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Society Hill Hotel

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #73 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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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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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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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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Society hill is a great place to stay! It is within walking distance to all points of interest and the waterfront. The service was good and it is what you would expect from a big chain hotel. The one negative thing for me personally is that they have feather pillows! In this day and age with so many people with... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to Philadelphia for an Eagles game.. we arrived at 1 pm the lady was nice and held our bags and brought them to the room while we were out.The location was perfect very close to most historical attractions.. My wife and I came back at 4ish finally got to the room it was alittle small... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Awful costumer service, too expensive when you compare with others hotels that offers a better assistence, noisy, a mess. The only advantage is near of touristic places, but anyway I won't turn back and I don't recommend. You pay too much and don't have breakfast, housemaid service and the recepcionist is unpolite. Honestly I regret to have been there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Excellent location in the "Old Town" area, but despite being cheap in comparison to other Hotels in the area, it's probably better not to go there. Very steep stairs, tiny living area with one chair, access to the bedroom is though the tiny shower/wc/wash basin area! Tiny bedroom with what looks like a single bed, although it was booked as... 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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