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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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Elkridge, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We went to Philadelphia for a quick overnight trip and stayed at the Latham Hotel. What a great choice!!! The room was perfect and very luxurious and the bed was probably the most comfortable we have ever slept on! The decor was to die for and aesthetically pleasing! The Hotel location is perfect and central to dining and nightlife choices.... More 

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

Dear Lisa G, We are so glad you chose the Latham as your home base while visiting Philadelphia for a quick night of fun on the town. Thank you for your great 5 star review! Anytime you are back in the City of Brotherly Love, we would certainly like to welcome you back! Thank you! Mike Roberts More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The staff at the Latham Hotel went out of their way to accommodate our late arriving wedding guests and to arrange a toast to the bride and groom. The hotel is in a great location, our rooms were quiet and comfortable, and the staff was very helpful with restaurant recommendations.

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

Dear Carlcat 2013, Thank you for your fantastic review. I am glad to hear we were able to make a special weekend memorable, and wish all the best to the new bride and groom! Hope to see you again for your next visit to the City of Brotherly Love! Sincerely, Mike Roberts More 

Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Latham hotel is described as an "upscale", "boutique" hotel in the heart of historic Philadelphia. The terms "upscale' and "boutique" are obviously relative to frequent travelers. The location is certainly fantastic and guests are within easy walking range of historic attractions, interesting shopping destinations and great restaurants. The rooms are nicely appointed and acceptably smaller than one might normally... More 

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

Dear action7272, Thank you for taking time to share feedback on your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! What fantastic feedback on our Food and Beverage team! They work hard to deliver great service, and are excited about the feedback we have received from our new All Day Menu, Cocktail, and Wine by the Bottle list! I wanted to... More 

Robbinsville, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The staff at the hotel were not uniform in their knowledge of policies. I received several different answers regarding the parking policy and the amount of time that I would be charged for based upon my stay. The hotel also would not provide us silverware to eat food that we had brought in from outside of the hotel. The room... More 

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

Dear Jenn1030, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel Philadelphia on your visit to our great city this past August. Sorry your experience did not meet expectations, and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Since your visit a few months ago, we have instituted a uniform policy regarding our parking policy and ensured all staff members... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The Latham in Philadelphia was a disappointment to us. The location of the hotel is terrific but the lobby was cramped and unwelcoming. Our room was small which is fine but the problem was there wasn't a lamp on the desk; there was only one bedside table with a lamp (and it wasn't on my side of the bed) so... More 

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

Dear Grace H, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia. I am concerned after reading your review and would like to speak with you directly to ensure your experience is consistent with the level of service and accommodations we are known to provide. I would appreciate it if you would contact me on my... More 

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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Spent a weekend at the Latham - perfectly located for a visit to the center of Philadelphia. Not a massive new hotel; the renovations within the last 2 years were done well. Rooms are a bit small, but very tastefull. Modern bathrooms - good AC. Fridge in the rooms, Very attentive service at the front desk, as well as at... More 

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

Dear msmbedford, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for sharing your experience here at The Latham Hotel Philadelphia! You touched on many of the attributes that make our property one of the top ranked properties in the city, and ensure our guests a memorable experience. Allow me to personally welcome you back anytime you are in our... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We spent 4 nights in this well-located hotel and very much enjoyed our stay. Every member of the staff was super friendly and courteous, the room was well-appointed, the cleanliness was excellent, and the location cannot be beat. A plus was the Lincoln Town Car with chauffeur that was not only available to take guests to their destinations ... for... More 

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

Dear Seniortourist, Thank you for your 5 star review! Our team works hard to ensure each of our valued guests are provided with a memorable experience. It is great to hear when we have achieved our goal of exceeding expectations, and we hope to have earned your loyalty for future visits you may have to the area. Thank you again... More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We loved this hotel! It's conveniently located, the rooms are beautifully decorated and spacious, and the staff members are very friendly and helpful. An unexpected convenience is the hotel's car that will take you to places within the city, for free!

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

Dear Marcia D, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to Philadelphia. We are thrilled to see you rated your experience as 5 stars, and wanted to take a moment to thank you for sharing your feedback with the world! We will continue to work to ensure we are providing a memorable experience for you each... More 

Chicago, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Latham is located in the heart of center city and everything is close. We experienced good food - chain (IE: Chipotle, McDonalds, etc.) and local cheesesteaks (IE: Steve's on Chestnut was awesome and Federal Donuts is around the corner!) - that said, the rooms are a bit small for the price. For about the same amount, you can go a... More 

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

Dear ChicagoSpy, Thank you for choosing The Latham Hotel on your recent visit to the area. We understand there are other options here in the Rittenhouse area of Center City. Though we strive to offer the best accommodations, service, and value for each guest we have the pleasure to accommodate. If future travels should bring you back to Philadelphia, we... More 

douglasville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

from the time we pulled up in front to the time we left we were treated like someone special.the rooms are clean the staff was great and the courtesy car is an audi A8. john ,the driver took extra time to show us some sights and explained where to go and where to stay away. laction is in the middle... More 

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

Dear destinationdeviant, Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review! I will share your feedback with John and our entire team who work so hard to make our guests experience memorable. We will look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back, and ensure the best possible experience for each future visit you may have in our great city! Sincerely,... 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:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#20 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#22 Business Hotel in Philadelphia

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