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4.5 out of 5

"Like food and the Staff very nice " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 29 Aug 2023

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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near Rittenhouse Square

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Center City hotel, you'll find Rittenhouse Square and Pennsylvania Convention Center. University of Pennsylvania and Reading Terminal Market are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Dining, 24-hour fitness

This hotel features a restaurant and 2 bars/lounges. Enjoy the 24-hour gym and perks like free WiFi. A coffee shop and luggage storage are also provided.

Room (2 Twin Bunkbeds, Transfer Shower)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$159* Per night/room Sep 24 - Sep 25

Room (2 Twin Bunkbeds)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible (Mobility, Transfer Shower)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Everyone (9) Couples (6) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Like food and the Staff very nice

Posted by on Aug 29, 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 31, 2023 by Ryan Y.

Hi Lesslie, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we appreciate your feedback! We hope to host you again! Sincerely, Your Motto Hosts

3 out of 5
The rooms are very small, and the food menu is very limted to a Mexican cuisine. The neighborhood is bit cheesy as well. But it minimally served its purpose.

Posted by on Jul 16, 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 24, 2023 by Ryan Y.

Dear Gerald, We are sorry to hear your stay was less than pleasurable. However, we are a micro-hotel, and we understand that this concept does not work for everyone. We apologize that we did not meet your standards and welcome you to stay with us again, so that we may make things right! Sincerely, Your Motto Hosts

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 9, 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 29, 2023 by Ryan Y.

Dear Ashley, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we appreciate your feedback! We hope to host you again! Sincerely, Your Motto Hosts

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 28, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 4, 2021

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3 out of 5
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Posted by on Jul 28, 2021

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5 out of 5
We arrived late and check in was easy and friendly!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

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4 out of 5
Wey modern and very clean. Would be nice if a small frig was in room.

Posted by on Jul 17, 2021

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5 out of 5
The room was great and the price was right. And we enjoy our self thanks to yall

Posted by , from Philadelphia on Mar 14, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 14, 2020 by Gracie

Hi Jocelyn! Thank you for this positive review, we're so pleased you were able to stay with us during our opening months. As the first micro-hotel in Philly, the PodSquad strives in providing an excellent experience during your time spent with us. We take great pride in our unique room configurations and central location we have to offer our guest, so glad you were able to enjoy them! We look forward to having you stay with us again the next time you're in the city!

About the Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Location 31 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/cafe on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square also features a 24-hour fitness center, a front-desk safe, and an elevator. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. This 3.5-star Philadelphia hotel is smoke free.

  • 252 guestrooms or units
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station) (1.7 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: 19th St Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square offers 252 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. 50-inch Smart televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Smart television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy to-go breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to noon and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Condesa - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Cafe - This coffee shop serves breakfast only. Open daily.

El Techo - This rooftop bar specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves brunch and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom (in select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (in select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (in select rooms)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for to-go breakfast: approximately USD 5–20 for adults, and USD 5–20 for children
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 50 per day (20 ft away)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Pod Philly
  • Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Hotel
  • Motto by Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia

You should know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.