Facade of Settlers Inn

Accolades & Awards

This Arts and Crafts style lodge and restaurant has received many awards over the years for the commitment to sustainability and quality.


The Settlers Inn was honored with a SAGE Award in 2021 for being a Hometown Star from the Scranton Chamber of Commerce for their work with the Wayne County Food Bank.

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The Genzlinger Family of The Settlers Inn Awarded Legendary Family Historic Hoteliers of the Year from Historic Hotels of America (October 2016)

The Genzlinger Family of The Settlers inn has been honored by the Historic Hotels of America ® and Historic Hotels Worldwide ® with the Legendary Family, Historic Hoteliers of the Year Award. The family is recognized among other winners from all over the country. Each year, these Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence honor, encourage and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices.

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Justin Genzlinger with the Historic Hotels of America award
Justin Genzlinger with the Historic Hotels of America award

AAA Four Diamond Award (2009 – 2014) — Lodging and Dining
In 2009, The Settlers Inn joined this select group of Award Winners. Just 3.9 percent of the more than 31,000 AAA Rated lodgings and 3.9 percent of the  more than 31,000 AAA Rated lodgings are awarded this prestigious AAA Four Diamond designation.

Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau 2008 Green Award

Recognizing The Settlers Inn as a facility that demonstrates environmental stewardship through our operations, programs and services. For more than 30 years The Inn has utilized programs and practices that conserve energy, water, and waste.

BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Award
2014 – one of the Top Ten Bed and Breakfast Inns for Business Travel

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
For more than ten consecutive years The Inn has earned this honor, which recognizes our well-chosen selection of quality wine producers, along with a thematic match to the Inn’s menu in both price and style.

Open Table Diner’s Choice Award – 2013 through 2019

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – 2013 through 2021


Associations & Memberships

Green Hotels Association