OK to be fair to the hotel they are currently undoing major reconstruction and refurbishment. However in my opinion they should reduce the rates accordingly until they get things sorted. The lobby has plastic sheets on the ceiling and part of the area is not even accessible. The pool was closed as was the bar which was set up in a side room and totally uninviting. The building is old and has a horrible atmosphere.
The room was better and more what I would expect and they allowed us to extend check out time. Also they were the only hotel we could find that allowed pets. We were there due to a family member being in hospital so this was a last minute booking. Once they have finished all the renovation it might be worth the price but wouldn't go back until that is finished.
It is in a good location for the casino and within an easy drive to Philadelphia city.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled in the foothills of beautiful Bucks County, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Philadelphia Bensalem Hotel offers exceptional service and outstanding amenities to Bucks County visitors. We are located close to Sesame Place(R), Parx Casino and Philadelphia Mills Mall. Corporate guests love the easy access to I-276, I-95, US-1 and being only 20 miles from downtown Philadelphia. Having free Wi-Fi access, 24-hour business center and flexible meeting rooms makes doing business on the road a pleasure. Our hotel offers a complimentary full breakfast to all of our guests as well as new restaurant and lounge Ben's BBQ & Beer that is open for lunch and dinner and try one of our delicious BBQ plates that will have you come back for more. Our custom catering adds a bit of flair to any meeting in Bucks County. Families know our Bensalem, PA hotel's location means less travel time and more time for fun. Flyers Skate Zone is nearby as well as Sesame Place(R), Peddler's Village and the Philadelphia Mills(R) Outlets. Kids love the Please Touch Museum(R) and the Philadelphia Zoo. Don't miss the chance to bring history to life with a trip to Independence Hall in downtown Philadelphia. After a long day of visiting our local attractions, you can relax in one of Bucks County largest spa tub with our 10 person salt water spa while the kids enjoy our great indoor pool. Our hotel's guests can spend the day experiencing the best of Philadelphia and Bucks County when you allow our Bensalem, PA hotel's staff to serve you. Book your stay today! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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