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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have stayed here previously and just returned from another 3 night stay. Our family had a suite and a double room for 5 adults and we were extremely comfortable. Front desk staff was very efficient and friendly. Rooms were clean with comfy beds and plenty of towels. One night we requested additional towels from the cleaning lady and they...

Thank baycity
Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Overall the hotel was OK. Definitely not at the level of a Marriott, but if you ar visiting Temple you cannot beat the location, I wish the city would do something to improve safety, because the neighborhood is not safe to walk, which is a real pity. The room is spacious, however, I found out that the bed sheets were...

Thank Francesca B
Blue Mountains, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Rooms are spacious and clean - if a little dated. The staff were all very obliging helping with restaurant recommendations and taxi bookings. Since it is in the uni there are lots of students around in semester and a range of food choices available within the university itself. The Inn is close to the tube station and a variety of...

1Thank jpatto26
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Stayed at this lovely hotel while visiting Temple and Philly. Easy to find from the train and also close to the subway. Rooms are large and comfortable. A little noisy. No breakfast, but tea and coffee available all day.

Thank tgreen1001
Gettysburg Pa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed at Conwell Inn while visiting our daughter who is a student at Temple. Since I had checked a map beforehand we had no trouble locating the entrance to the alley where the parking is located. Definitely worth the $15 to park. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed in a king suite with a small...

1Thank gburgpat
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My friends & I visited the Conwell Inn for a Bachelorette weekend. We booked three rooms and all of them were clean and comfortable. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Our bride felt like a queen. Thank you Conwell Inn. Can't wait to book our next girls weekend.

Thank LynnRaye
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed here during the summer and we were very welcomed by the friendly staff. Its inside Temple Uni. so it gave me a sense of security. To be frank though.. it was kind of expensive for the standard room, we payed 143 dollars for the room for a night. There was a yellow stain on the bed and hair...

1Thank Humphrey T
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I stayed here to drop my daughter off at Temple University after winter break. The hotel is located on campus. Even being familiar with the campus, it was difficult to locate the driveway to the hotel's parking lot. The street is tiny and, if making a left turn from Broad Street, there is no left turn lane. Broad Street is...

2Thank jas623
TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings! Thank you for staying with us - we love our Temple families! I'm sorry that you had trouble finding our parking! We are nestled in the heart of Temple's campus, which makes us a bit hard to navigate us, but there are fully detailed maps and directions on our website. As a commonly used entrance to the University for...

Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Great for visiting Temple University, but in need of renovation or at least of good overall cleaning. The pervading odor of air fresheners in the room is always a bad sign, and the impression did not get better when looking at the carpets, the upholstery, edges of ceramic tiling in the bathroom, etc. The rooms are very spacious, though, and...

1Thank ssirca
TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, and thanks for your review! I'm sorry you felt there was an aroma of air fresheners, but we actually don't use any. We use eco-friendly, green cleaning products, which might have been what you noticed. Our carpets are just over a year old, but I have to agree with you on the upholstery. As busy as we are, it's...

Niagara Falls, New York
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I've never been to Philly before and was coming for a concert so I wanted something relatively close. Driving into the area, I was a bit skeptical but when we arrived I was more assured. It's right on a college campus, we were able to park right next to the building and I felt a lot safer with the safety...

2Thank Kaitiekazoo
TheConwellInn_GM, General Manager at Conwell Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, First off, I'm glad we were able to be a part of your first trip to Philadelphia! We love our location right in the heart of campus, and while we never need them, it's great to have Temple University's police hub right next door! Thank you for all the kind words - for our staff, our amenities, our rooms...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Conwell Inn is a charming, boutique hotel, comprised of period style guest rooms, each reflecting our quaint, Victorian-style while hosting an abundance of complimentary services including free wireless high-speed internet, free afternoon tea and cookies and a complimentary copy of our local newspaper. The Conwell Inn offers all the luxury of a "big-chain" hotel with the ambiance of a boutique inn. Known for our exemplary customer service, we pride ourselves on offering the highest quality services available. The next time you visit this marvelous city, let The Conwell Inn become your home away from home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Conwell Inn

Address: 1331 Polett Walk (was West Berks Street), Philadelphia, PA 19122
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $167 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Conwell Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“select a room on the inside of hallway not facing the temple grounds”
 of 5 bubbles sarahnmike2000, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“not near elevators - walls are thin and you hear everything”
 of 5 bubbles Keytool, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing west are looking at dumpsters, those facing east have more open view.”
 of 5 bubbles ssirca, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The rooms that overlook the "walk" are great!”
 of 5 bubbles smalltowntravelerPa, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I had room facing campus and was not bothered by any noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Al6244, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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