With a location right in the heart of the City of Brotherly Love, it’s hard to beat the Club Quarter Hotel Philadelphia when it comes to a central base to explore all of the historic wonders of family-friendly Philly. In fact, it’s an easy walk to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall for an educational tour of American history.
For more hands-on fun, we head to The Franklin Institute where you can walk through a giant heart, or we check out the Academy of Natural Sciences, where kids can dig in a sand pit for dinosaur bones, both of which are walking distance from the hotel as well. And for easy family eats, Reading Terminal Market is just around the corner so you can snack your way through the indoor farmer’s market and food hall that’s been feeding hungry customers since 1892.
It’s not just the central location that’s a fabulous fit for families. Club Quarters has plenty of kid-pleasing pluses, including free snacks and drinks–fresh fruit, candy, pretzels, soft drinks, and water–available 24 hours in the Living Room lounge Monday to Friday. (For adults, there’s a free wine happy hour Monday to Thursday.)
Superior rooms have both a queen bed and a pull out couch, plus a kitchenette, making it a good fit for small families. A cool modern amenity: Club Quarters is the only hotel group using digital room keys, meaning an app on your phone unlocks your door. For any parent who has lost their room key (or, like me, multiple keys) this is a lifesaver! — Melissa Klurman