Accommodations

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
401 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
(215) 925-0000

The Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is located in the heart of Old City - a historic neighborhood of Philadelphia. The hotel is a 15 minute drive from the Philadelphia International Airport.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel for our family and friends. Please specify your reservation is for the Floratos/Calakos wedding when booking or use the link below to be directly connected to our room block.

Travel and Transportation

St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
256 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

TO CEREMONY

If arriving by car, limited parking is available at the church. Parking is available at the lot across from Ballroom at the Ben, which is a short 5 minute walk from the church. Shuttle service will also be provided from the parking lot at Ballroom at the Ben to the church.

If staying at the hotel, St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is a half mile walk from the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. Shuttle service will be provided from the hotel to the church.

Ballroom At the Ben
834 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

TO RECEPTION

The reception venue is a short 5 minute walk from the church. However, shuttle service will also be provided.

Things to Do

Old City, Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is located in the heart of Old City - a historic neighborhood of Philadelphia. Within walking distance, there are plenty of shops, restaurants, and sights to visit. Some of our favorites include: grabbing a drink at Brü Craft & Wurst, eating at Estia, doing literally anything at Wawa, and strolling around the busy brick streets.

Check below for some other fun recommendations!

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Discover the cultural heart of Philadelphia. The Museum’s landmark building houses one of the most comprehensive collections in the country, featuring some of the greatest gatherings of American, Asia, and European art anywhere. You’ll also find the world’s largest Marcel Duchamp collection and the only dedicated Rodin Museum outside France. Plus, you can't miss your chance to run up the famous Rocky steps!

Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

One of America’s largest and oldest public markets, the Market offers an incredible selection of locally grown and exotic produce, locally sourced meats and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections - the widest variety of restaurants under one roof.

Pat's King of Steaks
1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

In the never-ending battle between Pat's and Geno's, Steven and Marina award Pat's King of Steaks as having the best Philly cheesesteak.