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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We booked a room here for a night because we have a flight in the morning. It is DISGUSTING. We have infant twins. Infant cribs are clearly listed under the amenities on all online listings. They don't have any. The pictures posted online are deceiving. The exterior of the building is falling apart. Our room is filthy. The owner and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Decent price for a motel near the airport. Old, but renovated rooms. Clean and a wonderful view from my room. Kind of Retro with the old iron railings and metal stairs. Free airport shuttle! Friendly staff. The TV ONLY works on one channel and I can't reach the front desk by pushing the Front Desk button on the phone; but... More 

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Thank Becky S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The most disgusting experience we've ever had in our life with a hotel. We arrived at the hotel at 4:00AM, after a long drive, to find no one attending the front desk, but a message by the door asking to check in at the hotel next to it. When we finally got our keys, while waking up to our rooms,... More 

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Thank Laura G
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had a forced overnight due to a flight cancellation and I think our attendant thought she was booking into something 'better' than holiday inn express.....it is not. This is several steps below the bed was comfortable - the customer service was good - the remodel was not too bad either. No it did not have bed bugs as reported... More 

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Thank Ben B
Dalton, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I was worried about staying here because of some of the other reviews that I have read. This is a good deal for the price. The rooms were clean, the front desk attendant was nice, and the views of the River is wonderful. As long you aren't looking for some luxury place to stay, this is the best bang for... More 

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Thank Mercedes77771
Larkspur, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Got in to Philadelphia very late and the staff had anticipated our needs quite satisfactorily. They were courteous and professional and the room was clean and comfortable, a great surprise given the cost was well less than comparable rooms in the area!!! The breakfast was simple but adequate. This would be my first choice for an overnight stay near PHL.

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Thank Ron C
Erie, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This place is a dump. Disgusting room had visible dirt on the wall, crumbling plaster, a hole below the window that you could see outside. The door didn't even shut all of the way, the microwave and fridge had spills on the exterior. And BEDBUGS everywhere! We left in less than 5 minutes. Never again. Don't be deceived by the... More 

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Thank Leigh K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My partner and I booked this hotel at the last minute due to price and location. The name sound promising. OMG when we got there we were scared to go in but realized that we came in on the back side but front of hotel. To get to the Lobby entrance you must walk to about mid-building. After getting past... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Could b nice cause it's on the water(Delaware river.) Needs heavy duty Up Dating!! And a bigger space for the complimentary breakfast. Everything is old & dirty. Glad I only stood one night. Nice front desk people tho.

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Cumberland, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We like the fact that this place in inexpensive and dog-friendly, but there were some shortcomings. The room needed updates, and didn't seem particularly squeaky clean - dirty fingerprints on doors, etc. The bathroom fan (which automatically comes on with the light) sounded like a jet engine. There was no chair or desk in the room. That said, the neighborhood... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
38 room exterior corridor hotel located on the Delaware River, 4 miles south of Philadelphia International Airport. Room amenities include 32" flat screen TV's, iron & ironing board, coffee maker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airport Waterfront Inn

Address: 103 Taylor Ave, Essington, PA 19029-1290
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: $94 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Airport Waterfront Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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