Staying at our hotel in Philadelphia puts you in the middle of history. Celebrate the storming of the Bastille at Philadelphia’s own historic prison, The Eastern State Penitentiary. This old prison was once the most famous and expensive in the world. The grand architecture, empty guard towers, and crumbling cell-blocks give it a haunting atmosphere.
Be witness to history during your stay at The Rittenhouse Hotel. The Democratic National Convention 2016 is coming to Philadelphia, and the location of our hotel in bustling Center City will be a focal point for travelers in attendance. The convention itself, held at the Wells Fargo Center and the Pennsylvania Convention Center July 25–28,
Springtime Specialty Cocktails Spring is in the air in Philadelphia, and at the Rittenhouse Hotel the libations are flowing to reflect the season’s playful essence. During this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival, the bars, lounges and eateries at the Rittenhouse will feature several specialty cocktails that showcase the culture of the city and the creative mixology
Established by Albert C. Barnes in 1922, the Barnes Foundation offers visitors a chance to view masterworks of art in the center of historic Philadelphia. Housed in a newly opened building located in Fairmount Park, the museum showcases a renowned art collection that reflects the intimate viewing experience reminiscent of the original Merion museum’s galleries.
Get ready for some thrills and chills when you visit Philadelphia this Halloween. The city comes alive with harvest time fun, when the events calendar fills up with everything from haunted houses and scarecrow competitions to costume balls and trick-or-treat parties. Take your little ghouls down to the Pumpkinland Harvest Festival at Linvilla Orchards for