BOSTON, Mass.—Sonesta International Hotels Corporation announced its first hotel in Pennsylvania, the 445-room Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia. Scheduled to come under Sonesta management June 18, the hotel is located in downtown Philadelphia just 8 miles from Philadelphia International (PHL) Airport. The hotel is currently known as the Crowne Plaza Hotel Philadelphia Downtown.
Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia is within walking distance of the business district and many popular downtown Philadelphia attractions. Guestrooms offer luxurious bedding, high speed wireless internet access, and views of downtown Philadelphia. The hotel features a swimming pool with panoramic views of the city, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. With 16,000 square feet of meeting space, Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia accommodates meetings and events. The hotel features a full service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night dining in a pub style atmosphere.
The hotel’s downtown neighborhood is home to Rittenhouse Square, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn’s Landing, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Franklin Institute. Philadelphia’s venues for professional sports are located nearby.