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Penn's View Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
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)
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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River View


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
139Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
78Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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My husband and I stayed for a long weekend at the Penn's View in a standard queen room. The room was decent size and the bed was comfortable. We did run the fan on the heating/cooling while we slept which helped tremendously with street noise. When we called to ask a few
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Definitely a must stay if you like the old school look, with great vibes and the most comfy beds we’ve ever slept in! Very reasonable priced for location in Old City, Philadelphia. Would stay there again in a heartbeat!
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Drove through the narrow snowed road upon leaving the highway to find a parking place that is too expensive. Proximity to highway makes this a noisy hotel. Room given to me at the rear was just too noisy. Could not get good night's rest.
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It all starts with service. Antoine, Gretzel, Francois, Deanna and all housekeeping. I've been coming here for years and the service is impeccable! The property, wow! Every room is so beautiful and different and has a different feel. They keep it immaculately clean,
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Quaint hotel in a good location to walk through old Philadelphia. There is parking lot next door but it’s not cheap but it’s safe. The restaurant in the hotel is very nice with a good bar and menu. The rooms were nice but it does have that old time feel. If you prefer the
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The Premium Queen Room at the Penn's View Hotel
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The King Patio Room at the Penn's View Hotel
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The Jacuzzi King Room at the Penn's View Hotel
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The tub is in the bathroom. It is large 6 jet rectangular bathtub. I would recommend Inn of the Dove in New Jersey. They have suites like that.
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I believe the jacuzzi tub is for one person only. Good luck with your search.
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There are some local taxes, not very much c. 40 dollars per day
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Are there safes in the rooms?
No I don't believe so
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"If you are sensitive to street noise, ask for a room in the back."
"Choose a room overlooking the Delaware River"
"King Size bed Jacuzzi suite!"
"Ask for a quite room it’s never a problem they are happy to accommodate."
"Opposite the highway would be quieter."
US$137 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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