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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I asked for a very quiet room and was put in PH 1. The apartment was nice enough and clean although the bathroom was tiny. I could hear noise from the street until about 2 AM the first night but was able to sleep after that. The following day housekeeping never came. We asked for service and we were told...

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Singapore
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed for 9 nights in a 2 bedroom suite. The best thing about AKA RS is the location. It is right in the middle of everything that is interesting and fun about Philly. You can pretty much walk everywhere from here. The suite is very spacious and the beds/pillows are very very comfortable. Aesthetically, we would describe the room...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear BernardTSingapore - Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay at the AKA Rittenhouse. I greatly appreciate your candor in regards to some of the challenges you had during your stay with us. I am happy to hear that you will be back so we may show you how a stay at the AKA should be...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a hotel-serviced apartment building by Rittenhouse Square. Stayed in the studio room. The location is arguably the best in Philly, in the middle of center city, close to some of the best restaurants, bars and shops. The staff was friendly and efficient. The room itself was of good size and tastefully decorated. Good linens on the bed. No...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear GlobalTravelMan2014 - Thank you for taking the time to complete a Tripadvisor review of AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and efficient, they are one of our greatest assets. I appreciate the constructive feedback as well, in regards to our guest rooms. We do have a variety of suite layouts, should...

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stayed here for night while working the Made in America festival. Stayed in a Sky Suite, on the 11th floor. Saying it is luxurious is an understatement. The front desk staff was very friendly and understanding. I was checking in very late (11:30pm) after the concert, and the check in process was stress-free and smooth sailing. He even helped later...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear ClubGuy9: Thank you for the fantastic feedback on your recent experience with us at the AKA Rittenhouse Square. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your suite and hotel amenities alike; and found our dedicated staff helpful during your stay! We strive to continue to make the AKA Rittenhouse your number one option in Philadelphia. Again, we greatly...

Reviewed 28 August 2016

No complaints about where AKA is located! Right off Rittenhouse, walking distance to everything. Room was spacious and the bed was nice. Bathroom a tiny bit small without a lot of shelf space. And as with every hotel near Rittenhouse, parking is an issue! Wish they offered valet parking, but they don't. Closest lot is around the corner, but because...

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I cannot say enough about this hotel. Booked it last minute because it was one of the cheaper options downtown. It's located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Streets, right at Rittenhouse Square. First, they have no on-site parking (more on that later). We parked in a garage 1/2 block away on Walnut which was fine ($33 for 24...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Our business team was in Philly for a 3 day conference and stayed at AKA. It was the perfect hotel for us. They truly care about the small details and the level of service is outstanding. We rented one of their larger rooms with two bedrooms, a living room, full kitchen and two bathrooms. The space was perfect. We asked...

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Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I stayed here before, but it was when they had newly opened this location so it seems that the decor is dated and a bit run down at this point. Not looking very fresh upstairs! I got to see several rooms as the room category I had BOOKED was not what they first sent me to. Asking for another room,...

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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My family and I stayed at AKA this weekend to attend our son's graduation and had the most wonderful experience. It's located in a fun and accessable area - filled with restaurants, shops, etc. The hotel suite was beautiful, modern and spotless. The service was exceptional. Kellie at the front desk was extremely professional, thoughtful and receptive. The entire staff...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear Molinkenol: Thank you for the fantastic feedback on your recent experience with us at the AKA Rittenhouse Square. We are delighted that you enjoyed the property, the wonderful neighborhood and most importantly our exceptional staff! We strive to make the AKA Rittenhouse your number one option in Philadelphia. We look forward to hosting you again for a future visit....

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here in a great, modern one-bedroom suite. King bed was quite firm, but comfortable, two big screen TV's, free wifi, full kitchen. Lovely for a short or long stay. I was on 12th floor with fantastic views over Rittenhouse Square park.

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear BizLuxTrvlr, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in one of our new Sky Suites. We agree, they offer one of the best views of beautiful Rittenhouse Square! We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Philadelphia. Best regards, Lori Coopersmith Managing Director

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about AKA Rittenhouse Square

Address: 135 S 18th St, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5228
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: €217 - €542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AKA Rittenhouse Square 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Aka Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#42 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Clean, large and quiet. Did not hear any noise.”
twatson21, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Speak to the front desk about what you need. They are v knowledgeable and accommodating.”
HONORIA1, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“corner suites very large. There were 3 t.v.'s.”
artlovers1919, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose high floors”
BernardTSingapore, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor; I believe all rooms face the street.”
sjc43, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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