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“Great location” 3 of 5 stars
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Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)   |  
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Ranked #50 of 84 hotels in Philadelphia
Sterling, Virginia
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“Great location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one the best options for an overnight stay close to the historic district and Independence National Park. The location was very convenient and most everything in this district was within walking distance. Parking is difficult so having a garage next store, and an arrangement, made things easy. The hotel and (the historic area) is only about 5 minutes from I-95. The hotel was clean, quiet, and comfortable. The costs were as stated, with no surprise add-ons. The hotel is somewhat expensive, as is parking, but this is the result of the in city location. Rooms were somewhat smaller than in many equivalent hotels, but still functional. The meals, especially breakfast, were very expensive, causing us to find other places to eat.

Room Tip: Not too noisy, but ask to stay away from the street sides of the building, and obviously away from n...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

RENO is an eye sore; Front desk staff was not welcoming @ all. Bell hop very helpful guy! He was happy to assist !

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I (both senior citizens) were impressed by many things at the Wyndham: the extremely friendly staff, the extreme comfort of the beds, the clean, modern rooms and size of the double queen room, the room cleaning staff (who left us a note with a smiley face: "thanks a million for keeping your room so clean")--- when did that ever happen to guests??, the indoor garage being next door to the hotel, thus very handy and rates being reduced by $5 a door perhaps for being a hotel guest. The interior of the hotel was clean and very generous sized. There also was a cab stand next to the hotel. I don't remember if there was onsite dining, but we were in town to eat with relatives elsewhere. so we didn't check carefully for that. And the hotel staff welcomed this review when I praised the hotel to the cashier! As an aside, in past reviews the hotel's renovations were inconvenient; they now are finished. And the price was a steal, given we were in central Philadelphia, I believe.

Room Tip: The double queen room we had was very good-sized. We have NOTHING to criticize!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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292JohnK292, General Manager at Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, responded to this review, 4 days ago
Dear Milton G.

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. I was glad to read that you enjoyed the hotel and the staff. They really are a great team. The interior renovations have been completed and the place looks incredible. The final phase is now under way on our exterior and when that is complete you won't recognize the building. We can't wait. By the way we do have an on site Restaurant Bar that serves great libations and comfort food. It's just off the elevators in the main lobby. Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit.

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Additional Information about Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Philadelphia Historic District
Holiday Inn Philadelphia
Philadelphia Holiday Inn
Address: 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the nation's most historic square mile! In the heart of downtown Philadelphia Old City, 8 miles away from the international PHL airport, the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District offers the best in Philadelphia accommodations! We are only 5 minutes' walk to the major historic attractions: Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House. Walk or take a short subway ride to Pennsylvania Convention Center.Visiting Thomas Jefferson hospital or Pennsylvania hospital? Reserve a room at the smoke free Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District in a safe neighborhood with 40 restaurants. Government offices within walking distance to the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District include US Federal Court House, IRS, US Attorneys office, Department of Labor, FPS, Social Security Administration, FRB, Department of Justice and DEA.The Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District offers free WiFi and is conveniently located about 2 miles from Art Museum and Franklin Institute featuring Star Trek and Galileo the Medici and the Age of Astronomy exhibits. With short drive to Aquarium, New Jersey Battleship and Zoo, families will appreciate the central location of the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District in Philly, Pennsylvania. If Market Street, Gallery shopping mall, and South Street shops haven't wore you out yet, King of Prussia Mall is only 30 min. drive. ... more   less 
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