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Rodeway Inn Center City

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1208 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited this location twice in the last 10 days- This is not upmarket, high end- this is good value, friendly small hotel in a great location.Ideal for exploring Philadelphia --a couple of blocks from city hall, a 10 minute walk from the hsitorical district, and close to bars restaurants and cafes. Friendly and helpful staff expecially Dawn on front... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked this hotel on a whim, I was going to Philadelphia with a friend and basically chose the cheapest hotel on Trivago within 2 miles of the centre of Philly. This hotel is in an amazing location, very central and close to all transport amenities you need - we arrived on a bus from NYC, so was easily walkable... More

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RodeWayCC, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments to our staff and high standards of cleanliness and hospitality. I am glad that you enjoyed the value and the convenient location of our hotel! We are so glad that your stay was enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! More

Kings Park, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently moved my son to Philadelphia to attend Thomas Jefferson. The hotel is walking distance with parking across the street ( which they validate) . We were not sure of the location or what we would find, but from the beginning to the end of the stay we were pleasantly surprised. Rodeway Inn is very European , small lobby,... More

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RodeWayCC, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, your feedback, and your comments regarding your stay. We seek to give each guest a very comfortable and accommodating experience and we are thrilled to hear of our success in this ambition. We thank you for your loyalty and look forward to serving you again in the future! More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought this would be a good find but I quickly found out why this hotel is only two stars. Unfriendly staff, especially the arrogant guy at the desk with grey hair. The rooms are tiny and pretty unclean. The building is really old so the floors are on a slant like the previous reviews said. You cannot even control the... More

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RodeWayCC, Front Office Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

I wanted to take a moment and thank you for leaving a post on trip advisor after your stay at the Rodeway Inn Center City Philadelphia. As hospitality professionals here at the Rodeway Inn we are constantly trying to see how we can better serve our guests. When someone takes the time to leave a comment, good or bad, we... More

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel not only "accidentally" threw away my belongings, the front desk manager tried to shame and blame me for it. She even kicked me out of the hotel when I had paid for the room. They admitted fault, but denied any responsibility until they came to their legal senses and demanded proof of purchase of my belongings. Sorry, but... More

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RodeWayCC, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

I deeply regret to learn that you found this experience to be so terrible. This issue is being addressed with our staff and management. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention so that we can make sure no future guest experiences the same inconvenience. More

Orlando, FL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we booked our stay online, the pictures looked great for this hotel... Still, when we arrived, we were taken aback by how awesome this place was, from the modern lobby (complete with fresh fruit and fruit infused ice water), and our room was just as amazing! The beds were heavenly, we had a huge flat screen television, and the... More

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RodeWayCC, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback. It is rewarding to learn that we exceeded your expectations with the accommodations, hospitality and cleanliness of our guest rooms. It is always our ambition to give a one of a kind memorable experience. We are so glad that your stay was enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you... More

NonnaC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked out a lot of hotels online and finally decided to try the Rodeway because of the price and location. When we called the hotel directly, they gave us an even better price than on the web and the $12 parking per day seemed unbelievable compared to the other hotels in the area. We weren't expecting much - just... More

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RodeWayCC, Front Office Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

I wanted to take a moment and thank you for leaving a post on trip advisor after your stay at the Rodeway Inn Center City Philadelphia. As hospitality professionals here at the Rodeway Inn we are constantly trying to see how we can better serve our guests. When someone takes the time to leave a comment, good or bad, we... More

Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into this hotel and found our room was on a slope. Concerned about safety we called down and spoke to the lady on reception who offered to show us another room. Brian Krason came to the room and told us we could not move as we had unpacked. He told us the room was safe but did not want... More

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RodeWayCC, Front Office Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Encouraging a guest to leave is always the last resort of any hotel operator but sometimes for the benefit of others and someone's own welfare we do in fact ask someone in your apparent condition to not stay. With the amount of stairs we have and the volume of your speech you were anything but easy to try to and... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find in a great location in Philadelphia. I was there for July 4 and their rate was great. Do not let other Rodeway Inns appearance make you not stay here as I have seen some sketchy Rodeways. The staff was helpful, I was shocked when they went outside to hail us a cab. The room was clean... More

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RodeWayCC, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

We are most pleased to read that you were exceedingly happy with your decision to stay with us. Thank you for commending our staff, rooms, rates, and location which we take immense pride in. We strive our best to give you the best in customer service. Thank you for your business, we look forward to your next stay. More

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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location couldn't be better. Lots of great restaurants and walked to everything. Park across the street for $12 overnight. With that being said, worst night sleep we've had. We needed 2 queen beds with 2 adults and 2 children. They were overbooked and upgraded us to a suite. We thought that meant 2 queen bed suite...like maybe with a couch.... More

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RodeWayCC, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Your review is important to us as it helps us to identify problems and take corrective measures. Your concern about the beds, sheets, and pillows will be forwarded to our staff. Thank you for commending our hotel’s location as well as our staff. We do hope you will return and let us show you a far better experience. More

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Address: 1208 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn Center City 2*
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New flat screen HDTVs and personal Keurig coffee makers in all rooms! We offer reasonably priced, straightforward accommodations with updated in-room amenities, right in the heart of the city! Our property is within short walking distance of many local attractions and business centers including but not limited to: The Pennsylvania Convention Center, Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell Center, The Franklin Institute, The National Constitution Center, Liberty Place, Jefferson Hospital, University of Penn Hospital, Walnut Street Theater, numerous eateries. ... more   less 
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