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Penn's View Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I surprised my wife for a night out and booked a standard queen. Antonio set us up with a great room with exposed brick. The room was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. We ate downstairs at Panorama. Look for my review on that. It was awesome and we didn't have to put on a coat. Thanks for a...

Thank Louis C
New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming. Great location. Friendly helpful staff. Comfortable bed. Fluffy towels. Delicious breakfast that far exceeded the traditional continental one. Included boiled eggs (soft, medium, hard), fresh fruits (pineapple, melons, grapes, oranges, apples), muffins and breads and more. The location was perfect for us, near downtown. The rate was the best we found in the area. Plus breakfast, parking and wifi...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was a beautiful boutique style room with a mini balcony overlooking Old City and the river. We were steps from the Betsy Ross house, cooks row and public transportation if you aren't interested in driving. The staff was very helpful and friendly. They gave us great recommendations for a quick bite to eat, how to get around the...

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It passed quite a lot of time to stay in a 3 star hotel and my initial feeling was negative but after a careful thinking of the overall situation I would say that it is a decent hotel for someone to stay in this mid range hotel. The room was clean but very small. The breakfast was very poor and...

1Thank Basil D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Penn's View on a quick overnight trip to the city. The location is great, the hotel is charming and clean, and the customer service excellent. We stayed in a deluxe queen with river views, a fireplace, and jacuzzi tub (Rm 500). The rooms are quite small, but have a wonderful historic charm and warm ambiance. Room 500...

Thank Shannon P
Citrus Heights, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I stayed for a week and it a wonderful room and location. There are three things that would make me think twice: 1. Even for a continental breakfast the offering was very skimpy. 2. The internet was free, but the bandwidth in the evenings is terrible. 3. The public printer for airline tickets and business needs never seemed to be...

Thank Steve M
Oneonta, New York
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was our first visit to the Penns View. We were very pleased with the environment and atmosphere of this hotel - Cleanliness, charm and convenience. We did not expect the immediate and professional attention to our needs when checking in, when asking for information, at breakfast, or when our grandson needed batteries for a toy, that we received! Instead...

Thank colleencasey
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a romantic weekend getaway. We actually ended up extending our stay by another night as we were enjoying the hotel and our visit so much. Antonio and his staff are professional, courteous and accommodating. Breakfast is good. The panorama restaurant is also excellent. We are definitely planning a return visit. I would highly...

Thank Mary Ellen B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Our room on the 5th floor was smallish but very pretty and cozy. We had a view of Market Street with its shops and restaurants; of course that came with a bit of street noise, easily countered by turning on the fan. The bathroom was small but very well laid out. And the bed was so comfortable! My only complaint...

Thank Janeite
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Penn's View is in the perfect spot to tour historical Philly and enjoy the ethic neighborhoods of the city. The Staff, rooms, location, and the restaurant (which serves 150 wines by the glass) are outstanding

Thank Wink6

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM855 - RM1,244 (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
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#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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“beautiful historic rooms, boutique style”
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“Room 500 - deluxe queen with fireplace and jacuzzi tub, river views, separated from other rooms.”
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