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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Philadelphia hotel in Center City, Philadelphia, walk to Ben Franklin National Memorial

Location

Located in the center of Philadelphia, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Art Institute of Philadelphia and Ben Franklin National Memorial. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a health club, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a seasonal outdoor pool are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 439 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown features a health club and a seasonal outdoor pool. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 16000 square feet (1486 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in the lobby, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown is a smoke-free property.

  • Meeting rooms 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Total number of rooms - 439 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 16000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 25 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Health club 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1486 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Climate control 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
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Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a seasonal outdoor pool.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38-42 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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