The Experience

The invigorating charm of Rittenhouse Square makes our neighborhood one of Philadelphias most beloved destinations, evoking prestige and rich history. These elements come together at The Rittenhouse to offer visitors a AAA Five-Diamond experience at this Center City Philadelphia luxury hotel: well-appointed rooms and suites, world-class service, and the most desirable location in town.

The Rittenhouse is a destination in its own right. Events, meetings, and weddings are impeccably set and tailored to each clients specifications. Fine dining in Philadelphia is defined by the signature cocktails, menus that stimulate the tastebuds and sophisticated ambiance that can be found at our AAA Four Diamond restaurant, Lacroix, as well as three other restaurants and lounges. The bustle of everyday life melts away at The Rittenhouse Club & Spa ,“ Hair by Paul Lebrecque; relax by the indoor pool, burn off the workday stress or enjoy a calming spa treatment.

Families, business travelers, and romantic vacationers seek out The Rittenhouse for its accessible and unmatched location overlooking the trees and pathways of Rittenhouse Square, just moments away from the citys finest high-end shopping, museums, and fine dining. The lure of this luxury hotel in Philadelphia is complemented by some of the citys most charming scenery.

Guest rooms at The Rittenhouse are spacious, comfortable and come with the very latest in modern luxury features and amenities. Across the entire hotel our Center City Philadelphia accommodations have been renovated to the highest standards. Guest rooms are all generously proportioned, measuring between 450 and 600 square feet. Stunning marble bathrooms, plush beds and the finest accessories underscore The Rittenhouse’s standard of elegance.

From the deliciously innovative cuisine of Lacroix, the AAA Four Diamond Award restaurant heralded as one of the finest in the U.S. with stunning views overlooking Rittenhouse Square, to hand-crafted cocktails in the modern seclusion of the Library Bar, the choice for guests with a passion for the finest in food and drink is an enviable one. Those with a hearty appetite can step through the lobby to enjoy a selection of mouthwatering USDA Prime steaks at the legendary Smith & Wollensky and for a complete change of pace, there’s a soothing afternoon tea in the Mary Cassatt Tea Room with fine and rare loose leaf teas, and tempting sweet and savory accompaniments.

A perfect wedding needs the perfect venue. The space must be picturesque; as pretty as the blushing bride and as elegant as the groom. The Rittenhouse, with its beautiful and luxurious interiors and an enviable location overlooking the maples and sycamores of Rittenhouse Square, is an idyllic location in which to celebrate a wonderful day and start your life together.

Our wonderfully appointed venue, conveniently located in the heart of Philadelphia and accessible from near and far, has an enviable choice of luxurious event spaces for the bride and groom (and family) to choose from. Our team from Lacroix will prepare a delicious meal that your guests will savor, and our seasoned event professionals will work with you to create the wedding of your dreams

From conferences to celebrations and special events, The Rittenhouse’s events staff are experienced in the coordination of every kind of function. Our selection of meeting venues, some of the best in Philadelphia, covers all requirements, from everyday social events to weddings and smaller business gatherings. With 8,740 square feet of space, we can accommodate up to 300 guests for a single function. We are proud to offer a comprehensive range of event services and we will put our signature touch of excellence on the occasion

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