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AKA Rittenhouse Square

135 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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Ranked #19 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Janet H Appleton, Wisconsin
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the better part of a week in a lovely and spacious 1 bedroom. We were close enough to enjoy some fabulous restaurants in the area and happened to get to see the tree lighting for the Rittenhouse Square across the corner. So many things are available within a close radius you cannot name them all but you should... More 

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

Janet H, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review of AKA Rittenhouse Square. I'm thrilled to see that the team was helpful and warm and am very pleased to see you enjoyed your overall experience, while taking advantage of our prime location. We hope to have an opportunity to host you and your family again soon at AKA Rittenhouse Square.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was a bit skeptical, as every time we're in Philly we stay at the Ritz Carlton, but the AKA Rittenhouse blew it out of the water. We had a one-bedroom that overlooked the square. It was sooo perfect. The room was huge, a massive living room and den, with a huge kitchen. The staff was discreet and extremely helpful.... More 

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Natasha F, Thank you for providing feedback of your recent experience at AKA Rittenhouse Square. First, Happy Belated Birthday! I'm glad to see you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to take in our beautiful views of Rittenhouse Square. We look forward to welcoming you back to AKA when your travels bring you back to Philadelphia. Regards, Evan O'Donnell... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stayed at this hotel in July 2014 and was so lovely during our stay. Beautifully finished throughout and elegantly decorated. One of my good friends was staying there longterm but out of town for the weekend so invited us to stay in her room. Unfortunately within the first night I experienced bites I attributed to mosquito bites, but upon discovering... More 

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Brenna D, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your recent stay at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am terribly sorry to hear of your negative experience. Please know that we hold the cleanliness of our property, particularly the resident suites, to a very high standard and have a pro-active weekly inspection program using the best technology in... More 

Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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

Marianne B, Where do I start: Thank you, thank you, thank you. We appreciate the very kind words and am so glad to see how much you enjoyed your stay with AKA Rittenhouse Square. We look forward to having a suite overlooking the park when your travels bring you back to Philadelphia. Regards, Evan O'Donnell General Manager AKA Rittenhouse Square More 

Hobart
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 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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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 July 30, 2014

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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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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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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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
23 helpful votes 23 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 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel 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 

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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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Number of rooms: 80
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#17 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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