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Conwell Inn

2.5 of 5 1331 Polett Walk (was West Berks Street), Philadelphia, PA 19122
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Prague, Czech Republic
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this hotel. Small, friendly, nice and well equipped rooms. Free coffee, tea, some fruits and cookies in the lobby corner. Located in campus so a bit loudy enviroment but it didn't bother me much. Well located close to trains and metro.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed here, with 7 other people, during Made in America festival weekend (Labor Day Weekend). Location: - About 5 train stops away from City Hall - not too far, but not walking distance - Right at the start of Temple University Campus - great if you want an American college experience (Oh sorry, my friends and I are British/Scottish) Food:... More

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TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Cheers Mimz, Thanks for choosing the Conwell Inn for your Made in America accommodations! We love being on the campus of an major University too...it's a great opportunity for younger guests to experience, and the perfect chance for older guests too reminisce...not to mention, now gorgeous the architecture and landscape is! Thanks for pointing out how welcoming our staff is... More

Argyle, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Our first night of our 10-day trip to the US North-East was spent at this quaint, cozy, and spacious hotel on the grounds of Temple College. Conveniently situated just beyond the main downtown area of Philadelphia, it is easy to reach many of Philadelphia's historical attractions. It was a disappointment to learn that breakfast had recently been discontinued, but that... More

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TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Aussie, We love, love, LOVE being a part of Temple University's campus, and wouldn't give up our location for the world. Not many collegiate hotels have the privilege of being RIGHT in the heart of campus, so we consider ourselves quite lucky! Thanks for using the terms cozy AND spacious. We worry sometimes that people confuse quaint with small,... More

NJ
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

the Conwell Inn is the place to stay. It's right on campus, which makes it out of the way for much of Philadelphia, but hugely convenient if you're visiting the school. (I can understand having trouble finding it - we asked a Temple security officer on Broad Street.) We had a large, lovely room on the 3rd floor that looked... More

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TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Lisa, First off, sorry if you had some trouble finding us, as we are tucked into campus and somewhat hard to find via Broad Street. We're working on getting that remedied with new signage! Also, my apologies if you felt we were a bit off the beaten path - many of our guests love that with the subway only... More

Dublin, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

FIRST OFF - we were not there to visit TEMPLE UNIVERSITY. We were there for PHILLY's FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION! I couldn't have been more disappointed with this experience. For starters, we couldn't find it! After driving around for 15 minutes, we called and the desk staff gave horrible directions as to how to find it. After arriving, we find... More

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TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, My deepest apologies if we failed to meet your expectations while you were in Philadelphia. 50% of our guests visit the hotel solely to visit Philadelphia (including 100% over Fourth of July, as the University is closed), and very few had the problems or concerns that you did. I apologize that we were sold out of parking, but we... More

Houston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A one week stay in the city for a convention, means an expensive downtown hotel or staying way out and driving in. No, wait. This beautiful little gem is on the Temple University campus, just a 2-3 minute walk to the orange line subway station that takes you directly, four stops to the convention center, one more stop gets you... More

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

On vacation with some family, we're from Florida our family is from Washington. This hotel is extremely hard to find if you are not familiar with the area. Once everyone got settled in for Vacation we woke up the next morning and we had a bill under our door. We were staying for two days. We went down to the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here on a business trip when I had a workshop on campus at Temple University. There's a real paucity of hotel choices in the area, so I chose to stay here mostly out of necessity. The hotel is located right in the heart of the campus, which has some plus sides (close to my business needs, a good deal... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The hotel was clean and the front desk staff were all very friendly. The cookies in the lobby were nice. I also used the business center, and it was good. The hotel was very convenient to public transportation. The only complaint I had was that the wi-fi service was spotty at best.

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Champaign, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I checked in around 12:15 AM on a recent visit to Temple University for business. My brief interactions with the staff were helpful, informative, and friendly. The bed was very large and comfortable. The lack of a breakfast and few amenities will perhaps keep me from returning in the future although my visit was positive. If I return to Philadelphia... More

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Address: 1331 Polett Walk (was West Berks Street), Philadelphia, PA 19122
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Conwell Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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