Places to stay in New Hope, Pennsylvania

We currently have 7 accommodations in and around New Hope with other regional listings available for B&B's, Campgrounds, Hotels, Motels and other properties.

Photograph of Locust Brook Lodge, Butler
Photograph of Purcell Darrell House B&B, Swarthmore
Pennsylvania photos: Locust Brook Lodge in Butler, PA and Purcell Darrell House B&B in Swarthmore, PA

New Hope first came into being in 1700 as a 1000-acre land grant from William Penn to Robert Heath. Heath was required "to build and keep in repair a water corn mill for the use of the neighborhood". Heath built his mill on Ingham Creek about one mile inland from the Delaware River. Local restaurants include Marsha Brown's, Thyme On The Delaware, Eagle Diner, and Odette's.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the region are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, New Hope is located close to Midway Volunteer Fire Company- Station 5, Ingham Mews, Jericho Mountain, New Hope Boro Post Office and The Studio for Experiential Learning School.

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Ingham Creek is the primary geographic reason why the town of New Hope developed. Ingham Creek, which is also called Aquetong Creek, is fed by the Aquetong Spring that produces three million gallons of clear water every day. The volume and consistency of the water flow made Aquetong Creek ideal for milling operations. Numerous mills, powered by the water flow of Aquetong Creek, were built at various locations on the creek. This last period spanned the Revolutionary War when George Washington and his Army visited the little town and its ferry on at least four occasions. Coryell's Ferry was the staging site for George Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware five miles south of New Hope on December 25, 1776 and his victory over the Hessians at Trenton.

The Delaware Canal was opened from Bristol to New Hope in 1831. New Hope was the geographic center and the major hub of the canal system. It had four locks and an outlet lock so that boats could cross the Delaware River and enter the New Jersey canal system at Lambertville. Today you can still take barge rides on the canal, which was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978. The railroad was completed into New Hope in 1891. Both passenger and freight trains operated daily. The last passenger train ran in 1952. Freight operations continued until the 1980's.


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Weather for New Hope

The weather for the 26th of March is forecast to be damp with showers, with a low of 38f and a high of 64f. The following days conditions are forecast to be wet with showers, with an estimated low of 30f and a high of 49f.

The sun will rise at 6:50 am and set at 7:17 pm.

  • Longitude: -74°57'1.8000
  • Latitude: 40°21'52.92