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Society Hill Hotel

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Milford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I'm not one to be too dramatic about hotels and reviews, but this place was terrible. First, the room was open when we walked in. By that I mean door open, for anyone to walk in. There are no light switches...just two busted lamps. The bed is the size of a postage stamp and has been in that hotel since... More 

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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

So we paid $120 for a total dump. There is no check in desk, you have go up to the 2nd floor if you can get it, there is a bell to ring that doesn't seem to work. We got lucky someone was coming out as we needed to go in. The pictures you see on line are NOTHING like... More 

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Thank Michele R
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62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

this hotel is on the budget side so if you are looking for cheap and youre not picky, it's fine and definitely a safe place to stay. it is very old and does not look like anything was updated at all since they built the building. i bet you ben franklin hung out here :). i had to pickup my... More 

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Thank rz1519
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Let's start with the positives. The best thing about this hotel is the location. Close to old city and the historic district plus lots of little restaurants and stores nearby. That's pretty much it for the positives. The first red flag was that when we arrived at the hotel the door was locked and there was a sign directing us... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

If you are a partygoer in need of a place for your stuff, with a great location, right above a bar - with food even - and won't notice anything anyhow once you pass out, this is the place for you! If you are uncomfortably sober and have more delicate sensibilities, or maybe just *a* sensibility to begin with, not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel 3 weeks in advance thru Expedia. I was aware that check in ends at midnight, so I called to let them know I was coming late. The guy told me I could check-in inside the Monkey Bar, located on the first floor of the hotel, until 2am. Fine. Unfortunately my flight was delayed by 2 hours,... More 

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3 Thank ODB773
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My wife and I had a delayed flight and arrived shortly after 1:00 am. The door was locked so I rang the doorbell. The man watching the place came out and very rudely said: "Can't you read? You're supposed to text the number on the door." as he ripped one of the several signs off the door and pointed to... More 

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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256 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Large room but tiny bathroom. Good shower. Very clean. No refrigerator in the room but there is a coffee maker and one free bottle of water. One robe in the closet but another was provided when I asked. Wi-Fi works well. Enough elevators so you don't need to wait even when there is a conference. Reception staff helpful and friendly.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best part about this hotel is that you can walk to all the historical landmarks and the price is right. The hotel is in an old building above a pub. The rooms are small but clean and there is no elevator. The bathroom is small and the sink is very low. There is no front desk. So you either... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This hotel is in the historical district so it is within walking distance to everything you come here to see. The hotel is above a pub in a very old building. There are 4 floors but no elevator. The staff was very helpful but not always available right away. We had to wait outside to check in for several minutes... More 

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