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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed at lovely properties around the world, and while this has some gorgeous touches and a fun location near the park, I have to say I was pretty disappointed for the price. The room service was no better than might be at a bar down the street. There are some lavish decorations but can't overcome the old design and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take a great location, mix in beautiful rooms, attentive staff and great food. You get The Rittenhouse. Our room was large, well appointed and comfortable. The bed was heavenly. We had a full kitchen, just in case we wanted to cook dinner for two. The staff was very helpful with directions, suggestions of places to visit and finding a safety... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You want luxury? They have luxury. The suite was wonderful. Spacious bathroom with all the amenities. Large living space with comfortable desk and couch. The bar has nice outdoor seating. All the staff is pleasant and helpful. Highly recommend.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Philadelphia for business travel, I spent one night at this hotel, and I somehow got an upgrade to a Park View Suite. This huge suite (half bath, living/dining room, kitchenette, bedroom with full bath) had been recently renovated with very nice finishes - it was a very nice surprise after a very long day of travel and work.... More 

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

MMD523, It was a pleasure to have you from Pittsburgh to enjoy one of our Park Suites. It is a tough call between the bed and the bath in terms of luxury and comfort. Please make us your go to hotel for future visits and thank you for your thoughtful review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a Mothers day trip and found it to be one of the best hotels i have stayed in. The rooms are spacious and very well decorated. It made me want to go home and decorate my bedroom in the same blues,beiges and yellows. The hotel is centrally located right in front of a quaint little park. Many... More 

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

Linda, Thank you for spending your Mother's Day with us. We are happy to know that our decor and location were so memorable and that you were able to enjoy our Four Star restaurant, Lacroix. Have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a marvelous hotel: warm, efficient service by well-groomed bellhops and receptionists, quiet spacious room, wonderful mary cassat tea-room, tasteful library bar, and gastronomic restaurant, LaCroix, with delicious food and attentive service. But close your eyes. There is piped in muzak everywhere! Is this a holiday inn express?

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

933badger, Music aside, it appears you truly enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you make us your home in Philadelphia for all of the reasons you point to in your review...Not the least of which is warm, personalized service. More 

NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights for a business meeting. The valet took my name, brought me [and my luggage] to reception - and passed on my name. From then on, everyone seems to call you by name...it's curiously welcoming. They obliged me with a large King room with a park view, near the elevator [as requested]. The room was... More 

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

lynx46, It was a pleasure to have you with us! We lead with service and it is heartening to hear that we performed so well in your experience. Please be sure to join us whenever your travels bring you to Philadelphia. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luxurious Suite. Great service. Delicious food. Quiet. Perfect for a weekend away. Our full-sized crib was waiting for us upon arrival. We went down for dinner at the attached steakhouse, and it was delicious. Relaxing time at the pool. We had a restful night. Although the hotel is in prime location, the room was well soundproofed and quiet. Nice large... More 

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

Christina, Thank you for your recent visit with your family. We truly appreciate your recommendation. For future visits please note that the steakhouse adjacent to the hotel is in transition and we will have a new restaurant opening in that space in the spring of 2016. In the meantime we still offer three meal service in Lacroix and several items... More 

Fla
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to spend two nites at the Rittenhouse due to a sad situation of a funeral. Fabulouus location, elegant and a wonderful staff from the front desk to concierge and most especially the dining room. The lovely young lady in the morning could not have been more thoughtful and caring the morning of the funeral when I... More 

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

While we are very sorry for the circumstances of your visit, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and plan to return. In the meantime, we wish you and your family the very best and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rittenhouse for two days this week. The room was lovely, very spacious and very comfortable bed. The service was really outstanding; they even offered us a free ride to the Barnes Collection, which we wanted to see. And when we were leaving they offered us some bottles of water to take in our car. The service... More 

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

Outdoor dining is always a treat and our courtyard adjacent to the Mary Cassatt tea room is a wonderful spot for tea, lunch or drinks before or after dinner. Thank you for joining us and we hope you return at any season to enjoy all that Philadelphia and The Rittenhouse has to offer. More 

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