401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 USA
+1 215-925-0000

The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park

401 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 USA

Phone:+1 215-925-0000

Fax:+1 215-931-4217

Toll-free:+1 215-925-0000

Sales:+1 215-925-0000

Sales fax:+1 215-931-4217

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Beauty shop

Car Rental


Coffee in lobby

Coffee/tea in-room


Cash machine/ATM

Concierge desk

Foreign exchange, nearby

Housekeeping service daily

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper in lobby

Room service

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Valet dry-cleaning

Health and Beauty Services

Dave's Salon and Barber

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: voice mail
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Room service

Sundry/Convenience store


Azalea Restaurant

Delight in a taste of Philadelphia at our on-site restaurant. Bask in stunning views of Old City as you enjoy classic American dishes including Philly Cheese Steak. Perfect for date night or a family gathering, our restaurant is elegantly appointed.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual Phone: +1 215-925-0000


Chez Ben - Opening Spring 2018

Chez Ben is a contemporary, upmarket French Brasserie serving quality food all day, and featuring a cafe counter offering quality coffees, fresh juices, buttery pastries and snack delights.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual


M.Brown's - Opening Spring 2018

An edgy, contemporary spirits and cocktail bar, M. Browns is a celebration of the Beauty of Age and promises to be the classiest place in Old Town to go for a drink.

Dress code: Smart Casual

Fitness & Recreation


Biking trail (3.8 miles)

Boating (0.5 miles)

Bowling (2 miles)

Hiking (4 miles)

Horseback riding (7 miles)

Jet-skiing (67 miles)

Jogging/fitness trail (3.5 miles)

Kayaking (3 miles)

Miniature golf (0.6 miles)

River rafting (81 miles)

Sailing (1 mile)


Scuba diving (7 miles)

Spring Mountain (38 miles)

Squash (1 mile)

Lighted Outdoor (0.4 miles)

Outdoor Courts (1 mile)

Indoor Courts (1.5 miles)

Volleyball (3 miles)

Water-skiing (65 miles)

Nature preserve, trail (23 miles)

Rock climbing (3 miles)

Table tennis (8 miles)

Bike rentals (0.3 miles)


Fitness center


Indoor pool



Bala Golf Club (On-site)

The FDR Golf Club (On-site)

Juniata Golf Course (On-site)

Merion Golf Club (On-site)

Scotland Run Golf Course (21 miles)

Scotland Run Golf Club

Trump National (On-site)

Woodcrest Country Club (On-site)

Local Attractions

Liberty Bell

Fifth & Chestnut

0.1 miles W from hotel

Independence Hall

500 Chestnut

0.1 miles W from hotel

US Mint

151 North Independence Mall East

0.5 miles N from hotel

National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street

0.4 miles N from hotel

Eastern State Penitentiary

2027 Fairmount Avenue

2.1 miles NW from hotel

Philadelphia Zoo

3400 West Girard Avenue

9.7 miles NW from hotel

Wells Fargo Center- The Home for Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers

3601 South Broad Street

Lincoln Financial Field - Home of the Philadelphia Eagles

1020 Pattison Avenue

Citizens Bank Park - Home of the Philadelphia Phillies

1 Citizens Bank Park

Independence Seaport Museum

211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard

0.8 miles E from hotel

Valley Forge National Historical Park


23 miles NW from hotel

The Rocky Statue and the Rocky Steps

2 miles W from hotel

Drexel University

3141 Chestnut Street

3.5 miles W from hotel

Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Ave

6.9 miles NW from hotel

Temple University

1801 N. Broad Street

3.1 miles N from hotel

University of Pennsylvania

3 miles W from hotel

Benjamin Franklin Museum at Franklin Court

322 Market St

0.5 miles N from hotel

Please Touch Museum


4.7 miles NW from hotel

Rittenhouse Square

1.8 miles W from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)


Airport Phone: +1 215-937-6934

Hotel direction: 12.1 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 28.5 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 5.25 USD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: 8 USD (one way)
Visit PHL airport website

Driving directions

Take I-95 North. Follow the signs for Central Phila./I-676 West(Exit 22) Merge onto I-676 West Take the 6th Street South/Independence Hall exit Make a left onto Chestnut Street. Hotel is located at the end of intersection of Fourth and Chestnut

Trenton–Mercer (TTN)


Airport Phone: +1 609-885-1601

Hotel direction: 40.8 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 122 USD (one way)

Driving directions

Head north on Grumman Ave toward Sam Weinroth Rd. Turn right onto Sam Weinroth Rd. Turn left onto Scotch Rd. Take the I-95 ramp traveling South. Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-95 S/Entering Pennsylvania. Take exit 22 toward U.S. 30 E/Independence Hall. Turn right onto Callowhill St. Turn left onto N 4th St. Travel six blocks to intersection of Fourth and Chestnut. Hotel will be on the right side.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup



For more information call the general manager of the hotel.

Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening Business center entrance Fitness center entrance Hotel has on site accessible self-parking Main entrance Meeting spaces Pathway to registration desk Pool entrances Registration desk Restaurants and lounges Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible Self-operating lifts or sloped entry Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities Spa entrance

The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park