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Penn's View Hotel

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14 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved out room. It was fairly large, with a queen bed, fireplace (very romantic), jacuzzi. The bed was extremely comfortable, and it was pleasant to have the fireplace in the middle of winter. I, however, had hoped for a nicer breakfast, since the hotel had a restaurant attached. Standard Continental Breakfast fare.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay this hotel it was quite and relaxing with a king bed and a large Jacuzzi bath. We were in walking distance to shops and wonderful restaurants. The charm of the hotel had history all around. The breakfast was so tasty and had a wonderful staff.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a "me-cation" in Old City recently. I stayed in Rm 314 Jacuzzi King with view. This is a room with a "loft" kind of feel. The room was luxurious, spacious, and cozy. The SPA BATH was phenomenal... Antonio and Christian were hospitable. The hotel is less than a block away from the Market-Frankford line, and 3 stops away... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a Premium Queen room which faced the Delaware River. With I-95 right across the street, and the elevator right outside our door, I was amazed at how quiet our room was. We did not hear any traffic noise. The gas fireplace was a nice touch on a cold winter night. The decor was great and the bathroom... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

perfect location, right near market street and the metro. rooms were comfortable, lovely view. very pretty building. breakfast was good too :) there was a bit of traffic noise but nothing major. check out mac's tavern around the corner on market for great food and service :)

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel is very well positioned with a fantastic view over the Delaware river. Staff were very helpful especially Christian at the front desk. Breakfast was filling with a variety of baked treats, waffles and fruit. Is close to the station if you want to take a train anywhere and about 5mins to walk to the Liberty Bell. Thoroughly worth... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was our second stay at Penn's View. This is a small but full-service hotel, very charming with beautiful decor - traditional with a twist. Each room is unique and lovely. The standard rooms are a good size, and wonderful value. The very reasonable rates also include a bountiful and delicious continental breakfast buffet, much better than average, Includes waffles,... More 

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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here last year and had the best time. Very clean and the big jacuzzi tub was a great way to end the day. The fire place was perfect as we were there in February. The staff was very nice and was close to so many things. We would stay here again for sure.

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Amherst, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our room was really noisy even though we asked for a quiet room. The location is sort of OK but backs onto some sort of freeway. The view's not good. I wouldn't recommend it. Not a memorable hotel and we were disappointed.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a wonderful small hotel down in Old City, Philadelphia, near great restaurants, theatres, movies, and historical landmarks. We stayed one night as a holiday treat and loved our smallish room with natural light and a clean, well-equipped bathroom. The interiors are tasteful and up-to-date. Continental breakfast is adequate, with waffles, boiled eggs, toast, and fruit. (Coffee needs to... More 

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