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Albany, New York
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

In my youth I once stayed in a hotel on spring break that was overrun by chickens. That hotel looked and smelled better than this one. I felt more secure also,as the clucking chickens kept you alert. This place is a hovel. Stayed for a Phillies game as website said it was .9 miles from stadium. Funny. After walking there... More 

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Philadelphia
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

I was planning on staying at the Ramada for its convenience to the airport, it's shuttle service and option for long term parking. It turned out to be a headache. Upon checking into the hotel, the night before my 3 am flight; I was assigned a room that was trashed and covered with dirty towels on the floor. I was... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

We stayed at this hotel this past weekend; when I booked it 7 months ago the reviews were 3 stars so I figured it wouldn't be the greatest but not terrible. Boy was I wrong. First we checked in and had to wait over 20 minutes for an elevator. Apparently only 1 elevator for a hotel with 16 floors (maybe... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Booked this hotel for one night as a day trip from NYC to go and watch the Phillies. We knew it was a cheap hotel but for one night we weren't that bothered as it was "10 minutes walk from the ball park". THIS HOTEL IS NOT 10 MINUTES WALK FROM THE BALLPARK. More like 30 minutes on a cool... More 

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Mountainhome, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

I didn't book my stay here. Had I looked at the reviews, I wouldn't have. My wife booked online for two rooms, since we were traveling with family. She had the printout that said two rooms, but they only had one listed for us when we checked in, about 8 pm. The front desk clerk was confused and overwhelmed. He... More 

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Mansfield, United States
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This is easily the worst hotel I've ever stayed at in my life. That being said for a park and fly it was very cheap and it 2 o'clock in the morning when I come in off of my last airplane I don't really care where I lay my head as long as I lay it somewhere. There was no... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Penrose Hotel

Address: 2033 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5623 (Formerly Ramada Philadelphia City Center)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $117 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Penrose Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 192
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Also Known As:
Skyview Plaza Hotel Philadelphia
Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites
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“Stay low as the elevators are slow and one is always broken”
 of 5 bubbles MarkVatta, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't be super critical .......”
 of 5 bubbles Mark086, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There aren't any!”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“12 floor room had a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles 344carlag, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay there is the best tip I could give”
 of 5 bubbles GrantCJ, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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