Stay at The Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel

Stay at The Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel

#Historic, yet fresh faced, Philadelphia, #Pennsylvania provides a look into the past without giving up any of today's modern amenities. Our stay at the Wyndham was the perfect spot for #relaxation, with a rooftop pool and room service. But the best part is the location, right in the middle of the action.


Before starting to plan out our quick romantic getaway to Philadelphia I knew two things:

1. I wanted to stay in the Historic District, also known as the Old City of Philly

2. To be within walking distance to everything since we were arriving by bus from New York to Philadelphia

Once I had these non-negotiables in place, I was able to really narrow my search in terms of hotels, restaurants and attractions.

First step – finding the best located hotel

from  $112.23

Hotel Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District

 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Why Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel Was The Top Choice

There are lots of hotels in this part of Philly, I won’t deny that. So here are the reasons I decided on the Wyndham:

1. Newness – I’ve never stayed at a Wyndham hotel and after a lot of research, with their consistent high review rankings, it made it that much more appealing

2. Location – It is literally around the corner from all the cool, albeit, touristy and historical landmarks – Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, etc…

The Liberty Bell!
The Liberty Bell!

It’s a few blocks from Penn’s Landing. This is the waterfront of Philadelphia with lots of shops and cafes.

Our hotel was a short walk away from Penn's Landing
Our hotel was a short walk away from Penn's Landing

South Street, the hipster neighborhood, which was about a 10 block walk, but turned out to be one of the most beautiful walks we’ve taken due to the historic buildings.

Historic Philadelphia was a joy to walk through
Historic Philadelphia was a joy to walk through

One thing about Philly, you literally feel as though you are walking through the revolutionary period.

Charming brick streets shaded by trees
Charming brick streets shaded by trees

3. Affordability – for being a high end hotel, the prices were right on

4. Amenities – My husband and I like to hit the gyms at different hotels, and their gym was open 24 hours, and usually was empty with great machines

A 24 hour gym is one of the best amenities 
A 24 hour gym is one of the best amenities 

5. Pool – I’m not a big pool user, however, their pool was located on the 8th floor, with great views, just hanging out up there was fun

Cool views, cool pool
Cool views, cool pool

6. Comfortability – we had the Deluxe King overlooking the historic district

A comfortable room in a great location!
A comfortable room in a great location!

7. Room service – I’m sure this is at all hotels, but it’s so much fun

Fun Facts About Philadelphia’s Historic District

Aside from all the history of the United States Constitution and home of the Revolution. Here are a couple of fun things too:

It’s one square mile.

The Old City Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

In 2003, it was added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

Old City is home to the oldest continually inhabited street in America, Elfreth’s Alley, Home to more than 3,000 people since 1702.

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