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What's University City like?

There are lots of things that visitors like about University City, especially its restaurants. Enjoy the neighbourhood's museums and live music. Take a campus tour or explore the area around University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. There's plenty more to see, including Franklin Field and Institute of Contemporary Art.

Where are the best places to stay in University City?

We have 126 accommodation options in the neighbourhood. Listed below are our travellers' favourite lodging options in University City:

The Gables B&B Philadelphia

Upmarket B&B
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Walkable location

The Study at University City

4-star hotel with restaurant and bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour health club • Cafe • 24-hour front desk • Central location

The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

4-star hotel with restaurant and bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness centre • 24-hour front desk • Central location

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City

City centre hotel with 24-hour fitness centre
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Fitness centre • Terrace • Central location

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

3.5-star hotel with restaurant and bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness centre • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Central location

How to get to University City

Travelling to University City by train

You'll find the following train stations in the neighbourhood:
  • • Philadelphia University City Station
  • • Philadelphia, PA (ZFV-30th Street Rail Station)
  • • Philadelphia 30th St Station

Getting to University City on the metro

Stations in the neighbourhood include:
  • • 40th St. Station
  • • 34th St. Station
  • • 30th St. Station
University City is located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the heart of Philadelphia.

Flying to:

  • • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from University City
  • • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from University City
  • • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from University City

Things to see and do in and around University City

Things to do in University City

  • • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • • Philadanco
  • • H. Hunter Lott Jr. Tennis Courts

Other popular University City attractions

  • • Daskalakis athletic Center
  • • The Palestra
  • • Buckley Recreational Field

What to see in University City

  • • University of Pennsylvania
  • • Drexel University
  • • Franklin Field
  • • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • • Lincoln University

When is the best time to visit Philadelphia?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 24°C)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 3°C)
  • • Rainiest months: September, July, August, June (average 109 mm of rainfall)

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