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Wilmington dDelaware, USA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

On August 14, my wife and I had an early morning flight and arrived at the Holiday Inn Express in sufficient time. After a considerable wait, the van arrived and it was a small van holding 5 people. There were seven of us. They took the hotel guests and left us stranded. We would have missed our plane had it... More 

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S P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear travelerbob2000, thank you for your business and I am sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with your parking. However, when using our extended parking you should arrive 15 minutes before the shuttle that you would like to take as our shuttles are 24 hours and the leave every half hour on the hour and... More 

Wells, Maine
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171 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

After missing a connection in Philly we ended up here. The property is pretty warn out, but I was surprised that the room had actually held up better than the rest of the place. The service was indifferent and there wasn't much in the area to keep us busy while we hung around. Next time I'll look a little harder... More 

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S P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Taralaf Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our appearance and services. When you visit the area in the future, remember we are only 15 minutes from center city Philadelphia and there... More 

Goodyear, Arizona
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116 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I've stayed it this property a few times over the years. It gets more worn out every time. The effort is being made to update as evident by the "wet paint" signers onto he doors of the third floor. I reserved a King leisure room and was giving a king standard room. I don't know what the difference is. The... More 

Thank Bob M
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bob M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am glad to hear about your good experience with our hotel staff and shuttle service. On the other hand, I deeply apologize if some aspects of our room accommodations may have caused you inconvenience. Rest assured that your comments will be kept in... More 

Drummondville, Canada
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Had a small refrigerator Microwave Breakfast included 124$ for one night Humide in the room. Clean bathroom. Family of 5 accepted, but one slept on the floor with pillows. Worth going to...for a quick stop.

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Hamilton, Ontario
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Stayed there with a friend after the Rush show in Philadelphia. Hotel seems to be a bit dated in architecture, cinder blocks in the stairwell. The elevator seems a wee bit, "interesting." That's how I got to know the stairs so well. Decent rooms, they were a nice size and offered the usual microwave, fridge, coffee maker, etc.. The views... More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed one night to fly out of PHL first thing Monday. A number of hotels near the airport had similar prices and amenities. Holiday Inn Express hotels are usually a safe bet for a short stay. Upon check in the clerk was very friendly and quickly got us our keys. The hotel was very dated. The rugs where worn... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear BuffettFanFrank, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. We always strive to provide world class accommodations and outstanding guest experiences and we appreciate your positive feedback on the friendly and quick service received from the front desk. However, we apologize your stay was not as comfortable as it could have been due to... More 

1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We called their central reservation and booked for 2 nights. However, few days later I received a message on my phone saying they're having problems with getting an approval from my card. I checked my bank account before I returned their call and I have at least 8 erroneous charges totaling to $843.66 and not one of the single charge... More 

Thank Raquel V
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Raquel V, Thank you for bringing your concern to our attention. I’m very sorry to hear about your experience on your recent stay. We would like to follow up with you. We have sent you a private message in an effort to obtain more information. I look forward to hearing back from you very soon. Sincerely, Connie D Case... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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266 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Room need to be updated but they were clean. Cory the front desk greeter was super. So friendly happy and helpful. The breakfast was good for a hotel. Gave this a 3 due to the old appearance of the hotel Ok for an overnight stay. Need more words to post.

Thank Cratsley
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Cratsley, 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. We always strive to provide great service and comfortable accommodations to all of our guests, and it is nice to read that your were satisfied with the services received from our... More 

Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

The staff was super friendly. The breakfast area was clean and constantly being filled. The only thing was the door to our room was bent like the floor wasn't level. At the top it touched the frame bit at the bottom there was a big gap. It sort of left a sense of insecurity. The elevator was a little creepy.... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

What a weird location, this is in a residential area... Then tada it's a hotel! It was clean and a place to sleep so no issues. Just don't expect the belagio. Not a great area for dining and entertainment, but our group did manage to find some good food relatively close at romanos, then Erin pub

Thank russd32
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear russd32, Thank you for your stay and leaving us a review. We strive to provide the best possible experience and it is great to read from our guests on how we are doing and how we can better meet their needs. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and we hope that you would consider us again on your next... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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 Avenue, Essington, PA 19029 (Formerly The Waterfront Inn Lago)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: ₹ 8,455 - ₹ 11,796 (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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“Make sure you have very specific directions”
 of 5 bubbles Hokie67, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor bad cell coverage. TV varies by room, and changes. Laundry room great (new and cheap).”
 of 5 bubbles BillD690, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“check the smell of the room before settling as you may want to switch rooms if hotel is not to capacity”
 of 5 bubbles peacefulperfection, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You will be allowed to leave your car while away for a nominal charge, which was lower than other hotels in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles rjb73, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask desk the age of the room and make sure it is clean before settling in”
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 of 5 bubbles Tinade41, 27 May 2016 | Read review
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