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Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1301 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107   |  
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Ranked #21 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Great location and comfortable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Great central location, quiet (for a city hotel), clean, friendly, attentive staff. Good facilities.
Would stay here again. Breakfast adequate but like typical american hotel food, not very tasty or particularly healthy. City Hall, public transport and Reading Terminal market all within easy walk.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Thank you for writing this review concerning your stay at the Hampton Inn. This feedback certainly helps us in making us better. I'm pleased you enjoyed the services and comforts of the hotel and would return when you are in the area again.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I was at a convention in Philadelphia and wanted to stay at a Hampton Inn (trying to rack up those Hilton Honors points and love the consistency of their service!) The hotel itself is just across the street from the convention center and no more than two blocks from Reading Market, a great place to get a snack, meal, or just people watch. The staff was exceptionally patient, even when we had to change the way they billed our shared room twice. The room was spotless. Lots of room in the bathroom for our "stuff." which was nice! I didn't end up eating breakfast there, so can't comment. They do not have an airport shuttle, and a taxi is about $25.00. I was able to split it with two other conference attendees. I would definitely stay again! I can't speak to normal value because we had a pretty good rate for the conference.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 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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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review concerning your stay at the Hampton Inn Philadelphia. We appreciate the feedback and use it in our training. I'm very pleased the room was perfect and the location fit your needs. Being next to the convention center and right around the corner from Reading Terminal works well for most guests.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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Barrington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We spent a weekend there in the beginning of November. The room was clean, comfortable and well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. The staff was very friendly, including those that we met in the hallways and elevators. Our room did not have a refrigerator but it sounded as though you could request one.

The hotel seemed very busy (good for them) but it was also right after Hurricaine Sandy. What ever the reason, it was a very busy breakfast area. Food was mediocre at best but what do you want for "free". Overall, certainly a hotel we would return to. The location was great and within walking distance to several local attractions.

  • Stayed November 2012, 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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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Thank you for writing this review concerning your stay at the Hampton Inn Philadelphia. We appreciate the feedback. Your comments about the services and hotel are welcomed and will be passed along to the staff.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

I stayed here for two nights on business and i have absolutely no complaints with this Hampton Inn.

Location is great. It's right near the Convention Center, which I'm sure is a big plus for most business travelers. It's also about a 15 minute drive from the airport and within easy walking distance to Reading Terminal Market and Chinatown.

My room wasn't particularly spacious, but it was by no means cramped (I was put up in a double room rather than a queen or king). Wifi is free. I didn't hear any outdoor or hallway noise. The receptionists were very friendly and helpful, and I was almost always greeted whenever I walked in to the lobby. Thanks to a flight delay, I checked in at almost 2 a.m. I asked how much a bottle of water would be from the hotel pantry, and the receptionist was kind enough to give me one for free.

I always appreciate Hampton Inn when traveling for business. Their breakfasts to go are a great idea and very convenient for those of us starting our work days very early.

There's no free parking, but there's a self-parking lot just down the street. Overnight parking costs $25/night.

Overall, highly recommended if you're staying for business. If you're coming for a vacation, this place is still a good bet. The Race Vine station (Broad Line) is just a couple of blocks away, or you can easily walk south to City Hall, where you can the two subway lines and the trolley.

Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate you informing future guests about the hotel, especially the services and location of the hotel. I'm very pleased you enjoyed Philadelphia and hope you get a chance to return.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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Maplewood, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This hotel is not only well situated, right across the street from the Convention Center, but they have a fully stocked bar that opens in the late afternoon with great deals on drinks during Happy Hour. It is a little tough to find a place around there for a cocktail.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate all feedback and it is reviewed by the staff. Most Hampton's do not have a bar and it works very well for us being next to the convention center. I'm very pleased you enjoyed your stay.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I stayed here in October 2012 for a week for business. It was a great stay! The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to Reading Terminal Market, the shops and restaurants downtown, and the historic area. It's about a mile to the Schuylkill River Trail as well. The hotel itself was clean, and the staff was friendly. The housekeeper on our floor was especially outgoing and always had a smile ready! The fitness center was nicer than other fitness centers I've seen in hotels, and had several different machines, plus free weights and a cable machine. I would definitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review concerning your stay at the Hampton Inn Philadelphia. This feedback is great and the associates review all reviews. I'm really pleased you loved the location, associates, and hotel. Thanks for letting future guests know what our hotel is about.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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Minneapolis, MN
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

This is right by the convention center, the place is clean and the staff is crazy friendly. I stayed here twice in September. There are so many great places to eat within walking distance. Must visits include the Reading Terminal for breakfast and lunch and for dinners try Buddakan, Tinto and The Continental. All over the top good!! I am looking forward to my next visit to Philly and The Hampyton!

Room Tip: The room facing Race was a bit more noisy than the one facing the other way. No huge noise either w...
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  • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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roger_weber, General Manager at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Thank you for this review. I see you went to some great restaurants and Philly has many more!! Your kind words about the hotel are welcomed and I hope to see you back soon.
Thanks for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Weber
General Manager
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Address: 1301 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#30 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center is ideally located in downtown Philadelphia across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and only blocks from many major companies. Philadelphia International Airport is only 30 minutes away. Our hotel is within walking distance to historic sites such as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and Penn’s Landing, and only 15 minutes from the Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field, and Citizens Bank Park. ... more   less 
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