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Latham Hotel

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135 South 17th Street, (Walnut and 17th), Philadelphia, PA 19103
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Latham is a lovely hotel, small, boutique and extremely friendly. Our room was spacious and tasteful, the bed deliciously comfortable with soft linens and lots of pillows! The location is in the Rittenhouse Square district and really central to everywhere in Philly. There are nice eateries around for all budgets and shopping. One of the nicest feature of this... More 

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State College, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great value! This hotel far exceeded our expectations. We were greeted by a charming valet parking attendant who was hospitable, articulate, and trustworthy. The front desk staff was polite and helpful. The room was spacious, clean, and well-decorated with complimentary water and coffee. (I'm a Marriott and Hilton gal, so going with an unknown brand name made me a little... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura F, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your recent stay. Thank you for your feedback concerning the excellent service received throughout your stay, as the staff takes pride in receiving reviews like yours. I also appreciate your feedback concerning maintenance in the room, and we will address this concern immediately. It was our pleasure to... More 

Penrith, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
42 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very comfortable one night stay, staff friendly, check in and out too easy. Comfortable sleep good shower,used valet park, good friendly restaurant, surrounded by shops. Rittenhouse Square area we easily walked to independence info centre. would stay again.

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear phillirit, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay. Your excellent review shows us the areas you value, and we are proud to see that service, location and sleep quality were all five star ratings. We are glad you loved it! Looking forward to hosting your next visit, Tyler White More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A friend and I decided to spend the Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia and we booked a room with two beds at the Latham. The location couldn't have been better, lots of stores and restaurants and not too far from either the Old City or the museum area. The service was impeccable, the room was small but well appointed. Also,... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Moira T, Perfect is the description that we strive for everyday, and our entire staff will be thrilled to read your review. Thank you for your great rating, and taking the time to share your visit with us and others. Thank you for making the Latham Hotel part of your Memorial Day weekend. It sounds like you had a... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Got a last minute great deal. Ended up with the last room according to the front desk lady who told us if we came later we would have gotten walked in a not so friendly way. We could hear outside city noise as we were on the 2d floor, and the housekeepers since we must have been by a linen... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Polizam, I am glad you were able to take advantage of a last minute booking deal, and able to enjoy the offerings of our hotel. We focus on providing stylish, clean rooms for our guests, while providing a sophisticated level of service. I would like to apologize for any service issues you experienced concerning the front desk, and will... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was not impressed by my stay at this hotel. It is centrally located and the lobby/staff is very pleasant but the room I stayed in was very average. The sheets had holes in it, the room smelled like sewage, and the people staying on the same floor were raucous-- screaming at each other so violently I thought I had... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bethany o, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Latham Hotel, and for sharing your experience with us. I am sorry to hear that you had any negative experiences while with us. I agree that bedding should not have holes or other defects, and the room should have a neutral smell, free from any odors. We pride ourselves... More 

New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a central location in downtown Philly, close to Rittenhouse Square, shopping and restaurants. Museums on Franklin Parkway and Independence Mall are walkable. We stayed three nights on vacation in quiet, attractive and comfortable quiet room. Good amenities in the bathroom. Allison at the front desk and Johnny, the complimentary car driver for guests, made us feel... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FastTrackGal, Thank you for your excellent rating of your recent stay with us at the Latham Hotel. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your conversations with our staff, and that the room and amenities provided meet your needs. I sincerely appreciate your critique of our property, and will work to improve the two areas that you were... More 

Washington, DC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic hotel is right near Rittenhouse Square. From the time we arrived the staff was attentive and friendly. We ended up in a lovely corner room, which gave more windows to let the light in. The hotel car and driver is an amazing amenity. The car is big and comfortable (Audi A8) and the drivers were knowledgeable about the... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear marybindc, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our historic hotel, and the level of service that we provide. We have an excellent location, staff, and amenities, and I am glad you were able to enjoy all of our offerings. Thank you for your recommendation, and we look forward to serving you again! Tyler White More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was in a perfect location from downtown. A Short walk from the station we were staying in placed us in a central location for shopping, eating, and getting to the ball park. The reception staff were friendly, though seemed to get a bit worried that the door man wasn't about to open the door for us. At 39... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andymiller_brs, We are delighted to hear that your wife and you enjoyed staying at The Latham Hotel during your visit to Philadelphia. Our staff prides themselves on friendly service, as our priority is for every guest to have a comfortable and pleasant stay. I'm happy that the cleanliness was great, and that you enjoyed our hotel bar, Urban Enoteca,... More 

West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for our daughter's college graduation and stayed at the hotel for 3 days. The hotel is located in a great area, close to Rittenhouse Square as well as shopping. The rooms are small but comfortable and nicely decorated. The hotel staff are helpful. We would definitely stay at The Latham Hotel again. Our only complaint was... More 

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Tyler W, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debbie S, Thank you for your great review. It is always wonderful to share the great stories that bring people to the area, so congratulations on your daughter's graduation! I would also like to apologize for the issues you encountered in the restaurant, as there is no excuse for slow service and incorrect orders. We will rectify these issues... More 

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