Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

ex. The Franklin Hotel At Independence Park

401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19106show map
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Overview

Located in the centre of Philadelphia, Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel provides luxury rooms overlooking Independence Park. The hotel opened its doors in 1990 and was remodeled in 2008.

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is a classic venue within a 20-minute walk from the center of Philadelphia. The vicinity of a bus stop let you explore Lincoln Financial Field and Pennsylvania Convention Center with no difficulty.

The hotel is also very close to Society Hill as well as to a museum and a church.

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is located within a 20-minute drive from Philadelphia International airport.

Rooms

Climate control, cable channels, a dining area, a seating area and a work desk are featured in every room. Certain units have views of the park. They have carpet floor and elegant furniture.

Eat & Drink

A day at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel begins with a sumptuous breakfast. The lounge restaurant provides light meals. A cocktail bar is available on site. Guests will enjoy Asian, eclectic and American cuisine of Buddakan, which is about 100 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The on-site car rentals help to explore the area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 38 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   150.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

USD 38 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Park view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
17 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Carpenter's Historic HallCarpenter's Historic Hall400 ft
Christ ChurchChrist Church1000 ft
American Interfaith InstituteAmerican Interfaith Institute400 ft
Athanaeum-PhiladelphiaAthanaeum-Philadelphia1000 ft
Balch Institute For EthnicBalch Institute For Ethnic1000 ft
African American Museum-PhilAfrican American Museum-Phil1700 ft
Elfreths Alley MuseumElfreths Alley Museum2000 ft
Center For Innovative TrainingCenter For Innovative Training1400 ft
Cheyney University Phila UrbanCheyney University Phila Urban1400 ft
Independence HallIndependence Hall600 ftChestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets
Independence HallIndependence Hall700 ftChestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia
Independence MallIndependence Mall800 ft Philadelphia, PA
Congress Hall Congress Hall 800 ft6th & Chestnut Streets
Old City HallOld City Hall1100 ftIndependence Mall
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution 1400 ftWashington Square
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BuddakanBuddakan300 ft325 Chestnut St
AzaleaAzalea100 ft401 Chestnut St
Red Owl TavernRed Owl Tavern300 ft433 Chestnut Street
Mrs K's Koffee ShopMrs K's Koffee Shop300 ft325 Chestnut St
Stratus Rooftop LoungeStratus Rooftop Lounge200 ft433 Chestnut St
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Camden County Historical SocCamden County Historical Soc3.0 mi
Camden Children's GardenCamden Children's Garden1.1 mi
Walt Whitman Cultural Arts CtrWalt Whitman Cultural Arts Ctr1.1 mi
Stedman Gallery-Rutgers ArtStedman Gallery-Rutgers Art1.3 mi
Buff HallBuff Hall2.2 mi
Rutgers Law SchoolRutgers Law School1.4 mi
Rutgers State Univ Camden CmpsRutgers State Univ Camden Cmps1.4 mi
Camden County CollegeCamden County College1.6 mi
Rowan UniversityRowan University1.6 mi
Betsy Ross House Betsy Ross House 1500 ft239 Arch St
Historical Society of PennsylvaniaHistorical Society of Pennsylvania4300 ft1300 Locust St
City HallCity Hall4600 ftBroad and Market Streets
Northern LibertiesNorthern Liberties4700 ft Philadelphia, PA
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic SiteEdgar Allan Poe National Historic Site4900 ft532 N 7th St
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Getting around
Airports
North Philadelphia (PNE)11.7 mi
Train
30th Street Station1.9 mi
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Reviews
8.2
FabulousBased on  152  reviews
  • 7.4
    Very good

    The room and bathroom were very spacious which is great. Loved the coffeemaker and the coffee was really good, life saver when waking up. The bed with all the pillows was very comfortable. Staff was very nice and efficient.

    Not so much complaints but remarks. The bathtub was so old and stained that I had to put a towel in it to stand there to take a shower and actually lying down in it was out of the question for me. The room wasn't cleaned very well. there was a sticky substance on the night table and I'm not really sure that the washbasin was cleaned properly. There was a really big old fashioned TV and not a flatscreen, which you would expect in this kind of room.

  • 10.0
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    great location, large room, comfortable bed and friendly staff.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Huge room, comfortable bed, nice bathroom, and a great view.

  • 10.0
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    Very elegant and excellent views from our room. Staff very helpful and welcoming. Delightful experience.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Great hotel close to all historic parts of Philadelphia

  • 10.0
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    This Omni hotel lives up to Omni's fine reputation. The room was beautiful and the housekeeping superb. Check in was fast and easy, car was brought around from valet parking speedily and politely. Would choose this hotel again when visiting Philadelphia.

  • 9.6
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    Very handy to all the historical sites

    The WiFi signal in the room we stayed in was very weak consequently all web surfing was slow. When used in the lobby the signal was so much stronger.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Excellent location in historical section of Philadelphia. Rooms elegant , clean, lovely furniture with bed and pillows so comfortable. Staff very helpful.

  • 10.0
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    We love the location and the beautiful view. It was walking distance to places we want see.

    I hate the pillows and $5 water charge in the room

  • 10.0
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    The attention given to me as a guest. From morning beverages delivered to my door to turn down service at night, they have excellent customer service.

  • 10.0
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    The value of the hotel for the money. The location was also excellent, and the staff was very polite, courteous and helpful.

  • 10.0
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    Location was excellent and accomodations extremely comfortable. Easy walk to the historic sites and may wonderful restaurants.

  • 10.0
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    Location and very good value for a last-minute visitor like me.

    Nothing.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    My kids liked the backpacks and the milk and cookies. Staff was friendly. Nice gesture that there were fruits and coffee for marathon runners. Good service.

    That even knowing that I was running the marathon, they were not willing to acommodate a late checkout so I could take a shower. (they offered the showers at the spa, that would not work for us).

  • 6.2
    Good

    The room was nice. The beds and bedding was nice. Had room service.

    The restaurant at the hotel was very expensive. And the parking was very expensive . But we where there due to the Hurricane so what you gone do!

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Highlights
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FabulousBased on  152 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
17 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
North Philadelphia (PNE)11.7 mi
Train
30th Street Station1.9 mi
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