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    The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    401 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here over Thanksgiving, it is a nice hotel, a little worn, rooms on the small size but perfectly adequate. The hotel restaurants were ok and there is a small pool and nice health club. The location is fantastic, so much around to see...More

    Helpful?
    Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    Thank you the renovation is scheduled June 2017

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Honestly you can't beat the location, right in the middle of historic Philadelphia. But be prepared, it is noisy, the walls are paper thin and you can hear everything from the room next to you as well as traffic noise. The room we were in...More

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    Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    Sorry we did not measure up to your expectations. A renovation is scheduled to start June 1st 2017

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The location for this hotel was excellent for touring the sites. We booked our hotel through trivago and was placed right outside the elevator which was not ideal. Loud, obnoxious girls from wedding party at 8:30pm and then again at 1:00am which was frustrating after...More

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    Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    thank you for the good comments. Sorry you were disturbed by partying guest. We will alert housekeeping to making sure amenities are replaced.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    As others have said, the location is great, which it is. I liked the rooms décor and didn't have any peeling paper, mold or anything. Room 909. I did try to use the Marriott mobile app to check in early (I'm platinum). When the app...More

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    Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    thank you so much for your comments.

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Stayed at the Franklin for one night, on a typical in-and-out trip for work. The hotel is located right next to all the historic sites of Philly. You can easily walk out the door and be at the Liberty Bell in 3 minutes. The hotel...More

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    Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

    thank you for the nice feedback from your stay.

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    • US$195 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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    What are the specific instructions for using the lite rail and metro to get from the PHL airport to the hotel?
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from jimbopolo | Property representative |
    Take the airport line from the airport to Jefferson Station 10th and Market. The Market L is available there to 5th and Market. The hotel is 2 blocks away one to Chestnut and down chestnut a block to 4th
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    Do you know if Marriott Reward Platinum members get free breakfast at this hotel?
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from jimbopolo | Property representative |
    Marriott reward platinum and gold receive a breakfast coupon for continental breakfast for two per night in the hotel restaurant Azalea. Breakfast is served from 6:30am -10:30am M-F and 6:30am -11:30 am Sa -Sun
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    Is there parking available at the hotel?
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Erol L | Property representative |
    Off-site parking, fee: 28 USD daily. Valet parking, fee: 38 USD daily.
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    "Most rooms have park views. 2s and 11s are corners but wifi does not reach them according to from desk."
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    "wait until after the renovations are complete unless you like older hotels"
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    "Avoid Elevator Rooms"
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    "best location, restaurant, bar in area"
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