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The Rittenhouse Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Ranked #2 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Princeton NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights over the 4th of July weekend. We received an excellent room rate which included valet parking. Internet access was complimentary. The water pressure in the shower was super. The hallways were quiet. The valet and front desk staff were friendly and helped make the stay very pleasant. One minor disappointment was the bed pillows.... More

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us over the Independence Day holiday. We strive to be excellent in every area and will take a close look at our pillow inventory. We feature various types and sizes and will ensure that all are the best available. Please come back and see us whenever you are in Philadelphia! More

New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Elegant, classic, clean rooms. Helpful and friendly staff. In the heart of Philadelphia within close distance to every attraction. Staff was always helpful and friendly whether it was for a restaurant reservation, advanced order of a taxi, recommendations on nightlife. Highly recommended

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

We aim to please and clearly hit the mark with your recent visit... Thank you so much for telling others about your Rittenhouse experience and we hope to see you again very soon! More

Quincy, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time I stay at this hotel, I wish I could spend more time there. It is a wonderful place, with a nice quiet space off from the lobby for reading and relaxing. NIce courtyard in the back. Minutes away from whatever you want to do in Philly, with a lot of things in walking distance. The service is outstanding... More

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

We work every day on trying to personalize our service. It is heartening to hear that you felt as if you were our only guest because that is precisely what we are aiming for.. Please consider us your home away from home in Philadelphia and thank you for choosing the Rittenhouse! More

New York, USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spend 4th of July in Philadelphia and had chosen The Rittenhouse because of the many positive comments. We stayed in a city viewing king size room, very spacious, perfect bed, nice bathroom, all very clean and well kept (and even had a view on the fireworks from our window!). Highly attentive staff and great location very central at Rittenhouse... More

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Please be sure to join us at other times of the year as well...We always look for new ways to show off our location and access to the heart of Philadelphia. Thank you so much for telling others about your experience. More

Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed this weekend and found the hotel to be as others have noted, very good indeed. I stayed in a park view room. Comfortable bed, spacious room (even without the separate living room that the larger suites have), nice bathroom, very attentive staff, nice decor, very good restaurant, and good location. From the doormen to the restaurant staff, everyone was... More

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G Keith W, Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Highly Attentive: Thank you very much for your positive feedback regarding your stay. In particular I am happy to see you noticed our committment to sustainability and our responsible Earth View Program. In addtion I am excited to share your "shout outs" with our staff. Finally please stay in touch as we plan to launch our state of the... More

Philadelphia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every single hotel employee we came in contact with was friendly, pleasant, courteous, efficient and helpful!!! The Rittenhouse is one of those rare places where you sleep as soundly as you do at home.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your endorsement and please let us know what we can do to earn a perfect rating from you based on your experience. We always know that as good as we try to be that we can always do better... Reg Archambault More

Boston, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's so much that's perfect about Rittenhouse. From the minute you arrive, the valets are very friendly as was Brian at Concierge and the front desk staff. Room we got at great wedding rate of $219 was huge with large bathroom as well. Few small issues that made it not perfect....pillows are terrible, very puffy and firm. And to flush... More

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

It is good to hear that you had a pleasant visit to The Rittenhouse. We continue to upgrade in every area and will unveil our new spa and salon very soon. Please know that we have both firm and soft as well as down and hypoallergenic pillows available on request. Please feel free to let us know your preference so... More

New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a special online deal that got me a room below the normal rates for this hotel and I've wanted to stay there for years. They still gave me a terrific room--large, clean, well appointed, comfortable--with a view of the city and the square. The bars and food are absolutely first rate. And the location can't be beat.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Great to have you with us! Please check our website often as we offer packages and specials quite frequently. We appreciate having you as our guest. More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rooms & service. Park across the street is an oasis with huge shade trees. Gorgeous views from our room. Very attentive and helpful staff. Breakfast buffet sub par for such a high end hotel. Not a 5 because of the restaurant.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us and others know about your experience at the Rittenhouse. We are very proud of our offerings in Lacroix and elsewhere in the hotel but are always looking for ways to enhance and/or improve. Please feel free to contact me directly to give us ideas on what you would like to see offered and know that... More

los angeles
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177 reviews 177 reviews
60 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel with very nice staff. We were upgraded to a park view suite which was great and even had a kitchen with a washer/ dryer which was a convenient bonus as we had been traveling a while already. Rooms are very traditional. Technology felt a little dated but internet never went down! They really keep things working and in... More

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. Our "old world" is indeed getting newer with upgrades continuously happening. Next up will be our entirely new spa, salon and health club due to open by the end of summer. Please do check back as the majority of our rooms have been refreshed or are newly built, like our Park Suites. We appreciate your... More

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Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 4.5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Philadelphia #2 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia #3 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #3 Family Hotel in Philadelphia #4 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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The AAA Five Diamond Award winning Rittenhouse Hotel (23 years consecutively) is rated one of the top hotels in the World as well as #1 hotel in Pennsylvania by Travel + Leisure. The Rittenhouse has an ideal location directly on Rittenhouse Square for business or pleasure. Guests may walk out with easy access to boutique shopping, restaurants and the Center City business district is just steps away. The guestrooms at the Rittenhouse are the largest in the city, the smallest measuring 450-600 square feet, with views of Rittenhouse Square or the city. Guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, overnight shoe shine and newspaper delivery to their room. Lacroix at the Rittenhouse is one of the top restaurants in Philadelphia with panoramic views of Rittenhouse Square. Our Sunday Brunch is rated #1 in Philadelphia. ... more   less 
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