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Penn's View Hotel

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Friendly staff, nice rooms in a historic building and a good breakfast. The neighborhood is good except for the very close interstate which brings the only negative thing of the stay - the road noise (must depend on the room, in ours you couldn´t open the windows because of that). All together a good stay.

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Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We spent one night at this great little historical hotel near downtown Philly and it was a great experience. Our room was comfortable ,was not overly large nor overly small but was well appointed and not overly expensive. It's a very historical hotel and it's been around for several hundred years, as has been the city of Philadelphia. The breakfast...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Marketed as a boutique hotel in Old City, I wasn't sure what to expect from Penn's View. I wanted to book a room downtown for a special occasion, and I settled on this hotel because it was reasonably priced and offered amenities like a gas fireplace in the room and a jacuzzi tub. From viewing photos on their website, I...

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pvh215, General Manager at Penn's View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The room is called a Premium Queen. Since the guest's stay in March the TVs have been updated and we have always had 30+ channels available. We just want to be transparent and upfront regarding what room amentities are available. Thanks again and we look forward to your future stays in Philadelphia.

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013

As soon as we arrived staff were willing to help us plan our one day visit in Philadelphia. Most of the main attractions are within walking distance, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to keep you entertained

Thank Rob G
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Went for the weekend to walk around Old City Location is right next to the highway and loud, kind of expected Stayed in King "Jacuzzi" room Not really a Jacuzzi room you would expect- Yes there is a Jacuzzi in the bath, but it is a single person Jacuzzi brand tub in the bathroom- not really a shareable jacuzzi expected...

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Conneaut, OH
Reviewed 13 October 2013

My sister and I stayed for one night on a trip to Atlantic City. The room was nicely decorated and clean. Some of the furnishing in the lobby and halls were a bit dated. The service was great. We were lost in the city and called for directions. Antonio stayed on the phone with us guiding us to the hotel....

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 October 2013

This boutique inn is hidden along the historical area of Old City Philadelphia, just steps from everything. The room we stayed in on 4th floor was spacious and homey; not your typical hotel chain room. The staff was friendly and accommodating with all of our request. If you are looking for a romantic room to spoil your special person look...

Thank Cherri t
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Beautifully decorated hotel! The staff could not be more accommodating. Bed was very comfortable and the room pleasant and clean. The breakfast was excellent, lots of fruit. Used a cab several times. Desk clerk called for us and they were always there in less than 5 minutes. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the birthplace of our nation! Many thanks.

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Penn's View Hotel is a first class hotel with beautiful furnishings and unique interior layout, a great jacuzzi tub, free and extensive continential breakfast, discounted parking outside the escape door! You can't ask for a better starting point to enjoy all that Philadelphia has to offer in Olde City.

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Queens, New York
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We spent one night here and were very pleased with our stay. The front desk staff were extremely friendly and helpful, as they even called a cab for us for our evening plans. The room was not large but was comfortable, clean and had character. We were able to park our car right next to the hotel for only $20...

Thank Jillian G

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in the “Birthplace of America” at the Penn’s View Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Enjoy a stay in one of 49 comfortable rooms and 2 spacious suites with the convenience of Wi-Fi access and complimentary breakfast every morning. Additional amenities include: Daily newspaper, cable television, private balconies*, jetted spa bathtubs*, patios*, fireplaces*, pull-out sofas*, separate dining areas* fitness center, ATM access, and computer access. Penn’s View Hotel places you within access to all of Philadelphia’s greatest attractions. Also, enjoy an atmosphere of casual elegance at Ristorante Panorama, the authentic trattoria-style dining in the heart of Old City. At its unique wine bar, Il Bar, you can enjoy the custom-built, 120-bottle wine dispensing unit, which is the current Guinness Book of World Records holder. Penn’s View Hotel is a true Old City gem, and we look forward to welcoming you. (*Available in some rooms) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penn's View Hotel

Address: 14 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $258 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penn's View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Penns View Philadelphia
Hotel Penns View
Penns View Hotel
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#11 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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