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

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
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3.9
4509 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $100
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
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4.4
3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia
from $139
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
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4.0
100 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
from $94
Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
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4.3
235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
from $99
Four Points By Sheraton Philadelphia Airport
Four Points By Sheraton Philadelphia Airport
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3.5
4101a Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $84
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
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4.0
4301 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $99
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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4.1
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $119
Monaco Philadelphia Hotel
Monaco Philadelphia Hotel
433 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia
from $170
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
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3.8
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $84
The Westin Philadelphia
The Westin Philadelphia
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4.3
99 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $143
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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