Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

ESSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Essington, PA - Ramada Philadelphia Airport 

Address:     76 Industrial Hwy                 Phone: 610-521-9600

Location/ Directions:   I-95 South to exit #9A (Essington). Go to traffic light, turn right onto Industrial highway Route 291. Hotel is on the left.

Average Price (Checked Feb 2011):   $139.00                                  AAA Rated:          Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 7-Stories, 294-Rooms, Interior Corridors, 24 Hour Complimentary Shuttle Service, Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet, Exercise Room, Full Service Restaurant and Lounge with Limited Room Service, Heated Seasonal Outdoor Pool, Laundry/Valet Services, No Pets Allowed, Free Parking while Registered and Staying in The Hotel, USA Today Newspaper, Coffeemaker, Iron, Hairdryer, Truck/Bus Parking.

Railroad View: Excellent View.  Any room facing south will offer a railroad view.

Railroads past Hotel: Norfolk Southern Railway.  Busy branch line, train yard located outside hotel.

Comments:    This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  As you can see from the photo, the railroad was once much busier at one time, as witnessed from a second draw bridge.  The motel is the building pictured.  The parking lot along the tracks is a fenced off private lot used for airport travelers.  The Baldwin Locomotive Works was once located just down the track! 

ESSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Essington, PA - Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport (PA094) 

Address:     53 Industrial Hwy.                Phone: (610) 521-9800

Location/ Directions:  I-95 N/S Ex. 9A (Essington), SR 420 S. 1/4 Mi. to SR 291 W., 1/4 Mi. on right.

Average Price (Checked Feb 2011):   $69.00                                AAA Rated:          Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 5-Stories, 150-Rooms, Interior & Exterior Corridors, Free airport shuttle service, Free breakfast, Free local calls, Business Center, Courtesy Transportation, Elevator, Exercise Room, Free High Speed Internet, Free Newspaper Mon-Fri, Guest Laundry, No Pets Allowed, Truck Parking, Cable/Satellite TV, Free Local Calls.

Railroad View: Fair distant view.  Only 12 rooms offer a direct view of the railroad.  Other rooms on the west side3 have an angled view.

Railroads past Hotel: Norfolk Southern Railway.  Busy branch line, yard located across from the motel.

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Comments:    This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  Aerial photo shows the motel circled in yellow.  The distant view does have some tree's to deal with, but upper floor rooms should be the best for a view from this property.  Binoculars or a zoom lens is preferred to view train's from this motel.   The former locomotive builder "Baldwin" was once located just up the road in Eddystone.