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The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park
Ranked #26 of 85 Hotels in Philadelphia
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

Comfort and spacious rooms. Very quiet. Location is great

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Reviewed 22 March 2012

If you want to see Liberty Bell and other historical places, walk 1 block or so, have a nice room, friendly atmosphere and a great experience stay at Omni. Be careful - everything in the room has a price tag - like a water bottle $5 - but other than that nothing to worry about. My kids also got complementary milk and cookies which were pretty good, and a very thoughtful thing from the hotel. We were on the second floor and still enjoyed the views from the window. Pool was a bit disappointing, but who cares - we did not have to walk a lot and that was big as we had two little ones with the stroller and a grandma with the hip replacement. We will definitely come back here! Loved our experience! Service was awesome too!

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Reviewed 20 March 2012

very nice updated room, great service, old cramped lobby. My problem the free wifi is useless. Connection speed 240K!! far slower than 3g on my iphone. If you need internet access don't stay here. This is the second time I have had this problem.

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Reviewed 18 March 2012

If historical placement in Philly is a top concern, you can't do a lot better than the Omni at Independence Park. Beyond location, this hotel doesn't have a lot going for it. The front desk staff was unfriendly at times, quite uncharacteristic of Omni hotels in general, and the service/small details were more in line with a mid-price range hotel line. The concierge was aloof and fairly uninformed about the surrounding area. Overall, the staff (aside from the doormen) came across as pretty disinterested in being helpful.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

My second stay here in 5 or 6 years and it was just as great as I remember. Wonderful, accomodating staff, nice rooms and fitness center, good breakfast and excellent location. Quick walk to lots of great restaurants, not to mention independence hall and the liberty bell.

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Additional Information about The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

Property: The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park
Address: 401 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2425
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#7 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#14 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#14 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
Price range (per night): ₹ 12,282 - ₹ 27,408
Hotel Class:4 star — The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park 4*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Like the forefathers who inspired the birth of a new nation, this hotel invites you to join a hotel revolution. Formerly the Omni Hotel at Independence Park, this hotel is about to undergo a transformation to an exciting new hotel designed to set new standard among Philadelphia Hotels. Our 150 exquisitely appointed guest rooms, some of Philadelphia's finest accommodations, are the ultimate refuge. Featuring a blend of sophistication and charm, our deluxe hotel rooms offer a park view or overlook Independence National Park. A fine dining restaurant overlooking Independence Park, Azalea serves delectable American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Host your inspirational meeting or banquet in spaces where national history has been forged. Philadelphia's most popular things to see and do are only steps away from our hotel doorstep. Concierge services and business center on hand help facilitate business endeavors. Complement your meeting with customized catering services and modern audiovisual facilities. This luxury downtown Philadelphia hotel offers elegance and style at its best-all within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, U.S. Mint, Independence Hall and Franklin Court, the site where Benjamin Franklin's House once stood. ... more   less 
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Omni Hotel Philadelphia
Omni Hotel Independence Park
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