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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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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars NEW

This could be a very quaint hotel, with a good deal of care (money.) Coffee maker, but no coffee, or cups for that matter. No wash cloths, no towel bar. Blow dryer didn't work. Worst, no heat in Feb! There is no service, as in front desk. The "office" was two people sitting at computers. Owners should use profits to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this hotel for our one night stay in Philly. We had made the booking on bookings.com and had left a comment that we would be arriving early as our bus arrived at 10:30am, just in isn't until 3pm. We arrived at 11am and were greeted by a locked door with a sign that read to... More 

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Reims, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The team was friendly but our room was too small. It was situated near a busy street, without double glazing. The bathroom was good. During the night my brother and I got to know…a mouse !!! However, the localisation was great, close to the Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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
45 helpful votes 45 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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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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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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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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