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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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The Forbes Four Star Award winning Rittenhouse Hotel is rated one of the top hotels in the world as well as #1 hotel in Pennsylvania by Travel + Leisure. The Rittenhouse has an ideal location directly on Rittenhouse Square for business or pleasure. Guests may walk out with easy access to boutique shopping, restaurants and the Center City business district is just steps away. The guestrooms at the Rittenhouse are the largest in the city, the smallest measuring 450-600 square feet, with views of Rittenhouse Square or University City. Guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, overnight shoe shine and newspaper delivery to their room. Lacroix at the Rittenhouse is one of the top restaurants in Philadelphia with panoramic views of Rittenhouse Square. Immerse yourself in an oasis of relaxation in Center City with a menu of massage and salon services, spa packages and fitness center at the Rittenhouse Spa, Salon & Health Club with hair by Paul Labrecque.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Luxury
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Offers & Announcements:Suite Retreat Package
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
319Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
64Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We arrived on Friday and left on Sunday. I wish I could have been there longer. I never had a check in experience that was so perfect. That woman was a poster child for the most professional, nice way to greet someone. They are all friendly, and welcoming, they even dressed my
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Response from Reg A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded yesterday
Pets are part of the family after all! So happy to know that you had such a wonderful time with us. Please be sure to join us whenever you are in the area and thank you for your thoughtful review...
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Wonderful historic hotel. Must stay. The room was warm and inviting. (That does not mean small, I would say the right size) The staff made me feel like I was the only person staying with them. 5 star experience. After a morning run around park directly across from hotel and a
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Response from Reg A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded yesterday
The size of our rooms, 500 square feet at minimum, are the largest in Philadelphia. A real plus and when combined with our superior location and service, we feel that everyone should put us on their short list of places to visit when in town. You never know who you might meet at The Rittenhouse!
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If you want to feel pampered this is the hotel to come to on your next visit to Philadelphia. The staff is very attentive. The rooms are large and comfortable. The location is on RIttenhouse Square, one of our planet's great urban squares on this planet. I have stayed here a
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Response from Reg A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thank you very much for making us your choice here in Philadelphia. We overlook Rittenhouse Square and are very happy to have such a beautiful park as our "front yard". We are proud to be the best that the city has to offer and hope to see you again soon.
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Very clean, roomy bath, spacious room, extremely comfortable bed, pleasant staff eager to please. with a beautiful bar and the location was perfect for walking around the city, with great restaurants all around. Def coming back
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Response from Reg A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for your recent visit and thoughtful review of The Rittenhouse! We are proud of our newly renovated rooms, ideal location and personalized service. Our Library Bar on the lobby level is a perfect place to unwind in the evenings and we offer live jazz there on Friday and Saturday evenings. We hope to see you again sometime soon!
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My new husband and I stayed here for the first few days of our honeymoon - what a glorious and luxurious way to start our married life! It was the perfect place to rest and celebrate after we were married on Rittenhouse Square. My mother-in-law gifted us a few nights at the
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Response from Reg A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Katherine, Congratulations on your recent marriage and thank you for celebrating here with us! The Rittenhouse is proud to have hosted your honeymoon and we hope that you return for many years to come. Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review with the TripAdvisor community.
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We are traveling with our children. How is the pool?
Very nice. Kept at 85F this indoor pool features a west facing sun deck for relaxing outside in between swims. Steam and sauna in both men's and ladies changing rooms as well. Pool open 5am-10pm daily.
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We are very close to the best retail and restaurants in the city as well as directly on Rittenhouse Square, a lovely green space. Historic sites such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell are 14 blocks away. Not a short walk but you will see plenty of interesting things on the way. Philadelphia is a great walking city but there are always taxi cabs and Uber ready to go just outside our front doors if you wish.
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how to get to the hotel from the airport
Taxis are readily available to and from PHL at a flat rate of $28.50 plus tip to Center City. This is by far the most convenient and timely way to get to and from the airport. The ride to The Rittenhouse is about 20 minutes.
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I am coming from 30th st station. How close is subway to this hotel?
30th Street Station is a 5-7 minute cab or Uber ride to the hotel, or 10-15 minute walk. Suburban Station is a 10 minute walk.
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We have 7 room types that actually connect and many that share the same entry alcove, while still remaining individual rooms. Either one of these would be an option for you. Please contact us directly at 215-546-9000 or 800-635-104. We are available 24/7 to answer your call.
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"I would choose a park view suite"
"King bed with pull out sofa"
"Did not stay here just went for a wedding."
"King room with park view"
"Park view rooms are great!"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 342 - USD 693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
118
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