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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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Banquet facilities
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Event catering
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Business services
- Express check-in
- Tour assistance
- Number of floors - 20
- 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
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 (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
- Premium bedding
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Complimentary toiletries
- Pillowtop mattress
- Climate control
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Blackout drapes/curtains
Sang Kee Noodle House - Restaurant has a bar and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.
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
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
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs only, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80
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.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
- Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
- Additional Details
Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party CertifiedThis 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.