SPEND THE DAY WATCHING FILMS! ENJOY THE NIGHT PARTYING! STAY OVERNIGHT AT ONE OF THE QFest 2013 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL HOTELS!
When you book hotel accommodations for this year’s summer film festival, please take advantage of special room rates at QFest 2013 “Host Hotels” by following the directions or contacting the properties directly and using the codes listed below.
DoubleTree by Hilton
237 South Broad Street, Avenue of the Arts, Center City
Views of the Delaware River and Philadelphia’s downtown cityscape, warm signature DoubleTree chocolate chip cookies upon arrival and high-speed internet access are among the many amenities that guests are afforded at the recently upgraded DoubleTree by Hilton. Centrally located along the city’s Avenue of the Arts and within walking distance to Philadelphia’s Gayborhood, where a number of special events for QFest 2013 will take place, the hotel has majesty with its sweeping glass edifice. Guests can enjoy cocktails and food at the popular Standing O Bar. The hotel offers guests a complimentary fitness center, rooftop atrium pool and sundeck. For QFest 2013 Room Rates, depending upon availability, Call 215-893-1600 or online philadelphia.doubletree.com
120 South 17th Street, Rittenhouse Square, Center City
The blending of French elegance with American style distinguishes the Sofitel Philadelphia, an upscale boutique hotel that serves as the cornerstone of the new French Quarter in Center City, steps away from fashionable Rittenhouse Square. The four-star Philadelphia hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the shopping hub of many of Philadelphia’s flagship stores and within walking distance of Philadelphia’s Gayborhood, where a number of special events for QFest 2013 will take place. Guests can enjoy the contemporary comfort and convenience of the bar at Liberte Urban Chic Lounge where award winning mixologists shake-and-stir artisanal cocktails. The chic restaurant, serving French-inspired food, is enhanced by the inviting setting. Celebrated celebrity executive chef Jim Coleman oversees the kitchen and the creation of his signature seasonal menus. For QFest 2013 Room Rate: $155 per night, plus tax, Call 215-569-8300 or online at sofitel-philadelphia.com Code: Q-Fest
Upstairs Inn at U Bar
1220 Locust Street, Philadelphia Gayborhood, Center City
Centrally located in the heart of Philadelphia’s “The Gayborhood” on the corner of Locust St and historic Camac St., the Upstairs Inn at U Bar is an inviting, friendly Bed and Breakfast, where each room has its own character. Just downstairs is the totally renovated, attractive U Bar where out-of-towners mix and mingle with the locals. The Inn is close to the renowned piano bar, Tavern on Camac, with three floors of entertainment, including dancing the night away with popular name DJs at Ascend. For quieter moment, enjoy drinks at the cozy downstairs bar and dining at Terra, tasting the food by new executive chef Mackenzie Hilton. History buffs are within walking distance of America’s first independently owned gay bookstore, Giovanni’s Room, and historic sites like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and Christ Church. The city’s shopping hub and performing arts district are a few blocks away. All accommodations feature top quality bedding and furnishings with private baths, cable TV, WiFi, and a small refrigerator. Guests are offered a newly expanded continental breakfast. For QFest 2013, rates are $125 for standard rooms and $150 for deluxe rooms, Call 215-546-6660 or online at ubarphilly.com