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Appel's Society Hill B & B

414 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Noord, Aruba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We spent 1 week during an international congress at the Philadelphia Convention Center. The location is perfect (for the congress and for tourism), the house is historical with very confortable accomodation. Nice breakfast and room. Harry and Marilyn are charming and helped us a lot for practical things about the city: shuttles to the airport, restaurants, concerts, etc... We absolutely... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Stayed 3 nights. Great location, Musty odor in stairwell. For 3 nights 2 person stay was expected to use only one towel and wash cloth a piece for the 3 nights. Not accommodating when offered to pay additional for more bath linens. Blinds dirty filled with cobwebs, Bed uncomfortable. Not much of a breakfast. No telephone, no internet. Dark room... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We spent four nights at this very nicely renovated historic home. we had a second floor room. Currently the third floor rooms are not being rented, but would be a stiff climb to access. The hosts, Harry and Marilyn Appel, are charming and were helpful in guiding us to the sights we wanted to see. The Society hill neighborhood is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

I've stayed here several times and always had an enjoyable experience. The hosts make me feel right at home and are very helpful with recommendations for restaurants and places to see and visit. The rooms are always very clean and comfortable. Being near historic sites and South Street is an added bonus!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

but don't go past the entry. The room had a flimsy lock from the inside, the blinds had not been cleaned in months or years, the shower was too dirty to use, etc., etc. I did not sleep most of the night and found the guest breakfast area in the morning to be nearly as unkempt as the guest rooms.... More 

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