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“Ideal hotel for our needs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue
Ranked #38 of 86 Hotels in Philadelphia
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Ideal hotel for our needs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

My DH and I were not far from home really, but it was time to relax. We have stayed at several hotels in the Philly area, but this one by far was the best we have found. We went to attend the Phillies vs SF Giants games (SF Giants fans). We only ever saw the evening front desk lady, but she was friendly and polite everytime. The view was actually spectatular, I wasn't sure what to think when pulling up to the location. One night we were able to see fireworks going off somewhere from our window. We can't wait to go back in February for Chinese New Year!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank GLouie
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue in February.
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Macon, Georgia
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316 reviews
162 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Return visit to the area and stayed here again due to great experience last time. Not disappointed. Friendly helpful staff greet you every morning, every meal, on return to the hotel. Good breakfast and evening reception. Convenient to shopping and restaurants. Next door to Phil College of Osteopathic Medicine, perfect location if visiting PCOM. Nice one bedroom suite with views in three directions. Full size refrigerator. Clean and well maintained. A very positive change has been made to the parking arrangements, or I did not know about it last time. You now get your ticket stamped at the front desk and you only get charged once a day for parking instead of with each exit on my previous stay. Only $5 so this is a nice welcome change. Internet still requires cable in the room but it works fine unless you only have an iPad. Still a great place and one I will use again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Thank sometrip
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Scottsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

This was the first time and I was so glad I did. Everyone was so nice and friendly! The room was so clean and the bed slept so, so good. I'm going to return for another stay! Again, all I can say is Yeah!!! great price, exellent customer service etc.....I hope that everyone will stay here so that you can experience what I did!

Terry

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

The front desk clerk, Toni, went above and beyond to insure outstanding service. I arrived after their dinner service had closed, Toni made a point of making sure I was served as she personally went into the kitchen, got my food and had it served along with a glass of wine. Comfortable room and great staff. First time staying at this property, and I will be back. Manager, Robert McDevitt was also very attentive and accommodating.

Room Tip: 9th floor, facing SE, has a great view of downtown Philadelphia, especially at sunrise
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Rich M
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. I will pass on the kind words to Toni. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I travel a lot to the Philadelphia PA region and have stayed at many Hotels. This Hotel rises above the rest because of the staff and manager Robert McDevitt . At the front desk you have Jacqui, Toni, and Vanessa who always welcomed me home by my first name. The front desk is very friendly and prompt to attend to matters at hand. The rooms are very clean and accomodating. The service staff is very responsive if you have a problem. The chef is top notch with weekly meals that compare or exceed local restaurant offerings. The kitchen staff such as Agnes and Marianna are very personable, friendly, and eager to wait on you. Parking is streetside or excellent prompt valet next door.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Thank sbray39
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Jacquai was awesome and so was all the staff- they made us feel so welcomed! The room was very clean, the sheets were bleach white and beds were so soft! Plenty of towels and Bath and Body works shampoos and conditioner, The pool was small and breakfast was cold and inconvenient but the staff and cleanliness made this hotel well worth it!

Room Tip: We got the suite, so we had a bedroom that was off to the side and separate from the other bed and k...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Thank jwj2012phillygirl
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Deerfield, Illinois
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197 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Earlier reviews, particularly kudos for the desk, won our business for a one week visit back home. Toni is a guest travelers dream-come-true, always seems to be there all hours, solves problems, and has the cheeriest smile and warm greeting by name. The room was comfortable. We had some maintenance issues our first morning which Toni and their maintenance man solved on short notice by 8:30 AM.

The location is terrific, 20 minutes to downtown, Ardmore, Chestnut Hill in off-peak traffic. Parking is convenient. The room was comfy enough, good desk chair, plenty of drawers and outlets, a full sized fridge, microwave, 2 burner electric stove. Second floor connects to Hilton next door for ballrooms, bar and coffee shop. Only drawback...they don't have wireless internet in the room, and the ethernet cable hookup was very slow in the evenings, especially on the weekend.

Room Tip: Room facing East have great view of Center City in distance.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Charles043
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Robert M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Homewood Suites-Philadelphia City Avenue.
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Property: Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue
Address: 4200 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1611
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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 (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-City Avenue 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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