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Omni Hotel At Independence Park

4 stars
401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Best In Stay
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
147 reviews
beautiful room, great location

Perfect room, perfect location, great service. The gym is small. We had a beautiful stay See full review

  • MarioVans
  • Aug 17, 2014
One Night stop over

We arrived late and staff were fantastic. Hotel was easy to find and the location was great for... See full review

  • Lorc
  • Jun 23, 2014

 The Omni Group's flagship downtown Philly branch, the Omni Hotel Independence Park Hotel Philadelphia reflects its Society Hill location along with rich history in its plush, old-European decor, grand piano and sparkling chandeliers. The dusky drapes and cozy booths of the Azalea Restaurant compliment the mansion-house feel, and the regional US cuisine ranges from lobster bisque to veal chop. Take an after-dinner dip in the Jacuzzi, or check in for a well-earned massage at the Balance Spa after a long day of historical sight-seeing. If you're on a health-kick, the special Get Fit rooms come with private equipment, and guests can sample the Ideal Living options for more balanced dishes on the hotel's menu.

Key facts
  • 150 guestrooms
  • Non-smoking building
  • Wi-Fi access (fees may apply)
  • Fitness center and spa
  • Business services
  • 3,500-square-feet of meeting space
  • Children's program
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service
  • Swimming pool, sauna and hot tub
  • Pet-friendly rooms on lower floor
Neighborhood
Rookie historians cannot get any closer to Independence National Historic Park than staying at the Omni Independence Park. Set across the street from Independence Hall and the First Bank of the US, this Society Hill area is best experienced on foot. A ten-minute walk will take you to the Liberty Bell, while the Benjamin Franklin Museum enchants the young and old with artifacts, displays, and animations that introduce visitors to the rebellious man behind the diplomatic mask. 5th street SEPTA station is on the other side of the park, for those seeking access to the Center City West district.
Hints and tips

Bringing the kids with you? They'll get backpacks bursting with activities on arrival, and parents will be happy with the game and toy loans, as well as suggested family itineraries from the hotel staff.

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Omni Hotel At Independence Park Rooms

Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room 1 King bed. Approx. 450 square feet. A blend of sophistication and classic charm. Features plush duvet cover plus in-room desk and desk chair.
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room 2 Queen Beds. Approx. 450 square feet. A blend of sophistication and classic charm. Features plush duvet cover plus in-room desk and desk chair.
Deluxe Room 1 King and Sofa Bed
1 King Bed and Sofa Bed. Approx. 450 square feet. A blend of sophistication and classic charm. Features plush duvet cover plus in-room desk and desk chair.

Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
24 hour security
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Exercise gym
Sauna
Night club
Children's activities
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
Airline desk
In-Room Safe
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
FAX
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Kennels
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Dining guide
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.1 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.2 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.2 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.2 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.3 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.3 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 1 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.2 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.2 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.5 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.1 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.2 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.2 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.2 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.3 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.3 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 1 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.2 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.2 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.5 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.5 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 1.5 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 1.9 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2.1 mi
  • The Palestra: 2.2 mi
  • Liacouras Center: 2.2 mi
  • Penn Museum: 2.3 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 2.4 mi
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 3.1 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 3.2 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 3.5 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 3.5 mi
  • Wells Fargo Center: 3.6 mi
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 3.7 mi
  • Please Touch Museum: 3.9 mi
  • Morris Arboretum: 10.7 mi
  • Franklin Field: 2,458 mi
  • Hagan Arena: 3,715 mi

Dining

Azaleas
Azalea Restaurant offers fine dining overlooking picturesque Independence Park. Our accomplished chefs have created an inspiring menu of eclectic cuisine with the emphasis on regional American specialties. Open Mon-Thur 0630-2300 hours. Open Sat-Sun 0700-2300 hours.
Lobby Lounge
Located on hotel property. Open Mon-Thur 1400-2300 hours. Open Fri 1400-0200 hours. Open Sat 1200-0200 hours and Sun 1200-2300 hours. The Lobby Lounge serves light fare and a full dinner menu until 2300 hours each night.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (147)

Ratings and reviews for Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
147 out of 147
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Andy Glen Rock
Business
Glen Rock, NJ
May 3, 2013

Great place to stay

I stayed here for 2 days mid-week on a business trip, and I found the rooms very comfortable, clean, and spacious. My room had a great view of Chestnut street and I had a sofa bed and desk in my room. Most importantly the bedside lamps had outlets on them, so I could charge my phone and have it next to me on the nightstand. The staff was very helpful with parking options and other questions. There's a nice little lounge downstairs, in case you want to have a after work drink or just relax and read the paper.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SydandPet
Business
Washington, DC
May 6, 2013

Great Place to Stay for Philly Highlights

Awesome location within walking distance to pretty much everything. Staff was courteous and accommodating. Certain amenities could use an upgrade, but the location and price more than make up for it. Overall a great trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Ralph's - can't beat it.

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NJ Jeff
Business
Ridgewood, NJ
May 14, 2013

Nice Little Jewel

Wonderful location near the historic district; rooms are clean and neat, bed extremely comfortable, nice bathroom, above-average amenities, QUIET night's sleep!! Reasonably good value, would return again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RHBJ
Business
PA
Jun 10, 2013

Long weekend getaway

Friendly and courteous staff; good location for historical sight-seeing; nice room; would stay here again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lorray
Business
Myrtle Beach, SC
Aug 6, 2013

Short stay in the city

Hotel was very nice. Glad to have the valet parking although it added more expense. Hotel staff were very nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LREE
Business
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
Aug 13, 2013

Perfect location

Location could not be better, very friendly, eficient staff, grat facilities, services, cleanliness. I was very happy I chose to stay with them.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

American history within walking distance

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sixjoe
Business
west chester, pa
Sep 16, 2013

Good proximity to national park

The Omni is a very good hotel conveniently located next to Independence National Historic Park. Parking as with everything else in Philly is a problem. Very good restaurants in walking distance. Valet parking at the hotel comes at a premium. The staff at the omni were exceptionally nice, everyone performed flawlessly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Have a taxi or car drop you off... You'll save a lot of money by not bringing your own vehicle.

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
T0r0nt1
Business
Toronto, Ontario
Oct 22, 2013

Good Location Nice Gym

The location of Omni is perfect, close to the major attractions, nice brunch restaurants and subway. It does have a nice gym in the lower level with a swimming pool. The decor and amenities are in line with a 4 star hotel, but as this is an older hotel, expect some decor to be worn out. The most disappointing thing with this hotel is the cleanliness of the room. I found hair on the carpet the day I checked and the bed cover was stained and ripped on two of the days I was there. They even put the long pillow on the carpet. Seeing how the carpet is not clean, that's not good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

If you are up for Brunch walk up for the Wedge+Fig Breakfast.

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pictureman1
Business
Ocean City, NJ
Nov 24, 2013

Overnight Delight

The staff here is exceptional--warm and welcoming, friendly, accommodating and professional. Is would suggest upgrading TV options, however. Offering only analog channels in a cable world isn't adequate.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We had dinner at Fork, a block and a half away, which was the best and most memorable dining experience we've had in a very long time.

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Review of Omni Hotel At Independence Park

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
clmajor
Business
PA
Dec 10, 2013

Great Location

Booked this hotel due to having a sister in the intensive care unit at the Children's Hospital. Was a little dissapointed that the hotel doesn't offfer discounts for families with children in the hospital. The hotel is in a perfect location, very safe to walk the streets. We walked down the street to Zento, a Japanese restuarant that I highly recommend. The hotel its self was really nice and clean. Upon entering our room, there was trash on the night stand and a half empty water bottle in the bathroom. The shower was also very hot or very cold, literally no in between. Didn't call down and complain bc we aren't too picky and we had bigger problems to deal with than a hotel. Overall would definitely stay here again, especially considering the area. Should really think about giving discounts to families with children in the hospital! Happy with our stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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