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“Jazz and a comfortable stay”
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Deer Head Inn
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Deer Head, and took advantage of their jazz package. For $199, this included a double room, music charge, a $65 credit towards food at dinner, and $15 credit towards breakfast in the morning. The room was comfortable, if a bit plain, but immaculately clean, with a lovely bathroom with plenty of hot water and strong water pressure, something often lacking in the many b & b's we have stayed at. Dinner was delicious - absoluetly the best cooked salmon I have ever had anywhere, with a tasty risotto and fresh veggies. My husband enjoyed the pasta special, linguini with a beet-based sauce, roasted beets, pickled onions and goat cheese, to which he added grilled shrimp. Very unusual, but very tasty. Music is from 7 - 11, after which we climbed up to our room (be warned, 4 floors, no elevator), and slept soundly. Excellent air conditioning, which was essential, since temps were in the high 80s. Breakfast the next morning was very tasty, we ordered the eggs benedict and spinach, feta, artichoke and olive omelette. Friendly service, altogether a very enjoyable getaway at a bargain price. Thank you!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Dinner was amazing. The Brie Cheese Salad is a must... All dishes were amazing! Hubby had the Taco Salad and I had a Seafood pasta dish. Atmosphere with authentic Jazz music is a must, and a least a one time experience. Highly Recommended.

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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

After 7 days on the trail, we arrived wet and miserable and were welcomed warmly, all our needs were met, hot shower and a warm room and bed. Friendly staff, after eating oatmeal for 7 days the breakfast was great

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for two nights to take a rest from the Appalachian Trail before heading into the rocks of Pennsylvania.

Very comfortable rooms and good location both on the AT and close to eating and other establishments. I think there were only three of us since it's a bit early in the season. My biggest regret was not being here on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to enjoy a jazz performance and the bar -- I think it would have rated a 5 rather than a 4.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us went to Deer Head Inn for a couple of nights. There was a bit of a delay checking in as the only person available was the cook. We made good on the time though and went for a short drive to Shawnee Mountain Resort; which was very nice. So we toured that area for a bit and decided that we would try to return for a stay there later in the year. Headed back to Deer Head Inn, checked in and got settled into our rooms. They were on the 4th floor (no elevator) which we knew ahead of time but for anyone that may have trouble with stairs this is something you will want to consider when making reservations. The music Thursday night was good. I enjoyed hearing all of the Artist. Friday evening we listened to vocalist LaTanya Hall and pianist, Andy Milne. They were both very good. The base player was very good as well. It was a nice trip dispite the bad weather (rain). I know this is silly but if I could have one item in our room it would have been a bigger mirror or a full lenghth mirror. The one in the bathroom just didn't do it for me. There was not one picture on any of the walls in our room so I say there's more than enough room for a mirror outside the bathroom. That way two people can get ready at the same time and not have to wait for the bathroom. All in all it was a pleasant trip and we all had a very nice time.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give this place a 3.5. I brought my boyfriend here for his birthday because they are known for their jazz performances and he loves jazz. We are 24 and 30. Overall our experience was a positive one and we had a lot of fun but to give a completely honest opinion I have a couple nit pickey things that we noticed The woman I spoke with on the phone to make the reservation was very nice and picked a very good spot for us to sit during the performance and dinner. Perfect actually. I got the jazz package which gave me a room (I chose king), the cover charge for the band, $65 for dinner (not including drinks and %18 gratuity), and $7.50 each for breakfast. The food was good. We had ahi tuna and a chicken quesadilla as well as a couple desserts. My boyfriend said the tuna was pretty good but wishes she had the steak. We wished there were more than 4 beers on tap. The jazz performances was amazing (we saw Eric Mintel). We had to walk outside to get to our room during the performance times which was a little but of a nusance. The room was very clean for the most part. The king bed was two single beds pushed together. It was OK. Not the most comfortable but I've slept on worse. The bathroom was clean other then the toilet paper roll holder being very rusted out and there was some hair I the shower which was a little gross. The room had charm to it but was a little old. You had to lock the lock to keep the door shut. The only real negative part of our trip was when we tried to go to bed. The walls are paper thin and our neighbors kept us up until well after midnight with their noise and woke us up bright and early at 6:30 am. Thankfully it was only an overnight trip so we weren't too bothered by it but we were pretty tired the next day because of our noisy neighbors. Breakfast was also very good and the waitresses were all super friendly and helpful. We liked it here and would come back for sure!

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went her based on a recommendation from a local. Was told there was a brunch. Unfortunately there was no brunch. However the atmosphere was relaxing with jazz playing in the background. Staff was very friendly. Menu was your basic breakfast selections. Food didn't take long and was decent. You had a view of the little borough of the Delaware water gap and could see over to the river. All in all a cute quite little Sunday morning place to try.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Deer Head Inn

Address: 5 Main St, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Delaware Water Gap
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Delaware Water Gap
Price Range: $115 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Deer Head Inn, home of jazz in the Poconos. The inn boasts 10 rooms each with private bath, 2 of which are suites. Our menu of eclectic American Continental is bound to satisfy everyone. We serve both classic dishes as well as adventurous faire. Our focaccia bread is baked fresh daily. We are open Thursday-Saturday 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM and Sundays 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. We have live music Thursday thru Sunday. Reservations are strongly suggested. During warmer months we offer trivia on Wednesdays starting at 8:00 PM and usually ending around 10:30 PM. ... more   less 
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Deer Head Hotel Delaware Water Gap

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