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The Rittenhouse Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

You glide into the arrival circle and are greeted by very pleasant and attentive people who receive your car for valet parking and put your luggage on their cart. Check in is quick, professional, and they were expecting us. The bellhop placed our luggage, checked the air conditioning and other details before wishing us a pleasant visit to Philadelphia. The... More

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Boston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 'big' anniversary and our experience was mixed. We visited the hotel many times "back in the day" when we had a lot less money but wanted a romantic treat and were always blown away by the elegance and fine service. The service is still mostly wonderful, e.g., when informed that we were celebrating a wedding... More

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New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated a long birthday weekend at The Rittenhouse and I must say that the level of service this hotel provided is without equal in the States. We were particularly spoiled by Sylvain and his restaurant team, who at every meal wished me a happy birthday and sent treats, but to be fair everyone we encountered was the perfect blend... More

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

Sylvain Briens and his team do a wonderful job taking care of the details in executing the service of Chef Jon Cichon's dishes. We are lucky to have both and truly appreciate you taking the time to write such a thorough and thoughtful review. The highest compliment that you can pay us is a return visit. Please let us know... More

Annville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We meet my friend and her husband there once a year ....we actually stay in one of the condos at the Rittenhouse. Beautiful. Comfortable so close all the good shopping and restaurants. Love the weekend

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

Dear Kelley, Whether in one of our residential rooms, Park Suites or deluxe guest rooms; our location, service and atmosphere is the best available. The Rittenhouse is the perfect gathering place for friends and family at any time of year. We hope to see you again soon... More

Munich, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location to explore all the sites Philadelphia has to offer. We enjoyed our stay a lot. The room was nice, breakfast was as good as we had expected it to be, and the staff was helpful and friendly. The hotel offers local rides in its Jaguar. You cannot book the car in advance, and... More

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

Thanks for noting our location and complementary house car service. No need to rent a car when you visit as Philadelphia is such an accessible city. Please be sure to come back to see our new spa which opens next month. All the best, Reg Archambault More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at The Rittenhouse Hotel while on vacation 8/8/14 - 8/10/14. Great location, convenient to dining and shopping in area of the city that has undergone surprising gentrification over the past 15 years. The rooms are large and brightly lit, clean and quiet. Spacious bathroom and sitting area. The room worked quite well when our daughter's... More

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

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the heart of Philadelphia. Please do make a point of trying Lacroix, our restaurant located on the second level overlooking Rittenhouse Square. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily as well as a wonderful brunch every Sunday. I am sure that you will enjoy it... More

Tuscany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel definitely exceeded my expectations! I came to this hotel with my family for a concert in Philadelphia. We had an overall amazing experience. The hotel is located in an absolutely beautiful part of the city. The staff are all very very nice and helpful. Florence helped us with our reservation and couldn't be any nicer. Kaitlyn checked us... More

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

Recognition of birthdays and other special events are important to us because of the memories they make that do last a life time. Thank you for celebrating with us! Be sure to come back whenever you are in Philadelphia and will will try to make every visit just as memorable. More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient to numerous excellent restaurants. Friendly and attentive team. Room 905 had great views and even though next to the elevator there was absolutely no noise. The almost instantaneous elevator access was outstanding. Free wifi with plenty of bandwidth. Loved the little green frog to leave on the bed to keep the same linens. It is clear that The Rittenhouse... More

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

Thank you for your recognition of our efforts! We take great pride and have a good time taking care of our guests. We hope to see you soon and have made a note of your preferences for future visits. All the best, Reg Archambault More

Springdale, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family, consisting of 2 kids and 2 adults, consider The Rittenhouse Hotel the only place to stay when visiting Philadelphia. The service, the staff, the accommodations are 5 star. It is perfectly located on the west side of Rittenhouse Square which is a beautiful park that is enjoyed by many and there are a lot of great restaurants and... More

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

Thank you Melissa. Families are important to us and we are perfectly situated as a starting off point to explore Philadelphia. Please continue to make us you home away from home on future visits! More

Manahawkin, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed at the Rittenhouse recently while my daughter attended the Rock School for Dance Summer Ballet Intensive. The hotel is located in the beautiful Rittenhouse Square section of Philly. The staff was very welcoming and warm during every interaction and made our stay comfortable. The rooms are clean and well kept with your every need met as quickly... More

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

We are so happy that you and your family had such a memorable visit. We are very proud to be your Philadelphia home and hope to welcome you back sometime soon! More

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Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 4.5*
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia #1 Business Hotel in Philadelphia #2 Family Hotel in Philadelphia #3 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #7 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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The AAA Five Diamond Award winning Rittenhouse Hotel (24 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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