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
Time well spent
Philadelphia
Mar 10, 2014

Great girls weekend

Spent 1 night for the flower show. Very comfortable! Wished there was a hot tub though. Overall a great weekend. Excellent staff!

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

5
Deb and Curt
Lakewood, Washington
Feb 25, 2013

Great hotel!

We loved the hotel. It is close to everything in downtown Philly. The convention center is attached so we could avoid the wind and rain while getting to our event. The room was clean. All the staff that we talked to were pleasant, helpful, and anticipated our needs before we knew what they were. The only drawback was that internet cost $12.99 a day from the room. It was free in the lobby, but we didn't always want to go down to there to check email. Otherwise, it was one of the best experiences we have had.

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

Go to the Reading Terminal Market. There are many and varied food stalls and wonderful things for sale. We ate there almost every meal and didn't need to repeat any stalls, except our favorites.

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
Nanny
Downtown Philadelphia
Jun 6, 2012

confortable room

Love to stay at Marriott rooms are clean linen are the best.

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

Reviewer score

5
Mountain MD
Sylva, NC
Feb 25, 2013

Great Hotel for Business

The bed was very comfortable and the room was large and quiet. Would stay here again.

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

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
Business
Canton, OH
Oct 26, 2009

Beautiful Hotel, very helpful staff!

The beds in this hotel are ridiculously comfortable. You'll sink in and not want to get out. I forgot my iphone charger, went to the front desk and they actually charged my phone for me! They also pointed me to some fantastic restaurants. Extremely helpful for a person new to Philadelphia. The only downfall was no free wifi. It shouldnt be a luxury anymore.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Across the street is Reading Terminal Market. Anything you could ever want to eat is there. Over 100 restaurants!

Review of Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reviewer score

4
Stargazer 50
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Feb 8, 2012

Great location in Philly

This is a grand-type hotel with a large well-appointed front lobby and lounge area. The room was very good but the TV system didn't work on our second night. We've stayed a good number of Marriott franchise hotels and the room service is usually tops. However, the one breakfast we ordered wasn't what was described- "Kitchen-prepared" granola was "Kellogg's" in a box and "fresh berries" was a small plastic container with some thawed out strawberries. But if you are desirous of a great location in central Philly, this would serve you well. In the heart of the convention center and across from the Reading Mall, it offers a lot.

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

Reviewer score

4
Lareina25
Long Island, NY
Jul 8, 2013

Family weekend getaway

The hotel was in a great location to see the historic sites of Philadelphia - about a 10 minute walk. Hotel was clean and comfortable with easy parking at the garage across the street.

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

Reviewer score

4
Michael8
Chicago, IL
Aug 27, 2012

Vacation weekend

The hotel is nice, clean, and conveniently located. We would definitely stay here again if we return to Philadelphia. That said, we were surprised to find that the only internet access available to guests was at a $15/day charge (with tax).

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