We recently spent one night at this hotel. The hotel occupies older townhouses in the old city of Philly. It is convenient to several great restauarants and bars(although the restaurant in the hotel came to us highly recommended as well, we did not eat there for dinner). Even though the hotel basically fronts 1-95, we heard absolutely no road noise in our room, although we did have an interior room. The decor was a bit dated in both the main lobby and the room but it was clean and comfortable. Front desk staff pleasant and friendly.
In a previous review I read some complaints about the parking lot next door but we had no issues. Car was parked and the attendant was polite (hotel rate $23).
Breakfast in the restaurant was complimentary and extensive(fresh fruit, cereal, eggs, waffles, toast, yogurt)definitely a nice bonus. Didn't try the bar although other reviews say it is good and it certainly appeared busy when we were there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stay in the “Birthplace of America” at the Penn’s View Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Enjoy a stay in one of 49 comfortable rooms and 2 spacious suites with the convenience of Wi-Fi access and complimentary breakfast every morning. Additional amenities include: Daily newspaper, cable television, private balconies*, jetted spa bathtubs*, patios*, fireplaces*, pull-out sofas*, separate dining areas* fitness center, ATM access, and computer access. Penn’s View Hotel places you within access to all of Philadelphia’s greatest attractions. Also, enjoy an atmosphere of casual elegance at Ristorante Panorama, the authentic trattoria-style dining in the heart of Old City. At its unique wine bar, Il Bar, you can enjoy the custom-built, 120-bottle wine dispensing unit, which is the current Guinness Book of World Records holder. Penn’s View Hotel is a true Old City gem, and we look forward to welcoming you. (*Available in some rooms) ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Penns View Philadelphia
- Hotel Penns View
- Penns View Hotel