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About Our Charming Boutique Hotel in Philadelphia

Stay in the Historic 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 boutique hotel in Philadelphia 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 Old City, Philadelphia hotels. After careful planning and renovations were complete the Penn’s View Hotel opened its doors to guests in the early 1990’s with just 27 guest rooms, one dining room, and a bar. Over the years innumerable guests have enjoyed our boutique hotel in Philadelphia, and over time the hotel has expanded to encompass three buildings that include 49 guest rooms, two suites and a delectable on-site restaurant Panorama and Wine Bar. Explore all of the on-site offerings at our historic boutique hotel in the Old City of Philadelphia.

Penn’s View Hotel is home to charming, boutique accommodations in Philadelphia's quaint and historic Old City, including 49 comfortably cozy rooms and two spacious suites. Enjoy modern conveniences and in-room amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast every morning, as well as spa tubs and private balconies. 

Indulge in authentic Italian dining at our on-site restaurant and wine bar, Panorama, featuring a trattoria-style culinary experience at Penn’s View Hotel. Treat yourself to 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.  

Our boutique hotel offers three elegant meeting spaces, ideal for hosting upscale events in Philadelphia's Old City. Our flexible function rooms and event spaces are perfectly suited for a variety of occasions including small conferences, cocktail parties, sit-down dinners, bridal showers, or any celebration. 

Gift Certificates

Penn's View Hotel is pleased to offer gift certificates for our boutique hotel and on-site restaurant, Panorama. Order yours online, via email or fax our gift card form to (215) 922-7642.