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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
    4.5 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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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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39 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Troy, New York
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
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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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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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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