Places to stay in New Hope, Pennsylvania

We currently have 29 accommodations in and around New Hope with other regional listings available for B&B's, Campgrounds, Hotels, Motels and other properties.

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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 Lambertville Elementary School, ESC School, Belle Mountain, Washington Crossing Historic Park and Bulls Island.

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Cordials Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast located 1km from the center of New Hope.

Set in the heart of New Hope, our 2 1/2 story inn offers the charm of the past and the comforts of present.

143 Old York Road
New Hope, Pennsylvania

New Hope Inn

Hotel located 1km from the center of New Hope.

36 West Mechanic Street
New Hope, Pennsylvania

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More about the areas accommodations and tourism

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 3rd of September is forecast to be mostly cloudy during the night, with a low of 67f and a high of 93f. The following days conditions are forecast to be changable, with scattered thunderstorms, with an estimated low of 58f and a high of 85f.

The sun will rise at 6:27 am and set at 7:28 pm.

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