picked this over hyatt(even though we are platinum members) for the location. stayed here oct 26
before going to philly called many times to ask about hotel location eateries. since we had never been to the east coast this would be a new adventure. I spoke to Sean and Nina several times
also other front desk help, each time the csr were very informative and helpful. I was already liking
the hotel from the many phone calls. we got to the hotel by the hotels suggestion of using liberty bell shuttle. our first encounter in person was with a very enthusiastic and friendly bellhop name Reggie I think I got his name right the said he was from puerto rico originally, and he was just loving philly and the omni hotel, you could tell he really was a people person and loved his job. then we met Nina another lovely csr who got us checked in and thanked me for the goodies from hawaii, she also helped me over the phone several times when I called from hawaii. Got to our room and we were satisfied with the overall cleanliness and toiletries amenities the hotel offered. The next day we also got to meet David and John both very nice and friendly, this hotel was just oozing brotherly love. So as for the hotel and employees we were satisfied with our choice. we also got a great deal for two double beds for the three of us. Now lets talk about location this hotelwas again my first choice because of the location, there is the monaco right next door, but much higher price. and when your in old city you will be out and about the whole day. omni is very near the visitor center where you get tickets and information from the many park rangers.
it is also near the liberty bell, the hop on hop off bus also goes in this area, city tavern is just
a couple of blocks away. this hotel is so centrally located if you wanted to walk to many places you could. we were very pleased with the omni and will be referring this hotel to people going to philly. on our bus tour we saw hyatt and other hotels but our omni location was the best. even if the hotel was a little older and worn like some other reviewers mentioned, it did not matter to us and we have stayed in some very expensive hotels, because the workers and housekeeping managment to bellhop all the csr is what makes omni the five stars it deserves and the location It more than deserves the five stars also did I mention the area isclean and seemed to be safe, when we walked to city tavern at night we felt safe. so if you are looking to enjoy old city and have easy access to visitor center, liberty bell, hop on hop off bus book the omni rooms go fast.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Like the forefathers who inspired the birth of a new nation, this hotel invites you to join a hotel revolution. Formerly the Omni Hotel at Independence Park, this hotel is about to undergo a transformation to an exciting new hotel designed to set new standard among Philadelphia Hotels. Our 150 exquisitely appointed guest rooms, some of Philadelphia's finest accommodations, are the ultimate refuge. Featuring a blend of sophistication and charm, our deluxe hotel rooms offer a park view or overlook Independence National Park. A fine dining restaurant overlooking Independence Park, Azalea serves delectable American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Host your inspirational meeting or banquet in spaces where national history has been forged. Philadelphia's most popular things to see and do are only steps away from our hotel doorstep. Concierge services and business center on hand help facilitate business endeavors. Complement your meeting with customized catering services and modern audiovisual facilities. This luxury downtown Philadelphia hotel offers elegance and style at its best-all within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, U.S. Mint, Independence Hall and Franklin Court, the site where Benjamin Franklin's House once stood. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Omni Hotel Philadelphia
- Omni Hotel Independence Park
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