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Brandywine River Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1609 Baltimore Pike, Building 300, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Grofe Pennsylvania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at this pleasant small motel. We have found it clean, quiet and comfortable each time. It is a nice change from the big chains, if, for nothing else, the real china at the breakfast area. If we again visit the area to go to Longwood Gardens, etc., we will again stay here.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As noted elsewhere, the room as clean, quiet, a little short on outlets, and the opposite of trendy. The staff was AMAZING, especially Corrine (sp?) at the front desk. The nearby restaurants were good. The only real negative I have is outside the hotel's control - there were no sidewalks, so taking an after-dinner stroll or pre-breakfast run was challenging.

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Vincentown, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice small 40 room hotel with a homey feel. Clean and in good working order despite being a little outdated. Our King suite was spacious and had all we needed. Great restaurant in walking distance as well. Staff was polite but not overly welcoming, but that was okay as when we arrived we were tired and didn't need any perky... More

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not the Ritz but then again neither is the price. The room was quiet and clean. The bed in our suite was quite large though the TV was not visible from the bed. The free wifi connection was a snap. The Brandywine Prime restaurant is a short stroll down the hill and features a superb menu and well... More

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Mount Vernon, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I loved this hotel. It is a little old fashioned: keys instead of swipe cards, and it could use a few extra outlets as the electrical set up was designed before you had to recharge so many devices. Still, there was free wifi, free breakfast, and the room was spacious, clean, and amazingly quiet, with a good... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a beautiful scenic area surrounded by great restaurants (Brandywine Prime/Antica) in Andrew Wyeth country but I put up a friend there recently and it went from bad to worse. Customer service is seriously lacking. There appears to be no supervisory staff and the staff that does work there just a little shady. Charged both my credit... More

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Philadelphia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for a birthday trip to explore the winery's. He chose this hotel based on the great reviews it had. But that's the point, this hotel was at one point probably really nice. It definitely needs A LOT of updating. It's hidden on the side of the highway. Not really classy. We walked in and... More

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daysspringfield, General Manager at Brandywine River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear XZ5010, I am sorry if you were disappointed with your stay. Our hotel prides itself on being a quiet and quaint property, we believe its a part of the charm, while having modern amenities available for all of our valued guests. We have been in the process of updating and renovating the property this last year and hope to... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend staying elsewhere.The staff is incredibility rude and treated myself and other guests with no respect. James, the staff member, working the night shift felt it was justified to barge into our hotel room. He walked right into the bathroom when a female was in there. He didn't apologize or show any concern. James needs assistance with customer... More

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daysspringfield, General Manager at Brandywine River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LoriAnnTravelBug, At our hotel we take our customer service very seriously and I am sincerely sorry if your perception was that it was less then that. We respect your review as well as you opinion and while we apologize for your dissatisfaction, we do have to politely disagree about the circumstances and events as you have explained them in... More

Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering the Brandywine River Hotel in the fall or winter, you are greeted with a roaring fire in the small, but cozy lounge; this is only the beginning of a lovely stay in historic Chester County, PA. Though a bit larger, it reminds me of a boutique hotel with excellent service. The rooms are large and attractive. An office... More

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Seattle
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117 reviews 117 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff is friendly. Clean; has a business center. But aside from the decor, not much different from the standard chain motel with a breakfast buffet. A few years ago you could get a glass of wine in the evening in their cozy little lobby, but no longer.

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Address: 1609 Baltimore Pike, Building 300, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Chadds Ford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Brandywine River Hotel 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Nestled on a hillside in the heart of the Brandywine Valley, the Brandywine River Hotel offers distinctive European style lodging for both leisure and business travelers, capturing the unique charm and tranquility of the Brandywine in a stylish, colonial setting. ... more   less 
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