$131 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 28, 2014 Check-out: Dec 31, 2014

Le Méridien Philadelphia

4 stars
1421 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
10 reviews
Philly Marathon Weekend.

Location was perfect in the middle of Central Philly. Staff was outstanding, very friendly, and... See full review

  • RDew
  • Nov 24, 2014
Great location

Centrally located. Friendly & courteous staff. Hotel was nicely furnished with a great lobby bar.... See full review

  • Kathie T.
  • Aug 2, 2014
Artistic Philadelphia hotel with ballroom, dining and more
Le Meridien Philadelphia is known for its artistic emphasis and outstanding service. The hotel boasts art displays, music and scents in the lobby area. There is classic woodwork, dating back to the early 1900s and an impressive ballroom that has been the setting for many formal events. Other features include 24-hour front desk, concierge service, business center, gym, lounge and restaurant.
3 Reasons To Stay:
  • Unique design elements with art displays, and lobby soundscapes
  • Stunning woodwork which dates back to the early 1900s
  • Special access to area museums and cultural centers
Le Meridien Philadelphia Rooms
Le Meridien Philadelphia has an elegant look and maintains many of the architectural influences from its early 1900s past. Rooms are surprisingly modern and offer luxury amenities expected from an upscale hotel. All rooms are spacious and offer guests a refreshing place to stay after a day of sightseeing and exploring. Amenities at the Le Meridien Philadelphia include en-suite full size baths, air-conditioning, alarm clocks with AM/FM radio, hair-dryer, iron and ironing board and safe. City Hall and other landmarks are visible from the comfort of Le Meridien Philadelphia's rooms.
Things To Do:
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (0.1 mi/0.1 km) 
  • JFK Plaza (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Fairmount Park Welcome Center (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • City Hall (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • The Fabric Workshop and Museum (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • McGillin's Olde Ale House (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Prince Music Theater (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Kimmel Center (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Independence Visitor Center (0.8 mi/1.3 km)

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Le Méridien Philadelphia Rooms

Standard
The Amenities listed in this description represent the amenities available in all guest rooms in the hotel

Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
24 hour security
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Guest laundromat
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
Audio visual equipment
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Wheel chair access
Brailled elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 0.1 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.3 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 0.5 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.6 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 0.6 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.7 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.8 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.8 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.8 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.9 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 0.1 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 0.3 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 0.5 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.6 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 0.6 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 0.7 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 0.8 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.8 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.8 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.9 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.9 mi
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 1 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 1.1 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 1.1 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 1.1 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1.2 mi
  • The Palestra: 1.3 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 1.5 mi
  • Penn Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Liacouras Center: 1.8 mi
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 2.2 mi
  • Please Touch Museum: 2.9 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 3.4 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 3.7 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 3.7 mi
  • Wells Fargo Center: 3.8 mi
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 4.3 mi
  • Morris Arboretum: 10 mi
  • Franklin Field: 2,457 mi
  • Hagan Arena: 3,715.4 mi

Dining

Amuse
Amuse is a chic brasserie, featuring traditional French bistro fare including classics such as onion soup gratinee, escargots, frisee aux lardons, sautéed skate, raw bar selections and salad nicoise—and extraordinary, signature steak frites.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 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 (10)

Ratings and reviews for Le Méridien Philadelphia

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
10 out of 10
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RDew
Business
New York
Nov 24, 2014

Philly Marathon Weekend.

Location was perfect in the middle of Central Philly. Staff was outstanding, very friendly, and exceedignly helpful for anything we needed. Room was a little small, but all we needed for our short stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kathie T.
Business
Seattle, WA
Aug 2, 2014

Great location

Centrally located. Friendly & courteous staff. Hotel was nicely furnished with a great lobby bar. Room was quiet and the bed was comfortable. I would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nyc best place to live
Business
nyc
Jul 7, 2014

Awesome Location!!!

Great Location near public transport and city hall subways station

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joel89
Business
Maryland
Aug 3, 2013

Great hotel and location

I was surprised at how nice this hotel is. From the outside it does not look like much at all but inside it's pretty modern and well decorated and the rooms reflect the same.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Le Méridien Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Well heeled traveler
Business
Washington, DC
Jan 16, 2013

The staff was great.

There was a fire alarm and the hotel offered breakfast coupons. Rooms were nice and convenient neighborhood for sightseeing.

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

Business

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Review of Le Méridien Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
John G
Business
Newtown, Connecticut
Oct 25, 2012

Annual medical visit

A nice but unusual hotel - an old buiding transformed within its shell with a smallish, but a comfortable room. A sliding door to access the bathroom was a bit strange. It actually got stuck in a closed postion needing a call to the front desk for help. Fortunately, I was on the right side - the bedroom! With no telephone in the bathroom, communication could have made for a serious problem.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Sansome street in the Rittenhouse Square disrtict - around 18th street - has lots of great restaurants.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Enrique Armijo
Business
Greensboro, NC
Aug 1, 2012

Best in its class

Le Meridien is ideally located in Center City a block or so from City Hall, within a short walk of Independence Park, Museum Parkway, and the Reading Terminal Market. The world-class Philadelphia Institute for Fine Arts (home to the Gross Clinic, several Stuart portraits of Washington, and many other important American paintings) is around the corner. The staff are uniformly helpful and friendly, and the rooms are clean. It's an ideal hotel for those looking for a unique space but don't want to sacrifice modern conveniences. In all, it is underpriced, and I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Phila.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Walk to Reading Terminal Market right down the street and order a roast pork, provolone, peppers, and broccoli rabe hoagie from DiNic's in the middle of the Market. It is a life-changer.

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Review of Le Méridien Philadelphia

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lee Anne
Business
Washington, DC, USA
Nov 21, 2011

Great Location!

Seemed that we could walk to most any of the sites we wanted to see, like the Liberty Bell. The Reading Market (I think that is the name) is a do not miss experience and it is 2 blocks from the hotel. Staff was warm, welcoming and extremely helpful when we had questions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

La Scala - Italian Restaurant - yummy!!!!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
roma
Jan 14, 2011

good

nothing especial

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Le Méridien Philadelphia

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Delhi, India
Oct 22, 2010

Fantastic service & would visit again

Good experience

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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