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Rodeway Inn Center City
Ranked #53 of 88 Hotels in Philadelphia
Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

Best Price in town. The building is renovated from what seems to be 2 small old buildings. The hallways are narrow but the remodelled room was fine. No view. Not much room for clothing. Shower only. Free WiFi fridge microwave and safe. Nice staff. Half price parking in garage directly across the street. I can't see any reason to go elsewhere unless you smoke. No coffee in lobby. Starbucks and Dunkin nearby.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review The Rodeway Inn and we are glad that you had a pleasant stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

A no-frills, but clean, hotel. Lobby is tiny, there is no breakfast (but a Starbucks just across the street). Receptionists are efficient, not really welcoming but ok.

Room: small, comfy bed, nice bathroom, nice city view.

Very fair parking price in a parking lot literally in front of the hotel (12USD a day).
Downtown, museums and everything else is close.

Overall experience better than what expected. Good quality/price.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Thanks for your response! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks!

Thomas
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We checked this place out on here and was impressed by the reviews. We walked in off the street and was given a decent nightly rate. The receptionists were polite and quickly checked us in.

The lobby area was clean and straight away sent out the right signals that the rooms would be similar. We were given a room on the 5th floor and was instantly impressed with the quality of the decor and cleanilness. The room contains a flat screen with a range of channels, a fridge and coffee maker. Parking is discounted across the road and is bang in the middle of the city, a short walk to Independence Hall. Would not hesitate to stay here again.

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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed yourself and were pleased with the rooms. Please contact us again in the future as we would love for you to stay with us!

Thomas
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Looking for a place to stay inn CC for the weekend and everything was either sold out or 300+ per night. Had some Choice Points so...what the hell! Now I won't hesitate to stay here again. Clean, intimate, friendly. Rooms small but I didn't come to Philly to sit in my room. Well done Rodeway! We will see you again!

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

We are really glad that your stay with us was pleasant and that our price was to your liking. Thanks for taking the time to write your review and we look forward to seeing you again!

Thomas
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

My husband and I have stayed at some of the more luxurious hotels in Center City due to his work. They all cost close to $200 per night. We were looking for just one short overnight. Since we already had a rental car we also needed parking. We are Choice Hotel members and they offered the best price! Room was compact but clean, we'll placed furniture. Fridge, microwave, Keurig coffee maker with Green mountain coffee, two bottles of drinking water to make the coffee, free wifi with a pass code, comfy bed, nice tv! Discounted parking across the street! Friendly and helpful staff. Of course if you are looking for door men and valet parking, and on site bar restaurant you should look elsewhere. There is an elevator although small but it worked. We really enjoyed staying here and would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: October 2013
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad that you were impressed with the renovations and the amenities that we have in the rooms. Please contact us again when you plan to visit Philadelphia and we will be sure to offer you the same level of great service.

Thomas
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

Room was very clea, but it was a little bit small. Two of us had a problem fitting in. Bed was really comfortable and more than big enough. However the lady on the front desk ( with short hair) was impolite and lacked frendliness. She was completely not interested in helping. It seemed like she doesn't want to be there.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

I apologize on behalf of my staff member mentioned above. Our goal is to go above and beyond to exceed your expectations and it is unfortunate that you did not receive that. We have take the necessary actions to correct and reprimand this employee as we have a zero tolerance for this sort of behavior. We hope that you will give us another opportunity to make your stay an enjoyable one the next time that you are in the area.

Thomas
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

I was travelling on business and I couldn't justify the rates at the some of the other Center City hotels. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. Located just a couple of blocks from the historic heart of Philly this place was really cool. It is an older building, but that is part of what I liked. This place has a lot of character! The rooms were clean and comfortable, the employees were friendly and helpful, and the service was fantastic! Thanks especially to Susan for all of your help!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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rodeway1208, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to being able to have you as our guest the next time that you are in Philadelphia!

Thomas
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Address: 1208 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5401
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Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#33 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#38 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#45 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range: £96 - £310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn Center City 2*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
New flat screen HDTVs and personal Keurig coffee makers in all rooms! We offer reasonably priced, straightforward accommodations with updated in-room amenities, right in the heart of the city! Our property is within short walking distance of many local attractions and business centers including but not limited to: The Pennsylvania Convention Center, Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell Center, The Franklin Institute, The National Constitution Center, Liberty Place, Jefferson Hospital, University of Penn Hospital, Walnut Street Theater, numerous eateries. ... more   less 
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