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

Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
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2.8
4200 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $71
City Line Hotel
City Line Hotel
4444 City Ave, Philadelphia
from $81
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
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4.3
One Logan Square, Philadelphia
from $175
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
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4.1
1305 Walnut St, Philadelphia
from $135
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
from $70
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
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4.3
201 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
from $149
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
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4.3
1800 Market St, Philadelphia
from $153
Hyatt at The Bellevue
Hyatt at The Bellevue
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4.3
200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
from $159
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
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3.9
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia
from $152
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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4.1
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $149
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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