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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel provides a basic room and breakfast, what's predictable in this price category. What makes this hotel stand out is the front-desk staff--Rebecca in particular--and its riverside location with great views and a little park nearby. Rebecca greeted us warmly when we checked in. I told her I had read reviews wifi was spotty and she assured me it...

Thank Bagan
HieFOM, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bagan, Thank you for your kind words regarding the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport and our staff. We pride ourselves on ensuring our guest have an enjoyable experience and it's with the assistance of loyal customers like your self that we are able to accomplish this task. I will be sure to commend Rebecca on a job well done....

Northern CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel because it was reasonably priced, had an airport shuttle and I am an IHG Rewards member. Needed a last minute room before heading down to Wash DC the next day. Efficient checkin, quiet clean room and great breakfast in the morning. Met expectations, and would stay again, just maybe not in January and bad weather!

Thank cklonowski
Ocean View, Delaware
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In short, a scary dump. Deserves zero stars, but the front desk staff were polite. Owner should be ashamed of himself. Dark parking lot will certainly scare the fairer sex. Didn't even want to take off my shoes in the room. Nasty carpet... Stay away! Just horrendous.

Thank Gary A
Dry Ridge, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was clean and the staff was nice. The guest rooms was very clean and so was the bathroom in the guest room. I was very pleased with the room for the price. They also have self serve guest laundry which was nice. I had been on the road for 6 days and needed to wash a few items....

Thank Rick B
HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Rick B, Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport and taking the time from your busy schedule to share your experience. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to seeing you when you are in the Philadelphia area again. Sincerely, LAKisha

Casa Grande, Arizona
Reviewed 18 January 2017

People very accommodating. However, did have some problems with internet access on my phone. Otherwise, very pleasant experience at the hotel. The staff at this hotel is friendly and helpful. We had a late flight out (6pm) but they allowed us to hang in the lobby for a few hours after our late checkout.

Thank Susan R
HieFOM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Susan R, We enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to seeing you again when you are traveling from the Philadelphia Airport. Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experiences. Sincerely, LAKisha

Chestertown, Maryland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

... and feet in the Freezer... and your belly button feels fine. There are some very, very good features about this property... the super friendly and helpful front desk,,, the very clean rooms... and the comfy bed. There is also 24/7 shuttle to and from airport. I stayed here because I had an early morning flight the next day... and...

1Thank Hokie67
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Hokie67, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to know you liked the cleanliness of our facility and the friendliness of our staff. We would like to apologize for the shortfalls you have noticed with the condition of our property and the noise you heard which did not live up to your expectations....

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Don't be daunted if you arrive after dark and you seem like your in the middle of nowhere...there's a lot of pubs and good restaurants close by and with the good guys of Uber there to support, you can get there in no time at all. The hotel is basic (no bar, just a vending machine for snacks) but comfortable....

Thank Chris L
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Chris L, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Exp Philadelphia Airport Essington, PA. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the noise. We will look into this concern. We take all reviews positive and negative very seriously,...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I'm about to check out of the hotel after 3 weeks. I am in the area working long days, 6 days a week. This place was good enough for the first week to come back again after a one week stay in another one about an hour away. I need to come back in a week for another one week...

Thank Bill D
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bill D, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is truly regrettable that you did not fully enjoy your time with us due to our television and the internet service provided. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience these may have caused. Your comments are highly appreciated...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Located on the Delaware River, just south of the Airport. Has a shuttle that runs 24 hours to and from the airport. Very nice hotel, friendly helpful staff, very clean rooms, full breakfast served until 10am, It's nice to stay where you feel welcome, and not just a tourist, I loved my stay there!

Thank Mitchell H
High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed overnight because we had an early international flight the next day. The shuttle bus picked us up in a timely manner. Upon arrival, we checked in with no problem. The room was typical for HI Express. The breakfast was the normal but good to have before heading to the airport. Everyone was amazing.

Thank Luvnlifetogether

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart at the Brand New Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport in Essington, PA. Our courtesy shuttle will take you to the only hotel on the Delaware River waterfront. Located adjacent to Governor Printz Park, our guests enjoy the scenic views of the river and marina. Explore the attractions, restaurants and entertainment of Downtown Philadelphia. Don’t miss the historic sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House. Also discover the Old City District, where you will experience the best shopping, dining and culture. If you’re a sports fan, the hotel is minutes from the Philadelphia Sports Complex. This site includes Lincoln Financial Field, Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Union Soccer Stadium, PPL Park, is 3 miles away, near Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack. For our business clientele, we are located close to Boeing, UPS, Sunoco, Philadelphia Navy Yard, and the airlines serving the Philadelphia International Airport. After a long day, enjoy the waterfront scenery, or keep up with your workout routine in our fitness room. Jump start your day with our Express Start breakfast, serving your favorite hot breakfast selections and hot cinnamon rolls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport

Address: 101 Taylor Avenue, Essington, PA 19029 (Formerly The Waterfront Inn Lago)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: €108 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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