After reading the reviews I didn't know what to expect - but I chose the hotel because of it's price and the proximity to the Wells Fargo Center (formely Wachovia Center). The hotel is definately dated - but for $86.00 total I didn't expect luxury. There was a big dead opossum in the parking lot when we arrived. Like the past reviews said the ice maker did not work & the 2nd elevator bank is very scary. One side of the tower offers great views - However, the view on our side was terrible. The room was spacious (two double beds, table, two chairs, TV set, dresser, ceiling to wall mirrors).
The staff was very friendly. They allowed us to check-in early at no additional fee. They recommended restaurants for us to try, etc. After the front desk staff told us that the hotel shuttle was only to bring guests to & from the airport - the manger stepped in on his own & went above-and-beyond by offering to take us to the restaurant - and then going one-step further by offering to pick us up later that evening after the concert - which was great because it was so late. My toothpaste was confiscated by TSA - which I forgot about until we got back to the hotel in the early A.M. hours - the front desk gave me two things of toothpaste & a new toothbrush at no charge (the Crowne Plaza I stayed at the week before charged for both)
I recommend this hotel due to it's proximity to all the stadiums - but I recommend it even more for the great service provided by it's dedicated staff. If you're looking for more than a place to crash - you probably wouldn't be happy here - but for $86.00 - it was worth it.
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- Also Known As:
- Skyview Plaza Hotel Philadelphia
- Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites