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Rittenhouse 2 Br 2 Ba, Ideal Location

Bedrooms 2
Space 92 m²
Property type apartment


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Rittenhouse is the most desirable neighborhood in the city, centered around Rittenhouse Square Park and Walnut Street with its upscale shopping. Surrounded by all the great restaurants, you'll have many food options as well as the best shopping in the city. Rittenhouse is walking distance or a short cab ride to all of Philadelphia's major museums and landmarks. The apartment is also within walking distance to the city's famed new bike and jogging bridge at Schuylkhill River Trail, and all the playgrounds and parks below it.

Property Manager
Jesse Dornstreich
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About Jesse Dornstreich

My wife Elizabeth and I have loved living in Philadelphia for over ten years. A year and a half ago we added little boy Benjamin to our family. We are avid travelers often planning three or four trips ahead. Even with baby Benny in tow, we just strap him in and go! From nature, to small towns, to the cities of the world, we just can't get enough. Some of my favorite trips of the past few years have been Edinburgh and the Scottish highlands, the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, San Francisco and this past summer a wedding in Portugal and Andalucia, Spain!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Center City, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


3.4/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Rittenhouse 2 Br 2 Ba, Ideal Location
average rating of 3.4444444 based on 9 reviews

Enjoyed our night in Philly!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was cute and clean. My friends and I enjoyed our night in Philly, it was nice that this place was so close to all the places we wanted to go!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying Erica!
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Good location, that's it.

  • 2 of 5

This property is in a great location, however the building smells horrible. And for the price, it would have been nice to at least have light bulbs in the lamps, fitted sheets, and bedding without hair on it. I just expect to get what I pay for. There is a distinct oder of baby/animal feces in the hallways but eventually worked its way into the apartment. The overall cleanliness was lacking as well. The pictures look so much better than the reality of this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dirty, Dingy, Smelly and Small

  • 1 of 5

Pros: great location in downtown Philly, the owner responds very quickly to questions. Cons: everything else. We reserved three nights in this place, but spent only one night there. If we hadn't gotten in so late at night, we would have left immediately. The apartment was dirty: long black hairs in the bathtub, furniture and windowsills full of dirt and dust, closets smelled like mold and industrial chemicals. The floor creaked with every step. The spiral staircase is so tight my sons could barely get their carry on bags upstairs. Took about 5 minutes for the hot water to actually turn hot. Definitely not as nice as the pictures in HomeAway. Full disclosure: After we left I told the owner he should keep the first night's rent and refund the other two nights since the apartment was so bad. He refused, but did return the cleaning fee of $65.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please disregard this review and read the others - after cancelling I explained he was inside the cancellation period and he threatened to leave a bad review if I didn't give him his money back. Clearly he was just upset I wasn't willing to refund him for a same day cancellation. Please see that ALL the other reviews are quite positive. Thank you!
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Great place in Philly

  • 4 of 5

This place was great, near downtown and walking distance to alot of great spots. Jesse was super accommodating. We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greencastle pa

Good location

  • 3 of 5

This apartment is in a good location in Philadelphia. This is a nice neighborhood with lots of restaurants and shopping nearby. The apartment was fairly clean. The main level gas heaters were not working in the living room and bedroom. The owner was not able to fix the issue and was not able to have it repaired during our stay. He did give a 20 percent discount for our inconvenience.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC

Convenient location

  • 3 of 5

The location was convenient and the host provided detailed and accurate entry instructions. Jesse also responded to emails after we made the reservation. The unit was adequate - utilitarian - and as described (2BR, 2BA) with small living area as shown in picture. Overwhelming memory, though, will be the pervasive smell from the building's internal entryway up the stairs and even permeated into the unit. Didn't seem to be food odors yet was strong and continuing.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rittenhouse is the most desirable neighborhood in the city, centered around Rittenhouse Square Park and Walnut Street with its upscale shopping. Surrounded by many great restaurants, you'll have many food options as well as the best shopping in the city.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Center City, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$81.99
Additional Guest Fee A$31.53 per person per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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