Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City

1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, United States, 19103  show map
 3 stars
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Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 9.95 per day

Parking

USD 53 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City is placed in the center of Philadelphia steps away from banks, convention centers and trade fairs. Offering accommodation in a 28-story building, Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City has been hosting guests since 1966 and features Liberty architecture.

This hotel is located in a natural area, 1.7 km from Edgar Allan Poe Historic Site, Independence Hall and Commodore Barry Statue. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Philadelphia center.

The hotel is set next to a temple, a basilica and a cathedral.

The property enjoys excellent location within a 15-minute drive to Philadelphia International airport.

Rooms

Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City is an informal hotel offering rooms with heating, ironing facilities, a minibar, a DVD player and cable TV as well as a small fridge, a washing machine and a microwave. The guestrooms afford a stunning view of the park. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, free toiletries and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

A delicious breakfast is served daily. Guests can dine at Public House Logan Square and Mace's Crossing, about 100 meters away from the property.

Services

The hotel offers a cash machine, a lift and a baggage storage along with a business center, a conference room and a copier to fulfill the needs of all travelers.

Relax

A play area and video games are available for guests with children. A gym and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at USD 9.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 53 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   28.  Number of rooms:   288.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Armchair
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, United States, 19103

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    1.1 km
  • Bus stop
    12.3 km
Restaurants
  • T.G.I. Friday's Embassy (cuisine: American)
    40 m
  • Fountain Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    90 m
Parks
  • Love Park
    410 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    28
  • Number of rooms:
    288

Rooms and availability

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Premier King Suite
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    Standard King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Bed type: 1 Single bed or King-size bed or Double bed
      Size: 65 m²
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      This beautiful mobility accessible standard suite features one king-sized and a roll-in shower. The luxury furnishings include two televisions, alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, refrigerator, wet bar and microwave oven. The bathroom features plush towels with bath amenities, marble vanity and an accessible roll-in shower. As with all of our suites, included is a full cooked-to-order breakfast and our complimentary Evening Reception. This gives you the ability to tailor your own breakfast experience, as well as allowing you to easily unwind and relax in the evening after a long day of work or fun. Each suite, as well as our lobby area, is equipped with WiFi access. A nominal fee applies for in-suite WiFi access. Any corresponding photo may not reflect the specific accessible room type or room feature.

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        Standard Two Room King Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
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        Private balcony, 2 TVs, work desk, sofa bed, activity table, microwave, refrigerator, WiFi. This two-room suite commands a captivating view from the private balcony. Relax in the living room which features comfortable furnishings including a queen-sized sofa bed, armchair, work desk, activity table with upholstered chairs, TV and a wet bar with microwave and refrigerator. The bedroom offers one king-sized bed and an additional TV. The bathroom features a marble vanity and bathtub with shower. WiFi access is also available (fees apply).

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          Standard Twin Room for Single Use
          Bed type: Double bed
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            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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            Standard Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
            Size: 65 m²
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                    Upgraded King Suite
                    Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed
                    Size: 65 m²
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                      Bed type: King-size bed
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                      City views*, private balcony, sofa bed, work desk, activity table, 2 TVs, wet bar, WiFi. Enjoy captivating city views from the private balcony of this two-room suite. This suite features a spacious living room and separate bedroom with one king-sized bed. The furnishings include a sofa bed, armchair, work desk, activity table with upholstered chairs, two televisions, and wet bar with refrigerator and microwave. The bathroom features marble vanity and a tub with shower. Each suite, as well as our lobby area, is equipped with WiFi access (fees apply). *City View does not constitute rooms with Parkway view.

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                        Bed type: Double beds
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                        City views*, private balcony, sofa bed, work desk, activity table, 2 TVs, wet bar, WiFi. Enjoy captivating city views from the private balcony of this two-room suite. This suite features a spacious living room and separate bedroom with two double beds. The furnishings include a sofa bed, armchair, work desk, activity table with upholstered chairs, two televisions, and wet bar with refrigerator and microwave. The bathroom features marble vanity and a tub with shower. Each suite, as well as our lobby area, is equipped with WiFi access (fees apply). *City View does not constitute rooms with Parkway view.

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                          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City Philadelphia location
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                            Hotel Address:

                            1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, United States, 19103

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • Philadelphia
                              700 m
                            Airports
                            Train Stations
                            • 30th Street Station
                              1.1 km
                            • Bus stop
                              12.3 km
                            Restaurants
                            • T.G.I. Friday's Embassy (cuisine: American)
                              40 m
                            • Fountain Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                              90 m
                            Parks
                            • Love Park
                              410 m
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  12 pm
                            • Year renovated:
                              2012
                            • Number of floors:
                              28
                            • Number of rooms:
                              288

                            Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City Location

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                            What's nearby

                            Tourist attractions

                            • Masonic temple - 500 m

                            Places of interest

                            • Parkway Central Library - 300 m

                            Amusement

                            • Supercade Amusement - 600 m

                            Monuments and Landmarks

                            • Comcast Experience - 100 m
                            • Philadelphia City Hall - 600 m

                            Historical sites

                            • Convention Center - 400 m

                            Museums

                            • Academy of Natural Sciences - 200 m
                            • Philadelphia Zoo - 300 m
                            • The Franklin Institute Science Museum - 300 m
                            • Franklin Institute - 300 m
                            • Please Touch Museum - 400 m
                            • Penna Academy of the Fine Arts - 500 m
                            • Barnes Foundation - 500 m
                            • Pennsylvania Performing Arts - 500 m
                            • Museum District - 600 m
                            • Fabric Workshop and Museum - 600 m
                            • Asian Arts Initiative - 600 m

                            Parks

                            • Fairmount Park - 300 m
                            • Benjamin Franklin National Memorial - 400 m

                            Universities, Institutes

                            • Archdiocese of Philadelphia - 100 m
                            • Hahnemann University - 400 m
                            • The Art institute of Philadelphia - 500 m
                            • Community College Ged Dept - 500 m
                            • American Center-Technical Arts - 500 m
                            • Medical College-Pennsylvania - 500 m

                            Medical care and Hospitals

                            • Magee Rehabilitation Hospital - 300 m
                            • Hahnemann University Hospital - 500 m
                            • Lions Eye Bank-Deleware Valley - 600 m

                            Public parking

                            • The Art Institute of Philadelphia - 500 m

                            College Campuses

                            • Moore College of Art and Design - 200 m

                            Local attractions

                            • Philadelphia History Museum - 1.6 km
                              15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia
                            • National Constitution Center - 1.7 km
                              525 Arch Street, Philadelphia
                            • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia - 1.7 km
                              Ten Independence Mall, Philadelphia
                            • Independence Hall - 1.8 km
                              Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia
                            • Franklin Square - 1.7 km
                              200 North 6th Street, Philadelphia

                            Near the hotel

                            • Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul - 60 m
                              18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
                            • The Franklin Institute - 370 m
                              222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia
                            • Love Park - 410 m
                              John F. Kennedy Blvd and North 15th St, Philadelphia
                            • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - 530 m
                              118 N. Broad St., Philadelphia
                            • Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - 180 m
                              1900 Benjamin Franklin PKWY, Philadelphia
                            • Free Library of Philadelphia - 360 m
                              19th St. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia
                            • The Barnes Foundation - 500 m
                              2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia

                            Restaurants nearby

                            • T.G.I. Friday's Embassy - 40 m

                              Address: 1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
                              Phone: 215 665 8443

                              Cuisine: American
                              Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 24

                            • Milk & Honey - 50 m

                              Address: 18th Street and

                              60% likes this, based on 12 reviews
                              Cuisine: American

                            • Public House Logan Square - 90 m

                              Address: 2 Logan Square
                              Phone: 2155879040

                              66% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                              Cuisine: American
                              Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 19

                            • Fountain Restaurant - 90 m

                              Address: 1 Logan Sq
                              Phone: 215-963-1500

                              76% likes this, based on 151 reviews
                              Cuisine: American
                              Price Range: GBP 32 - GBP 62

                            • Mace's Crossing - 80 m

                              Address: 1714 Cherry St
                              Phone: 215-564-5203

                              55% likes this, based on 54 reviews
                              Cuisine: American

                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  12 pm
                            • Year renovated:
                              2012
                            • Number of floors:
                              28
                            • Number of rooms:
                              288
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                            Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City

                            Average guest rating

                            7.8out of 10
                            Fabulous
                            Based on 35 reviews

                            Rating by category:

                            Location
                            9.0
                            Rooms
                            6.6
                            Service
                            7.9
                            Value
                            7.0

                            Guest reviews

                            • Older travelers
                              10.0

                              Roomy, clean, and with the full breakfast and managers reception it is a fantastic deal.

                            • Group of friends
                              8.2

                              Location, location, location. Not you're usual embassy ambience. Experience but location prevail.

                              Parking

                            • Older travelers
                              7.0

                              Jackie at the front desk was a tremendous help. She was always avaliable for questions and extremely pleasent. As a small business owner, I feel that she is a valuable staff person and provides a great first impression for your hotel.

                            • Family with children
                              9.2

                              great people, great location

                              the air conditioner was very loud but necessary

                            • Older travelers
                              7.4

                              The suites are very comfortable. The location is good.

                              Mandatory valet parking is too expensive. Breakfast facilities are difficult. (room service next time.)

                            • Family with children
                              4.6

                              The faucet, sink, and toilet worked.

                              Elevators never came...noisy pipes...air conditioner sounded like a plane taking off...3:30 Am wake-up by drunk hotel guests....parking attendant couldn't find our car...inedible breakfast...dining area more crowded than Grand Central Station and about as clean.

                            • Family with children
                              7.8

                              Central location an easy walk from historic and museum centre. Spacious room a bit oddly shaped as the hotel is on a triangular site. Large kitchen area with full size fridge.Access to a small balcony from sitting room - great city views. Tgi Fridays is accessed from the hotel - nice and lively at night. Very comfy bed. Service staff very quick to respond when we needed pillows and extra cups in our room. Plenty of staff to help with luggage when you arrive. Good value for 3 adults.

                              Breakfast at tgi Fridays is a bit chaotic until you work out where everything is and how it works. Did not like having tea in paper cups. Valet parking is all that is available and is quite expensive at 44 dollars per day. However we arrived in a cloudburst so were glad to have someone park the car for us. .

                            • Couple
                              9.2

                              It was very close to the Franklin Institute where we planned to see the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful; they saved us quite a bit of money in parking.

                              Most of the other attractions were down in the Historic District, which was reachable by the PHLASH trolley or ~1 mile walk. The cost of parking was very expensive and valet only.

                            • Family with children
                              10.0

                              I really like the fact that they are very clean, service is very good and on point. The free drinks from 5-7 was my favorite part but overall it was excellent

                              I just think the valet parking was too much they charged me 45 U.s dollars for just 1 night but other than that they were good

                            • Family with children
                              8.2

                              The staff was extremely friendly. They helped us take our car top carrier off of the car in order to "fit" into the parking facility.

                              The breakfast was a fiasco. The restaurant did not seem prepared for the holiday crowd. The elevators were overly busy on the way to breakfast creating a bit of a bottleneck

                            • Single
                              4.2

                              The staff was polite and very attentive.

                              The condition of the room was poor. There was paint peeling from the sides of the walls. There was chewed bubble gum stuck to the walls near the bed. There was a kitchenette with no utensils!! There were stains on the furniture. The carpet needed replacing. This place was simply not worth the amount of money I paid. With some sprucing up, this could be a much higher class hotel, because the space itself is very large. Hope they get their act together, and when/if they do, I'd be happy to stay there again.

                            • Single
                              7.8

                              The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was spacious and had a good view. The only negative about the room were the carpet and the bathroom's light (very noisy every time switched on). The location was fantastic as most attractions were within (my) walking distance. The entire stay would have been more than what I've paid but I saved little more than $100 since I had a special deal at the time I booked with Booked.net.

                              Nothing except for the two things I already mentioned, i.e. the bathroom's light making very noisy sound and the carpet. More healthy breakfast would be nice.

                            • Family with children
                              9.2

                            • Single
                              7.2

                            • Family with children
                              7.6

                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City Philadelphia location
                            Show big map »

                            Hotel Address:

                            1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, United States, 19103

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • Philadelphia
                              700 m
                            Airports
                            Train Stations
                            • 30th Street Station
                              1.1 km
                            • Bus stop
                              12.3 km
                            Restaurants
                            • T.G.I. Friday's Embassy (cuisine: American)
                              40 m
                            • Fountain Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                              90 m
                            Parks
                            • Love Park
                              410 m
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  12 pm
                            • Year renovated:
                              2012
                            • Number of floors:
                              28
                            • Number of rooms:
                              288