We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 83 Philadelphia hotels

Parker-Spruce Hotel

Save
You added Parker-Spruce Hotel to your Saves list
261 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
Hotel amenities
No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #73 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Philadelphia
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1
    0
    0
    0
    13
See reviews for
Families
0
3
3
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (14)
  • Mar-May only
    (4)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (3)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (4)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (3)
All months
California
Top Contributor
1,553 reviews 1,553 reviews
62 hotel reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I confused this dump with the Parker in Palm Springs. Huge mistake!!! This hotel is dirty, smelly, has bugs and is in a scary neighborhood. Overall I'd give it a negative rating if TA offered that option. It was cheap.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I got stuck in Philly thanks to Greyhound and bad weather, this hotel was recommended to me at the bus station. I feel as though I have to defend this place because people reviewing it seem to have some weird expectations. I had a swell time here. Look, its in downtown Philly and its 50 bucks. Do some research on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 11
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I got mugged in front of the hotel last month and the front desk not only would not call 911 for me but they (security) escorted me out. after I pointed out that I was bleeding from the head and needed help. Guess if I had refused they would have called the police on me! Girls who looked dressed for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 9
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
2 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Stay far away as possible. It's a welfare hotel at best. Cockroaches, dirty sheets, horrible odor, I could go on and on. Shared moldy bathroom with doors that lock on each side. I was afraid to even use the bathroom. Not a good experience whatsoever.

Was this review helpful? Yes 19
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012 via mobile

We are two english girls aged 18 and 19. Our initial hotel messed up our booking so on a whim we decided to stay here. Here are some words we would use to describe our experience of 1 night. -mice -stains -dirty -seedy -creepy -over priced -sickening -rot -mould -damp -fag ends. On the plus side, the lady at reception... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 16
CO ANTRIM
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2010

This hotel may not be the most luxurious but the hammock effect was nice and at least there was a toilet!! I stayed in worse in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, N Ireland.

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
Ireland
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

I’m 43 years old and have travelled to dozens of countries and all types of hotels and hostels. The hotel was recommended to us by City tourist guides when we arrived at the central bus station in Philadelphia. We told them we wanted something for about $100 per night or less so they directed us to the Parker Spruce. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 17
Salisbury, Maryland
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

I was visiting from Maryland to see my boyfriend and because of the price of the hotel I was lured to the Parker Spruce. Big Mistake. This place reminded me of a housing project in Philadelphia. The inside of the building was old and dirty. The halls and elevators reeked of a mixture of mothballs and urine. The people there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 12
DC
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2007

The absolute worse hotel I've ever stayed in...and I've been in some bad ones. Had the misfortune of my radiator break on the way through town and was driven over there because it was "cheap" only to find out I would have been better staying in my car. It would no doubt have been cleaner, and safety probably was a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 23
New York City, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2006

Wow! Seedy would be kind....a hotel for the darker side of Philadelphia. Ten minutes was enough to assess the bargain and find another place to stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes 24
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Parker-Spruce Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Parker-Spruce Hotel

Address: 261 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Parker Spruce Hotel Philadelphia

2 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay