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Latham Hotel

3.5 of 5 135 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here a couple of nights for both business and pleasure. The front desk was very nice and combined my reservations which I couldn't book in one reservation and had to do two online. She made sure I got the CHOP discount which was great since I was there for work and had a hard time booking it online.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms at the Latham are small but the price is modest for a hotel so well-located. This one is right in the heart of Philadelphia Centre City with Restaurants and Shopping at your doorstep. Rittenhouse Square is a block away. The Avenue of the Arts (Theatre, Opera, Symphony) is a 10-minute walk away. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This outstanding hotel is like an Oasis. We had never visited Philadelphia before and were alarmed when we found ourselves driving through what turned out to be a very dangerous part of town. However, our fears were allayed when we arrived at the Latham. The outstanding service began from the time we arrived. The hotel staff went out of their... More 

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

Dear Seasonedcampainer1, Thank you for your fantastic five star review! Each of our team members work tirelessly to provide the best possible accommodations and service for each of our valued travelers and I will be sure to share your tremendous feedback with our entire team. Should your travels bring you back to Philadelphia, we certainly would be delighted to ensure... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is well located for a short, tourist stay in Philadelphia. As a lone traveler I appreciated the lovely big room and facilities and the bar/restaurant with excellent food and good service. The courtesy car was a wonderful bonus with great and helpful drivers.

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

Dear Frances C, Thank you for choosing The Latham during your recent visit to Philadelphia. I am pleased to hear that your experience with us not only met but exceeded expectations in several areas. Our chauffeured car service is something truly unique to our property, and our drivers take something good and make it great. Next time your travels bring... More 

London, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Latham for a conference. It is, like most hotels in Philly, fairly expensive and I think the rooms are a little on the small side. However the staff are very helpful and friendly, the rooms are clean and comfortable and it is a short walk to all the main attractions and the wonderful selection of restaurants that... More 

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

Dear Lisa C, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel Philadelphia as well as taking time to share your experience. One of the truly unique features of our hotel is its history, as a property listed on the National Register of Historic Places with a construction date of 1907, and the original site of William Bucknell's home (founder of Bucknell... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: -Comfy bed -In-room Keurig -Excellent location! The BAD: -My husband's toiletry kit went missing and even after 2 phone calls did not turn up. I'm not accusing anyone of anything, but it's rather odd. -We reserved the room with my credit card and upon check-in I asked that that card NOT be charged. I was told that that... More 

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

Dear AmyLa1227, Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent experience at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. As a valued guest of our hotel, I am concerned to hear of your issues and would like to personally ensure they are resolved. I see you mentioned in your review a voicemail was left for the General Manager, though since I have not... More 

Huntington, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spentt New Years Eve night at this hotel and we're super impressed with it. It was our wedding anniversary and we selected this hotel rather randomly. The room was comfortable and the space adequate. Everyone we dealt with was super nice and accommodating. We especially loved the complimentary car service we would absolutely stay here again and would recommend... More 

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

Dear Dot S, We are glad you chose to spend your New Year's Eve with us here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! Our chauffeured car service is truly something that separates us from the competition, though it is our tremendous team of hotel staff that makes an experience truly memorable! We look forward to welcoming you back whether it be... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not stay at the latham. I stayed back in august and they just charged my checking account with no notice 4 months later. The hotel didn't even charged the card I payed with. Also just to add to why not to stay there. The walls are paper thin so we could hear people having sex every night and the... More 

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

Dear mikearnold34, Thank you for taking a moment to share feedback on your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. Please allow me to apologize for our failure to meet your expectations, as well as the accounting issues you experienced following your stay. I would like to provide my direct number, and would very much like to speak with you... More 

Olean, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location! The best thing about the hotel is the car service. Roman was our driver and he went above and beyond. He took us where we needed to go and told us about various things around the city. He was very professional and helpful.

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

Dear Jeff, Thank you for taking a moment to provide feedback on your recent stay at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! We have many tremendous employees that help enhance each of our guests visits to Philadelphia, though Roman is truly someone that makes a difference each and every day. We are delighted to hear you were able to utilize our complimentary... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

This property is probably among the most centrally located in the City. In the heart of Rittenhouse Square shopping and dining, the Latham is right where you want to be. I have stayed here multiple times and always felt an excellent value proposition. It has a small lobby and quirky restaurant setup, but who really cares? You can be at... More 

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

Dear Secret CD, Thank you for your loyalty and for taking a moment to share your experience. We are fortunate to have one of the finest locations in Philadelphia, and you are certainly correct that the value our property offers is first class in the Rittenhouse Square area. We look forward to continuing to welcome you back to The Latham... 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*
Number of rooms: 139
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#15 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Family Hotel in Philadelphia

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