Downtown Philly: Element vs Aloft vs Autograph Notary vs Westin vs other higher end Marriott properties in the downtown area for about 40k Bonvoy points?
And…Element vs Autograph collection in general? Not real familiar with these sub brands.

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Believe the W is now open

Ritz is OK but old and a bit tired but good atrium restaurant / bar

Notary is nice and good upgrades but kinda has the mid tier Marriott vibe and bathroom finishes

Westin is very so so older rooms and was always super dusty

I’d I had to pick it would be W as top choice

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Le meridien is also a nice option!

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Great comments fishies. BTW this is only a one night tourist visit and looking for suggestions on tourist stuff and 1-2 tasty notable restaurants nearby.

I stayed at the Westin a few years ago. Wouldn’t reffomend.

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