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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
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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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Orchard Park, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing location and excellent treatment! Surprised us with anniversary strawberries! We love it here and love being in the heart of the Christmas shopping and Rittenhouse Square. Rooms are modern and clean. We have a great view too.

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Philadelphia, PA
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed a weekend at the Latham in November and I don't have a single complaint. The customer service was fantastic, the hotel was spotless, I enjoyed the restaurant and the location was great. This is the way a nice hotel should be. When I stay in Center City again I would definitely check out this hotel first, not only... More 

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connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights for our annual girl's weekend. The first and best perk of the hotel was the car service. Upon arriving at the train station on Friday night, we called for the complimentary car. Within 10 minutes we were greeted by Parker, one of the hotel's two very personable drivers. He led us to a luxurious black... More 

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

Dear gibsonConnecticut, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. Our chauffeured car service as well as our three fantastic personal concierge's, make an experience at The Latham like no other. I am thrilled to hear you were able to utilize this service during your visit. Anytime your travels should bring you... More 

Hamilton, NJ
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301 reviews 301 reviews
23 hotel reviews
337 helpful votes 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first stay at Latham was full of disappointments. The hotel's management , and specifically Michael Roberts, the General Manager, was more than instrumental in changing our negative outlook. The customer service was beyond reproach. First and foremost, it shows how much the Management cares about its customers. Frankly, how often one gets a merchant response on TripAdvisor? And how... More 

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

Dear RGSOUNDF, We were delighted to turn a negative experience into a positive and I wanted to thank you for giving us the opportunity to do so! Our expectation is that we will provide you with the same memorable level of service and accommodations each time your travels bring you back to Philadelphia! Thank you again for your time and... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I live just outside of Philly but if we are going to be out late in Philly we usually like to get a room for the night. This was our first time at the Latham. In fact we have a room booked for this week. So yes, I would highly recommend it. The staff is so lovely... More 

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

Dear mawelch, I am glad to hear you enjoyed the level of service and accommodations here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! Monday-Friday the property is occupied mostly by business travelers, so to avoid any disruptions from early risers a room at the end of either our north or south side, or an '05 or '06 guestroom is recommended if your... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely and well situated for business but a long walk to the historic sights. It is a "boutique" hotel but has all of the conveniences of a large one including a well designed fitness room. However, as there was a massive convention in town which used up every hotel room, the rates were at a super premium.... More 

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

Dear Les, Thank you for your informative and helpful review. Stay dates that coincide with large conventions in Center City are generally accompanied by higher than average rates throughout the market, simply due to the fact that some conventions may utilize 7000 plus hotel rooms in the downtown area. You will find that generally our property offers one of the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Our stay in Philadelphia was only for one night. The hotel appeared to be situated it a shopping district as there were many upmarket shops nearby. We had to walk quite some distance to visit attractions such as the Liberty Bell and the Mutter Museum. The hotel's lobby and rooms were beautifully decorated and extremely clean. We had a quiet... More 

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

Dear Travel Buddy E, Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent stay at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia. I had a chance to review your comments and wanted to thank you selecting our property as well as taking time to ensure future guests of our property have the most information at their disposal. I am delighted to hear your experience... More 

Menston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Latham Hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel in the city centre on 17th and Walnut so is in a prime location for the shops on Walnut St and the restaurants and bars on and near Rittenhouse Square. The rooms are very chic, clean and comfortable and the bar and restaurant have a varied choice of food and drink (great... More 

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

Dear Shelly T, Thank you for your valued feedback. I am glad to hear you were able to visit our bar and restaurant, Urban Enoteca during your stay. Our extensive drink and cocktail menu as well as our many food options from social beginnings to our main events, are designed to appeal to even the most discerning palate. Many of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed at The Latham for a weekend. Everything was excellent. We lived in Philadelphia several years ago for many years and we were delighted to stay at such an excellent location in center city. From the staff to the room, everything was top notch. We will definitely return! We even recommended the hotel to some friends... More 

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

Dear Karen C, Thank you for your recommendations as well as for your fantastic review. It is always great to hear when we have delivered an experience to a guest, that makes an impact. My hope is that we will have the opportunity to serve you again on your next visit to Center City Philadelphia. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Gladstone, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Great location in Center City. There was easy valet parking in front and an efficient front desk. Features: Lovely room, really good night's sleep, updated bath, and nice amenities. We stayed on the sixth floor, so almost no city street noise. The only ding is that hair dryer was travel model,not full size.

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

Dear babette50, Thank you for taking a moment to provide feedback on your experience. Our location, amenities, and valet parking are certainly positive aspects of our property and provide value for our guests. We do provide hair dryers in each of our guestrooms, located on the bottom shelf of our bathroom vanity. I wanted to extend my apologies that you... 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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Also Known As:
Latham Hotel Philadelphia
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia

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