Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Philadelphia

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Philadelphia

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Philadelphia that have been recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times, Frommer’s and more. All Philadelphia hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only list places that have a customer rating of at least 4 out of 5.

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The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia

210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA (show on map)
4.7
The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“A five-star – excuse me, make that fivediamond – hotel on Rittenhouse Square. Rooms have marble baths. Of the downtown options with a pool, this is one of the nicest.”

Frommers review:

“This elegant-modern hotel has been locked in a genteel, decades-long battle with the Four Seasons for the title of top hotel in Philadelphia. The Rittenhouse might actually be winning.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Philadelphia.

Telegraph review:

“Situated in a covetable location on Rittenhouse Square, just across the road from one of the city’s oldest parks, the Rittenhouse is Philadelphia’s bastion of heritage-breed luxury. Colossal rooms, a modern restaurant and a sanctuary-like spa make it one of the best places to stay in town.”

Customer review rating
4.7 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Boutique style
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$330 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located on 210 West Rittenhouse Square, where it offers visitors and travelers in the city a wide variety of luxury and stylish accommodation options. The hotel offers comfort and satisfaction while the level of hospitality services provided by the hotel is unrivaled and unmatched in the city.

The hotel rooms are spacious and feature modern décor while the colors used in the decoration of the room give the hotel a touch of class and elegance.

The hotel also offers guests proximity to some famous tourist attractions and places of interest. The hotel is ideal departure spot to enjoy all the adventure and excitement of the city.

The hotel offers some chic room options such as King Suite and Executive Suite fitted with VIP facilities, Standard Queen Room, and Standard Double Room. Other rooms come with a view such as King Room with Park View and King Room with City View.

The hotel is located right in the heart of the city with several world class and famous shopping malls located close to the hotel. Gallery 339 is about 400 m away from the hotel while Philadelphia Zoo is a little over 3 km away.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

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Rittenhouse 1715 Hotel, Philadelphia

1715 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA (show on map)
4.5
Rittenhouse 1715 Hotel, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“This small hotel was once a carriage house and has a comfortable, homey atmosphere in its 23 rooms. The helpful staff have plenty of local tips.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Philadelphia.

“Around the corner from Rittenhouse Square, this 1911 mansion is a top-notch choice for those who prefer their luxury small and local. The place oozes old-world sophistication, the 23 rooms are more than comfortable, and the staff is friendly and efficient.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$161 per night
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All you need to know

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the Rittenhouse 1715 Hotel. It is constructed right off Rittenhouse Square, its namesake. Philly is a richly alive city with shops, restaurants and red brick row houses everywhere. It makes quite the quaint sight, especially at sunset with bold colors bursts above the artistic style of the area. Ben Franklin National Memorial, Reading Terminal Market, Academy of Music and Rosenbach Museum and Library are all nearby.

The hotel is set in a quiet, tree-lined area and is the perfect getaway from the noise of bustling city life while still stay connected. It is great for couples. Pairs can partake in activates like biking and hiking nearby. The four star boutique hotel combines Georgian grandeur with modern comforts. This balance is clearly evident in the décor of the guestrooms.

Each air conditioned room features premium, hypo-allergenic bedding, private marble bathroom and is also equipped with free WiFi and iPod docking stations. Some rooms even come furnished with fireplaces! Quite the way to set a romantic mood. The smoke free hotel serves continental breakfast every day and nighttime is reserved for wine receptions. Guests also receive a free newspaper with the service.

Hotel Details
— 23 rooms
— Built in 1911, renovated 2002
— Vintage chic style

Hotel Features
— 24-hour front desk
— Concierge service
— Coffee and tea common area
— Elevator
— Garden
— Daily housekeeping
— Turndown service
— Designer toiletries
— Business facilities
— Free WiFi
— Laundry and dry cleaning services
— Luggage storage
— Non-smoking throughout

Additional Info
— Check in begins at 3:00 PM
— Check out ends at 12:00 PM
— Minimum check-in age is 21

Address
1715 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

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The Logan Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton, Philadelphia

1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA (show on map)
4.5
The Logan Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“Located in a very central spot formerly occupied by the Four Seasons, The Logan Hotel opened in December 2015 after a thorough redesign. Note the massive chandelier constructed from portraits of famous Philadelphians in the foyer.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Philadelphia.

Telegraph review:

“Nestled among a forest of commercial towers, the Logan is a natural for Philadelphia’s business-and-meeting crowd, but the spacious rooms, attractive indoor pool and museum district’s proximity make it a great option for leisure travellers.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Nice hotel
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$175 per night
Check availability
All you need to know

This four-star hotel is located at 1 Logan Square, where it offers visitors and travelers in the city several luxury and stylish accommodation options. The hotel provides comfort and satisfaction while the level of hospitality services provided by the hotel is unrivaled and unmatched in the city.

Logan Philadelphia rooms are spacious and feature modern décor while the colors used in the decoration of the room give the hotel a touch of class and elegance.

The hotel also offers guests proximity to some famous tourist attractions and places of interest. The hotel is ideal departure spot to enjoy all the adventure and excitement of the city.

The hotel offers some chic room options such as Deluxe King Room, Premium King Suite, Premium King Room, and Superior King Room. Other rooms come with a view such as Premium One-Bedroom King Suite with Balcony, and Superior Double Room with City View.

The hotel is located 280 m away from the Franklin Institute while the Reading Terminal Market is just 1 km away from the hotel. The famous Liberty Bell is some 2 km away from the hotel.

The hotel rooms in The Logan Philadelphia – Curio Collection are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as marble floors, hairdryer, free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

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Kimpton Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia

433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA (show on map)
4.5
Kimpton Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“Opened in October 2012, the Hotel Monaco has a phenomenal location overlooking the Liberty Bell, a nightly wine hour, a fitness room and a hopping rooftop bar.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Philadelphia.

Fodors review:

“Hotel Monaco offers magic, style and LEED certification in the heart of Philly’s historic center, along with the beloved perks of the Kimpton brand: complimentary evening wine hours, free bikes and yoga mats, fitness classes, and pet-friendly rooms.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Philadelphia.

Telegraph review:

“Hotel Monaco — a cobblestone’s throw from Philadelphia’s historic attractions — is a layer cake of whimsical furnishings and audacious colours baked in the mould of an early-20th-century bank building. Comfortable, funky rooms, genuine hospitality and fun freebies make it a favourite for locals and travellers.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$167 per night
Check availability
All you need to know

This four-star hotel is located on 433 Chestnut Street, where it provides visitors and tourists in the city a variety of luxury and stylish accommodation options. The hotel offers comfort and satisfaction while the level of hospitality services offered by the hotel is unrivaled in the city.

The hotel rooms are spacious and feature modern décor while the colors used in the decoration of the room give the hotel a touch of class and elegance.

The hotel also offers guests a close proximity to a number of famous tourist attractions and places of interest. The hotel is ideal departure spot to enjoy all the adventure and excitement of the city.

The hotel provides a range of luxurious and comfortable room options such as Deluxe King Room, Corner Suite, Majestic Suite and Deluxe Double Room. The Majestic Suite comes with extra VIP facilities.

Other rooms in the hotel with extra features are King Room with Disability Access, King Room with Spa Bath and Queen Room with Two Queen Beds.

The famous Independence Hall is less than 100 m away from the hotel while the National Constitution Center is just 450 m away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slipper. Frette Linens and a minibar are also featured in the rooms.

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Alexander Inn Hotel, Philadelphia

301 S 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA (show on map)
4.4
Alexander Inn Hotel, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“For an affordable stay in the city center, the 48-room Alexander Inn is a homey, unpretentious place to lay your head.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Philadelphia.

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Continental breakfast
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$119 per night
Check availability
All you need to know

This fine establishment is located at 301 South 12th Street, where it offers tourists and travelers in the city a wide variety of luxury and stylish room options. The hotel provides comfort and satisfaction while the level of hospitality services provided by the hotel is unrivaled and unmatched by any hotel in the city.

The hotel rooms are well-furnished and feature modern décor while the colors used in the decoration of the room give the hotel a touch of class and elegance.

The hotel also offers guests proximity to many famous tourist attractions and notable places. The hotel is ideal departure spot to enjoy all the adventure and excitement of the city.

The Alexander Inn Hotel offers luxury room and accommodation options such as Deluxe King Room, Standard Full Room, Deluxe Queen Room and Standard Twin Room.

The popular 34th Street Station is just a little over 3 km away from the hotel while The Franklin Institute is only 2.3 km away from the hotel. The Pennsylvania Convention Centre is just 805 m away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The hotel offers other amenities and facilities such as concierge service, business center, and 24-hour front desk service and luggage storage.

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Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Hotel, Philadelphia

1355 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA (show on map)
4.3
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Hotel, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“This is the place to stay if you wanna see what’s happening on buzzy Frankford Avenue and across the broader Fishtown neighborhood. Bonus: It’s one of the most thoughtfully designed and comfortable hotels in the city—if you can actually score a room.”

Featured in CN Traveler’s 2018 Hot List.

Customer review rating
4.3 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Free Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$425 per night
Check availability
All you need to know

The hotel is located on 1335 North Front Street in one of the most lively districts of Philadelphia; it makes for the perfect hospitality center. The hotel offers the ideal launching pad into the adventure and thrills the city has to offer. The hotel features a sleek design that makes it even more attractive to guests.

The Wm. Mulherin Sons Hotel is rated highly for its equally high level of cleanliness, the comfort it gives its guests whenever they stay in the hotel and rooms, the aforementioned location of the hotel itself and the extremely friendly staff of the hotel who will bring a smile to the faces of guests.

The fine hospitality center offers chic room and accommodation option such as Superior King Apartment (Room 1), Superior King Apartment (Room 4), Superior King Apartment (Room 3), and Superior Queen Apartment (Room 2) which are all fitted with both standard and luxury amenities.

The hotel offers proximity to notable landmarks such as the SugarHouse Chicago which is about 900 m away from the hotel while the famous Temple University is just 2 km away.

The popular Fairhill Square is a little over 2 km away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches like bathrobes

Enjoy the best of the city of brotherly love in the Wm. Mulherin Sons Hotel.

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Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

220 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA (show on map)
4.2
Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Expert reviews

“This refurbished hotel inside a landmark building at the very center of a historic city is a great place from which to explore. The exterior of the hotel, a landmark that opened in 1926 as the Warwick Hotel, was mostly left intact during the recent $20 million renovation.”

Telegraph review:

“As in the old days of hotels, all you need is under one roof in the historic Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square: 301 stylish rooms, three restaurants (a formal steak house, inventive Mediterranean restaurant, casual café/bistro), a hair salon and hi-tech fitness centre.”

Customer review rating
4.2 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Large rooms
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$111 per night
Check availability
All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located at 220 South 17th Street, where it offers visitors and travelers in the city a wide variety of luxury and stylish accommodation options. The hotel provides comfort and satisfaction while the high level of hospitality services offered by the hotel is unrivaled and unmatched anywhere in the city.

The hotel rooms are spacious and feature modern décor while the colors used in the decoration of the room give the hotel a touch of class and elegance.

The hotel also offers guests proximity to some famous tourist attractions and places of interest. The hotel is ideal departure spot to enjoy all the adventure and excitement of the city.

The hotel offers some posh room options such as Signature King Accessible, Grand Signature King, Signature King, Grand Signature Double and Junior Suite King.

The City Hall is about 500 m away from the hotel while the famous Rittenhouse Square is just 250 m away from the hotel. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is just 2 km away from the hotel, and popular Walnut Street is only 100 m away.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slipper

Warwick Hotel offers a state-of-the-art fitness center with a fully equipped gym.

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F.A.Q

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Philadelphia?

Pennsylvania’s largest city is known as the site for the signing of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, a landmark event of American history. Being a modern city, it is popular among tourists who visit on business or to entangle themselves in historic landmarks.

Fairmount
This area mimics Paris' Champs-Elysees and attracts a plethora of pedestrians. There are a number of Museums and zoos in this region. The area is filled with cafes and bistros which are famous for their continental menu. The night-life is lit up by the spectacular show from Boathouse Row. Several hotels and motels are located here.

Port Richmond
It has a strong Polish heritage which is evident in every sphere like the traditional markets, delis, bakeries and restaurants. There are a number of hotels located in this area at a much affordable rate.

Chinatown
This area has a strong influence of Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Korean on its ambience and especially on its food. The streets are lined with small homely eateries. The Chinese New Year is one of the biggest attractions of Philadelphia. Several affordable hotels are located here if you are on a tight budget.

Fishtown
The trendiest part of Philadelphia, it is a huge draw for the cool crowd, with a number of galleries and studios. The night-life is vivacious with casual bistros, brewery and retro restaurants. Johnny Brenda is a renowned gastropub across US. Several hotels conferring to various budgets are found here.

Penn’s Landing
It is a cosmopolitan area with global cuisine along the Delaware River. The pier is famous with tourists and dinner cruise is a star attraction. Several renowned casinos spice up the night-life in this area.

How much does it cost to stay in a Philadelphia hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $210 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $270 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Philadelphia hotel then you can expect to pay around $520 per night.

Which Philadelphia hotel serves great breakfast?

Try Alexander Inn Hotel if you're looking for a delicious breakfast at a hotel in Philadelphia. The hotel has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

Which Philadelphia hotels are the best for families?

If you're looking to stay in Philadelphia with your family, then try The Rittenhouse Hotel. The hotel has excellent review ratings by families.
About Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the US State of Pennsylvania and the sixth most populous city in the US. The city is a top study destination seeing thousands of foreign students annually as a result of numerous universities and colleges located in the city.

The city is famous for having more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other city in all of the United States. The city is renowned both nationally and internationally for its arts, culture and colonial history. In recent years, Philadelphia has emerged as a major biotechnology hub. The city is regarded as the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps.

Philadelphia is home to many firsts as a result of its rich history; it is home to the first library in the US, the first hospital in the US, the first medical school in the US is located in the city, the first zoo in the US, the first stock exchange in the US and the first national capital.

Philadelphia is home to 67 National Historic Landmarks and the World Heritage Site of Independence Hall. Philadelphia is the first World Heritage City in the United States, an organization the city joined in 2015. All these make the city a major tourist destination.

Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. If you like our list of hostels, B&Bs and hotels in Philadelphia, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Denver or the best hotels in Baltimore.

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