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

Philadelphia Airport Marriott
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
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8.3
Excellent
1 Arrivals Rd, Philadelphia
from $127
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.2
Excellent
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia
from $84
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
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7.8
Good
1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
from $111
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
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8.2
Excellent
100 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
from $109
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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8.0
Excellent
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $134
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
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8.5
Excellent
1305 Walnut St, Philadelphia
from $135
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
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6.4
Good
8840 Tinicum Blvd, Philadelphia
from $66
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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7.4
Good
500 Stevens Dr, Philadelphia
from $127
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
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8.3
Excellent
4301 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $108
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.