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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent a lovely evening in Philly at the Rittenhouse. We stayed in one of the residences, nice, but way more than we needed. The bath is in need of an upgrade, but the bed is extremely comfortable and we'll be back....More

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Response from Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 19 January 2015

While we have fewer rooms in total than most hotels, there are several categories to choose from within the property. Your point on the bath rooms is well taken. We are actively looking at upgrading this important piece throughout as soon as possible. In the...More

Reviewed 18 January 2015

We loved our stay here. The service and the friendliness of the staff were the best part, followed by the hotel's great location. The room was spacious and comfy, and the food options and pool were great amenities. The only minor draw back was the...More

Thank Chris H
Response from Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 19 January 2015

We are currently putting a plan in place to remodel all bathrooms that have not already undergone renovation. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed all the other aspects of your stay and look forward to welcoming you back sometime very soon.

Reviewed 17 January 2015

The Rittenhouse hotel is a dated but charming 1950's property. We stayed in the one bedroom 850 sq feet suite which was very large and included a whole kitchen. However, it was slightly disappointing. the room was old, but not a charming old.Anyway, I have...More

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Response from Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 19 January 2015

Thank you for joining us. We will check and update our images online to ensure what is depicted accurately reflects our room types and rates. In addition to the upgrades in our lobby, guest rooms and spa/salon already completed, we will continue to improve our...More

Reviewed 15 January 2015

Had not been to Philly for years and thought would try somewhere I had not stayed before. Welcome was insincere and felt like a recorded message. It was quite quick and the coolest thing is giving you keys which have your country of origin on...More

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Response from Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 15 January 2015

Thank you for trying us for the first time this visit. While it is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall and certain elements were superior; I do apologize for the few bumps in service and inconsistencies you noted. We will certainly...More

Reviewed 9 January 2015

Love a lot about this grande dame hotel(great location, doormen, front desk, wait staff), but there are a few areas that need attention: breakfast quality needs a major upgrade in ingredient quality. In addition, turndown has become ho-hum and inconsistent: we all love a chocolate...More

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Response from Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 9 January 2015

Thank you for your visit and timely comments. I am happy to say that we are rolling out our new breakfast menu next week that will feature several new items and signature dishes. Please let us know your preferred time for turn down and we...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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US$376 - US$851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
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US$376 - US$851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
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FreeToRoamAgain
17 November 2017|
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Response from RArchambault | Property representative |
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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crlauman
2 November 2017|
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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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CandP2014
23 September 2017|
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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... More
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