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

Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport
Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport
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7.5
Good
4101 B Island Avenue, Philadelphia
from $104
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
1200 Market Street, Philadelphia
from $143
Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
from $136
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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7.9
Good
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $116
Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Airport - Bartram Ave
from $80
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
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4.1
Fair
2033 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia
from $62
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
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8.5
Excellent
1305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
from $104
Le Méridien Philadelphia
Le Méridien Philadelphia
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8.5
Excellent
1421 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $143
The Westin Philadelphia
The Westin Philadelphia
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8.5
Excellent
99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place, Philadelphia
from $154
Hampton Philadelphia Convention Center
Hampton Philadelphia Convention Center
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8.6
Excellent
1301 Race StreetCorner of 13th St. and Race St., Philadelphia
from $121
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.