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Society Hill Hotel

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #74 of 84 hotels in Philadelphia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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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Troy, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Waterlooville
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We had 2 nights at this hotel (misnomer) and it was truly awful. No lift, no aircon ( aircon unit shoved into the closet.), window propped open with a bit of wood. Whole window fell out the next day, a miracle that we were not hurt. Staff not around on the Sunday. No room service, We felt sorry for the... More

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Saba
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Located in the heart of Old City Philadelphia, this historic building provides a clean, safe, albeit small place to call home for your visit. The building and rooms are very clean, very small, but with surprisingly high ceilings which negates a feeling of claustrophobia. Because of it's age, I didn't expect a huge room with ample luxuries. The room came... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This was the worst hotel I ever stayed at. It was clean and the location was good, but the room was postage stamp small and the service was horrible. The TV did not work and the WIFI service only worked occasionally. The soap was enough for 1 shower and the shampoo for 1 hair wash. The hotel is located above... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Soooooooooooo Noisey could not get to sleep until 3:45 AM. No one to call and no one answered the phone! Terrible experience. Thick layer of dust under table. No chair in room so only place to sit was on the bed. The room itself so hot we were sweating while in the hall it was very cool. We walked away... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Never again! I warn you all! I ´m completelly destroyed after 2 nights! It´s without any service at all, the lights don ´t work, the awful technical noise during the night, ugly rooms, locks don ´t work - it´ s the worst hotel I ´ve ever been in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the society hill hotel for 3 nights. The location was great, only a 5 or so minute walk to the liberty bell and city hall (liberty hall). A shopping center is also within walking distance, which was good. The room was small, but it's an older building so totally understandable...the ceiling was high which was cute, overall... More

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Also Known As:
Society Hill Philadelphia
Hotel Society Hill
Society Hill Hotel Philadelphia
Address: 301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #74 of 84 hotels in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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