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Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown

3.5 stars
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Ben Franklin National Memorial

  • Free WiFi
Contemporary hotel with a pool in Philadelphia's Center City

Arts, eats, and nightlife

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia enjoys a prime location in Center City, a lively area which is a 5-minute walk from Walnut Street's trendy eateries, hip bars, and shops. The Art Institute of Philadelphia and lovely Rittenhouse Square are both within a 10-minute walk.

Liberty Bell, old streets

It's a 10-minute metro ride to the cobblestoned streets of Old City, home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Within a 15-minute walk, you can get to bustling Reading Terminal Market, with its many restaurants, or catch a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Rooftop pool with views

In addition to a 24-hour fitness center and a heated rooftop pool, the hotel offers free passes to nearby Philadelphia Sports Club. Its commitment to art is evident throughout, from the sleek design to swanky Art Bar, which adds creative flair to food, coffee, and cocktails.

City chic, free WiFi

The 439 stylish guestrooms feature clean lines and city wall-maps, and some have downtown views. Free WiFi is on hand for catching up, and you can relax easily with iHomes® and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies.

Main amenities

  • 439 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Health club
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe

What’s around

  • In Center City, Philadelphia
  • Ben Franklin National Memorial (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Liberty Bell Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Independence Hall (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Reading Terminal Market (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • University of Pennsylvania (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Excellent4.1 / 5
  • Excellent stay, friendly staff comfortable soft bed, the rooms are on the smaller side…Nov 21, 2015
  • Everything was great from the pillows to the cleanliness of the room. Only issue was a…Nov 20, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $159
  • Club One King Bed Non-Smoking
  • Standard Room
  • One King Bed Accessible Nonsmoking
  • Superior Non-Smoking
  • Two Double Beds, Club Level
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • One King Bed, Club Level
  • Traditional, One Queen Bed
  • Two Double Beds Nonsmoking
  • Club Two Double Beds Non-Smoking
  • Club One Queen Bed Non-Smoking
  • Accessible Hearing With Tub
  • Accessible Hearing Roll In
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, City View
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Sonesta Run of House
  • Superior, One King Bed
  • One King Bed, Club Level
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
  • One Queen Bed, Non-Smoking, Executive Level
  • One King Bed, Non-Smoking, Executive Level
  • One King Bed Nonsmoking
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
  • Standard Non-Smoking
  • Traditional, One King Bed
  • Traditional, Two Double Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
  • One Queen Bed, Club Level
  • One King Bed, Club Level
  • One King Bed, Roll In Shower
  • One King Bed, Accessible
  • One Queen Bed Nonsmoking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 439 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 25 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Philadelphia Sonesta Hotel
  • Sonesta
  • Sonesta Hotel
  • Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia
  • Sonesta Philadelphia

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 38-42 per day with in/out privileges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 16000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1486
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown’s small print

Also known as

  • Philadelphia Sonesta Hotel
  • Sonesta
  • Sonesta Hotel
  • Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia
  • Sonesta Philadelphia

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 38-42 per day with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown

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