Philadelphia is one of the most important cities in American history. The Founding Fathers spent a lot of time here, as the many sites will tell you. As you take a trip through American history, make sure you are staying in one of these hotels. It will make discovering the city of brotherly love even better.
210 West Rittenhouse Square
While ultra modern fixtures, dim lighting and a bar full of hipsters can make for a fun hotel experience, there's a lot to be said for the hostel that anticipates its guests needs.
10 Avenue of the Arts
You'll feel like you're checking into the Pantheon when you enter this neoclassical hotel set in a century-old bank building.
117 South 17th Street
Touches of purple enliven the bright guest rooms, which have stylish modern furnishings. But it's not all about looks—the hotel staff is über friendly and helpful.
120 South 17th Street
Upon entering this former site of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, guests take note of the unusual marble and granite floors---designed to resemble a Shaker quilt.
1421 Arch Street
Thoughtfully updated architectural gem with a popular French restaurant and bar in the heart of Center City.
433 Chestnut Street
Strutting its stuff like a peacock on parade, this is hands-down one of the cleverest and most colorful concept hotels in the city.
99 South 17th St at Liberty Place
This is an elegant chain hotel with luxuriously decorated lobby, lounge areas, and restaurants. The hotel is connected to Liberty Place, which has trendy shops and boutiques.
1234 Locust St
This sophisticated boutique hotel is housed in a restored Georgian Revival building in Center City’s hip, midtown village district.
1715 Rittenhouse Sq
This historic inn has been restored to resemble the carriage houses of the early 20th century.
301 South 12th and Spruce Street
Wonderful value given the central location, and the hotel provides free breakfast, free daily snacks, and free Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour fitness center.
14 N Front St
Tucked behind the Market Street ramp to I-95 in a renovated 1856 hardware store, this small, exquisite inn exudes European flair.
3600 Sansom St
With a "men's club feel" and iPads provided for guests' use, there's a "perfect blend of old-school university hotel and modern amenities" at this "comfortable" inn at Penn.