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Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   220 South 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6179 (City Center West)   |  
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New York, NY
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5 hotel reviews
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“Great 1 Night Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed 1 night here in January because I had a dinner reservation at Vetri for my birthday. My fiance and I just did a search of hotels close to the restaurant, and this one was most reasonable. We had no idea what kind of area this was or familiarity with Philadelphia in general. We were pleasantly surprised that this hotel is located in a great shopping and walking area!
We called for an early check in and I believe the person at the front desk I spoke to was Dave. He was able to accommodate us and told me that self park and valet parking were the same price, which was helpful info. When we got to the hotel, Dave checked us in a put us in a great corner room on the 4th floor. The corner room was very large and had three big windows. The room was clean airy. The lobby was beautiful and everyone who assisted us was friendly.
We enjoyed are stay and this hotel more than served it's purpose!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Joanne-1Hotel, General Manager at Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Guest:
Thank you for taking the time to post a review for this hotel. We are so pleased that you selected the beautiful and historic Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel for your latest trip and dining experience in Philadelphia.

Thank you for noticing the friendliness and service extended by the staff. This hotel will be receiving a renovation shortly and we are excited about the fresh and exciting look. We looking forward to your next stay! Take care,
Joanne Cunningham
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  • Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My husband went to UPenn so we often travel from Baltimore to Philly for a quick night or so. Every time we do, we stay at the Radisson Warwick - it has become our Go-To Philly hotel. Our last stay was for Penn's alumni weekend when other hotels near campus jack up their already high prices. We, as usual, found the Radisson to be MUCH lower in price (from other websites that don't show you the hotel) for excellent service and clean, quality rooms. This hotel is just a short cab ride to and from Penn's campus and close to city center/Rittenhouse Square for late night fun. We will continue to stay here again and again so long as we get a great deal and continue to receive great service.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Joanne-1Hotel, General Manager at Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Guest:
Thank you for taking the time to post a review for this hotel. We are so pleased that you selected the beautiful and historic Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel for your latest trip and cultural experience in Philadelphia.

Thank you for noticing the friendliness and service extended by the staff. This hotel will be receiving a renovation shortly and we are excited about the fresh and exciting look. We looking forward to your next stay! Take care,
Joanne Cunningham
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Philadelphia, PA
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stayed here for one night and was pleased by the cleanliness of the hotel and especially the room itself. Was greeted with a friendly smile and warm welcome by each and every hotel staff member that I encountered. Found a great rate online at Radisson.com using AAA that included breakfast at Tavern 17 restaurant, and was delighted to find on arrival, that as a Club Carlson Gold Member, the room had been upgraded to business class on the 11th floor. As part of the upgrade, two free drink coupons to be used at the restaurant bar were included along with access to the Plaza Club lounge located on the 11th floor of the hotel which was staffed by a concierge. The lounge provided a variety of light snacks, a hot entrée and complimentary beer and wine in the evening as well as an upgraded continental breakfast with another hot entrée in the morning. Overall the stay was enjoyable.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Joanne-1Hotel, General Manager at Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Guest:
Thank you for taking the time to post a review for this hotel. We are so pleased that you selected the beautiful and historic Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel for your latest trip and cultural experience in Philadelphia.

Thank you for noticing the friendliness and service extended by the staff. This hotel will be receiving a renovation shortly and we are excited about the fresh and exciting look. We are looking forward to your next stay!

Take care,
Joanne Cunningham
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Lancaster, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just returned from a weekend stay at the Radisson. The room itself was beautiful and featured a sleep number bed. Very nice! A couple of modest complaints; the TV is a little small for the size of the room, one of the outlets did not work and the bathroom door was squeaky (one of my hotel room pet peeves!). The staff is efficient and personable, no complaints there. We go an unexpected expense when we found that it cost us $34 to park overnight in the parking garage. There goes part of the savings we got through Hotwire.

If you stay here, you should remember that this is a city hotel and all night long you are likely to hear sirens, car horns and people talking loudly. Needless to say, despite the sleep number bed, it wasn't a very restful night's sleep.

Overall, it's a nice place... just be aware of the added charge for parking and the loudness of the area.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Joanne-1Hotel, General Manager at Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Guest:
Thank you for taking the time to post a review for this hotel. We are so pleased that you selected the beautiful and historic Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel for your latest trip to Philadelphia.

Thank you for noticing the friendliness and service extended by the staff. This hotel will be receiving a renovation shortly and with that a full window replacement that will significanlty aid in the reduction of outside city noise. We are very excited about the fresh and exciting look. We looking forward to your next stay!

Take care,
Joanne Cunningham
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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Last weekend, Philadelphia Car Show and Tickets to the Philadelphia Orchester at the Kimmel Center made the Center City Hotel a logical place to stay. I was married there over 50 years ago, the Hotel has outlasted the marriage by about 25 years.

A deluxe King Room was a reasonable value compared to the other similar hotels in the immediate area. The room was well located and quite, bathroom was suitable, furniture a bit shop worn, and the room had a rather clean yet very sterile look.

Pleasantly updated, well managed and very genteel would best describe its current ambiance.
I live about an hour and a half South of the City so spending the night made sense, I enjoyed the bustle of the city - walking to Broad Street - the 7:45 PM crowds getting to the Kimmel Center as well as the Academy of Music made me think I was actually off Broadway in NYC trying to get to the theater.

Just 1/2 a block of Rittenhouse Square - made an early Sunday AM walk very pleasant.
You can get nicer facilities for a bit more money, but this location is really terrific if you intend to do things in the city. The Prime Rib Restaurant is located just off the lobby, it is a top rated Steak House - That was the only meal we had in the hotel.





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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Joanne-1Hotel, General Manager at Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Guest:
Thank you for taking the time to post a review for this hotel. I am so pleased that you returned - (I hope this wasn't the first time in 50 years though!) to the beautiful and historic Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel. The location IS the absolute best in the city - thank you for that recognition!

The hotel will be receiving a major redesign shortly and we are excited about the fresh and exciting look. We looking forward to your next stay!

Take care,
Joanne Cunningham
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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

After spending a night at other hotel in Philadelphia, we found the room in this hotel is rather small, especially the bathroom. The hotel is a bit outdated but is clean, conveniently located and free wifi.
Unfortunately we had a room facing a wall of brick, and the staff were not too friendly.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Four Years ago I stayed in a Radisson in California and swore I would NEVER stay at another Radission Hotel....until this week-end. Radisson Plaza is so nice. From the doorman who also acted as my concierge letting me know where my family and I can go eat, to the receptionist. the rooma are very spacious and clean. Each bed was equipped with a sleep number and was very comfortable. If I am ever back in Philly, I will DEFINITELY stay at the Radisson Plaza.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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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Address: 220 South 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6179
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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 ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
#6 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#11 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#23 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#25 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#31 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sophisticated. Stylish. Uniquely Philadelphia. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel is where history meets innovation and culture. This hotel is high on design and style and located in Philadelphia's most prestigious address, Rittenhouse Square. This luxury center city Philadelphia hotel is in the epicenter of boutique shopping, entertainment and many of Philadelphia's award winning restaurants. The stunning illumination and architecture in the lobby, graceful fireplaces and comfy seating areas complement your stay. ... more   less 
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