5 BEST Hotels near Bucknell University

Looking for a great hotel near Bucknell University? These are our top picks for a wide range of budgets 🙂

#1 – Comfort Suites Lewisburg

Comfort Suites Lewisburg

– $$$$

– Lewisburg, PA

– Across the street from Bucknell University!

You can’t get any closer to the university than this – but thankfully Comfort Suites is more than just a great location.

You can enjoy a large room, clean bathroom, indoor pool, and an on-site convenience store where you can buy snacks. Rooms are equipped with flatscreen TVs and a free/fast wifi connection. Add in a fitness center and free continental breakfast – what more could you need!



#2 – Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lewisburg, PA

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lewisburg, PA

– $$

– Lewisburg, PA

– 5-minute drive to Bucknell University

Easily the best budget hotel in the area, we love how homely and cozy Country Inn & Suites feels.

While we love the indoor pool, fitness center, and on-site laundry, we think the best part of this motel is the large and clean rooms. The beds are perfect if you are looking to have a great night’s rest.



#3 – Holiday Inn Express Lewisburg – New Columbia

Holiday Inn Express Lewisburg - New Columbia

– $$$

– New Columbia, PA

– 9-minute drive to Bucknell University

The Holiday Inn Express always offers a ton of value – this location included!

Rooms are big and clean, and come equipped with wifi, a fridge, a microwave, and a safe. If you feel like relaxing there is a jacuzzi and some of the rooms even have hot tubs! Breakfast is included and guests rate it as ‘exceptional’.



#4 – Best Western Plus Country Cupboard Inn

Best Western Plus Country Cupboard Inn

– $$

– Lewisburg, PA

– 7-minute drive to Bucknell University

A great option for anyone looking for a quiet hotel, there’s a lot to love about this Best Western,

Rooms are cozy and the pillows are very comfy. You can chill in your room and watch cable on your flatscreen TV, or swim in one of the two pools! And you know what they say – twice the pools is twice the fun 😉



#5 – Holiday Inn Express Selinsgrove

Holiday Inn Express Selinsgrove

– $$$

– Shamokin Dam, PA

– 15-minute drive to Bucknell University

If you are driving to Bucknell University and are coming from the south, staying in Shamokin Dam might make sense. If so, definitely stay at the Holiday Inn Express.

The hotel is basic, but very clean and well-reviewed. Guests love how friendly and helpful the staff are, and the pancake making machine is a must-try.



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About the Author Aaron Hovanesian

Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties. When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.