New Hotels in Philadelphia

September 27, 2023

It’s an exciting time to stay in Philadelphia with many new hotels and countless others receiving modern renovations. Here’s the latest information on new hotels in Philadelphia.

New Hotels

Holiday Inn Philadelphia Airport-Stadium Area

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 2033 Penrose Ave

Holiday Inn Philadelphia Airport – Stadium Area is a newly converted and renovated property conveniently located near the Philadelphia International Airport. The new hotel is also within walking distance of major sports and entertainment venues like Lincoln Financial Field, Citizens Bank Park, and Wells Fargo Center. This high-rise hotel, part of the world-renowned IHG brand, offers 206 spacious guest rooms with modern amenities, plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi. They offer over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, including an onsite business center for productive work and meetings. Guests can also savor classic American cuisine at The Whit Restaurant and Lounge.

Red Lion Inn & Suites

Neighborhood: Washington Square West
Address: 1208 Walnut Street

A 120-year-old Washington Square West building has rebranded as a Red Lion Inn & Suites, a division of Sonesta International Hotels Corp. The building is on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places and houses 45 guest rooms. After a fire occurred in 2020, the building went through renovations and the hotel has been restored to being in great condition.

Guild House Hotel

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1307 Locust St.

A bright yellow hotel room is shown. There are two yellow cushioned chairs set up on either side of a white coffee table. To the right, there is a green and white bed set up in front of a wall with green and yellow wallpaper. The ceilings are white. Ornate light fixtures hang from the ceiling.

Guild House Hotel. Photo by J. Lehman.

Travel + Leisure named The Guild House Hotel as one of The Best New Hotels in the World in 2022. The luxury boutique hotel occupies a Victorian-era rowhouse that was once the home of The New Century Guild, one of the nation’s oldest and most prominent women’s empowerment organizations. The hotel features 12 elegant suites inspired by the leaders of the New Century Guild and designed by Philadelphia-based, woman-owned interior design studio ROHE Creative.

The hotel also features amenities from other local woman-owned businesses, including coffee from Sip & Sonder and bath products from Fork & Melon. It’s located just steps away from many popular shops and restaurants and only a few blocks south from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

W Hotel

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1439 Chestnut St.

A desk sits behind a bed that faces a window, a green wall is to the left of the desk and bed inside of the hotel room

The Spectacular King room at the W Philadelphia Hotel. Photo courtesy of W Philadelphia.

The W Philadelphia Hotel presents an original and vibrant spin on traditional luxury. The 51-story hotel offers 295 rooms and suites with expansive views of Philadelphia. Amenities include a 7,000 square foot outdoor terrace with a year-round heated pool, bar, spa, and gym. The W shares 45,000 square feet of event space with the Element Philadelphia.

The hotel’s décor draws from Philadelphia’s rich history, dynamic art galleries, and eclectic music scene. An array of art installations are located throughout the property, including two large-scale murals at the hotel’s entrance. Specialty cocktails, curated by a local mixologist, are served nightly in the Living Room and the all-season WET Deck bar terrace on the 7th floor.

Element Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1441 Chestnut St.

Two beds are off to the right facing large windows letting in natural light. Wooden floors are underneath, a wooden desk and two high chairs are next to a TV, a kitchenette is to the left

Rooms at the Element Philadelphia offer stunning views of the Philadelphia skyline and nearby landmarks such as City Hall. Photo courtesy of the Element Philadelphia Hotel.

Element Philadelphia is open along Chestnut Street in the heart of Center City — near the Pennsylvania Convention Center and other downtown attractions. The 460-room hotel is the largest Element Hotels property globally and features a range of wellness-inspired amenities.

Floor-to-ceiling windows fill the Sky Lobby and Motion Fitness Center, providing tons of natural light. Guests can also start the day with the complimentary “Rise” breakfast and wind down during the “Relax” evening reception with a complimentary glass of wine or local beer. Element’s Bikes to Borrow program offers custom-designed bikes for visitors looking to explore the city’s murals, historic sites, and more.

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 900 Packer Ave.

Architectural interior of the Penthouse Master Bedroom at Live! Casino Hotel Philadelphia, view of south Philadelphia and downtown skyline from window.

Architectural interior of the Penthouse Master Bedroom at Live! Casino Hotel Philadelphia, view of south Philadelphia and downtown skyline from window. Photo courtesy of Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

The Live! Casino & Hotel features more than 510,000 square-feet of gaming, hotel, dining, and entertainment. The venue is located in the Philadelphia Sports Complex, adjacent to Xfinity Live! and Lincoln Financial Field. The hotel is home to more than 200 upscale rooms and approximately 2,700 parking spaces. The building also features food from iconic Philadelphia eateries such as Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Termini Brothers, and Sang Kee Noodle Bar & Kitchen.

Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1620 Chancellor St.

An entertainment center is in the middle of the frame, with a TV in the middle. A bed is seen behind it to the right. A colorful carpet with orange diamonds is underneath.

Hyatt Centric guest room. Photo courtesy of the Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia.

The Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia welcomes guests just steps from Rittenhouse Square and the many shops and restaurants that fill the bustling neighborhood. The hotel features 332 stylish guest rooms, including 22 spacious suites, with locally inspired art incorporated throughout the building.

The Hyatt Centric also boasts over 5,000 square feet of customizable meeting and event space with a 2,700 square foot ballroom accommodating up to 200 guests. Each of the seven meeting rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio/visual technology for modern meetings. Each space is named after an influential or famous Philadelphia native.

The 13-story property also features a fitness center, retail, and underground parking. The full-service restaurant and bar, Patchwork, which offers comprehensive dinner, brunch, and cocktail menus along with a selection of craft beers and a diverse wine list. Visitors can expect a bevy of delicious new dishes made with refreshing, locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1180 Ludlow St.

Stands of lights hang overhead as four people sit on blue chairs spread throughout the outdoor space decorated with large square flower pots with greenery

Photo by J. Soefer courtesy of Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City.

Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City is the first Pennsylvania location of Hilton’s luxury and lifestyle hotel brand. The 236-room property, located in Center City, offers a boutique lifestyle hotel experience, completing a full revival of the historic Stephen Girard building. Amenities include approximately 3,600 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, complimentary Canopy Bikes for exploring the city, rooms and suites with signature Canopy beds, free Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour fitness center.

An extension of the hotel’s patio, East Market’s 10,000 square foot courtyard is a sunlit oasis in Center City. Complete with swings, café tables and chairs and string lights, the space is available year-round for events and activations. Canopy Philadelphia participates in the Hilton CleanStay Program, delivering an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in Hilton properties around the world.

Yowie Hotel

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 226 South Street

Designer Shannon Maldonado turned the aesthetic of her Yowie lifestyle store into the Yowie Hotel, a pop-art paradise. Each of the boutique hotel’s rooms features a unique vibe that offers guests an artsy and authentic Philadelphia stay. The hotel also creates custom itineraries curated to each guests’ specific tastes, one-of-a-kind local art, and listings highlighting hip happenings around the city. The Yowie Hotel is available to rent for group events, such as company retreats and after-parties.

Newly Renovated Hotels

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1201 Market St.

A large ballroom with tables and chairs spread throughout the space. Walls are yellow. Orange curtains hang beside large windows, letting in natural light.

Independence Ballroom at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown underwent major technology upgrades including public workstations, impressive amounts of Wi-Fi access points, bandwidth, security, and infrastructure systems. 55” smart TVs have been installed in all 1,408 guest rooms. The lobby has been fully modernized including a new front desk, seating area, library zone, and the Circ Lobby Lounge. Multiple technology hubs have been installed, including charging capabilities in most of the soft furniture.

The hotel’s front drive was also changed to revitalize the entrance. A new Marriott logo has been placed above the hotel and in the garden on ground level and a grab & go marketplace has been added to the lobby.

All 1,408 guest rooms and hallways were fully refashioned. The rooms now feature new ceilings, floors, and all new lighting and light fixtures. Bathrooms were fully reconditioned to include walk-in showers with dual heads. New furniture includes beds, seating areas, technology centers, and other upgrades.

During the renovation, the Marriott also added and updated event spaces. The Gallery is a hospitality art exhibit that boasts a giant media wall and is available for private events. The Liberty and Independence Ballrooms have been fully restored yet retain their original Victorian, gothic, and theatrical flair. For recreation, the Marriott recently opened Liberty Lands, a bowling alley and pool hall that can be rented privately to groups of up to 100 people.

Westin Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 99 S 17th St.

A king sized bed is off to the right. To the left, there is a TV over a dresser. In the center of the shot, there is a couch pushed up in front of a window. There is a table with a chair to the left. A nightstand and another chair are to the right.

Photo courtesy of The Westin Philadelphia.

Located within The Shops at Liberty Place, the Westin Philadelphia has recently completed its extensive multimillion-dollar renovation project. This four-year endeavor encompassed the transformation of the hotel’s guest rooms, public areas, meeting spaces, and dining establishments. The complete redesign of all guest rooms, including the 19 suites, resulted in fully refurbished accommodations with brand-new furnishings and equipment. With the renovation completed, the Westin Philadelphia is now poised to focus on expanding its events and meeting business.

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 201 N 17th St.

A desk chair on wheels is off to the right in front of a desk, both facing a large window showing the city's skyline. Through a doorway to the left, there is a sitting area with two light blue chairs and a small table in front of them.

Courtesy of Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown.

Philadelphia’s second largest hotel has a new name and significant updates. The reimagined Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown offers more than 60,000 square feet of well-conceived event space. The hotel offers 760 upgraded guestrooms with a contemporary design and panoramic views of Center City. The newly renovated 2,071 square foot fitness center features four Peloton® bikes, offering immersive indoor cycling training with live classes and on-demand classes via Peloton Digital®. The completely transformed fitness center offers a variety of cardio and strength-training machines, including the core-strengthening TRX suspension system.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Philadelphia Airport

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 500 Stevens Drive

A large white bed with a bright orange pillow on it is off to the right with a nightstand. A chase lounge chair is positioned underneath a large window. A desk and chair is off to the left.

King Guest Room. Photo courtesy of Delta Hotels by Marriott Philadelphia Airport.

Formerly The Renaissance Philadelphia Airport, Delta Hotels by Marriott Philadelphia Airport is located just one mile from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The hotel updated its 348 guestrooms and suites and 12,000 total square feet of meeting space.

The hotel is also only a short drive from South Philadelphia’s sports complex, and downtown Philadelphia. The hotel’s amenities include 24-hour business and fitness centers, stylish social spaces, and the newly added Market 1643 restaurant and lounge. Guests can also enjoy complimentary shuttle service to and from PHL Airport.

Windsor Suites Philadelphia

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The sun shines on a balcony overlooking the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the city's streets below.

Photo courtesy of Windsor Suites Philadelphia.

Windsor Suites Philadelphia has completed multimillion-dollar renovations to its 24th floor. The renovation includes a new rooftop infinity pool, skydeck terrace with heaters and a fire pit, a relocated fitness center, private lounge, and eight new suites. Most of the 196-suite rooms in the hotel are connected and can be combined as flexible space to be rented. The hotel also features new penthouse rooms.

Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard

Neighborhood: Navy Yard
Address: 1001 Intrepid Ave.

The Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard has recently completed renovations on several of its public spaces following an increase to its total room count. The hotel’s lobby and dining areas have improved seating and amenities for guests, such as pod-like booths with their own dedicated TVs, additional outlets, a massive HDTV wall, and more modern design elements throughout the space. The 1,400 square feet of meeting space has also been renovated to better suit a variety of event types and purposes — such as hybrid meetings — with enhanced audiovisual capabilities and technology.

Hotels Coming Soon

The Jaan at Center City

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 225-239 N. 13th St.

Genesis Capital broke ground on The Jaan at Center City, a new hotel project blocks away from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, set to be completed in April 2024. The seven-story development will offer 81 units targeting long-term guests and business travelers. Additionally, the plan includes an 1,800-square-foot ground-floor commercial space for a restaurant and bar. The project will feature a two-level rooftop deck, with the intention of opening a rooftop bar, along with amenities like a gym, a small co-working space, and a private conference room.

Riversuites at The Battery

Neighborhood: Fishtown
Address: 1325 N. Beach St.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia has announced plans to open Riversuites, a boutique luxury hotel consisting of 62 suites with a range of configurations, including one-, two-, and three-bedroom options. The hotel, located in the former PECO power plant in Fishtown along the Delaware River, is expected to accept reservations in the fall and open by the end of 2023. Each suite will feature a full kitchen, with some offering patios or bi-level lofts. Riversuites will also provide co-working areas, lobby gathering spaces, a billiards table, and an indoor basketball court. Guests can access the casino via an eight-minute walk along the Delaware Riverwalk or utilize the complimentary shuttle and valet parking services.

Redeveloped Family Court Building

Neighborhood: Fairmount
Address: 1501 Arch St.

A proposed redevelopment plan for the Family Court Building aims to consolidate a museum, library, and hotel within its historic confines. The project involves repurposing the former municipal building and the neighboring Free Library’s parking lot. The enhanced building will be home to Philadelphia’s African American Museum, an expanded Free Library, a Children and Family Center, and a new boutique hotel. Envisioned with 200 guest rooms, the hotel will also include a restaurant, bar, and event space. The tentative goal for the project’s completion is 2028.

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