The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia’s iconic luxury hotel announces that The Rittenhouse Spa & Club – Hair by Paul Labrecque is now open. The highly anticipated spa, salon, health club and pool, is located on the third floor of the hotel, overlooking scenic Rittenhouse Square. Featuring nearly 15,000 square feet dedicated to beauty, health, and wellness, the new urban resort will now offer an array of cutting-edge treatments and personalized services.
“We are excited to unveil the new spa, health club and salon, completing the overall revitalizations to the beloved Rittenhouse hotel,” said General Manager Reg Archambault. “For over twenty-five years, The Rittenhouse has catered to the sophisticated, urban traveler, and these new enhancements now offer our loyal guests and surrounding neighbors an unmatched hospitality experience in the city.”
This opening marks the culminating phase of the iconic hotel’s multi-million dollar revitalization that Hersha Hospitality Trust implemented upon purchase in 2012. Additional hotel improvements include the addition of five spectacular Park Suites, redesigned event spaces, beautifully appointed guestrooms and lobby, and enhanced food and beverage offerings such as the exquisite Mary Cassatt Tea Salon and the iconic Library Bar.
Featuring nearly 15,000 square feet dedicated to beauty, health, and wellness, the new urban resort will now offer an array of cutting-edge treatments and personalized services.
The Rittenhouse Spa & Club – Hair by Paul Labrecque was designed by Philadelphia-based BLT Architects, best known for their work on the Cira Centre and The Union League. The inviting facility features a contemporary, residential design aesthetic, blending both modern and classical ethos.
The Rittenhouse Spa
The Rittenhouse Spa is a 3,000-square-foot haven of ultimate relaxation that provides a quiet respite from bustling Rittenhouse Square. The design of the spa features a baroque palette with a modern voice, highlighting a blend of luxurious materials which create a seductive yet relaxing atmosphere. Made up of ten treatment rooms, the spa’s most notable feature is the Spa Suite, a distinct retreat that can accommodate groups of up to eight, making it the perfect spot for couples and chic celebrations. The Rittenhouse Spa is the exclusive carrier of luxury skincare brands Natura Bissé and Tata Harper in Philadelphia. The Rittenhouse is also the only spa in Philadelphia to offer the HydraFacial MD treatment, a non-invasive, non-surgical resurfacing treatment combined with LED light therapy that immediately reduces the look of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, acne, hyper-pigmentation, and congested pores.
Visitors to the spa also receive exclusive access to The Rittenhouse Club’s magnificent new locker rooms, sauna and steam rooms and the indoor swimming pool that leads to an expansive outdoor deck and lounge. Spa cuisine options from the award-winning kitchen of Lacroix, The Rittenhouse’s Four Diamond restaurant, are available as well.