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Sofitel Philadelphia

Center City West, Philadelphia
  • Luxury hotel in central Philadelphia
  • Eclectic chic design
  • Two blocks from busy Rittenhouse Square
  • Evening candle ritual as an homage to France
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120 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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The Sofitel Philadelphia building once housed the Philadelphia Stock Exchange but has since transformed into an elegant outpost of this upmarket hotel chain. The lobby’s striking marble floors use seven shades of marble and are patterned after the geometric designs found in traditional Shaker quilts. The overall style is eclectic chic, with a mix of ultramodern furnishings and classic touches.

Dark wood walls and vaulted ceilings highlight vibrant abstract art. Crown molding and draperies are side by side with a wooden parquet accent wall. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and separate seating and work areas.

In a nod to the hotel’s French parentage, every day at 5pm the hotel holds its “candle ritual,” where the lights are dimmed, candles are lit throughout the property and “La Vie en Rose,” written by French chanteuse Edith Piaf, plays in the background.

The hotel sits two blocks from Rittenhouse Square, a public park bordered by historic buildings, shops and eateries.

From the press:
  • “This luxury hotel has more of a hip feeling” – Fodor’s
  • “#7 of 83 Philadelphia hotels” – TripAdvisor.com 


  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer


  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests

  • Up to two children under age 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request. Charges may apply and will be added to your bill.


  • Pets are allowed on request, free of charge.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

The Sofitel Philadelphia is approximately 18 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport. A taxi is approximately $28 plus tolls and tip. A LadyLiberty shared van service starts at $10 per person plus tip.


  • 120 S 17th St
  • Philadelphia, PA, 19103
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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