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All reviews old city painted black valet parking independence hall great location platinum member liberty bell boutique hotel the air conditioning society hill restaurants and bars loved this hotel rooms are large we've stayed walking distance historic sites minute walk
The hotel was super nice and clean. It seem relatively new and the service was great. We did nit have housekeeping service but the room was very clean when we checked in. The one thing I noticed was that the rooms did not have refrigerators...More
Very nice hotel... location close walking distance to everything... especially if you're ok with walking... even better! Hotel offers in and out parking privileges so you can come and go for a good price...room was huge..tv huge! Bathroom nice! And corner room connects! Staff super...More
Clean and nice. Great location. Staff very nice. The only concern I had was that it was hard to get enough light in my room. Maybe it’s the bulbs they are using. I wasn’t in the room much but if I needed to do a...More
Hotel was nice with clean rooms although somewhat dark. It has an onsite restaurant and bar and within easy walking distance of landmarks in the Old City. The only thing I would recommend is to check your final bill carefully because on mine they added...More
Great location being able to walk to many historic sites, museums and restaurants. Hotel has the feel of a boutique hotel. Not a lot of walking required in hotel to get to rooms or restaurant/lobby. Our room was very clean and appeared to be newly...More
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, …MoreIndependence 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. Less
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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... More
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.
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... More
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!!