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

Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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8.0
Excellent
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $116
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
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7.9
Good
3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
from $105
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport
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7.8
Good
4509 Island Ave, Philadelphia
from $100
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Intl Airport
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Intl Airport
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8.2
Excellent
8600 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $111
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
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8.3
Excellent
One Arrivals Road, Terminal B, Philadelphia
from $119
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
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7.2
Good
500 Stevens Drive, Philadelphia
from $103
Alexander Inn
Alexander Inn
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8.8
Excellent
301 South 12th ST, 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
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia City Center
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia City Center
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7.9
Good
1100 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $110
Holiday Inn PHILADELPHIA-STADIUM
Holiday Inn PHILADELPHIA-STADIUM
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7.7
Good
900 Packer Ave, Philadelphia
from $125
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.