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Philadelphia Hotels

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Pros

  • Good location between Art Museum and convention center
  • Clean contemporary rooms

Cons

  • Large convention crowds
  • Long waits to check in and out

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's Review

Although it's a popular convention hotel, this hotel also caters to both business and leisure travelers. Rooms, decorated in beige and dark blue, feature oversize desks, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and Starbuck's coffee. The hotel also features an indoor pool and a business center with six spacious work stations. Phillips Seafood offers upscale dishes as well as more casual fare.

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Hotel Information

Address:

201 N. 17th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, USA

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Phone:

215-448–2000; 800-822–4200

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 741 rooms, 16 suites

Updated 05/19/2011

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May 29, 2010

Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Review

My family and I stayed here earlier this month and we had a great experience. The rooms were very nice, the staff very helpful and courteous, and the location was perfect for our needs. If I have one complaint, it is that the lights on the floors where the guest rooms are located should have brighter lights and the selection of channels available on the room TV's should be increased. Other than that, I enjoyed staying there.

By Erin

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Sep 25, 2003

Carbon Monozide Posioning Anyone?

Stayed at this hotel for a business function last year -- everyone had a problem with their room. One gal's tub broke & overflowed (this happened all on its' own)-- staff didn't even help her move into another room in the middle of the night. And the best part is that some people felt they were getting CM posioning from their rooms --- all the symptoms were there, and the hotel did nothing the check it out. The rooms were severely outdated, and

elevators took FOREVER!! Oh, and the food was horrible. All around worst hotel in the city.

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May 30, 2003

Go Elsewhere

Our stay at this hotel seemed doomed from the start. After waiting in line for 35 minutes to check in, we found our room to be shabby and in need of some serious cleaning. The wait for breakfast the next morning was 50 minutes by the time we got through the buffet line, the food terribly overpriced and not worth eating. When you could find a staff person, they tried to be helpful, but it was too little too late. I will return to Philadelphia,

but never to this hotel.

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