$129 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 8, 2014 Check-out: Aug 10, 2014

Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

4 stars
500 Stevens Drive, 500 Stevens Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19113
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
110 reviews
Great place

The hotel room and staff were great. Clean room with just about everything you need. I would a mini... See full review

  • Childoffunk
  • Jul 29, 2014
Great hotel and close to airport

Staff were perfect and super friendly, took care of everything. Bar was pricey, and Philly people... See full review

  • Traveler7757
  • Jun 1, 2014
Sophisticated airport hotel with indoor pool and other posh amenities
The stylish Renaissance Philadelphia is located minutes from the airport, with a complimentary shuttle, and offers guests many amenities such as a large indoor pool and whirlpool, a fitness center, free high-speed Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary coffee in the sunlit atrium lobby. Elegant guest rooms wrap patrons in luxury, from the signature bedding and cherry wood furnishings to the marble bathrooms and full-length mirrors.

Highlights:
  • Complimentary airport transportation and on-site parking
  • Largest indoor pool in the area
  • Expansive 12-story atrium lobby with goldfish pond, sports bar, and lap pool
Rooms:
The 12-story Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel has 351 nonsmoking guestrooms with European-style decor in neutral hues. Each room includes cherry wood furniture; an oversized armchair; a work area with ergonomic chair; televisions with premium channels; a marble bathroom with lighted makeup mirror, hairdryer, and Aveda bath amenities; coffee/tea maker and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature a pillow-top mattress, down comforter with white cover, triple sheeting with 300-thread-count sheets and extra pillows. Views from the rooms include the surrounding wildlife refuge and the atrium/lobby and indoor pool. Concierge-level rooms and suites with executive-lounge access are available.

Features:
The Renaissance Philadelphia has been awarded three diamonds by AAA.

The hotel's restaurant, The Sanctuary, offers contemporary regional fare, including steaks, seafood, pasta, healthy entrees and sandwiches. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Trophies, the sports bar located in the lobby, offers light fare and unique cocktails and features a wide-screen television and a billiards table.
Transportation:
  • Philadelphia International Airport (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Amtrak 30th Street Station (8 mi/12.9 km)
Attractions:
  • Harrah's Casino and Racetrack (4.1 mi/6.6 km)
  • Professional Sports/Concert Venues (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • University of Pennsylvania (8 mi/12.9 km)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (11 mi/17.7 km)
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (11 mi/17.7 km)
  • Historic District of Philadelphia (12 mi/19.3 km)
Business:
  • 19 meeting rooms with 12,000 square feet of total meeting space
  • Full-service business center
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Dedicated event managers and Audio/Visual technicians available
  • Audio/Visual equipment
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Event catering
  • Overnight delivery/pickup

Hotel Map

39.8732 -75.2749
Area served
Philadelphia
Nearby airports
Philadelphia International Airport, (PHL), 1.00, MI, N; Bader Field Atlantic City Municipal Airport, (AIY), 57.00, MI, SE;
Area description
Airport, Location Type: Airport

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • 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
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Video checkout
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Cribs available
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Wells Fargo Center: 5.8 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 6 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 6 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 6.1 mi
  • Penn Museum: 6.9 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 7 mi
  • The Palestra: 7.1 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 7.4 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 7.5 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 7.6 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 7.7 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 7.8 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 8 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 8.1 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 8.1 mi
  • Wells Fargo Center: 5.8 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 6 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 6 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 6.1 mi
  • Penn Museum: 6.9 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 7 mi
  • The Palestra: 7.1 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 7.4 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 7.5 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 7.6 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 7.7 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 7.8 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 8 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 8.1 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 8.1 mi
  • Please Touch Museum: 8.1 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 8.1 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 8.1 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 8.1 mi
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 8.2 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academly of the Fine Arts: 8.2 mi
  • Independence Hall: 8.4 mi
  • Libery Bell Center: 8.5 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 8.5 mi
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 8.5 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 8.6 mi
  • Christ Church: 8.7 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 8.7 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 8.8 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 8.9 mi
  • Liacouras Center: 9.6 mi
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 12.3 mi
  • Morris Arboretum: 15.3 mi
  • Franklin Field: 2,452.5 mi
  • Hagan Arena: 3,723.5 mi

Dining

The Sanctuary
As one of the premier Philadelphia Airport restaurants, The Sanctuary offers contemporary regional cuisine, including juicy steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, healthy entrees and sandwiches.
Trophies Lounge
Outstanding among lounges and restaurants near Philadelphia Airport, join us for your favorite bar fare and cocktails for a relaxing night with family and friends.

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 (110)

Ratings and reviews for Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
110 out of 110
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.8

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Shellie
Charlotte, North Carolina
Sep 27, 2011

Family Travel

The hotel was okay however; the cleaning service was very slow. Our room was never cleaned before 3pm which was a major inconvenience since we were there during the weekend.

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

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Joog
Business
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Sep 13, 2011

Pretty good value

they have done a lot to update and make this hotel nice. I just felt there were a couple areas in the bathroom that weren't very clean, but then again, I am very picky. I would be ok staying here again

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

Business

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Joog
Business
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Sep 13, 2011

Pretty good value

they have done a lot to update and make this hotel nice. I just felt there were a couple areas in the bathroom that weren't very clean, but then again, I am very picky. I would be ok staying here again

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

Business

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
world nomad
Business
LaCrosse, WA 99143, USA
Aug 16, 2011

amazing service, great staff, clean wonderful rooms and beds!

loved staying here...looked forward to getting back to our room after a hard day of work being away from home. highly recommend this place. great staff as well. location is very convenient to restaurants, shops, highway, etc.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

try Manny's Mexican food restaurant across the parking lot

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
world nomad
Business
LaCrosse, WA 99143, USA
Aug 16, 2011

amazing service, great staff, clean wonderful rooms and beds!

loved staying here...looked forward to getting back to our room after a hard day of work being away from home. highly recommend this place. great staff as well. location is very convenient to restaurants, shops, highway, etc.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

try Manny's Mexican food restaurant across the parking lot

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
st joseph mo
Aug 9, 2011

EXCELLENT STAFF

The hotel was very clean. The bed was comfortable. The desk staff was VERRY KIND AND HELPFUL WITH DIRECTIONS. Every staff person that I encountered was very helpful. The only thing I would like to see changed is a complimentary breakfast. There is a nice resturant to eat at but it would have been nice to be able to grab a muffin and go to my activities. But the stay was very nice.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
st joseph mo
Aug 9, 2011

EXCELLENT STAFF

The hotel was very clean. The bed was comfortable. The desk staff was VERRY KIND AND HELPFUL WITH DIRECTIONS. Every staff person that I encountered was very helpful. The only thing I would like to see changed is a complimentary breakfast. There is a nice resturant to eat at but it would have been nice to be able to grab a muffin and go to my activities. But the stay was very nice.

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

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
epr
Business
NC
Aug 8, 2011

PHIL Trip

Generally very good but not exceptional.

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

Business

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Xyzzx the traveller
Glen Allen, VA
Aug 8, 2011

Very nice and convenient

We checked in early on a Thursday and got a nice 11th floor room on the east side facing the airport. The room had everything we needed and the hotel was convenient to get to downtown. It had free parking and was in a safe and quiet location.

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

Best dinner of the trip was Alma de Cuba at 16th & Chestnut. And Philly Cheesesteaks were basically the same at Geno's, Pat's, and the Philly Diner in University City although Pat's came in third.

Review of Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Xyzzx the traveller
Glen Allen, VA
Aug 8, 2011

Very nice and convenient

We checked in early on a Thursday and got a nice 11th floor room on the east side facing the airport. The room had everything we needed and the hotel was convenient to get to downtown. It had free parking and was in a safe and quiet location.

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

Best dinner of the trip was Alma de Cuba at 16th & Chestnut. And Philly Cheesesteaks were basically the same at Geno's, Pat's, and the Philly Diner in University City although Pat's came in third.

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