Hotels near Second Bank of the United States
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The Second Bank of the United States is an example of Greek Revival architecture, modeled on the style of the Parthenon, which has become the design inspiration for many later bank buildings in America. It is currently known for its Portrait Gallery of 18th century Americans who played a vital role in the country’s birth and development at that time.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Second Bank of the United States

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 $138
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
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7.6
Good
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $119
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Intl Airport
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Intl Airport
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8.2
Excellent
8600 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia
from $111
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
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7.3
Good
9461 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $99
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
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4.2
Fair
2033 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia
from $85
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
1200 Market Street, Philadelphia
from $143
Club Quarters in Philadelphia
Club Quarters in Philadelphia
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8.3
Excellent
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
from $99
Courtyard Philadelphia Airport
Courtyard Philadelphia Airport
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8.2
Excellent
8900 Bartram Avenue, Philadelphia
from $99
Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia (ex.Crowne Plaza)
Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia (ex.Crowne Plaza)
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8.5
Excellent
1800 Market Street, Philadelphia
from $148
The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park
The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park
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8.4
Excellent
401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
from $116
More About Hotels near Second Bank of the United States...

What is the Second Bank of the United States?

The federal government authorized the building of the Second Bank of the United States to handle all of its fiscal transactions from February 1816 to January 1836. It has since served as a Portrait Gallery, and is one of the buildings in Independence Square, near Independence Hall, Congress Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Visitor Center.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near Second Bank of the United States?

The affordable Best Western Independence Park Hotel is within walking distance of the Second Bank of the United States, and the history of the city is conveyed in the décor of its guest rooms, some of which feature views of the city. Also within walking distance of the Second Bank of the United States is the affordable Penn’s View Hotel, offering superb views of the City Center and Historic Philadelphia.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Second Bank of the United States?

Staying at a hotel near the Second Bank of the United States means being in the heart of Historic Philadelphia, with all of its wonderful attractions, events, restaurants and shopping.

What Do I Need to Know About Second Bank of the United States?

The Second Bank of the United States ceased fiscal matters in 1836, and the building now serves as a remarkable Portrait Gallery of distinguished historical figures. The Bank is currently closed for repairs, but there is a cellphone tour and outdoor seating, for those who would like to admire the architecture and learn more about the Bank's history in the mean time.