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Philadelphia hotel near U Penn and Drexel

With a stay at Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Philadelphia, steps from Institute of Contemporary Art and minutes from University of Pennsylvania.

This eco-friendly hotel is close to Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall.

Make yourself at home in one of the 332 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Don’t miss out on recreational opportunities including a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and a computer station. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


General

Adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania, the 20-story Sheraton University City hotel is 2.5 miles from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. A sixth-floor outdoor, seasonal pool offers pleasant views of the University City neighborhood, and express check-in and check-out are available. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the lobby area.

Overnight guests receive complimentary access to the 24-hour fitness center. Other hotel amenities include a restaurant, bar/lounge, and room service. Garage parking is available for a surcharge.

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel is entirely smoke-free.

  • Fitness facilities
  • Concierge services
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Express check-out
  • Security guard
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Banquet facilities
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Event catering
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Business services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-in
  • Tour assistance
  • Patio
  • Number of floors - 20
  • Elevator/lift
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Computer station
  • Total number of rooms - 332
  • Laundry facilities
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Luggage storage
  • Garage parking (surcharge)
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 10
  • Year Built 1975
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour business center
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Television in lobby
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Internet

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

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


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Garage parking (surcharge)


Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
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Dining

Sang Kee Noodle House - Restaurant has a bar and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Recreation

A seasonal, outdoor pool with views of the surrounding area is located on the sixth floor.

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

  • Swimming nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
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Accessibility

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
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


Pets

Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs only, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80


General

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

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Additional Details

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


Details
A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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