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Society Hill Hotel

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was by far the cheapest option for central Philly when i was looking. I was travelling alone and by train and this hotel suited me fine. It was accessible by public transport, was clean, had an ensuite etc and was just what i needed. If you're looking for a hotel with character then look else where but if... More 

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Parkville, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This hotel is a little quirky--but not at all difficult to handle, if you know the main wrinkles to expect. First, its address is 301 Chestnut but its entrance is actually located around the corner (but in the same building) on Third Street. Second, the staff is on-site only from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. You will therefore not be... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

its a great price at a great location you might see the hotel old but its VERY CLEAN, CLEAN ROOMS CLEAN SHEETS CLEAN Towels, nice smelling rooms, fridge full of free complementary drinks . the staff help you as much as they can and they do but they leave at 8 how ever if you you ask them for anything... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I scheduled 2 nights at this hotel. When I arrived at 9:30 AM to drop off my suitcase the door was locked and they did not answer phone. 2 couples came out saying how bad the hotel was. I had booked thru Priceline.com and they transferred it to Booking.com. The windows and door was dirty. They called back and we... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is a nice hotel in a good location. Rooms clean and neat. Valet service is slow. If you leave anything in your room, lock it in the safe. My wife left her kindle in the room and as we speak someone is trying to order books on line from Amazon. I know it's our responsibility to make sure we... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Do not allow the "Society Hill" address OR Hotel name to fool you. Completely unprofessional staff and procedures. No wonder the price is cheap. Quick to inform me that I was late for my arrival and would be "penalized", yet refused to answer any questions regarding parking, in/out hours and priv., what my room size and bed would be, etc.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Me and misses decided to visit philly just for two days one night and decided to stay at the society Hill hotel...I didn't go to philly expecting 5* service and room comfort... TV wasn't working staff seemed like random people from the street.. Room small and old... Bath was dirty but I paid hardly nothing so I shouldn't complain... If... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Never ever in your live even think about staying at this place!! It can not be called a hotel, not even a hostel. it's more like a giant trashcan!!! It's terrible! It stinks, its really dirty and awful... We were there for 3 nights and the place wasn't cleaned until I almost screamed for help. When we arrived there were... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

the location of The Society Hotel is great - it is in the "Old City" where most of the tourist attractions are. Aside from that, there isn't much to be positive about. The whole hotel was dirty and in desperate need of total renovation. The staff was friendly enough, but had very poor manners, and looked like it was the... More 

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My fiancee and I arrived during check in hours. We rang the bell and no one answered. The sign on the door said to check in with the bar (first red flag), and that door was locked as well. After calling booking.com to no avail, 20 mins later a woman stormed out the door "Yo, did you ring the bell?".... More 

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Address: 301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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