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5-star hotel in Center City

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Pets allowed
Indoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Center City, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Rittenhouse Square and University of Pennsylvania. Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia Museum of Art are also within 2 mi (3 km). Walnut Locust Station is 10 minutes by foot and City Hall Station is 12 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a coffee shop/café.

Room Amenities

All 118 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find sofa beds, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25.00 and USD 175.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 150.00 per stay
  • 1 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Rittenhouse
  • Rittenhouse Hotel
  • Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia
  • Rittenhouse Philadelphia
  • The Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia
  • Rittenhouse Philadelphia Hotel
  • The Rittenhouse
  • The Rittenhouse Philadelphia Hotel
  • The Rittenhouse Philadelphia Philadelphia
  • The Rittenhouse Philadelphia Hotel Philadelphia

Awards & Affiliations

The Rittenhouse Philadelphia is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, The Rittenhouse Philadelphia features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges.

A business center is on site at this 5-star property. Event facilities measuring 8740 square feet (812 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a sauna, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

The Rittenhouse Philadelphia is a smoke-free property.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 812
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8740
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 118
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Room Amenities

The Rittenhouse Philadelphia offers 118 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Philadelphia hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Sofa bed
  • Pay movies
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Braille signage

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Food & Drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Lacroix - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Mary Cassatt Tearoom - Overlooking the garden, this café specializes in regional cuisine and serves light fare only. A children's menu is available.

The Library Bar - This tapas bar specializes in regional cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

The Rittenhouse Spa & Club has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

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