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The Best in Luxury Center City, Philadelphia Hotels

The Rittenhouse

Experience the invigorating charm and rich history of Rittenhouse Square, one of Philadelphia’s most beloved destinations. Stay at The Rittenhouse, a standout among luxury hotels in Philadelphia’s Center City, offering visitors a Forbes Four Star experience with well-appointed rooms and suites, world-class service, and the most desirable location in town. From fine dining culinary experiences and impeccably tailored events to our relaxing atrium pool and rejuvenating treatments from the spa, our Rittenhouse Square luxury hotel offers personalized experiences and provides the perfect balance of sophistication and relaxation for families, business travelers, and romantic vacationers alike. Welcome to The Rittenhouse, a true gem among Center City, Philadelphia hotels.

Relax in Elegance and Comfort at The Rittenhouse

Luxury Rooms, Suites, and Specialty Accommodations

Rooms

Rooms

Newly-redesigned guest rooms at The Rittenhouse are spacious, comfortable and come with the very latest in modern luxury features and amenities. Across the entire hotel, our accommodations near Rittenhouse Square exude supreme luxury and comfort. Our guest rooms are generously proportioned, measuring between 450 and 600 square feet - the largest guest rooms in the city.

Suites

Suites

Our expansive suites overlooking Philadelphia's iconic Rittenhouse Square are the very essence of contemporary luxury. Our generously proportioned hotel suites measure between 650 and 2,000 square feet. Each suite – with its long list of accessories and amenities - has everything the modern traveler could wish for.

Specialty Suites

Specialty Suites

For a more spacious stay in Center City, indulge in a Specialty Suite at The Rittenhouse Hotel. Featuring 1 or 2 bedrooms, inviting entertainment and dining areas, and fully equipped kitchens, Specialty Suites have all the essentials for luxurious stays - and more.

Exclusive Offers & Events

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Rittenhouse Renewal

Celebrate our newly redesigned rooms with deluxe bath amenities, $100 credit, and more.

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The Rittenhouse Renewal

NYE Jazz Package

Ring in the New Year in style! Champagne, live jazz and more!

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Rittenhouse Jazz NYE Package

The Suite Retreat

Reserve three nights or more in a luxury suite and receive $150 in hotel credit.

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The Suite Retreat Package

Spa Packages

The Perfect Gift for you! Relax, Renew, and Save!

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Spa Packages

Specialty Suites

The Rittenhouse is proud to showcase our new luxury specialty suites.

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Specialty Suites

Jazz at The Library Bar

Join us at the Library Bar every Friday and Saturday night for live jazz from local artists.

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Jazz at The Library Bar

Weddings at The Rittenhouse

Wedded bliss begins with the iconic luxury of The Rittenhouse.

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Weddings at the Rittenhouse

As a culinary center, our city provides some of the best dining in the country. From the deliciously innovative cuisine of Lacroix, the AAA Four Diamond Award restaurant heralded as one of the finest in the U.S. with stunning views overlooking Rittenhouse Square, to hand-crafted cocktails in the modern seclusion of the Library Bar, The Rittenhouse’s culinary offerings are true standouts among restaurants in Rittenhouse Square.

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Find your personal Zen at The Rittenhouse Spa & Club, our luxurious hotel spa offering a full menu of services in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. Whether you need a break from the daily grind or simply want to spoil yourself or a special someone, our tranquil environment, sumptuous treatments and professional staff will help those in need achieve a perfect state of balance, calm and relaxation in Center City.

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DILWORTH PLAZA ~ 0.62 m 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Franklin Square ~ 1.7 m 200 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 LOGAN SQUARE ~ 0.74 m 200 N 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 LOVE PARK ~ 0.84 m 16th Street & John F Kennedy BoulevardArch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 RITTENHOUSE SQUARE ~ 0.1 m Rittenhouse Square WASHINGTON SQUARE ~ 1.12 m 711 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS ~ 0.93 m 118 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES ~ 0.6 m 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC ~ 0.45 m 240 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 THE BARNES FOUNDATION ~ 0.85 m 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 CHRIST CHURCH BURIAL GROUND ~ 1.82 m 20 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 HISTORIC CHRIST CHURCH ~ 1.82 m 20 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 COLLEGE OF THE PHYSICIANS / MUTTER MUSEUM ~ 0.51 m 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 ELFRETH’S ALLEY ~ 2.01 m 126 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106 THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE ~ 0.71 m 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 INDEPENDENCE HALL & LIBERTY BELL CENTER ~ 1.44 m 6th St & Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART ~ 1.35 m 118 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 MASONIC TEMPLE ~ 0.87 m 1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER ~ 1.68 m 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF JEWISH HISTORY ~ 1.56 m 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106 PHILADELPHIA HISTORY MUSEUM ~ 1.31 m 15 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART ~ 1.5 m 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 READING TERMINAL MARKET ~ 1.04 m 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 RODIN MUSEUM ~ 1.03 m 2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 ROSENBACH MUSEUM ~ 0.17 m 2008 Delancey Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19103 UNITED STATES MINT ~ 1.73 m 151 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106 UNIVERSITY OF PENN MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY ~ 1.22 m 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 SCARPETTA ~ 0.1 m 210 W Rittenhouse Square | Philadelphia | PA | 19103 AUDREY CLAIRE ~ 0.11 m Twentieth & Spruce, Philadelphia, PA 19103 BARCLAY PRIME ~ 0.15 m 237 S 18th St Philadelphia, PA 19103 PARC ~ 0.15 m Parc 227 S 18th St Philadelphia, PA 19103 VERNICK FOOD AND DRINK ~ 0.24 m 2031 WALNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA PA VETRI ~ 0.61 m 1312 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 ZAMA ~ 0.2 m 128 S. 19th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 ANTHROPOLOGIE ~ 0.2 m 1801 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 BOYDS ~ 0.24 m 1818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 JOAN SHEPP ~ 0.36 m 1811 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 MACY'S ~ 0.8 m 1300 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ELLELAURI ~ 0.22 m 114 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 BROOKS BROTHERS ~ 0.43 m 1513 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 COLE HAAN ~ 0.37 m 1600 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 NICOLE MILLER ~ 0.71 m 00 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 SOPHY CURSON ~ 0.42 m Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 ARAMARK GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS ~ 1.03 m 1101 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PENNSYLVANIA ~ 1.36 m 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 COMCAST CENTER ~ 0.77 m 1701 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103 CROZER-KEYSTONE HEALTH SYSTEM ~ 6.7 m Medical Office Building, Suite 707, 2100 Keystone Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 DELOITTE HUMAN RESOURCES ~ 0.4 m 1700 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS ~ 0.39 m 1901 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 JEFFERSON HEALTH SYSTEMS ~ 1.11 m 833 Chestnut St #205, Philadelphia, PA 19107 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ~ 1.21 m UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TEMPLE UNIVERSITY ~ 2.7 m 1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 DREXEL UNIVERSITY ~ 0.99 m 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 CITIZENS BANK STADIUM ~ 3.55 m 1 Citizens Bank Way WELLS FARGO CENTER ~ 3.88 m 3601 S Broad Street LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD ~ 4.12 m 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way Wells Fargo Center ~ 3.88 m 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Citizen's Bank Park ~ 3.55 m 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Lincoln Financial Field ~ 4.12 m 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 World Cafe Live ~ 0.77 m 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Trocadero Theatre ~ 1.22 m 1003 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Union Transfer ~ 1.71 m 1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Theatre of Living Arts ~ 1.69 m 334 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 The Fillmore ~ 1.69 m 334 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Vango Skybar ~ 0.25 m 116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Balcony Bar at the Kimmel Center ~ 0.48 m 300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 R2L Restaurant and Lounge ~ 0.48 m 50 S 16th St Fl 37, Philadelphia, PA 19102 XIX Nineteen ~ 0.53 m 200 S Broad St #19, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Moshulu ~ 1.95 m 401 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS ~ 0.93 m 118 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES ~ 0.6 m 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC ~ 0.45 m 240 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 THE BARNES FOUNDATION ~ 0.85 m 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 CHRIST CHURCH BURIAL GROUND ~ 1.82 m 20 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 HISTORIC CHRIST CHURCH ~ 1.82 m 20 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 COLLEGE OF THE PHYSICIANS / MUTTER MUSEUM ~ 0.51 m 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 ELFRETH’S ALLEY ~ 2.01 m 126 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106 THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE ~ 0.71 m 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 INDEPENDENCE HALL & LIBERTY BELL CENTER ~ 1.44 m 6th St & Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART ~ 1.35 m 118 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 MASONIC TEMPLE ~ 0.87 m 1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER ~ 1.68 m 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF JEWISH HISTORY ~ 1.56 m 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106 PHILADELPHIA HISTORY MUSEUM ~ 1.31 m 15 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART ~ 1.5 m 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 READING TERMINAL MARKET ~ 1.04 m 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 RODIN MUSEUM ~ 1.03 m 2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 ROSENBACH MUSEUM ~ 0.17 m 2008 Delancey Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19103 UNITED STATES MINT ~ 1.73 m 151 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106 UNIVERSITY OF PENN MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY ~ 1.22 m 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
ANTHROPOLOGIE ~ 0.2 m 1801 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 BOYDS ~ 0.24 m 1818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 JOAN SHEPP ~ 0.36 m 1811 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 MACY'S ~ 0.8 m 1300 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ELLELAURI ~ 0.22 m 114 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 BROOKS BROTHERS ~ 0.43 m 1513 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 COLE HAAN ~ 0.37 m 1600 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 NICOLE MILLER ~ 0.71 m 00 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 SOPHY CURSON ~ 0.42 m Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
ARAMARK GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS ~ 1.03 m 1101 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PENNSYLVANIA ~ 1.36 m 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 COMCAST CENTER ~ 0.77 m 1701 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103 CROZER-KEYSTONE HEALTH SYSTEM ~ 6.7 m Medical Office Building, Suite 707, 2100 Keystone Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 DELOITTE HUMAN RESOURCES ~ 0.4 m 1700 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS ~ 0.39 m 1901 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 JEFFERSON HEALTH SYSTEMS ~ 1.11 m 833 Chestnut St #205, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Wells Fargo Center ~ 3.88 m 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Citizen's Bank Park ~ 3.55 m 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Lincoln Financial Field ~ 4.12 m 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 World Cafe Live ~ 0.77 m 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Trocadero Theatre ~ 1.22 m 1003 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Union Transfer ~ 1.71 m 1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Theatre of Living Arts ~ 1.69 m 334 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 The Fillmore ~ 1.69 m 334 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Rittenhouse
210 West Rittenhouse Square, PA, 19103, USA
Phone: 800.635.1042

Press & Accolades

The Rittenhouse in the News

"The James Beard Foundation’s 'Taste America Culinary Tour' was held Friday, Nov. 2, at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia.

The evening started out with a VIP reception at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse before guests joined a general cocktail and tasting reception adjacent to The Rittenhouse Ballroom."

- Via Philly Voice
Photo by Hughe Dillon

PHOTOS: James Beard Foundation's 'Taste America' tour in Philly

"Located inside The Rittenhouse Hotel, Lacroix is a little slice of old school Philadelphia opulence. Their brunch buffet includes oysters, foie gras s’mores, hand-carved salmon, and sausage bao buns, along with 20 other things you’ll never see served together at the same time again." via The Infatuation

Where to Eat Around Rittenhouse Square

The Rittenhouse is chosen as one of Condé Nast's Top Hotels in New York State and the Mid-Atlantic.

via Condé Nast

Top Hotels in New York State and The Mid-Atlantic: Readers' Choice ...

"At the Rittenhouse hotel in Philadelphia, visiting chef Jeremiah Langhorne of the Dabney in the District of Columbia joins local chefs Nick Elmi, the owner of Laurel, In The Valley (ITV) and Royal Boucherie, and Jonathan Cichon, executive chef of Lacroix at the Rittenhouse.

Cichon will serve quince royale with matsutake mushroom, turnip and country ham, and Elmi will create poached bass with black pumpkin, trumpet mushrooms and cauliflower."

via Forbes

Nation's Best Chefs Team Up To Dazzle Diners In 10 Cities

"Staying in The Rittenhouse Hotel is magical any time of year, but especially in the wintertime. Spring may have its blooms, but we prefer the holiday lights twinkling around the square in December. If you’re lucky enough to catch it blanketed with snow, make sure to snap plenty of photos." via Brit + Co

Your Guide to a Weekend in Philadelphia

"The Rittenhouse Hotel just completed a redesign of all 118 rooms and suites.

The luxe property overlooking the bustling, tree-lined square has two restaurants on site (including the lovely Lacroix, home to an exquisite tasting menu), plus the intimate Library Bar, a day spa and the best afternoon tea program in the city.

On a sunny day, sit in the secluded garden and sip one of the hotel's signature blends, paired with tiers of house-made scones and pastries."

- Via CNN

The best hotels in Philadelphia

"Offering luxurious five-star rooms and world-class service, the Rittenhouse Hotel can be found right across the street from the city's gorgeous Rittenhouse Park. The spacious rooms and suites come with marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, and comfortable bedding; guests are also welcome to relax in the hotel's cozy tea room, which features a private garden. Other hotel amenities include a spa, a heated indoor pool with a steam room and sauna, and a fitness center. A complimentary car...

25 Best Philadelphia Hotels

"Since The Rittenhouse has so many suites (a whopping 24), it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. We can attest that the P5 Park Suite comes highly recommended for all of your wedding needs. (In 2014, it was included in Elite Traveler magazine’s “Top 101 Suites” list.) P5 boasts sky-high ceilings, one-and-a-half bathrooms, the option to connect to another suite, a huge kitchen and, of course, gorgeous views of Rittenhouse Square. A...

11 Luxurious Bridal Hotel Suites Around Philly

The new approach was a way for Cichon to create focus for the 15-year old Lacroix, and to impart a fresh sensibility to a restaurant with a reputation for being traditional. “When we switched to the single ingredient, it was a way for us to mix it up,” he says. “We always changed, maybe a dish a week. There was no rhyme or reason. But this way, with a brand new menu about every thirty days, it was a way for us to keep it fresh and avoid monotony." 

via Food & Wine

The Rise of the One-Ingredient Tasting Menu

"Visitors to Pennsylvania looking for the best hotel in Philadelphia will undoubtedly stumble upon the Rittenhouse Hotel on Rittenhouse Square, at the heart of the city. Celebrated as the best hotel in Philadelphia, the Rittenhouse hotel is indeed the best luxury hotel in the city center. It sets the standards against which every other luxury hotels in Philadelphia are being measured. The Rittenhouse received a Four Star Award from Forbes magazine and is constantly ranking number one on TripAdvisor for Philadelphia’s hotels." via Luxe Digital.

The Sumptuous Rittenhouse Hotel In Philadelphia

"No matter how much you’re in need of a getaway, sometimes things like responsibilities, expenses and work schedules interrupt that fantasy of yours. But you don’t have to go far to find rest, relaxation and a little escape. Philly is the perfect city for a staycation, thanks to its rich history, culture, theatre and to-die-for food scene. Plus, it’s home to luxury hotels like The Rittenhouse, which offer all of the amenities you need for a rejuvenating staycation."
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Here's the Perfect Spot for a Luxe City Staycation

"We travel to learn, and there’s no better place to pick up some new knowledge than a library bar. If you’re staying at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philly, be sure to check out the Library Bar, one of our favorite nerdy literary-themed bars."

via Supercall.

The Best Hotel Bar in All 50 States

"Renovations worth upwards of $10 million are underway for the 118-room luxury hotel that first opened in 1989. The final round of updates involves a complete redesign of 96 rooms – new furnishings, design elements and technology, among others." via the Philadelphia Business Journal

The Rittenhouse hotel to get $10M update, 'last piece' of yearslong...