Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard has Received a 2016 Certificate of Excellence award

by Navy Yard
July 7, 2016

Categories: Awards, Tenants,

Professional and welcoming staff. Close to Wells Fargo Center and The Navy Yard. Quiet, modern rooms. Comfortable and nice-looking common spaces. Good parking.

Guests who have stayed at Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard have spoken, and the world’s largest travel site has taken notice of these glowing reviews that make planning a trip to The City of Brotherly Love informative, easy and fun.

TripAdvisor, with 350 million reviews covering more than 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions in 48 countries, has honored the hotel in South Philadelphia at The Navy Yard with a 2016 Certificate of Excellence award. The prestigious accolade, now in its sixth year, takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of guest opinions submitted over a 12-month period. To receive the award, the hotel near South Street in Philadelphia maintained an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five, had a required number of reviews and was listed on the site for at least 12 months. Twenty-five percent of all winners this year are accommodations that range from one-room bed and breakfasts to 600-room hotels. The other 75 percent consist of local and national restaurants and popular attractions.

“It gives us great pride to turn the tide on ordinary travel routines with our newer eco-friendly accommodations and modern amenities,” said Derek Beckman, general manager of the hotel. “Whether spending 36 hours in Philly for the Democratic National Convention and following The New York Times’ recommendations on places to see or taking an extended vacation with the entire family in toe for education and adventure, we’re appreciative of the travelers who turn to us for well-appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi, a state-of-the-art lobby with delectable dining and easy access to some of the area’s most popular attractions. When we hear that the service our team offers exceeds our guests’ expectations, it’s a reason to celebrate.”


From value and location to cleanliness and service, the South Philadelphia hotel scored well among travelers. TripAdvisor reviewer Joy L. of Melling in the United Kingdom said she “would stay here again thanks to all the staff for making our stay a great experience.” Sayhi2tinee of Washington, D.C. echoed that comment: “The hotel is nice and new, the staff is very friendly. Would stay here again if we are in town for a concert.” The hotel also is lauded for its close proximity to Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park. Eagles fan and TripAdvisor contributor notes that she and her husband “will definitely stay there again when we’re in Philadelphia” thanks to “great access to venues,” “immaculate, gorgeous and modern” accommodations and “friendly and informative” staff.

About Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard
Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard at 1001 Intrepid Ave. in Philadelphia, PA is steps from The Navy Yard and offers easy access to the Liberty Bell, Wells Fargo Arena, Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park. 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 modern fitness center. For information, visit or call 1-215-644-9200.