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Omni or Penn's View Hotel?

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Omni or Penn's View Hotel?

Which would you recommend for 2 adults for a romantic getaway? The price of Omni is $5 more/night. We've never been to Philadelphia and are most interested in seeing the historic stuff so Omni's location looks better. We will have the city pass so we do have the option of the hop on/hop off bus, which looks like it stops fairly close to Penn's View.

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1. Re: Omni or Penn's View Hotel?

The Omni is in the best location for sightseeing and is a beautiful, new, but old-world looking, full service hotel. The Penn's View is right next to I-95, and is small, boutique hotel. I would definitely choose the Omni between the two for a romantic getaway.

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2. Re: Omni or Penn's View Hotel?

Honestly it depends what you are looking for. The Penns View has more individualized rooms and is a smaller hotel. The only downside I am aware of is some people find the I-95 traffic noise a bit offputting (and some say they never notice).

On the flip side, the Omni is a larger and more standardized hotel.

Personally you can't really go wrong with either one.

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If you want the jacuzzi and fireplace setting, go with the Penn's View and ask for a room on the quieter side of the building if possible.

If you want a full service hotel with all the amenities, go with the Omni. I hear it has a really nice new spa.

But I agree with Loonbeam, can't really go wrong with either choice.



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I also would vote for the Omni for a romantic getaway, because they never disappoint me with their excellent service, little perks and the prime location.

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I attended a wedding at the Omni and the service was excellent. I recommended the location to the bride and she was thrilled with the area.

I believe there is a nice restaurant( which I have dined at several times) at the bottom of the Penn's View. For location I would choose the Omni.

For one of our anniversaries, my husband and I stayed at the old Bellevue, which is I believe now a Park Hyatt. We enjoyed that hotel and received excellent treatment. They even upgraded our room when I told them it was our anniversary. The Park Hyatt is more in Center City but you could hop on the Phlash to move around.

Have a great time!

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If you are into wine at all the Penn's View is the place. William Eccleston presides over the winbe program at the Panorama Room which includes a 100 botttle Cruvinet where they do plenty of different flights.

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