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Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   120 South 17th Street, (City Center West), Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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Ranked #7 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location and service. Picked inclusive breakfast and valet parking package. Staff oozed customer service. Good location for walking to all attractions, restaurants shopping etc. Visited Farmers market on Saturday. Would definitely stay again.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The last time I was in Philly I stayed at the Palomar directly across the road from the Sofitel. It's funkier and more expensive, but the service is better in the Sofitel (and it's by no means unfunky itself, particularly the lobby). Free wifi and car parking that's about $10 a night cheaper too. Really good business hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived at the Lowes it was 5star treatment. Even the girl Inez who valet parked our car was friendly and professional! then check in with Daisha was a gem so courteous and pleasant! she even gave us an upgrade to a corner king room . i highly recommend the lowes the staff ,location,cleanliness,lobby ,room size I... More

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Calgary, Canada
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71 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice location in the downtown of Philly. Check in and out was fast and painless. The room was nice in size, great work area, wifi and had a great bathroom with shower. There was lots to see and do within walking distance from this hotel , with easy access to restaurants and shops.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location is prefect to discover possibly the most historic US city, Philadelphia resonates with a certain buzz and the Sofitel is it's heart. The staff are courteous and friendly, and take the guests' needs as their priority to ensure you get the best experience bar none. The rooms are comfortably appointed, and along with the usual in room facilities,... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TH D, It was a true delight to read your wonderful review! I am so pleased that not only did your have the opportunity to enjoy all of our amenities, but that our ambassadors truly made your stay with us memorable as well. As you mentioned, our guests' needs are our priority and it is good to hear that... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is always a fantastic place for my wife and I to stay when in Philadelphia. It's in the middle of the city, walking distance to tourist destinations, shopping and eating. The staff is absolutely fantastic and will take care of everything you need. One thing to consider though if you have kids, there's no pool, no games or stuff... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Cher Garrison L, It is a pleasure to hear multiple reviews from loyal guests such as you and your wife. We look forward to continuing to welcome back you and your family to Sofitel Philadelphia. We also have games that we are always happy to provide to our guests and their families. Any of our ambassadors would be happy to... More

New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very spacious and clean and had a nice view of the city. We traveled with our dog and she was very comfortable and hotels staff was very nice and friendly and dog friendly. I thought that hotel valet parking staff did a very good job in accommodating our schedule. We really enjoyed our stay at the Sofitel... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Bonjour SK2288, Thank you for your great review and beautiful photos that you posted! I am so glad we provided not only you, but your dog as well with a great stay. We look forward to having you and your pooch stay with us again soon! Warm Regards, Vincent More

Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First trip to Philadelphia. Chose the hotel because it was the lead hotel for Diner en Blanc. Great location both to the dinner and to area attractions. Was able to walk to and from historic city with ease. From the time I stepped foot in hotel until I left, treated exceptionally well. Check in was smooth; Anthony was very attentive.... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear txmdtraveler, It is great to hear that you celebrated Diner En Blanc with us! We felt privileged to host this exciting event's after party and are very glad that you indulged in staying over and enjoying the city and its attractions right outside our doors while visiting. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, especially for next years... More

Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting Philadelphia. Central location--walking distance to great bars and restaurants (For a low-key (but clean!) hole-in-the-wall bar try the Wrap Shack located on a 2-minute walk from the hotel). Walking distance from the Travel and Leisure reviewed pie shop "I Luv Magpie" (Went with a good, but very sugary Vanilla Custard slice). Walking distance to many subway stops... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Bonjour sp174604, I am delighted that you choose us to stay with for you first visit to Philadelphia! We have phenomenal attractions right outside our doors, just steps away, and are so glad that you were able to enjoy several of them with the recommendations of our ambassadors. We look forward to having you back again for another trip to... More

New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a perfect location to see Philadelphia. My husband and I had a romantic two night stay here. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was clean. We were on the 9th floor which had a great view. Higher is definitely better. There are many great restaurants just a couple blocks away. We walked to independence hall....a little... More

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Vincent V, General Manager at Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel, responded to this review

Cher simmerbri, I am delighted that we were able to provide you and your husband with a romantic get away to Philadelphia. We are fortunate to be right in the middle of downtown, close to all major attractions, but also in a secluded quiet little pocket, great for romantic stays. We eagerly await your next trip. Warm Regards, Vincent More

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Address: 120 South 17th Street, (City Center West), Philadelphia, PA 19103
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel 4*
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#3 Green Hotel in Philadelphia #4 Business Hotel in Philadelphia #6 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #6 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia #8 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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The Sofitel Philadelphia hotel blends French elegance with American style, providing a refined environment for upscale business and leisure travel. Experience this sophisticated downtown Philadelphia hotel, which serves as the cornerstone of the new French Quarter, steps from Rittenhouse Square. Offering the height of contemporary comfort and convenience, this downtown Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel provides the ideal setting, just minutes from the convention center and historical attractions. ... more   less 
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