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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Arrival can be a little disconcerting. You may be pick up at airport in a scratched up van, with a broken sliding door on the passenger side, and the Holiday Inn Express sign taped to the side of the van with scotch tape. The entrance to the hotel is via a badly paved parking area that has a lot of... More 

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Safed, Israel
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Very old, smelly, horrible parking (far from the hotel - especially when it's raining). The rooms are large but very old fashioned / this is definitely a 1980's hotel. The staff though are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was typical and nothing to write home about. Don't stay if you don't have to.

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

Dear garyinternational, Thank you for your review regarding your experience. I am delighted to hear that you liked the friendly and helpful staff. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort to provide comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. Your comments regarding the unpleasant stench, room qualities and... More 

Westford
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I stay at a lot of Holiday Inn (IHG) properties, and I usually welcome an Express, however this has to be the worst of the ones I have experienced. Very unfriendly, dirty lobby, noisy, BAD area. I needed a Philadelphia airport hotel, and my other options were not available due to company guidelines ($$.) I see why this one was... More 

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Thank MichaelWestford
HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Westford, Thank you for staying with us. I am surprised and disappointed to learn that you had such a disagreeable stay with us. Please contact me directly so that we can discuss your concerns. Yours in hospitality, LAKisha Kelly General Manager More 

Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

If your traveling and need a place to stay for one nights you could do worse. The neighborhood was sketchy so I wouldn't wander anywhere on foot especially at night. I hate to write this as the area looked to be once a vibrant neighborhood but.....

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HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Brian M, Thank for staying with us! We appreciate your kind words and your concerns. We are located in a residential, industrial area with the Police Station in walking distance. The Fire Department is also just feet away. We hope that can put your mind at ease when you return! Sincerely, Marie Front Desk Manager More 

Salina, Kansas
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable rates...clean room...close to the airport....Shuttle service...friendly staff....business center (to print boarding passes)...breakfast is included...what weary traveler flying out of Philadelphia could ask for more?

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HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Kevin P, Thank you for your kind comments about the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport. We are happy that our amenities were a huge part of your experience here. We look forward to seeing you next time your travels bring your our way! Sincerely, Marie Front Desk Manager More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Just outside of Philly, this place offers comfortable enough. Not your 5 star luxury hotel, but for a single night stay it is fine. Clean, comes with free parking and has shuttle to airport. Breakfast is included- again, nothing fancy, but sustainable. I always feel having plastic ware and dishes makes the experience poorer, but figure this is a (bad)... More 

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Thank samtrip12345
HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport. Our shuttle is always ready to take you to your early morning flights. If your travels bring you back our way, make sure you stop by to get our signature Cinnamon Rolls! Sincerely, Marie Front Office Manager More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here at the Holiday Inn Express PHL Airport for one night. The bed is comfy and clean. Bath tub smelled like urine and it seems unclean. I can hear when someone shuts their door across the hall. Lamps look a bit dirty. Free breakfast that is decent. I suggest to stay here for a night, not for a... More 

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Thank Angelica B
HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Angel_aldaco, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. I appreciate the honesty. At our hotel, we strive to provide the best, fulfilling experience we can offer. Knowing where our areas of improvement are allows us to give that full experience. I would like the opportunity to discuss your stay further. Please feel free to reach me at the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We had only a brief overnight stay at this hotel. We were flying from PHL and chose this hotel because of their "Park Stay and Go" package. We were able to leave our car at the hotel during our trip for much less than the cost of leaving it at the airport lots. The shuttle left the hotel for the... More 

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HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear LRF131, Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport! I am grateful for your honest feedback and the time you took to write it. We are happy that we were able to meet your needs in a timely fashion. Service is very important to us here and we want to make sure our guests... More 

felsted
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Ended up in this hotel after our flight was cancelled late at night Quite convenient for the airport but not a great area Room smelt of smoke Next doors bathroom sounded more like it was in our room Expensive for what it was Would not go back

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HieFOM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear SJBones, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to give us your honest feedback. I appreciate you comments as they help us improve our services. I hope that you would give us another chance if you are in the area again. If you would like to speak to me further regarding your problems, please call the... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This stay was comfortable for the duration of our visit. The facilities for the disabled were adequate for my mother's usage. The convenience of the location to the airport was of prime importance in booking this hotel and we were satisfied with the complimentary transfer provided to the airport.

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HieFOM, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Steeleeytle, Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express at the Philadelphia Airport. I am happy to hear that your mother was comfortable in our accessible handicap room and our complementary24 hour shuttle... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $147 - $205 (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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