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

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
from $134
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
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8.5
Excellent
201 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
from $167
Penn's View Hotel
Penn's View Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
14 N Front St, Philadelphia
from $139
Rodeway Inn Center City
Rodeway Inn Center City
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7.6
Good
1208 Walnut St, Philadelphia
from $109
Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Airport
Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Airport
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7.9
Good
9000 Bartram Avenue, Philadelphia
from $129
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
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7.4
Good
201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia
from $119
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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9.2
Excellent
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia
from $299
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
Aloft Philadelphia Airport
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8.3
Excellent
4301 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $108
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.6
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $118
Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
Days Inn Roosevelt Boulevard
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6.0
Good
4200 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $71
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.