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Latham Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   135 South 17th Street, (Walnut and 17th), Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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Ranked #17 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this last minute and found this hotel to be just sufficient. The room was extremely small and I was given a lower floor facing the busy, noisy street. Not knowing the Philadelphia area, there are better locations to stay for a weekend visit. Hotel also can use some updating. There are no vending machines or ice machines located... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ana1991s, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! I am sorry to hear our accommodations were unable to exceed your expectations. Our goal is not just to meet expectations, but to surpass for each of our valued guests. The property did in fact undergo a complete renovation just two years ago with a complete refurbishment of public corridors,... More

Summit, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While looking for an inexpensive hotel to spend a night in the hotel, I came across the Latham. I was surprised, having been past the beautiful exterior many times. Having spent the night there, I'm still surprised it was so affordable. The room, though not exceptionally large, was impeccable. In fact, the whole hotel was pretty, and felt expensive. The... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Cook 128, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience, and that our overall level of accommodations and service exceeded your expectations! We look forward to the opportunity to be your preferred hotel, whenever your travels should bring you to the Philadelphia area! Kind... More

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic hotel! The staff was great, very helpful with all of our questions and needs. The wife and I took a little getaway to the city without the baby and the hotel was perfect. I was amazed how quiet it was for being right in the heart of Philly. We had a great view and the room was larger than... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bret, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia! I'm am glad to here your weekend getaway went off without a hitch! Part of our recent renovations was ensuring that all of our guestrooms had the best possible sound proofing from outside noise being that we are a Center City property. Come see us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could tell you about the fantastic valet service, the warm front desk agents, the speedy room service, the amazing views, the charm and class, or even the luxurious beds, but instead I will just tell you to stop reading reviews and book your stay right now. Oh...did you know they have a driver in an Audi A8 to drive... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, We cannot thank you enough for offering such kind words on your experience here at The Latham Hotel. Feedback such as yours, motivates each of our team members to continue to provide a truly memorable experience for each of our valued guests. Come see us again whenever your travels should bring you to Center City Philadelphia! Many Thanks,... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had to venture to Philly due to eye cancer and had care at the Wills Eye Institute. Obviously not a trip for pleasure but the hotel staff, made this unfortunate situation incredibly better. The Front staff was great, friendly, cheerful and incredibly helpful, thank you to Roshanda and Allison for always having a smile to greet us and... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Iam4moses1, I have shared your tremendous feedback with our Guest Services team. Thank you for taking the time to provide comments on your experience here at The Latham Hotel! There is no better compliment we can receive than to have you visit us again, should your travels bring you back to The City of Brotherly Love. Thank you again... More

Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Latham for one night. The room was quiet, comfortable, and well appointed. Our view was dismal, but we didn't expect a great view. We didn't eat at the restaurant so can't comment on that. Free valet parking was very efficient. Lots of restaurants around, a good location. We went to the Barnes Foundation the next day,... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PAman, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia. I am sorry to hear your guestroom did not provide a view. Please do feel free to respond to our pre concierge email, where our guests are able to request room location, order in room amenities to be delivered prior to, or upon arrival, and... More

Houston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel in a good location close to restaurants and within easy walking distance of all the attractions that Philly has to offer. Stayed here with my wife and toddler for a week while vacationing in Philly and was made to feel very welcome from the outset. The rooms are well fitted out with all that you... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scottie, Thank you for sharing feedback on your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. I am glad to hear you were able to experience our onsite Restaurant and Wine Bar, Urban Enoteca, as well as enjoy some of the many value added amenities we offer free of charge for our guests. Also great to hear you were able... More

new york
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay at The Latham Hotel was as nice as our initial visit.Staff that we encountered were all extremely professional and personable. Our room was well appointed, tastefully furnished as well as spacious.You can't beat the location nor the atmosphere that has been so well executed. No need to search for a better place to stay whenever you are... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nyc333, Let me start by welcoming you back to The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! We are delighted to have the opportunity to accommodate you each and every time your travels bring you to Center City Philadelphia. Our sincerest thanks for your kind feedback, our entire team takes pride in exceeding expectations and I will be sure to share your glowing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a very nice hotel located in the heart of downtown philly. Hotel room is a little small but its great for short stays. I attended the Philly fourth of July Jam so I needed a hotel near the ben franklin express way. Hotel was ideal it was a 10 minute walk from hotel. Staff is very friendly and... More

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ajiboye, I am glad to hear you were able to celebrate the 4th of July here in Philadelphia! What a tremendous show Philadelphia put on for locals and out of town guests alike, with this years Philly 4th of July Jam. You do not have to wait for next year's 4th of July festivities to come back. There are... More

Hamilton, Bermuda
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel on short notice, and was not disappointed. The location was excellent, with easy access to almost anywhere you wish to go in the city. The staff were very attentive and made our stay worth it. If I do visit Philly again, this is where I'll stay.

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Michael R, General Manager at Latham Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia! We are thrilled we made you a believer in not only the great location and accommodations of our property, but also the tremendous personalized service The Latham is known for. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Center City! Thank... More

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Address: 135 South 17th Street, (Walnut and 17th), Philadelphia, PA 19103
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Latham Hotel 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #13 Family Hotel in Philadelphia #22 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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Situated in a landmark building that dates back to 1907, The Latham Hotel welcomes guests to a coveted Rittenhouse Square address that seamlessly blends historic elegance with modern comfort. Our boutique hotel in Philadelphia's Center City is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, showcasing the building's exquisite Victorian exterior along with a fully-renovated interior designed for today's urban traveler. For more than 40 years, The Latham Hotel has been offering guests a distinctive lodging experience among historic Philadelphia hotels, complemented by exceptional dining and gracious hospitality. Explore the city's illustrious past with a visit to the Liberty Bell and the National Constitution Center, located just minutes away. Expand your horizons at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or cruise through Center City in style with our chauffeured 2012 Audi A8 sedan. Experience the historic spirit of Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square's premier boutique hotel. ... more   less 
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