The Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, is the first East Coast Radisson Blu property, and the third in the United States, joining the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago and the Radisson Blu Mall of America. The 301-room historic hotel’s $20 million conversion included a redesign of all guestrooms and corridors, new Business Class floor with private lounge and a 2,000-square-foot fitness center, all designed to reflect Radisson Blu’s signature style while maintaining the charm and heritage of the landmark property.
The centerpiece of the redesign is the hotel’s lobby, which has been transformed into a modern gathering area with low-top tables, intimate seating areas, and dramatic lighting elements.
The property offers three dining venues, including: Tavern 17, which serves tavern classics with a modern spin; The Coffee Bar, a local favorite with fresh roasted fair trade coffee, handcrafted menu items and an extensive craft beer and wine selection; and Prime Rib, an upscale steakhouse offering high quality meats and seafood and nightly piano entertainment.
Plans to update the hotel’s 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space are currently scheduled for early 2014.
Originally opened in 1926, the hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.