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Latham Hotel

3.5 of 5 135 South 17th Street, (Walnut and 17th), Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bethany, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best thing about the Latham was the service. It was impeccable and friendly. They also feature a very convenient free car service that provides rides to local restaurants, landmarks and the train station. The room was lovely. The downsides - the lobby was almost non-existent, the elevators are small and the hallways are a bit cramped.(none of these things... More 

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NYC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed for three nights during an extreme cold snap this month. All of the staff at the front desk and at the bell station were very helpful and friendly. The room was comfortable and the hot water worked. Great location.

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

Dear danlevy, Thank you for choosing us as your safe haven during the recent frigid weather. Our staff do a great job recognizing that its the people in a hotel that make the difference and I am thrilled to hear they delivered the level of service you deserve as a valued guest! Next time your travels bring you to Philadelphia,... More 

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

My girlfriend and I stay at the Latham hotel for two nights this past weekend. We had a reservation on Valentine's Day night for 9:30 PM. We were seated at the bar almost an later.The food looked so aweful that we had to turn it away. We paid $27 for two watered-down drinks and left the hotel. The bartender was... More 

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

Dear Hamma86, Thank you for taking a moment to share your comments. After reading your feedback, I am hoping you may have a few moments to speak with me directly about your experience. We take the satisfaction of each of our hotel guests and restaurant patrons seriously and I hope to have the opportunity to discuss with you at your... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I Was there for work for several days. The Staff was super attentive and pleasant. There is a Nice restaurant and bar with fabulous food. I Would stay there anytime I was in Philly. Fitness area was also nice. Rooms are nicely decorated. Very quiet!

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

Ann, Thank you for your business and for sharing feedback on your stay as well as some of the great amenities offered by the property. We certainly hope it is not too long before we have the opportunity to provide you with another signature experience. Safe Travels! Best, Mike Roberts More 

New York, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a most pleasant stay at The Latham. We took advantage of their winter rate, which included valet parking (normally over $30 per night). This hotel scores big for its central location and low price, compared to its luxury brand neighbors. The rooms are just how we need them – dark, quiet, and clean. The rooms have few sources... More 

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

Dear Clooney 99, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Our housekeeping team does a great job of ensuring we have the freshest linen possible in each of our guestrooms. Thank you for noticing! Our designer also did a fabulous job of blending style with practicality during our renovation and you are right, the blackout drapes are... More 

exton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

loved the room we were in.. gave us an upgrade to a deluxe king. It was our anniversary so that was a nice touch. Very friendly staff and having the complimentary car take us to our restaurant on a cold winter night was a huge plus! Would go back!

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

Dear Ann, Thank you for your feedback and Happy Anniversary! It sounds like you have a new tradition and we will certainly look forward to welcoming you back next year, if not sooner! Our car service is a great service though in the winter months it truly takes on a new level of convenience. We hope to see you again... More 

Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend of sightseeing in Philadelphia. Because of the time of year they were offering a great price with valet parking included (over $40 a day value by itself). The hotel is well maintained and the staff was obliging and professional. Parking was easy enough; just pull in in front of the hotel... More 

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

Dear darkmoore, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel Philadelphia on your recent travels to the area. I am glad to hear you were able to take advantage of our Winter Promotion, which is a tremendous value for our guests traveling to the city with a vehicle to park. Although our streets may appear quiet at times during the colder... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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

Dear sp123boston, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel during your visit to Center City Philadelphia. Although you mentioned your overall experience was decent, our goal is to provide an experience that exceeds expectations. Please accept my sincere apologies for the noise issue, lack of attentiveness upon arrival, and food quality that failed to meet both yours and our expectations.... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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

Dear Carolyn P, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with the world. We know we cannot be everything to all people, but given our location in the heart of such a wide variety of fantastic restaurants, shopping, and attractions, we are certainly giving it our best shot! We love our 4 legged guests and understand how... More 

Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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 

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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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Latham Hotel Philadelphia
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#15 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#20 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#23 Business Hotel in Philadelphia

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