€80.08 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 20 Apr 2014 Check-out 22 Apr 2014

Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

3 stars
1301 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
88 reviews
great hotel

Great hotel, especially for the price! Only a few blocks from restaurants, bars, shopping, and... See full review

  • Rachel R
  • 10 Dec 2013
This staff works hard

Since the hotel is on the "fringe" area, I feel the hotel team there do the little extras to make... See full review

  • jbgreen2
  • 28 Feb 2014
Budget hotel steps from Convention Center with pool and free breakfast

Offering guests convenience at an affordable price, the Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center is located just one block from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and less than a mile from the Historic District of Philadelphia. The hotel, a AAA Three Diamond winner, offers a free hot-breakfast buffet, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a fitness center with indoor pool and whirlpool. Also on-site is a 24-hour business center and coin-operated laundry facility. Guest rooms feature pillow-top mattresses with plush comforters and a choice of pillows.

Highlights
  • Complimentary continental breakfast with hot offerings such as eggs, French toast and sausage and unlimited coffee
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access
  • 24-hour fitness center and indoor pool and whirlpool
  • One block from the convention center
Rooms

The nine-story Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center hotel provides 250 smoking and nonsmoking guest rooms and suites. All rooms have a choice of one king or two double beds and are decorated in neutral colors with splashes of red and dark-wood furnishings. Standard amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet access, work desks with rolling chairs, televisions with premium channels and coffee-makers. Bedding includes pillow-top mattresses with plush comforters and a choice of pillows. Request a higher floor for better city views.

Features

The hotel features a complimentary breakfast to-go bag, available Monday through Friday, for guests who don't have time to stop by the free buffet breakfast.

 

The nine-story Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center hotel has been awarded a Three Diamond rating by AAA.

Transportation
  • SEPTA Subway Race-Vine Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Greyhound Bus Terminal (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Amtrak 30th Street Station (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Philadelphia International Airport (10 mi/16 km)
Attractions
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (across the street)
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Historic District (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Rittenhouse Square (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (1.7 mi/2.7 km)
  • Professional Sports/Concert Venues (5 mi/8 km)
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • Multiple meeting rooms
  • Audio/Visual equipment
  • Video conferencing
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Laundry/valet service

Amenities

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

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Hotel Map

39.956 -75.1607
Nearby airports
Philadelphia Intl Airport, (PHL), 10.00, MI, NE; Baltimore/Washington Intl Airport, (BWI), 108.00, MI, S;

Nearby points of interest

  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.2 km
  • Masonic Temple: 0.3 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.7 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.9 km
  • National Constitution Center: 1 km
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.1 km
  • The Barnes Foundation: 1.1 km
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 1.1 km
  • Libery Bell Center: 1.1 km
  • Christ Church: 1.2 km
  • Independence Hall: 1.2 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 1.2 km
  • Rodin Museum: 1.3 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.4 km
  • Mutter Museum: 1.4 km
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.2 km
  • Masonic Temple: 0.3 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.7 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.9 km
  • National Constitution Center: 1 km
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.1 km
  • The Barnes Foundation: 1.1 km
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 1.1 km
  • Libery Bell Center: 1.1 km
  • Christ Church: 1.2 km
  • Independence Hall: 1.2 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 1.2 km
  • Rodin Museum: 1.3 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.4 km
  • Mutter Museum: 1.4 km
  • Fireman's Hall: 1.6 km
  • Arden Theatre Company: 1.6 km
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.6 km
  • Independence National Historical Park: 1.6 km
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 1.6 km
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2 km
  • The Palestra: 2.5 km
  • Liacouras Center: 2.7 km
  • University of Pennsylvania: 2.7 km
  • Penn Museum: 2.7 km
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 3.6 km
  • Please Touch Museum: 4.9 km
  • Citizens Bank Park: 5.6 km
  • Veterans Stadium: 6.2 km
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 6.2 km
  • Wells Fargo Center: 6.2 km
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 6.6 km
  • Morris Arboretum: 16 km
  • Franklin Field: 3,954.4 km
  • Hagan Arena: 5,979 km

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
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 (88)

Ratings and reviews for Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Overall score

3.8 / 5
88 out of 88
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.8

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
jbgreen2
Business
Bend, Oregon
28 Feb 2014

This staff works hard

Since the hotel is on the "fringe" area, I feel the hotel team there do the little extras to make it better. With the bar specials and breakfast they really try to make it comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Holiday purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Walk down to Chinatown- right down Race Street.

Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

5
Rachel R
Chicago
10 Dec 2013

great hotel

Great hotel, especially for the price! Only a few blocks from restaurants, bars, shopping, and several public transportation options. The hotel was nice and clean and the staff was friendly - they even let us check-in 3 hours early! Will definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

3
JoAnna S.
Troy, NY
16 Oct 2013

Nice hotel.

My husband and I recently traveled to this hotel. The rates are great for quick travelling. Breakfast was good. The location is convenient if you need to get to the Convention center. Parking was a bit difficult, but overall is was a nice hotel and served its' purpose.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
3
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Go to the Triumph Brewing Company! The German Soft Pretzels are so yummy - and the location is so nice.

Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
DreFrance
Montreal, Canada
14 Oct 2013

Close to everything and every place. Still very friendly and quiet.

The staff is very welcoming and it was quiet. Not much traffic at night. I really liked that. You can walk easily to the touristic areas.

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

Independance hall, South street, you can walk to those places.

Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
Visiting From NYC
New York, NY
4 Sep 2013

great location, good breakfast

Loved the location, the hospitality, and the complimentary breakfast. That breakfast will be a key consideration next time I book in Philly. The second-floor (mezzanine?) lounge area was very comfortable for doing work when I wanted to get out of the room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
BellaNoir36
New Haven,CT
26 Aug 2013

Will stay again

My mother and I enjoyed our stay. The staff attentative and helpful, breakfast was a full breakfast, rooms very clean(i checked the sheets,mattress and surfaces) and beds soo comfortable.

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

about 2 blocks from hotel is Reading Terminal market.

Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
kathleenthetraveler
Jersey City, New Jersey
12 Jul 2013

Great Hotel

I loved this hotel! I previously stayed in a different hotel during my last stay in Philly and was very disappointed. This hotel had a friendly staff, 24 hour coffee bar, comfy beds, a nice swimming pool and was a close walk to Market Street and Convention Hall. Not only that, it was a fantastic deal compared to other hotels in the area. I think I may have found my new place to stay in central Philly!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

DO NOT TAKE THE HOP ON HOP OFF BUS UNLESS YOU DONT VALUE YOUR MONEY! IT IS WAY TOO EXPENSIVE

Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
Visiting Our Daughter
Northern Virginia
23 Apr 2013

Convenient and Comfortable

We enjoyed our stay very much. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Great location and easy to find. Wish parking was included - that added another $25 to the cost.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

5
athome47
Chester County, PA, USA
24 Apr 2012

Great location very nice staff

I booked this for the Girl Scout event in Philadelphia at the Convention Center. Couldn't get any closer-right across the street. Breakfast was perfect great variety. Coffee and tea 24 hours a day-wonderful. Came back from long day needing a cup of tea for a sore throat right there-who could ask for more. The food in the snack bar (candy) not overly priced. Staff is wonderful, polite kind easy to work with. Stay here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

Reviewer score

5
wallstreet3
Business
Chicago
23 Apr 2012

The best Hampton Inn we have stayed in

My wife was in love with the beds, cleanness, quality, just perfect for not a good but great night.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Maggiano's Restaurant, Italian food, Di mare Pasta. unbelievable!!

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