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

South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
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7.4
Good
2628 South Street, Philadelphia
from $175
Le Méridien Philadelphia
Le Méridien Philadelphia
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8.3
Excellent
1421 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $152
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
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7.9
Good
4301 Island Avenue, Philadelphia
from $114
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 Westin Philadelphia
The Westin Philadelphia
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8.4
Excellent
99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place, Philadelphia
from $144
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
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8.9
Excellent
433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
from $161
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
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7.3
Good
201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia
from $109
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport
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7.6
Good
4101A Island Avenue, Philadelphia
from $107
Latham Hotel
Latham Hotel
135 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Philadelphia
from $199
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
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8.6
Excellent
One East Penn Square, 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.