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

Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel
Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel
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9.1
Excellent
1715 Rittenhouse Square Street, Philadelphia
from $206
Le Meridien Philadelphia
Le Meridien Philadelphia
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8.6
Excellent
1421 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $143
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.3
Excellent
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia
from $84
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
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7.9
Good
3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
from $134
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
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7.9
Good
1100 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $113
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
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7.3
Good
500 Stevens Dr, Philadelphia
from $127
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
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8.7
Excellent
21 N Juniper St, Philadelphia
from $119
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
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8.0
Excellent
8800 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $125
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
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7.8
Good
4509 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $104
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $132
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.