Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

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Seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Overview of Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

4.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRittenhouse Square7 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Pennsylvania14 min walk
  • Popular LocationPennsylvania Convention Center14 min walk
  • AirportPhiladelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

Philadelphia

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square is located in Center City, a neighbourhood in Philadelphia, and is near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Rittenhouse Square and Washington Square Park, while Philadelphia Museum of Art and Ben Franklin National Memorial are cultural highlights. Academy of Natural Sciences and Benjamin Franklin Parkway are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Rittenhouse Square - 7 min walk
  • Mutter Museum - 8 min walk
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - 14 min walk
  • University of Pennsylvania - 14 min walk
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • City Hall Station - 6 min walk
  • Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station) - 16 min walk
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 15 min drive

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

4-star Philadelphia hotel in Center City, walk to Rittenhouse Square
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, valet parking and a microwave in a common area. Change of towels is available on request
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square offers 439 accommodations with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Philadelphia hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 51 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee weekends 6:30 AM–11:30 AM: USD 10 for adults and USD 8 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • ArtBar
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Local artist showcase
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Reusable cups only
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 42-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

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

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 20 June 2022 to 20 August 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Parking area
Renovation work will only be conducted during working hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 10 for adults and USD 8 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 51 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
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.
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to September
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is 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

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 771 out of 1485 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 434 out of 1485 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 148 out of 1485 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 72 out of 1485 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 60 out of 1485 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very well maintained, the room was nice check-in was fast an easy, not sure about check- out still here, but for the price you should receive a Continental Breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very good overall.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great customer service frint desk staff
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Only stayed for one night, but room was nice size and clean.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean hotel, clean room. Walking distance to many sites and also close to public transportation. We enjoyed the pool.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022