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I have reviewed this hotel before but recently I stayed here again, for a quick one-day stopover before leaving town for work. The hotel is under renovations currently but what they are doing is great. Our room was newly remodeled and had all of the...More
We have been coming to the Franklin (previously the Omni Independence Park) for many years as it is linked to the American Philosophical Society which meets next door. The location is still fantastic and the views great as are the staff. But otherwise things have...More
I stayed in a king room with a view for one night. The hotel is undergoing a major reservation so it's hard to review it fairly. I had one of the new rooms on a high floor. The bed was comfortable (if too soft), the...More
Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence ParkResponded 1 week ago
Yes the hotel is undergoing a $22 million renovation to be completed end of February 2018 at which time we will become the Philadelphia Renaissance Hotel. Apologies for any inconveniences we have caused during this time period.
This hotel, now under Marriott management, has been undergoing renovation for some time, with the aim of turning it into a more modern-style. That style does not really fit in this colonial-era neighborhood, but, at any rate, the hotel rooms are rather worn and shabby,...More
Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence ParkResponded 2 weeks ago
The $22 million renovation to the hotel is turning this former Omni Hotel in to a lifestyle Marriott Renaissance hotel to be completed by end of February 2018. The Hotel will be renamed the Philadelphia renaissance hotel with new restaurants and bars
and 150 renovated...More
I booked this hotel through my corporate travel site after my normal Philadelphia hotel was sold out. I was excited to check out a new part of town and the Franklin Hotel was dubbed "luxury" so I thought I would be in good hands.
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Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at The Franklin Hotel at Independence ParkResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your feedback. As we completely renovate an almost 30 year old former Omni Hotel we have advised all Marriott websites of the areas effected , times of work and noise and what is closed. Sometimes third party websites block the pop-ups that...More
USD 150 - USD 391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from jimbopolo | Property representative |
Take the airport line from the airport to Jefferson Station 10th and Market. The Market L is available there to 5th and Market. The hotel is 2 blocks away one to Chestnut and down chestnut a block to 4th
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"Get a room on a high floor with a view of the city and the park"