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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Planned a getaway with my husband to Philadelphia to help destress from the upcoming holidays. We stayed at the Penn's View Hotel. Our room was top floor with fireplace overlooking the water. The service was great and the room booking came with continental breakfast. The main issue was the phone did not work and there was no hot water. It...

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love it here. An historic Inn located in the heart of old town Penns landing. A very special place made even better by Antonio, the manager. I had reserved a day too soon and showed up a day to late. Antonio made sure my husband 79th birthday was not spoiled. The attached Panorama restaurant completes the perfect stay. Happy...

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Baldwin, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been going to the Penn's View for the past seven years and this is our favorite place to stay in Philadelphia. The prices are excellent, we have gotten rooms for about $160 that include a jacuzzi and king bed. The service is very good, the manager is always very concerned and on top of things....

1Thank aretemind
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had tickets to a comedy show nearby so I had to find a room quickly. I did a search and found this place. This place is just adorable and cozy and so much nicer than a chain. It's at an amazing price point for the area and the hotel itself. I love the old key (not modern digital to...

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Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife's B-Day Upgraded the room - Thank you Antonio:) Staff was kind, friendly and professional. The room was spotless. Loved the fireplace and exposed brick. Perfect location to be able to walk to many shops, museums, bars and restaurants. But if don't want to (and we didn't) stay at the hotel and enjoy the bar and restaurant there. Food...

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted by this hotel! Clean, charming, wonderful staff. Walking distance to lots of bars and restaurants. The bar was great and the restaurant amazing. Old City Philadelphia is a fun area. We would stay there again and will be recommending to our friends.

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Waterford, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Penns View many times over the years and have never been disappointed. The rooms are all tastefully decorated, very clean, comfortable and quiet. Most rooms are queen beds so if you want a king reserve early. The free breakfast is always a treat consisting of fresh juice. coffee, breads, poached eggs etc in a very...

Thank ItchyJack B
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated my birthday in Philly. We stayed at this hotel previously(I did not review it on my first stay). We like the area easy accessible to Septa buses and subway. Subway: Blue line 2nd Street stop and walk 2 and half blocks. Its right by Penns Landing. A nice boutique hotel. The bed was comfortable, room...

1Thank ErisShaw
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Awesome boutique hotel conveniently located in Old Town next to all the hot spots. Complimentary wine bottle is provided in your room when you stay. Has a gym and great restaurant on ground floor, Panorama. Would stay again!

Thank Alma G
Middletown, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel in early November 2016. The room was spacious and had more character than most hotels. The lobby is small as is the elevator. They provide you with an actual old school big key (charming but be mindful of it's clunkiness and don't lose it). The tub was large and that is a plus for me...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2202
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: €134 - €219 (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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#7 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#11 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#21 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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“For romance-King room with jacuzzi and fireplace”
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“We loved the fireplace room we stayed in”
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“If you take public transportation it is Septa Blue line the stop is 2nd Street, then walk 2 and half short blocks”
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“only stay on the 5th floor”
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“Request a room higher up and away from the street for a quieter stay.”
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