Get an overview of this hotelPhiladelphia Hilton on Penn's bustling campus

Academic setting

Within walking distance of downtown Philadelphia, The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel, sits in the middle of the University of Pennsylvania campus, adjacent to the bookstore. The university's museum is a five minute walk away.

Arts and Crafts style

Relax with a beverage in The Living Room located on the lobby level, with comfortable furniture, two fireplaces, a full bar, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

High-speed WiFi

The inn's 243 guestrooms offer generous pull-out desks with ergonomic chairs, two dual-line phones, laptop-sized safes, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Living Room, with two gas fireplaces, makes a spacious setting for an impromptu meeting or a leisurely read of the day's headlines. The 24-hour fitness center, complete with authentic Penn sports memorabilia, lets guests work off the calories that they put on at the area's tempting restaurants.

The hotel has a 24-hour business center and 17,000 square feet of banquet/event space is available for functions. Wireless internet access is complimentary. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available (surcharge).

Valet parking:

$20 for event parking.

$39 per 24-hour period. Secured parking garage with in/out privileges.

Fee does not include tax and is subject to change without prior notification.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 243 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1579 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17,000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Climate control 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar - Guests can enjoy lunch, dinner, or a fancy pizza and a glass of Valpolicella at Penne, the inn's sleek, terra-cotta toned dining spot, which opened in 2002. The open stainless-steel kitchen allows diners to see their pasta being created by hand.

Faculty Club - This bright room where is where a buffet breakfast is served (surcharge). The Faculty Club has chandeliers, 16-foot ceilings, and the atmosphere of an ivy-league dining hall.

Living Room - Two gas fireplaces serve as bookends for this cushy hangout where cocktails are served in the evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The ivy-clad University of Pennsylvania campus makes a picturesque backdrop for joggers and walkers. Facilities in University City and Center City Philadelphia provide a smattering of recreational activities for guests in the area.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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