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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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NYC
Reviewed 1 July 2014

There was a special online deal that got me a room below the normal rates for this hotel and I've wanted to stay there for years. They still gave me a terrific room--large, clean, well appointed, comfortable--with a view of the city and the square. The bars and food are absolutely first rate. And the location can't be beat.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Great to have you with us! Please check our website often as we offer packages and specials quite frequently. We appreciate having you as our guest.

East Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Great rooms & service. Park across the street is an oasis with huge shade trees. Gorgeous views from our room. Very attentive and helpful staff. Breakfast buffet sub par for such a high end hotel. Not a 5 because of the restaurant.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us and others know about your experience at the Rittenhouse. We are very proud of our offerings in Lacroix and elsewhere in the hotel but are always looking for ways to enhance and/or improve. Please feel free to contact me directly to give us ideas on what you would like to see offered and know that...

los angeles
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Lovely hotel with very nice staff. We were upgraded to a park view suite which was great and even had a kitchen with a washer/ dryer which was a convenient bonus as we had been traveling a while already. Rooms are very traditional. Technology felt a little dated but internet never went down! They really keep things working and in...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. Our "old world" is indeed getting newer with upgrades continuously happening. Next up will be our entirely new spa, salon and health club due to open by the end of summer. Please do check back as the majority of our rooms have been refreshed or are newly built, like our Park Suites. We appreciate your...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Stayed here for a recruiting event. The hotel is ridiculously luxurious. Rooms are extremely comfortable and the staff is attentive. Plenty of great restaurants both in the hotel and steps away in Rittenhouse Square.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

The Rittenhouse is a wonderful place for a weeding or any special occasion. Our rooms are large enough ( the biggest in the market) to entertain in or simply unwind. We train every day on how best to personalize your experience so thank you for noticing. We look forward to having you back sometime soon...

Reston
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I was here overnight for a wedding and got an upgraded room overlooking the park on the front. Room had a lovely sitting area for two as I thought I might have a guest in. Outstanding comfort. Bed was super comfy. A makeup area in addition to the bathroom. Service was with a smile everywhere. Whoever trains staff does an...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

We are proud to be your hotel of choice in Philadelphia! Thank you very much for you visit and wonderful review. We wish you safe travels and hope to see you back at the Rittenhouse soon.

State College
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I've stayed in probably over a hundred hotels in my lifetime. I have never paid this much for a room, but I have never had such an incredible room either. If you're rich- not wealthy, but rich stay here. This hotel will meet every standard you could ever think of. I'm pretty sure I was on the same level as...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Regardless of which room type you choose, we are very happy to have you with us and you can be assured we will always strive to provide you with a personalized experience. Our suites do command a higher rate than our superior or deluxe rooms but even our most reasonably priced rooms are well appointed and ample in...

Overland Park, Kansas, USA
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Waht an experience. This is a beutiful hotel. Nicely furnished, generous sapce. On the top of all of that, amazing staff. Excellent service. This is truly classic, whit glove 5-satr hotel. I would definitely comne back

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Your feedback and review are truly appreciated. Please be sure to stay with us whenever your travels bring you to Philadelphia.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I have heard great things about the Rittenhouse for many years but never had the opportunity to stay there during my visits to Philadelphia. I just finished a 2-day stay at the Rittenhouse and I must say that it is everything that I had been told—a very nice, very attentive stay. The things that stand out about the Rittenhouse experience...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Great to have you as new and soon to be return guest. Our rooms and location are trumped only by the service our team of dedicated professionals execute every day. Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to tell others about The Rittenhouse.

Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My husband and I go into Philadelphia regularly for the ballet and theater. We always stay at one of the hotels on Broad Street close to the Academy and the Wilma. Last month I was unable to book a room at our normal hotels, so booked the Rittenhouse instead. If you want truly stunning rooms, pampering staff and gorgeous views,...

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G Keith W, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte: Thank you for your kind words and as well as being a loyal supporter of the Arts in Philadelphia. I am happy we made a new freind and look forward to your return. All the best, Keith

Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were given a corner room, high above the square. Very comfortable, extremely quiet with top of the line amenities - all at a very reasonable rate. Usually I'm in Philadelphia for business and stay at the Hyatt or Marriott or Westin. The Rittenhouse is a cut above the rest, yet its central location makes it so convenenient that I'm...

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G Keith W, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eaglejohn: Thank you for your kind words about The Rittenhouse. I hope upon your return you have the opportunity to try our renowned restaurant Lacroix. I rivals the best. I look forward to your return. All the best, Keith

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Cuisines: British
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rittenhouse Hotel

Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $458 - $955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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#1 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#3 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#7 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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