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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2011

We arrived at the hotel mid afternoon and check in was quick and easy, staff were polite and friendly, as they were throughout the whole stay. Our room was small but big enough, there was plenty of storage room and a clean but small bathroom. The decor was clean and modern. The location was seen, walking distance to all of...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2011

Wonderful, quirky, atmospheric little hotel in the right part of town. It feels like something carved out of a 200-year-old office building, and probably is. Free wifi, and a first-rate bar/bistro downstairs that is not part of the hotel but very much joined to it physically and spiritually. I didn't notice any odd smells or noise, unlike some earlier guests....

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Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 September 2011

I would recomend the society hill hotel to anyone looking for a clean room in a great area of town. The room was cozy, and very tidy. We checked in after office hours, but someone was there to personally hand me a key. The hotel went out of its way to accomodate. I would gladly stay there again and recomend...

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 July 2011

My husband and I stayed here in July for a quick weekend getaway to see the sights of Philadelphia and we were not looking to spend a bundle on a room (we wanted to save our money for the delicious restaurants of Philadelphia!). When we got to the Society Hill Hotel we were thrilled with the location right off the...

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Shallotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2011

I should have left when I went to check in, this place was bad throughout. I went into the downstairs restaurant, thinking it was the hotel since it had a sign saying "Society Hill Hotel", and was informed I needed to go in the next door and the hotel would be located upstairs. I went to open the next door...

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2Thank bpwilson
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2011

For $125 a night I expect my waste basket emptied and, who knows, maybe even my bed made and the (miniscule) shower cubicle cleaned. Do not expect service or help of any kind for the duration of your stay (I was there 4 nights) - and certainly expect to get rid of your own garbage. My room was tiny (sharing...

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1Thank Jessica068
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2011

Glad we stayed here, came to town to do some sightseeing and to see a game and stayed at the hotel. it is a small older hotel similar to ones I have stayed in when traveling in Europe but you can't go wrong especially for the price, we had clean sheets a comfortable bed and a clean bathroom, what more...

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2Thank morrisegan
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 April 2011

This hotel has an excellent location for anyone trying to experience philadelphia's old city district. The hotel is minutes away from independence hall and Penns landing. It is a block off of Market street and 6 blocks from the gallery shopping center. Old city is a much more quiter, more tranquil part of the city of brotherly love. The staff...

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3Thank gerlachh
Harris, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 April 2011

Me and my wife stayed at this hotel for 3 days and on the contrary of what people say, we loved it ! Sheets were crisp and clean, girls in the office are really nice and helpful and they did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. True, the place is old but as they told me, the hotel...

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4Thank ataylor047
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 April 2011

I booked this place online, as had a short notice business trip, and other hotels in area already booked. The photos, name, and neighborhood area led me to believe that this was one of those bed-n-breakfast, restored, historic hotels. It certainly is not. This is one of those cheap, flophouse hotels in a Mickey Spillane novel; it lacked everything, included...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Society Hill Hotel

Address: 301 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2795
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $140 - $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Society Hill Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Westchester, New York, United States
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“There was free wifi, you just couldn't get it from the 4th floor and had to go down to the third floor to connect.”
 of 5 bubbles G8138PAannm, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here at all.”
  • Filthy bathroom with mold
 of 5 bubbles annon3841, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is no good room, the pics you see on Expedia, etc are nothing like what they really are.”
  • Space heater
  • bed just stuffed between 2 walls.
  • Very old electric, random outlets and extension cords
  • Huge hole just patched up.
  • Space heater no room, no night stand, filthy.
  • Bed was stuffed in between the wall and closet
  • TV stuffed into a small room off the bedroom, no decor at all
 of 5 bubbles micheler656, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“blackout-drunk or bust”
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  • the grand tour
 of 5 bubbles BarefootBay, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try for third floor (concierge leverl) for free breakfast - not just tea and toast.”
 of 5 bubbles snoopysister, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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