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The Rittenhouse Hotel

210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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GreenLeaders Silver level
The Forbes Four Star Award winning Rittenhouse Hotel 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.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1031Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
191Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the sixth year in a row my Sweetie and I have spent T'Day at this most wonderful hotel. It is exceptionally beautiful at this time since all holiday decorations are up, both outside and inside. It is located on Rittenhouse Square which includes...More

Thank UncleDave35
Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are grateful to be your annual home for the holidays! You are right in that all of our guest rooms are completely new from top to bottom and our location is the best in the city; parkside on Rittenhouse Square. Our service is our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a few great days at the Rittenhouse..our go to place in Philadelphia. It's overlooking charming Rittenhouse square and has a quintessential Philly feel! We stayed in a spacious suite with a park view and our kids stayed in an adjoining room.. The recently...More

Thank eaejnyc
Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for telling others the many reasons to stay at The Rittenhouse. Prime location, newly redecorated rooms, urban retreat spa and warmth in service... all important differentiators for us! Wishing you and your family the best for the holidays and we hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From check-in to check-out my stay was wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful and happy to make suggestions on things to see and do, as well as delicious places to dine. The room I had was lovely - very spacious and clean. Service outstanding....More

Thank Vanessa78_12
Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vanessa, Thank you so much for choosing The Rittenhouse. We appreciate your review and wish you the very best for the holiday season. Please be sure to come back to see all of our offerings and amenities during this wonderful time of year.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughters and I went for an afternoon tea. What a lovely afternoon we had with champagne and several choices of teas and the finger sandwiches and desserts were excellent. Beautiful garden off the tea room and they had a very nice young lady playing...More

1  Thank sallyg899
Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sally, Thank you so much for joining us fro Afternoon Tea and posting your thoughtful review. Our Mary Cassatt Room is a lovely setting and we serve tea every afternoon from 2pm-5pm. Please be sure to come back over the holidays when we will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This stately old hotel on Rittenhouse Square is still one of philadelphia's best. Yes, it's old, yes, it's not perfect, yes, it's not a boutique property, but it has a great location and very nice service. Complaints are handled well and there were a few...More

Thank Sandy C
Response from RArchambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sandy, Thank you very much for your recent visit and helpful review. We strive to be on point with consistent levels of service throughout. I am grateful for your feedback on in room dining and housekeeping timing. We will review and redouble our efforts...More

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September 29, 2018|
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Very nice. Kept at 85F this indoor pool features a west facing sun deck for relaxing outside in between swims. Steam and sauna in both men's and ladies changing rooms as well. Pool open 5am-10pm daily.
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We are very close to the best retail and restaurants in the city as well as directly on Rittenhouse Square, a lovely green space. Historic sites such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell are 14 blocks away. Not a... More
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Response from RArchambault | Property representative |
Taxis are readily available to and from PHL at a flat rate of $28.50 plus tip to Center City. This is by far the most convenient and timely way to get to and from the airport. The ride to The Rittenhouse is about 20... More
Room Tips
"I would choose a park view suite"
4 weeks ago
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"King bed with pull out sofa"
Nov. 4, 2018
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"Did not stay here just went for a wedding."
Sep. 17, 2018
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"King room with park view"
Sep. 10, 2018
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US$357 - US$715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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