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AKA Rittenhouse Square

    AKA Rittenhouse Square
 in Philadelphia
    AKA Rittenhouse Square
 in Philadelphia


AKA Rittenhouse Square is located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Street, across from the formal entrance of Rittenhouse Square, the jewel of William Penn’s plan for Philadelphia. Built in 1912, this historic Horace Trumbauer landmark has been respectfully transformed with stylish contemporary interiors, while preserving the building’s magnificent Beaux-Arts façade.

With 78 elegantly-furnished suites with full kitchens, AKA Rittenhouse Square luxury extended accommodations provides the ideal environment for short- and long-term stays. AKA’s critically acclaimed Rittenhouse Square restaurant,, serves incredible lunch and dinner – featuring the best wine list in Philadelphia, awarded by both Zagat and Philadelphia Magazine. is an experience of Philadelphian fine dining that is not to be missed.

With a prime location in the city's Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, AKA residents are just one mile from the 30th Street Station for SEPTA and Amtrak. Walk to the Liberty Bell or nearby high-end shopping, or simply relax in the suite with high-definition premium cable programming and complimentary WiFi. Whether taking an extended stay in Philadelphia for business or pleasure, AKA Rittenhouse Square is the perfect place to call home.

AKA Rittenhouse Square, a member of Historic Hotels of America since 2016, dates back to 1912.

Fun FactJennifer Lawrence stayed at the AKA Rittenhouse Square while filming her award-winning role in Silver Linings Playbook.

Original Property Opened: 1912

Historic Hotels of America toll-free reservations number +1 800 678 8946


135 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.

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Hotel Amenities & Policies
Age Requirements: Guests are required to be 21 years or older with photo identification to reserve a room and check-in.
Airport: The closest airport is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL): 9 miles, 21 minutes.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations not received 72 hours prior to arrival will result in a cancellation fee of 50% of the stay plus tax.
Cribs and Pack-in-Plays:Pack-in-Play available at $20 per night.
Deposit: Valid credit card with first night deposit.
Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Based on availability.
Rollaways: Rollaway air mattresses available at $20.00 per night.
Occupancy Restrictions: Studio: no more than 2; one bedroom: 4.
Parking: Parking garage is around the corner. Weekly pass is flat $100, in and out access.
Payment: All major credit cards, cashier check.
Pet Policy: $200 flat fee, $10 per day.
Smoking Policy: Non-smoking property.
The above list may not be comprehensive and information is subject to change without notice. Fees and deposits may not include tax. Taxes, fees, deposits, and policies are subject to change without notice.
Image Credit: ©Rashad Ashurov/Shutterstock

Turn of the Century, 1896 ~ 1913

AKA Rittenhouse Square is located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Street, across from the formal entrance of Rittenhouse Square, the jewel of William Penn’s plan for Philadelphia.

Learn more about the History of AKA Rittenhouse Square .

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