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Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue
Ranked #42 of 88 Hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 9, 2011

This homewood was ok, the location was not convenient, still thought the price was high, but Vanessa who checked me in and the rest of the staff were great! I am heading back in three weeks and not sure if I want to stay that far out, but if I do, I would not mind staying here.

My first room had an unbearble trash smell. The second was what you would expect for business travel. The breakfast was fine. They did at least have some warm items and real plates to use. Being attached to the Hilton was helpful since I was without transport. Ate at the bar at Delmonico's and charged to my Homewood room.

Great service really made this spot.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled on business
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2011

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the service during your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.

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Reviewed September 17, 2011

We just loved the Homewood Suites.... the friendliness, helpfulness and professionalism was outstanding. The Manager, Robert McDeuitt was very hands on. Visited with all the guests and so very friendly The staff members, Vanessa, Toni, Marcus and Agnes, to name a few were so pleasant and helpful. The food was fantastic and it was very well located.

Thank you for a memorable visit!

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with family
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2011

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.

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Reviewed September 8, 2011

The homewood suites has attractive, reasonably priced rooms. Breakfast is great and is included. The hotel is attached to the much larger Hilton allowing guests to take advantage of the Hilton's services (fitness room, pool, restaurant/bar, etc.). It's like all the benefits of a Hilton but at Homewood prices.

My major gripe is about the parking. Although the hotel is across the street from Montgomery County, one of the Philly area's poshest suburbst, it is technically in West Philadelphia one of Philly's worst neighborhoods. Since it is on the periphery of West Philly, it is perfectly safe. Unfortunately, the parking lot is nearly a block away from the hotel's entrance. Making matters worse, the parking lot is desolate and weed-strewn making it a scary place to walk at night. I believe that it is the old parking lot and heliport of a now-defunct hospital that used to be across the street. The hotel should repave the parking lot, put in security cameras, and place better lighting.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2011

Thank you for your feedback. The issues with the weeds have been addressed. We do have security camaras in place. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites Philadelphia soon.

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Reviewed August 18, 2011

Stayed at this Hotel for one night. I was a little apprehensive after reading other reviews, but everything was great with our stay. Nice room with a view of downtown Philadelphia and two comfortable beds. The breakfast was excellent with great service from the two employees taking care of the dining area. One of the best free breakfasts that I have ever had.

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  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2011

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadalphia City Avenue.

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Reviewed August 2, 2011

My husband and I stayed for three days here in a king suite and had a very pleasant stay overall. The reception area, dining area, and guest rooms were new-looking and stylishly appointed. Comfortable bed, nice linens. The kitchenette was spotless, contained full-size refrigerator, electric cookstove, microwave, dishwasher, and was fully equipped with dishes, silverware, pots and utensils, all in great condition. Sitting area with sofa, armchair, coffee table. Cute little dining area. Felt more like a nice mini-apartment than just a hotel room -- we liked that. The staff are super-nice! Whenever we called down to the desk for something we needed, the response was courteous and very prompt. Hot breakfasts were tasty and varied, lots of options, including hot oatmeal, eggs, potatoes, and breakfast meats, yogurt, fresh fruit (pineapple, melon, strawberries, apples), make-your-own waffles, pastries, granola, etc.
The friendly dining room staff kept everything immaculate and were continually going around clearing away dishes, replenishing food, greeting guests and asking if there was anything they needed. Pool area was small but attractive and very clean. Fitness room was small but well-equipped and also very clean. Self-parking in the open lot across the street is only $5/day with in-and-out privileges, but we were able to find free parking in the street close to the hotel. Convenient access to Center City Philadelphia. All in all, a comfortable, attractive, well-run hotel. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2011

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Reviewed July 31, 2011

The lobby seems to have gotten a relatively recent face-lift and seems like the rooms are waiting their turn! Bathroom/kitchenette in room seemed fresher than the rest of the room. Carpets were extremely dingy and need to be pulled up and replaced right away. Tried to avoid touching them with bare feet!

Free breakfast was good, though the sharp 9:30 end time for the weekend seemed extreme...perhaps starting a little later and ending a little later might work best for the weekend crowd.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with family
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HWSPHILADELPHIA, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2011

Thank you for your feedback. Our entire lobby was renovated in the last 90 days, and I am pleased to say that our guest room renovation is currently underway. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites Philadelphia soon. Based on the extremely positive feedback we have received regarding our renovation, I am confident that your next experience will exceed your expectations.

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Reviewed July 26, 2011

When you travel every week for Business it is so nice to have a nice staff at your hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled on business
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites soon!

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Additional Information about Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue

Address: 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#17 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#33 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range: $154 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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