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Club Quarters
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)   |  
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Arlington, Virginia
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“Great Value in City Center”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

This was the second time we stayed in Club Quarters in Rittenhouse Square. A great location for a great price. It was considerably cheaper than other options in downtown Philadelphia when we booked through a popular hotel website.

The rooms are modest, but (as you might expect for a hotel that caters to business travelers), they have a microwave, fridge, good desk space with a great desk chair. Our corner room was unusually light and airy for a hotel in center city. The higher floors offer great city views. There is fast free wifi everywhere (not like the Hilton we'd stayed in recently).

One drawback: It is noisy on weekends. Though we were on the 9th floor (facing busy Chestnut Street), street noise woke us up both nights. Light sleepers might do better with a room higher up and farther from Chestnut.

The do-it-yourself check in and out at lobby kiosks went smoothly -- the fastest check in we'd ever experienced. Staff were friendly and helpful. Parking was $24/day (with hotel discount) across the street at the Shops at Liberty Place. Get card validated at desk before heading to the lot.

If you like a fancy lobby and large room, need help parking your car or carrying your luggage, require the concierge to make your reservations, and generally crave lots of personal attention, the Club Quarters isn't for you. For us, it's just fine.

Room Tip: Lots of street noise at night on weekends. Rooms on higher floors away from Chestnut street may be m...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Calne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We spent a very pleasant four nights in the Club Quarters and really enjoyed the first-class customer service and high quality facilities provided. Food was excellent, especially the filet steak. Restaurant and bar service was exceptionally attentive. General decor and hotel facilities were better than expected, particularly the complimentary bottled water dispensers (on each floor) and laundry room where you could wash and dry your clothes. The bed and shower were ok but the tiny room size (#1103) was a big disappointment - very claustrophobic despite high ceiling height. Hotel location is excellent to allow you to walk to most city attractions, numerous restaurants and do shopping at Macy's. Would definitely stay here again but only if offered a bigger room.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Stayed there over Labor Day weekend. Our room was not ready when we arrived, but we weren't terribly bothered by it. The hotel was at capacity and things got backed up - it happens. We just wandered around the area for a bit and came back. Anyway, the room was clean and comfortable. Smallish - yes - but we are from NYC so we are used to small, and it wasn't claustrophobic small or anything. I loved the cold filtered water that was available on every floor - all hotels should offer this! Overall, I thought this place was a good value for the money, and I would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Class and style on a budget. This hotel looks great from the outside and in. The rooms are not, however, what you'd might expect: the cheaper rooms are tiny, which is why the price is lower than other hotels in the area. Having said that, the rooms are finished nicely, and what you get is an efficient and comfortable space, not unlike many european hotels (which is the first thing I thought of when I entered my room). The only thing I could find fault with was that there is no ironing board in the room. Otherwise, everything works fine. The restaurant is gorgeous and offers a reasonably priced breakfast that is delicious (salmon as an option to sausage and bacon? Very cool.) 8/10

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 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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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Hotel is nice, safe, good amenities, and good value. I like the filtered water stations. Traveling on business, small room ok for a couple days, but very much a dorm style room. Small Euro type furniture and shower only bath, kind of tight if 2 people stay, but good enough and quaint.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This hotel is located 2 blocks from Rittenhouse Square in Center City Philadelphia. The rooms are very clean, with extra towels and other supplies available from the guest cabinets of each floor.

The restuarant in the hotel was quite good and the staff was more than pleasant and helpful.

Our only real complaint was that there was no breakfast bar and there was not much near the hotel (except a Dunk n Donuts shop about a block away) for a quick breakfast snack. Also, the coffee they did serve was not very good.

Other than that I stay again.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Only 1 elevator was working but were told that the next week it would be repaired. Centraly located,well appointed room, here for the Flower show in March. Really great value. The purified water at the elevators is a plus. Will stay again.

Room Tip: High floors, street noise can be heard during the week.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Additional Information about Club Quarters

Address: 1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#33 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Club Quarters 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Private, full service club-like hotel with 275 rooms located in the heart of the city’s business district and within walking distance of many cultural and historical attractions including Rittenhouse Square, Antique Row and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Adjacent to Liberty Place with over 70 unique boutiques and restaurants and easily accessible to the convention center. Its restaurant and bar, Davio's, serves delicious Northern Italian cuisine. Club Quarters is the best value hotel based on quality and prime location.Club Quarters provide:• Safe, restricted entry• Instant registration and check out• Free high speed internet access throughout the hotel• Onsite restaurant • Multi-menu in room dining options (through onsite restaurant and many local restaurants)• Fridge and microwave available• Unlimited complimentary chilled purified bottled water • 2 meeting and event rooms available (maximum reception style 150 people)• Free use of computer/printer • Ergonomic workstations• State of the art guest rooms with premium bedding• Contemporary furnishings• Flat panel HD TVs• Complimentary coffee and tea• 24 hour guest service desk • Fitness room • Exercise equipment delivered to guest room upon request • Corporate Apartments available • Value rates• Government per diem rates 365 day a year with valid ID• Laundry facilities (self-serve). ... more   less 
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