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Sonder - Liberty Place

3.5-star aparthotel within walking distance of Walnut Street

  • Free WiFi in lobby

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1530 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 19102, PA, United States of America
8.6.Fabulous.
  • The property was very central, an excellent location, well furnished and very clean. My…

    Sep. 14, 2019

  • Staying at this Sonder location was a good experience overall. The condo was very…

    Jul. 21, 2021

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Guests rated location

Walkable
Shopping
Dining options
Transport options
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 41 smoke-free apartments
  • Air conditioning
  • Concierge services
  • Free WiFi in lobby

Feel at home

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer

What’s around

  • In Center City
  • Rittenhouse Square - 9 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 12 min walk
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 13 min walk
  • Liberty Bell Center - 18 min walk
  • Independence Hall - 18 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Premier Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Superior Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Classic Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Studio
  • Classic Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

About this property

At this Sonder, take advantage of the in-suite laundry and fully-equipped kitchen. Located in Center City, near Rittenhouse Square Park, you can easily sample Philly's outstanding restaurants and architecture.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Center City
  • Rittenhouse Square - 9 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 12 min walk
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 13 min walk
  • Liberty Bell Center - 18 min walk
  • Independence Hall - 18 min walk
  • University of Pennsylvania - 19 min walk
  • Drexel University - 25 min walk
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 26 min walk
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 33 min walk
  • Walnut Street - 1 min walk

Getting around

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 20 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 27 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 40 min drive
  • Mercer Airport (TTN) - 42 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station) - 20 min walk
  • Philadelphia 30th St Station - 21 min walk
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 29 min walk
  • City Hall Station - 4 min walk
  • Walnut Locust Station - 7 min walk
  • 13th St. Station - 8 min walk
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1530 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 19102, PA, United States of America

At a glance

Size

  • 41 apartments

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and an access code. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. Guests may be asked to provide a copy of their government-issued photo I.D. after booking. The property will provide check-in and access instructions 3 days prior to the date of arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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The manager

Speaks: Catalan, English, French, Spanish

At the aparthotel

Services

  • Concierge services

Facilities

  • Lift

Languages Spoken

  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Dishwasher

Small print

Also known as

  • Sonder Liberty Philadelphia
  • Sonder - Liberty Place Aparthotel
  • Sonder - Liberty Place Philadelphia
  • Sonder - Liberty Place Aparthotel Philadelphia
  • Sonder Liberty Place

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Sonder - Liberty Place does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Colombe Coffee Roasters (3-min walk), Square 1682 (3-min walk), and Max Brenner (3-min walk).
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Great location!

    The apartment is in a great location for everything in center city - very walkable area. If you go in spring or fall be aware of when the building cuts off air or heat. This made a beautifully warm late fall day unbearably hot in the apt. Otherwise , all was great.

    Michelle, 2 night trip, Oct. 23, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This apartment was perfect for my family. Clean, convenient, everything we could need. Will definitely stay there again!

    6 night family trip, Oct. 7, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great location and lovely place It has everything you will need.

    2 night family trip, Sep. 18, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 2.0.Poor

    Horrible Customer Service!!!

    I would never stay at another Sonder property again! Hotels.com was also not very helpful in resolving situation(s).

    Doug, 2 night trip, Aug. 3, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Im Sure All Sonders Are Different. I stayed at the 16th & Chestnut one in Center City, Philadelphia. The Pros: Location! (Unbeatable). Your own private apartment. (In these times of Covid-19, having an actual kitchen and a washer & dryer was indispensable). The Cons: The building is old! (Every time I showered the tub filled with water and I needed a plunger to empty it). The sensor-locks! (I sat on the floor for 3.5 house because my door lock had a dead battery. Finally, Sonder offered my an upgrade for the inconvenience. The lock worked fine, but they are finicky ... sometimes it would take several attempts to get in). AND speaking of the upgrade, Sonder asked me to return to the original apartment after they'd fixed its keypad claiming my upgrade wasn't clean. I'd already unpacked everything and was exhausted after waiting 9 hours to check in ... they have no luggage storage; that's an extra cost and a mile away ... I refused to move after I'd unpacked. I was promised some kind of coupon or gift certificate or the like for these inconveniences, but I've yet to receive them. Not Sonder's fault: its guests! Not one of them wore masks and the elevator in the building is small. I refused to let them in with me. Also, one family chose to let their children run up and down the halls to play since they couldn't go outside and their screaming was impossible to deal with. Prognosis: There is a lot of promise here, but this property isn't there yet.

    12 night trip, Jul. 22, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    There was an issue with getting in contact with customers service to get a new access code because the first one I got wasn’t working. After finally reaching someone i was able to get inside my room and everything from that point was great! This would be my second time staying at this location.

    Kina, 2 night romance trip, Jun. 22, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It was quiet and a short walk to places. Attentive hosts and even let me have an early check in.

    2 night family trip, Jun. 14, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wasn’t sure about the no-front desk situation, but all of my concerns were answered via app and online interactions, which Sonder has made very simple to use. The unit itself was clean, comfortable, and had great amenities. You cannot beat the location here - it is literally in the middle of the city. I can see parking being an issue, but I didn’t have a vehicle. I would definitely stay again!

    4 night business trip, Mar. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Absolutely gorgeous apartment. Very clean and spacious. I booked same day for a conference and have never have used a hotel that was not a hotel. No front desk or not in a hotel, so I was a little wary. Although now, I only want to use this type of lodging. I had a question and when I called Sonder, they were incredibly helpful and followed up very quickly. The apartment I stayed in was beautiful. 2 large bedrooms for a city and well appointed kitchen. There was a washer / dryer. The building is quiet and clean. You do hear city noise, but nothing over the top that a sound machine doesn’t drown out. I highly recommend staying at this property. I downloaded the Sonder app and hope to stay with them at other properties when I travel. I don’t normally write reviews, but I was so impressed by this place that I felt I had to do so. For anyone like me who is wary of staying in a non traditional hotel, do it!! You will be very pleasantly surprised!

    AMG, 2 night business trip, Mar. 3, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Difficulties with Sonder communication

    Sonder was to send information about check in three days prior to arrival. Nothing from them. I called Hotels.com to inquire. They in turn called Sonder who only sent me a verification code. Since I got no other info I assumed this was all I needed to get entry. 2 days later upon arrival I could not access the building entryway with that code I had received from Sonder. I called Sonder and for about an hour I got response from a very helpful person to finally give me the code for the door and room. It should not have been this inconvenient to get the room. She had to go back and forth to her manager several times before they were finally able to send me the proper email for me to get signed in, despite me having the room reserved and paid for through Hotels.com. They almost cancelled me out while I was standing outside the doors for an hour because they could not send me the proper email to get me the room door codes. Finally it worked out and once in the room it was spacious and very good and the door codes worked well. But no cable in the room despite the room description saying a TV was available....so no TV to watch. All this trouble with the code email not being sent 3 days before my arrival from Sonder has caused me to use caution when using their properties through Hotels com. Sorry to do that because the property was very convenient. Despite Sonder saying they have phone contact 24/7 having no one on the property for assistance when needed is a definite drawback.

    janie, 3 night trip, Mar. 2, 2020

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