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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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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Well, I didn't read the reviews before I stayed and oh how I should've. I was travelling and on a budget and booking.com had this as a 2 star and the reviews that they previewed were only the good ones, which were probably the only 4 good ones the place has. I arrive at 1, and check in is at... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The location of Society Hill is great - it's about 2 minutes walk to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. There are also lots of good cafés, bars and restaurants in the vicinity. Wifi is good too. On the flip side it was potentially one of the worst night's sleep I have had (and I'm counting 30 bed dorms here).... More

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is actually the first review I have ever written because I feel so strongly about my experience. By far, the WORST hotel I have ever stayed at. I was looking forward to sharing my one year anniversary with my husband and liked the location of this place...I had seen mixed reviews but had no idea what I was in... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

All I can say is.. REALLY? I checked in and a 7 year old answered the door . I was in a rush to get to an event and so I barely had a chance to check out the room but when I moved the lounge chair there were bottles of men's lotions and shampoo shoved underneath . If you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Budget hotel, perfect location close to attractions like the Liberty bell, and you feel safe walking back to the hotel at night. The room is good and very clean, same goes for the bathroom. Warm water and AC work perfectly.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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114 reviews 114 reviews
42 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

At first, I was going to write a really positive review criticizing reviewers who rate budget hotels as if they’re not budget hotels – and then I saw the letter pasted on the (closed) office door assuring guests that the place has new owners and they’re focused on addressing everything previous reviewers said about the hotel – well the tape... 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): $$
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