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Motto By Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Motto By Hilton Opens In Philadelphia’s Thriving Center City Neighborhood

Now open – 252 Rooms

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This week, Hilton(NYSE: LDS), in partnership with Cafritz Interests, Parkway Corporation and Modus Hotels, announced the opening of Motto By Hilton Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, a 252-room hotel located in the heart of Center City Philly. This urban, lifestyle hotel caters to guests seeking modern, city-center lodging that embraces local culture.

Motto Philadelphia, part of Hilton's lifestyle portfolio, is conveniently located near major transit hubs, within walking distance of scenic Rittenhouse Square Park and near popular attractions such as Independence Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It's the second-ever Motto to open, following the launch of a Washington, D.C. location, also in partnership with Modus Hotels, in the summer of 2020.

Efficient and Flexible Guest Rooms with Smart Room Technology

Motto Philadelphia's 234 travel-sized rooms and 18 larger studio rooms feature a chic, modern design and have everything a guest needs for an enjoyable stay and restful sleep — all within an efficient footprint.

  • Equipped with 50" flat screens, high ceilings and loft-style windows with city views
  • Furnished with state-of-the-art smart room technology that allows guests to stream favorite shows, control the room climate, adjust lighting and more
  • Outfitted with premium, eco-friendly bath amenities and high-quality showerheads
  • Built to maximize the utilization of space, with integrated storage nooks and multi-purpose furniture

Neighborhood Hot Spot

Motto Philadelphia featuresthree unique three food and beverage spaces, each imagined and operated by Defined Hospitality, the restaurant group behind nationally renowned Suraya, Pizzeria Beddia and R&D cocktail bar.

  • Occupying the ground floor, Condesa is a contemporary 140-seat eatery, named after the vibrant neighborhood in Mexico City. Condesa's menu highlights regionally inspired dishes centered on Mexican heirloom corn tortillas, traditionally prepared with volcanic-stone ground masa and made entirely in-house each day. The bar also showcases a significant list of mezcal- and tequila-based spirits.
  • El Techo, the 11th floor taqueria, offers a more casual Mexican menu, communal tables, and expansive views of the Philadelphia skyline due to the state-of-the-art, retractable glass windows and roof that allows for year-round, open-air dining.
  • El Café, with a 19th street entrance, provides guests with an all-day food & beverage offering serving coffee from Stumptown Roasters, breakfast tacos and made-daily pastries - a perfect option for guests and neighbors.
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Motto by Hilton

Motto by Hilton is a new lifestyle, micro-hotel brand with properties under development in prime urban locations globally. Motto by Hilton caters to travelers looking for value and one-of-a-kind experiences by bringing together the best elements of a lifestyle hotel – efficient guest rooms, activated social spaces, centrally located urban destinations and locally inspired design and food & beverage.
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.
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