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

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
1200 Market St, 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
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
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9.0
Excellent
117 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $134
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.4
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $140
Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel
Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel
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9.3
Excellent
1715 Rittenhouse Square Street, Philadelphia
from $179
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
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8.3
Excellent
1301 Race St, Philadelphia
from $135
Burbridge St. B&B
Burbridge St. B&B
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7.1
Good
6324 Burbridge Street, Philadelphia
from $90
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Airport
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Airport
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8.5
Excellent
8600 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $122
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
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8.2
Excellent
8800 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $125
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
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8.4
Excellent
237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
from $89
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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