- Location. The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pa. This property faces City Hall and stands three blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
Hotel Features. Masterfully restored since its former use as a bank, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia retains original woodwork, marble, and brass fixtures that add historic reference to more than $2 million in artwork and antiques. The opulent lobby is crowned with a 140-foot-high dome. Chef Ripert's culinary creativity is reflected in dishes served at 10 Arts by Eric Ripert. This restaurant serves regional American fare with an emphasis on organic and local products. Cocktails and light dining selections are prepared at 10 Arts Lounge. More than 26,000 square feet of function space accommodate events. Wireless Internet access is available in the hotel's public areas, for a fee. A 24-hour business center is staffed during business hours. Recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center outfitted with television-mounted cardiovascular equipment, weight-training machines, and free weights. The Richel D'Ambra Spa & Salon offers skin and nail care, massage therapy and beauty treatments. Massage treatments include aromatherapy, hot stone, reflexology, sports and couple's therapies.
Guestrooms. The 31-story Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia offers 300 guestrooms furnished in turn-of-the-century style. Views include City Hall, the Avenue of the Arts or the shopping district. All rooms provide wireless Internet access for a fee, flat-screen televisions and CD players. Beds are dressed with featherbed-topped mattresses, 300-thread count linens and down comforters. Marble bathrooms feature granite vanities and terrycloth bathrobes. Room amenities include bath menus, twice-daily housekeeping attention and butler services.
Expert Tip. Philadelphia Bath Experiences, available for fees, include the sandalwood-scented General Washington Bath complemented with a snifter of cognac. Young guests may request the Ben and Me Bath that features a story, a mouse toy and cookies.
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User Reviews for Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
Great location, great views
The Ritz is a beautifully historic hotel located in the heart of city center. It's walking distance to shopping, restaurants, historic Philadelphia locations and the convention...
- posted on 11.21.12
- by vafoodie7
Among the Very Best
We travel a lot and have stayed in hotels including the Peninsula and Four Seasons. This particular Ritz Carlton surpassed them all! We were in Philly for the Marathon this weekend...
- posted on 11.19.12
- by mscott77
The Ritz was excellent
This hotel is in a magnificent building. It is majestic. The rooms were spacious and spotless. The views were incredible. It does have a club lounge, but even if you are Platinum,...
- posted on 11.09.12
- by alba j
- Best Hotel 2009
- Hotel Bar 2004 – Audience Winner
- Hotel Staff 2007 – Audience Winner
- Romantic Hotel 2006 – Editorial Winner
- Very Highly Recommended 2010
- Forbes Traveler 400 2008
331 guest rooms including 31 suites (45 Ritz-Carlton Club rooms and Club Suites) and a lavish 2100-square-foot penthouse with a private elevator for about $3500USD. Spa service by reservation.
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- tel: +1 215 523 8000
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- Ten Avenue of the Arts
- (10 South Broad Street)
- Philadelphia, PA 19102
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- breakfast included
- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C
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