PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern decor. State-of-the-art amenities. Exceptional customer service. Guests of Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard have spoken, and the world's largest travel site has listened.
TripAdvisor, with 225 million reviews covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions in 45 countries, has honored one of the newest hotels in South Philadelphia with a 2015 Certificate of Excellence award. The prestigious accolade, now in its fifth year, takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of guest opinions submitted on TripAdvisor as well as the Philadelphia Navy Yard hotel's tenure and ranking on the site's Popularity Index. To receive the honor, Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard maintained an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five in the last 12 months.
Guests praised the hotel near South Street Philadelphia for exceeding their expectations with "beautiful architecture," "stylish decor," "to-die-for bedding" and "an amazing fitness center." In addition to thoughtful amenities, visitors also expressed satisfaction in the hotel's superior service. TripAdvisor user Lys1123 from Pennsylvania wrote: "The staff was all so very welcoming and makes you feel at home." MrBoots from New Jersey shared a similar opinion, stating: "This was the best Marriott I've stayed at to date. What struck me most was the attitude of the employees. Every single one was cheery, personable and ready to help in any way."
"It gives us great pleasure to receive this award from TripAdvisor," said Derek Beckman, general manager of Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard. "As a fairly new hotel, it feels great to read reviews and know we've made such a positive, lasting impression on our guests. We look forward to continuing to exceed their expectations with the best service."
For off-site adventures, travelers are in the perfect location for fueling fun. As the only Marriott hotel boasting easy access to Wells Fargo Arena, Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park, sports lovers will have a game to cheer on year-round. Outside of the sports world, explore beautiful landmarks including the Liberty Bell. The Navy Yard also houses plenty of restaurants and activities to please visitors of all ages.
On top of first-rate service, the hotel in South Philadelphia promises visitors a stylish retreat designed with today's travelers in mind. Chic accommodations are complete with contemporary furniture, stunning art work and pleasant pops of color. Tech-savvy travelers can stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi, while those wishing to catch up on some Zzzs can slumber on thick mattress dressed with luxury bedding.
Outside of the rooms, guests can catch up on work with one of the Mac computers in the business center, indulge in a healthy meal or evening cocktail at The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. or get a workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center.
About Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard
Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard at 1001 Intrepid Ave. in Philadelphia, PA, is near Lincoln Financial Field, Citizens Bank Park and the Liberty Bell. The hotel features 5 floors with 164 rooms, 8 suites, 3 meeting rooms with 1,838 square feet of total event space, a bistro and fitness center. For information, visit www.courtyardPHLNavyYard.com or call 1-215-644-9200.
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