Accommodations

Hotels

Conference attendees in the past have stayed at the following hotels and hostels in the area.


Sheraton University City

The hotel is located two blocks away from the conference site. A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Wi-Fi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and comforts like pillow-top beds and premium bedding.

3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 

(215)-387-8000. 


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The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

The hotel is located across the street from the university. This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Wi-Fi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center are onsite. All rooms provide free Wi-Fi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include pillow-top beds, iPod docks, and room service.

3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 222-0200 OR 1-800-HILTONS


Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel near Rittenhouse Square has a health club and a bar/lounge. Wi-Fi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, valet parking, and coffee/tea in a common area. All 439 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free Wi-Fi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, free newspapers, and free local calls.

1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 

(215) 561-7500. 


Homewood Suites by Hilton University City, Philadelphia

This is the newest hotel in University City and is located only 3 blocks from the conference site.  Rooms are studios and one-bedroom suites. All rooms and suites are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, a full-size refrigerator, a microwave, and a dishwasher. Indoor swimming pool available. Free hot breakfasts are included.

4109 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 382-1111 


UrHomeInPhilly 

You can choose a location that is convenient for you from a number of fully-furnished apartments in Philadelphia. Along with a fitness center, many smoke-free apartment buildings have a rooftop terrace and express check-out. Other amenities include a lobby fireplace and a vending machine. Each apartment provides a washer/dryer and a living room, plus free Wi-Fi and a kitchen.

(800) 913-9484


The Study Hotel at University City

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour health club, and a bar/lounge. Wi-Fi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and valet parking. All 212 rooms offer free Wi-Fi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, free bottled water, and portable fans.

20 S. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 387-1400


AKA University City

It is located in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood near a train station. A restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. All 133 rooms feature kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, premium bedding, and coffee makers.

2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 372-9000 OR (888) 252-0310


Pod Philly

Located in Center City, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk. All 252 rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall shower-heads, and Smart TVs with cable channels. Free long-distance calls, free local calls, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

31 S. 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA

(267) 494-0440


HI Philadelphia Apple (HI-USA) HOSTEL

On a tight budget? HI-USA Hostel on Bank Street is about three and a half miles from Penn, downtown on the Delaware River. Ideally located for city night-life; easy public transportation to the University. Several room options are available from 18-bed dormitory rooms to standard queen rooms. Free Wi-Fi and breakfast are included.

32 S. Bank Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 922-0222                                                                                                                                      


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Bed and Breakfasts

Conference attendees in the past have stayed at the following Bed and Breakfasts in the area. 


Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

It is a 10-minute walk to the University. Nonsmoking policy. Deposit equal to one night's stay is required prior to arrival or equal to half of entire stay (whichever is greater). Rates include breakfast and are for single/double occupancy. Free Wi-Fi available.

3300 Baring Street, Philadelphia, PA 

(215) 387-6065 


The Gables B&B Philadelphia

It is a 15-minute walk to the university. Non-smoking policy. Deposit or credit card required with all reservations. Rates range from $100 to $200 depending on room and number of people. Rates include off-street parking on the premises and full breakfast. Special dietary needs can be accommodated. All rooms have private phones, easy hook-up to the Internet (including wireless), and cable television. Computer station available and free wireless internet. A refrigerator and microwave are available for guest use. A roll away bed may be added to some rooms to accommodate another person for an additional charge. Check availability online. 

4520 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 

(215) 662-1918  


La Reserve Bed and Breakfast

Located in the city center and near a metro station, La Reserve Bed & Breakfast is in an area with good shopping. Coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and free breakfast are available at this bed & breakfast. Wi-Fi in public areas is free. All 12 rooms offer free Wi-Fi, ironing boards, and desks.

1804/1806 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 735-0582 OR (888) 405-8567


Bed and Breakfasts of Philadelphia
A Bed and Breakfast Connections is a reservation service for a select group of vetted B&B accommodations which may help you to locate one in the Philadelphia area (University City and Center City). If you use this service, please give us feedback for future references.

(800) 448-3619
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Philly Overnight Specials

The city of Philadelphia runs various specials on accommodations depending on the time of year. For details, check out visitphilly.com/hotels