Chestnut Hill was given the prestigious title of being one of the Top Ten Great Neighborhoods in the United States by the American Planning Commission and was recognized as one of the best neighborhoods to live in by

In 2017, Chestnut Hill celebrated 20 years as Philadelphia’s Garden District.


Home to chic boutiques, independent galleries and everything in between, Chestnut Hill is the ultimate shopping destination. Explore more than 125 retailers that span across the region and don’t forget – Philadelphia offers city-wide tax-free shopping (on clothes and shoes!) Our shops have won recognitions and awards from Phily Mag, Shoppist, and Montgomery County News.  


From global cuisine to down-home dining, Chestnut Hill offers culinary options for everyone’s appetite. Sip, dine and unwind along Germantown Avenue and sample creative fare from the Hill’s top restaurants.  Our restaurants have been recognized in top ten lists from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Food & Wine as well as GQ.


Philadelphia’s Garden District is lush with culture, recreation, education and entertainment. Whether you are taking a quick city-break or venturing out for a weekend escape, check out the Insider’s Guide to Chestnut Hill and begin planning your trip now.


Be our guest! Stay for a night, a weekend or a lifetime! From family-friendly to boutique lodging options, Chestnut Hill has accommodations and housing to fit your needs.