Hotel Options Galore
The Logan, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, is the new incarnation of Philly’s former Four Seasons Hotel. With 40 more guest rooms than its previous iteration, The Logan has 391 rooms, 20 meeting rooms, 12,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 6,300 square feet of outdoor space. The hotel’s new Stenton Ballroom is a cozy space for dinners with a roaring fireplace and views of the iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Another hotel option is The Inn at Villanova University, which reopened in July 2017 after renovation and has 56 guest rooms, 14 meeting rooms and a 5,000-sq.-ft. ballroom. New Four Seasons, Aloft, Cambria, W and Element hotels will open in 2018 and 2019.
Craft Brew Scene
One of the newest craft breweries in the city is Roy-Pitz Barrel House, opened in summer 2017. It doubles as a 5,000-sq.-ft. event space for up to 150 guests for cocktail hour and includes four large-screen TVs that can be used during an event. Menu standouts include hand-cut fries, Bavarian-style soft pretzels and burgers.