Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

401 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106, US
8.3 Rating | 4-Star Hotel |
Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel welcomes pets at their pet-friendly accommodation. Pet fee is USD $50 per stay. The number of pets allowed is 2. Pet weight limit is 25 lbs. **In common areas, pets must be on leash or in carrier.

About This Property

Located in the center of the historical district, one block away from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, this hotel offers an indoor pool and fitness center. All guest rooms include a flat-screen cable TV and an private bathroom with free toiletries. The on-site restaurant, Franklin Social Lounge, is an upmarket French Brasserie that serves breakfast lunch and dinner and features a cafe counter offering quality coffees, fresh juices, buttery pastries and snack delights. Guests can also enjoy Franklin Social American Kitchen & Bar, the on-site spirits and cocktail bar. Overlooking Independence National Historic Park and surrounded by Philadelphia’s Society Hill, the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is within walking distance the Benjamin Franklin House. It is also located just 10 minutes away from the Philadelphia International Airport.

Check in / Check out

Check in time: 04:00 PM
Check out time: 12:00 PM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM Or Cash Withdraw On Site
  • Accessibility Meeting Spaces Available
  • Accessible Entrance To Swimming Pool
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Registration Desk Available
  • Accessible Rooms Through Interior Corridor Available
  • Accessible Rooms With 32-inch Wide Door Opening Available
  • Accessible Route To Fitness Center
  • Accessible Route To Guest Rooms
  • Accessible Route To The Registration Desk Available
  • Accessible Vanities Available
  • Adjustable Height Hand-held Shower Wand Available
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Arabic
  • Audible Alarm
  • Bar
  • Bathtub Seats Available
  • Bathtub With Grab Bar Available
  • Bowling
  • Canoeing
  • Car Rental Available
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Coffee Shop
  • Coffee/tea Maker
  • Concierge Services
  • Contactless Check-in/out
  • Currency Exchange Service
  • Daily Disinfection
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Deadbolt On Doors Available
  • Desk/workspace In All Rooms
  • Diving
  • Doorman
  • Electronic Room Key
  • Elevator
  • English
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests Available
  • First Aid Kit Available
  • Flashing Door Knocker Available
  • Food Delivery
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • French
  • Golf Course
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Hand Sanitizer In Guest Accommodation And Key Areas
  • Hearing Accessible Room And/or Kit Available
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hygiene Certification
  • Internet Access In Public Areas
  • Ironing Amenities
  • Laundry Services
  • Lever Handles On Door Available
  • Lowered Electrical Outlets Available
  • Main Entrance
  • Mini Golf
  • Mobility Accessibility Available
  • Non-slip Grab Bar Available
  • Non-smoking Property
  • Off-Site Parking
  • On-site Accessible Restaurants/lounges
  • Parking Available
  • Physical/social Distancing Guidelines
  • Protective Screen Or Physical Barriers In Appropriate Areas
  • Restaurant
  • Roll-in Shower Available
  • Room Service
  • Room Windows That Open
  • Safety Chain And/or Latch On Doors Available
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Self-operating Lift To Hotel Swimming Pools
  • Separate Shower/bathtub
  • Shops On Site
  • Snorkeling
  • Spanish
  • Staff Follow All Safety Protocols As Directed By Local Authorities
  • Staff Trained In Safety Protocol
  • TTY/TDD Compatibility Available
  • TV & Movies/Shows
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court & Equipment
  • Ticket Services
  • Toilet Seats At Wheelchair Height Available
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Tour Services
  • Valet Parking
  • View Port In Door Available
  • Visual Alarms

Recent Reviews

Melissa solo traveller September 21, 2022
Very good
Anonymous young couple September 20, 2022
Very good
Sarah young couple September 6, 2022
Positives: it was a great central location and clean.
Negatives: there was a strong smell of marajuana on our floor in the hallway for the first day and a half.
Joe young couple September 5, 2022
Katarzyna review category business travellers September 2, 2022
Positives: I really liked the interior design and the very kind hotel staff
Very good
Ralph young couple September 1, 2022
Positives: Didn’t have breakfast
Negatives: The hotel is located in a prime location The hotel itself is dirty The staff are friendly but honestly ithey all looked so shabby This hotel is a presentation of the poor condition of the city of Philadelphia WHAT A SHAME!!!!
Clean it all up because...
Mario young couple August 29, 2022
Akshaya family with young children August 25, 2022
Positives: My family and I stayed at this property in May 2022. We loved every moment of our stay! We have stayed in various properties around the world- but this one really stood out for how personalized the attention was- and how sincere all the staff were. Special thanks to Joe and his entire team who made our stay very comfortable. This hotel exceeded our expectations and we will definitely be back.
Negatives: It was a perfect stay!
Above and beyond!
Carlos young couple August 10, 2022
Very good
Michael family with young children August 8, 2022
Positives: Location in Historic area made sight-seeing with children awesome. did not send confirmation to the hotel prior to our arrival. Front desk personal helped us contact and the issue was resolved
Negatives: could have confirmed our reservation prior to our arrival
Laura young couple July 26, 2022
Kimberly family with young children July 24, 2022
Positives: Location is super convenient and the staff was very helpful and kind!
Negatives: I wish there was slightly brighter lighting in the room but otherwise they were fantastic.
Great location modern and clean!.
Stephanos young couple July 5, 2022
Positives: Place looking tired
Negatives: Size of room and location
Pleasant and comfortable
Sara family with young children July 5, 2022
Jack young couple June 29, 2022
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