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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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Ranked #4 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Katy, TX, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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

Los Angeles, California
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226 reviews 226 reviews
37 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in town for a concert over 4th of July weekend. This hotel is probably a 10-15 minutes cab ride from Citizens Bank Park where the concert took place so the location was great. All of the staff members were very helpful and courteous. We stayed a standard king room. It was a good size and we loved the... More

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

Dear sobewannabe, Thank you for the great review! You had us at "Would definitely stay again"! That's exactly what we like to hear. Safe travels, and please visit us soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My nephew was having surgery and the family stayed here during the ordeal. The rooms were wonderfully clean. The staff were very helpful. We needed to check in early and they made that possible. Breakfast was very good. I highly recommend this for it's location, friendly helpful staff and quiet, beautiful room.

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

Dear k9dodo, First of all, my best wishes for your nephew's speedy recovery. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we greatly appreciate the kind words and the high marks. Safe travels. More

Chicago, Illinois
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

NIce, clean rooms, close to Penn. Exactly what you would expect for the price. The price of breakfast($16 continental, $24 or so for the buffet) was steep, but when we said we weren't interested and would go elsewhere, we were given complimentary passes. I assume it was because we were Hilton Honors members. Great breakfast, but not worth the $16/$24.... More

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

Dear Clementine52, I'm glad that we met your expectations. Hilton Hhonors Gold members may choose between 1000 bonus points or the Full Breakfast buffet, while Diamond Hhonors members receive the Full Breakfast buffet automatically. Thank you for your patronage! More

Sparta, New Jersey
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a nice quiet neighborhood, near some nice restaurants and very close to the University of Penn and Drexel University. The rooms are extremely clean and neat. The beds a very comfortable. Spacious bathroom with great water pressure. The only problem I had was that the beds are on platforms with sharp corners that stick out. I... More

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

Dear Didgee, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. We're also proud of our green initiatives, I'm glad that our staff was able to get you into another room with little turnaround time. Please visit again soon. More

nunavut, canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in late July 2014 with two friends. Rooms are clean and comfortable, staff is extremely pleasant. Parking is rather expensive (39$) but you can fin plenty of parking in the hood. Hotel is very quiet and I would definitely go back.

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

Dear charles33, I appreciate your review of your recent stay. We'll take your suggestion regarding a welcome email into consideration as we're always looking for ways to reduce waste. Safe travels! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is clean and modern. Very polite and courteous staff. Love the energy conservation upgrades they have made to the rooms. All hotel, room service and local area information is now on iPads that are in each room (as well as a docking station).

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Dear Sirjohn03, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. Our staff greatly appreciates being mentioned in a positive light, and we're proud of our in-room energy conservation initiatives. Safe travels! More

Portland, OR
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a clean, comfortable and lovely hotel. Only stayed one night and was out most of the day visiting Penn and tour sights, but if I had to hang out in the hotel it would be great. Bonus, U Penn bookstore is practically downstairs!

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

Dear cosmic travelers, I'm glad that you enjoyed your brief stay with us. Should you return, please stay longer and take full advantage of everything that we have to offer! Safe travels. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Inn at Penn while visiting family member at Penn Medical in July, 2014. I chose the hotel for it's location and was pleasantly surprised by it's beauty and wonderful staff. Beds, pillows and linens were heavenly ... and the air purifier was an added plus. I hope to return very soon.

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Dear 644bertar, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay, and for giving us such high remarks. We anticipate your return. Safe travels! More

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Address: 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > University City
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Inn at Penn 4*
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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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