Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

3 stars
1201, Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
198 reviews
Great girls weekend

Spent 1 night for the flower show. Very comfortable! Wished there was a hot tub though. Overall a... See full review

  • Time well spent
  • Mar 10, 2014
Fantastic getaway

The location is perfect. It's near Chinatown and all places of interest and also is near from... See full review

  • belindar
  • Mar 4, 2014
Large Center City hotel with direct access to convention center
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown offers guests unmatched convenience. It is the largest hotel in Philadelphia, and it enjoys an enviable Center City location. The hotel is linked to the Pennsylvania Convention Center by a covered skybridge and is adjacent to the Reading Terminal Market. Guest rooms feature luxury bedding and large bathrooms. With 92,000 square feet of event and meeting space and a tourist's dream location, this hotel is the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers.
Highlights:
  • Hotel amenities include a full-service salon and spa, an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and two fitness rooms
  • Hotel connected to Pennsylvania Convention Center by covered walkway
  • Largest hotel in Philadelphia, with 23 floors, more than 1,300 rooms and 76 suites and 92,000 square feet of meeting space
Rooms:

All rooms are nonsmoking and are located in either the 23-story main building or the nine-story renovated historic building next door, connected via a skywalk. The 1,332 guest rooms and 76 suites feature Marriott's Revive Collection bedding, including 300-thread-count linens and a plush mattress topper. The room decor is traditional, with dark-wood furnishing and neutral colors. Standard amenities include televisions with premium channels/pay movies, large bathrooms with robes and hairdryers, a club chair with ottoman, desks and coffee/tea makers. Marriott's "Wired for Business" service is available, including high-speed Internet access and more. Refrigerators are available on request.

Features:

Dining options at the hotel include Circ, which offers a modern setting in the center of the lobby and features signature cocktails along with a menu of light snacks and appetizers. Marriott's main restaurant, 13, serves American classics with a contemporary twist. In addition, a Starbucks is located on-site.

 

Marriott's on-site salon and spa, Ettore, has been featured on TLC, Fox and NBC and in Modern Bride and Philadelphia Magazine.

Transportation:
  • SEPTA Subway 13th Street Station (Across the street)
  • Greyhound Bus Terminal (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Amtrak 30th Street Station (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Philadelphia International Airport (12 mi/19.3 km)
Attractions:
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Reading Terminal Market (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Historic District (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Rittenhouse Square (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (1.5 mi/2.4
Business:
  • 92,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 72 meeting rooms
  • Banquet facilities/event catering
  • Business center and services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Secretarial services

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
Room service
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
FAX
Video checkout
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Cribs available
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board
Wet bar

Hotel Map

39.9519 -75.1599
Area served
We are in the heart of Center City
Nearby airports
Philadelphia International Airport, (PHL), 10.00, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

Nearby points of interest

  • Masonic Temple: 0.2 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Libery Bell Center: 0.5 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.6 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.6 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.6 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.6 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.7 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.8 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 0.8 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.9 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.9 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.2 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Libery Bell Center: 0.5 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.6 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.6 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.6 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.6 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.7 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.8 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 0.8 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.9 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.9 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 0.9 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 1 mi
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 1.3 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1.5 mi
  • The Palestra: 1.5 mi
  • Penn Museum: 1.7 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 1.7 mi
  • Liacouras Center: 1.9 mi
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 2.4 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 3.2 mi
  • Please Touch Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 3.6 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 3.6 mi
  • Wells Fargo Center: 3.6 mi
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 4.2 mi
  • Morris Arboretum: 10.3 mi
  • Franklin Field: 2,457.3 mi
  • Hagan Arena: 3,715.3 mi

Dining

Circ
One of the chic hotel restaurants in downtown Philadelphia, Circ serves as an urban retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city while offering guests signature cocktails and a menu filled with light snacks and tasty appetizers.
13 Restaurant
Serving American classics with a contemporary twist, 13 Restaurant's tantalizing menus feature something for everyone including seared filet mignon, grilled pork chops and Chesapeake striped bass for a tasty dining experience in downtown Philadelphia.
StarbucksĀ®
Quick and easy, favorite drinks, light menu items and snacks are available at this handy StarbucksĀ® which provides busy travelers and locals with a convenient option over traditional downtown Philadelphia restaurants.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (198)

Ratings and reviews for Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Overall score

4.1 / 5
198 out of 198
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.9

87% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Auntie Jackie
Stamford, CT, USA
Oct 12, 2011

Our 2nd anniversary trip to Philly

Everything was great - location was centralized, room was beyond clean, staff was very polite, loved the pool and gym area. Could not be more pleased!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The terminal market is around the corner and Macy's across the street - could not be more convenient

Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
BALTIMORE MD
Oct 4, 2011

great place, easy to get to from highway. easy in and out check in-out.

great experience. Staff couteuos and friendly. one minus: no parking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Cuba Libre. Great dining experience at a short distance from hotel.

Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

4
James B
Laguna Niguel, C
Sep 30, 2011

Downtown Philadelphia Marriott

The hotel was nice and in a perfect location for vistors looking to do all the tourist acitivities. It is mainly a business hotel though which didn't effect my wife and I either way but I thought I should throw that out there. The staff could have been a bit more friendly but they weren't horriable. Nice hotel in a accessiable area. We liked it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Many places to eat w/in walking distance. Loved it!!

Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

4
History Buffs
San Antonio, TX, USA
Sep 7, 2011

Walking the Revolution

The reason for our trip was to learn about American history. Although the walk to the Independence Hall Visitor's Center was about seven blocks, we walked it each day. From there, we went to the Constitution Center, the President's House, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Carpenter's Hall, the First and Second Banks in the U.S., Washington Square, Franklin Court and the Betsy Ross House. We ate at City Tavern. In each of these places, we touched the same had railing and ate at the same tables as Washington and Franklin. The best part about the hotel was that the beautiful 1860's City Hall was right outside our window.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

No City Hall tours on weekends of holidays. Penn Square was closed at 4 p.m. on Sunday before Labor Day for a private party. Most of the Revolutionary War sites in Germantown were closed on Labor Day, but Cliveden was open. Our tour book suggested we begin that walk closer to town, but I suggest beginning at Cliveden and walk toward downtown, then ride the bus when you feel the surroundings getting dangerous. Some historical sites are in a questionable neighborhood. The city bus came right to the front of the hotel.

Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Juanita
Margate, N. j.
Aug 30, 2011

Hurricane Irene !

evacuation from the Jersey shore! Breakfast included. The bellboy brought us ice, extra coffee filters.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Brian
Chicago, IL, USA
Aug 17, 2011

Great For Sightseeing

Wonderful Hotel with easy access to the Historic Areas

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Texas
Jul 11, 2011

Great stay

Hotel did everything to accommodate us during our stay. If you are going to Philly, put this hotel on your list of places to stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
boston
Jul 5, 2011

philadelphia marriott downtown

quite clean and nice hotel. especially hotel staff was really kind and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Columbus OH
Jun 27, 2011

Nice place

The location is nice...very close to the market and inside the convention center if you are interested in. Rooms are clean and the staff is kind.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

5
Global Investigations, Incorporated
Business
Denver, CO
Jun 20, 2011

Great Hotel!

This is a great hotel. Room is comfortable, with a nice HDTV and comfortable bed. Restaurant right in hotel and directly in the middle of center city. You are in walking distance of at least 30-40 great restaurants. I would recommend the Capital Grille as it is one of the top steak houses in the city!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything is close to hotel. No need for a car.

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