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Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown

0.6 km from Philadelphia centre
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1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Reviewed yesterday 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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Reviewed 2 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 2 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 3 days ago NEWvia 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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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 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 3 days ago NEWvia 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 4 days ago NEWvia 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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Jordan C, General Manager at Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown, responded to this review

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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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sonesta is an excellent located, very clean and well-maintained hotel. Great for business stays. It also has a very convenient valet parking which is almost a must in downtown Philadelphia. Easy walking distance from City Hall, the ships on Chestnut Street, and the Reading Terminal.

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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 thrilled that you enjoyed our central location which is steps away from Rittenhouse Square, City Hall, the shops on Chestnut Street and the very popular (and delicious) Reading Terminal Market. We are glad the hotel was very clean and well maintained and that you found the adjacent...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown is wonderful. The people are fantastic and the lounge is a nice little place to start your adventure. The rooms are cozy and quiet. When you exit the hotel and make two right turns you are in the middle of so much. If you pick the Sonesta you won't be disappointed.

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

Dear James, Thank you for your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia during your Jazz Trip. It was wonderful to read your compliments during your time at our wonderful art hotel! We agree that the team is fantastic and the rooms are cozy and quiet. We strive to provide a warm, welcoming and helpful experience and it's very important to us...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this hotel 3 times so far and I love it, not sure if it's because of the great location with a 24 hour CVS a block away or the color scheme in the rooms or the ease of access to main Philly areas. Check-in is always simple and quick, food at the "Art Bar" I think it...

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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 thrilled to hear you've stayed with us 3 times and appreciate your loyalty! Whether it be our central location, our modern Philly art inspired guestrooms or our delicious Food & Beverage offerings, we are always finding new ways to WOW our guests and it's great to know...

Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a nice hotel, recently renovated. The rooms are large and clean with nice bathrooms. The location is great, 3 blocks from Rittenhouse Sq. and City Hall, a couple of blocks from shops at liberty. The WiFi is good.

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Dear Michael, Thank you for your recent stay at Sonesta Philadelphia. We are so happy to hear that you had such a comfortable stay while visiting the City of Brotherly Love and that you took advantage of our central location, just steps away from Rittenhouse Square, the Shops at Liberty Place and more! I'm glad your guestroom was large and...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: €147 - €363 (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 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#16 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#26 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
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