We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
5/11/2017 6/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Penrose Hotel

    2033 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5623
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    5/11/2017 6/11/2017
     3 people are viewing this hotel
    US$ 99
    US$ 100
    US$ 100
    Traveller (161)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
    1,046 reviews
    #27 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
    3,422 reviews
    #35 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Penn's View Hotel
    811 reviews
    #11 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
    2,593 reviews
    #5 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Overview
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good11%
    • Average18%
    • Poor21%
    • Terrible45%
    2 weeks ago
    “It was not great Stay!”
    4 weeks ago
    “In town for Eagles game. ”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Free Parking
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
    1,046 reviews
    #27 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
    3,422 reviews
    #35 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Penn's View Hotel
    811 reviews
    #11 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
    2,593 reviews
    #5 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Rooms
    5 Nov6 Nov
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 99.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Philadelphia hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f74fd19708f84d7090784ae0dd51d64b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1778574,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32488716],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":99,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f74fd19708f84d7090784ae0dd51d64b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"hotelName":"Penrose Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY3NGZkMTk3MDhmODRkNzA5MDc4NGFlMGRkNTFkNjRiIiwiQUlLIjoiNmExOWE0ZTUzMTA5NDEzZWJkMjU0YWIyY2NkM2VlZjYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "05/11/2017", "checkOut": "06/11/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 99", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"34305483":"Expedia","32488716":"BookingCom","109277440":"HotelsCom2IB","54218413":"TravelocityEWS","78856122":"OrbitzEWS","79408551":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (755)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 684 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Looking for an alternative to high priced, downtown Philadelphia hotels? Penrose MAY be your answer. This is an older hotel, located not far from Philly’s sports arenas. Easy access to downtown, as Broad Street is not far away. This is a 16 story high “circular”...More

    Thank Brian F
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    1. This hotel should not be on Expedia. It's an embarrassment. 2. Towels are not available in all rooms. Guests having to ask for towels At reception. 3. Additionally The towels were threadbare. 4.Of 3 elevators, only one is working, and is very slow. You...More

    1  Thank Tina0579
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hotel is the gateway to hell. We checked in and they didn't give us a room number or keys. There was one towel for 4 people and every time we asked for more towels they said they're "in the dryer" for 3 days. We...More

    1  Thank Sarah W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Coffee maker in the room was so dirty and had a broken cover, no one can use it. Hotel must replace it. They must replace a handle and lock of bathroom door of both rooms. Bathroom wasn't clean and towels were very poor quality, not...More

    Thank RC Silvanus B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Guys, understand me when I say, this was the worst experience EVER! If you can avoid going here you should. I only gave this place one star for two reasons: 1. I can;t give 0 stars and 2. The star is really only for the...More

    Thank Stephanie P
    Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
    1,046 reviews
    #27 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
    3,422 reviews
    #35 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Penn's View Hotel
    811 reviews
    #11 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
    2,593 reviews
    #5 of 88 hotels in Philadelphia
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 71 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 192
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Orbitz, Hotwire, HotelsforEveryone and getaroom.com so you can book your Penrose Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Pennsylvania >
    • Philadelphia
    • Also Known As
    • Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites ,
    • Skyview Plaza Hotel Philadelphia
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (161)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (94)
    Bathroom (17)
    Nearby
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
    2,593 reviews
    4.48 km away
     
    Penn's View Hotel
    811 reviews
    5.51 km away
     
    Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
    3,422 reviews
    4.32 km away
     
    Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
    1,046 reviews
    4.50 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Penrose Diner
    203 reviews
    .09 km away
    Chickie's & Pete's
    393 reviews
    .81 km away
    Popi's Italian Restaurant
    128 reviews
    .15 km away
    Termini Brothers
    25 reviews
    .75 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Wells Fargo Center
    366 reviews
    1.60 km away
    American Swedish Historical Museum
    27 reviews
    .74 km away
    Xfinity Live Philadelphia
    131 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Tap Room on 19th
    10 reviews
    1.08 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Isaiah K
    1 July 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Sahily G | Reviewed this property |
    First of all, I wouldnt recommend this hotel at all. I thought that with a bus stop closeby it will make it easy for us to go around philly, but we had to walk to Oregon station instead (10-15min walk). Bad decision!! If you... More
    0
    Votes
    Jayceebee31
    14 January 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from cinnebar | Reviewed this property |
    no Amish on this area. Lancaster County is where you need to be, sbout 3 hours away. there are bus tours of the Amish area if you don't want to drive. the hotel is very practical but more a business type or good for... More
    0
    Votes
    nanalinda1
    19 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Mark086 | Reviewed this property |
    we did not pay anything on the days we were bucked for.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Go elsewhere!!"
    Read review
    "dont do it!!"
    Read review
    "Avoid the upper floors; run from the free breakfast"
    Read review
    "Avoid this hotel!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing