Penrose Hotel Philadelphia

ex. Econo Lodge

2033 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19145show map
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Guest ratingBased on  792 reviews
Overview

Penrose Hotel Philadelphia is a 3-star property situated about 5 km from Liberty Bell. It features airport transfer, 24-hour reception and housekeeping as well as a storage room, parking and a vending machine.

Located in a busy area with restaurants and bars, guests will see why Penrose Hotel Philadelphia is admired by many tourists.

Penrose Hotel Philadelphia lies 10 km away from Philadelphia International airport.

Rooms

Rooms of Penrose Hotel Philadelphia are appointed with individual climate control, satellite television, an individual safe, a dressing area and a sofa. Guests will enjoy a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer provided in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of American cuisine are served at the restaurant. The diner Penrose Diner is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The property offers a business center and a photocopier for business guests staying at Penrose Hotel Philadelphia.

Relax

On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Number of floors:   17.  Number of rooms:   192.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Billiard tables

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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American Swedish Historical MuseumAmerican Swedish Historical Museum2300 ft
Lincoln Financial FieldLincoln Financial Field3300 ft
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Penrose DinerPenrose Diner200 ft2016 Penrose Ave
Popi's Italian RestaurantPopi's Italian Restaurant600 ft3120 S 20th St
Philadium TavernPhiladium Tavern2200 ft1631 Packer Avenue
La StanzaLa Stanza2200 ft2001 W Oregon Avenue
Chickie's & Pete'sChickie's & Pete's2600 ft1526 Packer Ave
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Center City Proprietors AssnCenter City Proprietors Assn2.7 mi
Philadelphia Dance AlliancePhiladelphia Dance Alliance2.7 mi
Philadelphia ZooPhiladelphia Zoo3.0 mi
Lansdowne Recreation DeptLansdowne Recreation Dept4.8 mi
Richard J Rossiter Meml HallRichard J Rossiter Meml Hall2.9 mi
Philadelphia Clg of PerformingPhiladelphia Clg of Performing2.4 mi
Philadelphia Wireless TechPhiladelphia Wireless Tech2.4 mi
John Robert Powers ModelingJohn Robert Powers Modeling2.5 mi
Jewish Theological SeminaryJewish Theological Seminary2.7 mi
Italian Market Italian Market 2.2 mi9th Street and Washington Avenue
Curtis Institute Of MusicCurtis Institute Of Music2.6 mi1726 Locust Street, Philadelphia
Historical Society of PennsylvaniaHistorical Society of Pennsylvania2.7 mi1300 Locust St
Chestnut StreetChestnut Street2.8 mi6th to 16th Streets
Drexel University Drexel University 2.9 mi3141 Chestnut St
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Getting around
Airports
North Philadelphia (PNE)14.9 mi
Train
Philadelphia, PA Station3.0 mi
30th Street Station3.0 mi
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Reviews
5.0
Guest ratingBased on  792  reviews

Rating by category:

7.5
Location
4.5
Rooms
4.5
Service
0.5
Dining
  • 1.0
    Guest rating

    N/A.

    Employees are very rude. The rooms look nothing like the online photos. Our room had mold growing on its walls and our bed sheets had holes burned into them. Our hair dryer also caught on fire while in use. This hotel is AWFUL!

  • 1.0
    Guest rating

    It was near the Wellsfargo Center.

    People got into our room somehow, Stole mostly all of my things. The manager was called many of times and I was told he wasn’t going to come in. Got multiple dates and times when the manager was supposed to be there, he never came. It was an emergency and he still didn’t show up.

  • 2.0
    Guest rating

    Room was dirty, had a bad smell, hair on and inbetween the sheets. Was stuck on the elevator for 20minutes. TV didn't work when we got there. The free breakfast I would give to a dog. The other party I came with also had multiple problems with their room. Also th window opens up on the 6th floor. This is the worst hotel "what a laugh" ive ever been in. I wish I could give it a 0.

    None.

    Too much to list.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    False advertising -- no pool, no restaurant- no microwave, refrigerator. Staff was not knowledgeable about local restaurants, directions, etc. Refused housekeeping. The whole place was just shoddy.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The location was great, I was leaving on an early am flight and the free shuttle service to airport was a plus. The room was clean, the staff was helpful, and the price was excellent. Great place for the money!!!!!!!

    There was no hair dryer or coffee maker in the room, and they advertised a sports bar, but it was closed and appeared to be for a long time. The elevators were slightly shabby, but we really weren't put off enough by any of these negatives. We would definitely stay there again.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    We wanted to go swimming but the pool had no water in it and the staff said it was under maintenance. The bathroom could have been a lot cleaner and my children and I were almost burned using the shower because the cold water didn't work. The website said there would be a microwave and refridgerator in the room but there was neither. There only seemed to be air conditioning in the room because it was extremely warm in the hallways and the elevator.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    After reading reviews about this hotel my daughter was not happy with our choice. But after staying there, it wasn't as bad as the reviews led us to believe. It's not a 5 star resort, but I'd rather spend my money on the trip and not at our hotel. It was clean, staff nice, location was perfect-close to the ball park. It was located in a nice part of town with cute shops, a great restaurant across the street, and close to a gas station.

    Our only complaint about the hotel is the elevator.....it was slow!!!

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I enjoyed the furniture and the bathroom tile. I also liked the color of the walls and carpet.I Enjoyed the view.....next time maybe a different room.I Liked the location off the busline and the complimentary trip to the airport.

    The ice machines were not working.... The swimming pool was not available and the restaurant was not opened for business.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    They finally got the shower to work

    Almost everything; especially the obpressive heat in the room because the air conditioning wasn't working well.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    There was no swimming pool or restuarant as stated on the website. The bedding and curtains had holes in them. It was about an hour walk from downtown, with only 2 restuarants nearby.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The staff was very great at the hotel along with the amazing diner right across the street that made it really convenient for our family.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Old furniture, bad sockts, old worn out comforters and the toilet covers are worn out.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    It was close to the Wells Fargo center, where we were going for a concert. Also, very close to the airport. Had a great view from our room. Definitely a budget hotel, saved us a lot of money, but I wouldn't recommend one count on the continental breakfast being gourmet.

    Only complaint I have is the complimentary breakfast was less than filling or appetizing, but for the price of the hotel, I wouldn't expect much more. Everything else was good.

  • 6.2
    Good

    SHUTTLE from hotel to concert location.

    Toilet was not working properly and we had to switch rooms.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    If you are looking for a place to stay that is close to the Philadelphia Airport and/or Sports Complex, you can't beat the Skyview. It's within walking distance of the stadiums. We were staying overnight for a concert, and we took a shuttle from the hotel to the field, and were easily able to walk back after the show. Also, there are some great places to eat nearby. However, I wouldn't recommend this hotel if you plan to stay in the city for an extended period of time. One night was plenty for us.

    Our shower didn't work, which was a major inconvenience after spending the evening at a concert with 67,000 other people!

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Highlights
5
Guest ratingBased on  792 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
North Philadelphia (PNE)14.9 mi
Train
Philadelphia, PA Station3.0 mi
30th Street Station3.0 mi
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