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Best Philadelphia motels

When can I find the best deals on motels in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is one of the most fascinating cities in America, packed with monumental history sights and topped off with a buzzing blend of craft beer bars and cutting-edge gastronomy. You might think that means it would be hard to find any sort of bargain motel deals, but there are certain times of the year when things get easier on the wallet. Check out stays during the late winter months of January and February, or consider coming in fall, for September and October. Summer and the Christmas vacation period is usually to be avoided, when room rates spike along with traveler numbers.

Top motels in Philadelphia

There's a charming touch of Pennsylvanian character waiting at the Americas Best Value Inn Norristown. Behind the redbrick exterior with its Grecian colonnades, you can settle in simple, homey suites with ensuite bathrooms. Romance is bound to flow at the Inn of the Dove where honeymoon doubles come with flamboyant couples' beds. It's also near the sprawling shopping precincts of Cherry Hill Mall. Then there are the contemporary options at the Red Roof Inn & Suites, which boasts a business center and air conditioning throughout, not to mention proximity to the Wells Fargo Center.

Where are the best areas for motels in Philadelphia?

Because motels are so often found right by the highway, it should hardly come as a surprise that a large chunk of Philadelphia's roadside stays are along Interstate 295. It's a main regional traffic artery, best known as the New Jersey Turnpike, with quick links to the Garden State and Pennsylvania alike. Other convenient spots are on I-95, just a whisker away from the check-in desks of Philadelphia International Airport. And then there are the options near King of Prussia, surrounded by the 276 interstate and immersive colonial-era military sites.

What are motels like in Philadelphia?

Affordable rates herald simple, basic stays in Philadelphia's motels. Focusing on the fundamentals of what's needed from a travel stopover means free WiFi and contemporary rooms with comfortable beds are the norm. Some places also throw in breakfast buffets, which should help you hit the roads and get exploring Pennsylvania's largest city nice and early each morning. Of course, features like on-site parking or self-parking come as standard, with most establishments offering their very own lot. Some motels in Philly also tout business conferencing facilities and computer stations to boot.

How much do motels typically cost in Philadelphia?

One of the great bonuses of opting for a Philadelphia motel over a traditional hotel is the price. You're likely to find that rates in the pads along the popular New Jersey Turnpike hover at between $75 a night and $100 a night. A layover stay by the airport might be even cheaper, because the places along the 95 by Philadelphia International Airport come in at about $70 a night. And it's the same with the establishments by King of Prussia to the north, which also have rates about $60–70 a night.

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