Host Hotel: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel

The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster is the Santa Gathering’s host hotel for 2022.

To book your room at the Double Tree Resort Hotel and receive our group rate, please click here. Our rate is good from Sept 6th – Sept 12th to accommodate attendees that plan to come early or stay late. Our actual event dates are Sept 7th – Sept 11th. To reserve rooms for these dates only: go to the Hotel’s Book a Room page and edit the Your Stay dates by clicking on the Edit Stay link at the top of the page.

Group Name:Santa Gathering 2022
Group Code:SAN
Hotel Name:Double Tree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster
Hotel Address:2400 Willow Street Pike
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602
Phone Number:717-464-2711

When making a telephone reservation, please state that you are coming for the Santa Gathering, Group Code: SAN. Also, ask for any special needs you might have.
Cost: $149 per night. Double occupancy with taxes. Includes free breakfast for room occupants.

If any special accommodations are needed such as parking for a motor home, etc., contact Mrs. Claus Annette Falkevitz.

For those of you not staying at the DoubleTree but wish to join us for the breakfast buffet the cost is $14.00 plus tax.

Lodging & Transportation

Other Lodging

Hotels & Inns:
Fairfield Inn & Suites-Lancaster East – 717-295-9100
Country Inn & Suites – Phone: 866-925-7881
Econo Lodge North – Phone: 717 299-6900 – No Pets
Knights Inn – Phone: 866-539-4139 – Pets: extra fee
Continental Inn – Phone: 717-299-0421

Camp Grounds & RV Parks:

For RV park and campground reviews:

Old Mill Stream Campground at Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East (U.S. Route 30), Lancaster, PA
Phone: 717-299-2314

Mill Bridge Village Camp Resort
Phone: 800-645-2744

White Oak Campground
Phone: 717 687-6207



AMTRAK has two lines that service the Lancaster area. Check online for the schedules and stops. The Lancaster station is not a full service station but it is serviced by the Red Rose Transit Bus Line. The RRT Route #14 transits Route #30 which runs right by the Lancaster Host on its way to Paradise and Kinzer. RRT Route #14 also services the Greyhound Bus Station in Lancaster.

Also check online with Amtrak to see if they have service in your area to Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Line comes out of Pittsburgh and has stops along the way as it winds around the famous horse shoe curve at Altoona on its way to Lancaster, Philadelphia and New York.
The Keystone Line comes out of New York to Philadelphia and on to Lancaster with stops along the way in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

A full service airport has rentals but no shuttle service to the Hotel which is 30 miles away.

For those who are not attending the group discussions and choose to do some sightseeing check the Red Rose Transit site for free rides as they are supported by the PA Lottery and seniors ride free.