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AKA Rittenhouse Square

135 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Were do I start: Location, location, location. Big , lovely decorated apartment , with great view over rittenhouse square. This is a hotel but it also rents out apartments on long term base, and serves as somebody's home for a while. I stayed with my husband who was on a business trip so we didn't pay for the room ourselves,... More

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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week on an international business trip and would definitely recommend the property, location and staff. Walking distance to everything in downtown Philadelphia, clean and spacious 1 bedroom apartment, very friendly staff and excellent restaurant and bar attached.

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

KMTas, Thank yyou for the feedback provided from your recent stay at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I'm glad to see you enjoyed many aspects of your stay with regards to the location, services, and accommodations at AKA. We look forward to the opporutnity to host you again in the near future. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA Rittenhouse Square More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 2 weeks at AKA Residence during a business trip in Philadelphia. My one bedroom apartment was very spacious and comfortable and the hotel is in a great location, very close to the financial district (and the shops)! The hotel is approx. 15 min walk from the main train station. The apartment itself was very clean and had everything... More

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Jemma L, We appreciate the feedback on your most recent stay with us at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am very pleased to see how much you enjoyed the accommodations, amenities, and services. I do hope we have an opportunity to host you again next time you are in Philadlephia for either business or pleasure., Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA... More

manchester
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My wife was lucky enough to be put up here for a couple of weeks and i joined her for a few days. great service. very friendly and helpful staff. the rooms were well maintained, clean and well presented. the bed was great. kitchen facilities were good quality, not a home kitchen but enough for what we needed. i would... More

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

happycoupletravel, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your accommodation, and am glad our team was able to provide fantastic service. We look forward to the opporutnity to host you again in the near future. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA Rittenhouse Square More

Las Pinas, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My wife and I traveled to US for a business trip and the long leg of the trip was in Philly. We stayed here for exactly 60 days and I think that the place is really wonderful and the facilities are adequate. - Due to the length of stay we got an upgrade and a discount - Our room had... More

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

ralphralph910, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience over the 2 months with us. It's nice to hear that you had an opportunity to take advantage of some of our unique features such as the in-suite fully equipped kitchens and partnership with the expansive off-site... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The location ever... In the Rittenhouse. SQR , 28th with Walnut. The aka.kitchen and also a.Bar. A very nice oozy place with excellent staff all around you. Can't say more. It's the place to live and love, and be loved.

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Abdul W, Thank you for sharing your experience at AKA Rittenhouse Square. We do indeed have an ideal location, and am very pleased to see that you also enjoyed your accommodation in addition to our very talented service team. We appreciate you providing feedback and look forward to an opportunity to host you again. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA... More

Granite Bay, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We have now stayed at AKA in Philadelphia twice for a week at a time. We were there because our daughter had recently had a baby and needed our help. The 1 bedroom suite with full kitchen was beautiful and had everything we needed. The staff was amazing especially Brittany the Guest Services Manager. The location is superb with several... More

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

kathleen r, Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. I'm am very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that your new grandson was equally impressed! Congratulations to you and your family. We look forward to the opportunity to host you again soon as I'm sure... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I stayed in a two bedroom suite, and was fortunate enough to have extended family covering my week long stay here. Of course, when I am not paying, there is hardly room for complaint. However, for those of you who will be paying full price and are wondering whether it is worth it or not, here is my honest opinion... More

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managementakars, Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear diyTripper, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Trip Advisor. I'm glad to see that you enjoyed many aspects of your week-long stay at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I always enjoy hearing praises of our #1 asset at AKA, our team members. Additionally, I appreciate your feeback about areas of opportunity, as we use this feedback to assist in... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights midweek 17th September. The staff at check in & throughout the stay we're incredibly courteous. We enjoyed an evening in the bar, again service very good. The location is fantastic. I can highly recommend this hotel.

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Getmedown, Thank you for sharing your experience via Trip Advisor. I'm glad to hear that the team took great care of your needs. We're very excited about our newest amenity "a.bar", which it seems you took the opportunity to enjoy. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA Rittenhouse Square More

Dallas, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We stayed here first week of August as our home base to tour Philadelphia historic sites. Our room was a one bedroom suite with full kitchen and was lovely! Very spacious, all recently rebuilt interior. Well furnished with everything you could need for cooking if you choose to. Right across the street from Rittenhouse Park which was very nice. A... More

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear Ron L, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience via Trip Advisor. I am very pleased to see that you enjoyed the spacious accommodations, and had the opportunity to enjoy some of the activity that makes the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood so special. We hope to host you again in the near future. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General... More

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Address: 135 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia #15 Business Hotel in Philadelphia #31 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
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