The location isn't bad...about ten minutes driving from south street. Free parking, and WiFi. The rooms are very clean. We paid about $170 a night for a king sized bed and fold out couch, although the standard king room is just as much money. There isn't a microwave or fridge, but there is a vanity, flat screen tv, and hair dryer. Pretty standard. We called and asked for toothpaste and about twenty minutes later we got a knock on the door. There was a very large man with a leather jacket on standing at my door and it wasn't until I opened it that the little room service guy appeared with my toothpaste. It seemed a bit excessive to need a security guard, but I guess it's better to be careful. We got a late check out of two pm which wasn't a problem and no extra cost. Breakfast buffet and room service, although we can't comment on either since we didn't do either. Comfy bed and nice little bathroom. It had a fan which is nice, but the lock didn't work. No big. Anyway, it was overall a very good experience. I wish it were a bit cheaper, but other than that I would absolutely stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia - City Avenue Hotel, where travelers are sure to love our great location on City Avenue off I-76 and I-676, less than 15 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and just four miles from downtown Philly. Our hotel near the Main Line of Philadelphia offers leisure travelers easy access to many of the city's most popular attractions. Nature lovers can enjoy the great outdoors at one of the largest parks in the country, Fairmount Park, situated just one mile from our hotel. Our Philly accommodations are also near the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the Manayunk Historic District, the Wachovia Center, Penn's Landing and the Philadelphia Zoo. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West Hotel Philadelphia
- Philadelphia Crowne Plaza