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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
4 out of 5
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is $139 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,163 reviews)

"Best hotel in Philly"…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Philadelphia Airport Ridley
2.5 out of 5
155 S Stewart Ave, Ridley Park, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Clean room, comfortable beds and easy access to highway."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Philadelphia Airport Ridley
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
4 out of 5
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is $99 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (2,721 reviews)

"The rooms were pretty unique. Not sure if it was better than a traditional room but definitely different."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Home2 Suites by Hilton King of Prussia/Valley Forge, PA
2.5 out of 5
550 W Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA
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The price is $76 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (220 reviews)

"I loved it I had a great experience hotel was nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Home2 Suites by Hilton King of Prussia/Valley Forge, PA
Days Inn by Wyndham Horsham Philadelphia
2.5 out of 5
245 Easton Road, Horsham, PA
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The price is $54 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,046 reviews)

"The room was clean and well-kept. Our airconditioning worked fine and the beds were comfortable. The staff were also helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Horsham Philadelphia
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
3 out of 5
7890 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
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The price is $109 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,517 reviews)

"Staff was not friendly. Bagged breakfast because of virus and morning staff person said only one bag per room. There were 4 of us. So who eats? Facility was well planned for a family. Unfortunately kitchen supplies were never replaced ( 2 spoons for 4 people) Cleaning could be better especially with ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Oxford Valley
2 out of 5
3100 Cabot Boulevard West, Langhorne, PA
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The price is $76 per night
3.6/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Clean nice newly renovated customer service great"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Oxford Valley
Rodeway Inn Center City
2 out of 5
1208 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
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3.5/5Good! (995 reviews)
Simple and comfortable

"The hotel is simple and comfortable- we stayed on the top floor and were happy with our room. The memory foam mattresses were very comfortable, and the room itself was clean. We did have two concerns- there is an air vent above the door that leads to the hallway, meaning we heard everything in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Rodeway Inn Center City
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Philadelphia Airport
2.5 out of 5
49 Industrial Hwy, Essington, PA
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The price is $104 per night
3.4/5 (986 reviews)

"I love everything about Red Roof. My number hotel to stay out at. Thwy can give me any room at any price.. Perfect all around"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Philadelphia Airport
Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Trevose
2 out of 5
3100 Lincoln Hwy, Feasterville-Trevose, PA
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The price is $90 per night
3.2/5 (997 reviews)

"The staff was unhelpful when it came time to rush me out while I got ready for work end up calling law enforcement so thankfully they were considerate and let me Finish getTing ready"…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Trevose
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
2 out of 5
8840 Tinicum Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
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The price is $67 per night
3.2/5 (2,086 reviews)

"Nice and clean facility with friendly staff, and very close to the airport."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia Convention Center
2 out of 5
1227 Race St, Philadelphia, PA
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The price is $120 per night
3.2/5 (994 reviews)
Great location

"From reading prior reviews, I was not expecting much. But this Days Inn was in an incredible location, the room was very clean, bedding extremely comfortable and the staff genuinely friendly. It made our trip wonderful and relaxing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia Convention Center
Airport Waterfront Inn
2.5 out of 5
103 Taylor Avenue, Essington, PA
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The price is $78 per night
3.1/5 (986 reviews)

"The view , we loved, and the location .. it was just what we were looking for."…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2020

Airport Waterfront Inn
Motel 6 King Of Prussia, PA - Philadelphia
2 out of 5
815 W Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA
Free Cancellation
The price is $66 per night
3.1/5 (980 reviews)

"I liked the set up of the room. I didn't like that there was a crack in the tub, and that the tub floor felt as if it would give way at any moment."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Motel 6 King Of Prussia, PA - Philadelphia
Travelodge by Wyndham Essington / Philadelphia Airport
2 out of 5
43 Industrial Hwy, Essington, PA
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The price is $70 per night
2.9/5 (969 reviews)

"It was a simple clean hotel that met my needs. The bed & pillows were very comfortable. Overall the cleanliness exceeded my expectations."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Essington / Philadelphia Airport
Econo Lodge Philadelphia Hotel
2 out of 5
600 S. Governor Pritz Blvd., Lester, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $68 per night
2.6/5 (987 reviews)

"Absolutely horrible cannot stress this enough do not stay here"…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Econo Lodge Philadelphia Hotel
Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport
2.5 out of 5
600 S Governor Printz Blvd, Lester, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night
2.4/5 (991 reviews)

"Its very simple. The staff are friendly and helpful. If you have to be in the area for more than a few days and dont want to overspend this plaxe is perfect."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
2.5 out of 5
2033 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
The price is $94 per night
1.7/5 (1,974 reviews)
Great service

"It was our honeymoon because we just got married and it was cool."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
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Cheap Hotels in Philadelphia

Philadelphia offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall, this destination is home to Washington Square Park and Independence Mall, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for low-cost places to stay in Philadelphia, you can choose from the 137 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Oxford Valley - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and central location.

Rodeway Inn Center City - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable beds and overall value. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free newspapers.

Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Trevose - At this 2-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and proximity to shops.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its proximity to shops and central location. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Philadelphia

Still deciding on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 86°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 27°F
  • Rainiest months: July, September, March, and May, with an average rainfall of 3.90 inches
  • Driest months: February, November, January, and October, with an average rainfall of 2.96 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Philadelphia

Philadelphia attracts visitors with its acclaimed art galleries and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Ben Franklin National Memorial and City Hall, or pay a visit to Free Library of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is also notable for its:
  • Historical sites
  • University life
  • Theater
  • Sports
  • Live music
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping

Getting Around Philadelphia

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 11.8 mi (19 km) away in Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia). You can walk to nearby metro stations including City Hall Station, 13th St. Station, and Walnut Locust Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Philadelphia 30th St Station, Philadelphia University City Station, or Philadelphia Temple University Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Philadelphia like for travelers on a budget?
Philadelphia has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Reading Terminal Market and Rittenhouse Square, this destination is home to Penn’s Landing and Fairmount Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Philadelphia?
Based on reviews, Penrose Hotel Philadelphia is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Home2 Suites by Hilton King of Prussia/Valley Forge, PA and Rodeway Inn Center City.
How many budget hotels will I be able to find in Philadelphia?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 135 budget hotels in Philadelphia.
What's the seasonal weather like in Philadelphia?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 74°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 37°F. Average annual rainfall for Philadelphia is 42 inches.
What is there to see and do in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia attracts visitors with its top museums and acclaimed art galleries, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Reading Terminal Market and Rittenhouse Square, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Liberty Bell Center, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn’s Landing.
What's the best way to get around Philadelphia?
The most convenient airport is Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL), 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 11.8 mi (19 km) away: Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia). Take advantage of metro transit at City Hall Station, 13th St. Station, and Walnut Locust Station.

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