About the hotel
Deluxe Class Traditional Hotel. The hotel is located in Rittenhouse Square, a prestigious area of the city and is convenient for both business and holiday travelers. The airport is 8 miles and the train station (Amtrak) is 10 blocks away.
The Deluxe guest rooms feature 600 square feet of space. The rooms have mahogany furnishings, a king bed with a pillowtop mattress, 310-thread-count sheets, duvet-style bedspread with bolster, sham pillows and bed skirt. The marble bathroom features an oversized bathtub and separate shower, hairdryer and timed heat lamp, magnified shaving mirror, bath amenities, separate vanity and dressing area, illuminated makeup mirror, plush bathrobe and slippers and a television in bathroom
Lacroix voted "Best New Restaurant throughout the United States(Esquire Nov 03) and "Best New Restaurant in Philadelphia(Philadelphia Magazine) has a French influence. Executive Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix is winner of the "James Beard Mid-Atlantic Chef of the Year Award. Mary Cassatt Tea Room and Garden serves afternoon British tea and cocktails daily. Smith & Wollensky's Grill, is a popular steakhouse serving prime, dry aged beef and fresh seafood. Boathouse Row Bar is a casual restaurant and sports bar, has wide-screen tv, lively atmosphere, and a light dinner menu.
The lobby is large and elegant but very welcoming.
This hotel located in downtown Philadelphia tries to provide guests with the quintessential urban experience, adding a touch of luxury. Town cars can be dispatched from the hotel to transport all guests to local appointments, museums, shopping, and restaurants. The full-service heath club provides state-of-the-art equipment and a variety of treatments. (2010)