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Penrose Hotel

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very old tired hotel. We got here early and were surprised when we were told we could check in. Well, the room wasn't ready...had not been vacuumed, desk chair had a layer of dust on the legs and back, there was a bottle of cleaning solution sitting on the desk and a bag of linens on the...

Thank MN_JaneML
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this because we had tickets to see Metallica at Lincoln Financial Field. Parking is ample and $10 per night on site. Xfinity Live and the stadiums are all within 1.6 miles; however, walking might be an issue as there were no side walks out front. They offered a shuttle service to the concert for $8 per person but...

Thank Angelique S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

DO NOT BOOK this hotel if you have a late arrival. Calling to let them know about it doesnt work either!!!, they operate on a first-in first-served basis. Our booking was paid in full and confirmed. Unfortunately, our train had a delayed and we arrived close to midnight, just to find out there was no room for us!! In the...

Thank Sahily G
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you arrive after a rainy day be prepared to jump over a huge puddle right at the front door! Then, hope the single elevator (for a 15 floor building) is working! The staff tries its best (courteous) The room? Carpet has not being cleaned in years! The "closet"? An open area right by the entry door (it jams, so...

Thank jmgoenagal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled by the online pictures. This hotel could be in a slasher movie! Most amenities shown are non-existent or not in usable condition. The entire hotel is filthy, exterior, interior, rooms. Every aspect of the hotel is outdated. At times I felt unsafe from the 1 functioning elevator to the 2nd floor which appeared to be abandoned. The...

Thank stones0812
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights and our room wasn't serviced at all, even though the cleaner asked the second day if we wanted room service. The bed was only a double but was very soft. Very good breakfast of eggs, bagels, toast, cereal and pastries. Can walk to town if you like to walk or 30 minutes on No. 17 bus...

Thank mareealys
Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay. The room was clean but only one elevator working so we had to wait forever for the elevator whenever we were in and out of the hotel. It's a really old hotel so you definitely get what you pay for. Very affordable compared to all the other hotels around

Thank Mery R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Air conditioning didn't work, room wasnt clean, very run down estabishment. Tried double charging us for parking. Overall run down dirty hotel will never stay there again if we wouldn't have paid in advance we would have left immediately.

1Thank Kimberlee W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into this hotel as it in close to Citizens Bank Park and we had tickets to a Philly's game. We arrived and got into the line to check in. It was slow and only one person was working while others were doing their best to ignore customers in the line. Despite complaints it was clear no one behind...

2Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Stayed four nights. After the second night, no turn down service. Called the front desk that night and came to realize from the rude staff member that this is quite common at this hotel. The next day in the morning I again asked that they service my room, but when I got back at 5:30 pm they still hadn't. Spoke...

2Thank Vincent A

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Penrose Hotel

Address: 2033 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5623 (Formerly Ramada Philadelphia City Center)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: RM372 - RM658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Penrose Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 192
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Also Known As:
Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites
Skyview Plaza Hotel Philadelphia
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“The photos on the web site must be from yearwcago before the hotel got run down. Cleaning and customer service are not their strong suit.”
MN_JaneML, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay on a higher floor to avoid traffic noise. Stay on a lower floor due to only one working slow elevator so that you can take the stairs.”
234angeliques, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“The worst hotel I've ever stay in. AVOID!!!!!”
SahilyG, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Select lower floor room. The single elevator may not work.”
jmgoenagal, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
stones0812, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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