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Stay in the Birthplace of America

Immerse yourself in history in the Birthplace of America when you stay at Penn’s View Hotel, a Penn’s Landing hotel nestled on the Delaware River. This historic downtown Philadelphia hotel was built in 1828 and has enjoyed many incarnations, beginning as a shipping warehouse serving Philadelphia’s docks throughout the 19th Century.

As trade on the Delaware River dwindled and the city grew, the Penn’s View building evolved and enjoyed a new life as a hardware store, then a coffee house throughout the 1950’s. Finally, the building was purchased by the Sena family in 1989 and was transformed into one the most luxurious hotels near downtown Philadelphia. After careful planning and renovations were complete the Penn’s View Hotel opened its doors to guests in the early 1990’s. The hotel began with just 27 guest rooms and one dining room and bar. Over the years innumerable guests have enjoyed our Penn’s Landing accommodations and over time the hotel expanded to encompass three buildings that include 49 guest rooms, two suites and a delectable onsite restaurant Panorama and Wine Bar. Explore all of the onsite offerings at our historic Old City Philadelphia hotel below.

Accommodations
Penn’s View Hotel is home to 49 comfortable rooms and 2 spacious suites. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast every morning, as well as spa tubs and private balconies. Read more about accommodations at our Old City Philadelphia hotel.

Dining
Panorama offers an authentic, trattoria-style dining experience at Penn’s View Hotel. Indulge in homemade pastas, authentic veal dishes, and choose from over 120 wines by the glass from our Guinness Book of World Record holding Wine Preservation system.  Read more about dining at Panorama.

Events
Penn’s View Hotel offers four elegant meeting spaces that are able to accommodate a variety of occasions. We are a favorite among Penn's Landing hotels for hosting small conferences, cocktail parties, sit-down dinners and other noteworthy occasions. Read more about events.

Gift Certificates

To order a gift certificate from the hotel or restaurant , please fill out the form and return to the hotel via e-mail - reservations@pennsviewhotel.com or fax it to 215-922-7642 - giftcertificateform.pdf