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Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This hotel is very near the Philadelphia airport. Shuttle service even during rush hour was good. There is a large parking area and a park adjacent with views of the Delaware river. The staff is friendly and most helpful. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The decor is simple. A coffee maker, frig and microwave were provided in the...

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HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Maryann L, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport and taking the time to share your experiences. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and you were able to relax and enjoy the view of the Delaware River. We look forward to hosting you when you return to the Philadelphia area next. Thank you,...

Milford, Delaware
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

4 friends who grew up a few miles away needed rooms for the night prior to an early morning flight out of Philadelphia. Here we could also park our cars during our trip and get picked up when we got back from our vacation after midnight. I was surprised to see this hotel along the waterfront and was pleasantly surprised...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear judyp0409, Thank you for taking the time to write a candid review about our hotel. We're glad that our location, amenities, and room cleanliness made your stay ideal before your flight out of state. Our number one priority is to create memorable experiences for our valuable guest like you, and I am happy to read that we made it...

Gedera, Israel
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed just for one night. The room and service was good. BUT I didn't know that you need to call for the shuttle from the airport. I thought like other hotels the shuttle comes every so often. I ended waiting for more than hour before finally calling and then the shuttle arrived.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Another fairly consistent HI Express experience including the trademark free hot breakfast. Room was on the older side but still well-maintained, clean, had plenty of outlets, and featured complimentary wifi. Just beware that you should CALL THE FRONT DESK to request a shuttle pickup from PHL in case they aren't circulating at the time that you arrive. Staff were absolutely...

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HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear MD2Be, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport and taking the time to share your experiences. I am glad that you enjoyed our property and amenities. Our complimentary shuttle to the airport is a great opportunity to catch those early flights with ease. Our staff enjoyed the opportunity to speak with you and share details...

Allentown, PA
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this Holiday Inn for a quick overnight stay before an early flight. As expected the beds are comfy, also nice that they had single serve Kuerig. overall room was clean with the exception of the floor which was kind of sticky-yuck! The public areas were also pretty dirty especially the floors, the elevator, and any area you might touch....

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I generally stay at IHG hotels as I am a member. Since I was in town for a quick business meeting I thought I would stay at this property because it was close to the airport. Like other reviewers if it wasn't for the staff my rating would have been lower. There is nothing to do around the property if...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Tinade41, Thank you for your patronage as an IHG Rewards Club member and for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. It is great to know that you were able to appreciate the level of service provided by our staff. However, I was concerned to see that you were not impressed with the overall cleanliness and...

Lancaster, PA
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Reading some of the reviews, we didn't expect much, but it was a nice hotel. Room was nice. Clean. Slept well. Shower was great. Bathroom was a little worn, but we've seen worse. Had an early flight to catch so didn't have the hot breakfast but they had the continental breakfast ready at 5 and we were grateful for that....

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Arrival can be a little disconcerting. You may be pick up at airport in a scratched up van, with a broken sliding door on the passenger side, and the Holiday Inn Express sign taped to the side of the van with scotch tape. The entrance to the hotel is via a badly paved parking area that has a lot of...

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Safed, Israel
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very old, smelly, horrible parking (far from the hotel - especially when it's raining). The rooms are large but very old fashioned / this is definitely a 1980's hotel. The staff though are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was typical and nothing to write home about. Don't stay if you don't have to.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear garyinternational, Thank you for your review regarding your experience. I am delighted to hear that you liked the friendly and helpful staff. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort to provide comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. Your comments regarding the unpleasant stench, room qualities and...

Westford
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I stay at a lot of Holiday Inn (IHG) properties, and I usually welcome an Express, however this has to be the worst of the ones I have experienced. Very unfriendly, dirty lobby, noisy, BAD area. I needed a Philadelphia airport hotel, and my other options were not available due to company guidelines ($$.) I see why this one was...

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HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Westford, Thank you for staying with us. I am surprised and disappointed to learn that you had such a disagreeable stay with us. Please contact me directly so that we can discuss your concerns. Yours in hospitality, LAKisha Kelly General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart at the Brand New Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport in Essington, PA. Our courtesy shuttle will take you to the only hotel on the Delaware River waterfront. Located adjacent to Governor Printz Park, our guests enjoy the scenic views of the river and marina. Explore the attractions, restaurants and entertainment of Downtown Philadelphia. Don’t miss the historic sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House. Also discover the Old City District, where you will experience the best shopping, dining and culture. If you’re a sports fan, the hotel is minutes from the Philadelphia Sports Complex. This site includes Lincoln Financial Field, Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Union Soccer Stadium, PPL Park, is 3 miles away, near Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack. For our business clientele, we are located close to Boeing, UPS, Sunoco, Philadelphia Navy Yard, and the airlines serving the Philadelphia International Airport. After a long day, enjoy the waterfront scenery, or keep up with your workout routine in our fitness room. Jump start your day with our Express Start breakfast, serving your favorite hot breakfast selections and hot cinnamon rolls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport

Address: 101 Taylor Ave, Essington, PA 19029-1240 (Formerly The Waterfront Inn Lago)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: $176 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“check the smell of the room before settling as you may want to switch rooms if hotel is not to capacity”
 of 5 bubbles peacefulperfection, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You will be allowed to leave your car while away for a nominal charge, which was lower than other hotels in the area.”
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