Policies
Policies

We are thrilled to have you and your family as our guest!

As our hotel guest, by booking your stay with us you are agreeing to abide by all of our terms, conditions, and procedures. They are presented here to help promote our guests’ safety and enjoyment and to ensure that each guest is aware of the understandings between The Archway and the guest.

Below are our general Terms & Conditions. Our policies may change, so please check back often:

Booking Policies

Reservations:

Reservations are held with a credit card and charged a $1.00 deposit at the time of booking. 24 hours prior to arrival the remaining balance is charged to your  card. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your arrival are non-refundable. Credit cards will be authorized the day of check-in for incidentals. The  authorization will hold the funds of $100 amount until the day of your departure, at which time the amount actually incurred during your stay will be charged.  Authorized amounts may take 7 days to be released by your bank and the hotel will not be responsible for any resulting fees or charges. A credit card is the only accepted form of payment.

Cancellation Policy & Travel Flexibility: 

  • The Archway will honor any travel advisories should they come into place and refund accordingly.
  • Should The Archway location temporarily close, all guests will be fully refunded.

Fully-Flexible Rate

  • The Archway offers a flexible rate that allows the guest to change or cancel a reservation at no charge, up to 3 days prior to the arrival date.
  • Guests who change or cancel their existing reservations within the non-cancellation period need to substantiate that they’re sick or unable to travel in order to receive a full refund.

Non-Refundable Rate 

  • The Archway offers a non-refundable rate. Under this rate, the guest will be charged in full at the time of booking and no refund will be given upon canceling or changing the reservation.
  • At this time, exceptions will only be made upon substantiating a positive detection to COVID19, in which the Archway will provide a credit to be applied to a future reservation.

Check-In Policy:

The Archway has no on-site concierge, personnel or night staff. Prior to your arrival you will be provided with an access code for the front door and for your suite.

Check-in: 3:00 PM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

Early Arrivals and Late Departures:

Early check-in and late check-out may be added to your reservation for an additional fee of $50 each. In case that an early arrival or late departure is not available, the Archway will notify the guest in advance and provide a full refund of the fee. If the guest checks out beyond 11 AM without prior approval, the guest will be subject to a $200 fee. If the guest booked a late departure but checks out beyond 2 PM, the guest will be subject to a $200 fee.

Early check-in: 12:00 PM

Late check-out: 2:00 PM

Special Requests:

We will make every effort to honor special requests such as a specific floor, room location, extra towels, etc. prior to your arrival. All special requests are noted on reservations and we will do our best to accommodate. However, the availability of these items cannot be guaranteed in advance.

General Policies + House Rules

Hotel Rights:

Should any action by a guest be deemed inappropriate by the hotel, or if any inappropriate behavior is brought to the attention of the hotel, the Archway reserves the right to request that the guest vacate their room without refund.

Quiet Hours: 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM

The City of Philadelphia and the Archway strictly enforce a 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM quiet hour. Please be respectful to those around you while enjoying your visit with us. Amplified sound is not allowed. This includes loud music, DJ’s or amplified voices. Any complaint made by another guest or neighbor may result in immediate eviction and a fine between $500 to $2,000. Strictly Enforced – should guest(s) violate the quiet hour policy it will result in immediate eviction from the hotel without refund and a violation fee.

Occupancy:

Maximum of 2 overnight guests per 1-bedroom suite, and 4 overnight guests per 2-bedroom suite. An occupancy fee can be incurred if violated.

Visitors: 

Outside visitors are allowed outside of quiet hours, upon approval from the Archway. Visitors are not allowed without prior approval- failure to inform the Archway may result in a fee. At any given time, the maximum number of guests are the following:

  • 1-Bedrooms – no more than 4 guests
  • 2-Bedrooms – no more than 8 guests

Age Policy:

The minimum age required to check into the Archway is 21 years of age. All guests under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Up to two children 12 years of age and under may stay in their parent’s or guardian’s room at no additional charge.

No Party Policy:

The Archway enforces a strict No Party Policy for the comfort and security of all hotel guests and property. Excessive noise will not be tolerated at any time. Should guest violate this policy, a violation will result in immediate eviction from the hotel without refund and a violation fee.

Photography:

Commercial photography and filming are prohibited on property without prior approval from the Archway. Any unauthorized use of images of the Archway or its contents is strictly prohibited and will result in a fee of up to $1,000. For a complete list of Photography Terms and Conditions, visit here. 

Wedding Blocks:

For a complete list of Wedding Terms & Conditions, visit here.

Mail and Packages:

Due to no on-site staff or concierge, the Archway cannot accept any on-site mail or packages for our short-term guests. Long-term guests (30 days +) may make special arrangements for incoming mail & packages, however the Archway is not liable for any missing or damaged items.

Security Surveillance:

For guest safety and security, the Archway has 24/7 monitored audio and visual security surveillance in the Lobby and common hallway areas.

Accessibility:

The Archway is a 3-story walkup. Suite 101 – Pier, located on the ground floor, is handicap accessible.

Luggage:

The Archway does not have a storage room and luggage cannot be stored at the hotel prior to check in or after check out. The Archway is not liable for any missing or damaged items.

Parking:

Parking is available onsite for an additional nightly fee of $50 on weekdays (Monday-Thursday) and $60 on weekends (Friday-Sunday). Parking may be added to your reservation upon booking. Parking location and instructions will be sent via text on the day of arrival. In case that onsite parking is not available, the Archway will notify the guest in advance and provide a full refund of the fee.

Park America (1320 N Front St, a 3-5 minute walk from the hotel) is available for overnight parking. $20/night on weekdays, and $25/night on weekends. No in and out privileges. Rates can vary. Payment handled independently on location. Free street parking is also available.

Housekeeping Policy

Housekeeping Frequency:

We provide a full housekeeping service prior to check-in and after check-out. With 24-hour notice, specific additional cleaning service is available for an additional fee and can be requested by texting +1 (267)-692-8131 or emailing [email protected]

Amenity Refill & Refresh Frequency:

Amenities are refilled and refreshed prior to check-in and after check-out, depending on usage. 1 set of complimentary amenities is provided to both long & short-term guests. For a full list of these amenities refer to the In-Suite Amenities & Features below. With 24-hour notice, additional refill & refresh service is available for an additional fee of and can be requested by texting +1 (267)-692-8131 or emailing [email protected]

Trash & Recycling:

For short-term guests’ waste and recycling may be disposed of in the dedicated kitchen cabinet and bathroom trash receptacle within a suite. For overflow trash and recycling removal from your suite, especially for long-term guests, you may dispose of bagged trash & recycling in the refuse room located down the north stairwell on the ground floor marked “Trash & Recycling”. Additional recycling containers are also located within the second and third floor hallways.

Appliances:

Appliance instructions & manuals are located on your TV under the Hotel Details button.

TV:

Please DO NOT alter account settings on the TV.

100% Smoke-Free:

The Archway is a 100% smoke-free facility and does not permit smoking of any kind. Any evidence of smoking in the guest’s room or complaints made from hotels guests will result in a fee of up to $1,000. This includes smoking tobacco, marijuana, illegal drugs, e-cigarettes, vape pens, diffusers, hookahs, incense, cigars and candle burning.

Pet Policy:

Upon special request, certain pets are welcome at the Archway in unit 101 – Pier, for a fee. Please contact us for approval & arrangements prior to your stay. The guest authorizes Archway to charge the cost of possible repair, damage or loss of items resulting from a pet on the property. If prior permission for a pet on the property is violated, a $1000 fee will be charged.

Surface Maintenance:

We appreciate you utilizing the complimentary coasters when setting drinks down on surfaces other than the kitchen counter.

Live Plants Note:

The Archway features some live plants to create a home-like setting. For short-term guests we ask that you avoid watering the plants as they are on a watering schedule and serviced by our housekeeping staff. For long-term guests please follow these instructions: water plant every 7-12 days and only water plant when soil is completely dry to the touch.

Furniture and Room Furnishings:

The Archway is fully furnished and embellished with artwork, books and décor. All furniture, furnishings, décor and kitchenware must be returned to their original placement prior to checking out. Items cannot be removed or moved to another suite. Violations will result in a fee. For long term guests, any additional wall hangings or penetrations must be approved prior to installation and are otherwise forbidden. Violations will result in a fee.

Damage, Missing Items & Excessive Cleaning:

Upon booking we require a credit card on hold for any damages and excessive cleanings beyond normal use of our amenities incurred during the guest’s stay. The guest authorizes the Archway to charge the cost of repair of such damage or loss of such items caused by themselves, or any person for whom they are responsible. Such damage would include the cost of cleaning bedding and upholstery, and fumigation if the guest smokes in a room, and/or damage to furniture, rugs, walls and fixtures as well as replacing missing items such as bedding, towels, furnishings, artwork, décor, kitchenware, etc.

Rates & policies subject to change.

IN-SUITE AMENITIES & FEATURES

  • Coffee program including: Nespresso machine, Nespresso Milk Frother, 4 Nespresso compatible capsules by Woken, Sugar In The Raw, Splenda & creamer capsules
  • Spacious bathrooms w/ Rainfall Showers
  • Aesop Bath Amenities (Hand wash, Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Cleanser)
  • Dyson Hair dryer
  • Theragun Elite
  • Window coverings
  • Closet space with hangers
  • King or Queen size beds featuring Wink Mattresses
  • Frette Bed, Bath Linens & Robe
  • USB charger outlets located next to night stands
  • Samsung 48” Smart TV
  • Apple TV
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Filtered water at kitchen faucet
  • Fully-equipped kitchens including: dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, Bosch speed oven and cooktop, Equal Parts cookware & The Always Pan, chef’s knives + cutting board, essential cooking gadgets & equipment, place setting for 4 (including plateware, glassware & cutlery).
  • Kitchen cleaning bundle: 1 dish sponge, 2 pods of dishwasher detergent, 1 Meyers multi-purpose cleaner spray, 1 paper towel roll, 2 toilet paper rolls, 1 facial tissue box per bathroom, 2 extra trash bags, 2 pods of laundry detergent
  • Boschventless washer + dryer combo
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Dyson cordless vacuum

ACCESSIBILITY

The Archway (sometimes referred to as “Hotel”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is dedicated to providing exceptional service to guests of all abilities. We strive to provide online content that provides an excellent user experience for visitors of all abilities.

We actively work to maintain, assess and improve the usability and accessibility of our website through training of our personnel, engagement of experts and regular testing of our digital accessibility.

ACCESSIBILITY ASSISTANCE

If you experience any difficulty accessing or navigating our websites or have any accessibility-related questions or comments, we are listening. Please contact us at [email protected] with a description of the issue you encountered and your contact information. Your experience matters to us.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

The Archway may contain material from social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram, which are used to share additional content about our property, amenities and neighborhood. These third-party sites may have accessibility issues that are beyond our control. We invite you to review further public accessibility information directly from Facebook and Instagram

FEEDBACK

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any feedback or suggestions on how we can improve the accessibility of our website.