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Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right in City Center. Friendly staff. Nice large area for breakfast and good food. They have evening deal also but I did not go to it. Only beef is $51 valet service. I parked at lot on 12th and vine for $28bucks. Nice stay.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed t this hotel 3 times, and each time the service was top notch. It's walking distance to several tourist destinations or a short cab away. Free buffet breakfast was well done, with excellent service from the staff. The only thing that could remotely be a problem (and also a convenience at other times) is that it's on Penn... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight for college move-in day. The location was center downtown Philadelphia, convenient to the university and plenty of shopping. I always love staying at the Residence Inn because of the suite style rooms with mini kitchen and the full buffet breakfast. Although the furniture was a little nicked and worn, it was still very clean and comfortable. We... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to stay in Center City and this is certainly an excellent location. That said, the arrival process during rush hour didn't go real well. We ended up in gridlock, found a public garage a few blocks away and walked. Let's assume that it will go more smoothly for you. The room was comfortable and the front desk staff... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location in center city can't get much better than adjacent to City Hall - great view of William Penn from my window. Accommodations were basic - nothing of style or great substance. Room was clean, staff was friendly and stay was just for a bed and a shower.

Thank djaungst66
InChan S, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City, responded to this review

Dear djaungst66, Thank you for your kind words about our hotel! Our location is definitely in the heart of Philadelphia! I hope to see you again soon! Thank you, More 

Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was comfortable and conveniently located in the center of everything. Beautiful City Hall was right outside my window. Many attractions were within walking distance. Front desk staff were very helpful. Parking is pricey and comes with a wait.

Thank Psmom2
Olney, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to almost everything in downtown Philadelphia with short cab or bus ride. Parking in downtown is very expensive....we booked a valet parking included 3 night stay. Valet parking is normally $41.67 or more....and is the only hotel parking. We did had to remind the hotel at check out about the included valet parking and have them take it off... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel for a weekend family visit to the city of brotherly love because it could sleep our family of five. I have stayed at the Courtyard next door, the Ritz Carlton around the corner and several other hotels in Philly over the last few years and while I would not expect a Residence Inn to be on... More 

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InChan S, Manager at Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City, responded to this review

Dear offthewalls, I want to sincerely apologize for the way that we handled your situation at our hotel. We have preventative measures in place to combat any unwanted pests in our rooms, but nothing is 100% reliable. This does not excuse that you had to sleep in the same room. I will be using this as a training for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bustling downtown hi-rise is part of a trio of Marriott properties forming a square around City Hall. Its location in center city has pros and cons. Pros: --Short walk to Reading Market, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, Old City --Free breakfast & WiFi (not the case w other Marriott hotels) --As with all Residence Inns, rooms have mini kitchens... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Staff was friendly, Nice breakfast spread. Pet-friendly, room clean and plenty of room, great water pressure for shower. You are forewarned in advance, if you drive and use the hotel valet plan for the time required to have your vehicle retrieved.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City Hotel is ideal for day, weekend getaway, or longer stays. Our hotel in Center City Philadelphia is just steps away from Historic City Hall and the Reading Terminal Market. The Pennsylvania Convention Center, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, world-class restaurants and shopping are all within walking distance of our extended stay Philadelphia hotel. While away from home, our Philadelphia Center City hotel helps you feel connected. Enjoy a sense of community at our complimentary hot breakfast buffet and the complimentary evening social events Monday-Wednesday. Our Center City Philadelphia hotel suites offer separate living, working and dining areas, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet and hallmark Marriott service. Our Philadelphia hotel in Center City is easily accessible from the Philadelphia Airport, Amtrak Train Station and I-95. Our Center City Philadelphia hotel meeting rooms, ideal for groups of 20-40 guests, are perfect for small meetings and social events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City

Address: 1 E Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3308
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: $169 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City 3*
Number of rooms: 269
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City Hotel Philadelphia
Philadelphia Residence Inn
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#28 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#28 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#38 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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