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The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park, a Marriott Hotel

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for a two night stay but ended up staying for three due to the blizzard. The hotel made accommodations to ensure the proper staff was working by putting them up at the hotel. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. They stocked our room with extra towels and other bathroom amenities prior to the blizzard hitting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked this thinking that this was one of Marriot's more boutique hotels. Unfortunately, this is just not true - rooms are tired looking and not very special. The staff were uninterested at best, and the rooms and food were nothing special. It is good however for the location and I was lucky enough to quickly see the Liberty Bell... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Franklin Hotel for a weekend visit to Old Town Philadelphia, and the hotel was perfect for our trip. The weekend rate was very reasonable — a room 100 sq. ft. larger than a comparably priced room at the Sheraton, and much closer to everything, which is especially important on a chilly winter weekend. Staff was professional... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice, older hotel in a great location. Easy on and off to all of the highways and easy walk to everything. Great Amenities in the rooms, super nice staff, and very clean. The workout room was kind of dirty and could use some attention but beyond that, a very nice stay. Would recommend.

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is my first choice in Philadelphia. It is convenient to all center city locations yet is in a quiet, safe neighborhood (borders old town) It is always exceptionally clean and has GREAT staff.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now this property is associated with Marriott I would expect to see a jump in activity always a great place and view of Independence hall from some rooms is real neat Nice lobby seating area with a small bar, So many good restaurants in the area they do not need to provide anything but breakfast

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends from Sweden and my honey stayed at this hotel! Everything was awesome! Great staff throughout the hotel. Will definitely return. All I can say is they must have a great GM! The hotel was close to the parks and allot of great restaurants. There is so much competition in Philly and the hotel is by far the shining... More 

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Oberlin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice service, concierge, valet parking, fitness room, lounge. View from the 11th floor of the Delaware River was great. Location can't be beat. We came here as part of a music workshop, and the staff was great at dealing with our multiple instrument cases, bags, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

landed in Philadelphia before going to DC to visit my daughter...i choosed that hotel because i wanted to be close to the historical centre....and indeed it is...very nice city and very nice ambiance...the hotel is great, rooms are very nice even if they would need a more recent decoration... i would recommand the hotel for the location and kindness of... More 

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Tysons Corner VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel changed over from Omni to Marriott in November 2015, but the only signs of transition we witnessed were that the front desk staff identified themselves as being "Omni," meaning that Marriott had kept them on. Our lovely room on the 12th floor had a view overlooking Independence Hall -- a nice surprise. The very negative review that was... More 

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