Area Attractions

At Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia stay steps from leafy parks, area plazas, museums, cafés, and buzzed-about nightclubs all clustered around Philadelphia’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Enjoy being minutes from cultural sites like The Franklin Institute and Philadelphia Museum of Art, or explore the city via bicycle and getaway to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. 

Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia

1620 Chancellor Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19103



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Eat Like a Local

Independence Hall
Logan Square
Couple Walking Park


This popular restaurant and bar known for its classic burgers and impressive sidewalk seating, has set the tone for dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Since opening its doors in 1998 in Rittenhouse Square, the bistro remains a favorite among locals and visitors.

Bar Bombon

Raised in Puerto Rico, Chef Nicole Marquis showcases her heritage by infusing Latin flare into plant-based cuisine at this hot spot in Rittenhouse. Try the buffalo cauliflower tacos paired with a preferida margarita to discover why this is one of the most popular vegan restaurants in the city.

The Dandelion

This eclectic and fun place offers a sophisticated take on British pub food serving up seasonal and classical dishes as a London meet Philly hookup. The bilevel restaurant is full of Brit personality and charm featuring idiosyncratic seating areas, bars, hallways, nooks, and crannies. A Rittenhouse Square must dining spot.

The Oyster House

A Philadelphia tradition for over 40 years. The Raw Bar features Oysters, Clams, Shrimp, and Crudo. Large plates include Fisherman’s Stew and Steamed Maine Lobster. Enjoy specialty cocktails, wine and a selection of beer from local breweries.


In Philadelphia’s Italian Market, celebrated Chef Marc Vetri has transformed the iconic storefront of Fiorella Sausage in to an intimate dining room serving Antipasti and Pasta. Offering a curated selection of wines by the glass + cocktails, including The Dirty Pasta Water Martini.

Must-Visit Neighborhoods

Rittenhouse Square

Considered Philadelphia’s more cosmopolitan destination, a big draw to this energetic and chic area is its namesake park. Enjoy green space, lauded shopping, locally-owned galleries, cultural attractions, entertainment, and a plethora of al fresco dining and smart cafes. You’ll also find The Rosenbach Museum & Library where Lewis Carroll's personal copy of "Alice in Wonderland" is kept.

Midtown Village

Located in the heart of Center City, Midtown Village is home to the LBGTQ community where many clubs and cafes are showcased. Find some of the best restaurants along the celebrated 13th Street corridor. Theaters and eccentric galleries fill out the rest of this thriving neighborhood.

University City

This academic epicenter of the region is less than two miles from the hotel. It’s home to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and our world-renowned Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania. The vibe of this West Philly neighborhood has been shaped by those with innovative and groundbreaking spirits for more than 250 years.

Logan Square

Find many of Philadelphia’s most notable attractions a short walk from the hotel when you visit Logan Square. Tap into the grandeur and history of City Hall or the priceless works of art at Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation, admire plenty of culture and iconic architecture in this area.

Old City

America’s most historic square mile. Discover historic sites, visit Betsy Ross’ home, dine in a wide variety of restaurants and pubs, and enjoy a theater or music performance and shop in the many fashion boutiques, art galleries and design showrooms.

Art, History & Culture

Barnes Foundation

Explore one of the world's greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist & modern art. Paintings by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other artists, plus African sculpture, metalwork, and decorative arts.

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is an immersive mixed media art environment completely covered with mosaics. Created by Isaiah Zagar, using handmade tiles, bottles, bicycle wheels, mirror, and international folk art chronicling his life and influences.

Reading Terminal Market

One of America’s largest and oldest public markets. The Market offers locally grown & sourced produce, meats and poultry, the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections. Plus the widest variety of restaurants under one roof.

Design & Art at the Hotel

Library Girl

Hotel Lobby | Expansive Shelf Display

Featuring a mix of old and new, natural and man-made, as well as wood, textile and metal artwork, accessories, and objects curated by Fanny Allié and Yael Caffrey. Each piece works to create a loose narrative around the natural world and the cultivation of land, as an ode to the farming and textile history of Pennsylvania.

First Floor Lobby Painting | Where We Are

The artist Yael Caffrey uses her works to ask questions about how our modern conceptions of culture and humanity define the values of people and societies. She examines the figures in her work as a reflection of herself and uses them to draw the intercultural space of her personal life.

Elevator Landings | Passageway

In the textile-based work, the artist Fanny Allié explores the questions of home, passage and ephemeral. They reference the city’s visual tapestry of diverse neighborhoods as well as the continuous flow of people momentarily inhabiting the hotel.

Third Floor Corridor + Hotel Guest Rooms | Oars Installation

The oars installation was inspired by the rich rowing history of the city of Philadelphia, dating back to the 18th century. Since then, Philadelphia has boasted a vibrant rowing culture which played a critical role in increasing rowing's popularity in America.

Third Floor Corridor | Wooden Artwork

These wooden artworks show a surface of natural color wood blocks alternating with painted blocks, referencing colors of nature surrounding Philadelphia to bring colorful wooden elements to the corridor to connect the interior with an outdoor feeling.