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Woodbury, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 March 2013

My husband and I recently visited Philadelphia for the first time. After reading over several reviews we choose Penn's View Hotel for our accomadations. I was definately happy with our choice. The location is perfect for visiting historical sites in the Independence Mall area. The subway stop is also nearby. The hotel was clean, quiet, and comfortable. Every staff member...

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Dallas
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Wow-Just amazing. The staff are personally interested in you and your stay. Owners even greeted me one day. The morning breakfast was nice touch-classic music, fresh fruit, waffles. For dinner I had lobster ravoli and you'll love the wines-has 120 on tap (world record) and incredible wine room below. As others have said, the hotel itself reminds you of being...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I absolutely loved this hotel! The staff is helpful, professional, and always with a smile on their face. The location is fantastic, just 2 blocks from the visitor center/bell and right by the Delaware. The neighborhood is beautiful with lots of places to eat/drink at close by and a metro station around the corner. You can get to the hotel...

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5Thank B B
Gaithersburg
Reviewed 13 February 2013

I recently stayed at the Penn's View Hotel for my birthday and had an awesome time. The service was first class, the rooms were clean with a great view of the river and the breakfast was more than I expected for continental. We even ordered a steak & cheese at 3am and the staff gave me a courtesy call when...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 February 2013

This hotel is located on 1st & Market streets..directly in the old city.....can walk 2 most historical sites. It reminds me of being in England......building is old & the decor of the hotel looks like an 18th century British cottage. Breakfast buffet is something that is unique to other hotels because its included n the price.......Staff are very nice &...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 24 January 2013

The was a very funky old boutique hotel that put you right on the river at Penn's landing - and within walking distance of the historic district - ony problem was really expensive parking if you had a car - rooms were adequate and the breakfast provided was very sufficient - staff was courteous and helpful - not the cheapest...

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 January 2013

My wife and I stayed there on January 1"st .Were in philly to watch mummers parade.This place was awesome! Manager and staff treated us very well.Great location in Old Philadelphia.Within walking distance to most historic attractions.Rooms were small but very clean and well kept.Free breakfast was second to none.Really a great value.We will be staying there again! The Wolfs

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I stayed here with my sister for Easter weekend in 2011 because my apartment had flooded. We picked it because of the jacuzzi. It was a small room for the price, but the service was fantastic and the location impossible to argue with. They had a fantastic breakfast buffet included in the price. It's really a charming hotel and felt...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Planned a weekend getaway for my husband and I close to home. Philadelphia is less then half and hour from home and we always wanted to take in all of the historic sites, but the long lines and crowds in warmer weather have turned us off. I searched Trip Advisor for a hotel and came across the Penn View. Really...

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We looked at all the high end hotels in town for a weekend get-away with my wife and chose Penn's View primarily due to the other reviews and the location. We were not disappointed at all. The front desk was very efficient and accommodating, the room was very clean and comfortable, and the location was perfect for a walking tour...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2202
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $182 - $293 (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
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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“only stay on the 5th floor”
 of 5 bubbles Cody2012, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room higher up and away from the street for a quieter stay.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about other rooms, but ours faced south and we could see towards downtown and the river. Windows opened.”
 of 5 bubbles AprilL193, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 207, king bed with a Jacuzzi.”
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“Go with a higher floor, front of building. Ask if suites are available”
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