Ratings based on 83 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.6 Room cleanliness
4.4 Service & staff
4.6 Room comfort
4.6 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Familiesby Brooke from Connecticut
Great location, near museum district.Posted Dec 2, 2013
Pros: location, ammenities
Cons: very little
Location: great location, near Penn State, and museums
Very comfortable for myself and my family. The kids enjoyed the complimentary breakfast, and dinner (yes diner), as well as swimming the evenings away in the indoor pool. It was just minutes from the 2 museums we wanted to visit, and just a 15 min drive away from nearby family who resides there. We will definitely be back, my 10yr old daughter didn't want to leave! BT/Connecticut
for Couplesby Maureen from New York
New hotel in University CenterPosted Nov 26, 2013
Pros: New hotel, clean, great breakfast. Beautiful pool and workout room.
Cons: They only clean the rooms during a very short period of time (about an hour around midday), so if you are in your room then it will not be cleaned.
Location: Great location except if you are looking for food past 9:00 on a Sunday night. Despite it being a university town, everything is completely shut down
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Posted Nov 24, 2013
Staff are very attentive and friendly A contemporary feel with great sense of security very "green" Perfect place if you are wanting to be close to U Penn or the hospitals
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Posted Nov 18, 2013
for Familiesby Nachiket from India
Overpriced and Low QualityPosted Nov 15, 2013
Pros: It is well located at the bustling heart of the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.
This is a new hotel but the room furnishings already looked worn out. The housekeeping service provided was minimal. The bedroom of the suite was smaller than regular rooms at neighboring hotels that I have stayed in on previous trips.The advertised sofa bed was tiny and came with the barest minimum of linen and was apparently not included in the list of beds to be made-up by the housekeeping staff. The sheets provided for this bed looked as if they had been previously used but were the only ones made available. The breakfast menu at the hotel was sparse as was the dinner menu. Overall the hotel fell well below my expectations from a Hilton branded property while it was clearly priced as such.
for Everyoneby PPodNYC from New York, New YOrk
First time in Philadelphia's University CityPosted Nov 4, 2013
Pros: Room size, furnishings, hard bed, toiletries. Charming location , near UPenn and Drexel Univ. Farther than expected by cab from train station etc.
Location: Near 2 University Campuses - we found lovely restaurant one block away, on ground floor of movie theater, where we had lunch and dinner (great food).
I needed a hotel overnight Saturday because of Amtrak departure very early Sunday morning; I tried this hotel because of cost, proximity to train station and included breakfast (always a saving). This hotel was new, clean, beautifully furnished, and far exceeded my "hard bed/clean bathroom" requirements. My request for non-down bedding was accommodated quickly and cheerfully, and replacement bedding was lovely (fleece blanket, poly pillows), clean and new. Staff was friendly and helpful in all encounters.
for Familiesby Dave from Ann Arbor, MI
Nice and new, good breakfastPosted Nov 4, 2013
Cons: After I went to bed I could hear some talking or tv from another room, although not especially loud.
Location: Near Penn campus, and near a subway station (40th st)
Nothing here is anything you haven't seen before, but everything is done well: rooms are spacious and clean, free wifi, good complimentary breakfast, and very near UPenn campus if that's what you're looking for (as I was). I'll definitely come back here especially when traveling with kids - like the suites!
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Nice hotel, convient location in University CityPosted Sep 11, 2013
Pros: Room was nice. Good breakfast (although I would prefer alternative for those who don't eat Pork). Dinner available on certain days.
Cons: Quality and puncuality of room cleaning.
Location: Excellent location with ease reaching the main hub of the transportation system (whether bus (Mega_bus) or (Bolt_Bus) or train station on 30th street)
Enjoyed my stay at this hotel and the staff were very cooperative. Would stay agian in future.
for Couplesby AVC from CT
Beautiful new hotel, some glitches.Posted Sep 10, 2013
Location: Harvest restaurant nearby. Pretty place.
We had a wonderfully laid out room on the 7th floor. The neighborhood is nice to walk around, and there are restaurants close by. Very nice breakfast room. Pool looked inviting, but did not go in. Down side - they are working out a newfangled system to control the lights. When I shut off the air conditioning, for some reason, the lights went out. The rest of the stay the lights were all screwed up, and would not come on or would go off in bathroom, for example. Stain on carpet in front of TV, and what appeared to be glass shards, as if from a mirror. Also, 2 large bags of trash were left outside our room for the entire 16 hours we were there. Other than that, I will likely return, as I assume they will correct these issues since we reported them when we left. The place is very convenient for our purposes and the price was good.
for Everyoneby Jane from University Park, PA
Decent Hotel, Decent PricePosted Sep 9, 2013
Pros: Sustainability, comfort, cleanliness, friendly staff
Cons: Hotel design, more amenities
Location: University area. Distrito, an award-winning Mexican restaurant, The Blockley, and Cleopatra's Cafe/Hookah Bar were great spots nearby.
This hotel is conveniently located in a University area, and is walking distance from good restaurants and bars. We snagged a suite for a special rate offered by Expedia, and we were pleased that the entire room was environmentally friendly. Lights could be controlled via hotel key, or a tablet provided by the hotel. Room was very clean and comfortable, but the design of the hotel is strange. The double door entrance was broken, the lobby is not on the same floor as the entrance, and the entire place feels cramped rather than open. We were also disappointed by the fact that the hotel didn't have an ATM, a bar, or a restaurant. If you are excited about them including a 'hot' breakfast buffet, don't be: it is a glorified continental breakfast with bruised bananas, rotting oranges, lukewarm eggs, soggy potatoes, and burnt sausage. Overall, good place to stay for a short stay, but for longer stays and more amenities you may want to try elsewhere.