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Venues in Philadelphia, PA,
(215) 564-7983

About Us

Sofitel Philadelphia is a hotel wedding venue located in the French Quarter of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They offer couples cosmopolitan sophistication and refined luxury, complete with excellent service, exquisite cuisine, and unique surroundings. Caring for each individual guest and each intimate moment, the hotel welcomes bookings for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity
The largest and primary event space where most couples choose to host their event is the Paris Ballroom, with over 4,500 square feet of space for up to 400 guests. Due to the location of the hotel in the heart of the city, the hotel only offers valet service for couples and their guests. Overnight guests may book one of the hotel’s 306 guest rooms or 68 suites, all boasting luxurious feathertop and duvet sleep systems, lush bath amenities, smart TV, and complimentary WiFi.

Services Offered
Sofitel Philadelphia has a seasoned wedding planner who is fully dedicated to each of their client’s weddings. Considering it a privilege to be involved in each wedding, they work with couples every step of the way to ensure their event is a memorable success. The hotel’s wedding packages include a complimentary bridal suite for the newlyweds on the evening of their wedding, complete with French bath amenities, chocolate-covered strawberries, and chilled sparkling wine. For the event, staff can provide assistance with lighting and sound, as well as event rentals such as:

  • Audio equipment
  • Barware
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Flatware
  • Furniture
  • Glassware
  • Lighting
  • Linens
  • Tables

Starting with a cocktail reception, Sofitel Philadelphia's catering department can craft a couple’s choice of hors d’oeuvres from their extensive list, served butlered style. The reception may be served as a buffet, French service, stations, or plated dinner. While the staff can provide an array of desserts, they are also able to design and create a beautiful, customized Sofitel wedding cake. Tastings are available to help couples make their final selections for their custom menu. Bar service is also an option, with open bar service serving house wine, premium liquor, specialty beer, signature drinks, and a champagne toast.

Tim Barnoud

5 out of 5
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  • While we did not have our wedding at the Sofitel, it was the hotel we chose for our guests to stay in Philadelphia. And I have to admit, it was absolutely AMAZING! In every single aspect, the Sofitel was perfect. I started talking to Svetlana about a year before our wedding, and at the same time I was in conversations with about 20 other hotels in the city. To my surprise, Sofitel was the ONLY hotel who went out of their way every single time to accommodate all of our requests. Closer to wedding time, I started working with Kristina and Tammy, who were both extremely nice, super responsive to all emails and phone calls, and worked tirelessly to make our wedding weekend one we will never forget. Their professionalism matches the high quality of the hotel! I was so happy to see that all of the rooms were recently renovated, the hotel was extremely clean, the hotel staff was polite to all of our guests the entire weekend, and all of our guests loved the breakfast offered at the Sofitel. I... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,200.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Event Planning, Set Up

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 40.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue


    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Cake, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, July, August

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