Rated 5 out of 5 by GovernmentTraveler Great Conference Choice
This site was the one assigned for our conference, and I must say that it was excellent all the way around--great food, comfortable accommodations, helpful staff--it was all there. Right down the street from fascinating historical landmarks. Will stay there again.
June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by bridget17 Good location, pleasant atmoasphere and staff
Great location in historical section of Philadelphia. Staff is very accommodating and responsive. Concierge lounge is very well set up and organized. Front Desk very helpful and the bar personnel and bellman are also excellent.
June 22, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by countrygirl70 good view from room - that was it
The river side of the hotel offers wonderful views of the bridge and lights on the river at night , but the rooms themselves were average and in need of updating. It also could have been cleaner for the price we were paying. The windows had hand and even face prints on them! Carpets and especially the upholstered furniture were stained and old looking. There were also stains on one of the duvet covers on the bed. The brochures, menus and written material left out on the desk were misshapen and wrinkled from drinks being spilled on them and we didn't even want to touch them. There was no refrigerator in the room which was a negative for us. We also had a bad exchange with the valet service. I couldn't even ask a question before he told me he was "too busy for special requests" - and he didn't even know what I was going to ask him!! Front desk people were efficient but not friendly. Granted we were there at a very busy time - lots of weddings going on that weekend, but even so, it's their job to be extra helpful to all guests all the time.
There was a "green" option for the cleaning service, so we chose not to have our towels replaced or the room cleaned during our 2 day stay, as did many of the other guests (cards hanging on doorknobs) but the cleaning carts seemed to always be in the hallway all day long. It was very annoying to have to squeeze by the carts when we were all dressed up for the wedding and later going out.
I was shocked at the price we had to pay per night to keep our car in the hotel's own parking garage - with tax on top of it to boot. Over all it was not one of our better hotel experiences.
June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gavette Great Location
I love the location of this hotel. Everything is within walking distance.
July 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cornell79 Great location, excellent hotel
The staff is great and it was easy to be there with my dog - it's a very dog-friendly place. It is also perfectly located for easy access to sights and transit. In-house restaurant is excellent with a terrific wine cellar.
July 2, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by janner14 Disappointment
Below average rooms - overpriced - platinum status put in an adjoining room where the noise was awful both during the night and day. When I went to change rooms, they would not move my stuff for me despite the fact I had a short amount of time at the hotel to move. Once we sorted that out (Despite a few mishaps) - they lost my suit pants which ended up in Lost and Found. Was deeply disappointed with the level of this hotel.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by papyfamily Great Stay in the City of Brotherly Love
Beautiful Lobby, fantastic staff, very nice room with as great a view as we could have hoped. Noisy air conditioner every time it kicked in it banged and woke me. Also had a little problem with wild kids at the pool - but that was their parents fault. Wish someone was there to keep the peace.Otherwise fantastic hotel in a beautiful area of the city.
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by pmk2014 one night
staff friendly.. room small for two and heard some construction noise good location for sightseeing
July 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by GiannaJax Perfect Location
I really enjoyed my stay here. The room was comfortable, clean and quiet. The location is great....easy walk to Old City without all the noise. One issue, however, in this day and age, why can't hotels provide free internet? makes no sense to me.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Margo50 Best bed ever
I slept like never before in this lovely hotel near all the historic sites in Philly. Nice folks on staff, from the room service guy who took and delivered my order to the guy who came in a minute to fix my tv. Would definitely recommend.
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dee15 Hotel was friendly
Everyone was friendly and accommodating.
Room , hallways, elevators and lobby were clean. Nice place to stay.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AFP1 This hotel in a good location
Quality rooms and staff. Hotel within walking distance of many of the historical landmarks as well as great restaurants.
June 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by McMaddie Loved my stay!
This was my fourth stay at the Sheraton Society Hill and it never disappoints! This visit was for a work conference and the food, staff, and accommodations were fantastic! I have also chosen this hotel for a romantic night away (I actually stayed there my engagement night) and for nights "out on the town." Great experiences overall!
June 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pedroboy Excellent hotel
We loved our recent stay at this hotel. The location in old historic Philadelphia was fabulous, nestled in the trees and surprisingly quiet. Very comfortable room. Front desk staff were extremely helpful. Also enjoyed having quick access to the waterfront at Penn's Landing, and a stop close by for the "hop on and off bus". Lots of good restaurants nearby as well.
Would definitely stay there again.
June 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fred136 Business Travel
Attended a training seminar that was quite extensive and we spent a lot of time at the hotel. The staff was very helpful, especially the front desk and bellmen. Proximity to Penn's Landing and dining was great.
June 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ladydochi Great location
I love the location of this hotel. There are great restaurants and historical sites in close walking distance. Penn's Landing is great for jogging, strolling and entertainment. There are two movie theaters within 1-2 blocks that show independent movies that are not your usual movie fare. Around the corner is a terrific Belgian Tavern. Rooms have been upgraded, but still lack a small refrigerator, which would be a nice touch. View not great, but I spent so little time in room that I didn't care.
June 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SDLFrank Great hotel choice...
This hotel is optimal for a business stay and for holding meetings, events, etc. I would highly recommend to anyone planning an event in the Philadelphia area. The bed was awesome!
May 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Traveler232323 Good Hotel - Bad breakfast
Breakfast entre - English Muffin, Ham, and Cheddar was pricey and awful
May 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by buddy155 Great hotel...nice location
The hotel fulfilled all expectations. Every member of the staff I dealt with was attentive and efficient in seeing to the requests I made; the room was well cleaned upon arrival, particularly for a “pet friendly” hotel; and the beds were comfortable. Also the Taste Bar/Restaurant had delicious food and a friendly, accommodating staff.
June 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by h972241 very great
i would recommend this hotel at my business friends! very best staff and great availibility.
June 7, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Pauline43 Room AC unit loud
Like most Sheraton rooms the heating and AC units are loud and disturb sleep.
Our meeting ballroom was too hot and there was a huge cockroach on the wall the interrupted the presentations.
June 5, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by dmk3975 Needs some work
We have been stay over the years and this time was the least satisfactory. My wife has an extensive write up on trip adviser- you can read it there.
June 3, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Villanova Great hotel, just don't park there
I attended a formal dinner on April 26. The dinner was fine, the very seasoned wait staff was just fine. Everything was great UNTIL I tried to get my car back. There was a 45 minute wait but mine was an hour wait because they messed up the tags.
The Sheraton used to have self parking which worked well. Somebody decided they would be all valet which just ruins an otherwise nice experience.
Unless they bring back self parking, I will strongly recommend that we hold no more affairs there.
So, Sheraton, you decide. Would you rather assume the risk of self parking or watch your event revenue decline because of the horrendous end of the evening valet experience.
May 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Will42 Shock and awe!
Everything about the hotel was wonderful in terms of my two-day stay. However, since it is in an area where parking could be at a premium, the hotel has valet parking for both guests and visitors. While I understand charging visitors, I am appalled, shocked, and angry that as a guest, you are charged an additional $32 per day to valet your car. Even more serious is the fact that nothing specifies this particularly high fee when you make a reservation. Of course they don't, why would they be forthcoming about an extra fee like this? A shame on an otherwise very nice experience, and this from an SPG Gold status (current) member!
December 5, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by coolbreeze762 Comfortable stay but food/beverage was pricey
Many hotels offer free breakfast but your hotel had just the opposite, a very expensive breakfast. $5 for a cup of coffee is a bit extreme.
The $5 green vouchers helped but your customers shouldn't have to make a sacrifice in order to get a good meal and a fair price.
On a positive note, my room was very comfortable and clean. The LAN was pretty fast for a hotel LAN with so many people sharing.
I also liked the close proximity to many of the historic sites in Philadelphia.
I did catch a cold while I was there. I can't be certain if it was from the room or not but I recommend your cleaning crew disinfect the surfaces and the glasses between stays.
April 28, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by JIMMY21 only problem
the only problem with this SPG property is the noise from adjoining rooms....something needs to be done with the rooms that have adjoining doors..I felt like I was in the room itself since you could hear even normal talking and TV from the next room let alone the drunks that come home to the room late at night and carryon..TOO NOISY FOR ME TO RISK STAYING THERE AGAIN
April 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Parker2 Superlative valet parking employee
My daughter and I stayed at the Sheraton on Wednesday, November 27. My daughter has Down's syndrome and OCD/hoarding. The latter means she brings a huge quantity of her possessions wherever she goes, and she becomes very anxious about managing and accessing them during visits. Gunther instantly understood the situation and immediately eased all her concerns, recognizing that what most people would consider help would make her extremely uneasy. As we went through the ins and outs of the next day Gunther continued to make our stay far easier than my pre-trip worry could ever have imagined. I hope the hotel is aware of his unusual insight, skill and kindness.. Janet Bennett
December 1, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Allan54 Disappointing
Great location but....The room, although labeled as an upgrade, was smaller than most European rooms--made it exceptionally crowded for the three folks we had there--one of which was a child. Recommend making this a "King" room. The sound from the adjacent guest room was clearly (and annoyingly) loud--even though they didn't seem to be unusually loud themselves--just the room wasn't insulated very well. The club room was the least maintained of any I've experienced in a while--that may be due to some guest families spending a great deal of time there. I stayed there on "points" but in general I wouldn't recommend the experience to anyone else--especially for business trips.
April 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Frequent99 Much Improved Hotel
I have stayed atleast 6 times since my horrid experience I shared with you. I have seen a steady improvement in service and the quality of service. The lobby area is now excellent - like a SPR Hotel should be! Thanks for the comfort you provided this week whan I was there.
June 7, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 Perfect Historical Location Location Location
The hotel is under construction so be prepared.
Very pleasant staff except my wife wasn't a big fan of the concierge. Additionally, she had issues witth the AT&T WiFi connection throughout the weekend. The helpdesk was extremely helpful, but needed them way too many times.
Once the construction is complete I truly believe this will be a wonderful hotel. The location to everything "Founding Father" is awesome. The Club Lounge is one of the better lounges in the Starwood brand. Prices are reasonable considering its a 4 Star Hotel in a major city. The indoor pool perhaps is the best feature in the hotel!
March 10, 2012