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Society Hill Hotel

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't understand the complaining from on some other reviews. This is a small property and as such does not have an elevator, large rooms, spa. etc, What it does have are clean comfortable rooms with the basic necessities - toiletries, hair fryer, iron and ironing board, flat screen TV, AC, and a mini fridge with COMPLIMENTARY BEVERAGES. In the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot hot hot with quite dirty very small and uncared for rooms. Overrated due to its "character". I had a coffee pot in my "suite" which was full of scale and generally it just feels dirty. Pillows appallingly thin and there is no elevator so lugging all of your luggage up to the 4th floor is a pain. I bumped... More 

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McComb, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because of the lower cost, and proximity to Independence Hall and other sites. We tried to contact the hotel before the 3 pm check-in time and got no answer. The person 'on site' really wasn't much help at all. It was a small room, but seemed okay until nightfall. The bar below stays open until 3... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there April29,30. No question that the location is supreme, less than 5 mintues to all the major sites, and great dining, plus getting into and out of town. But, the hotel is a dump. I would have been okay with "funky" the price is right, but they aren't even trying to be hoteliers-they didn't clean the room after... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Yes this is not a 4 star hotel and doesn't bill itself as such. However, it is the least expensive accommodation in Old City and usually in Center City. We have stayed here several times. The rooms are small but offer clean comfortable accommodations with flat screen TV, free Wifi, free soft beverages in mini-fridge, coffee and pastures in the... More 

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Margate City, New Jersey
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Stayed here because it was close to the reataurant we were meeting. This place is more like a hostel than an actual hotel. Too many items in disrepair to list and would have not been happy if I had my family with me. The only good thing I can say is that the location is great if you want to... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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 January 31, 2015

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

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
31 helpful votes 31 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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