Philadelphia is a vibrant, historic city with a variety of spa hotels offering the best in luxury, rejuvenation and wellness.
Culturally rich with a fascinating history, Philadelphia is filled with iconic landmarks and a vibrant arts and culinary scene. It is also home to world-renowned museums and such historical sites as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Travelers seeking relaxation and pampering can rejoice in knowing that there is a range of spa hotels from luxurious to historic to ones with down-home charm. They’ll ensure that travelers leave feeling rejuvenated and refreshed after services both traditional and unique.
The Rittenhouse Hotel
The Rittenhouse Hotel offers elegant accommodations, exceptional dining and luxurious spa and fitness amenities. Its 118 guestrooms and suites are elegantly appointed with marble bathrooms and Frette linens. The Rittenhouse Spa & Club is a 5,000 square-foot spa with all the traditional spa services you’d expect from body rituals to massages to skincare to salon service such as hair, makeup, waxing and nail care. The spa boats a saltwater pool, steam room and sun terrace. The four-star rated restaurant, Lacroix, serves contemporary French cuisine with locally sourced ingredients. Bar210 and the Library Bar serve cocktails and small plates. The Mary Cassatt Tea Room offers tea in a cozy atmosphere that opens to a private, outdoor garden. The newest restaurant is the Scarpetta which serves casually elegant Italian fare. From $494
The Logan Philadelphia
The Logan Philadelphia, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, offers travelers delicious food, modern design and a luxurious spa and fitness center. Its 391 guestrooms have stylish, modern furnishings with plush bedding, marble bathrooms and flat-screen televisions. The Underground Spa & Wellness is a premier spa that centers welcome and making a guest feel at home over traditional luxury. It features massages, skincare and body treatments with both spa packages and group bookings available. The health club offers an indoor, heated pool and a fitness center. Hungry? The hotel is home to Urban Farmer, a modern steakhouse that sources its ingredients from local farmers and producers. Or you can go to the rooftop lounge, Assembly, with its sweeping views of the city skyline and its craft cocktails and small plates. From $206
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center
A high-end property guests praise for its impeccable service, luxurious amenities and prime location, this five-star property features 219 guestrooms with 38 suites all elegantly designed with stunning views of the city skyline. The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is on the 57th floor and promotes relaxation, rejuvenation and wellness with its traditional spa services. Treatment rooms include private couple rooms and a relaxation lounge. Spa guests can use the sauna, steam room and whirlpool or they can take advantage of the infinity pool and fitness center. There are several dining options including the Jean-Georges Philadelphia with contemporary American cuisine. JG SkyHigh is the hotel’s lounge and bar which is on the 60th floor of the building and offers panoramic views of the city. From $900
The Loews Philadelphia Hotel
In the heart of the city, in the historic PSFS Building in Center City, sits The Loews Philadelphia Hotel. It’s in one of the nation’s first modern skyscrapers and has 581 newly renovated guestrooms, 12 suites and 54 club rooms. The new look is designed to be light and chic with calming, neutral shades. The bathrooms feature porcelain mosaic tile and polished nickel. The Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon has a robust menu of massages, facials and one-of-a-kind services such as its Turkish Bath experience and Soft Pack Float treatments. Bank & Bourbon is a rustic, modern restaurant that specializes in bourbon and farm-to-table cuisine, while the Lobby Lounge offers a range of cocktails and light bites and you can choose between chic sofas or library tables with outlets for your smart devices and laptops. From $195
The Ritz Carlton
In a city known for its past, The Ritz-Carlton boasts hints of historic elegance underpinned with cutting-edge technology and luxury amenities. Its 299 guest rooms, with their twice-daily housekeeping service, have bathrooms with Georgia-sourced marble and separate tubs and showers. They are rooms with a view featuring sophisticated décor, large windows and high ceilings. The Richel D’Ambra Spa & Salon is an award-winning spa rooted in Balinese practices. Their philosophy is “OM SUASTI ASTU” (Peace in your heart and in the world). A sanctuary for the mind, body and soul, they offer holistic rituals and an integrated approach to well-being. The property’s main dining experience is the Agimero restaurant with its Latin-inspired cuisine and mezcal menu. Guests can enjoy sharable plates while surrounded by stunning columns. They also provide 24-hour in-room dining options. From $455