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Location

Located in Center City, Philadelphia, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Rittenhouse Square and Ben Franklin National Memorial. Reading Terminal Market and University of Pennsylvania are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

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

Room Amenities

All 116 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include sofa beds, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Rittenhouse 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 hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 8740 square feet (812 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a sauna, spa services, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Rittenhouse is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 116 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8740 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 812 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

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. Open daily.

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.

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.

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

Spa Services

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

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • 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
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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. Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Rittenhouse is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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