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Aloft Philadelphia Downtown

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101 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6523
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 10/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 10/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#22 of 99 hotels in Philadelphia
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Centrally located in Center City and near top historic destinations, Aloft Philadelphia Downtown is walking distance from City Hall and the Liberty Bell at Independence Hall. Relax in our boutique-style lobby in the beautifully-restored Liberty Title & Trust Company building or venture out to explore masterpieces at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Get down to business at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, adjacent to our hotel for quick access. After attending a conference, debrief with your coworkers in one of our meeting spaces and print your notes in our business center. We offer a 24-hour grab-and-go eatery with self-serve options when you need a snack, plus a new full-service Starbucks and W YXZ Bar serving craft cocktails and small bites. Lounge in your soft bed when it's time to retire for the evening. Once you're settled in and comfortable, access Netflix and Hulu on our HDTVs or use our plug-and-play hub for entertainment. Stay in style at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Yoga room
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Golf course
Hiking
Raquetball
Tennis court
Aerobics offsite
Billiards
Evening entertainment
Patio
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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hrobinson1114 wrote a review Oct 7
Hopkinsville, Kentucky2411 contributions242 helpful votes
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Housed in an old bank, this a fun, hip midlevel Marriott chain. Had a couple snafus with my toilet not flushing and housekeeping arriving late, but we are in a pandemic, and the hotel staff addressed each concern quickly and with a smile. They are courteous, with fast solutions. Nice clean rooms with decent views. And the BEST blackout shades ever—I didn’t even need my sleep mask. Bed a little firm for my taste, but not terribly so. Clean, crisp linens. Nice pantry with lots of water, sports drinks, and booze, as well as snacks. Nice bar and outdoor patio area with good bartenders—for two nights, I had a bartender just make me her random choice of drinks, and they are tasty and affordable. Kitchen still not up and running, but again, pandemic. This hotel couldn’t be better situated for touring the main sites of Philadelphia. Right next to PAFA, the Masonic lodge, and Reading Terminal Market, it’s no more than 2-3 tenths of a mile from most things, and less than a mile to constitution square/liberty bell. About a mile to things like National Justice Museum, Mutter, etc. I very rarely had to take a Lyft anywhere. I will definitely stay here again when returning to Philly.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Barry M wrote a review Oct 3
Cordova, Tennessee200 contributions84 helpful votes
Great location as a jumping of point for sightseeing, near City Hall, the Basilica, Logan's Square, and Reading Terminal Market. Located at the southern terminus of Franklin Parkway at Broad & Arch, we walked the parkway to visit many of the cities noted attractions - Franklin Institute, Rodan's Museum, Barnes Museum, the Washington Monument, and Philadelphia Museum of Art, to name just a few. Also a little further, but easily walkable to Independence Square and further east to the attractions on the Delaware River. Also next door the the convention center. A repurposed bank building, our room was on the 14th floor with good nightlines of downtown. The rooms were quite and clean. Workout room is in the old vault in the basement, which was a novelty. Reception area is stark, though they did have a nice little bar next to the desk. No restaurant, but plenty of food choices within walking distance. We would stay there on future visits to Philadelphia.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from evan evans, General Manager at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Responded 2 weeks ago
937, Thank you for the 5 STAR REVIEW! We are glad you got to enjoy many of the great sites and scenes in Philly! We are right in the middle of it all. Glad to be your hotel of choice! See you on your next expedition! Evan pro tip for fitness fun - the vault door in the gym can be moved. Use your legs, it's heavy!
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btouro wrote a review Sep 2021
Oak Hill, Florida273 contributions106 helpful votes
A few years back, I was attending a convention in Philadelphia and stayed at the Aloft Hotel across the street from the Reading Market. This year, with my wife along, I wanted her to have the same wonderful experience I did in the prior visit. As I arrived at the hotel, I was surprised to see it was not the hotel I expected. Upon checking in I was told that the hotel that previously was the Aloft was now a Homewood Suites by Hilton, whereas subsequently Marriott bought the Aloft brand. When I booked the description near the convention center seemed right, so it was a case of mistaken identity. As for this hotel, it is a skyrise, our room was on the 12th floor and the room was rather small. Parking is public around the corner of the hotel and aside from that it was fine for a 1 night sleepover. The staff was very helpful and attentive and noted upon our arrival our room was not ready. They did call and let us know when it was. I didn't find the room or furnishings/decor to be anything to get excited over, it was average and a bit on the small side, pricing was what one would expect of a downtown center city night stay. Bed was comfortable enough, view from 12th floor overlooked the convention center roof. Biggest disappointment was the mix up on the locale which is my fault for not researching further.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Response from evan evans, General Manager at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Btouro, Thank you for sharing your experience. I appreciate your recognition of our helpful and attentive staff. When you return to Philadelphia I hope we will become your hotel of choice. Happy Fall, Evan
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BodegaTravels wrote a review Sep 2021
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution
Great location right downtown near many metro stops with easy access. Staff was extremely patient and friendly considering everything going on at various times. The outdoor terrace next to the lobby is also a very cool & interesting space. I paid using Bonvoy points, 40,000 points/night, which was extremely overpriced for the quality of the rooms and hotel overall. My room wasn’t very clean, there was dust throughout the room and some small messes around the desk & fridge area. Bathroom also could’ve been cleaner. Very basic Aloft property overall that was not worth the price. However, staff made up for most of the property’s issues.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from evan evans, General Manager at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Bodega, Thanks for choosing our hotel and sharing your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our Backyard (outdoor space) and location. I apologize that you were not pleased with the room cleanliness. That isn't okay and I'm not sure how we missed it, but I will take action to be sure it isn't repeated. I am glad our staff treated you well, they always appreciate the shout out. I know 40,000 points is a lot, enjoying the downtown locations is usually more points than our suburban hotels and hopefully worth it. Hope you'll return to Philly and our hotel soon! Safe travels, Evan
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Yohance T wrote a review Sep 2021
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This is the best service I’ve received at any hotel and I’ve been traveling from Miami - California - Texas - New York ( Manhattan) and arrived in Philadelphia on Tuesday. HANDS DOWN BEST!!! The entire team including Kiyona , Ranita , Misha and Monique made my stay amazing and I felt right at home. Thank You Aloft Hotels 🤗
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from evan evans, General Manager at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Responded 4 weeks ago
y0, Wow, thanks for the 5 STAR review. This is now my favorite review and I can't wait to share it with our associates! They always appreciate the recognition by guests! Like the shampoo bottle says: Lather, rinse, repeat! Hope you'll come back again! Evan
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PRICE RANGE
$130 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaCity Center East
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Reading Terminal Market (0.2 miles), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (0.06 miles), and Amazing Escape Room (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beiler's Bakery, Miller's Twist, and Reading Terminal Market.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a yoga room during their stay.
Is Aloft Philadelphia Downtown located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Philadelphia.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Aloft Philadelphia Downtown?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Aloft Philadelphia Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.