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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
Superior Suite, 1 King Bed, Corner | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Overview of Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Rittenhouse Square

8.4/10 Very good

1,298 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is S$171
Price available on 02/01/2023
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1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Center City
  • Rittenhouse Square - 5 min walk
  • University of Pennsylvania - 14 min walk
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 14 min walk
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 21 min walk
  • Liberty Bell Center - 24 min walk
  • Temple University - 37 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 5 min drive
  • Drexel University - 5 min drive
  • Eastern State Penitentiary - 7 min drive
  • Independence Hall - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 15 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 28 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 28 min drive
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) - 43 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station) - 16 min walk
  • Philadelphia 30th St Station - 16 min walk
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 28 min walk
  • City Hall Station - 6 min walk
  • 13th St. Station - 10 min walk
  • Walnut Locust Station - 13 min walk

Restaurants

  • Hai Street Kitchen & Co. - 2 min walk
  • Continental Mid-town - 2 min walk
  • Crazy Sushi - 3 min walk
  • Di Bruno Bros. - 3 min walk
  • Cleavers - 3 min walk

About this property

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square offers a great location, putting you within a 15-minute walk of Rittenhouse Square and University of Pennsylvania. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the seasonal outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre, a fitness centre and a terrace. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: City Hall Station is 6 minutes and 13th St. Station is 10 minutes.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 439 rooms
  • Arranged over 25 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site valet parking (USD 54 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–11:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Shared microwave

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (16000 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Local artist showcase
  • At least 10% of profits reinvested in community and sustainability
  • Local culture and ecosystem education
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Reusable cups only

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Close-captioned TV
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Pool hoist on site

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries

Special features

Dining

ArtBar – This bar only serves breakfast. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Ruth's Chris Steak House – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per accommodation, per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 22.11 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Pool access
    • Fitness centre access
    • Phone calls (may be limited)
    • In-room bottled water
    • In-room coffee
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 for adults and USD 8 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

Parking

  • Valet parking costs USD 54 per day with in/out privileges

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • The outdoor pool opens for the season in May

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Philadelphia Sonesta Hotel
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Hotel
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Hotel Philadelphia
Sonesta Philadelphia
Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Does Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
As of 2 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square on 2 January 2023 start from S$171, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
Yes. Valet parking costs USD 54 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
You can check in from 4 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but SugarHouse Casino (5-min drive) and Harrah's Casino and Racetrack (23-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square and nearby?
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square has a seasonal outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, ArtBar. Nearby restaurants include Di Bruno Bros. (3-min walk), Cleavers (3-min walk) and Devil's Alley (3-min walk).
What's the area around Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square like?
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square is in Center City, a short 6-minute walk from City Hall Station and 5 minutes' walk from Rittenhouse Square. Travellers recommend the hotel for its central location.

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.7/10

Staff & service

8.0/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.3/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Not again
The room was great. The bathroom walls are dirty. No breakfast. Steakhouse is overpriced Checkout waiting 45 minutes Pickup the car from the parking 55 minutes
2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Parking was too expensive, over $50 daily for Hotel guest is ridiculous.
Andres, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Caroline, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Heather, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lubomir, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very pleasant stay and convenient
Nice, clean and comfortable hotel in a good location. The staff was very polite and welcoming.
Adam, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Nelly, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

We had a fine stay at the Sonesta. Our room was small but perfectly adequate and very clean. Our only real complaint was that we were next to the elevator and there was considerable noise from people talking loudly while they waited for it.
Mitchell, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Really disappointing
I picked this hotel because it claimed the room had two queen sized bed. Upon arrival I found out the beds were full size. When I spoke to the staff they claims they were double beds. Beyond being smaller than advertised, the beds were the worst hotel beds I have ever slept in in hotels of this caliber. In addition, the hotel windows allowed so much noise in from the street, it felt as though I was on the first floor.
Ruth, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rick, 3-night trip
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