Sofitel Philadelphia

Philadelphia, USA

10.1 K reviews
Excellent luxury hotel. Close to Center City Philadelphia. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Fantastic service.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
120 South 17Th Street Philadelphia 19103


This splendid hotel is situated in one of the historical stock exchange buildings in the district of Rittenhouse Square in the city of Philadelphia. Only a few paces away is Market Street with its countless opportunities for shopping and entertainment, as well as several restaurants and bars. Independence Hall and the highlight of Philadelphia, the famous Liberty Bell, lie only 2 km away.


The hotel was built in 2000. Guests are welcomed at the accommodation, which has a total of 306 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a bar. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Additional services include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms have a double bed and a sofa bed. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The accommodation features a pool. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. A range of options are available, including a gym, a spa, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments.


Breakfast can be booked.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    The only saving grace is location. The Sofitel is in a superb location. I loved the gym and the location of the hotel.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Pricey, inconvenient parking."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff exceeded my expectations. Check in was flawless. Wonderfully attentive and friendly waiter.

    "Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management." "Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views." "Great concierge service." "Housekeeping is satisfactory." "Valet service is ok." "Room service is perfect." "Recreation staff is nice."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Beds are just Devine. Room was spacious and impeccable. Room was beautifully appointed, spacious.

    "Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds." "Noise levels are OK, but A/C is poor."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Breakfast which was scrumptious and attended. Breakfast and room service were both delicious. Breakfast the next day it was delicious and reasonably priced.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Room size exceeded expectations. Beds are just Devine. Meals and rooms were flawless.

    "Large, clean rooms with excellent beds." "Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning." "Rooms are old and poorly-maintained, although views are OK." "Substandard furniture, A/C, minibar and TV's." "Shower can be a problem."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Paying for internet. Was charged Internet access fees. Don't have USB charging ports for phones.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."

  • Pool
    "Pool should be renewed"

    NO pool or whirlpool. There was no pool. There is no pool.

    "Pool should be renewed."