Rated 2 out of 5 by John2255 Good location and staff but...
The room was less than I am used to at Starwood Hotels. The door to my room required slamming it to close, sometimes more than once. The air conditioner banged each time it started, There were stains on the bathroom wall and the paint on the bathroom ceiling was bubbling.
July 23, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by DuluthJacket Lost my jacket
Left my jacket at the lobby lounge. Bartender said he turned it in to the front desk, but no one could find it over the final two days of my stay. My fault for leaving it on the back of the chair, but disappointing that it was picked up and then lost by the staff.
September 23, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Visitor19 Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
I was very disappointed with the condition of this hotel. The carpet in the room was very stained and the bathroom just looked worn. The shower head would not put out a full flow as half the water still poured out of the tub spicket. I would not stay in this hotel again.
February 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by kuclaxton Good Meeting Location
I came to Sheraton for a 2 day Accounting Program & was very pleased with the hotel staff, the hotel room, & the meeting rooms. I would recommend Sheraton to any businesses looking for a location that can hold large group meetings/workshops/programs.
October 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Annabell7 Key location for fireworks
SPG club level service for evenings should at minimum run from Mon-Fri. It' s not offered during holidays or Friday's. This should be advertised somewhere otherwise it's deception. The concierge staff, room cleanliness and the view at this property were spectacular.
July 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by medstudent Needs Updated
My hotel room left much to be desired. The carpet was bubbling up in the middle of the room, and it is obviously an old hotel needing rennovations. The exercise room was very nice, and the food provided in the bar and for room service was good.
November 8, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by ksk17 In need of a total make-over and a good cleaning
This hotel is old and tired. The entire hotel needs a make-over. The public spaces are not being kept clean. The same litter was in the hallways all three days of our stay.
The noise levels both from within and out make it a very undesirable place to get any rest.
April 29, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 Kiddie City
During my stay apparently there was a teenage mutiny at the hotel. 20+ minutes average wait for elevators, Teens running around the hotel unsupervised all hours of the day and night playing knock knock and running. I had to call to the front desk multiple times.
January 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by CFM56 cab assistance
The cab driver that the Sheraton staff assisted me with was nice but once we got to the airport she had no way to take a credit card, had no receipt to provide which was a problem. Hotel staff should only use qualified legitimate transport services.
October 6, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Titi The location is great but...
Average experience due to the fact that they have a big problem with elevator (20 minutes waiting time!).
Just not enough elevator for the amount of room.
Ben, restaurant gm, is an outstanding hospitality team member....make sure to meet him during your stay.
April 2, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by JNC10019 Hotel is just Ok Elevators are terrible!
I have never been in a facility where the elevators were this atrocious. Each trip was an adventure in futility and frustration. It was so bad we stayed away from the room or the bar and restaurants in fear of having to use the elevators. Sad SPG Experience!
April 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by petesdaone Army-Navy 2013
Front Staff was AWESOME. Three rooms to juggle for my family and it was flawless.
Club floor was good as usual and always ask for the museum side of the hotel. Easy access to local Transportation
December 16, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Sue78 Could have been better
Was charged for a cot that we didn't need. Had the wrong room when we arrived but they did handle the change quickly. The new room had a window that was cracked from top to bottom - a bit dangerous and not at all attractive! Never enough towels available.
July 15, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by BowlinBando Sleep interrupted by unfriendly staff
I checked into this hotel very late in the evening due to plane delays. The staff was welcoming, even at such a late hour, and I went up to my room for a few hours of sleep. The next morning, at 8:30 am, there is a loud knocking on the door. Since I was tired, I tried to ignore it and go back to sleep. A few minutes later, there is another demanding knock on the door. When I open the door, it is the cleaning person, asking when I will check out. Now, 8:30 is in no way close to the checkout time, and I was not delaying her job by trying to get my rest. So my response is that I don't know when I will be checking out. She then demands an estimate of when I think I will be checking out. After a late night this was the last thing I wanted to deal with at 8:30 in the morning. After that encounter I begin to get ready for the day, since I was alerady awake. After about 20 minutes out of bed, I see a huge bug crawling where I had just slept. Not my idea of a friendly or clean hotel, and I will not be visiting any time in the near future.
August 13, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jackandjill27 This hotel has a good location and nice features
This hotel is convenient to museums and parkway with good bed and expected hotel features. The street level appearance is not nice from the city side where people approach walking from center city because they expect all customers to arrive from driveway.
September 29, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by junior Would Not recommend this hotel
Light bulbs out in bathroom - not replaced, flickering bulb in bathroom not fixed, phone not functioning in room; no information in room regarding hotel, roomservice, etc, peeling wall paper in bathroom; lobby not inviting; asked for 2 keys - received 1
February 28, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by RALAF Very Good Service
The view from the club level is breathtaking. All the staff was exceptional. The day we were to leave the battery in our rental car was dead. We were headed to the airport to catch a flight. Someone from the hotel came to assist us within minutes.
May 30, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Jasmine810 Not impressed
I stayed 5days with my family. The desk-staffs were not friendly, terrible elevators and noise leves of hallway (21F), peeling wall paper in bath, stained chair, was not impressed... oh, good customer service; asked to change dirty coffee machine.
May 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by ADB1112 So, so
The lobby and most of the rooms lived up to the Sheraton standard but my guestroom was not all that great. There were a number of stains in the carpet and the shower head was not securely attached to the wall. Room 534 definitely needs some TLC!
November 30, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Bree Horrible
My stay was not satisfactory. Blood was on our sheets (TWICE) even after guest services was called and changed our sheets. The breakfast was too expensive and very nasty. The pancakes were rubbery and the meal horrid. I'd never come here again!
April 16, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by KimmieM Great location, friendly staff
We stayed here for a wedding at the Franklin Institute. The hotel is in a great location, we had a beautiful view. The room was clean. The staff was friendly. No complaints here - I will stay here again my next time in Philly.
October 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MrsRay5410 Great customer service
Check in was speedy and efficient, the staff was friendly. I was a little disappointed when I drove up there was no staff to greet and direct me to the parking garage. I'm not certain when next I'll visit but I hope that doesn't happen again.
April 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anne47 Within easy walking distance of many Philadelphia attractions!
The staff was very friendly and helpful, the hotel was located within easy walking distance of many of Philadelphia's local attractions, and our room could not have been more comfortable! We will definitely stay here again!
October 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lefty3 This hotel is in a great location
I thoroughly enjoyed my 5-day stay at the hotel. The staff were exrtremely nice and welcoming. I haven't had as good an experience in a hotel for some time. The hotel is very conveniently located for walking the downtown Philadelphia area.
April 23, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by shweta room amenities and room service was below standard
Room amenities were really poor and the food that we ordered for dinner was cold and tasteless. With just one night in the city we were too exhausted to eat out. Had a poor experience at the pool too, way too small and no staff available.
March 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MrTee Keeps Improving
Each time I stay at this property the level of excellence in all aspects keeps rising. Great staff, wonderful rooms, excellent service and food, outstanding location and the best views in town. Can't wait for my next trip to Philadelphia.
December 16, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by MeOne Moderate at Best
Room had the smell of old stale smoke.
Room key needed exchange several times in one evening in order to function and still then security had to open door as lock/keys were malfunctioning.
Mary at the Concierge desk was great.
October 3, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Liz73 Disappointed
I have stayed at this hotel previously and it was great. This time I was very disappointed.
The water in my room was not replenished. The TV did not work and the staff never refilled the coffee packets. Very disappointed in this hotel.
September 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by AllStarMom Wonderful Experience
The accommodations were great. It was Thanksgiving Day and the staff was amazing, despite them having to work. Thanks to all for missing hours with your family in order to make my stay great.
November 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5��by noguns pleasant stay
This time I got a room at the club level. And so at least 2 of the 6 elevators were out of service I never had to wait long for one. At one occasion my room wasn't cleaned and it only took me two attempts to get this resolved.
September 10, 2013