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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've had the privilege of staying at Claridges, the Carlysle and Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees (Stressa, Italy), and rank The Rittenhouse in that tier (at considerably less cost!) The architecture and design of the property are absolutely incredible - an American classic. The location is pitch-perfect for a city stay. Immediately near all that the city has to offer,...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nearly perfect luxury hotel experience. We had a spacious room with a view of the park. The bed could not have been more comfortable, there was a sofa and coffee table as well so it was nice to relax in the room in between activities. The bathroom was also spacious and well-lit. All the amenities were A+....

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Califon, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Rittenhouse for our 27th wedding anniversary. The personalized attention from the hotel staff was impeccable. When we arrived to our room; waiting was a bottle of sparkling wine, cookies and a personal note. This combined with the view of the park, made for a wonderful arrival. Additionally, we enjoyed great live jazz at...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

a little pricey but the best place to stay when for me a top draw is a special birthday or something like that great restaurants and the people are the best top hotel top p rice top everything a 5 star.. good for a specil ocastion good choose......!!!!!!!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with my wife and two kids (ages 12 and 10) at Rittenhouse Hotel and had a fabulous stay. We were welcome as we pulled up to entry drive and escorted to reception who promptly set us up with a room with a view of the park which is excellent(we were graciously upgraded with Amex Platinum fine hotels benefit). The...

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Voorhees, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rittenhouse Hotel is a one of a kind gem in the city of Philadelphia. The rooms and views of the park are amazing. The concierge services start well before you arrive and continue throughout your stay. The smallest details and requests are honored and not forgotten even if you mention them in passing. Each room has an incredible espresso...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Please be sure to rejoin us when you have more time so you may enjoy a drink in our Library Bar, Afternoon Tea in teh Mary Cassatt Lounge, or a meal in Lacroix. We are proud to be your top pick of places to stay and enjoy in Philadelphia!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

April 9, 2016, a day that I will forever remember. The Rittenhouse Hotel and the Lacroix Restaurant in The Rittenhouse Square area of downtown Philadelphia were an extraordinary backdrop for a special moment in my life ... My Wedding Day! The Rittenhouse Hotel, situated directly across from Rittenhouse Square, and Lacroix Restaurant with Lily's Cafe and the La Serre private...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

We are proud to have held your wedding here at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse! Sylvain and his team do a superb job of addressing every detail of every event. Please consider us for future events of even something as simple as afternoon tea; a drink in our Library Bar; or a treatment or service in our spa and salon. Happy...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Treat yourself to a most pleasant stay at an elegant hotel in a great location. Everything is excellent and that is why the Rittenhouse has an outstanding reputation. We live close to Philly but many times do not want to drive home after an evening out so we stay overnight to make it a weekend getaway. This is a favorite...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

The Rittenhouse is perfect for a stay-cation with our full service spa, salon and health club; two restaurants; 24 hour in room dining and the best of Philadelphia shops and entertainment at your doorstep. Thank you for telling others about your recent visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to say what is so fabulous about this place, except everything is elegant, smooth, understated an easy. I have certainly stayed in more glamorous places and hotels that feel more luxurious, but I live in Philadelphia and still stay here for a treat. Especially after going to La Croix.

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

We aim to provide the best service and ambiance of any hotel in Philadelphia, or anywhere else for that matter. Thank you for recognizing our efforts. We are proud to be your hotel of choice!

Houston, TX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Rittenhouse for business in December and the entire stay was wonderful. The rooms are spacious, with a sitting area. The bathrooms have a separate tub and shower and a coffee service. Ice bucket was filled when I arrived in my room and my shoes were shined overnight. Top notch hotel in all aspects. The business meetings were...

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Reginald A, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of The Rittenhouse. Business or pleasure, we strive to provide personalized service in a comfortable atmosphere. We appreciate your endorsement greatly and hope to see you whenever your travels bring you to Philadelphia.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Mary Cassatt Tea Room
Cuisines: British
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Forbes Four Star and AAA Five Diamond award winning Rittenhouse Hotel (26 years consecutively) 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rittenhouse Hotel

Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: €277 - €1,068 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Rittenhouse Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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#1 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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#7 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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“I believe all rooms face the park and have stunning views!”
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