My husband and I stayed here recently for several days. It's a nice building, and centrally located which is great. However, I did have some issues with the room cleanliness, lack of refilling amenities in the room, and the state of the linens...
The toilet, without going into details, was not what I would call spotless. I do not think it had been cleaned since the last person checked out. Above the safe in the closet there was a dirty towel just sitting there. I pulled out a tissue from the metal tissue box and it was empty inside. No kleenex box or anything; just air. The free bottled water was never replenished after housekeeping came to our rooms. Once, when our bed linens were changed, there was a large tear on one side, another time there was a dark stain. My husband saw one of the housekeepers in the hallway with their trolley and asked if they could please change our sheets because the ones we received were stained. The person got very annoyed, although when we saw them again later they apologized for their behavior.
Bottom line: It is a cute little hotel, but they really need improvement in their housekeeping department.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in a landmark building that dates back to 1907, The Latham Hotel welcomes guests to a coveted Rittenhouse Square address that seamlessly blends historic elegance with modern comfort. Our boutique hotel in Philadelphia's Center City is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, showcasing the building's exquisite Victorian exterior along with a fully-renovated interior designed for today's urban traveler. For more than 40 years, The Latham Hotel has been offering guests a distinctive lodging experience among historic Philadelphia hotels, complemented by exceptional dining and gracious hospitality. Explore the city's illustrious past with a visit to the Liberty Bell and the National Constitution Center, located just minutes away. Expand your horizons at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or cruise through Center City in style with our chauffeured 2012 Audi A8 sedan. Experience the historic spirit of Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square's premier boutique hotel. ... more less
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- Latham Hotel Philadelphia