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A Look Inside the New Marriott Old City

There’s a certain segment of the population, including many hotel designers, that equates luxury and elegance with the traditional Colonial look. That’s why one often […]

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A First Look at the New Canopy Hotel

Looking for a place to stay that offers the unique character of a boutique hotel and a chance to earn loyalty points on your chain’s […]

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A First Look at the Pod Philly Hotel

Not all travelers can be classed into two types, but we can perhaps define two ends of the travel market. We’ll call one end the […]

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Invisible Service Lodging Arrives in Cape May

Now open in historic Cape May: a boutique hotel that makes you feel like you live there during your stay. The hotel is the Lokal […]

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A Look at This Year’s AKA Rittenhouse Square Renovations

When last we checked in on AKA Rittenhouse Square, the pioneer of Korman Communities’ ultra-luxury flexible-stay residence hotels, the property had just gotten back from […]

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A First Look at ROOST East Market

The flexible-stay segment of the hotel industry has grown by offering travelers planning to stay in a place for a while hotel suites that function […]

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A First Look at the Lokal Hotel Fishtown

The whole point of Lokal, the “invisible service” hotels co-founded by Chad Ludeman of Postgreen Homes fame, is that you get to experience the place you’re visiting […]

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A First Look at Fitler Club’s Hotel Rooms

“The first rule of Fitler Club is: TALK A LOT ABOUT FITLER CLUB.” So said John Marchese in his first peek behind the curtain of the soon-to-open […]


The Cambria Gives Its Regards to Broad Street

Not everything’s in place yet at the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia — specifically, its rooftop restaurant, Attico, won’t open until the end of August — but the rest […]


A Study in Originality on Drexel’s Campus

College: good friends, mediocre to horrible food, reckless behavior. College touring: A newer circle in Dante’s Inferno. What started out with a father on a […]


AKA Takes Wraps Off A Refreshed Rittenhouse Location

The original AKA extended-stay residence hotel on Rittenhouse Square reopened its doors last week (Tuesday, June 5th) after undergoing nearly six months of major renovations. […]


Is AKA University City the Future of Philly Hotels?

In October, the finishing touches were put in place on Level 28, a “lifestyle club” for those staying at AKA University City in the FMC […]