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San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I'm about to check out of the hotel after 3 weeks. I am in the area working long days, 6 days a week. This place was good enough for the first week to come back again after a one week stay in another one about an hour away. I need to come back in a week for another one week...

Thank Bill D
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bill D, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is truly regrettable that you did not fully enjoy your time with us due to our television and the internet service provided. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience these may have caused. Your comments are highly appreciated...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Located on the Delaware River, just south of the Airport. Has a shuttle that runs 24 hours to and from the airport. Very nice hotel, friendly helpful staff, very clean rooms, full breakfast served until 10am, It's nice to stay where you feel welcome, and not just a tourist, I loved my stay there!

Thank Mitchell H
High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed overnight because we had an early international flight the next day. The shuttle bus picked us up in a timely manner. Upon arrival, we checked in with no problem. The room was typical for HI Express. The breakfast was the normal but good to have before heading to the airport. Everyone was amazing.

Thank Luvnlifetogether
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed overnight, so we could fly out early the next morning from PHL. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable although it felt a little damp. While waiting for the shuttle at 5:30 a.m., the kids enjoyed the free continental breakfast. Shuttle service was quick and professional to the airport. No problems with...

Thank BerrodL
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Husband stayed home! I drove in from Williamsport, PA, my girlfriend flew in from Arizona. The shuttle took me to meet her at the airport. Our room was very comfortable. The driver was the best helping these 2 middle age women in and out of the van with patience. I went to get breakfast to take back to our room....

Thank Charlene W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Front desk, housekeeping, and breakfast crew were stars. I cannot say enough good about the entire bunch but the room is another story. We stayed in room 101 and the musty smell was horrible. We stayed four nights and never got over it. The room was dreary and the gray carpet awful. The AC unit sounded like a jet taking...

1Thank peacefulperfection
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear peacefulperfection, Thank you for staying with us recently and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am pleased to know that you found our staff highly commendable. On the other hand, I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to some of our room amenities and the unusual smell. Let me...

Reviewed 3 August 2016

First the positives: the bed was very comfortable, the in-room conveniences of microwave, frig and coffee maker were appreciated, and the staff is very friendly. The airport noise was drowned out by the air conditioner fan. Now for the negative: the parking lot could be scary for a woman driving alone, parking in the dark, and walking to the entrance....

1Thank JillbPA
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear JillbPA, Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We realize you have many choices when it comes to lodging, and we sincerely appreciate your business with us. I am glad to see your high rating on service and we appreciate your positive feedback on the the comfort of the bed received. However, we are truly sorry...

Reviewed 21 July 2016

HI Express in Essington was very convenient. Shuttle ran on time and the driver was very courteous and attentive, even at 4:00 a.m. The hotel is a bit dated, but has been updated. Our room was very clean and the desk people were also very respectful. The only issue we had was finding a good place to eat, which we...

Thank rjb73
Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This hotel is very near the Philadelphia airport. Shuttle service even during rush hour was good. There is a large parking area and a park adjacent with views of the Delaware river. The staff is friendly and most helpful. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The decor is simple. A coffee maker, frig and microwave were provided in the...

Thank Maryann L
HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Maryann L, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport and taking the time to share your experiences. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and you were able to relax and enjoy the view of the Delaware River. We look forward to hosting you when you return to the Philadelphia area next. Thank you,...

Milford, Delaware
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

4 friends who grew up a few miles away needed rooms for the night prior to an early morning flight out of Philadelphia. Here we could also park our cars during our trip and get picked up when we got back from our vacation after midnight. I was surprised to see this hotel along the waterfront and was pleasantly surprised...

Thank judyp0409
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear judyp0409, Thank you for taking the time to write a candid review about our hotel. We're glad that our location, amenities, and room cleanliness made your stay ideal before your flight out of state. Our number one priority is to create memorable experiences for our valuable guest like you, and I am happy to read that we made it...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart at the Brand New Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport in Essington, PA. Our courtesy shuttle will take you to the only hotel on the Delaware River waterfront. Located adjacent to Governor Printz Park, our guests enjoy the scenic views of the river and marina. Explore the attractions, restaurants and entertainment of Downtown Philadelphia. Don’t miss the historic sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House. Also discover the Old City District, where you will experience the best shopping, dining and culture. If you’re a sports fan, the hotel is minutes from the Philadelphia Sports Complex. This site includes Lincoln Financial Field, Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Union Soccer Stadium, PPL Park, is 3 miles away, near Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack. For our business clientele, we are located close to Boeing, UPS, Sunoco, Philadelphia Navy Yard, and the airlines serving the Philadelphia International Airport. After a long day, enjoy the waterfront scenery, or keep up with your workout routine in our fitness room. Jump start your day with our Express Start breakfast, serving your favorite hot breakfast selections and hot cinnamon rolls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport

Address: 101 Taylor Ave, Essington, PA 19029-1240 (Formerly The Waterfront Inn Lago)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: ₹ 8,293 - ₹ 14,318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“First floor bad cell coverage. TV varies by room, and changes. Laundry room great (new and cheap).”
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“check the smell of the room before settling as you may want to switch rooms if hotel is not to capacity”
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“You will be allowed to leave your car while away for a nominal charge, which was lower than other hotels in the area.”
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