The Rittenhouse Hotel

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18 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The historic square from which this luxe city escape takes its name is a masterpiece of urban planning by Beaux Arts architect Paul Cret. Full review →


Andrew Harper 92.0

European-style hotel situated on historic downtown Rittenhouse Square. Full review →



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.



The 98-room Rittenhouse leads the deluxe pack with extra-large rooms... vigilant service, and tasteful, if slightly tired, furnishings.


Condé Nast Traveler 95.0

"Old-world charm meets luxury" at this Center City mainstay with a sawtooth exterior. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

This top-of-the-line luxury hotel is one of the city’s finest and boasts two award-winning restaurants, the Lacroix and the Smith & Wollensky steakhouse.



The staff, among the nicest in the city, greets you with a glass of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries on weekends. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

The Rittenhouse reflects the area’s multifaceted vibe: historic and elegant, yet modern and full of life, with a central location that gives quick access to all of the city’s sites. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Among Philadelphia's luxury hotels, the Rittenhouse has the fewest and largest rooms and some of the prettiest views. Full review →


Gayot 48

What this property lacks in overall size, it makes up for tenfold in charm and elegance, as well as in its boast of offering the largest hotel guest rooms in the city. Full review →



Rittenhouse Square stalwart given a $10 million touch-up, with a clubby new Library Bar and top restaurant. Full review →


Lonely Planet

A five-star – excuse me, make that five-diamond – hotel on Rittenhouse Sq. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Bring an extra bag for all of your money. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

This elegant, 98-room luxury property right on Rittenhouse Square Park has the largest rooms in the city. Full review →


Star Service Tick 5

This remains Philadelphia's top prize, a small deluxe hotel with a loyal following, fine dining and high service standards Full review →


The Telegraph 8.0

Situated in a covetable location on Rittenhouse Square, just across the road from one of the city's oldest parks, the Rittenhouse is Philadelphia’s bastion of heritage-breed luxury. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Prestigious address on Rittenhouse Square, unbeatable service, and 116 large rooms (starting at 450 square feet). Public spaces display paintings by Mary Cassatt. Full review →


Zagat 4.0

"You'll "feel like royalty" at this "beautiful" hotel in prime quarters on Rittenhouse Square, where a "first-class" staff "treats you with genuine respect, charm and professionalism".

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The Rittenhouse Hotel

4 Star Hotel rittenhousehotel.com

210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact (215) 546-9000
  • Multilingual
  • Kitchenette
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Family Friendly
  • Accessible

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