Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park

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Overview of Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park

Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park

2.0 star property
Hotel with restaurant, near Liberty Bell Center
477 verified guest reviews

Guests rated location

  • Walkable60 positive mentions
  • Convenient44 positive mentions
  • Dining options36 positive mentions
  • Safe29 positive mentions
  • Quiet23 positive mentions

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bedrooms
  • Restaurant
301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
Main amenities
  • 12 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/banking services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bedroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cable TV service
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free toiletries
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Center City
  • Museum of the American Revolution - 1 min walk
  • Independence National Historical Park - 3 min walk
  • Independence Hall - 4 min walk
  • Liberty Bell Center - 5 min walk
  • Washington Square Park - 9 min walk
  • Pennsylvania Hospital - 12 min walk
  • Franklin Square - 13 min walk
  • Jefferson University Hospital - 14 min walk
  • Walnut Street - 16 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL) - 15 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 18 min drive
  • Trenton–Mercer Airport (TTN) - 41 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 42 min drive
  • Philadelphia Temple University Station - 6 min drive
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 6 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station) - 5 min drive
  • 2nd St. Station - 4 min walk
  • 5th St. Station - 5 min walk
  • 8th St Station - 10 min walk

About this property

Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park

Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park offers a fantastic location, putting you just a 5-minute walk from Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Flat-screen TVs and free WiFi are offered in all rooms. Fellow travelers say good things about the location and local sightseeing. Public transportation is just a short walk: 2nd St. Station is 4 minutes and 5th St. Station is 5 minutes.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 10 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Internet
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Parking
  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Other information
  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • ATM/banking

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 3.00 per room, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Faxes
    • In-room bottled water
    • Additional inclusions

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Society Hill Independence Park
Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park Hotel
Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park Philadelphia
Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park Hotel Philadelphia

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Overall score and ratings





Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

The place is located really well, but the keys given for the door don't work properly, the room and the washroom are really small. No water, coffee or anything was given which mentioned during booking
1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Room was ok needs a lot of work window glass and shade were broken and the shower head leaks
Donald, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Roger, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Location doesn't get better than the actual place the United States was started.
1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Needs a PPP loan for renovations but I appreciate the due diligence of staff to address the problems hopefully they will honor what they said
1-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

Had to wait hours outside to get checked in. No staff available
2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Horrible place
No heat, no hot water, no toilet paper dirty and smells! Tv only had 1 channel and the dude bolted right after check in. Ended up leaving within a hour!! Don't stay here ever!!
1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

The hotel was not accessible after hours. There were several attempts made
1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Not good to the view was nothing great. They lied about our room.
1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

1-night trip
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