A Dedication to Education
The easternmost part of the city of Philadelphia is dedicated to, and dominated by, building after building housing scientists, educators, students, and innovators. Anyone attending an open house, orientation, or graduation should look for hotels near the University City in Philadelphia. The area is home to the University of Pennsylvania, which played an enormous part in the naming of the neighborhood and was its earliest educational tenant, Drexel University, and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. It was the home of the city’s major convention center, the Philadelphia Civic Center, until the Convention Center in City Center opened in 1992. The Philadelphia Civic Center is now the home to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.
With a room or suite in any one of the fine hotels near the University City in Philadelphia, you will get immediate access to any of these institutions, as well as the chance to walk the streets of the beautifully historic Victorian housing on the western side of the area. The neighborhood also offers many exciting and attractive local events like the 40th Street Summer Series, the Awesome Fest Movies in Clark Park, and the University City Dining Days, where you can tour the delicious array of eateries and restaurants that serve it. And with the hub of Philadelphia just minutes away, you will never lack for something to do, see, or enjoy.
Rest Up, You’re Going To Need It
With so much to learn, eat, drink, see, hear, and experience around the hotels near the University City in Philadelphia, you are going want to make sure you have somewhere quiet, comfortable, and convenient to catch some Z’s between outings. Fortunately, the list of places to stay features some of the best names in the business and range enough in price that you will be all set no matter what your budget is. From the Sheraton to the Best Western, you are going to love your options as much as you are going to love exploring University City.