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“Very nice hotel in a central location” 4 of 5 stars
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Hyatt at The Bellevue
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102   |  
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Ranked #39 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
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72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Very nice hotel in a central location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I stayed at this hotel recently on a business trip and had a positive experience. The location is central, with easy access to the cultural venues, Rittenhouse Square, and a tremendous variety of restaurants. It's in a safe neighborhood.

The front desk and cleaning staff were extremely friendly and helpful. When I asked about wi-fi, the front desk staff told me that there's a daily charge, but that it would be free if I belonged to the Hyatt frequent customer program. She signed me up on the spot without my having to fill out or sign any forms. My room with two queens was huge, about double the size of most hotel rooms with two beds. It was quiet, except for occasional sirens that I could hear through the windows (I was on the 14th floor).The bed was comfortable, the room was clean, the water pressure was excellent, and the water didn't take long to get hot. The bathroom was modern-looking and clean. The closet was about 4 feet wide and had standard wooden hangers (not those funky hangers that latch onto special hooks). The room did not have a safe, but had a small refrigerator. The padding on the ironing board was miserably thin and the diamond pattern of the board itself kept coming through onto my clothes. The iron worked great. The large, flat-screen TV was excellent. I noticed that one of the bulbs on one of the sconces and the bulb in the make-up mirror were burned out.

The carpeting in the hallways was a bit dated and in need of cleaning. We had several meals as part of our business meeting. The food at every meal was superb. I also heard that the food in the XIX restaurant was very good too.

I would stay again at this hotel.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

SUMMARY

Overall this hotel has a high level of service and nice rooms. It's location on Broad Street is ideal for access to downtown Philly. While this hotel is not inexpensive, it is cheaper than several similar hotels in the area.

I would certainly consider staying here again.


ROOMS

I had initially booked a room with 2 queen beds (had initially planned to travel with others), but the room I was assigned was near the elevator (one of my pet peeves), so I switched to a smaller room, not near the elevators, with only 1 queen bed.

My room was nicely laid out, was fairly well sized, with the expected amenities, and had a walk in closet (which made things super easy). There was wireless internet, which they threw in for free (without me even mentioning anything), since I had changed rooms. There were 3 phones in the room (wired, wireless and bathroom), a larger flat screen TV, desk, dresser, night tables, etc...


CHECK IN/OUT AND PARKING (A REAL PLUS!)

The hotel has it's own "side-street" entrance, with excellent valet guys (even though I chose to self park), who made checking in/out really easy. The adjacent self-parking garage ($28 / night, with in/out privileges if you get your ticket stamped at the hotel desk) was extremely convenient and far easier than other city hotels, where parking can be a nightmare.


DETAILS

This hotel is one of those "back in the day, it was beautiful" hotels. The lobby has a huge spiral staircase with a tall ceiling and chandeliers that I imagine were once amazing. It seemed to me that there are still renovations needed, but they put their money into the rooms and services, so it was a nice stay.

There is a pool, spa, hot tub and health club in the hotel, but (unfortunately), I didn't get to check these out. Other people I ran into had only positive things to say about them.

There is an adjacent shopping area, which you can reach from the hotel lobby without going outside. The shopping area was convenient and had some nice stores, food options and a sports bar.


QUIRKS

The main lobby has only 2 elevators, which are fairly slow. On some floors there are other elevator banks, but you cannot reach the lobby from those elevators, which was both annoying and strange. There is also a large elevator bank in the adjacent shops area, which can get you to the meeting rooms quickly, but not the guest rooms (which makes sense).

My room had an analog alarm clock, which was not visible in the dark. On my first night there, the alarm went off at 4 AM (some hoax by the preceding guest?). I felt like the hotel housekeeping staff should have safeguarded me against this sort of ruse, by assuring the alarm switch was set to "off" before my arrival.

At one point during my stay, I came back to my room to find that both of my 2 room keys (fancy computer-chip cards) were unable to open the door. The hotel staff were fast and efficient in geting me some new keys, but I got this sense from them that this thing happens not infrequently.

Room Tip: If you ask for a room with 2 queen beds, these rooms are quite large. So, if you want a little extr...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I really should be giving this a 4 because the rooms are a bit on the shabby side, though I understand updates are soon coming. But, the rooms are spacious, light, and very comfortable.

I wish I had done a bit of homework on this hotel before I arrived because I would have gotten a bit more out of my stay. Though I knew the hotel was old, I didn't know how old and certainly none of the history. During my stay, I kept thinking that the hotel had undergone a major restructuring along the years as certain architectural features didn't add up (the hotel lobby, the office building lobby, etc). I asked one of the staff for a quick history, and then I understood why walls, etc where were they are. The hotel was subdivided about thirty years ago becoming a hotel and office building.

Anyway, location is fabulous, you can walk just about everywhere. I walked to the Historic District and to University City. Food was excellent at the hotel, and of course, Hyatt service is always so reliably outstanding. Very friendly, energetic staff who enjoy their jobs and clearly love their Grande Dame.

I love old buildings, and though it's sad the hotel lost its original magnificent lobby, the building was preserved and they did a good job saving such a wonderful landmark. I would definitely stay here again, Before my next visit, I'll do some more reading up on the hotel and suggest that if you stay here, then you try and do the same because the hotel has a fascinating history.

Room Tip: The XIX Bar on the top floor is a popular and lively spot for both locals and guests. There is a Fre...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My wife and I were married on September 7th, 2013 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. It was an incredible affair managed wonderfully, executed with precision and hosted in a perfectly classic Philadelphia setting that exceeded ours and our guests expectations. The Bellevue Bridal Suite was an incredible room or the bride and bridesmaids to get ready in and for my wife and I to share after the reception and all of our guests continued to talk excitedly about the unique differences between their room layouts and decor. Professional and accommodating staff, ridiculously tasty food across the board and a willingness to go the extra mile.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Classic atmosphere Hotel in downtown area. Many restaurants are within walking distance. Parking is not that bad.

Pros : European style classic atmosphere. 19th floor has a restaurant/bar with nice balcony. Make sure to bring a camera to take a great photos.
Rooms are equipped well and clean. Has a banquet hall for wedding, etc..

Cons : Little difficult to find the parking entrance because alley is very small, and doesn't clearly show the Hyatt Sign from the street.

Room Tip: Rooms with Balcony has good view.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

Hyatts are typically out of my price range but I enjoyed my three-night stay for a business conference. Staff was very helpful and accommodating; room was clean; and housekeeping stopped in daily. The AC always worked, room had a comfortable king bed and a nice walk-in closet. Great walking location to site seeing and the subway.

I was however a little bummed to find out that the hotel doesn't have vending machines for late might snacks or a 24 hour convenience store (I felt that the area wasn't the best place to step-out alone as a tourist for food late at night) but that was my biggest let down. I would stay again if given the opportunity.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel several times and although it's very old, it is always in good shape and the personnel is very friendly. It's very well located and it's not very expensive. The building is very classic and the breakfast buffet is very good, although a little expensive.

Room Tip: Ask for an upgrade, they always have plenty of available larger rooms.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#25 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#27 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#31 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt at The Bellevue 4*
Number of rooms: 172
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A magnificently restored historic National Landmark, the hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Philadelphia's business, restaurant, shopping and theatre districts. Featuring 172 spacious guest rooms, this historic luxury property appeal to all. ... more   less 
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