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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Literally the worst hotel we've ever stayed at! So dirty, smelled awful, the smell is still stinging the inside of my nostrils.. toilets don't flush, sink stays running all night, just plain dirty and dingy. The guests in the rooms surrounding us were so loud, thought our door was going to get busted down a couple times. The bed was...

2Thank Valerie e
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was a bit nervous going to this hotel since it was a last minute book. When I first arrived it was going under some restoration and had to wait 20-30 mins until my room was ready whilst being attacked by flies. The air con in the room was not working making me have two terrible nights sleep. The staff...

1Thank Sean D
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I wish I could say the reviews on here are an exaggeration. But I stayed there for one night, and yes it is really that bad. It was easily the dirtiest hotel I have ever used – and I've stayed at some bad hotels. The toilet, bathroom sink, and shower were all broken. All three were constantly running. And the...

8Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place should be shut down, I reported them to the health department! No hot water, bathrooms nasty, blood was on the bathroom door, no clean bath towels, no cable,no soda machine, just a big fat NO!!! DO NOT GO THERE! I booked it through Expedia and wasted 100.00 because there was no way that you could sleep in a...

5Thank Claude B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 April 2016

No heat, no ac, no hot water, dirty bathroom, hair left on sink. very unkept establishment that needs to be shut down by the board of health. Staff unable to help with the heat or ac situation. The whole place needs to be updated and remodeled.

2Thank Latasha A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Room is totally outdated, hallway and mirrors dirty.This room had no hot water, or air conditioning. Only on/off switch for heat, but no way to control the heat. Very hot and stuffy in the room. Bathroom was dirty, hair around the sink. Windows didn't open/crack to let air from outside circulate. Elevators extremely slow and old. I went to the...

4Thank Latasha A
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This the most worst place ever and needs to be shut down by the health department. Dirty, possibly bug infested rooms. Heaters that barely work. The coldest possible shower without it being actual ice

2Thank SJaron
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The rooms are out dated hallway's are dirty mirrors are nasty first there wasn't any rags or towels in the room one of the beds didn't have a bed cover on it the blinds were broken up people could see in the room dirty sitting chair most importantly it was freezing in my room you can't control your heat it's...

1Thank Damien_Hall28
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our reservations was already messed up at another hotel & we could not get our money back for 48hrs because I prepaid(I will never do that again). So this was the closes, cheapest hotel( loosely said) we could find in short notice because we were only staying overnight. I should have known something was wrong when they gave us an...

5Thank Anna C
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I cant believe we have hotels like this in 21st century USA. 1. No hot water. Took shower in cold water. Called reception, they said they don’t care. 2. Heating wasn’t working. Moved me to another room. 3. Bugs crawling up my hand in the middle of night. 4. Loud music playing by elevator all night. Couldn’t sleep all night....

4Thank Arun A

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Additional Information about City Line Hotel

Address: 4444 City Ave, Bala-Cynwyd, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1508 (Formerly North American Motor Inns)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: RM442 - RM512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Line Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
North American Motor Inns Hotel Philadelphia
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#9 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Do not stay here, go some place else”
 of 5 bubbles N8258WTannac, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“dont ever stay here unless you are stranded in Philly. Building is like going to fall apart.”
 of 5 bubbles RosyBakar, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do NOT BOOK this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 60lizg, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are full of roaches the cealin full of mouls.horrible place we had to leave could not stay for the night.”
 of 5 bubbles 623almac, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles chuckm898, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
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