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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 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 standout among Old City hotels.

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.

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 fine dining in Philadelphia at Panorama.

Our boutique hotel in Philadelphia offers three elegant meeting spaces that are able to accommodate a variety of occasions. We are a favorite among downtown Philadelphia 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 ,click here to order online or fill out the form and return to the hotel via e-mail - or fax it to 215-922-7642 - giftcertificateform.pdf