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The Rittenhouse Hotel Receives Forbes Five-Star Rating for Second Year in a Row

In a triumphant encore, The Rittenhouse Hotel is thrilled to announce that it has once again received the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating for the year 2024. This remarkable achievement solidifies our position as the first and only independent Forbes Five-Star hotel in Philadelphia for two consecutive years, a testament to our unwavering commitment to luxury hospitality. As we continue to embark on this journey of excellence, let us explore the distinctive features that make The Rittenhouse a paragon of true luxury.

The Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, rigorous global rating system for luxury establishments such as hotels, restaurants, and spas. The accolades are earned through a meticulous inspection process encompassing 900 objective criteria. What sets Forbes apart is its commitment to anonymity, with inspectors immersing themselves in the typical guest experience during a minimum stay of three days and two nights.

Maintaining the Five-Star Status

Securing the coveted Five-Star status demands an unwavering dedication to excellence across various criteria. At The Rittenhouse, we pride ourselves on excelling in every aspect, ensuring an exceptional guest experience. Some of the highlights include:

Unparalleled Comfort

Indulge in unparalleled comfort within some of the largest guest rooms and suites in Philadelphia. Each room at The Rittenhouse features a plush pillow-top mattress, duvet, and king-size pillows, ensuring a restful night’s sleep. Our commitment to soundproofing efforts, blackout curtains, and special touches further enhances the guest’s ability to sleep soundly. 

Craft Cocktails

Experience the art of mixology at The Rittenhouse’s Library Bar and Bar 210, where expertly crafted cocktails take center stage. Savor the distinct taste of our private-label Maker’s Mark bourbon, a signature blend meticulously created by our beverage team in 2018 and aged to perfection as a testament to our commitment to excellence.

Intuitive Guest Service

At The Rittenhouse, Five-Star service goes beyond professionalism; it embodies thoughtfulness and an anticipation of guest needs. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, our staff goes the extra mile, from overnight shoe shining and to-go coffee to luxury Jaguar driver service and complimentary in-room movies for our younger guests.

Unforgettable Dining

Elevate your dining experience at The Rittenhouse with our Chef’s Table, an exclusive opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes of the acclaimed Forbes Four-Star Lacroix Restaurant. Accommodating up to six guests, this extraordinary dinner unfolds in the heart of the Lacroix kitchen, offering a 12-course tasting menu, engaging conversations with our culinary team, and expertly paired wines selected by our sommelier.

As we celebrate our second consecutive year as a Forbes Five-Star recipient, The Rittenhouse Hotel invites you to immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled luxury. Discover the epitome of true hospitality and plan your stay with one of our special offers, embracing the opulence that defines The Rittenhouse experience.