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Sofitel Philadelphia

120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Neighborhood: Center City West

18.0

  • Rooms : 18.5
  • Service : 18.5
  • Public Spaces : 18.0

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Maybe we’re not entirely impartial, but to our eye, one of the best luxury hotel chains operating in America happens to be a French one. And where better for a Sofitel than Philadelphia’s up-and-coming French Quarter, in the old stock exchange building, a modern-era high-rise tower that’s a modernist exception in a traditionally Georgian and Federal city.

Inside it looks neither overtly French nor terribly modern — it’s equal parts Pennsylvania-inspired Shaker austerity and classic grand-hotel luxury, with plenty of granite, marble, and rich woodwork. In the rooms are just a few nods to minimalism, including overstuffed beds clad all in white, and bathrooms standing behind translucent shoji doors.

The whole thing is incredibly business-friendly, high-speed (wired) internet, and reasonable work desks. But leisure travelers aren’t left out in the cold either — aside from Chez Colette, the French brasserie, you’ll have all the benefits of a location just off Walnut Street, close to Rittenhouse Square and convenient to much of the city’s best shopping, dining, culture and nightlife. Start in La Bourse, the lobby lounge, a popular after-work destination, and branch out from there — Philadelphia’s downtown is compact, walkable, and, these days, quite safe.

  • Sofitel Philadelphia
  • 120 South 17th Street
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Neighborhood: Center City West

Hotel amenities and services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

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