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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Maryland
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Warwick, Bermuda
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel several times whilst visiting Philadelphia. It is in a wonderful location and means you can walk to all the shops and attractions. Having a room with kitchen and seating areas makes it so much more spacious. This time we had a room on the third floor next to the bus stop which did make... More 

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Ohio
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat the location - can walk to many places. I found most of the front desk staff to be rather unaccommodating and disengaged. Going through the motions, polite but not friendly. Asked that my stay be added to my rewards account, had the number available, and clerk pretty much ignored the request. I got married so account is under... More 

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

Dear Vivimama1, Thank you for your review our our hotel. I want to apologize that your stay was not up to your standards. I am surprised that you felt our front desk was rather unaccommodating and disengaged. They usually receive great comments from our guests. I will review this with the team. Valet in the Philadelphia Center City can get... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I go back to Philly anytime soon, I'll gladly stay here again. In terms of Marriott hotels, this one is not fancy. It's pretty bare-bones and a little outdated, but it was very clean and the attitude of the hotel employees made it a truly fantastic stay. The city of brotherly love didn't disappoint at this hotel. From the... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 1 night on a weekend and loved ithe location, the room (a 1 bedroom suite), and breakfast buffet. If you need to stay in a more spacious suite, they have niced sized ones that i thought was a good value. Highly recommend this hotel.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on a long biz trip to Philly for 3 months (12 Mar - 3 Jun) and decided to stay in this hotel due to the reasonable room rate and good location. It is strategically located in the heart of Philadelphia, close to many attractions, restaurants and shopping malls. WIFI connection speed was excellent ! The daily complimentary breakfast... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

folks behind the front desk are very helpful. Long story short but someone left a large package for me that I didn't pick up. Wasn't aware until I left town. Called the front desk and the guy who picked up the phone - In was his name - said no worries, we will mail it to you! Very good customer... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was shown to my room and immediately checked out to go next door to Courtyard Marriott, a partner. It wasn't what I expected - the publicity was wrong. Rooms were old and smelly. The Manager noticed my distress and suggested and assisted my move.

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

Dear Chrissquash, Thank you for your review of our property. I apologize that our rooms were not up to your expectations. We are undergoing a few renovations with new beds, sofas, tables, and a few other items. I hope you will choose to stay with us next time after we have updated our rooms. Thank you, More 

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $170 - $379 (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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