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Spokane Valley, Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Old, disheveled, in serious need of repair, rooms not clean. Horrible experience. The elevator buttons were backwards, meaning the up was actually down and the down was actually up. Instead of fixing it, they wrote the corrections above the buttons in pencil. Stucco bubbling on the walls and ceiling like there was a water leak. Tub and bathroom counters dirty.

Thank susanferrell
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the airport sleep and park and it worked well for us. We read the reviews so we were smart enough to park in a well lit area. The room had comfortable beds as well as a nice bathroom. For the Ladies....the lighting was good in the bathroom for putting on makeup. The only thing that we didn't like...

Thank kjc1601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a 2 night stay with some friends while in Philly and I couldn't of asked for a better place to stay. The staff was extremely friendly, were so helpful with anything we asked them to help us with! I'm definitely staying here anytime I come back to the area, and recommending the hotel to all my...

Thank Teddy J
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I booked this hotel to use their long term parking. I have done it before but when I returned to get my car last night, my entire wheel, rim, tire and lug nuts were stolen. Who ever did it, just left my car on the blacktop. The hotel did not seem to care. I do not think there are security...

2Thank hollypta
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We couldn't figure out why our room was freezing cold , come to realize the heat wasn't working .... after complaining they gave us a new room, which the heat didn't work either. After moving to 5 DIFFERENT ROOMS OF NO HEAT and threatening to leave they upgraded our room. This room had heat, but after settling in going out...

2Thank tabitha8115
Swanland, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived to check in only to be told that there was no reservation for us so we had to find a room elsewhere. On our return to the UK we found that they had charged us for the room and insist that we did actually stay there. I have asked for proof of this but they just ignore my emails....

1Thank teresakevin2014
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a budget stay in Philly this place is OK. Not worth more then $70 a night. Hotel is not the cleanest and has visible defects all over. Stayed two different times and will not go back a third. Elevators are shady and take forever, usually one is only working at a time. Ice machines are on 3 different...

1Thank Sposko
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The pictures speak for themselves. I was afraid to touch things in my room. I rented through another site that rated it 3 stars, which was misleading. The front desk workers were always kind but the place was filthy.

1Thank Mallorie R
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

No heat the first night until we messed around with the broken heater dials enough to get it turned on, but then had to unplug it to stop the heat. The entire hotel is worn out. Thankfully we were on the 3rd floor because as everyone in the reviews state the elevator is broken. It will be fixed next week...

2Thank MarkVatta
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The worse hotel I've ever been. I booked for two nights since is close to the Fargo Arena and the Lincoln Stadium. The staff in the lobby was rude and unhelpful. The only elevator operative was always busy so it took us 20 min to go down. Our room was smelly and dirty, no clean towels(picture), apparently they were out...

3Thank Alberto B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation

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: RM341 - RM859 (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 Philadelphia
Skyview Plaza Hotel And Suites
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“Do NOT leave your car here”
 of 5 bubbles hollypta, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay low as the elevators are slow and one is always broken”
 of 5 bubbles MarkVatta, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't be super critical .......”
 of 5 bubbles Mark086, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There aren't any!”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“12 floor room had a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles 344carlag, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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