Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

401 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States (USA) near Exit 340b on I-76 (~4.7mi)
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  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 150 rooms in property
  • 14 floors in property
  • 3 suites in property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Verified Reviews of Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Enjoyed Our Stay Immensely!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The hotel, the visuals, the design, the flow is 5/5. The service all over from the hotel staff to the restaurant staff is 5/5. The restaurant food is excellent 5/5. The room was very spacious and the side tables next to the bed had great storage. The bed was okay. The bathroom shower had a sleek design and was functional. The hotel location is very central to everything and we enjoyed our stay immensely.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-May-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Apr 24 to Tue Apr 30 2024 at a $344.80 average nightly rate.
"Excellent hotel location and definitely a return trip."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Our room was clean and comfortable. Staff was attentive and friendly. Breakfast was very good too!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Jan-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 29 to Sat Dec 30 2023 at a $234.00 average nightly rate.
"Our room was very clean and the staff, very friendly and helpful."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Our room was very clean and the staff, very friendly and helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Apr-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 10 to Sun Mar 12 2023 at a $326.80 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1829 guest reviews

Property Description

Overlooking Independence National Historic Park and surrounded by Philadelphia's Society Hill, stands the four-diamond Franklin Hotel at Independence Park. This is European-style luxury at its best – all within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, U.S. Mint, Independence Hall and the Benjamin Franklin House. Located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Franklin Hotel at Independence Park is just 10 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.**Currently under renovation in 2017**

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 14
Rooms: 150
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 150
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4354 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3pm - 2am
Pool Info:
Indoor heated pool, dry sauna and Jacuzzi in our fitness center.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - Noon day of arrivalGroup - 3 days prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking: $38.
Total Taxes: 15.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 8.50%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 37.00 Per Night (inclusive)
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 8.00 Per Person (optional)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day (ala carte)
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary WiFi)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary WiFi)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 75.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees: 75.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 22.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 22.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 4.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 4.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 20.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 37.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Philadelphia International Airport, 6.8 miles, taxi service @ $30

Local Shuttle Info: Public Shuttle Lady Liberty$10 per person, per trip

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

About Renaissance Hotels

  • Part of the Marriott Hotel Brand with over 150 hotels
  • Offer the best in entertainment events with RLive LIVE, offering the best new talent in music, arts, and culinary during your hotel stay at Renaissance. A calendar of past and future events is featured on their website
  • RNavigators or Renaissance Navigators is a personalized concierge service helping guests choose the best local food, shops, and attractions to explore
  • Mobile check-in service
  • Great meeting event space and banquet facilities
  • State-of-the-art fitness enter

The Renaissance Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Reading Terminal Market - Start your day with a visit to the historic Reading Terminal Market, located 0.4 miles from the hotel. Indulge in a variety of delicious breakfast options from local vendors.
  • Lunch: Jim's Steaks - Try the famous Philly cheesesteak at Jim's Steaks, located 0.6 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Buddakan - Enjoy modern Asian cuisine in a stunning setting at Buddakan, located 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Independence National Historical Park - Explore the birthplace of America and visit iconic landmarks like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, located 0.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Green Eggs Cafe - Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Green Eggs Cafe, located 0.8 miles from the hotel. Try their signature dishes like red velvet pancakes or eggs benedict.
  • Lunch: Reading Terminal Market - Return to the vibrant Reading Terminal Market for a diverse range of lunch options from various cuisines, located 0.4 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Talula's Garden - Experience farm-to-table dining at Talula's Garden, located 0.7 miles from the hotel. Enjoy seasonal dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
  • Activity: Philadelphia Museum of Art - Visit the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art, located 1.2 miles from the hotel. Explore its extensive collection of art and enjoy the stunning views from the steps made famous by the movie Rocky.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: High Street on Market - Start your day with a delicious breakfast at High Street on Market, located 0.3 miles from the hotel. Enjoy their freshly baked bread and creative breakfast options.
  • Lunch: Federal Donuts - Grab a quick and tasty lunch at Federal Donuts, located 0.5 miles from the hotel. Try their famous fried chicken and delectable donuts.
  • Dinner: Zahav - Indulge in modern Israeli cuisine at Zahav, located 0.9 miles from the hotel. Experience a unique dining experience with flavorful dishes and a lively atmosphere.
  • Activity: Eastern State Penitentiary - Explore the historic Eastern State Penitentiary, located 1.3 miles from the hotel. Learn about the prison's fascinating history and take a guided tour of the eerie cellblocks.

Previously known as:
Omni Hotel at Independence Park, The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.

Feel free to use the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Philadelphia event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Private Meeting Room 27 x 28 x 11 75650/--3524403025--/--5050--
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Private Meeting Room

Private Meeting Room is on the hotel's Mezzanine Level, adjoining to a private wing of the restaurant, Azalea, which is included with use of the meeting room and ideal for smooth transitions between session and meals/breaks. Ample naturla light with room darkening shades.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
756 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 28 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
All room rental fees are negotiable based on a determined food and beverage minimum.
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Meeting Room 110/112 22 x 28 x 9 61640/--2820252025--/--40----
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Meeting Room 110/112

Meeting Room 110/112 is broken in to 2 different portions. Meeting Room 110 is the general session outlined to these specifications. Adjoining room 112 is about 300 square feet, ideal for stationing breakfast, breaks, and working buffet lunches.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
616 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 28 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
All room rental fees are negotiable based on a determined food and beverage minimum.
Board Room 212 12 x 23 x 9 276--/----------12--/--------
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Board Room 212

Board Room 212 has a permanent board room table with 12 Herman Miller chairs. Private bathroom in room.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
276 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
12 x 23 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
All room rental fees are negotiable based on a determined food and beverage minimum.
Azalea Room 27 x 81 x 11 2200135/--------------/--------
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Azalea Room

The Azalea Room is located on the Hotel's Mezzanine level, featuring breathtaking views of Independence Natural Historic Park. Banquet Space for up to 135 people with a dance floor and up to 180 without.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2200 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 81 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
16
Windows:
7
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
All room rental fees are negotiable based on a determined food and beverage minimum.
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Penthouse 25 x 40 x 8 1000--/--------------/----8--
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Penthouse

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 40 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Magellan Ballroom A-D 104 x 26 x 11 2704--/----60--40----/--10040--
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    Magellan Ballroom A-D

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    2704 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    104 x 26 x 11 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Columbus Suite 212 25 x 13 x 8 325--/--------------/----12--
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      Columbus Suite 212

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      325 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      25 x 13 x 8 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        de Leon Suite 112 25 x 13 x 8 325--/--------------/--1510--
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        de Leon Suite 112

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        325 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        25 x 13 x 8 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available

          FAQs about Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

          What time is check in?

          Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

          What time is check out?

          Check out time is 12:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

          How many rooms does Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel have?

          There are 150 rooms in the property.

          Is there any meeting space at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel?

          Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

          Can I get a AAA rate at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel?

          Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate Membership Card Required Guest Room 1 King Refrigerator 450sqft 41sqm Wireless Internet

          Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel?

          Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount Guest Room 1 King Refrigerator 450sqft 41sqm Wireless Internet For A Fee

          Is there a gym at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel?

          Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

          Is there a pool at Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel?

          Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Indoor heated pool, dry sauna and Jacuzzi in our fitness center..

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