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Just Opened Getaways: Le Meridien Philadelphia

The secret to surviving such a big and exhausting city is to escape it once in a while – swapping tiny apartments and constant noise for some well-earned luxury is absolutely necessary to stay sane. And after all, distance makes the heart grow fonder. In our series of Just Opened Getaways, we’re covering the hottest new destinations for your weekend escapes and mini vacations.

Le Meridien Philadelphia-new lobby

Located in Philadelphia’s bustling center district and just steps away from the city’s top attractions, Le Meridien Philadelphia has always been a prime destination for business travelers and tourists alike. With the hotel recently completing its 5.8 million dollar renovation, the historic landmark features a beautiful atrium, a fitness center and upgraded guestrooms to meet one’s luxury needs.

Le Méridien Philadelphia-guest room

Aiming to provide a restful retreat after a long day, the modern rooms boast a stone-grey and white décor, fitted with contemporary furnishings and extra comfortable beds. Each room – situated in the hotel’s tower – provides views of the city’s iconic buildings and famous Fairmount Park.


But it’s not just the hotel that spoils you with a modern upgrade – executive chef Jennifer Salhoff offers a completely revamped menu at the chic onsite brasserie aMuse. Showcasing classic French cuisine, dishes include everything from steak frites to coq au vin and lobster bisque, transporting you straight to a bistro in Paris. Breakfast gets a dash of America, featuring options such as sourdough pancakes, house cured salmon on a toasted bagel and a burger with applewood smoked bacon. Make sure to round out your meal with a crêpe to share, filled with whipped ricotta and berry compote…

Le Meridien Philadelphia, 1421 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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