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Hilton Inn at Penn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (University City)
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travelled for 15 days along the USA east coast and we sleep in several hotels but this was absolutely the best!! It's located in the heart of the university city in philadelphia, inside the UPenn campus (one if the most beautiful campus I had seen in USA!!). The rooms are huge and the furniture is fantastic. But the best... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of spending a couple of nights here earlier this month while in town to help a family member move into an apartment nearby. I now know where we will stay when we come back to visit them. The room was nicely appointed, clean and good sized. The staff were helpful and courteous. The only complaint I... More

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear Gordon S, Thank you for your comments. My apologies for any delays with check-out and retrieval of your vehicle, that is highly unusual. I'll happily pass on your kind words to Michael and to Marco (Penne's General Manager). Thank you for your patronage, and we look forward to your return. More

detroit, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an excellent experience at this Hotel. We have stayed there 4 times in the past year and we have enjoyed our stay every time. The location is great and the personal touch was much appreciated. The rooms were plush and the climate control system and the green based electricity conservation set up was clever. Hypoallerginic rooms are offered... More

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear John B, Five bubbles across the board, that's exactly what we strive for. We appreciate your patronage, and anticipate your fifth visit! Thank you for your loyalty, and safe travels. More

New York City, New York
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although this was a quick overnight stay while in Philly, it didn't disappoint. I am normally a Starwood guy (they were all booked out), but I would gladly stay at this hotel again. The beds were comfortable, the hotel was well appointed and they are relatively close to a few great places to go out and the Cira center/30th St... More

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear GeorgT_82, Thank you for the high marks! I'm glad that we were able to lay the groundwork for your conversion into a "Hilton guy." Please visit again soon, and safe travels. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very impressed with the Inn at Penn. Fantastic location in the heart of UPenn's campus, friendly staff, and nicely renovated rooms/common areas. Enjoyed an excellent breakfast in the hotel restaurant, complete greek yoghurt parfaits and made-to-order omelets. Continental Breakfast was free as a Hilton Diamond member; the full breakfast was a reasonable $4 upcharge. Would definitely stay here again!

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear Scott M, Thank you taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Five bubbles out of five, that's exactly what we strive for. Safe travels! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the hotel for one night and it was quite nice. The location in West Philly is obviously ideal for meetings at U Penn or Drexel as well as the many other institutions on Market St. The staff were friendly. It's located near lots of restaurants and other retail--I didn't try the hotel restaurant though. The room was... More

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear brooklynprof, Thank you for your comments, and the recommendation. We hope that you return to see us soon. Safe travels! More

Cleveland, Ohio
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on the Penn campus for a talk, and was put up at the Inn at Penn: this is modern and the rooms are a notch above your typical business hotel. I like my creature comforts when I travel and I would be very happy to be at the Inn at Penn even for pleasure.

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Thank you, DNARNA2014, for the high marks and recommendation. Thank you too for taking notice of our Green initiatives, we're proud of what we've implemented. Please visit again soon, and safe travels. More

Audubon, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn at Penn is a wonderful hotel in Philadelphia. We stayed there because we were going to a wedding on the University of Penn. campus. It was a 5 minute walk from the campus. The room was clean, there was a complimentary i Pad. The valet parking was an additional but it was well worth the price. There were... More

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KTMurnane, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Dear nerak1948, Thank you for the fantastic review! We are so pleased to hear that you were impressed, and look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More

Katy, TX, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff. Very friendly and very helpful. It rained one night and the front desk offered us umbrellas to use. Great location. We were visiting U PENN University and the hotel was only a couple of blocks away.

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Dear Ronald P, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay! We appreciate the high marks. We are indeed the perfect location for visits to the University of Pennsylvania. Please return! More

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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this is a definitely a very fine representative of the Hilton brand. All of the staff were helpful and friendly - the valet service was among the fastest for getting cars that we have seen. We had an upgraded junior suite room which was huge and very comfortable. The black out curtains kept the room dark - something we... More

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gmgreg, General Manager at Hilton Inn at Penn, responded to this review

Thank you, Traveling_a_lot4fun, for the five-star review. I'm glad to hear that you were impressed with our service and accommodations. Unfortunately, our omelet chef hurt himself and was sent to the hospital on the morning you describe. Our standard is to have a chef present, making eggs and omelets to order (including an option for egg whites) at all times.... More

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Address: 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > University City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Inn at Penn 4*
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#2 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia #3 Family Hotel in Philadelphia #4 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia #4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #6 Green Hotel in Philadelphia #6 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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The Inn at Penn is a traditional hotel with a contemporary twist. Our state-of-the art AAA Four-Diamond hotel is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania and is walking distance to shopping, restaurants and the great nightlife that Center City Philadelphia boasts. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel as well as an iPad in every guestroom plus PURE (hypo-allergenic) rooms, media hubs, refrigerators, and luxurious bath amenities are all included in our guestrooms. ... more   less 
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