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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travelled to Philadelphia for a weekend trip. The location of the hotel couldn't have been better! It is centrally located and all the sights and beautiful architecture is within walking distance. The hotel was very clean and staff was all very accommodating and helpful. We had a great experience and would recommend the hotel to anyone coming to visit...

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The Sonesta Philadelphia seems to want to play in the realm of Marriott's Renaissance or W brands--upscale, hip hotels with a boutique vibe. In some ways, it gets close: rooms are comfortable, furnishings are nice, and the art throughout the hotel distinguishes it from the less adventurous design of other chains. The public spaces, though small, are cleverly furnished. The...

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a Great family weekend escape in the City of Brotherly Love, enhanced by a two night stay at the Sonesta! The hotel location, wonderful staff, beautiful decor and amazingly comfortable beds made our visit very enjoyable and memorable.

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent 2 night family weekend stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are over the moon to read that your stay was perfect in every way and that we enhanced your overall trip to our City of Brotherly Love! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed our central location, our wonderful staff and that...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel 5 or more times, loosing track lol. Best hotel for its value and price. Staff is great and hotel is clean and modern. They have different free events in the lobby that are a lot of fun. I enjoy meeting other guests. It is close to downtown activities. I have stayed at other hotels...

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent business travel stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are flattered to hear you've stayed with so many times, you are losing track! Our goal is to be our guests, "home away from home" and it's great to know we have succeeded! We are thrilled to read that you find us to be the best...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoy the Sonesta brand. We have stayed at five different properties. This location is fabulous if you want to visit city sites. Because it is a downtown property there is a parking fee but the garage is attached and the attendants Are fast. However, we have come to expect breakfast and happy hour food included with the stay. This...

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent month stay with your family at Sonesta Philadelphia. It's a delight to hear that you enjoy the Sonesta brand and that you have stayed at 5 of our properties as we have properties all over the US, Caribbean, Central & South America and even in Egypt. We take great pride in our centrally...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel had so many positive attributes that I hate to rate it so low but one reason anyone stays at a hotel is to get sleep. The venting system allows voices & tv from the rooms next to you to flow into yours. My family had 2 different rooms - the room next to me on the 24th floor...

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are glad to hear your bed was very comfortable and clean, the staff to be pleasant and our art hotel to be of good value. Regarding your experience at night, I deeply apologize that a few noisy neighbors disturbed your sleep. We always encourage our guests to please...

Northern Virginia, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great stay here for the weekend while visiting Drexel University. It's only a 15-minute walk down the street to the university. Our room was initially on the 8th floor, which is great because that's where the gym, pool, business center, and ice/vending machines are all located. Unfortunately, we had incredibly noisy people in the room next to ours....

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent weekend stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are so happy that you had a great time during your visit to Drexel University. Yes, we are the closest Center City hotel to University City as it is a pleasant 15 minute walk via the scenic and boardwalk-like Schuylkill River Bank Trail. We are glad you...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend visit to the city. The staff was terrific, so friendly! The hotel itself was very nice. For our purposes, however, the location was in the middle of everything, but close enough to anything. With two children, we couldn't realistically walk to any of our destinations (Franklin Institute, Reading Terminal, Historic District).

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent weekend stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are delighted that the staff was so terrific and friendly and that you found our art hotel to be very nice and centrally located! We are glad you enjoyed our central location and understand how a few city blocks could be difficult to travel with children, however...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place. Highly recommended the Sonesta. The hospitality and everything about the hotel was top notch. Rooms, hallways, bar and the atmosphere was out of this world. The hotel employees were all very nice and helpful.

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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was wonderful to read the compliments you shared about our property and service from our team members. I will certainly share your wonderful compliments with them and agree they are very nice and helpful! Our ultimate goal is to provide an outstanding customer service from check in to check-out and we are happy to know that we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our stay following a retirement party at the Union League. Upon checking into our room, George followed up with us to make sure the room was to our liking and if there was anything we needed to call him. The room was clean and provided all of our needs. Thanks for a nice stay. We...

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Dear Barb, Thank you for your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia after the retirement party at the Union League. We are thrilled that you had a great night and that George followed up with you to ensure you had everything you need for a clean & comfortable stay. I will make sure he is rewarded for his outstanding service. Our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the Best of Philly during your stay at our convenient and newly refreshed hotel. The only hotel located on Market Street west of City Hall we are surrounded by Philadelphia's most prominent businesses, hospitals, universities and government offices. The hotel is located just blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Amtrak's 30th Street Station and Philadelphia's historic sites and attractions. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, Independence Hall & Philadelphia Zoo are just a few of the Philadelphia attractions to experience during your getaway. Walk to Center City businesses, fine dining, upscale shopping, nightlife, museums, Rittenhouse Square, Avenue of the Arts-Theatre District & Antique Row. Experience professional sports with the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies or visit top rated golf courses in the tri-state area. Sing-a-long to your favorite band at the nearby Wells Fargo Center and the Susquehanna Bank Center. Relax at our seasonal outdoor rooftop pool with views of the city. The Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia features great hotel deals and packages for family travel and weekend escapes! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown

Address: 1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: $202 - $508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown 4*
Number of rooms: 439
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia
Philadelphia Crowne Plaza
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#16 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#16 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
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