Room with a View? New Four Seasons Opens in Philadelphia Comcast Tower
The luxury hotel opening today marks the highest such property in North America
August 11, 2019
Towering high above Center City, the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center provides guests with luxury accommodations and unrivaled panoramic city views.
The new hotel brings 219 rooms — 39 of them suites — on floors 48 to 56 of the Comcast Technology Center, each equipped with top-notch amenities and sleek, modern furnishings.
Art and Technology Come Together in Philadelphia
The entire Comcast Center building and the interiors and furnishings of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia have been designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners, who has effectively redefined the skyline of one of the country’s most historic cities.
Inside, Artistic Director Jeff Leatham, a mainstay in Four Seasons development, has placed his signature floral art design throughout the hotel, from the ground floor entry to the 60th floor Hotel lobby.
Every room and suite in the new property has floor to ceiling windows. Guests are welcomed upon entry to their guest room by Brian Eno soundscapes created exclusively for the Hotel. Other touches bath products by Guerlain.
In partnership with Comcast, all guest rooms and suites also offer X1 Video Experience, including approximately 300 channel options and a complimentary library of more than 50,000 movies and shows on demand, all searchable with the X1 voice remote.
Dining at New Heights
Michelin starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has chosen Four Seasons for his Philadelphia debut, and elevating the city’s dining scene with his 59th floor restaurant, Jean-Georges Philadelphia on the 60th floor. Also find there the JG SkyHigh cocktail bar, all in a soaring space accented by an atrium featuring 40 foot glass walls and a cleverly mirrored ceiling that reflects both diners and the city below.
Greg Vernick, also part of the Four Seasons culinary team, has unveiled Vernick Fish, conceived as a modern American oyster bar open to the street. The restaurant serves well-crafted cocktails and wines to complement the lunch and dinner menus.
A Place for Mind and Body
The Hotel’s 57th floor is a haven of health and wellness that includes an enormous indoor pool that “spills” into the sky; a state-of-the-art fitness center in partnership with celebrity training guru and Four Seasons Global Fitness Advisor Harley Pasternak; a wellness boutique; and the seven-treatment room Spa at Four Seasons. In consultation with crystal healing expert Rashia Bell, the spa has embedded 700 pounds of crystals into the space to create a sense of serenity that can be felt throughout the Spa, and complemented with carefully curated experiences that focus as much on the soul as the body.
Meetings with a View
Flexible event spaces include the Grand Terrace Ballroom with adjacent foyer and 1,348 square foot (125 square metre) outdoor terrace, as well as the smaller Arch Ballroom on the 5th floor; an easily accessed executive boardroom on the 2nd floor; and three additional spaces atop the Hotel on the 59th floor that can be configured for receptions of up to 80 guests against a backdrop of sparkling city lights. Natural light shines in every room.