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Homewood Suites by Hilton University City
Homewood Suites by Hilton University City
3.0 out of 5.0 4109 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (611 reviews)
$139/ night for 2 guests

mostly liked the cleanliness and location to upenn campus

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1032 reviews)
$186/ night for 2 guests

The parking valet Robert was wonderful and very friendly

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (1721 reviews)
$159/ night for 2 guests

It was nice good people nice service clean hotel. Restaurant was good nice food nice service. Parking garage needs improvement but otherwise good.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019
AKA University City
AKA University City
4.0 out of 5.0 2929 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (235 reviews)
$221/ night for 2 guests

Extremely modern. Great, super friendly staff, especially at the front desk. The building is a showcase of design. The rooms are surprisingly spacious with everything you need. The swimming pool is fascinating. The views are terrific. The security is reassuring. The elevators are surprisingly quick ...

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019
2 br apt @upenn Drexel Hospitals 10 Mins to Downtown Walk to Everything
2 br apt @upenn Drexel Hospitals 10 Mins to Downtown Walk to Everything
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3.0/5 (2 reviews)

We stayed at Mary's apartment for one (thankfully only one) night during the last week in December 2016. We were quite disappointed. The photos misrepresented the appearance of the actual space. The apartment was cluttered with other people's possessions which were left out all over the place and ...

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2017
Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
3.0 out of 5.0 3300 Baring Street, Philadelphia, PA
4.7/5 (73 reviews)
$185/ night for 2 guests

Exceptional service, clean beautiful room, fantastic breakfast, and snacks. Quiet safe area close to all attractions, felt like being home but the home I’ve always wanted to have. A must stay!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019
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Recently Booked Family Hotels in University City

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago
AKA University City
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 12 hours ago
Homewood Suites by Hilton University City
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 14 hours ago
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 17 hours ago

Where Should We Stay in University City?


The welcoming destination of University City is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The museums, interesting architecture, and cafés are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is located 13.1 mi (21 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you might want to stay with the family, Expedia can help you select the perfect hotel in University City that offers the amenities you need, whether that's free airport transportation or a pool for the kids.


When Should We Visit University City?


You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to University City.


  • 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
  • Driest months: February, November, January, and October, with an average rainfall of 2.96 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, September, March, and May, with an average rainfall of 3.90 inches

  • What Should We See and Do in University City?


    While you are vacationing in University City, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Institute of Contemporary Art and Franklin Field. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, and Philadelphia Museum of Art.


    University City is also well-known for the:
    • University life
    • Architecture
    • Museums
    • Restaurants
    • Live music
    • Cafés

    Getting Around University City


    University City has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. You can access metro transit at 40th St. Station, 34th St. Station, and 30th St. Station. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Philadelphia University City Station or Philadelphia 30th St Station.