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The Rittenhouse Hotel

210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#3 of 96 hotels in Philadelphia
Travellers' Choice
GreenLeaders Silver level
The Forbes Four Star Award winning Rittenhouse Hotel is rated #1 of all hotels in the Mid-Atlantic in the Conde Nast Readers Choice Awards. as well as #50 in the world, with an overall guest review score of 98.86. 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 550 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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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Neck massage
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
ATM on site
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Laptop safe
On-demand films
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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ebr00klyn wrote a review 6 Apr
Brooklyn, New York3 contributions3 helpful votes
The whole staff makes this hotel truly amazing, incredible experience in the best location. Not sure why you would stay anywhere else in Philly. The hotel is completely spotless, and offers amazing views of the park below.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
Response from Reg Archambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your recent visit and endorsement of The Rittenhouse! We do boast the largest (and cleanest) rooms in the city and our park side location is ideal. The true differentiator is our dedicated team of associates who truly enjoy providing the best service possible anywhere. Thank you for recognizing us and we hope to see you again!
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Asish P wrote a review Mar 2021
Jersey City, New Jersey404 contributions45 helpful votes
Our first trip of 2021, and we decided to spend some time at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philly. Can't recommend this hotel enough. From the time we made our reservation, our check in and during the length of our stay, the staff was amazing. Anyone and everyone who we interacted with, greeted us with a smiled and made us feel at home. We stayed at the Rittenhouse Hotel for 3 nights. There's a driveway with some parking at the front door of the hotel. You can leave your car here for some time, while you unload your luggage, check in. When we checked in, the hotel had upgraded us to a suite, which was really great of them. The check in process was quick and Samena at the front desk gave us a warm welcome. She went over all of the Covid safety precautions, and also the benefits that came with our reservation. A few minutes later, we were headed upstairs. Our room was on the 6th floor, room 600. it was facing the rear of the hotel, and had a view of the City, and as we found out the next day... the sunset. You walked into a fairly large living room, which had a minibar, couch, some chairs and a cafe style dining table. Through the next door, you walk into a study area, which had a desk, and a small separation for the bed. Within the room was a small hallway that had a double closet and the bathroom. The bathroom was really nice, with a tub and a separate shower, and double sinks. The entire room had smart switches, including the bathroom... and you could easily control the lights, and dim them as you liked. This was one of the features that we appreciated the most. The hotel also carries one of our favorite bath amenities (Acqua Di Parma), and one of our favorite teas (Tea Leaves Company). It also had an illy coffee machine and pods, which you could make coffee or an espresso. We also had a separate hot water kettle for tea. Our stay included a credit for breakfast, which was provided through in-room dining. Food was delivered promptly, and due to safety precautions staff doesn't enter the room, but do help make sure the food cart gets into the room. Food was hot, and everything was covered. Eggs were cooked perfectly, and the juice was fresh. When you finish, you just roll the cart outside, and call in room dining, so they can come pick up everything. It's been a while since we've stayed at a non-chain hotel, and we are so glad we chose the Rittenhouse. Wonderful stay, and we can't wait to come back again.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Room Tip: Something facing Rittenhouse Square
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Reg Archambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
It was a pleasure having you wish us Asish! Thank you so much for your detailed review- it really does make a difference when you choose to stay at a small independent hotel such as ours. We understand it was your first visit but hope to see you whenever you come back to Philadelphia. As Covid restrictions ease, we will be able to offer more amenities and experiences to you and your family.
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kjcasey17 wrote a review Mar 2021
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania20 contributions14 helpful votes
Planned a weekend get-away and The Rittenhouse Hotel was the perfect choice. Reviews were so positive it was an no brainer decision to give it a try and we were not disappointed. Check-in was a breeze from the concierge valet (thanks Shamus) to the front desk we were literally in our room within 5 min of arrival. Room was spacious and spotless with great views of downtown. Went to the lounge for a drink - the two gentlemen working (apologies for not remembering names but hopefully the GM can pass along our thank you) provided outstanding service..very attentive and helped with beverage options. Trust us, take their suggestions. Room service menu said to allow 30 min - it was spot on for timing and the food was excellent. Check out? Once again, 5 min from room to car out front and ready to go. Will be back again thanks to the staff.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Reg Archambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 5 weeks ago
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest! Cleanliness, safety and timeliness are critical elements of any hotel stay; now more than ever. We look forward to welcoming you back and greatly appreciate your thoughtful review. I will indeed pass on your comments to Shamus at the front door as well as Richie and Josh in our Library Bar.
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Kathryn B wrote a review Feb 2021
Stamford, Connecticut1 contribution
We visited to celebrate our 35th anniversary and we couldn't have picked a better place! The hotel followed Covid procedures perfectly and I never felt unsafe. Whoever does the hiring of the staff deserves kudos because the staff was unfailingly pleasant, polite and accommodating. I specifically want to mention Ashley at the front desk who was the star of the weekend! I could go on and on about how fabulous she was but suffice it to say, she deserves a raise! What a wonderful weekend!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Reg Archambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 22 Feb 2021
Dear Kathryn, Thank you for choosing The Rittenhouse for your special anniversary stay! We have always focused on the details here and our Rest Assured program is the centerpiece of our approach to keeping all guests and associates safe. I will be sure to share your wonderful review with Ashley Martin, our Director of Front Office. We look forward to welcoming you back for future visits.
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Christina H wrote a review Jan 2021
Bronx, New York1 contribution1 helpful vote
We stayed at the property over new year's eve weekend. The service, the staff and the suites were wonderful. The suite was large and comfortable with a desk, dining area for two, and seating area. The TV was huge. The lighting system is intelligent, especially once I was "smart" enough to figure it out. The bed and bedding were perfect, one of the best I have ever had. The staff were so pleasant and helpful, they were clearly smiling under their face masks. Every request was met quickly and pleasantly. Many things were not available, but the experience felt 5 star none the less.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
Response from Reg Archambault, General Manager at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Responded 15 Jan 2021
Dear Christina, Thank you for staying with us and for your wonderful review! While we do not have several of our pre-Covid amenities and offerings available at present as you pointed out, we will be layering these back in as we get deeper into the year. Looking forward to seeing you again and thank you for the trust you placed in us by staying at The Rittenhouse!
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US$371 - US$582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Rittenhouse Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Escape the Room Philly (0.5 km), Rittenhouse Square (0.2 km), and Penn's Landing (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include V Street, Vernick Food & Drink, and Gran Caffe L'Aquila.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Rittenhouse Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Rittenhouse Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Rittenhouse Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Philadelphia.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Rittenhouse Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.