Overall a nice stay but you tend to feel that they are struggling maintaining the hotel. Furniture in the room seems to be quite old and has suffered a lot. Having said that, the bed & pillows offer you a WONDERFUL experience and, after all, this is the primary reason of staying in ahotel, isn't it? I could not get away of it and to recover form jetlag, nothing better could have happened. The bathroom is huge and you'll find there absolutely everything you need with many fluffy towels.
Breakfast was not so good, barely no choice, only a la carte options and VERY expensive for what you get. A much better option is to go to any restaurant around (Marathon close by had a very good berakfast for half the price of what is costs at Colette at the Sofitel).
The personnel at the front desk and Colete are a bit too snobbish and not very friendly compared to US usual standard but I must admit that the Concierge was very helpful and nice.
The situation of the hotel is also very good, close to everything in walking distance (from University to old town).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Sofitel Philadelphia hotel blends French elegance with American style, providing a refined environment for upscale business and leisure travel. Experience this sophisticated downtown Philadelphia hotel, which serves as the cornerstone of the new French Quarter, steps from Rittenhouse Square. Offering the height of contemporary comfort and convenience, this downtown Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel provides the ideal setting, just minutes from the convention center and historical attractions. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sofitel Philadelphia
- Accor Philadelphia Hotel
- Philadelphia Sofitel
- Sofitel Hotel