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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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GreenLeaders Silver level
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
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room Service
Spa
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Babysitting
Sauna
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Luxury
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Special Offer:Suite Retreat Package
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Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1031Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
191Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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UncleDave35
Gainesville, Georgia
183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
This was the sixth year in a row my Sweetie and I have spent T'Day at this most wonderful hotel. It is exceptionally beautiful at this time since all holiday decorations are up, both outside and inside. It is located on Rittenhouse Square which includes a great park surrounded by restaurants and stores. The hotel is staffed top to bottom with friendly people who go to great ends to make all visitors feel comfortable and welcome. Accommodations are quite large with comfortable beds and furniture. All rooms have been updated within the last year. This is an upscale, high end hotel but well worth the expense if you like to walk in the park, dine at great restaurants and go shopping. This is a very safe area of the city as well. We'll be back next year, Lord willing!
Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
We are grateful to be your annual home for the holidays! You are right in that all of our guest rooms are completely new from top to bottom and our location is the best in the city; parkside on Rittenhouse Square. Our service is our main focus and it is a pleasure to know that you feel this visit after visit. Thank you for your review and best wishes to you and your family for the season!
eaejnyc
1014
Reviewed 2 weeks agovia mobile
Just spent a few great days at the Rittenhouse..our go to place in Philadelphia.
It's overlooking charming Rittenhouse square and has a quintessential Philly feel!
We stayed in a spacious suite with a park view and our kids stayed in an adjoining room.. The recently redecorated rooms are elegantly appointed and the staff is so nice, warm and always helpful. The general manager, Reginald Archambault, is always incredibly accommodating! The spa is great and room service terrific. We wouldn't think of staying anywhere else in Philadelphia!
Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for telling others the many reasons to stay at The Rittenhouse. Prime location, newly redecorated rooms, urban retreat spa and warmth in service... all important differentiators for us! Wishing you and your family the best for the holidays and we hope to see you again soon.
Vanessa78_12
Perth, Australia
2310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
From check-in to check-out my stay was wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful and happy to make suggestions on things to see and do, as well as delicious places to dine. The room I had was lovely - very spacious and clean. Service outstanding. I can't fault them.
Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Vanessa, Thank you so much for choosing The Rittenhouse. We appreciate your review and wish you the very best for the holiday season. Please be sure to come back to see all of our offerings and amenities during this wonderful time of year.
sallyg899
Reading, Pennsylvania
349191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
My daughters and I went for an afternoon tea. What a lovely afternoon we had with champagne and several choices of teas and the finger sandwiches and desserts were excellent. Beautiful garden off the tea room and they had a very nice young lady playing the harp, which helped make the mood quiet and peaceful. Service was fantastic and it was first class all the way. Would recommend it to anyone.
Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sally, Thank you so much for joining us fro Afternoon Tea and posting your thoughtful review. Our Mary Cassatt Room is a lovely setting and we serve tea every afternoon from 2pm-5pm. Please be sure to come back over the holidays when we will have the hotel fully decorated, including two home made gingerbread houses featuring iconic Philadelphia buildings flanking the tea room.
Sandy C
Bethesda, Maryland
334112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
This stately old hotel on Rittenhouse Square is still one of philadelphia's best. Yes, it's old, yes, it's not perfect, yes, it's not a boutique property, but it has a great location and very nice service. Complaints are handled well and there were a few of them. Breakfast trays not collected in a timely fashion, phone service not perfect and lastly our suite not made up when we returned after 4pm. But in their defense, someone had put a do not disturb sign on our door unbeknownst to us after our early morning departure. Once made aware of this the people in charge of this came right up and serviced our suite. Room service meals were adequate but the food not always so. I feel that they need a better menu with more choices. All in all, I would return.
Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sandy, Thank you very much for your recent visit and helpful review. We strive to be on point with consistent levels of service throughout. I am grateful for your feedback on in room dining and housekeeping timing. We will review and redouble our efforts in these two key areas and hope to have you back again soon so we may earn your highest marks. Please feel free to reach out directly to me towards that end.
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Elliottsmadre
29 September 2018|
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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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Mayra G
14 July 2018|
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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... More
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FreeToRoamAgain
17 November 2017|
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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... More
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"I would choose a park view suite"
SandyC121
4 weeks ago
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"King bed with pull out sofa"
Clinboca
4 Nov 2018
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"Did not stay here just went for a wedding."
G1230HNthomass
17 Sep 2018
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"King room with park view"
DouglasM927
10 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$356 - US$709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
118
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