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Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown

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  • Terrible3%
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All reviewsart barruth's chrisfront deskrooftop poolrittenhouse squarecity hallroom servicemarket streetcity viewwithin walking distancethe club loungewould highly recommend this hotelhotel is in a great locationbed was comfortablebusiness tripenjoyed my stayfew blocks
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, the room was clean, comfortable, and very stylish, and overall we had a fantastic stay! I would highly recommend staying at the Sonesta Philadelphia any time.More

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Thank Christian H
Response from Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia DowntownResponded 2 days ago

Dear Christian, Thank you for your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are so happy to hear you had a fantastic stay while visiting our home! We strive to provide a memorable stay unique to Philadelphia and am over the moon that our staff took...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I had the best time on a business trip that I have had for some time, thanks to the folks at the Sonesta downtown. The location is excellent close to my office, wonderful restaurants, amazing shopping. Everyone at the Sonesta made me feel like I...More

Thank Vicki G
Response from Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia DowntownResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Vicki, Thank you for your perfect review of your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia! We are over the moon to read your compliments and could not be happier to know that everything was seamless and we went above and beyond your expectations! Our ultimate...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed here in September 2017 after 6 nights in NYC. Arrived by train into the 30th street station and walked with suitcase to the hotel. This was manageable as our suitcases weren’t particularly heavy but if you are less mobile/have heavy bags then I would...More

Thank Natwill27
Response from Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia DowntownResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay at Sonesta Philadelphia this past September! It was wonderful to read your detailed review and that you enjoyed our warm and friendly service and how comfortable and clean your guestroom was! September is a beautiful (and popular) time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the Royal Sonesta for several nights before and after, and during, a publishing conference last November. It was very convenient to stay at the hotel where the conference was, of course. Our room was lovely and set up nicely to work in....More

Thank Laura T
Response from Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia DowntownResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura, Thank you for your recent stay at the conference at Sonesta Philadelphia! We are thrilled to read your exhausting trip in from the West Coast was quickly improved once you arrived at our home! It was wonderful to read all the compliments on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on December 2016. It was a family trip and thought this was a good location to explore the city. and it was indeed. The staff is amicable and knowledgeable about destinations and things to do, which helped us narrow...More

Thank FrancescaMusica
Response from Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia DowntownResponded 1 week ago

Dear Francesca, Thank you for your recent one night stay at Sonesta Philadelphia! We are pleased you and your family enjoy your time in our historic city! There is so much to see and do and we certainly agree we are in the best location!...More

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Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
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Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$146 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#16 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$146 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#16 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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SidatReisterstown
9 November 2017|
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Response from Jordan C | Property representative |
Bedbugs travel with people and their belongings, so no hotel is immune to this issue, no matter how stellar the housekeeping department maintains the cleanliness of the property. Whenever there is a suspicion of bugs of... More
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chicky_Moniquee
8 October 2017|
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We do not have any jetted tubs in the hotel.
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Carla H
6 October 2017|
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Chris, I'm so glad that you enjoyed the stylish comfort of our mattresses during your recent stay with us! Our bedding is brand new from our recent $35 million property renovation. I will respond shortly with the exact make... More
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"Not sure, the walls were pretty thin, we could hear everything going on next door."
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"The deluxe queen rooms are wonderfully large and comfortable."
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"Corner rooms are smaller but they are further from the elevators so they are supposed to be quieter."
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"Book away from the elevators on a high floor."
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