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What travelers to Philadelphia are saying

Philly us awesome. I never thought that there is so much to see. I particular enjoyed the magical gardens, the view from the Rocky Steps and Talulas Garden a cute hidden Restaurant. I will definitely come back!
Josefine K. Apr 27, 2015
Philadelphia has many great sites. The city presents a great blend of historical and modern places to visit. The city also has a great culinary mix for all tastes and price points.
Stanley P. May 22, 2015
Philadelphia is packed with cultural actives of a big city with a small town feel. Plenty of bang for your buck and never a dull moment.
Tatiana S. Jun 4, 2015

The City of Brotherly Love, history and cheesesteak

Nicknamed the "City of Brotherly Love", Philadelphia is overflowing with American history. Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, it's the largest city in the state. It's also home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the American Constitution and Declaration of Independence were adopted. Philly's large metropolitan environment provides a melting pot of cultural diversity. Where else can you admire original American architecture while chowing down on an authentic cheesesteak?

Things to do

Historical attractions

The entire city is one big history lesson. Independence Mall is a three-block section filled with attractions centered around the Liberty Bell. As you stroll through Society Hill, you'll be transported back in time to when streets were constructed from cobblestones. Most historical sites are grouped together in easy-to-navigate streets. In a short while, you'll be visiting Betsy Ross' house, Independence Hall and much more.

Outdoor attractions

This city has more murals and outdoor art than any other place in America. Fairmount Park is the largest urban park in the world. It's a great place to take a walk or have a picnic with the family. It's also home to the Philadelphia Zoo, which includes 42 acres of Victorian gardens and over 1,300 animals.

Boathouse Row is another wonderful place to walk, bike or picnic while enjoying a regatta. It's located on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, close to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It includes 15 boathouses that host numerous regattas throughout the year.


Philadelphia is one of only 12 American cities represented by the four major US sports. Football fans have the Eagles, hockey lovers root for the Flyers, baseball fans embrace the Phillies and basketball enthusiasts follow the 76ers.


In Center City, Rittenhouse Square should not be missed. It's filled with high-end boutiques, famous retailers and lively cafes. The Shops at Liberty Place also provide unique gift opportunities. Arguably the best part of shopping in the city is the lack of sales tax on clothing items.

For a more traditional mall atmosphere, visit the King of Prussia Mall. It's a true shopper's paradise, and considered by many to be the top shopping destination on the East Coast, with over 400 stores.


Philadelphia is most famous for its cheesesteak, a long sandwich roll filled with beef, melted cheese and onions. Don't pass up Pat's King of Steaks on Ninth Street. This is the original home of the cheesesteak. For a more elegant take on this Philly staple, head to Barclay Prime, a steakhouse that offers a $100 cheesesteak. Different city neighborhoods offer a wide selection of fast food or fine dining options.


This city offers great entertainment for people of all ages. There are various museums and performing arts centers around the city. During the summer months, Penn's Landing is the site for outdoor events. It's situated on the waterfront area of Center City, and outdoor concerts are always a treat.

Where to stay

Most Philadelphia hotels are scattered throughout the city and near to many attractions. One of the newest hotels in the historic area is the Hotel Monaco. This boutique hotel offers rates usually between $200 and $300 a night. Less expensive Philadelphia hotels are located around the airport (PHL). For example, Marriott and Holiday Inn are two chains with affordable accommodations, but at a distance from most attractions. However, they're a convenient option if you're in the city on business or for a sporting event.

Special events

There are numerous seasonal and annual events in Philadelphia. One of the most popular is the Flower Show, held each March. It's a fabulous blend of art and horticulture. Independence Day involves wonderful celebrations filled with fireworks, and Christmas is big in town too. To get into the holiday spirit, visit Macy's Christmas Light Show or the Electrical Spectacle at Franklin Square.

The best time to visit

The best time to explore the city is March through May. The weather is warmer and hotel rates are moderately priced. The cheapest rates are found in autumn and winter when temperatures are in the 30s and 40s. Despite the warm and humid weather, summer is quite popular and busy as crowds flock to the popular attractions.

Recently booked Philadelphia hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia
Center City West
13 minutes ago 4 stars $160
Palomar Philadelphia, a Kimpton Hotel
Center City West
20 minutes ago 4 stars $174
Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport 37 minutes ago 3 stars $112
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Airport 50 minutes ago 3 stars $106
Sonesta Philadelphia
Center City West
1 hour ago 4 stars $143
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Convention Center - Chinatown
1 hour ago 3 stars $129
Club Quarters in Philadelphia
Center City West
1 hour ago 3 stars $81
Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Convention Center, PA
Convention Center - Chinatown
1 hour ago 3 stars $156
Sofitel Philadelphia
Center City West
1 hour ago 4 stars $180
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
Convention Center - Chinatown
4 hours ago 5 stars $308

Recently Rated Philadelphia Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
Convention Center - Chinatown
3.8 / 5
101 reviews
3 stars $156
Sonesta Philadelphia
Center City West
3.7 / 5
147 reviews
4 stars $143
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Old City
3.7 / 5
151 reviews
4 stars $145
Club Quarters in Philadelphia
Center City West
4.0 / 5
664 reviews
3 stars $81
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Convention Center - Chinatown
4.2 / 5
189 reviews
4 stars $142
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Convention Center - Chinatown
4.2 / 5
140 reviews
3 stars $145
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Convention Center - Chinatown
4.1 / 5
202 reviews
3 stars $129
Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia
Center City West
4.2 / 5
60 reviews
4 stars $160
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Convention Center - Chinatown
3.7 / 5
72 reviews
3 stars $154
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
2.8 / 5
148 reviews
2 stars $92

Featured Philadelphia Hotels

From $81

1 Club Quarters in Philadelphia

3 stars
4.0 / 5 664 reviews

1628 Chestnut Street

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For those not wishing to rent a car and compete with local traffic, Club Quarters is near the subway (15th Street station is a one-minute walk), as well as several bus stops.For a farm-fresh take...

Pleasant Stay
I stayed at Club Quarters for one night and had a pleasant stay. I really like the water stations with water bottles available to all hotel guests. These came really handy during the recent heat...
Jul 29, 2015
From $143

2 Sonesta Philadelphia

4 stars
3.7 / 5 147 reviews

1800 Market Street

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The Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia makes the most of its Center City location, with a rooftop pool looking out over the skyline. In-room video games, movies and extra considerations like quiet-zone...

Bridal shower weekend
Very nice hotel super clean greT location, parking garage was expensive but other than that great experience ... I would go back :)
Jul 14, 2015
From $145

3 Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District

4 stars
3.7 / 5 151 reviews

400 Arch Street

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The Wyndham Hotel Philadelphia creates a stark contrast against its Historic District setting, cutting a sleek urban figure within the old world charm of its surroundings. The hotel was given a...

Very close to the historic part of Philadelphia. Excellent hotel
Jul 30, 2015
From $109

4 Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

3 stars
4.1 / 5 202 reviews


Rate includes breakfast

Experience the famous birthplace of freedom, without wasting time in traffic, at the centrally located Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. With its skybridge to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 72...

Great trip to Philly
The room wasn't the biggest, but was plenty for our needs. The important parts were the super easy check in, incredible cleanliness of the entire building, and the friendly staff. Highly...
Jul 28, 2015
From $142

5 Loews Philadelphia Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 189 reviews

1200 Market St

Rate includes $25 USD food & beverage credit

Housed in the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Building, the Loews Hotel Philadelphia wins big on its minimalist slate-grey style, with touches like the house spirits aging in oak barrels behind...

Awesome girls weekend
When we first got to the hotel the first thing we thought was how beautiful it was. Our room was amazing and all of the staff was extremely nice and helpful. They were very friendly and helped us...
Jul 29, 2015
From $180

6 Sofitel Philadelphia

4 stars
4.4 / 5 194 reviews

120 South 17Th Street

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Looking forward to checking out the Philly art scene while you're in town? The Sofitel Philadelphia is right near The Barnes Foundation, where guests can tour Impressionist and Post-Impressionist...

Great weekend stay
The hotel was clean and well-refined. They allowed us to check in prior to the posted check-in date and held our luggage for us when we requested. Very pleased.
Jul 14, 2015
From $145

7 Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

3 stars
4.2 / 5 140 reviews


Rate includes breakfast

Marriott's Courtyard Downtown Hotel Philadelphia prides itself on a fusion of historic elegance and modern comfort. Beautifully restored from the 1920s-era original building, guests experience...

Summer fun
Hotel is centrally located in Phladelphia with access to various forms of public transportation. Staff is helpful and courteous. Room size was adequate and the room was quiet. Everything was clean....
Jul 29, 2015
From $174

8 Palomar Philadelphia, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 95 reviews

117 S 17th Street

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Built in the 1920s, Kimpton Palomar Hotel Philadelphia is a boutique hotel overflowing with quirky touches. The building is strikingly Art Deco, inside and out, with multicolored busts lining the...

Perfect Pet Friendly Hotel
I had high hopes for the Palomar and it still managed to exceed my expectations. The location is ideal, the staff courteous, the design unique and, best of all, it is pet friendly. It's located...
May 18, 2015
From $160

9 Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia

4 stars
4.2 / 5 60 reviews

220 South 17th Street

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A National Register building, the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia has a look that blends classic style with hip French designs, light colors, and facades that set it apart from the loud...

Nice Trip
We had a really nice trip. Totally good value, bank for your buck. Amazing location (although the exact location isn't quite as pretty as the area around it)
Jul 28, 2015
From $164

10 Latham Hotel Downtown- Philadelphia

3 stars
4.3 / 5 83 reviews

135 South 17th St

The Latham Hotel's turn-of-the-century facade and huge glass door open to high ceilings and parlors lined with monochrome photos of classic movie stars. Planted on the National Register of Historic...

Very Nice
No Mini Bar. But everything else was nice. Didn't wow me with over the top ammenities but didn't do anything wrong.
Feb 19, 2015
From $156

11 Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Convention Center, PA

3 stars
4.3 / 5 44 reviews

1200 Arch Street

Complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi Internet Access

Eat, sleep, relax and work at the Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia – Convention Center, PA hotel and enjoy the next best thing to being at home. The studio suite comprises one large room while...

Great stay for conference
My colleague and I were late booking for our conference and couldn't get into the hotel where the conference was held. We booked with Home 2 because it was close to the other hotel. If I had it to...
Jul 18, 2015
From $165

12 Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.6 / 5 47 reviews

433 Chestnut Street

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Across the street from Philadelphias iconic Liberty Bell is the Hotel Monaco. Built in 1906 the historic Lafayette building has been renovated and refurbished in the prestigious Old City section of...

Family trip
The hotel was clean. And I loved all the decor. The staff was amazing and they had wine in the lobby in the evening for an hr. Great hotel to visit with family/friends. Adults preferably. It is...
Jul 22, 2015
From $183

13 Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

3 stars
3.9 / 5 238 reviews

201 North 17th Street

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If you're flying into Philly, you might want to invest in a SEPTA pass for the local subway trains, because you can reach the hotel (Suburban Station) from the airport in less than half an hour,...

Granddaughter's Wedding
While the rest of the wedding guests stayed at another hotel, they all complained about the elevators and the front desert. I totally enjoyed my stay at the Sheraton.The elevators were big and...
Jun 24, 2015
From $156

14 Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

3 stars
3.8 / 5 101 reviews

1301 Race Street Corner of 13th St.

Includes Children's Museum Tickets & Free Parking

Offering guests convenience at an affordable price, the Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center is located just one block from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and less than a mile...

Trip with friends
It was a great location, walking distance to everything we needed. Great bartender!
Aug 1, 2015
From $165

15 Hyatt at The Bellevue

4 stars
4.1 / 5 54 reviews

200 South Broad St

Breakfast for 2, Free Wireless Internet

The Hyatt at The Bellevue occupies the original building of the Bellevue-Stratford, which opened in 1904 and has been described as the most luxurious hotel in the nation. The spacious guest rooms...

Girls Weekend
Beautiful room with a beautiful view. We took advantage of the pool and the fancy bar upstairs.
Jun 23, 2015
From $148

16 Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia

3 stars
4.0 / 5 210 reviews

237 South Broad Street

Includes breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children

The Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia boasts a top location in the heart of the city's Cultural District on the Avenue of the Arts. Across from the Academy of Music, this 432-room high-rise is within...

Center city resting place
We went to a concert and it was a nice place to stay simply because we parked our car and could take the subway to our venue. It was inconvenient having to pay $25 for a 24 hour parking fee and the...
Jul 27, 2015
From $160


3 stars
4.0 / 5 66 reviews

1305 Walnut Street

Just steps from the cultural district and a few blocks from the convention center, Rittenhouse Square, and the historic district, the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Downtown is one of the most...

Great hotel, excellent location.
My stay at this hotel was amazing. It was very quiet, clean and modern. The front desk staff was very helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend this hotel to my friends and family.
Jul 2, 2015
From $165

18 The Westin Philadelphia

4 stars
4.2 / 5 45 reviews

99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place

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The Westin Hotel Philadelphia is decked out in cool tones of grey and white to keep in with the Westin group's elegant image, though the warmth of open fires and cushy sofas await guests in the...

great except for one thing
This hotel was lovely. Staff was great, the hotel is beautiful, so why am I not giving it a good review? Sensors. When you come into the room, there is a large tray of foods, wines and other items...
Jun 17, 2015
From $160

19 Embassy Suites Philadelphia - Center City

4 stars
3.9 / 5 80 reviews

1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Free cooked-to-order breakfast, Evening Reception

Those looking for a mixture of both "high" and "pop" culture can take a short walk to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where they will witness some of the world's most impressive European...

Scary times
Be careful here - lots of activity - unresolved case but door didn't shut properly when closed and man came into room at 6am - with my 4 yr old daughter and wife in the room sleeping...I came out...
Jul 27, 2015
From $153

20 Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Center City

3 stars
4.1 / 5 65 reviews


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A quick walk to the convention center, Reading Terminal Market and the cultural district, The Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Center City offers guests spacious accommodations and plentiful...

The hotel was nice right in the center of town I was able to walk around and see a lot of the awesome site philly had to offer.
Jun 18, 2015