Sonder The Arco

1234 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States (USA) near Exit 340b on I-76 (~4.4mi)
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3.0 Star Property
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Based on 375 guest reviews

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  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 24 rooms in hotel
  • 5 floors in property
  • 2 suites in property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 8.5/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

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Local Attractions

Convention Center, Historic District, Museums, and Area Restaurants
4.0 out of 5. Based on 375 guest reviews

Property Description

The Independent is 24 room boutique hotels located just 5 blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and 1 block to Philadelphia's World Class Performing Arts, Avenue of the Arts. The Independent is where you want to be! Step into a cozy Philadelphia abode firt with the finest custom details and amenties. Amenities include daily complimentary light fare breakfast, complimentary evening wine reception (Monday-Thursday), 32" LCD HD TV, Complimentary WiFi, minibar and microwave oven in each room, as well as iPod Docking stations.

Green Sustainability

Yes we Do

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 5
Rooms: 24
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 24
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
48 hours prior to 3:00pm check-in
Nightly Parking: $23
Total Taxes: 15.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Porterage Fee: 4.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (complimentary)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (complimentary)
Morning Break Cost: 0.00 Per Person (complimentary)

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Mini bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Philadelphia International Airport-8 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free Room serviced Breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Green Eggs Cafe - Popular brunch spot offering a variety of creative breakfast dishes. Located at 1306 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 2.5 miles.
  • Lunch: Reading Terminal Market - Historic indoor market with a wide selection of food vendors. Located at 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 0.9 miles.
  • Dinner: Buddakan - Upscale Asian fusion restaurant known for its stunning decor and delicious dishes. Located at 325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles.
  • Activity: Independence National Historical Park - Explore the birthplace of American democracy and visit iconic landmarks like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Located at 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Sabrina's Cafe - Cozy neighborhood cafe known for its hearty breakfast options. Located at 910 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 1.8 miles.
  • Lunch: Pat's King of Steaks - Iconic Philly cheesesteak joint serving up delicious sandwiches. Located at 1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 2.3 miles.
  • Dinner: Vedge - Acclaimed vegan restaurant offering innovative plant-based dishes. Located at 1221 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 0.1 miles.
  • Activity: Philadelphia Museum of Art - Explore one of the largest art museums in the United States and climb the famous Rocky Steps. Located at 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA. Distance from hotel: 1.9 miles.

Previously known as:
The Independent, The Independent Hotel

FAQs about Sonder The Arco

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm 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 11:00am 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 Sonder The Arco have?

There are 24 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Sonder The Arco?

Free Room serviced Breakfast

Is there a gym at Sonder The Arco?

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


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"Our trip was great! The hotel was wonderful, the staff was superb, and the help from your company was terrific! We will definitely keep you in mind for our next trip and will not hesitate to recommend you to anyone. Thank you for the great help and patience!" S.R. - Layton, UT

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