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Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

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The "Old City" meets edgy glam at the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. Our hotel was conceived in homage to historical details of old Philadelphia fused with a modern energy. Walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Franklin Square and the Philadelphia Convention Center. Revel in a rejuvenating retreat in our stylish rooms. We deliver comfort and convenience with complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and 55-inch LCD TVs. Chez Ben, our on-site restaurant, is an all-day Bistro serving French classics with contemporary American twists. Sip, savor and enjoy the moment at M.Brown's Bar in the lobby. Keep up with your active lifestyle at our indoor pool and fitness center. Elevate your wedding reception or business meeting with our available catering services. Whether you're embarking on a leisurely getaway or productive corporate travels, the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is sure to please.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
160Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
66Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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The Renaissance is certainly in an ideal location for spending time at most of Philadelphia's attractions. It also is in a good location for business stays, as it's in close proximity to many venues and offices. The entire hotel was recently renovated during my stay. The
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Great location, comfortable bed. But who decided on the decor? The room looked as though it had been decorated by a goth teenager trying to complete a history assignment. But it was still better than than the elevator. Who thinks it’s appealing to close a guest into a small
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Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your honest feedback to your recent stay. We will look into what we can make better.
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There were cockroachs in my room. When I told the woman at the desk she said she would let maintenance know - that was it! Try sleeping with that in your head. So gross and obviously the last time I stay here.
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Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Apologies for the response you received. Certainly our engineering and housekeeping departments were notified immediately..
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Over the years we have stayed at this property. Used to be old world in keeping with the surrounding history. We loved the ambiance of the old design. I understand the need for a renovation.. but boy did it go wrong. First let me tell you we are premier elite Marriott people,
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Typical in-city Renaissance hotel near local attractions (liberty bell, independence hall, constitution center, etc.). Although in an historic building, the interior of the hotel is modern. There are two restaurants...a bistro serving food until 10 and a cocktail lounge.
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Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We appreciate your feedback.
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Clearly the Renaissance brand in Philly made a decision to move to an ultra-urban statement at this location. This hotel was a stately “Philadelphis Story” Snob Hill grand dame delivering overstuffed-chair lobby elegance and massive exterior columns until this renovation. The chain’s business-model likely counted on the fact the area is loaded with and overserved by hotels of that ilk. On recent arrival I was disappointed in the change, as I’d come to soothe my inner Winston Churchiil. Yet found the changes broke-down stuffy walls and that its vibrancy complimented the energy of its locale. The graffiti was not edgy, it was fluid with the open movement between the lobby, bar and restaurant. The miniscule check-ln desk ensured I was immediafely face-to-face with welcoming staff, not standing in a line thst has a cavernous no-woman’s zone of ineffiscient emptiness between your waiting-spot and he who holds the key to yoir room. The welcome was surprisingly upbeat, informal, personal and quickly met my every need. Though my senses had not planned on an urbancentric interior, I found that the clever restaurant and bar were so enjoyable I had no further distraction from my surroundings. Unless—you count the blaring music eminaing from the front of hotel that can be heard on the entire block. That’s a jolt that doesn’t stop. My ears kept seeking from where this carny Atlantic City boardwalk-sound was exuding, screaming “Pick Me!” I suggest the renovation of this old-standard beauty of a hotel correlates to the changes our times have enforced on its neighborly surroundings...the moving and enclosing of the Liberty Bell, the enforcement of heavily guarded no-standing zones in front of historic buildings, and a Visitors Center as large as Philadelphia’s Art Museum. Now those are changes to this beloved city harder to wrap graffiti around.
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Hi Melody, yes they will. Staff very accommodating I would ask if any of the refurbished rooms are available. Beautiful location they just need a lift. Great restaurants in all directions and if you want to see Independence Hall have someone go at 8am to grab timed tickets. Have fun!!
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What is the precise street address of the parking garage nearby?
I used Valet that allowed you to access car without additional fees.
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Take the airport line from the airport to Jefferson Station 10th and Market. The Market L is available there to 5th and Market. The hotel is 2 blocks away one to Chestnut and down chestnut a block to 4th
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Do you know if Marriott Reward Platinum members get free breakfast at this hotel?
Marriott reward platinum and gold receive a breakfast coupon for continental breakfast for two per night in the hotel restaurant Azalea. Breakfast is served from 6:30am -10:30am M-F and 6:30am -11:30 am Sa -Sun
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"High up facing park"
"Higher-floor rooms will help avoid street noise."
"Ask for a room with a view of Washington Square."
"The park view rooms have great views"
"Ask for a corner room facing the park."
$177 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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