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Program #13589RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 9 total, 3 breakfasts, 1 brunches, 2 lunches, 3 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia: Philadelphia, PA, 4 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Visitors are inevitably stunned by the architectural splendor found both inside and out of the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia. With an ideal location right in Center City, its guest rooms and suites dominate a thirty-story tower that overlooks Independence Hall, adjoined to a rotunda that houses two exceptional restaurants. While the hotel's spa and fitness center are a treat, and you're certain to sleep soundly on feather bedding in the lovely surroundings of your guest room. The hotel lounge offers cocktails and dinner.

Contact info:
Ten Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102 USA
phone: 215-523-8000
web: www.ritzcarlton.com

Room amenities: In-Room Features • Twice-daily housekeeping attention • Complimentary overnight shoeshine • Evening turndown • Complimentary morning newspaper • High-speed internet access Please note that Road Scholar includes all taxes and tips except for the chambermaid. A $3 per day tip is suggested.

Facility amenities: Spectacular historic landmark building, the award winning Grill restaurant , spa and fitness facility, located in the heart of the downtown business district, within walking distance fo the city's premier retail, dining, and cultural attractions, steps away from the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $219.00 plus 15.5% tax
Pre/post stays must be booked through the provider at Landmarks (215) 205 4480 ask for Margaret Biddle. At this time, we are holding a few rooms for arrival December 28. However, the hotel is sold out on January 2nd due to large city wide convention. If you wish to stay over that night, please contact Margaret Biddle and she will put in a request to the Ritz for January 2 (the room cost will be higher) or she will request space at Club Quarters Hotel which is two blocks way (the rate is $116)

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: $219.00 plus 15.5% tax
Pre/post stays must be booked through the provider at Landmarks (215) 205 4480 ask for Margaret Biddle. At this time, we are holding a few rooms for arrival December 28. However, the hotel is sold out on January 2nd due to large city wide convention. If you wish to stay over that night, please contact Margaret Biddle and she will put in a request to the Ritz for January 2 (the room cost will be higher) or she will request space at Club Quarters Hotel which is two blocks way (the rate is $116)

Check out time: 12:00 PM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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Dec 29 — Jan 2, 2014 waitlist only  

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Included
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4 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

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