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

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
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8.5
Excellent
1800 Market St, Philadelphia
from $111
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
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7.9
Good
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $113
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
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7.5
Good
8800 Bartram Ave., Philadelphia
from $95
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
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8.7
Excellent
10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia
from $299
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
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8.8
Excellent
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $161
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
32 South Bank Street, Philadelphia
from $20
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
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8.6
Excellent
One East Penn Square, Philadelphia
from $109
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia - Roosevelt Boulevard
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia - Roosevelt Boulevard
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5.7
Fair
4200 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $73
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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9.4
Excellent
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia
from $324
Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.4
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $122
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.