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The Rittenhouse Hotel

LHW.comUS$351*
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GreenLeadersSilver level
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$359*
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

And so I can't stay there again. The internet was so slow that my laptop screen kept freezing. I complained about this three times. No one seems to have a good idea of how to improve it. I'd like to stay there again on my next trip to Philly, but probably will stay at the Sofitel.

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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff very friendly. Location great. Room very large and confortable, coffee machine in the room. BUT our room had a view on parking and once we open the curtains we understood why they were shutted and the airco, the two airco to be precise, were impossible to switch off, the engineer had to come two time. At the reception they...

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Philly suburbs
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live right outside Philadelphia and we booked a night through Amex fine hotels which gives you a 4 o'clock check out and an upgrade if available. Check in was seam less and we went to our clean and well appointed room. The room faced the park. The room had robes, slippers and make up mirror. They left us a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check in was seamless from the car valet to the room upgrade on arrival. Room was great with a view of the park. Concierge service was exceptional with great restaurant and bar recommendations. Spa services were some of the best my wife has experienced and the buffet breakfast was well worth the early rise. The hotel is everything you would...

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RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at the Rittenhouse. Your review touches many of teh service points we stress every day and we are thrilled to know how much you and your wife enjoyed your time here. Please make us your home away from home whenever your travels bring you to Philadelphia!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As gracious and refined as it gets. I stayed there 10 years ago and chose it again for a recent trip. Facilities are up to date and include a wonderful spa. Staff are impeccably trained. Would go back in a heart beat.

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RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your return visit and endorsement of our service levels at The Rittenhouse! Please don't let another 10 years pass before your next visit. A new rooms renovation is next up for us later this year...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite hotel in Philadelphia , a great hotel in a quiet yet convenient location . The new restaurant attached to the hotel is great offering an outstanding Italian menu . I missed the former steakhouse but it's replacement is very good. I recommend this hotel for location , it 's nice rooms and professional staff.

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Matt N, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian R, Thank you for sharing your review on Tripadvisor. We are honored to be your favorite hotel in Philadelphia. I agree that our service, location, and facilities set us apart from others in Philadelphia. In addition, I am glad that you had the opportunity to enjoy some of the amazing offerings at our new restaurant Scarpetta. Thank you...

Kingsville, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for one night for a wedding that was, subsequently, called off. (April 1 may not be the greatest date for a wedding.) We loved the location, could have walked to the wedding venue. Turns out we could also walk easily to the Barnes, the Franklin Institute and the PA Academy of Arts, not to mention the...

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Matt N, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Orlop, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback in regards to your visit to The Rittenhouse. It is great to hear that our team was able to make you feel truly pampered and you appreciated our unique offerings. In addition, I am glad that you enjoyed our central location with easy access to museums and superb...

Falls Church
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Huge lovely room. Awesome tea experience..as usual...we did this last year. Check in was a breeze (but no treasure experience for my infant son ....for some reason). No issue with late check out. Biggest compliant --Valet. Ridiculous wait for car (and car confusion with "in and out"). Very unexpected for a "leading" hotel. We are still waiting for our car...

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Matt N, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ovenia1971 Thank you for your review and you kind comments regarding your overall Hotel experience. I am trully sorry to hear about your parking inconvenience; please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address your comments. Please ask for me personally on your next visit to the Hotel so I can ensure that you have a...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed here for my friend's birthday and it was wonderful! She stays here fairly frequently so the hotel knows them and that added an even extra layer of service. All of the staff were outstanding. We enjoyed tea in the Mary Cassatt room complete with special birthday treat they provided. The harpist was such a nice addition. We also...

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Matt N, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cricketboston, We were very happy to be your hosts on your recent trip to Philadelphia. Thank you for touching on our many points of difference which make us unique including genuine warmth, friendliness of the staff, afternoon tea, library bar, spa, pool, turn-down service, and, of course our Sunday Brunch. Your endorsement means a great deal to us. We...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful weekend getaway here that exceeded our expectations. The level of service is more than we could have asked for and rivals any top hotel anywhere. After dinner drinks in the library room with live jazz music was the perfect way to end the evening. I'd rate the mixed drinks they serve as the best I've ever...

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Matt N, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tat52015 Thank you for sharing your experience with other TripAdvisor users. We truly appreciate your comments regarding our Library Bar and most specifically the quality of the cocktails; special care is taken to thoughtfully make and customize each drink. We do feature live jazz every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening. Brunch at Lacroix is a true culinary delight and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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: $485 - $1,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
The Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia
Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia
Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#1 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#3 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#7 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Ask for a view of the park and go to the spa”
Mindalah, 25 May 2017 | Read review
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