Society Hill Hotel - Philadelphia

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106  show map
 2 stars
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Society Hill Hotel - Philadelphia

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Air conditioning

Overview

The historical Society Hill Hotel is a 2-star hotel and offers a cocktail lounge and a rooftop terrace. Founded in 1832, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

This hotel is located in a historic area, 1.6 km from University of Pennsylvania, Liberty Bell Center and City Hall. Society Hill Hotel is also minutes away from National Constitution Center, Pennsylvania Convention Center and Independence Hall.

This hotel is ideally based near a national park.

Society Hill Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Philadelphia International airport.

Rooms

All 12 non-smoking rooms offer a dining area, a dressing area, a separate toilet, individual climate control and free Wi-Fi along with marble bathrooms. The property boasts views of Independence Park from its rooms. A stove, a washing machine and a dishwasher are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The bar's menu includes fruit salads and pastries as well as complimentary drinks.

Services

Guests will benefit from a cash machine and a lift along with ironing service and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 17 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • ATM/Cash machine

Services

  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    2.0 mi
  • Philadelphia, PA Station
    2.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    8.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Buddakan (cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Pacific Rim)
    300 ft
  • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Washington Square Park
    500 ft
  • Penn's Landing
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Rooms and availability

Society Hill Hotel Standard Double RoomSociety Hill Hotel Standard Double RoomSociety Hill Hotel Standard Double Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This room has a refrigerator, a cable TV and a private bathroom. Free WiFi access and air conditioning are provided.

Room facilities
    Society Hill Hotel Junior SuiteSociety Hill Hotel Junior SuiteSociety Hill Hotel Junior Suite
    Junior Suite
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This suite features a seating area, a cable TV, a refrigerator and a private bathroom. Free WiFi access and air conditioning are also provided.

    Room facilities
      Society Hill Hotel Superior Corner Junior SuiteSociety Hill Hotel Superior Corner Junior SuiteSociety Hill Hotel Superior Corner Junior Suite
      Superior Corner Junior Suite
      Size: 325 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
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      This spacious corner suite features a living room, a cable TV, and a refrigerator. Free WiFi access is provided.

      Room facilities
        Society Hill Hotel Spacious ResidenceSociety Hill Hotel Spacious ResidenceSociety Hill Hotel Spacious Residence
        Spacious Residence
        Size: 1400 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        This spacious loft apartment has a flat-screen TV, a full kitchen, a full bathroom and a half bathroom. Please note that the apartment is located in Old City, about 1.5 blocks from the hotel property. It is a street level residence and has a private entrance directly from the street. There may be some neighborhood noise, especially on the weekend.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Society Hill Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
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          Hotel Address:

          301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Philadelphia
            1.0 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • 30th Street Station
            2.0 mi
          • Philadelphia, PA Station
            2.0 mi
          • Bus stop
            8.3 mi
          Restaurants
          • Buddakan (cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Pacific Rim)
            300 ft
          • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Washington Square Park
            500 ft
          • Penn's Landing
            500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            12

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Betsy Ross House - 1000 ft
          • Lights of Liberty Inc - 1400 ft

          Historical sites

          • Carpenter's Historic Hall - 400 ft
          • Christ Church - 700 ft
          • Phila Society For Preservation - 1000 ft
          • Liberty Bell Center - 1000 ft
          • Old Original Bookbinders - 1000 ft
          • Women For Greater Philadelphia - 1000 ft
          • Phialadelphia Society-Prsrvtn - 1700 ft

          Museums

          • Theatre Alliance-Greater Phila - 400 ft
          • United American Indians - 400 ft
          • American Interfaith Institute - 400 ft
          • Franklin Court - 400 ft
          • Polish American Cultural Ctr - 400 ft
          • Athanaeum-Philadelphia - 1400 ft
          • National Museum of Amer Jewish - 1400 ft
          • Vox Populi - 1700 ft
          • Balch Institute For Ethnic - 1700 ft
          • Elfreths Alley Museum - 1700 ft
          • Kent Atwater Museum - 1700 ft
          • Fireman's Hall Museum - 1700 ft
          • Independence Seaport Museum - 1700 ft

          Parks

          • Rittenhouse Square - 400 ft

          Halls

          • Independence Hall - 400 ft
          • Federal Reserve Bank - 1400 ft

          Universities, Institutes

          • Saunders College - 700 ft
          • Saunders College Publications - 1400 ft
          • Cheyney University Phila Urban - 1700 ft
          • Center For Innovative Training - 1700 ft

          National Parks

          Local Attractions

          • City Hall - 5000 ft
            Penn Square, Philadelphia
          • Northern Liberties - 5100 ft
            Philadelphia, PA
          • Avenue of the Arts - 5100 ft
            Broad St., Philadelphia
          • Fabric Workshop and Museum - 5000 ft
            1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia
          • Masonic Temple - 5200 ft
            1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Chemical Heritage Foundation - 200 ft
            315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
          • National Liberty Museum - 300 ft
            321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
          • Washington Square Park - 500 ft
            Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia
          • Independence Hall - 1200 ft
            Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia
          • Carpenters' Hall - 300 ft
            320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
          • Penn's Landing - 500 ft
            On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia
          • Franklin Court - 600 ft
            314-322 Market St., Philadelphia

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Buddakan - 300 ft

            Address: 325 Chestnut St
            Phone: 215-574-9440

            82% likes this, based on 518 reviews
            Cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Pacific Rim, Eclectic

          • City Tavern - 800 ft

            Address: 138 S 2nd St
            Phone: 215-413-1443

            73% likes this, based on 815 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

          • The Irish Pol - 100 ft

            Address: 45 S 3rd St

            86% likes this, based on 26 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • Amada - 400 ft

            Address: 217-219 Chestnut St.
            Phone: 215 625 2450

            84% likes this, based on 477 reviews
            Cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish
            Price Range: USD 7 - USD 102

          • Monkey Bar - 100 ft

            Address: 301 Chestnut St
            Phone: (215) 923-3711

            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            12
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          Society Hill Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Society Hill Hotel

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Right in Downtown, close walking to alot of items.

            Did not like the parking situation.

          • Couple
            7.8

            The location of the hotel was perfect for the trip we made. When looking for a hotel, we read the reviews of previous guests, which hit the nail on the head. One review complained about the noise from the bar downstairs, but i found this more amusing than anything & it added to the atmosphere of the area. The hotel is located in the "Old City" which doesn´t really look so old. It´s walking distance to all the sites of B Franklin´s glory & The Liberty Bell. Would definately stay there again, as we only stayed in Philly for one night & regret not having a few beers in the bar downstairs.

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            The new comforter on the bed.

            I would never stay in this hotel again. It is on a noisy street, it is very small, run-down, shabby and where improvements have been attempted, they are badly done. The curtains fell down when we closed them, the bed is small and hard, the bathroom is so tiny even a small person can't turn. It gives a terrible impression on arrival with a shabby door, run- down street, dirty stairwell, no directions to the 'office' on the second floor. The office is a complete shamble with unfinished walls, wires everywere, dirty. Hallway was recently painted. No elevator so you have to carry bags up two flights of stairs. Door to the storage room was damaged, furniture piled in the alcove, and the rooms are above a raucous bar. Never again, despite the price!

          • Couple
            9.2

            The hotel has charm, far from the luxurious but anonymous chain hotels.

            The rooms are small, but it's somehow endearing.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            Good location, friendly and efficient staff

            Lack of parking, room size (understandable given the age of the building)

          • Older travelers
            2.8

            How short it was. 5 min

            That it turned out to be a halfway house. Tiles in the shower were brown and grimy. Paint wad chipping. No way of locking the door. Ac unit installed in window using duct tape. Hallway also functioning as a junkyard.

          • Single
            7.8

            The location is fantastic! Can walk just about everywhere - great historic neighborhood. Also it's significantly cheaper than just about everywhere else.

            It's a struggle to get your luggage up & down 4 flights of stairs! Also the hotel does not feel secure - the locks are old, there is no security at night. I ended up with a double room - the bed was great, but the fold out was horrible. I'm glad no one had to use it! It was uncomfortable to even sit on.

          • Single
            5.8

            Location, location, location--- If you are seeking a place to sleep and shower in a hotel that is quiet and secure at night and spend your days walking to visit the historic sites and theatre, this is a great deal! It is being refurbished, and I will plan a return stay.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            The location was great.

            very small rooms and the bar noise.

          • Couple
            7.0

            The location couldn't have been more perfect ! walking distance from pens landing and center city indepence visitor center. It was worth the price . vintage style hotel . next door to a convenient store . it was a great place to stay for only a couple nights . very close to south street walking distance .

            There were a few bad things some of the outlets didn't work , so a few lamps worked. No Internet connection available in my room . no place to store food/drinks no ice we had to ask the bar below for ice the lady who helped me couldn't have been nicer about it and improvised an ice box for us. It's not that bad though it was an experience . stairs are soo steep ! I did not see any elevators . but it's not as bad as it sounds I personally had a fun time staying in this classic hotel

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            location location location.

            very small rooms,one step inside door you fall onto the bed.reception on 2nd floor no lift.very old tired rooms and no wardrobe.

          • Single
            7.0

            location

            this is not a hotel for family, older folks or the novice. it's clean,very basic accommodation for the seasoned traveler who needs a central base from which to operate. if you're looking to be pampered, keep searching. if you want a great location for a great price--you found it.

          • Couple
            9.2

            Close proximity to tge fantastic transit system Philadelphia has. Mostly the subway.

            The price should have been more reasonable, given the size of the room. 85, should have been fine. Not 110.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            close to the history park and the river. After dinner, you can walk along the riverside, relax wholely. Many restraunt nearby. very convient for tourist.

          • Single
            4.6

            The Internet worked very well, and there was hot water. Nice furniture

            Tiny room with no outside light (window faced right on a high brick wall). No service at all (waste bin not emptied over 4 days, bed not made, towels not replaced). Dank smell. Overpriced for what it is. Location is not absolutely everything, and emptying the waste bin daily would have made all the difference.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Society Hill Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Philadelphia
            1.0 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • 30th Street Station
            2.0 mi
          • Philadelphia, PA Station
            2.0 mi
          • Bus stop
            8.3 mi
          Restaurants
          • Buddakan (cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Pacific Rim)
            300 ft
          • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Washington Square Park
            500 ft
          • Penn's Landing
            500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            12