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 $229
The Logan Phildelaphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Logan Phildelaphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
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8.8
Excellent
One Logan Square, Philadelphia
from $162
Burbridge St. B&B
Burbridge St. B&B
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8.8
Excellent
6324 Burbridge Street, Philadelphia
from $90
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
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8.0
Excellent
8800 Bartram Ave., Philadelphia
from $93
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
32 South Bank Street, Philadelphia
from $17
Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport
Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport
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7.5
Good
4101 B Island Avenue, Philadelphia
from $104
Rodeway Inn Center City
Rodeway Inn Center City
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7.3
Good
1208 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
from $89
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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7.9
Good
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $116
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
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9.0
Excellent
117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia
from $135
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
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8.7
Excellent
21 North Juniper Street, Philadelphia
from $118
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.