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“An extra special Homewood Suites” 5 of 5 stars
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Homewood Suites Philadelphia
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4200 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131   |  
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Ithaca, New York
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36 hotel reviews
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“An extra special Homewood Suites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We like staying at Hilton properties because of they are consistently clean, comfortable, well staffed and reasonably priced. This property was no exception. There was a snafu upon checking in which was totally my fault. I had reserved my room for the wrong weekend! The front desk manager cheerfully helped me by forgiving the no show charges and providing me with a room on my actual arrival date! Our room was spacious and had distant views of the city and an attractive reservoir. The bed and pillows helped provide a restful sleep. There was no distracting noise from either the hallway or the heater fan. The breakfast was not impressive; partly because the dining room was full and the serving area was congested. It would have helped to have a separate area for the overflow crowd as well as additional coffee urns. I must mention that the breakfast hostess was extremely upbeat and friendly!
The only other drawback was the parking. Fortunately, we were able to get a spot on the street, but the hotel parking lot is a bit of a walk.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, March 15, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
68 hotel reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

- Very friendly staff
- Newer property
- Clean
- Convenient location
- Nice room work area
- Good complimentary breakfast and dinner on some nights
- $5 per day self-parking is somewhat of a hike, diagonally across the street

Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, March 8, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Poquoson, Va
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We just spent the weekend at the Homewood Suites on City Ave. after debating whether to be downtown or not. I was glad to find out that the reviews on Tripadvisor did not steer me wrong. Everything was clean and up to date in the room (we had a 2 room suite so we could have 2 bathrooms for our teenagers). The complimentary breakfast had an excellent selection of yogurt, waffles, fruit (fresh strawberries!) and hot items like eggs & turkey sausage. All the staff at the breakfast station were cheerful and responsive when anything ran out. I cannot say enough about the girls that worked there as they were great even clearing our plates! I was really glad that we picked this hotel and did not spend the extra parking money to stay downtown. The only complaint we had was due to some noisy neighbors late at night but a call to the front desk resolved it immediately. By the way, the complaints about the parking lot being far away were not true unless you are an invalid - it is less than a block from the hotel and one night we even found on street parking. All in all this was a great property to stay at and everyone there made our stay very pleasant.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 24, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Tihs hotel sits in West Philadelphia near the city line. It is joined with a Hilton and they share an accessway, the pool and the exercise room. The exterior facade is pleasing to the eye and the same goes for the interior. They're doing a complete renovation to the the guest areas and they did a nice job choosing the colors and finishes. I had a 1 bedroom corner room overlooking the man made resevoir. It almost made you forget you were in the middle of a city. Almost. The interiors to the room were nice and fairly new. The free breakfast was a pleasant surprise. It was very edible. The desk staff was extremely helpful so kudos to them. The workout room was well appointed with treadmills, bikes and dumbells. The parking is a bit of a walk but I found street parking very close to the hotel. Overall a very nice stay. I would recommend.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 24, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

I only had one night at this hotel, but it was exceptional. Very large corner room with nice view. Everything was spotless and new. There are many food options nearby. I chose to bring a sandwich back from Potbelly and enjoy it in the room. I would recommend street parking to avoid having to get your ticket stamped each time you use the parking lot. The lobby and breakfast area are nicely decorated. There was a good selection for breakfast.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 24, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012 via mobile

Awesome service and rooms however went to breakfast around 9am on Sunday and all breakfast items were scarce... If you are on weight watchers that may be the thing to do. Cold eggs also... Go back to military MRE's.

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 24, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Pittsburgh PA
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3 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

The company I had worked for sent me to another branch office for three days to assist them and booked me this Hotel. This Hotel is absolutely wonderful! The room was large, extremely clean with a wonderful view, and had all the comforts of home. If i ever need to travel to this area of Philadelphia again I know where I'm staying!

  • Stayed February 2011, 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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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites Philadelphia, responded to this review, January 17, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Address: 4200 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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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 ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#10 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#30 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites Philadelphia 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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