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Reviewed 11 November 2013

I have mixed feelings about my stay at Penn’s View. My girlfriend and I stayed here for two weeks in September in a King Jacuzzi room. It was our base to have a good explore of Philadelphia and some of Pennsylvania’s other notable attractions, such as Gettysburg and the Dutch Country. There are so many things that are wonderful about...

Thank Bentw91
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Great location, along the river and around the corner from a lot of history, restaurants and places to just pop into if you don't mind walking around. The hotel is comfortable and staff friendly. The wine bar is amazing, with a Guinness World Record for the most wines on tap. The morning breakfast is substantial with a liberty bell waffle...

Thank nycbone
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Penn's View is on Front Street--once 'the' street for shipping and commerce. Now, directly west of I-95 so don't spend more for a balcony room! you won't want to open your window even if you are street side. We had an oversize suite which had a window that opened to the open center section. not noisy. great self-serve buffet breakfast...

Reviewed 7 November 2013

Nice hotel in Old City area. Waliking distance to a lot of history. We had a king size bed with jacuzzi tub, room was spacious and clean. All the staff was very cordial and polite. If I had to say anythingm negative, it would be the traffic noise at night from the Interstate that is nearby. Parking ia right there...

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Have stayed at the Inn several times. Once for an anniversary, once with a friend, and another time for business. Great location and the fact that the bar is nice and cozy and right down stairs is nice. Breakfast wih the room has been spotty, but good if you get there early. Great location for visiting historic sights. Only suggestion...

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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Called in for a same night reservation for 2 nights based on a Baedeker travel book tip. We got the last available Jacuzzi queen room and were relieved to have a late check in possibility. Staff were friendly and helpful at all times, reception is covered 24 hours and the whole hotel had an olde worlde kind of atmosphere. The...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Friendly staff, nice rooms in a historic building and a good breakfast. The neighborhood is good except for the very close interstate which brings the only negative thing of the stay - the road noise (must depend on the room, in ours you couldn´t open the windows because of that). All together a good stay.

Thank globetrottersforlife
Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We spent one night at this great little historical hotel near downtown Philly and it was a great experience. Our room was comfortable ,was not overly large nor overly small but was well appointed and not overly expensive. It's a very historical hotel and it's been around for several hundred years, as has been the city of Philadelphia. The breakfast...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Marketed as a boutique hotel in Old City, I wasn't sure what to expect from Penn's View. I wanted to book a room downtown for a special occasion, and I settled on this hotel because it was reasonably priced and offered amenities like a gas fireplace in the room and a jacuzzi tub. From viewing photos on their website, I...

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pvh215, General Manager at Penn's View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The room is called a Premium Queen. Since the guest's stay in March the TVs have been updated and we have always had 30+ channels available. We just want to be transparent and upfront regarding what room amentities are available. Thanks again and we look forward to your future stays in Philadelphia.

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2013

As soon as we arrived staff were willing to help us plan our one day visit in Philadelphia. Most of the main attractions are within walking distance, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to keep you entertained

Thank Rob G

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in the “Birthplace of America” at the Penn’s View Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Enjoy a stay in one of 49 comfortable rooms and 2 spacious suites with the convenience of Wi-Fi access and complimentary breakfast every morning. Additional amenities include: Daily newspaper, cable television, private balconies*, jetted spa bathtubs*, patios*, fireplaces*, pull-out sofas*, separate dining areas* fitness center, ATM access, and computer access. Penn’s View Hotel places you within access to all of Philadelphia’s greatest attractions. Also, enjoy an atmosphere of casual elegance at Ristorante Panorama, the authentic trattoria-style dining in the heart of Old City. At its unique wine bar, Il Bar, you can enjoy the custom-built, 120-bottle wine dispensing unit, which is the current Guinness Book of World Records holder. Penn’s View Hotel is a true Old City gem, and we look forward to welcoming you. (*Available in some rooms) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penn's View Hotel

Address: 14 North Front St. & Market, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: ₹ 10,631 - ₹ 20,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penn's View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Penns View Philadelphia
Hotel Penns View
Penns View Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#11 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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