New Hotels opening in Philadelphia

New Hotels in Philadelphia 2018 – 2019 – 2020

America’s birthplace is home to iconic, unmatched historical attractions, an award-winning dining scene, world-renowned arts, and cultural institutions and tax-free shopping.

Famous as the birthplace of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, Philadelphia delivers one destination, five counties and countless things to do: fascinating museums, vibrant parks, national historic sites and famous and delicious food.

Philadelphia has more than 12,500 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. With over 40 hotel brands in the city, ranging from small boutiques to big names, the East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. presents the new hotel openings in Philadelphia in 2018, 2019, and 2020.


Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown

Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown

Opened: March 2018

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Located at 219 S. Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, the 223-room Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown is a 15-story upscale property, featuring Attico, a 3,000 square foot rooftop restaurant and bar. It offers guests unparalleled views of the city as the only rooftop restaurant and bar on Broad Street.

The hotel also features locally-inspired design elements, including art commissioned by Philadelphia-based artist and illustrator Hawk Krall, 2,500 square feet of multi-function meeting space, a business center, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The ground floor of the hotel is occupied by Del Frisco’s Grille, an upscale bar and grill with a private dining room.

In addition, the hotel offers contemporary onsite indoor and outdoor dining including a signature bar, serving a menu comprised of local specialties, liquor, wine, and local craft beers, as well as freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches.

The Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown – Center City is in the epicenter of arts, culture and history, and is within walking distance to many local destinations, including the Kimmel Center, City Hall, Rittenhouse Square, Reading Terminal Market, One Liberty Observation Deck and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Numerous five-star restaurants and retail shops are close by, and the hotel is also conveniently located near the Market Street office corridor, home to several major corporations, including Comcast, AmerisourceBergen and Aramark.

Lyric at 1213 Walnut St

Lyric at 1213 Walnut Street

Opened: May 2018

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Lyric at 1213 Walnut Street in Washington Square West’s Midtown Village offers 42 apartment-suites with fully-equipped kitchens, multifunctional living spaces, and interiors based on the anatomy of a theatre, conceptualized by in-house designers and inspired by the historic Walnut Street Theatre – the oldest continuously operating theatre in the U.S. Bedroom wallpaper reflects the calm of backstage darkness and the main living spaces are representative of the stage, transitioning between work and play along with guests, just like separate acts of a performance. The property has partnered with local artists, coffee roasters, and features a curated music program with a selection of locally-relevant vinyl.

Fairfield Inn downtown center city

Fairfield Inn and Suites Philadelphia Downtown / Center City

Opened: June 2018

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Fairfield Inn and Suites Philadelphia Downtown / Center City is located in the Washington Square West neighborhood in the former Parker-Spruce Hotel (built in 1925), the 119-roomed hotel has 26 different room configurations in four types: king, queen, suite with king and sofa bed, and two twin beds.

The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, ample work spaces, complimentary breakfast and fitness center. The hotel features 840 square feet of event space.


Lokal Hotel Fishtown

Lokal Fishtown

Opened: February 2019

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Lokal Fishtown is a 6-unit boutique hotel located in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighbourhood.

Located on north Front Street, Lokal Fishtown houses four studio apartment hotel units and two 1,000 sq ft two-bedroom spaces complete with a shared courtyard. The hotel employs the “invisible service” concept which can be described as a cross between Airbnb and a high-end boutique hotel. There are no front desks and no on-hand staff; instead, guests check in online and receive a code to the building and to their room.

Holiday Inn Suites Philadelphia W Drexel Hill

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Philadelphia W – Drexel Hill

Opened: May 2019

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Located at 5400 Ferne Boulevard in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Philadelphia W Drexel Hill is a new 100-room hotel features 86 rooms, 12 Suites and 2 Super Suites to meet a variety of needs.

From a highly anticipated restaurant and beer garden, Streetlight, to a beautiful indoor heated pool and fitness center, there is something for everyone. In addition, the convenient location next to Drexelbrook Catering and Special Events venue is a perfect match for corporate groups and weddings. Its rooms include premium bedding with Choice of Pillows, Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet Access, In Room Refrigerator, Microwave and Coffee Maker along with Smart TV’s. Complimentary HBO and Smart Access for your Wireless Devices. And remember, at Holiday Inn Kids under 11 eat for free!

Notary Hotel

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

Opened: July 2019

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the former Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown underwent a rebranding and renovation in excess of $20 million to create The Notary Hotel. It is a part of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection® Hotels.

Unpack in recently-renovated accommodations with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, luxurious beds, pristine marble bathrooms and expansive work stations. Satisfy your cravings with Spanish tapas and sangria at our signature restaurant, fuel up with a latte at our onsite coffee house or stay fit in our modern gym.

Located at 21 North Juniper Street, the property now features 499 guest rooms and over 10,000 square feet of conference space throughout 12 event rooms.

Easily explore Philadelphia from our hotel’s prime Center City location near the Liberty Bell, City Hall, Kimmel Center, Reading Terminal Market and the Convention Center. If visiting for event planning reasons, you’ll appreciate our sophisticated venues with 10,500 square feet of versatile space.

Philadelphia Marriott Old City

Philadelphia Marriott Old City

Opened: July 2019

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The Philadelphia Marriott Old City, formerly the Sheraton Society Hill, opened in the heart of Philadelphia’s most iconic historic neighborhood following a multi-million dollar renovation.

The 364-room property has received a comprehensive redesign connecting colonial with contemporary, city grid and historic port in one truly unique project. With interiors by Krause Sawyer, enhancements include the addition of a Great Room, M Club Lounge, updated guest rooms and 17,000 square feet of redesigned meeting space.

The property also now features a new Food + Drink concept called Society Commons, which offers a lively all-day space where guests can eat, drink, play and work.

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center

Opened: August 2019

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The highest situated hotel in North America offers world class dining, state-of-the-art technologies, calming wellness concept and awe-inspiring artistry together with legendary Four Seasons service in a hospitality experience like no other.

At Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, which is located between Comcast Center building’s 48th and 60th storeys, every one of 180 rooms and 39 suites boasts unobstructed floor-to-ceiling views of the city and beyond.

Guests are welcomed upon entry to their guest room by musician, record producer and visual artist Brian Eno’s soundscapes, created exclusively for the Hotel.  Additional thoughtful touches include at-one’s-fingertips technology and bath products by Guerlain. In partnership with Comcast, all guest rooms and suites also offer the award winning X1 Video Experience, including approximately 300 channel options and a complimentary library of more than 50,000 movies and shows on demand, all searchable with the X1 voice remote.

Michelin starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has chosen Four Seasons for his Philadelphia debut, literally taking his place at the top of the city’s dining scene with the 59th floor Jean-Georges Philadelphia restaurant and the 60th floor JG SkyHigh cocktail bar.

Pod Philly

Pod Philly Hotel

Opened: October 2019

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Pod Philly, Philadelphia’s first-micro hotel, opened its doors in the highly desirable Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.

Pod Philly features well-designed guest rooms and vibrant food and beverage spaces, where travelers are encouraged to connect with locals and visitors alike. Centrally located in the hub of the city’s business and retail districts, Pod Philly is positioned to meet the needs of the modern business and leisure travelers alike.

Pod Philly’s 234 guestrooms (averaging 180 square feet) and 18 larger studio rooms boast expansive floor to ceiling windows exposing sweeping views of Philadelphia. Rooms include space-efficient queen and bunk bedrooms, barn doors, built-in storage and high-tech amenities allow guests to stream their own media. The hotel has an onsite fitness center, a first-floor restaurant. Restaurant’s menu highlights regionally-inspired dishes centered on Mexican heirloom corn tortillas made entirely on premises each day.  El Café is an all-day offering serving coffee from Stumptown Roasters, breakfast tacos and made-daily pastries from Suraya’s Executive Pastry Chef James Matty. El Techo is an 11th- floor taqueria offering a casual Mexican menu, communal tables, and expansive views of the Philadelphia skyline with state-of-the-art, retractable glass windows and roof that allows for year-round, open-air dining.


Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Opening: May 2020

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The historic Stephen Girard Building in Philadelphia’s Market East district is being transformed into a Hilton branded hotel.

Relax in a guest room that feels just right. Enjoy a 55-inch TV, mini-refrigerator, Nespresso machine, ample workspace, and filtered spring water. Rest easy on the Canopy bed with gel memory foam and Serta Cool Balance Technology, and lounge on the chaise. A positive stay always includes WiFi.

Start the day your way, with a delicious artisanal breakfast made with fresh, local ingredients or with a Break Fast Bag delivered to your room. Relax with a cup of coffee or enjoy a complimentary wine and beer tasting in the Canopy Central Cafe. From business brunches to pre-dinner drinks and everything in between, the options at Canopy are always refreshingly satisfying.

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W Philadelphia & Element Philadelphia

Opening: June 2020

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The 295-room W Philadelphia and 460-room Element Philadelphia will occupy a 51 story skyscraper located in the geographic center of the city’s business, arts and retail districts, and directly across from Philadelphia City Hall.

Marriott’s W Philadelphia will offer an original and vibrant spin on traditional luxury in the heart of Philadelphia. The rich history, dynamic art galleries and eclectic music scene that define Center City are just steps away, including Independence Hall, Rittenhouse Square and The Trocadero Theatre. Get in the mix and sip specially created cocktails in the Living Room or on the bar terrace. Invigorate your routine at FIT, or soak up the sun in the lap pool. Host an inspiring event in one of its 22 meeting rooms featuring fully-adaptable, cutting-edge telecommunications and multimedia technology. And when the day is done, escape to your guest room featuring the signature W bed, amenities by Bliss® and chic, stylish décor.

The dual-branded hotel development will also boast a Dolce Italian restaurant, which will serve traditional Italian dishes, including house-made pastas and Neapolitan-style pizzas.

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Hyatt Centric Hotel

Opening June 2020

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The 13-story Hyatt Centric hotel in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood will have 332 guestrooms and 40 suites, a meeting space, retail shops, restaurants, an outdoor terrace for guests and one level of underground parking with stackers.

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Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

Opening: December 2020

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Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is one of the largest construction projects in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the 1.5-million-square-foot facility, located at 900 Packer Avenue between 10th and Darien Streets, will feature 2,200 slots and electronic table games, more than 150 live action table games, a Sportsbook, an upscale, 12-story, 200+ room boutique hotel, nationally-recognized restaurants and live entertainment venues, valet parking and a new structured parking facility.

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will transform the area into a fully integrated sports, entertainment and casino resort destination. The Stadium District will become the only place in the country where visitors can experience big league sports action from NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB teams, best-in-class dining and entertainment, and world-class gaming and hotel accommodations in one location, dramatically enhancing the visitor experience.

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