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

Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
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7.2
Good
9461 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $99
Philadelphia Center City Residence Inn by Marriott
Philadelphia Center City Residence Inn by Marriott
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8.6
Excellent
1 E Penn Sq, Philadelphia
from $119
Extended Stay America Philadelphia-Airport- Bartram Ave.
Extended Stay America Philadelphia-Airport- Bartram Ave.
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6.1
Good
8880 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $84
Sofitel Philadelphia
Sofitel Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $128
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
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
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8.5
Excellent
1800 Market St, Philadelphia
from $139
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
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9.0
Excellent
117 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $125
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
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8.2
Excellent
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
from $75
South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
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8.6
Excellent
2628 South Street, Philadelphia
from $103
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport
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8.1
Excellent
8800 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $87
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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