Guests will discover true grandeur, plus unrivalled style and service at this iconic Downtown Philadelphia luxury hotel that offers the ideal combination of a premier location with world-class amenities. The European-style concierge will personally recommend and make arrangements for top restaurants, shows, events or a limousine to transport guests around town. Guests can stay connected to their home office thanks to the services of the executive business centre. Conference facilities and wireless Internet access are also provided for guests' convenience. Whether staying for work or a relaxing getaway, guests will find the sumptuous accommodation sets the standard for downtown Philadelphia luxury hotels. Built in 1904, the air-conditioned establishment features a lobby with a 24-hour reception offering a 24-hour check-out service. A hotel safe and cloakroom also feature as does lift access and a newspaper stand. A hairdressing salon, disco and TV lounge can also be found on-site. Food and drink are served at the café, bar, pub and restaurant. Guests can take advantage of the room and laundry services provided, whilst vehicles may be left at the car park and garage.
This Downtown Philadelphia hotel is situated on the famous Avenue of the Arts and blends Old World architecture with modern amenities. It is only two blocks away from the Academy of Music and the Kimmell Center for the Performing Arts. It is within walking distance of Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. Local transport links can be found within around a minute's walk from the hotel whilst the train station is about 4 minutes away on foot. Spring Mountain ski resort is around a 50-minute drive from the hotel.
The property offers all the amenities required for a relaxing stay, including an en suite bathroom with shower, cream marble bath, Portico bath amenities, a hairdryer and plush bathrobes, A generous work area, wireless high-speed Internet access and a data port also feature in the rooms. A double or king-size bed is fitted as standard, as is satellite/cable TV, a radio and a hifi. Valuables may be stored in the safe, and refreshments can be enjoyed thanks to the minibar and tea and coffee making facilities provided. An ironing set plus individually regulated air conditioning and heating also come as standard in the accommodation.
The hotel offers complimentary access to the 93,000 square foot sporting club that connects to the hotel and offers free weights, exercise cycles, a personal trainer and aerobics classes. Guests can also use the squash courts, racquetball courts, basketball courts and indoor track. Please note that guests must be over 18 to access the health club. Guests can take a dip in the indoor heated swimming pool, or relax under the parasols provided. Other recreational facilities at this property include a hot tub, steam rooms and saunas. Spa treatments are available and for an additional fee guests can enjoy a massage treatment at the hotel. Fans of the fairway can tee off at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Golf Club located around a 7-minute drive from the hotel.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at the hotel.
Directions driving from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL): Head east, then take the exit for the I-95 N. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Philadelphia/I-95 N and merge onto the I-95 N. Take exit 17 to merge onto the PA-611 N/S Broad St towards Pattison Ave. Turn right at Locust St, and left at the 3rd crossroads onto S 13th St. Take the 2nd left onto Walnut St, then the 3rd left onto S Broad St and finally the 1st right onto Chancellor St.
Guests are invited to check in after 3 pm, and requested to check out before 12 pm.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed