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Airport Waterfront Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   103 Taylor Avenue, Essington, PA 19029
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Essington
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth S Maumelle, Arkansas, United States
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Eckert, Colorado
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Waterfront Inn on a Sunday night in July as a last-minute option near the PHL airport. When we checked in we heard some loud noise on the other side of the hotel, and the clerk mentioned there was a party, but not until we walked up the three floors to our room (no elevator) and found out... More

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Maumelle, Arkansas, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 5 nights in this hotel and so far it has really disappointed me. My room was "used" before I checked in. I walked up to the 3rd floor and saw that someone had already been in the room, so I had to walk all the way back downstairs to talk to the lady at the desk. Turns out... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1-night (Jun 2014) & thought it was a great value (i.e., clean, comfortable beds, well maintained, friendly staff, coffee in the morning), but discovered 2-minor issues... (1) The structure is 3-stories high, and NO elevator: disabled/older folks might have issues if offered rooms on the top-2 floors; and, (2) the motel is adjacent to a night club that... More

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Providence, RI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The one thing going for this place is that the people at the front desk are very friendly. But the rooms are very dated. Mine was mildewy from the old air conditioner and had a very grimy carpet. All rooms open to the outside and it is easy to hear the smallest noise right outside your room. Not a great... More

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Miami
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk guy was friendly and tried to be accommodating. But my praise for this place ends right there. I am not hard to please... I stay at value (aka cheap) motels without much fuss when I need to. What I hate is not being told that there will be extremely loud music right outside the door (literally, the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a decent hotel that served it's purpose; a reasonably priced room near the airport. The room was older and bed was below average, but overall it was comfortable and fine for the night. I'd stay here again if I needed place to spend the night. The staff was incredibly friendly both on the phone and in-person even though... More

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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Planned a spring anniversary trip to the east coast including a stop in Philly. Wanted something somewhat close to the airport and the Waterfront seemed OK. It is right next to a Holiday Inn Express so do not get confused when checking in as I did. It is set back a bit from the parking lot and the hotel sign... More

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Hamburg, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Since we visit relatives in the area we've stayed at several hotels in the area, Airport Waterfront is definitely one we'll be back to. Location is great right on the river next to a park. We were concerned when we first arrived about airplane noise, but nothing was heard in the room. Rooms were very basic but clean and comfortable.... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

First question: What do people expect for the price? You have to be realistic when writing a review! Considering all factors, this place deserves 5 stars!!! Big surprise for me after reading the reviews here! Be ready to search for this hotel when you arrive. I could not find it on Google Maps. Nearly missed it when the cabby could... More

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Ithaca, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I knew that this hotel would have just the basics. But here are a few of my thoughts. It took 25 minutes to get the shuttle to arrive at the airport pick-up location. Other hotels had repeating pick ups in that time frame. I had difficulty getting the remote control to switch TV stations. The front office tried to assist... More

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Address: 103 Taylor Avenue, Essington, PA 19029
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Airport Waterfront Inn 2*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Airport Transportation
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38 room exterior corridor hotel located on the Delaware River, 4 miles south of Philadelphia International Airport. Room amenities include 32" flat screen TV's, iron & ironing board, coffee maker. ... more   less 
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