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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The staff makes the difference! The people working the Rodeway Inn were the best. They gave us great tips on dinning and getting around the city. Amber suggested a local Mexican restaurant called El Vez that was amazing. When you visit a new city getting help like this can make an OK trip into a great trip. Amber and the...

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this response. Good or bad we always try to learn from our comments remarks. Amber was thrilled to see the review posted so from the entire staff a big THANKS! Brian K, Manager Rodeway Inn and Suites Philadelphia

Reviewed 18 July 2016

When staying in philly I highly recommend staying at the Roadway Inn in center city! I called the day before to make sure my reservation was still in place for this past Saturday and found out that there was an issue (on my part) and billing didn't go through. Brian was extremely helpful and kind and helped me get it...

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Adriana and Chris, Thanks for the review! It was my pleasure to assist with your reservation. You are also right that in today's world customer service is a relic from the past. I am fortunate to remember when patience was a virtue and that the goal of each situation is to make the guest happy and satisfied. Looks like I...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Marvelous Hotel.... The Front Desk Manager Brian and his staff were very welcoming and accommodating. We will absolutely stay again in the very near future. I'd definitely recommend ! The surrounding Area offers so much convenience. The diverse options for food and other businesses offering could be overwhelming. Just a wonderful experience.

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. When I see comments like this I feel like we have hit the right mark. I will share your comments with the staff adn they also appreciate the kind words I am sure. Brian Krason, Manager Rodeway Inn & Suites Center City Philadelphia 1208 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 546-7000 Fax (215) 546-7573 www.rodewayinncc.com

Logan, Utah
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were a bit nervous about a "Rodeway Inn" in downtown Philly. We thought it might be for truckers (working men) and not the best place. This hotel is AWESOME! There are some realistic downsides: Small elevator, small hallways, outside city noises (construction, etc.). Strangely we could not control the heat from inside the room but the front desk helped...

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I tried to book the hotel on line through Trip Advisor 2 blocks from the hospital as my husband was in critical condition. The site told me the reservation did not go through due to an unknown error. Therefore, I booked through another site. When I arrived at the hotel, they told me I had 2 reservations for the same...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I booked a room at this hotel on TripAdvisor. After checking in, I found out that the room has a bathroom down the hall, not in the room. When I went back to the front desk, I had to pay $40 more per night to get an in-room bathroom. I'm out $80!!! The front desk person was very nice, and...

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

TripAdvisor will remove this response but until they do here is the scoop. Companies like TripAdvisor are not reservation companies they are "Information collecting companies". They want your name, credit card number, address and pin and once they get it they resell it to every company out there willing to pay. Then they make a reservation for you. My suggesiton...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Was a large and clean room. Really good condition with all the mod cons you'd expect. The staff were fine. Wifi was good and the location and value excellent. Would definitely return if back in the area.

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Rodeway2015, Front Desk Clerk at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank You for your response. We are always working towards making every guest stay an enjoyable one.

Lindsborg, Kansas
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My daughter planned out a mother-daughter trip for us to go to Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia in June 2016. She researched thoroughly and found this hotel to have the best price that was within walking distance to the convention center. It was a great location. We arrived before check in and Brian nicely let us check our luggage...

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for posting the review. Good or bad we take each comment and improve our service. Thanks again and travel safe! Brian

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Brian did a super job in working out a problem with my reservation. All hotels in the area were booked for major events that week and Brian could have easily made me pay the non-discounted rate, but he kindly made the adjustments and made my stay a most pleasant experience. When I'm in Center City again, I will stay at...

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Rodeway2015, Manager at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I was happy to work the issue you had and check you in. We like to hear that we did a good job and we learn from each comment. Travel Safe, Brian

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had a really good overnight stay in this hotel. We were apprehensive when checking in, since the place looked tiny (and there were 4 of us). Then we went to our room, dragging our bags through the extremely narrow hallways. But the room was huge. It easily accommodated our family, all our bags and with plenty of spare space...

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Rodeway2015, Front Desk Clerk at Rodeway Inn Center City, responded to this review

Thank You for your response. This is what our goal is, hopefully all of our guests can have the same experience. We are always working towards that goal.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about Rodeway Inn Center City

Address: 1208 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5401
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: ₹ 6,675 - ₹ 14,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn Center City 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Inn Center City Hotel Philadelphia
Rodeway Inn Philadelphia
Philadelphia Rodeway Inn
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#33 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#38 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#45 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Probably best to be on a higher floor to avoid street noise.”
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“It's nice having a room with a street view, but windows are not well insulated at all.”
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“Noise on Level 4”
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“Hotel built in late 1800's. Lots of history. Comfortable rooms, neat and clean. Staff very helpful.”
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“The room I had was great. I stayed near the back of the hotel. There was no outside noise.”
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