New Hotel Developments in Philadelphia

December 6, 2022

With more than 14,400 hotel rooms within a walk of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia has an extensive assortment of hotel brands – from posh, top-of-the-line properties to economy-minded options with bunk beds – that also offer a wide variety of event venues.

It’s an exciting time to stay in Philadelphia with over eight new hotels in the city and countless others receiving modern renovations. The leaders of these hotels have focused on creating hospitable and relaxing environments for guests to feel energized and excited as they discover Philadelphia. Here’s the latest information on new hotels in Philadelphia, as well as those with recent renovations and developments.

Newest Hotels in Philadelphia

Sonder The Arco

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Photo courtesy of Sonder The Arco.

Like Philadelphia itself, Sonder The Arco balances historical charm with modern hospitality. In the center of the Gayborhood, The Arco is where visitors come to recharge before embracing the energy of Philadelphia. Their rooms offer Wi-Fi, Chromecast streaming, and artisan coffee. Check-in is contactless, so guests can quickly and safely get into their rooms at their own convenience.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1234 Locust St.

Club Quarters

Club Quarters Hotels prioritize putting guests in the heart of their cities, and their Rittenhouse Square location is no exception. Located conveniently in Philadelphia’s business and shopping district, CQ Philadelphia offers rooms of all sizes from single beds to suites. In addition to standard amenities, they also offer dog-friendly rooms and parking options for additional flexibility.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1628 Chestnut St.

Guild House Hotel

A white bed is to the right, two blue chairs are on either side of a TV on a wooden TV stand in front of the bed, all on a white and blue rug.

Guild House Hotel. Photo by J. Lehman.

Named one of The Best New Hotels in the World in 2022 by Travel + Leisure, the Guild House Hotel is open at 13th and Locust streets in downtown Philadelphia. 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 — and 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. The hotel’s location is just steps from the popular shops and restaurants of the Washington Square West and Rittenhouse Square neighborhoods, and only a few blocks south from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1307 Locust St.

W Hotel

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, a 7,000 square foot outdoor terrace with a year-round heated pool and bar, spa, gym and 45,000 square feet of event space, which is shared with the Element Philadelphia. The hotel’s décor draws from Philadelphia’s rich history, dynamic art galleries and eclectic music scene, with an array of art installations and experiences throughout the property, including two large-scale murals at the hotel’s entrance. Specialty cocktails, curated by local mixologist Resa Mueller, are served nightly in the Living Room — with design features influenced by the early 20th century sunken gardens of Fairmount Park — and at W Philadelphia’s all-season WET Deck bar terrace on the 7th floor.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1439 Chestnut St.

Element Philadelphia

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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 — just a short walk from 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 geared towards families, groups, and business travelers. Floor-to-ceiling windows fill the Sky Lobby and Motion Fitness Center with natural light, allowing guests to gather, connect and maintain balance. Guests can also start the day with the complimentary “Rise” breakfast and wind down in the lounge during the “Relax” evening reception serving 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 biking trails, murals, historic sites, and more.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1441 Chestnut St.

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

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 in South Philadelphia’s Stadium District features more than 510,000 square-feet of gaming, hotel, dining, and entertainment all in one space. The venue is located in the Philadelphia Sports Complex, adjacent to Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field, Xfinity Live!, and Wells Fargo Center. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia was recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for the Hottest New Hotel. 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.

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 900 Packer Ave.

Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia

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

The Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia — the first of Hyatt’s upscale yet homey lifestyle brand to open in Philadelphia — is welcoming guests just steps from Rittenhouse Square and the many shops, cafes, 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, with each space named after a different influential or famous Philadelphia native. The 13-story property currently features a fitness center, retail, and underground parking on-site, and a full-service restaurant and bar, Patchwork, which offers comprehensive, amped-up 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.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1620 Chancellor St.

Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

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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 at the East Market development in Center City, offers a boutique lifestyle hotel experience, completing a full revival of the historic Stephen Girard building at 12th and Ludlow streets. 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, providing a year-round space for events and activations. Canopy Philadelphia is participating in the Hilton CleanStay Program, a new program to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in Hilton properties around the world.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1180 Ludlow St.

Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Formerly the Pod Philly, Philadelphia’s first micro-hotel has reopened as Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square — an 11-story, 100,000 square-foot property with 252 rooms averaging 180 square-feet and featuring expansive floor to ceiling windows. Rooms include space-efficient queen and bunk bedrooms, barn doors, built-in storage, and high-tech amenities allow guests to stream their own media. The hotel has an onsite fitness center, a first-floor restaurant, coffee bar, and a retractable greenhouse-styled rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city, open year-round, at 31 South 19th Street.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 31 S 19th St.

Hilton Garden Inn Camden Waterfront

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Hilton Garden Inn Camden Waterfront photo by A. Steinhardt.

The Hilton Garden Inn Camden Waterfront is the first hotel to open in Camden, New Jersey, in more than 50 years. The eight-story property features 180 rooms, with 20 custom-built suites that include a kitchenette. From the guest rooms to the hotel restaurant, visitors can enjoy views of the scenic Philadelphia skyline, Delaware River, and Ben Franklin Bridge. Indoor and outdoor dining is onsite at The Water Street Grill, enhanced with firepits, cozy seating, and unique menus.

Other amenities and services include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, a 24-hour business center, and a 1,300-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness center. The hotel includes over 4,100-square-foot of multiuse space, equipped with projection screens, 65-inch smart TVs, and built-in audio-visual equipment, including an executive board room and ballroom. Playing an important role in Camden’s revitalization, the Hilton Garden Inn Camden Waterfront is just steps away from venues like Freedom Mortgage Pavilion, Adventure Aquarium, and the Battleship NJ.

City: Camden, NJ
Address: 1 Penn St.

Newly Renovated Hotels in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

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

The recently renovated Philadelphia Marriott Downtown underwent major technology upgrades including workstations in public spaces, 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 Cirq Lobby Lounge. Multiple technology hubs have been installed, most soft furniture has both portal and plug charging capability.

The hotel’s front drive was also changed to revitalize the entrance. New décor and lighting have been installed on the porte-cochere, a new Marriott logo has been placed above the hotel, and in the garden on ground level. A grab & go marketplace has been added to the lobby. All 1,408 guest rooms and hallways were fully refashioned and the rooms now feature new ceilings, floors and all new lighting and light fixtures. Guest rooms now have walk-in residential style entrances with polished stone flooring that continue seamlessly from the entrance into the bathroom.

During the renovation, the Marriott added and updated new event spaces as well. 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 originality in Victorian, gothic, and theatrical flair. Adding some recreation to their space, the Marriott recently opened Liberty Lanes, a bowling alley and pool hall that can be rented privately to groups of up to 100 people.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1201 Market St.

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

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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 and is in walking distance to a number of local attractions. 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, along with a full complement of free weights, kettlebells, resistance bands, and medicine balls.

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

Delta Hotels by Marriott Philadelphia Airport

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.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Philadelphia Airport is located just one mile from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and features 348 guestrooms and suites and 12,000 total square feet of meeting space across more than 15 meeting areas. The hotel is also only a short drive from South Philadelphia’s sports complex, and the museums, attractions, and historic sites found throughout Philadelphia. The hotel’s amenities include 24-hour business and fitness centers, stylish social spaces, and a Market 1643 restaurant and lounge serving lunch, dinner, coffee and more. Guests can also enjoy complimentary shuttle service to and from PHL Airport.

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: 500 Stevens Drive

Windsor Suites Philadelphia

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 with a 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.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard

Two yellow lounge seats are around a small table. In the back, there is a bar, fully stocked with bottled drinks in a small open fridge. Tables and chairs fill the space

The recently remodeled Bistro at the Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard. Photo by J. Goldman.

The only hotel in South Philadelphia’s Navy Yard complex, 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 Bistro dining areas have introduced 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.

Neighborhood: Navy Yard
Address: 1001 Intrepid Ave.

Recent Hotel Developments in Philadelphia

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center

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Bedroom at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center.

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at the Comcast Technology Center is located between the 48th to 60th floors of the tallest building in Philadelphia, offering sweeping views of the city. With 219 modern guest rooms and 39 suites, the luxury hotel is the perfect venue with more than 15,000 square feet of flexible corporate meeting facilities and event spaces, an infinity pool, a restaurant, and lounge on the top floor with 360 views of the city, and a ground floor restaurant. The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Technology Center has been accredited with its first AAA Five Diamond Hotel Designation for its commitment to world-class luxury, amenities and indulgence.

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1 N 19th St.

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

A Tv is placed in the middle of a long counter with drawers underneath to be used as a dresser, a desk chair is to the left. Two beds with white and navy blue accents are against the wall on the right. a large window lets in natural light, showing the city outside.

Photo courtesy of The Notary Hotel.

The Notary Hotel, an Autograph Collection property, is open in the former Philadelphia City Hall Annex. The building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was formerly the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown and underwent a rebranding and renovation plan of over $20 million. The property now features 499 guest rooms and over 10,000 square feet of conference space throughout 12 event rooms. It is one of many Philadelphia hotels with history, occupying the historic City Hall Annex,

Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 21 N Juniper St.

Philadelphia Marriott Old City

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Philadelphia Marriott Old City. Photo by K. Huff for PHLCVB.

The Philadelphia Marriott Old City, formerly the Sheraton Society Hill, has been reimagined with distinctive spaces and inventive amenities to create an enhanced guest experience, including a four-story Great room Lobby, modern guest rooms, 4,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center, and M Club, the first of its kind in Philadelphia.

Neighborhood: Old City
Address: One Dock St.

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