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Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Room, 1 King Bed, Park View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, Park View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelRomantic Philadelphia hotel in Center City, Philadelphia, near Liberty Bell Center

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Location

Located in Center City, Philadelphia, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Rittenhouse Square and Ben Franklin National Memorial. Reading Terminal Market and University of Pennsylvania are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness center, a sauna, and a steam room are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 116 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. 24-hour room service, minibars, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Rittenhouse features an indoor pool and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A business center is on site at this 5-star property.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 8740 square feet (812 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a steam room, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Rittenhouse is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8740 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 812 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 116 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Lacroix - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Mary Cassatt Tearoom - Overlooking the garden, this café specializes in regional cuisine and serves light fare only. A children's menu is available.

The Library Bar - This tapas bar specializes in regional cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
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Spa Services

The Rittenhouse Spa has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
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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 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

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.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25.00 and USD 95.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per pet, per stay
  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Rittenhouse is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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