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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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Grade: 100 out of 100
957Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
223Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews old city valet parking independence hall great location park view front desk platinum member beautiful lobby restaurant staff clean rooms the air conditioning society hill higher floor restaurants and bars liberty bell loved this hotel walking distance
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I really wanted to like this hotel a lot... the hotel cafe was very cute (but the service wasn't fantastic)... I had a room upgrade (but it was cold and dark)... my floor had been upgraded (but some of the other floors hadn't been). With...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank AlwaysOnTheGo53
Response from jimbopolo, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown HotelResponded 2 days ago

thank you for your feedback. The rebranding of this hotel to a Renaissance included every inch of the building being renovated. The guest rooms include two black paneled walls as accents. I'm sorry they were not to your liking.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Very good standards. Would not tell it is a classy hotel from the outside. The rooms were quite big and clean. Nice Decor. The restaurant was good, had the basics that you would look for in a coffee house style restaurant.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sudeepd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful stay ... wonderful views of all that Philadelphia has to offer...lovely food and staff ..very different interior than before .. Great bar with Sue and Team Definitely a return visit next year 👏👏💚💚😎😎🇺🇸🇺🇸

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the canned music is a bit too loud, M Brown's, the sleek & artsy Deco bar at the Renaissance, offers local Bluecoat gin & other cocktails in elegant cut glass stemware with friendly service & very good small food plates & thus is perfect...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on a weeknight to attend a gala at another venue. The hotel is contemporary and very sexy... definitive of modern luxury. It is in a great location close to Philadelphia landmarks, shopping and tourist destinations. We did not dine at the hotel's...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Patti517
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Joanne R | Reviewed this property |
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
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Melody F
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Robin K | Reviewed this property |
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
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Kitchengardener
July 10, 2017|
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Response from 623viviann | Reviewed this property |
I used Valet that allowed you to access car without additional fees.
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"Ask for a room with a view of Washington Square."
ElizabethK833
3 weeks ago
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"The park view rooms have great views"
IsmeryS
3 weeks ago
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"Ask for a corner room facing the park."
tankr
Oct. 28, 2018
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"Rooms overlooking the park have marginally more light during the day than the rooms facing away. All rooms..."
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Oct. 1, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$176 - US$506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
152
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