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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a hotel-serviced apartment building by Rittenhouse Square. Stayed in the studio room. The location is arguably the best in Philly, in the middle of center city, close to some of the best restaurants, bars and shops. The staff was friendly and efficient. The room itself was of good size and tastefully decorated. Good linens on the bed. No...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear GlobalTravelMan2014 - Thank you for taking the time to complete a Tripadvisor review of AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and efficient, they are one of our greatest assets. I appreciate the constructive feedback as well, in regards to our guest rooms. We do have a variety of suite layouts, should...

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stayed here for night while working the Made in America festival. Stayed in a Sky Suite, on the 11th floor. Saying it is luxurious is an understatement. The front desk staff was very friendly and understanding. I was checking in very late (11:30pm) after the concert, and the check in process was stress-free and smooth sailing. He even helped later...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear ClubGuy9: Thank you for the fantastic feedback on your recent experience with us at the AKA Rittenhouse Square. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your suite and hotel amenities alike; and found our dedicated staff helpful during your stay! We strive to continue to make the AKA Rittenhouse your number one option in Philadelphia. Again, we greatly...

Reviewed 28 August 2016

No complaints about where AKA is located! Right off Rittenhouse, walking distance to everything. Room was spacious and the bed was nice. Bathroom a tiny bit small without a lot of shelf space. And as with every hotel near Rittenhouse, parking is an issue! Wish they offered valet parking, but they don't. Closest lot is around the corner, but because...

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I cannot say enough about this hotel. Booked it last minute because it was one of the cheaper options downtown. It's located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Streets, right at Rittenhouse Square. First, they have no on-site parking (more on that later). We parked in a garage 1/2 block away on Walnut which was fine ($33 for 24...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Our business team was in Philly for a 3 day conference and stayed at AKA. It was the perfect hotel for us. They truly care about the small details and the level of service is outstanding. We rented one of their larger rooms with two bedrooms, a living room, full kitchen and two bathrooms. The space was perfect. We asked...

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Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I stayed here before, but it was when they had newly opened this location so it seems that the decor is dated and a bit run down at this point. Not looking very fresh upstairs! I got to see several rooms as the room category I had BOOKED was not what they first sent me to. Asking for another room,...

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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My family and I stayed at AKA this weekend to attend our son's graduation and had the most wonderful experience. It's located in a fun and accessable area - filled with restaurants, shops, etc. The hotel suite was beautiful, modern and spotless. The service was exceptional. Kellie at the front desk was extremely professional, thoughtful and receptive. The entire staff...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear Molinkenol: Thank you for the fantastic feedback on your recent experience with us at the AKA Rittenhouse Square. We are delighted that you enjoyed the property, the wonderful neighborhood and most importantly our exceptional staff! We strive to make the AKA Rittenhouse your number one option in Philadelphia. We look forward to hosting you again for a future visit....

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here in a great, modern one-bedroom suite. King bed was quite firm, but comfortable, two big screen TV's, free wifi, full kitchen. Lovely for a short or long stay. I was on 12th floor with fantastic views over Rittenhouse Square park.

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear BizLuxTrvlr, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in one of our new Sky Suites. We agree, they offer one of the best views of beautiful Rittenhouse Square! We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Philadelphia. Best regards, Lori Coopersmith Managing Director

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I went to this restaurant last night with a client. They were here before and really liked it. I was looking forward to the visit. I had a drink at the bar, and the bartender was pleasant. I had the Hamachi(sp?) and it was great! Had a Caesar salad that was very good. Then I had the Octopus, and it...

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Stayed in suite 405, in March 2016. Excellent accommodation, well located on the corner of Rittenhouse Square. Studio suite had comfortable bed, good quality linens and plenty pillows allowing for a good night's sleep. The kitchen and seating area were spacious enough for our stay. Two rings on an electric hob, combi micro oven, full supply of glassware and crockery...

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managementakars, General Manager at AKA Rittenhouse Square, responded to this review

Dear Glennharrold - Thank you for providing you feedback on your recent stay at AKA Rittenhouse Square. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and saw the value in our offering. I'm always thrilled to hear the positive remarks of our service team. We were happy to be your home away from home, and hope...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about AKA Rittenhouse Square

Address: 135 S 18th St, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5228
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: ₹ 14,388 - ₹ 29,756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AKA Rittenhouse Square 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Aka Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#42 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Speak to the front desk about what you need. They are v knowledgeable and accommodating.”
 of 5 bubbles HONORIA1, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“corner suites very large. There were 3 t.v.'s.”
 of 5 bubbles artlovers1919, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose high floors”
 of 5 bubbles BernardTSingapore, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor; I believe all rooms face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles sjc43, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I had a suite and it was huge-I could have stayed for months!”
 of 5 bubbles Nancee1959, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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