4.5 out of 5

"Good time, great location. Besides a fight breaking out in the hotel pool, a good experience. A few bad apples ruining it for young kids, but the s ... " More

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Inner Harbor

Central Baltimore getaway

You'll be steps from Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina and a 5-minute walk from Inner Harbor with a stay at this well-placed hotel. National Aquarium in Baltimore and Baltimore Convention Center are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free WiFi.

Comfy beds, WiFi

The 622 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include WiFi and iPod docks.

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Guest)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$110 per night

Club Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Club Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (Guest)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Harbor View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Harbor View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

Everyone (9) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Impressive staff , welcoming, pleasant. Willingly providing assistance and information

Posted by , from Harrisburg PA on Nov 14, 2018

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4 out of 5

Great location for the inner harbor

Good time, great location. Besides a fight breaking out in the hotel pool, a good experience. A few bad apples ruining it for young kids, but the staff did their best to prevent it.

Posted by , from Philadelphia on Apr 2, 2018

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel,friendly staff,great location

Great location surrounded by restaurants,shopping,and harbor

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

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5 out of 5

Lack of view, upcharge

Had a great stay. Wish I paid more to see a better view. Didn't do an upcharge for the city view. It was okay. Didn't stay in the room much. Hotel is in the middle of everything, entertaining. Overall, great stay with cleanliness. I would stay there again.

Posted by , from T on Sep 6, 2016

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3 out of 5

Bringing Daughter to College

Pros: The view
Cons: I shouldn't have to spend an hour reading the fine print to figure out the incidental charges which jacked up my nightly rate by almost 40%.
Location: It's the Inner Harbor in Baltimore...google it.
I was bringing my daughter to college in the Baltimore area and rather then get up at 3am for the 4 hour drive I thought it would be nice to stay in the Inner Harbor the night before, get a good meal and see the sights a bit. This hotel had an online offer of paying in advance to reserve the room in exchange for a reduced rate so I booked it. When I checked in they took a $50 deposit on my debit card for any additional charges and told me it would be put right back in my account if I don't incur incidental room charges. At check in I also found out that the parking garage, with private elevators to the hotel lobby, is not theirs, is not guarded and is $40 for the evening. Got to the room, nice enough but had to pay an additional $12.95 if I wanted wi-fi......who doesn't want wi-fit?!? At check out I had to pay $52.95 for garage and wi-fi. When I got home, the $52.95 is debited and the $50 deposit is not credited back! Jeez, what had looked like a great deal was really anything but.

Posted by , from New Jersey on Sep 2, 2016

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5 out of 5

Great location

Awesome location, clean and comfortable rooms, nice pool and hot tub!

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016

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3 out of 5

Not great, not bad.

Pros: Well appointed, attractive guest rooms.
Cons: Shower had signs of water damage to ceiling, the bathtub was worn, and there mildew in several areas. Common areas very noisy.
Location: Excellent location - walking distance to all Inner Harbor attractions.
Main areas of hotel are attractive but a little dated. Elevators inexplicably had blue lights and played club-style music. Staff was helpful but not especially personable. (With the exception of the very nice older gentleman who delivered our breakfast order to the room.) Common areas of hotel were very loud. From room, could hear traffic and outside noise all night long. Our room was attractive and well appointed, but the bathroom showed signs of wear and could have been cleaner. Great location and proximity to Inner Harbor attractions. Better suited to couples or adults than families.

Posted by , from Pittsburgh PA on Jul 18, 2016

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4 out of 5
Cons: Room decor is very dated. Bed linens did not match. The duvet was a beautiful white with a gray design. The Bed skirt was mustard yellow and brown.
Overall the room was nice and had a great view of the harbor. Very convenient to shops and restaurants. Hotel staff was friendly.

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016

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4 out of 5

2 downfalls

Pros: The comfort and cleanliness
Cons: The cost for everything including the Wi-Fi and movies
Location: It's near everything and there is a beautiful view of the water, if you can affort to pay the extra for a water view.
There should be free Wi-Fi for what you pay for the room and the movies are way too expensive. Pay-per view is cheap so why is it so much at a hotel? $19.99 for a movie is highway robbery.

Posted by , from New York on Sep 29, 2015

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4 out of 5

Very nice hotel. Great location.

Cons: Pricing is very high.
Always pleasant stay. We always come back because of nostalgic reasons mainly. We have been coming for 20 years now. We only stay one night. Pricing is high and parking is not included. Wish valet or parking was included.

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

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About the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

Location 202 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Property Features

As a guest of Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. There are 5 meeting rooms available. Multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Baltimore hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 622 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 1750 sq ft of conference space
  • Built in 1988
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) (16.9 km / 10.5 mi)
  • Train station: Baltimore Penn Station (3 km / 1.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel offers 622 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Watertable - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Watertable Lounge - This bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

The Ground Floor Cafe&Bar - This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The fitness center has four treadmills, three elliptical machines, two stationary bikes, free weights, and a sauna. A spa tub is adjacent to the indoor splash pool. Guests also receive discounted access to a health club two blocks away.

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel is across the street from the Inner Harbor, where boat rentals, sailing, and boat tours are available; fees apply. Ten miles away, Mount Pleasant has an 18-hole golf course.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Free bicycles nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 33 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 43 per day (in/out privileges)
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 20 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
  • Baltimore Harborplace Renaissance
  • Hotel Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace
  • Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace
  • Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
  • Renaissance Hotel Baltimore Harborplace
  • Baltimore Renaissance
  • Renaissance Baltimore

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.