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 245 guestrooms offer generous pull-out desks with ergonomic chairs, two dual-line phones, laptop-sized safes, and free WiFi.

The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

3600 Sansom St Philadelphia PA 19104

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 17000 sq feet (1579 sq meters) of banquet/event space, valet parking (surcharge), and free WiFi throughout the property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 245 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • 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 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 18 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17,000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • 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 special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 22 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 43 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.

Hotel Name

  • Hilton Penn
  • Inn Penn Hilton Hotel
  • Inn Penn Hilton Hotel Philadelphia
  • Penn Hilton
  • Penn Hilton Philadelphia

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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