€66.81 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 7 Sep 2014 Check-out 8 Sep 2014

Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

3 stars
237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5686
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
168 reviews
Great spot

Amazingly nice staff! Everything u need is right there. Awesome place I don't usually write reviews... See full review

  • Hotel bobby bell
  • 29 Aug 2014
Perfect location and lovely suite

We bumped up our reservation and it was totally worth it to nab a spot in the executive lounge... See full review

  • Dave and Jasmine
  • 6 Jul 2014
Symphony of Cultural District comfort with pool and fitness center
The Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia boasts a top location in the heart of the city's Cultural District on the Avenue of the Arts. Across from the Academy of Music, this 432-room high-rise is within walking distance of many of Philadelphia's attractions, including the Pennsylvania Convention Center, City Hall and the Liberty Bell. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a spa tub, a fitness center, a business center, high-speed Internet access (fees apply), and an on-site restaurant. All nonsmoking guestrooms include Doubletree's signature bedding.
Highlights:
  • Convenient Center City location in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district
  • Indoor pool, spa tub, racquetball court, rooftop track, and fitness center
  • Complimentary chocolate-chip cookies upon check-in
Rooms:

The 26-story Doubletree offers 432 nonsmoking guestrooms and suites tastefully decorated in neutral shades. All rooms feature The Sweet Dreams by Doubletree bed, which includes a plush-top mattress that is triple-sheeted with high-thread-count linens; a down comforter and jumbo pillows. Amenities include a Herman Miller ergonomic chair at an oversized desk with task lighting; two dual-line telephones with data port, speakerphone, and private voicemail; high-speed Internet access (fees apply); cable TV with HBO and pay movies; a PlayStation console (fees apply); coffeemaker; hair dryer; iron/ironing board and complimentary newspapers. Refrigerators are available upon request (fees apply).

Features

The Doubletree has two on-site dining options. Standing O is open for lunch and dinner and serves light fare and cocktails. The Academy Cafe is an informal restaurant that overlooks the Avenue of the Arts with a view of the Academy of Music. Dining options include a variety of buffet and a-la-carte selections for breakfast daily.   

 

24-hour fitness center features Fitness by Precor, which includes Cardio machines with personal TV screens and headphones.

Transportation:

                     

  • SEPTA Subway Walnut-Locust Station (Across the street)
  • Greyhound Bus Terminal (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Amtrak 30th Street Station (1.7 mi/2.7 km)
  • Philadelphia International Airport (9.1 mi/14.7 km
Attractions:
  • Academy of Music (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Historic District (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Professional Sports/Concert Venues (3 mi/4.9 km)

 

Business:
  • Audio/Visual equipment
  • Business Center
  • Multiple meeting rooms
  • Notary public
  • Secretarial service
  • Video conferencing
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Banquet facilities
  • Event Catering

Amenities

  • High speed internet
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business centre
Conference facilities
Internet
High speed internet
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

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Hotel Map

39.9481 -75.1645
Nearby airports
Philadelphia Intl Airport, (PHL), 9.00, MI, NW;

Nearby points of interest

  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.2 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.4 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.6 km
  • Masonic Temple: 0.6 km
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.8 km
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.9 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.1 km
  • Mutter Museum: 1.2 km
  • Libery Bell Center: 1.2 km
  • Independence Hall: 1.2 km
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.4 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 1.4 km
  • National Constitution Center: 1.4 km
  • Christ Church: 1.5 km
  • Independence National Historical Park: 1.5 km
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.2 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.4 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.6 km
  • Masonic Temple: 0.6 km
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.8 km
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.9 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.1 km
  • Mutter Museum: 1.2 km
  • Libery Bell Center: 1.2 km
  • Independence Hall: 1.2 km
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.4 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 1.4 km
  • National Constitution Center: 1.4 km
  • Christ Church: 1.5 km
  • Independence National Historical Park: 1.5 km
  • The Barnes Foundation: 1.5 km
  • Rodin Museum: 1.7 km
  • Arden Theatre Company: 1.8 km
  • Fireman's Hall: 1.9 km
  • The Palestra: 2.1 km
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 2.3 km
  • Penn Museum: 2.3 km
  • University of Pennsylvania: 2.4 km
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2.4 km
  • Liacouras Center: 3.6 km
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 3.9 km
  • Citizens Bank Park: 4.7 km
  • Please Touch Museum: 5.1 km
  • Veterans Stadium: 5.3 km
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 5.3 km
  • Wells Fargo Center: 5.3 km
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 7.3 km
  • Morris Arboretum: 16.8 km
  • Franklin Field: 3,954.3 km
  • Hagan Arena: 5,979.8 km

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (168)

Ratings and reviews for Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
168 out of 168
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hotel bobby bell
Philadelphia
29 Aug 2014

Great spot

Amazingly nice staff! Everything u need is right there. Awesome place I don't usually write reviews but this place exceeded my expectations

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
cookingmg
new Jersey
26 Aug 2014

Good hotel

Overall, this was a great experience. The hotel was clean and the room was nice. But, why only good, in the heading? High-speed Internet 9.95 a day, and 25.00 for parking. These are expected amenities in 2014. I feel like they are nickel and dimeing me. Its in a great location in the city center

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JS78
Brooklyn, NY
4 Aug 2014

Weekend to explore downtown

Great location in center City... ideal location for nightlife or to take in a show, and within a short walk to Reading terminal. Hotel was very clean and staff friendly room could have been a little bigger.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Jose Pistoles

Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ronlou
Rochester,NY
31 Jul 2014

Overnight in Philly.

We had a good experience at this hotel, the lobby and the bar looks out on Broad Street. I thought that was great. The room was nice but a little small with one window that looked out to a parking garage, PU! The batroom was kinda nice,clean but was in a little disrepair. The highlight of the room was the bed, sooo comfy. IT was the best nights sleep ive had in a while. I would stay there again ,but not at the price I paid.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Nick's Roast Beef on 2nd st. in old city is awesome,friendly bartender and good food. The plough and the stars in Old City is not to be missed! Great food and Happining place.

Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
tomc college orientation
pittsburgh pa
27 Jul 2014

Average two night stay

it was fine nothing special. Filled a need. I was looking for a decent priced room in Philadelphia and this fit the bill no complaints just nothing special

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CaliChill
Washington, DC
21 Jul 2014

Awesome spot

The hotel is within walking distance to South Street and plenty of other great locations. Complimentary cookies and friendly staff members really made the trip. The only reason I didn't give five stars was our room location: we were next to the elevator which was annoying to wake up to at night. Otherwise, the hotel was amazing, and I would absolutely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mister Tourist
Rochester, NY
21 Jul 2014

Great Experience

Overall, extremely satisfied. Location was outstanding...seemed to be in the middle of everything. Extremely convenient for visitors exploring the city. Comfortable rooms and cool little bistro in the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Check out Little Nonna's restaurant about 0.2 miles from hotel. Outstanding Italian food.

Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dave and Jasmine
Oakland, CA
6 Jul 2014

Perfect location and lovely suite

We bumped up our reservation and it was totally worth it to nab a spot in the executive lounge area. The staff was friendly, the free goodies in the lounge were great, and the location is pretty perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Take the train down to the historic area and walk back up Market to the hotel area. It's a fantastic walk and you get to see a ton if wonderful sights.

Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Baseball Loving Wife
East Tennessee
6 Jul 2014

Easy access in Philly

We came in on amtrak and utilized the septa for all our travels around town. The hotel is directly across the street from one of the stations and was a vision of comfort and welcome as we climbed the stairs out of the subway. The staff was amazing, very kind and helpful. They gave great recommendations for local food and local sites to take in. We arrived several hours before check-in for a baseball game and were able to leave our luggage in a secure area until after the game. Warm and welcoming staff, definitely a hotel we would recommend as well as stay in again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Steve's Prince of Steaks. A fantastic spot to try a Philly cheesesteak and enjoy a casual dining experience.

Review of Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lemaj
Downtown Philly
6 Jul 2014

Perfect trip

It doesn't get any better than the Doubletree especially on 4th of July. Staying at this hotel was magical and can't wait to visit Philly again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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