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Philadelphia Hotels for Art Lovers

Date January 10, 2024

Philadelphia Hotels for Art Lovers

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Philadelphia is one of the world’s premier arts and culture hubs featuring world-renowned fine art museums such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation.

In fact, even our hotels are flourishing with stunning works. If you’re considering the city for your next event, check into one of these artistic hotels in Philadelphia.

The Logan

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: One Logan Square
Nearby: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation, Rodin Museum

With more than 1,800 original works, The Logan is more like an art museum that lets you sleep over. The hotel’s collection is so extensive that visitors can take a free, self-guided tour through a mobile app. The collection has a Philadelphia focus, including “Philadelphia Elite Silhouettes,” a chandelier with over 300 hanging portraits of famous Philadelphians. For meetings, the Logan offers rentable space for up to 275 guests and an elegant ballroom for up to 300 guests.

A large blue rug is spread out across the lobby floor. There are two chandeliers hanging overhead that are made up of old pictures hanging from them. There are steps leading up to a sitting area that has tables and chairs, sofas, and a bar. There is a statue next to a set of steps closer to the bar which is along the farthest most wall. Lights above sparkle.

Photo courtesy of the Logan Hotel.

The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: One North 19th Street
Nearby: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Arts Alliance

Nested atop the Comcast Technology Center — the tallest building in Philadelphia — the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is a one-of-a-kind experience. At the AAA Five Diamond hotel, your experience starts in the 60th-floor lobby. As soon as you enter, installations by famed floral artist Jeff Leatham and Japanese art collective teamLab overtake you. The guest rooms feature an audio-visual art installation by musical artist Brian Eno.

The venues at The Four Seasons elevate any meeting with breathtaking views and customizable menus. The hotel’s meeting venues can host up to 275 attendees, and offer unobstructed city views and abundant natural light.

Six large floral arrangements line a tiled area inside of the Four Seasons Hotel. A woman walks in the center, she is dressed in navy blue and has long red hair. There is natural light coming in from the windows and the ceiling. There are chairs off to the right. Off to the left, there are people sitting down at a bar.

Four Seasons Philadelphia. Photo by K. Huff for PHLCVB.


Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 117 South 17th Street
Nearby: The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Arts Alliance, Works on Paper

The architecture of the Hotel Palomar is a work of art in and of itself. Located in the former Philadelphia headquarters of the American Institute of Architects, the hotel has preserved the building’s original Art Deco details. Inside, the property displays contemporary pieces from local artists in its common areas and guest rooms.

The Hotel Palomar offers 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space on their 24th and 25th floors. The city views are so exceptional you’ll think you’re looking at an artistic masterpiece.

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1800 Market Street
Nearby: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Arts Alliance

Local artists are on display inside and out at the Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia. The property’s facade features a 22-story mural—one of the largest in the city—from world-renowned Mural Arts Philadelphia. Inside, there’s a rotating gallery in partnership with the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, featuring paintings by area artists. And if guests fall in love with a piece, they’re all available for purchase. You can even end your day with a toast to the arts at the hotel’s ArtBar.

Up to 16,000 sq. ft. of meeting space is available for any corporate occasion. Each meeting room is named after a renowned artist. And the grand ballrooms are named after two prominent Philadelphia area artists: Andrew Wyeth and James McNeill Whistler.

Skyscrapers are shown. To the right, a skyscraper hotel is covered with a colorful mural of reds, blues, and black. The street below is lit up by streetlights. The building to the left of the hotel has rooms lit up in a yellow hue. The sky above is a light blue and pink.

Photo courtesy of the Sonesta Hotel.

The Study at University City

Neighborhood: University City
Address: 20 South 33rd Street
Nearby: Institute of Contemporary Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pearlstein Gallery

The Study at University City taps into West Philadelphia’s art community for their guests’ viewing pleasure. The lobby hosts a rotating gallery of art from students and professors at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Throughout the hotel are pieces from the arts education nonprofit the University City Arts League.

Designed for a seamless experience, the event spaces at The Study are available for any gathering. The hotel has a multitude of versatile meeting spaces that accommodate every type of event, from conferences to social gatherings.

Hyatt Centric

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1620 Chancellor Street
Nearby: The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Arts Alliance, Works on Paper

Local artwork that reflects Philadelphia’s history fills the Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia. Even the hotel’s restaurant, Patchwork, has an artistic flair. The marketplace and bar were named after “the diverse neighborhoods of Philadelphia that come together like the many fabrics of a quilt.” And each guest bathroom contains an oar, an acknowledgment of Philadelphia’s rowing history. The hotel also hosts a series of monthly art displays featuring local artists called “Makers Series.”

This Rittenhouse Square hotel offers over 5,000 feet of meeting space across seven customizable venues. Its corporate spaces have modern designs accented with sleek wood paneling.

Large pieces of gray and white fabric are stitched together to create a work of art hung inside of a hotel/ The walls are a light blueish gray.

Photo of locally-inspired art courtesy of the Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia.

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