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Conwell Inn

1331 Polett Walk (was West Berks Street), Philadelphia, PA 19122
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newfane, New York, United States
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Conwell Inn during a speaking engagement at Temple University. Believe it or not, I didn't even know there was a hotel on campus and I spent four years at the university. From the minute I walked in, I was treated great. Michael at the front desk gave me the rundown of what was available to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: * Phenomenal location at Temple * Cozy rooms * Friendly staff Cons: * This is probably my bad luck but they didn't finish cleaning my room. There was a bottle of cleaner fluid left in my room and the lotion etc. left for me were mostly used already so I think the cleaning lady had something come up and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I did not have high expectations for a hotel geared to visitors to a university campus. But the Conwell Inn exceeded my expectations. The room on the second floor was immaculately clean, the bed was comfortable, heat was easily adjusted, bathroom was provided with all necessities and towels were nice and thick. Unlike more luxurious places I have stayed in,... More 

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Ifrane, Morocco
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful with questions. It is extremely convenient to the Temple University campus and the rail line coming from the airport. The subway to downtown and the north is located nearby. There are limited dining options nearby--basic college places that are OK for a quick bite, but you need to have a taxi take... More 

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Coopersburg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed three nights. On the morning of our first full day, we toured the city, returning at 3pm Our room had not been made up. My husband took the trash to the desk and obtained towels and an apology. The following day, we returned to the room at 2pm and found the beds made and towels, but no replacement... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

THE GOOD: Great location for a visit to Temple University. Lots of character--it was an historic building and had been maintained fairly well. Large, comfortable rooms--nice beds, great floorplan with unique touches like tasteful woodwork and banisters, and a great TV with pretty good channels. Price--while a bit on the high side, the price was reasonable if you're planning on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about my stay! It far surpassed my expectations. It was clean, cozy, in a great location and at a great price. The staff was overly helpful. I had extreme difficulty catching a cab and the manager came out in the rain to help me. After such a terrible morning and being late for my... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Stayed one night while visiting my Temple student son. What a lovely and affordable option in the city! I also recommend for those visiting the city sights as all the downtown hotels are outrageously expensive. It is clean, comfortable, and well maintained. I am a sucker for traditional decor and the room was charming. Coffee and cookies in the lobby... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in Oct. 2014. We chose this hotel over the downtown hotels where his conference was held because it was about $100-$150 less per night. With a parking place reserved (call ahead for this as they only have 10 spaces and 22 rooms!) We were given a hang-tag permit so... More 

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Yulee, FL
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Conwell. It is, as others have said, right on campus at Temple university. Our primary reason for going to Philly was to visit the historic old city and it was very convenient for that. We used only public transportation so parking wasn't an issue. The Septa train takes you right there from the airport.... More 

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