Hotels near Kingsessing
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Kingsessing in Southwest Philadelphia is home to Bartram Gardens, a community garden with a youth-run farm. The neighborhood, which sits along the Schuykill River, is one of the oldest settled areas in the country. It was first claimed by Swedish settlers in 1644. There are few hotels in Kingsessing, but options farther north include Homewood Suites by Hilton University City and the Inn at Penn: a Hilton Hotel.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Kingsessing

Philadelphia Center City Residence Inn by Marriott
Philadelphia Center City Residence Inn by Marriott
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8.4
Excellent
1 E Penn Sq, Philadelphia
from $149
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
from $134
Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Airport
Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Airport
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7.9
Good
9000 Bartram Avenue, Philadelphia
from $129
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
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8.7
Excellent
One Logan Square, Philadelphia
from $170
Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium
Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium
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7.8
Good
900 Packer Ave, Philadelphia
from $123
Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
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5.8
Fair
4200 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $71
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.2
Excellent
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia
from $152
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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9.2
Excellent
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia
from $287
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
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8.4
Excellent
1301 Race St, Philadelphia
from $118
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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8.1
Excellent
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $126
More About Hotels near Kingsessing...

Direct Route to the City Center

Kingsessing connects to downtown Philadelphia via the Media trolley line, which runs along the northern border of the neighborhood, stopping at 49th Street and at Angora. The I-76 highway runs through the area, making it easily accessible by car. It's also easy to get to the airport from Kingsessing. Unfortunately, the convenient location comes along with some general decay and disrepair, including many abandoned and boarded up buildings.

There are no hotels in the Kingsessing neighborhood proper, but you'll find options farther north in University City. Although these are the closet hotels to Kingsessing, they are not within walking distance. Homewood Suites by Hilton University City is one of the best budget options, offering apartment-style suites with full kitchens. Other options include the Inn at Penn: A Hilton Hotel and the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel. These properties are more expensive, but good deals are available in the off-season.

There are a few rooms for rent on Airbnb for visitors who want to be closer to Kingsessing.

Avoid Graduation for a Cheap Deal

Visitors to Kingsessing who are staying in the University District should consider booking during off-peak season to get the best deal. Avoid visiting during major school events, as rooms will be in greater demand. In particular, visitors should avoid graduation season in May and June, when hotel prices rise.

 

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