The Best Hotels in and Around Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Philadelphias Rittenhouse Square district is a centrally located, chic neighborhood with some fantastic hotels to choose from
Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square district is a centrally located, chic neighborhood with some fantastic hotels to choose from | © Jose Luis Stephens / Alamy Stock Photo
Lauren Gruber

Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most upmarket neighborhoods, and many of its local hotels come with facilities to match, yet at affordable rates. Indulge in an on-site spa, book yourself a session with a personal trainer, or unwind with a cocktail and nightly live music in one of Rittenhouse Square’s best hotels, as selected by Culture Trip.

1. Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

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While every Kimpton hotel offers a distinct story, the Hotel Palomar is unique, with its theme of Art in Motion. The stunning Art Deco design adds to the grandeur of the landmark 1929 building, with modern boutique accents. Accommodations include in-room spa treatments and a 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, yoga mats and personal trainers upon request. Guests can take advantage of their evening wine offerings and then relax with warm, modern rooms, and keep in mind the hotel is also pet-friendly.

2. The Rittenhouse Hotel

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Right on the square that gives the neighborhood its name, the Rittenhouse Hotel is filled with old-school glamour and charm. Hotel rooms are spacious and elegant, with stunning marble bathrooms and plush beds with pillow-top mattresses. Specialty features include overnight shoe shining and spa packages. Although the stay is pricy, the fine dining at the Lacroix Restaurant is well worth the splurge.

3. Sofitel Philadelphia

Chain Hotel

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The Sofitel Philadelphia combines French flair with American style, and the vast suites include chic modern furniture along with a feathertop SoBed, fully stocked minibar and French bath amenities. The hotel is a favorite for business meetings and, although it offers no spa packages, it’s in a prime location for some of the best shopping and sights in Philadelphia.

4. Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square

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This classic hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but that doesn’t mean it’s passé, with 301 fashion-inspired rooms, boutique interiors and edgy designs. Here, you can find relaxing spa treatments and a large fitness center, while the Prime Rib restaurant is a classy throwback to the 1940s. Nightly live music and elegantly crafted cocktails make for a relaxing evening as you sink into those leather=back chairs.

5. Rittenhouse 1715

Boutique Hotel

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Rittenhouse 1715, a quaint, sophisticated boutique hotel just off the square, offers a cozy but refined environment. Different themed suites and standard rooms have huge floor-to-ceiling windows that give you a charming view. Breakfast has à la carte and continental options in a cozy dining area. Enjoy tea time and happy hour with a glass of wine in the parlor; it’s especially romantic during the holidays.

Want to discover where else to stay in the city? See our guide to the best hotels in Philadelphia, and book now on Culture Trip.

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