This post lists a few lodgings for seniors and families of the ‘modified events’ who elect to overnight locally indoors — instead of camping out — along the pilgrimage route Thursday, Friday, or Saturday evening, and/or for any pilgrims on Sunday after the pilgrimage has concluded.
For information specifically about accommodations Thursday evening after check-in, see this post.
Pilgrim-organizers do not recommend the lodgings listed below, or that pilgrims elect the ‘in-door’ overnight option. We list the hotels etc. below only as a handy reference to pilgrims of the ‘modified events’ who positively cannot opt to camp out. Organizers recommend each pilgrim who opts to over-night locally search other accommodations online to match his own preferences.
None of the listings here-below Thursday through Sunday are covered by the registration fee.
Pilgrims must provide their own transportation to avail of these overnight options. Pilgrim-organizers provide no transportation to or from the accommodations listed under this option.
Pilgrims opting to overnight Friday-Sunday at one of the local accommodations listed below (or elsewhere) must reserve a room themselves.
The registration fee does not cover hotel, motel, or any other optional overnight accommodation.
Only the bivouacs are covered by the registration fee.
(What does the fee cover? See this post.)
Here follow some suggestions for pilgrims opting to over-night nearby the bivouacs locally Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or/and (after the conclusion of pilgrimage) Sunday.
day-0 Thursday evening — accommodations near the bivouac at St. Mary’s Church, Hamburg
1. Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
exit 29B, I-78 – Hamburg, PA
50 Industrial Dr, Hamburg, PA 19526
2. Dutch Motel — NOTE: Shartlesville is approx. 5 miles west of Hamburg.
exit 23 on I-78 – Shartlesville, PA
1 Motel Dr, Shartlesville PA 19554
day-1 Friday evening — accommodations near the bivouac at The Brubaker’s Farm
1. Main Street Inn Boutique Motel
401 W Main St, Kutztown PA 19530
2. Hawk Mountain Bed & Breakfast
221 SR 1018, Kempton PA 19529
(Stony Run Valley Road)
day-2 Saturday evening — accommodations near the bivouac at The DeMasters’ Farm
1. Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Allentown-Fogelsville
7720 Main Street, Fogelsville PA 18051
2. Comfort Inn Lehigh Valley West
7625 Imperial Way, Allentown PA 18106
day-3 Sunday evening — local accommodations near the destination Shrine
1. Renaissance Allentown Hotel
12 N 7th Street, Allentown PA 18101
2. Ramada by Wyndham Whitehall/Allentown
1500 MacArthur Road, Whitehall PA 18052