Rated 5 out of 5 by deerisle great location and great facility
I stayed at this property for a weekend conference in May 2014. I didn't have much time to explore the historic area of Philadelphia until after the conference, but I very much enjoyed an afternoon walking around the historic areas. I definitely plan to come back with my family some time so the kids can see the sites.
The staff was very friendly and banquet food was good to very good. The weekend seemed to be "prom season," but the hotel was very quite in spite of that activity. The club lounge had nice snacks in the evening, and the breakfast had continental items and some hot food (eggs, bacon, etc.).
The SPG responsiveness was very nice, and the staff offered an upgrade to a jr. suite. I checked in around noon and preferred to take that room that was available, but it was nice to know that they would make something else available for a future trip.
In summary, I had a lovely visit, and it was productive venue for a conference or for business. I'll definitely be back again, and I'll probably bring my kids some time.
May 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Normal great place to stay
The hotel was perfect for our needs. One day, the daily room service was done a little too late in the day and when they did do it, it was not the complete job, but was satisfactory.
The concierge was a little difficult to contact. He was very nice and helpful, but not always at his desk during working hours.
July 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by marineboy07 Very comfortable, great staff
Internet connectivity in the rooms was terrible. Taste restaurant was mediocre at best, but expensive. Conference facilities were good, but noisy between rooms. Staff were all very helpful. Rooms very comfortable. Green environment program/$5 day voucher good, but not usable anywhere useful in hotel.
February 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MikeU Very nice & convenient location
I called before booking and spoke with Carolyn, the Director of Rooms. I asked some questions relating to some of the comments I had read about the hotel and she answered everything in a very friendly way. She was able to book me 2 rooms on the club level. When we arrived, I received immediate recognition as a Gold level member. The rooms on the club level were great, roomy and clean. Some have commented about noise from other rooms or hallways. We didn't have any issues but we did request rooms on the "outside", not facing the atrium, so that may have helped. I did notice the AC clicking off and on during the night but I tend to be a light sleeper and I seem to notice this in almost any hotel I stay in.The lounge was nice and well stocked with beverages. I found all of the staff I interacted with to be friendly and helpful..
The location of this hotel is excellent if you are interested in the Historical District. It's an easy (and safe) walk. Many restaurants are also in walking distance with some (City Tavern) practically across the street. The valet service was fast and convenient (but it does cost $42 with tax). We found out late after we had arrived that my son would also be needing a room and the hotel was able to get him a room on club level also. I would definitely stay here again.
July 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BusFamilyTraveler Very pleased
We were very pleased with our stay. ALL of the staff was very friendly and pleasant from front desk to room attendants. My kids loved the indoor pool with skylights.
We did not eat at the restaurant in the hotel, so I did not rate this area.
We would definitely stay here again.
April 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CPCU Awesome Hotel
The best hotel in Philly. Extremely comfortable beds and linens. Great gym with clean brand-new life fitness equipment. Can't beat the location. And staff is wonderful. Received great service from Ali at the front desk – a true professional..
I have stay here several times and it's never disappointed.
January 29, 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 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 Gavette Great Location
I love the location of this hotel. Everything is within walking distance.
July 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Susan44 Great spot, okay staff
Staff was not accommodating but the hotel was wonderful.
July 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by CBIMeeting feedback from Feb 2013
The property was lovely and staff were pleasant at all times. My issues were with access for room service on both days. I experienced a very long wait before the phone was answered for food orders. I was also disappointed at finding a dirty sock by my window curtain and used napkin under the desk.
February 14, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by 592407744 Bad stay
My check in experience was not good. They did not review my profile, placed me in an accessible rm when the hotel was not full and did not offer the Platnum offers.
Jordon the manager on duty was very responsive after I reported late room service with cold food.
April 25, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by JoJo2013 Poor service at this site
Upon arrival, no SPG rooms available. My room was dusty, the carpet was dirty and the toilet was dirty. I had no room service menu in my room and it was a 45 minute chore to get a menu in the am. Service was so bad, I did not have the opportunity to order breakfast. I would not stay here again
September 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sean01000100 Great location and facilities
Our stay here exceeded our expectations.
I lived in the Philadelphia area 20 years ago and worked in downtown Philadelphia during that time so I had some context of where we wanted to stay.
My family was looking for a place to stay close to Philadelphia's historical attractions that was family friendly and had a pool. A place with and included continental breakfast would be a plus. After a thorough search through several sites we found this location would perfect for our needs and it was perfect.
The facility is perfectly located in the the historic area and a vibrant day and nightlife. We had places we wanted to go and had left enough room in our schedule to discover. Located in the historic area and a block from Penns Landing was ideal for walking and exploring.
From our arrival and check-in we had a great experience. Staff was welcoming and very helpful.
Our room was nicely appointed and clean.
The facilities were excellent well maintained.
The Club room was clean and always open with soft drinks and snacks available all day. It also had a top end espresso machine which was on for breakfast hours.
We started each day with the continental breakfast which had a fantastic host who kept the food refreshed and the area clean.
We used the pool each day. The pool area was continuously maintained throughout the day.
For the most part, we kept our car parked. Each time our car was needed the valet was fast to retrieve our car.
July 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MaryLM Extended Stay
The hotel was excellent for an extended stay. My stay was 10 days. The staff was attentive; the facility clean; amentities promoted with available at all times; and, the location perfect. I was able to park my car and walk everywhere I needed to go. I highly recommend this facility.
February 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Champlad The room was beautiful.
Unfortunately due to a death in my family I only got to enjoy the accomodations for one evening but it was very beautiful, clean and was decorated very stylishly. I can't wait to have the opportunity to visit your wonderful city and your beautiful hotel in the near future. Thanks much. Don
August 1, 2013
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 4 out of 5 by FCity1 Enjoyed my stay
The room was comfortable and clean.
The only downside was the absence of refrigeration. I have a medical condition that requires me to keep some meds in a cool, but not freezing, place. It would have been more comforting not to use ice.
I expect to return to other Starwood facilities.
November 10, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by JimandStan This Hotel is the BEST!
We've been staying at the Society Holl for a number of years and always found it solid, comfortable and ver well located for our needs.
In 2012, however, this property has made a GIGANTIC STEP UP!
The rooms are really elegant now, and still as spacious and comfortable as ever. BRAVO
July 18, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Airnorton Just what I'd expect with SPG!
We went to Phily for an Eagles game and stayed at the Sheraton Society Hill. It was just blocks from the subway, so it was easy to get to and from the game. The following day, we were able to see many sites in Phily before returning to the hotel to retrieve our car and go on our way.
December 15, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Rah2512 Excellent Experience
Our stay at the Sheraton Society Hill was far beyond my expectations. It was wonderful. The staff was very courteous and the room comfortable. The large pool was a big hit with my grandson and his cousin. The guest club was an awesome feature. It worked out so well for my family.
August 11, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by SMcIver Ouch on prices
The Society Hill Sheraton was a lovely hotel, however the prices on everything were excessively expensive. The food prices were especially outrageous. A simple sandwich was $15, a bowl of oatmeal more than $10. Think I would find another hotel that was nice, but not so pricey.
June 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by cactus1956 Grea place to stay in the heart of Philly !
The Property is beautiful the and the amenities are stupendous and the location is Perfect. The Staff is incredible and the Proximity to Historic areas can't be beat. Yet it seems to be in it's private and safe liitle area.
You could not do better !
Oh and a GREAT POOL TOO!
August 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lisa50 Excellent hotel
The overall hotel was great, but there was some miss communication, about the conference pick up area. Recommendation, please provide some kinds of discount for those who are staying at your hotel for breakfast. Promote the GREEN EFFORT more, love that part of your hotel
November 25, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by OutsidePhilly Not so great
The hotel was kind of loud. Also, the whirlpool wasn't working and hadn't been working for a while. Not many hotels in the area have a whirlpool and we chose the hotel for this reason. The breakfast buffet was truly awful. The hot food was cold and it was very expensive.
July 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 Wonderful stay!
What a lovely hotel and friendly staff. The pool was great, the facility very clean and nicely decorated. The location is the best in Philly!! Wonderful neighborhood-close to the water and historical parks. All-in-all, won't be staying anywhere else when next in town!!!
August 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gio19 Nice Time at the Sheraton Society Hill
We spent a weekend at the Sheraton Society Hill attending a conference. The accommodations were good. Location near historical sites is a real plus. Places are very accessible and there is excellent dining nearby. Staff was considerate and efficient.
March 31, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by KC45 Very upsetting stay
Very upsetting stay. Stayed 2 nights and we were awakened by people fighting, doors slamming and loud music. Left our event early due to our 14 year old crying saying people were banging on doors and were yelling.
May 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Moi1111 Excellent rooms, location
Front desk person Mathew went an extra mile to help me . Very correct, attentive.
Concierge not available for 1 hour. My car was parked on the rain and valet did not bring my car to the door, he just told me to go. If I paid 35 dollars per night, I expect full service.
August 13, 2012