I don't know why this place had so many negative reviews. For weeks leading up to our arrival here were were mentally preparing ourselves for what we had pre-emptively nicknamed 'The Rat-hole".
On our arrival we were very pleasantly surprised. It was a little dated, but it was clear that they were in the process of updating the place. The rooms were comfortable, large, clean, tidy and easy to access.
Due to it's great location close to the subway system and with a fantastic diner across the road I would highly recommend this place to anyone travelling through Philly.
Only concern that was echoed through the other reviews is the slow front-desk service (particularly from the balding chap). We waited about 20min to collect our bags before heading off to the airport, and when checking in initially there was a line of about 4-5 other patrons in front of us.
Also, the breakfast attendant was quite rude to patrons and was quick to put everything away once 10am rolled around.
Don't get me wrong, on weekends, this place may be full of a couple of dodgy characters or a group of med students on a get-away booze-up, but the rooms are well sound insulated and it was never an issue at all.
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- Also Known As:
- Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites
- Skyview Plaza Hotel Philadelphia