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Airport Waterfront Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   103 Taylor Avenue, Essington, PA 19029
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 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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Poughkeepsie, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is hard to find in the dark. It's nestled between a restaurant/club and a Holiday Inn Express. Parking is shared with the Holiday Inn Express. I'll admit that it did look a bit shady from the outside at night. The office isn't really an office but a desk with a computer. The clerk was super friendly and accommodating.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I actually chose this through Priceline, as one of the secret deals where you learn the name after you buy. Something I will NEVER do again. The room is dirty, hairs in the blankets, old toothpicks and trash in the bathroom. Some reviews claim bed bugs, I don't doubt it. My room personally did not have any, I tore it... More

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Eckert, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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 June 27, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

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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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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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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