Comfortable Hotel Located in the Heart of Philadelphia
The Embassy Suites Philadelphia – Center City enjoys a prime location in downtown Philadelphia, surrounded by the historic sites and cultural institutions that have made Philadelphia one of America’s most-visited cities. Less than a mile away are the shops of Historic Antique Row, the renowned Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Rodin Museum, home to an extensive collection of the French sculptor’s work. A 10-minute drive takes you to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed. The Philadelphia International Airport is just a short cab ride away from the hotel as well, making Embassy Suites a convenient home base when you visit the City of Brotherly Love.
Enjoy complimentary refreshments and light appetizers at the nightly manager’s reception, which takes place in the hotel’s airy atrium. There’s an onsite T.G.I. Friday’s for lunch and dinner. Spacious two-room suites come with separate living areas and wet bars. In the city-view suites, large private balconies overlook the skyline. Inside, two flat-screen TVs eliminate the need to battle over the remote control. Cooks prepare a complimentary breakfast that includes custom omelets, eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit, pastries, and cereal in the morning.
Philadelphia’s Center City: Historic Landmarks and Art Museums
The historic Center City neighborhood, also known as downtown Philadelphia, dates back to the city’s founding in 1682. Today, Center City is Philadelphia’s central business district, with several skyscrapers and high-profile museums. The neighborhood is home to Independence National Historical Park, known as America’s most historic square mile due to all the notable landmarks in the vicinity. Tour Independence Hall or head to the Liberty Bell Center to see the 2,000-pound bell that Martha Washington famously rang to let George know when supper was ready. The nearby National Constitution Center features a multimedia presentation on the country’s founding displayed on a 360-degree screen, as well as galleries of artifacts, including a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Seven blocks from the hotel, you can scale the famous steps outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Rocky Balboa once pumped his fists victoriously. Inside, the massive museum’s holdings range from ancient Chinese art to famous paintings from Claude Monet, Salvador Dalí, and Vincent van Gogh.
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