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The Rittenhouse Hotel

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Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Rittenhouse is a Philadelphia landmark with a great location and excellent reputation. I've stayed here several times over many years, and twice in the past few months. I'm sad to say that some of the rooms are showing wear and tear, and the service has dropped a notch. Without many luxury hotels in town it remains a good choice,... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

had a quick trip up to philly and booked the Rittenhouse Hotel based on proximity to activities. was very impressed with hotel. unassuming entrance that opened up into an opulent lobby. Bar had a great décor and vibe, and staff was pleasant. What was the most impressive was the room. the room I had booked was a two bedroom suite... More 

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

It was a pleasure to have you with us. Please continue to make The Rittenhouse your home base in Philadelphia and thank you for taking the time to tell others about our location, rooms and service. We are continually striving to provide the best to our guests and try to surprise and delight with small additions on every visit. More 

Lajitas, Texas
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here on multiple occasions dating back 20+ years. It has never once faltered from its prominent level. Center City, in itself, is a joy to explore! Not to mention the close proximity of such historic treasures as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and Betsy Ross' House..... The near by dining experiences are sure to appeal... More 

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

Your review is especially gratifying coming from return guests and seasoned travellers such as you and your wife. We truly appreciate your endorsement and find that many people gravitate towards what we offer. Namely, the best location; finest product available; and personalized service. Thank you for telling others about your consistently positive experience with us. More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my husband for his 30th birthday and we were thoroughly impressed with the accommodations and service. The room was beautiful and comfortable and we had a nice view of the park. The hotel is quiet and clean and very historic. For its age it is incredibly well maintained and classic/beautiful. Service is outstanding and the bar... More 

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

Dear Alexandra, Thank you for spending your husband's birthday with us. We are happy to have been part of your celebration and hope you are able to return for drinks in our Library Bar, a spa treatment or Afternoon Tea. In the meantime, we sincerely appreciate you letting others know about your experience at The Rittenhouse and hope to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large rooms and great service. We enjoyed our stay. Having a pool in downtown Philly is nice. Walking distance to everything. We usually stay at the Ritz but the hotel is almost as nice without the stuffiness. Breakfast buffet was amazing too.

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

Dear Peter, We are roud to be your home base here in Philadelphia. We truly feel that between our location, amenities and service, we are the best situated and most welcoming hotel in the region. We hope to see you again very soon. More 

St. John's, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed here for two nights with my daughter to attend a concert. It was a last minute booking and I had mediocre expectations ( picked this hotel based on trip advisor - but it was not my first or even second choice - those were not available ). I booked a room on the recently renovated Rittenhouse floor and... More 

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

We hope to your first choice going forward for future visits to the city. As an independent hotel, we fly under the radar a bit but count on word of mouth from happy guests to spread the word on what we have to offer. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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126 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rittenhouse was the location of our business meeting this past week and it was an excellent experience. The rooms were very spacious and comfortable, the room amenities were luxurious, the food was excellent, and the meeting facilities were very nice. The hotel and conference staff were outstanding - very friendly and accommodating. I really appreciated the overnight shoe shine,... More 

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

We are happy to learn of your experience at The Rittenhouse for your recent business trip. Please come back for a leisure stay so you may enjoy our spa, Library Bar and afternoon tea service daily. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at The Rittenhouse. The staff was very friendly and efficient. The location was also perfect. If you are a Leading Hotels the World member, you can get an excellent complimentary breakfast at Lacroix. There are just small issues that kept me from saying that everything was "excellent." I arrived on a Sunday and valet parking... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We will certainly follow up in the areas you noted for improvement and appreciate your high marks overall. Additionally, I look forward to sharing your review with Thomas at reception. I am sure that he will be encouraged by your remarks. More 

Rye, New York
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186 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel from entering to leaving makes you feel special. Staff is attentive and reception desk staff warm and welcoming. They greeted my husband with a birthday greeting. Our room was spacious and the bed was comfortable. We took advantage of the welcoming cappuccino and sparking wine in the Library Lounge. There was also an afternoon tea in the Mary... More 

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

We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. The best part of Rittenhouse Square is its central location and wonderful surroundings with our hotel serving as an oasis of comfort in the city. Please be sure to join us again for future birthdays or just as a simple getaway. More 

Princeton usa
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the recently refurbished suites on the top floor. Large and comfortable with two toilets and everything well thought out with the guest in mind including a small kitchen with an expresso/coffee maker.. Two huge tvs and comfortable bed and sofa to watch them from. From when we parked the car to picking it up the next day,... More 

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

It was a pleasure to have you back with us to celebrate your birthday. Whether for a special occasion or not, we are proud to be your home in Philadelphia. Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Cuisines: British
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Forbes Four Star and AAA Five Diamond award winning Rittenhouse Hotel (25 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 University 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. Immerse yourself in an oasis of relaxation in Center City with a menu of massage and salon services, spa packages and fitness center at the Rittenhouse Spa, Salon & Health Club with hair by Paul Labrecque. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rittenhouse Hotel

Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: $357 - $888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 116
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#1 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#3 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#6 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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