The Grand Opening of Hotel Anthracite was held May 17th in Carbondale, PA. Hotel Anthracite, on the site of the former Carbondale Grand Hotel, was purchased in November 2017 by an investment group including Rob Grimm, owner of Grimm Construction, and Justin Genzlinger, CEO of Settlers Hospitality. Settlers Hospitality along with Grimm Construction have overseen the extensive renovations to the property.

“We are delighted to welcome the community and visitors to the new hotel. We think guests will be impressed by the historical touches and boutique upgrades to the building” says Justin Genzlinger.

The hotel features 61 newly appointed guest rooms and offers a full daily breakfast menu. Other features of the property include an outdoor courtyard, the new restaurant, Kōl Steakhouse, along with the new Canary Café, and the refurbished ballroom, Gravity Hall. There has been an overall facelift to this five year old Hotel, an anchor building in downtown Carbondale.

“The Carbondale Historical Society and Dr. Powell, have been instrumental in helping us to curate a fine collection of photographs, postcards and other historical pieces for the hotel. We are deeply appreciative of their help and hope our displays are something guests and locals can enjoy for years to come” according to Grant Genzlinger, Board Chair of Settlers Hospitality.

Kōl Steakhouse executive chef, Michael Bonner has created a lunch, dinner, and tavern menu complemented by an impressive wine list. On the dinner menu we find classic steakhouse dishes like the USDA Prime 34oz Porterhouse, 40oz Choice Tomahawk Ribeye, or the Creekstone Farms Filet Mignon. The menu also includes a selection of Chef’s Plates including Lobster Ravioli, Grilled Cauliflower Steak, and Chicken Milanese Anthracite. Expect to also find an array of Seafood like their Seafood Tower with a Lobster Tail, Shrimp Cocktail, Clams and Oysters on the Half Shell and Ahi Tuna Tartare along with an assortment of appetizers, salads and soups. Chef Bodner states that “You can expect a standard steakhouse feel with steaks a la carte and our chef plates which offer a more traditional dining style.”

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About Settlers Hospitality

Settlers Hospitality is a family run hospitality group in Hawley, PA consisting of The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches Resort, The Dock on Wallenpaupack,, Cocoon Coffeehouse, Lake Region Fitness, The Mill Market Bakery, & Art on the Edge.