Philly Hotels Best Rated in the Country, Survey Shows

According to a recent survey from, hotels in Philadelphia have earned the distinction of being the best rated in the United States.

The survey compared 30 main destinations in the United States using the customer reviews their hotels have received over the past 12 months as the basis of comparison. Specifically, all reviews of 3- and 4-star hotels posted by guests on the hotel booking site Expedia following their stay were taken into account and were categorized into either positive, neutral, or negative assessments.

In Philadelphia, 71 percent of all 3-star and 83 percent of all 4-star hotel reviews have been positive over the last year. On the other hand, only 11 percent of 3-star and 5 percent of 4-star Philadelphia guests have been disappointed with their accommodations. Overall, hotels in the City of Brotherly Love have achieved the best evaluation among all 30 destinations analyzed by the survey.


Among the other destinations on the survey with top hotel ratings are Chicago, Seattle, Boston, and Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Las Vegas ranks at the very bottom of the list. Indeed, less than 50 percent of customers have been happy with their Sin City hotel over the past 12 months, while more than 25 percent of these guests awarded their accommodations a negative rating.

Interestingly, for certain destinations such as Charlotte, Indianapolis, and New York City, there is no significant difference between the average rating for 3-star hotels and 4-star hotels. Given that the price for a 4-star hotel can sometimes be up to 50 percent higher, budget-conscious travelers might be better served by opting for a 3-star hotel in these locales.

Check the full results of the survey at