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Latham Hotel

3.5 of 5 135 South 17th Street, (Walnut and 17th), Philadelphia, PA 19103
#16 of 82 Hotels in Philadelphia
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Lorain, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right in the heart of downtown Philadelphia! Beautiful hotel! Was able to use the car service (free) to take us to many locations around the City. Close to historical sites, shopping, dining! Can't wait to go back!

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Latham looks like it may be undergoing some changes into a more upscale hotel. The lobby is a bit strange and lackluster, but the staff and the room were great. Beds were superb and the seemingly quite new bathrooms felt modern and open. The organic toiletries were a nice touch. We got a great deal for a night's stay... More

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

Dear nycexplorer249, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel Philadelphia on your recent visit to the area. Our property underwent a full refurbishment in 2012 helping to bring our historic yet modern property back to its grand past as one of the iconic hotels of Philadelphia. I am glad to see you enjoyed our luxury toiletries provided by Gilchrist and... More

millerton, ny
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Latham is an old hotel that has a modern. interior boutique redo. The rooms are spacious, the bathroom sparkling, the beds comfortable with reading lights. The location near Rittenhouse House Square and a block away from Little Pete's diner is ideal. Even better is the complimentary car service around center city with Roman, your very own chauffeur. He took... More

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

Dear critic735, Thank you for sharing feedback on your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia and thank you for your fabulous 5 star review! I am glad to hear Roman was able to provide you with his famous tours of Center City and that overall we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to the opportunity to... More

New York City
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Latham Hotel for the Rock-n-Roll Philly ½ Marathon and it was a perfect location, just a block from Rittenhouse Square and on Walnut Street - doesn’t get much better in Philadelphia. Check-in was a breeze and our room appeared quite nice and modern with a beautiful western view of the sunset. We ordered room service (nice... More

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

Dear NYC Travelman, Thank you for sharing your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. Overall I am glad to hear you enjoyed the property, location and service during your visit. Although, I did want to offer my sincere apologies for the issues you encountered with your accommodations while with us. We pride ourselves on providing a flawless guestroom with... More

Jersey City, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had a good nights stay at the Latham Hotel. I chose this hotel based on it's proximity to the restaurant I was dining in that evening AND because of the price. All the other hotels in the area were 2x the price of the Latham Hotel, so with that in mind, I was quite happy with my choice.... More

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

Dear nellynel, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia! It is the valued feedback from our guests that allow us to continually improve and provide the best possible service and accommodations for each of our guests. Please do stop in to try our restaurant and wine bar Urban Enoteca, on your next visit and... More

Hillsborough, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is centrally located, and a great price given the other local hotels. It is a smaller hotel, with a small lobby, but gorgeous! Our room was small, but not surprising given we were right in central philly, but not overly small. more then enough room for a weekend! Room was extremely comfortable, bed was great to sleep in,... More

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

Dear dmarinaro, Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review! We will work hard to continue to provide the level of service and accommodations that helped create a memorable experience during your last visit. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience and we look forward to being your preferred hotel whenever traveling to the Philadelphia... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A recent stay at the Latham worked out very well. I was traveling for business and arrived ridiculously early to check-in and there was a very pleasant and quite area to work with excellent internet while I waited. Even with this, I was able to check in and get to the room considerably ahead of the normal time. The room... More

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

Dear betteskid, Thank you for choosing The Latham Philadelphia on your recent visit to Center City. We take great pride in accommodating our guests and are thrilled to hear we were able to provide you with a memorable experience. Next time your travels bring you to the area, we would be delighted to welcome you back! Thank you for your... More

Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is centrally located to transit (bus and subway) and in a safe neighbourhood (very important to me). Rittenhouse Square is very convenient along with shopping, attractions and many restaurants in the area including a 24-hour diner a block and a half away which was very good for breakfast. The staff provided suggestions for dining and transit. The beds... More

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

Dear Susan, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia. I wanted to take a moment to thank you for providing feedback on your experience. We work hard to provide each of our guests with a memorable stay that will exceed expectations. Although I see your experience was positive, we will work hard to make... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, centrally located for all your needs whether that be shopping/museums/historical monuments/restaurants etc. Rooms are superb, large and very clean. The staff are very friendly and only too willing to help you with anything you need. Would recommend.

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

Dear Kay, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to accommodate you while attending a recent wedding here in Philadelphia. I wanted to take a moment to thank you for taking the time to provide future guests of our hotel, feedback on your experience. Each of our staff members understand that our main purpose is to ensure our guests have... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one Saturday night on 14th floor. Booked through Expedia, and got room rate less than $150. This hotel is a bit unusual, with a minimal lobby (like who cares). I asked for a upper floor room facing Walnut Street. Staff was average. Location is great. One of the best features is the free ride service. Two nice old codgers... More

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

Dear James, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel as your hotel of choice for your recent visit to Philadelphia. I am always glad to hear when our guests are utilizing our complimentary car service. We are proud to offer this amenity to each of our guests on a first come first serve basis and certainly glad you were able... 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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