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Chestertown, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... and feet in the Freezer... and your belly button feels fine. There are some very, very good features about this property... the super friendly and helpful front desk,,, the very clean rooms... and the comfy bed. There is also 24/7 shuttle to and from airport. I stayed here because I had an early morning flight the next day... and...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Hokie67, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to know you liked the cleanliness of our facility and the friendliness of our staff. We would like to apologize for the shortfalls you have noticed with the condition of our property and the noise you heard which did not live up to your expectations....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be daunted if you arrive after dark and you seem like your in the middle of nowhere...there's a lot of pubs and good restaurants close by and with the good guys of Uber there to support, you can get there in no time at all. The hotel is basic (no bar, just a vending machine for snacks) but comfortable....

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Chris L, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Exp Philadelphia Airport Essington, PA. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the noise. We will look into this concern. We take all reviews positive and negative very seriously,...

San Diego, California
Reviewed November 4, 2016

I'm about to check out of the hotel after 3 weeks. I am in the area working long days, 6 days a week. This place was good enough for the first week to come back again after a one week stay in another one about an hour away. I need to come back in a week for another one week...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bill D, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is truly regrettable that you did not fully enjoy your time with us due to our television and the internet service provided. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience these may have caused. Your comments are highly appreciated...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Located on the Delaware River, just south of the Airport. Has a shuttle that runs 24 hours to and from the airport. Very nice hotel, friendly helpful staff, very clean rooms, full breakfast served until 10am, It's nice to stay where you feel welcome, and not just a tourist, I loved my stay there!

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High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stayed overnight because we had an early international flight the next day. The shuttle bus picked us up in a timely manner. Upon arrival, we checked in with no problem. The room was typical for HI Express. The breakfast was the normal but good to have before heading to the airport. Everyone was amazing.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We stayed overnight, so we could fly out early the next morning from PHL. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable although it felt a little damp. While waiting for the shuttle at 5:30 a.m., the kids enjoyed the free continental breakfast. Shuttle service was quick and professional to the airport. No problems with...

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Husband stayed home! I drove in from Williamsport, PA, my girlfriend flew in from Arizona. The shuttle took me to meet her at the airport. Our room was very comfortable. The driver was the best helping these 2 middle age women in and out of the van with patience. I went to get breakfast to take back to our room....

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Utah
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Front desk, housekeeping, and breakfast crew were stars. I cannot say enough good about the entire bunch but the room is another story. We stayed in room 101 and the musty smell was horrible. We stayed four nights and never got over it. The room was dreary and the gray carpet awful. The AC unit sounded like a jet taking...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear peacefulperfection, Thank you for staying with us recently and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am pleased to know that you found our staff highly commendable. On the other hand, I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to some of our room amenities and the unusual smell. Let me...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 3, 2016

First the positives: the bed was very comfortable, the in-room conveniences of microwave, frig and coffee maker were appreciated, and the staff is very friendly. The airport noise was drowned out by the air conditioner fan. Now for the negative: the parking lot could be scary for a woman driving alone, parking in the dark, and walking to the entrance....

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear JillbPA, Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We realize you have many choices when it comes to lodging, and we sincerely appreciate your business with us. I am glad to see your high rating on service and we appreciate your positive feedback on the the comfort of the bed received. However, we are truly sorry...

PA
Reviewed July 21, 2016

HI Express in Essington was very convenient. Shuttle ran on time and the driver was very courteous and attentive, even at 4:00 a.m. The hotel is a bit dated, but has been updated. Our room was very clean and the desk people were also very respectful. The only issue we had was finding a good place to eat, which we...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart at the Brand New Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport in Essington, PA. Our courtesy shuttle will take you to the only hotel on the Delaware River waterfront. Located adjacent to Governor Printz Park, our guests enjoy the scenic views of the river and marina. Explore the attractions, restaurants and entertainment of Downtown Philadelphia. Don’t miss the historic sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House. Also discover the Old City District, where you will experience the best shopping, dining and culture. If you’re a sports fan, the hotel is minutes from the Philadelphia Sports Complex. This site includes Lincoln Financial Field, Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Union Soccer Stadium, PPL Park, is 3 miles away, near Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack. For our business clientele, we are located close to Boeing, UPS, Sunoco, Philadelphia Navy Yard, and the airlines serving the Philadelphia International Airport. After a long day, enjoy the waterfront scenery, or keep up with your workout routine in our fitness room. Jump start your day with our Express Start breakfast, serving your favorite hot breakfast selections and hot cinnamon rolls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport

Address: 101 Taylor Ave, Essington, PA 19029-1240 (Formerly The Waterfront Inn Lago)
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: $124 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Make sure you have very specific directions”
 of 5 bubbles Hokie67, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“First floor bad cell coverage. TV varies by room, and changes. Laundry room great (new and cheap).”
 of 5 bubbles BillD690, Nov 4, 2016 | Read review
“check the smell of the room before settling as you may want to switch rooms if hotel is not to capacity”
 of 5 bubbles peacefulperfection, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“You will be allowed to leave your car while away for a nominal charge, which was lower than other hotels in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles rjb73, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“Ask desk the age of the room and make sure it is clean before settling in”
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 of 5 bubbles Tinade41, May 27, 2016 | Read review
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