Philadelphia's first Cambria Hotel officially opens

The lobby of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City Photo credit: Choice Hotels International

Cambria Hotels made its official debut in Philadelphia with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City. The 223-room, 15-story property soon will include a rooftop bar and restaurant with 3,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor space with views of the city.

The Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City is located at 219 S. Broad St., on the Avenue of the Arts by the theater district and other cultural institutions. The hotel will house Del Frisco’s Grille on the ground floor and is within walking distance to popular restaurants and retail shops as well as the Kimmel Center, Academy of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square Park, Reading Terminal Market, City Hall, and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The property is also conveniently located for business travelers, with the Comcast and Aramark headquarters nearby, as well as many other corporations.

“The City of Brotherly Love is steeped in rich culture and history with an enviable food and craft beer scene. The Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown – Center City allows modern travelers to immerse themselves in the essence of the city. As a newly constructed building, the property is the newest hotel on Broad Street and offers upscale amenities, thoughtfully inspired local design, and will have the only rooftop bar and restaurant on the street,” Janis Cannon, SVP, upscale brands at Choice Hotels, said in a statement.  

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The Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City includes several staples of the Cambria brand, including:

  • Spa-style bathrooms with Bluetooth mirrors
  • Contemporary guestrooms with plush bedding
  • Handcrafted food & beverage options
  • A selection of local beers on tap
  • Rooftop bar and restaurant with views of Philadelphia
  • Locally inspired designs, including art commissioned by Philadelphia-based artist and illustrator Hawk Krall
  • A fully-equipped fitness center
  • 2,500 square feet of multifunction meeting space and business center

Cambria Hotels is franchised by Choice Hotels International. The Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City was developed in collaboration with Pearl Properties and Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company.

“On the heels of a record travel year for the city in 2017, the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown - Center City is the perfect addition to the heart of our beloved city. This property truly breaks the mold on historic Broad Street with its modern design and amenities. Guests and locals alike will be able to enjoy our several onsite dining options,” Jim Pearlstein, president of Pearl Properties, said in a statement. 

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