Pamper yourself while visiting Philadelphia by adding these hotels, restaurants, shops and impressions to your itinerary.

FORCE

The front pool of the 57th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia offers breathtaking views of the city below. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center.

Stay in style (and in the sky) in stunning Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, which occupies the top 13 floors of the 60-story Comcast Technology Center in downtown Philadelphia. You will exit the elevator into the reflective lobby of the 60th floor with a unique view of the city below. If you are not relaxing in your room equipped with modern amenities, rejuvenate on resort, a fitness center, a boutique barber shop and a manicure bar, as well as an infinity pool on the 57th floor. The hotel recently got its first AAA Five Diamond Hotel designation. Both the hotel and its spa program received Prestigious Forbes Travel Guide rating of five stars.

Photo courtesy of The Rittenhouse Hotel.

Hotel Rittenhousewhich is located along the western edge of the charming Rittenhouse Square, got its name one of the best hotels in the world in 2020 by readers of Condé Nast Traveler. The rating is not in vain, because the hotel has 116 stylish, elegant and spacious rooms and suites and a number of other amenities such as The Rittenhouse Spa and Club, four excellent restaurants and an atrium pool. The services of a luxury Jaguar driver are also offered by The Rittenhouse, although you are just a short walk from some of the popular shopping and restaurants in Philadelphia. TIP: Don’t miss it Egan’s Day at The Rittenhouse, which sells designer ornaments in a minimalist garden-like space.

AKA University City offers luxury long-term rentals with incredible horizon views. Photo courtesy of AKA University City.

Other luxurious experiences await in the pantheon Ritz Carlton Philadelphia along Broad Street or at one of two AKA locations in Philadelphia: Rittenhouse and University City. The Loews Philadelphia Hotel is home to the famous Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa which offers one-of-a-kind services such as a Turkish bath and unique Soft Pack Float treatments.

SHOP

When traveling to Philadelphia, it’s wise to leave a little extra space in your suitcase where you can tax-free buy clothes and shoes, as well as an impressive collection of independent boutiques and national retail chains.

Photo courtesy of Boyds Philadelphia.

Family property Boyds of Philadelphia specializes in luxurious and modern clothing for men and women and is located next to other popular shopping places near Rittenhouse Square. Compliment personal buyer available at the store or online to make sure you find exactly the style you are looking for. Recognized as a leader in the style of Harper’s Bazaar and Lucky Magazine, Joan Shep offers one of the best designer women’s clothing, shoes and handbags with a carefully selected selection of innovative styles. Along the Walnut Street corridor in Rittenhouse you will find even more elite shopping venues such as Barbour, Intermix, rag & bone and Tiffany & Co. Macy’s location in Philadelphia is housed in the historic and elegant Wanamaker building next to the town hall and offers sales departments on three floors, including the latest in men’s, women’s and children’s fashion. Schedule a meeting with Fr. personal stylist for truly individual purchases.

Joan Shep. Photo by B. Dale for PHLCVB.

Let Philadelphia be historic Jewelry series – America’s oldest diamond district – serves as your one-stop shop for jewelry, with options such as Safian & Rudolph, Marchi Jewelers and Harry Merril & Son. To make a wide range of purchases in one place, consider one of the shopping malls in the area, including a new one Philadelphia Fashion District covering three urban neighborhoods on the east side of downtown Philadelphia. The King of Prussia shopping center Not to be missed and is a short drive near the Valley Forge. The mall has an impressive lineup of more than 450 stores, including luxury international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Gucci. For more shopping tips, Click here.

TO PROVE

To get an intimate experience in some of the main attractions of the city, consider booking a private tour. Browse one of the world’s best art collections at Barnes Foundationwhich offers private tours led by associate professors collections an hour before opening to the public. The Museum of the American Revolution, Eastern State Correctional Institutionand The Magic Gardens of Philadelphia these are just some of the other attractions that offer a personal experience.

Photo courtesy of The Barnes Foundation.

Hospitality of Philadelphia serves your private, full access to Philadelphia’s major attractions, museums and historic sites, with individual itineraries under your complete control that can be customized to suit your interests and length of stay. Their team will also assist in booking accommodation, booking restaurants and arranging transportation to and from each site.

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EVENINGS

Hummus Laffa Salatim in the West. Photo by Alexandra Hawkins.

Any luxury vacation should have an appropriate menu, and the famous culinary scene of Philadelphia will cope with this task. Consider lunch in the famous Zahavnamed an outstanding restaurant by the James Byrd Foundation in 2019. There’s chef James Byrd Mikhail Solomonov Dishes inspired by the Israeli language are sure to surprise with an assortment of small plates, grilled vegetables and meat, as well as freshly whipped hummus, which is served with loofah bread. Those who want to take a table should think about booking a few months in advance.

Fresh oysters in Vernick Fish. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center.

Even more gourmet food awaits at the aforementioned Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, where the ground floor is occupied by another award-winning chef, James Byrd, Greg Wernicke. Believer Fish – a modern version of the traditional American oyster bar. Cavalie ink squid with crab, scallops a la Plancha and grilled black perch with mushroom broth “ramen” – these are just some of the highlights of the menu, which also includes fresh oysters from the East Coast, roasted vegetables and a generous selection of wines and wines . On the 59th floor, Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Wongerichten combines his inventive dishes with unforgettable views and exceptional service. Jean-Georges Philadelphia. Specialties include yellowfin tuna noodles, egg toasts and caviar, as well as chicken with parmesan. Do not overlook the satellite JG SkyHigh The lounge is on the 60th floor, which offers lunches throughout the day and is a place not to be missed for an hour of cocktails.

Appetizing dishes, tempting cocktails and exciting views await at Jean-Georges Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center.

For other gourmet meals, check out the chef Mark Windy, who won the James Byrd Prize Kuchin’s winds at Washington Square West, Eli Kulp’s chef Fork Restaurant in the Old Town, or Starr Restaurant Group Park at Rittenhouse Square.

Refer to the Philadelphia Official Visitor Directory for more information and inspiration – available for free online or at local hotels, at the Independence Visitor Center, 30th Street Station or at PHL International Airport.

The photo on the cover is provided by the Rittenhouse Hotel

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