Hotel Within Walking Distance of Shops, Restaurants, and Historic Sites
It’s easy to explore the historic landmarks and bustling downtown areas of Philadelphia on foot—the city was named the fifth-most walkable in the country by Walk Score, a website that ranks US cities by walkability. Get to know the pedestrian-friendly downtown by heading to Rittenhouse Square, just one block from the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel. This spacious public park is one of the city’s most vibrant cultural district and is lined with boutiques, restaurants, and outdoor sculptures. It’s also close to Avenue of the Arts, an expansive entertainment district where you can go shopping or take in a ballet performance in a historic theater.
The hotel is in a building where history meets innovation and culture. The historic building boasts a sophisticated and contemporary style. There’s free WiFi throughout and a 2,000-square-foot fitness center with LCD TVs and iPod hookups on all aerobic equipment. The Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel also earned a four-key rating from the Green Key Eco-Rating Program for being an industry leader in water- and energy-conservation programs.
You can grab a quick breakfast at The Coffee Bar, which brews fair-trade and organic coffees, or head to Tavern 17 for hearty American cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients.
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 also 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. Less than a mile away, visit the shops of Historic Antique Row, which stock everything from Oriental rugs to vintage clothing.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a superior or deluxe urban king room or a business king room
Business king room stays include daily breakfast and concierge lounge access
$25 dining credit per stay (except for business king room stays)
Dates into January 2015
Policies and Fees
* Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
* Cancellation policy: 72-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
* Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.
2,000-square-foot fitness center
Complimentary morning newspaper, bottled water, coffee maker, and local phone calls