The Rittenhouse, a AAA Five Diamond luxury property in the heart of Philadelphias shopping and cultural center, enjoys a premier location on the prestigious Rittenhouse Square. World renowned museums and art galleries are only moments away and the quietly sophisticated interiors of The Rittenhouse surround guests with a sense of privileged serenity. Beautifully appointed, with rich mahogany furnishings and lush fabrics, the expansive rooms and suites offer an exceptional level of grandeur. All provide large windows that overlook either Rittenhouse Square or the magnificent cityscape. Step outside your room and you are greeted by the many different ways to indulge in luxury at the hotel. Dine at Lacroix restaurant, a sleekly elegant, award-winning French restaurant under the direction of Jon Cichon, sip hand-crafted cocktails at the Library Bar or enjoy a modern take on traditional afternoon tea at the Mary Cassatt Tea Room. Effective October 2013 our Spa and Salon closed temporarily. The facility will undergo a major refurbishment that will see it transformed into the most current and sophisticated of its kind in Philadelphia, and reopen as The Rittenhouse Spa and Club Hair by Paul Labrecque, in the second quarter of 2014. The hotel has arranged for complimentary guest access to The Sporting Club at The Bellevue, 230 South Broad Street to accommodate your needs during renovation.We will also have limited in room Spa and Salon services available for you that can be reserved via our Concierge. These services will include, but are not limited to, massages and hair services.In addition to the Sporting Club, we are offering a limited fitness room on the lobby level, adjacent to the Executive Offices. This facility will be available from 5:00am to 10:00pm daily.During the renovations, you may experience some intermittent noise during the hours of 10:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.