New Center City Philadelphia Hotels to Add Hundreds of Rooms: Report

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The planned W and Element hotels at 15th and Chestnut Streets will have a total of 755 rooms and include more than 1,700 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, according to information an attorney working on the project provided to PlanPhilly.

Developer Brook Lenfest is set to make a presentation to the Center City Residents Association for information purposes only, as the site requires no zoning variances to built the project.

There will be 295 rooms in the four-star W Hotel, and 460 rooms in the three-star, extended-stay Element by Westin. Both hotels will be managed by Starwood, a Connecticut-based hospitality company. Read more about this story on

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