Penn Tower Hotel

Address: Civic Center Boulevard at 34th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104-4385, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the University City/West Philadelphia area of Philadelphia, is near University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Drexel University, and Annenberg Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Penn Tower Hotel Philadelphia

2.50 of 5 stars Fair
 

Travel Blogs from Philadelphia

Is Food the New Sex?

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Sep 23, 2014

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... lulled their subjects under the yoke, that the stupefied peoples, fascinated by the pastimes and vain pleasures flashed before their eyes, learned subservience as naively, but not so creditably, as little children learn to read by looking at bright picture books. Roman tyrants invented a further refinement. They often provided the city wards with feasts to cajole the rabble, always more readily tempted by the pleasure of eating than by anything else. The ...

Merion - can we do what Justin did

A travel blog entry by oil2014 on Sep 21, 2014

3 comments, 10 photos

... the East Course, all pins are topped with wicker baskets instead of the usual flags. As one story goes, when Hugh Wilson was in England studying their golf courses, he happened upon local sheep herders and their flocks. These shepherds held staffs that they used for herding, and the staffs all had wicker baskets at the top. In those baskets, they kept their lunch for the day so that no animals could get into it. Wilson decided to use the idea at Merion. ...

The Most Dangerous Superstition

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Sep 12, 2014

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... that they do not need to judge what is right and wrong; that they do not need to take it upon themselves to fix society; that all that is required of them is that they "play by the rules" and do as they are told while looking to "leaders" and "lawmakers" to handle the problems of society. In short, the belief in "authority" trains people to never grow up, to always view the world as children view it: an incomprehensibly complicated ...

Getting closer to Charlie D.,

A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Jun 16, 2014

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... Forge in my last segment. It's trip worth making, especially for the history buff. On to Philadelphia.

We were warned about the route into the city by the clerk at Valley Forge. An old highway, we were told, that would be jam packed with traffic. She was right. We got off the freeway and drove the suburban streets into the city - - probably not much faster but a much more interesting trip. All I can say is thank goodness for the GPS app ...

Center City Phladelphia

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jul 12, 2012

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... largest collection of his bronze casts in America.

The Barnes Foundation was probably the highlight of this visit to Philadelphia for me, since it is a new addition and its mandatory pre-purchase timed ticketing somewhat set my schedule. The story of the Barnes Foundation is that it was founded by Albert Barnes, a chemist who made a fortune from a drug he developed and began purchasing a large collection of modern art in the earlier 20th ...

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