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Penn's View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #19 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bronx, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Aside from the perfect location of the hotel, the price, and the comfy room, I also have to compliment the breakfast at this place - it's insanely good! Nice options, from waffles to eggs, to fresh fruit. Such a nice bonus to not have to add a search for a good breakfast to your day. Will definitely be back to... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just spent the wknd here & loved it. It was so beautiful...clean & nostalgic. Staff only complimented our wonderful stay here. Great house wine bar & dining in Panorama. Close to Penns Landing & other attractions. Parking is safe in lot right next door. We got the big bus pass & had no problem getting where we wanted to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for three nights while holidaying in Philadelphia. I chose this hotel based on it's location, price and the wonderful reviews on Tripadvisor. It certainly didn't disappoint. The check-in was fast and straightforward. Our room overlooked Market street. We just loved the historic period styling if this hotel, so much better than the chain hotels.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to surprise my bf with a room in the city. We already did the posh botique in NYC a few months ago, so I was looking for a bed & breakfast kind of feel, and Penn's View Hotel was exactly what I was looking for, and reasonable priced for being right in the city. We got the king-sized... More

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, I was a little concerned at first about Penn's View. The pictures looked nice, but the website was confusing for booking reservations. I called the hotel to set that up and promptly received my confirmation via Email. The pictures didn't do it justice! This converted warehouse is far enough out of the tourist area that we felt like we... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled onto Penn's View during a business trip after my reservations at another hotel got screwed up. I discovered a hidden gem. A converted warehouse built in the early 1800's, it has many features that remind me of hotels where I have stayed in Europe. Each room is unique, the restaurant is great and, unlike where I was suppose... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here in July. A nice touch was the availability of cold lemon-water in the lobby. The staff was very pleasant with suggestions. Our suite was on the second floor and very roomy with a sofa bed, large dining table, and separate bedroom. Very quiet -- no problems. They gave us a wake up call when we... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent Saturday July 5th, traveling through to Atlantic City. This hotel offers offstreet parking, different vendor, but it appeared to be manned most of the time. We walked over the bridge, lots of entertainment and fireworks went off that evening. The hotel is within walking distance to Campos, famous for their Cheesesteak sandwiches and of course,... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to stay - very clean and comfortable. It's just a few blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell so it's a good place for tourists. It was kind of hard for us to find at first because our GPS got confused but otherwise no problems.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel; room was very clean. Close to many shops, restaurants and historical landmarks in Philadelphia. Room had a wonderful little balcony with a great view of the city. This hotel is good for tourist as well as business travel. Amy, in the bar, was very nice and friendly. I would highly recommend.

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Address: 14 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Penn's View Hotel 3*
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Stay in the “Birthplace of America” at the Penn’s View Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Enjoy a stay in one of 49 comfortable rooms and 2 spacious suites with the convenience of Wi-Fi access and complimentary breakfast every morning. Additional amenities include: Daily newspaper, cable television, private balconies*, jetted spa bathtubs*, patios*, fireplaces*, pull-out sofas*, separate dining areas* fitness center, ATM access, and computer access. Penn’s View Hotel places you within access to all of Philadelphia’s greatest attractions. Also, enjoy an atmosphere of casual elegance at Ristorante Panorama, the authentic trattoria-style dining in the heart of Old City. At its unique wine bar, Il Bar, you can enjoy the custom-built, 120-bottle wine dispensing unit, which is the current Guinness Book of World Records holder. Penn’s View Hotel is a true Old City gem, and we look forward to welcoming you. (*Available in some rooms) ... more   less 
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