The Sayre Mansion

Select Registry Member Since 2003

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The Sayre Mansion

Select Registry Member Since 2003

The Basics

A carefully restored 1858 home in Bethlehem, PA with 19 beautifully appointed mansion guest rooms, each with a private bath, and four Carriage House Suites. Many guest rooms feature original details such as vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, intricate woodwork, and gold leaf ceilings. Guest may take advantage of a complimentary house-made breakfast and an electric vehicle charging station. Located within walking distance of Lehigh University, St. Luke’s Hospital, The SteelStacks Campus, and Wind Creek Bethlehem.

Things We Love

roof top room

The Conservatory guest room is located on the top floor, and with a roof made entirely of glass that spans the full depth of the house, offers a 180-degree view of Bethlehem

ornate ceiling

Many guest rooms feature original details such as vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, woodwork and gold leaf ceilings


In-house caterer, Karen Hunter, is renowned in the Lehigh Valley. She crafts elegant menus for events both on and off-site

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • City Center Adventures
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • The Sayre Mansion is located in Bethlehem’s Southside, an enclave for emerging and established artists. Take any of the three art walks to see public works on display and to get an up close and personal view of the city
  • Plan a visit during the holiday season. Christmas celebrations begin in early November and continue through December 31
  • Musikfest takes place within walking distance of The Sayre Mansion. Named one of the 10 best music festivals in America, the event spans 10 days in August with more than 500 shows on 17 stages throughout the city.
  • Ramble along the Lehigh Valley Covered Bridge Tour to see the seven iconic structures that call Lehigh Valley home

See & Do

antique shopping in beautiful furniture and unique wares

Visit Historic Bethlehem Museum and historic sites to learn about Moravian culture


Bethlehem Steel was a behemoth in the city for decades. Walk along the Hoover-Mason Trestle, a public walkway that runs alongside the blast furnaces

mountain biker in the woods

Bike or walk along a 3.5-mile span of the Delaware and Lehigh National Corridor that runs from Bethlehem to Freemansburg. The former towpath along the Lehigh River offers views of the Bethlehem Steel site and canal lock #43. Take the trail in the opposite direction 3.9 miles and travel from Bethlehem to Allentown.


Located in the heart of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sayre Mansion is the Lehigh Valley's premier urban inn. Robert Sayre, town icon and entrepreneur, lived in the charming mansion. Guests who stay at the Inn receive a glimpse of the charm and elegance of the past. Beautifully restored, this Bethlehem, Pennsylvania bed and breakfast features luxurious comfort in each of the 23 guest rooms and suites. With easy access to the attractions and activities of the Lehigh Valley and conveniently located within blocks of Lehigh University, St. Luke's Hospital, Historic Downtown Bethlehem, the Revitalized Southside Shopping District and the Wind Creek Casino, Sayre Mansion provides guests with numerous opportunities to enjoy the area.


Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry

Food & Wine

You will start your day off right with a gourmet breakfast served in our elegant dining room. Help yourself to a breakfast buffet of fresh fruit and home-baked muffins, breads, or pastries. Our selection of hot entrees of the day, which range from orange peel French toast, to Belgian waffles, to specialty omelets — made to order, are sure to satisfy the heartiest appetite. Pair a glass of fresh orange juice and rich-roasted, hot coffee with your meal to complete the wonderful start to your day.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental, Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables

Rooms & Suites

Sayre Mansion Inn offers all the amenities of a modern hotel with a touch of old-world refinement and complete corporate services. Every room has been beautifully restored in a unique design, while still holding true to tradition. Each stay comes with a full, gourmet breakfast and the undivided attention of the Sayre Mansion Inn staff. All the rooms feature wireless Internet access, telephones, cable television, hair dryers, and private baths. Every accommodation is non-smoking and either features a twin, queen, or king size bed.

Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 22

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Service, Refrigerator, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services


Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, 24 Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry

Location Type

Location Type: City/Metro



Pet-Friendly: Limited

Innkeeper's Pets: Inside

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

A wedding reception at the Sayre Mansion Inn is a breathtakingly beautiful occasion. The Inn sits on two acres of picturesque grounds adorned with century old trees, which provide a unparalleled setting for your special day. Our dedicated staff will assist you with all the details, such as florists, musicians, photographers (and more) to suit your needs.

Between April and October, weddings can accommodate up to 150 guests incorporating the use of our parlors, porch and the patio, which adjoins an elegant 30' x 60' tent to the mansion. Throughout the year, we are equally well suited for smaller intimate gatherings using the interior of the mansion.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 150-199

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Outdoor

Reception Seating: 50-150

Max Capacity Outdoor: 150

Business Travel & Events


# of Meeting Rooms: 1

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 42

Max Capacity Boardroom: 30

Max Capacity Classroom: 40

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