This hotel is right in the midst of downtown next to City Hall, so everything is within walking distance.
The problem with that is if you are driving, it can be a little tricky to find with all the one-way streets downtown. We circled a few times before we figured it out.
The room was nice and clean and the shower was good, and they even had a Jacuzzi in our room which was nice.
Overall, I would stay here again only if I didn't drive in. As others have noted, the valet parking is $40 which is ridiculous. Upon checkout, there's also an $8 city parking tax, and with tip, you end up paying over $50 to park overnight!
The breakfast that was included was very good with many choices and a very friendly staff.
We had no problem with the valet parking....they greeted us right away upon arrival and calling for our car upon departure took only 10 minutes.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
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