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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I staid here last year for a continuing education course on the advice of the organization giving it. They didn't steer me wrong. Located right down town, this hotel is within a short walking distance of many restaurants, shops and conference centers. The rooms are big with many windows as is typical of an older building such as this one.... More 

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

Dear Barry D, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, and enjoyed the classic charm The Latham has to offer. We take great pride in our historic building, and love hearing feedback about our guests' experiences. Thank you for making us your home in Philly, and we look forward to seeing you again. Best, Tyler White More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing renovation. I have stayed at the Latham Hotel before it was renovated. It was good but now the rooms are quite nice. The hotel is also extremely conveniently located close to Rittenhouse square and shopping area. Love it!

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

Dear ClaudiaTheBitter, Thank you for your great review. Our goal is to be the best hotel in town, and we are glad that we were able to provide that level of satisfaction to you during your recent trip. The staff will be delighted to see this post, and we hope we can welcome you back in the near future! Tyler... More 

Dickinson, Texas, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Latham Hotel was a beautiful hotel with a great location and nice rooms. However, the thing that really stood out for us was the staff. This was our first trip to Philadelphia, and our first experience wasn't great. When we pulled into downtown, we got caught in the middle of a protest that was coming down 17th Street (exactly... More 

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

Dear Julie R, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Latham Hotel during your recent visit to the area. It was a pleasure to serve you on your trip, and we appreciate your great rating of our service. All staff tries to go above and beyond guest expectations, and we try to personalize our service based on the needs... More 

Hamilton, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The door man was really nice upon my arrival. The room was a decent size, very clean and modern! For breakfast I ordered breakfast and it was amazing!!! The room has a refrigerator but no microwave so keep that in mind. Overall, I would def recommend this hotel.

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

Dear MsShan89, Thank you for your great review of our hotel. Thank you for recommending us based on your satisfaction with our hotel and restaurant. It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to serve you, and we hope to see you again in the future! Tyler White More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Latham is a legendary boutique hotel located in the heart of Center City. Twice recently I have stayed here, each time for 5 nights, so lots of data to report. Positives include the super friendly staff. The front desk ladies are helpful, and Joe the Doorman has worked here for over 40 years, and is a repository of local... More 

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

Dear Andrew H, Thank you for your glowing review. The Latham Hotel is rich with history, and your title of 'Philly Legend' makes us all proud to be associated with such an amazing venue. I am glad that Joe was able to provide you with information on the local area, and that you enjoyed the complimentary amenities such as daily... More 

Tampa, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
3 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other than a slightly dirty bathroom upon my arrival and a non-functioning mini fridge (which they did fix), I had a great 48 hrs at this hotel. Love the location. Love the view. Love the quiet (request a high up floor for that). Love the service (when you ask for ice and a wine bottle opener, you barely have to... More 

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

Dear GerryFleck, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Latham Hotel with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the location and service, but am sorry to hear that you had any issues. We will address your concerns with housekeeping to see that these misses are rectified moving forward. Also, I do apologize for the vehicle being unavailable. It... More 

DC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Latham is a lovely hotel in the heart of Philadelphia. Our room was a bit small. But nicely appointed. The bed was extremely comfortable. The only downside to our stay was a bit of confusion concerning transportation to our family wedding. If you want to use the service, be sure to check the details ahead of time. We thought... More 

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

Dear Suki S, Thank you for choosing the Latham Hotel during your recent stay in Philadelphia. We are thrilled that we were able to be a part of your family's wedding, and hope to help make other great memories with you in the future. We will also address the importance of providing helpful and accurate information from all staff members... More 

Winter Haven, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lovely older but gracious but well-kept hotel. We were greeted by a very friendly yet professional doorman with an amazing bellman who had tons to take to our suite - we were there for nearly a week. For that matter, all of the staff from check-in to the cleaning staff were very welcoming. Positive: We had a spacious king suite,... More 

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

Dear cc_maam, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at the Latham Hotel. I am glad that our team was welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable. It is great to hear stories about our guests' experiences, and how we assist in making new memories in the great city of Philadelphia. I will reach out to our reservations team to make... More 

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