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.

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Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
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8.4
Excellent
1301 Race St, Philadelphia
from $118
Alexander Inn
Alexander Inn
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8.8
Excellent
12th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia
from $116
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
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8.1
Excellent
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
from $87
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
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8.6
Excellent
21 N Juniper St, Philadelphia
from $119
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.4
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $127
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.2
Excellent
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia
from $138
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
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8.5
Excellent
1201 Market St, Philadelphia
from $110
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
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9.0
Excellent
117 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $143
Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park
Society Hill Hotel at Independence Park
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5.4
Fair
301 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
from $69
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $126
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.

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