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The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

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8.4
Excellent
798 reviews
+1 215-925-0000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Pool
Fitness Center
The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park is located in the center of Old City and Society Hill in Philadelphia, Pa. The property is three doors from Buddakan, one block from the Liberty Bell and Washington Square Park. National Constitution Center is three blocks away. Other notable destinations of downtown Philadelphia include The Gallery at Market East and the Shops at Liberty Place. Philadelphia International Airport is 10 miles away. The hotel lobby embraces warmth with rose-hued marble floors lit by chandeliers. The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park offers services that include valet, concierge and bellhop. Though typically catering to business and conference travelers during the week, the hotel becomes a welcoming accommodation for touring families on weekends. The Sensational Kids program caters to the hotel's youngest guests, with a backpack filled with fun items designed just for them at check-in. Kids also receive milk and cookies delivered to their guestroom on the first night and can request to borrow a rolling backpack full of toys, books, and games. Their adult counterparts may also receive local emergency numbers, a nightlight, and outlet covers. Onsite dining includes the Azalea Restaurant, offering a view of the park from a whimsically casual dining room with floral designs. Specialties include crab-and-shrimp cake, and the restaurant hosts a popular Sunday brunch. The hotel's lounge and parlor offers light fare and cocktails. Recreational options include a complimentary fitness facility, a spa tub a sauna, and an indoor pool. Lux Spa houses four massage treatment rooms. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Valet parking is available on site for a fee and self parking is available in a garage located behind the hotel for a fee. Parking height restrictions apply. Light floral designs and verdant potted plants augment the décor in the Omni's 150 spacious guestrooms. Furnishings are traditional European reproductions with cherry-wood finishes. Minibars are fully stocked. Corner suites offer sofa beds, Parker chairs, and views of the river or Independence Hall. Most king rooms feature sitting areas with sofa bed, some rooms with views of Independence Park. Marble baths provide terrycloth robes. Accessible rooms are available.
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Olde City
401 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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User Highlights
8.4
Excellent
Location
"Wonderfully located" "Awesome neighborhood"
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 53%.
Service
"Desk guy apologized" "Accommodating reservation"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
63% said the reception staff was ok.
Vibe
"Modern decor" "Beautiful design inside"
71% thought, the hotel was modern.
For 57%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Room
"Fabulous views" "Nicely appointed rooms"
89% thought rooms were spacious.
For only 69%, the bathroom was ok.
WiFi
"Lot of USB"
56% thought the wifi quality was ok.
Food
"Luke warm bacon" "Offered fresh lemon/lime"
Breakfast
"Stiff French toast" "No morning coffee"
Value
"Non existent bill" "Free beer"
Amenities
"Not cycling" "No lobby"
50% thought the building was acceptable.
For 57%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Pool
"No pool" "Pool didn't work"

Good to know...

Entrance area is not particularly attractive
Wonderful sightseeing
Modern Hotel
Rooms need regular maintenance
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
150
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible