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Penn's View Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recently stayed at the Penn's View for 5 nights. The reception staff were very welcoming and helpful. The location is great if you are exploring the historical area of Philadelphia, but if for the exercise, you can easily walk into the downtown area. The King Room with Spa Bath is spacious, comfortable and clean. There is a style and...

1Thank Geoff B
Rutherford, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Surprised my wife with an overnight trip to Philadelphia for her birthday. The hotel was perfect - the service was great, and the room matched the pictures & expectations. The restaurant (Panorama) is a great place to start or end the evening with the wine setup at the bar, and the central location in Old City offers an endless variety...

2Thank SJamison24
Enfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a delightful hotel. Situated on the eastern side of the city, it is within easy access of the main attractions, whether on foot, bus or metro. The staff, particularly Antonio, Gretel and Lisa, made every effort to make our visit a memorable one. They were attentive and knowledgeable, and provided exemplary service. I's a small hotel, but the rooms...

1Thank peb1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Philly on April 8th for an event commemorating the celebration of the opening of the American Museum of the Revolution and we were lucky enough to stay at Penn's View Hotel on Front Street. Great location near all the historic sites, well appointed if modestly-sized hotel rooms. excellent continental breakfast included laid out adjacent...

1Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the best long get away weekend! The owner was so hospitable and arrangements were made for us to have the BEST room with fireplace. Quaint comfortable... We also were greeted by Antonio who was just a love. A complimentary cheese and snack dish which was delicious and champagne were our first taste of what they...

Thank mamablaze3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for walking and exploring the city. This hotel had everything you could want, breakfast was good with plenty of choice from boiled eggs, fruit, cereal, pastries and selection of breads to toast. The rooms are perfect with a balcony although a little too noisy to have open for too long. There is a fitness centre available free of...

1Thank Sandraw7
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I surprised my wife for a night out and booked a standard queen. Antonio set us up with a great room with exposed brick. The room was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. We ate downstairs at Panorama. Look for my review on that. It was awesome and we didn't have to put on a coat. Thanks for a...

Thank Louis C
New Mexico
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Charming. Great location. Friendly helpful staff. Comfortable bed. Fluffy towels. Delicious breakfast that far exceeded the traditional continental one. Included boiled eggs (soft, medium, hard), fresh fruits (pineapple, melons, grapes, oranges, apples), muffins and breads and more. The location was perfect for us, near downtown. The rate was the best we found in the area. Plus breakfast, parking and wifi...

1Thank kdmc
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our room was a beautiful boutique style room with a mini balcony overlooking Old City and the river. We were steps from the Betsy Ross house, cooks row and public transportation if you aren't interested in driving. The staff was very helpful and friendly. They gave us great recommendations for a quick bite to eat, how to get around the...

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

It passed quite a lot of time to stay in a 3 star hotel and my initial feeling was negative but after a careful thinking of the overall situation I would say that it is a decent hotel for someone to stay in this mid range hotel. The room was clean but very small. The breakfast was very poor and...

2Thank Basil D

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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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 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $231 - $432 (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:
#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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“beautiful historic rooms, boutique style”
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