Hotels in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

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New Kensington overview

New Kensington is a budget-friendly place unique for its zoo and shops. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. PNC Park and Heinz Field are popular places to visit. New Kensington is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in New Kensington

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, New Kensington has options to suit everyone's style. There are 150 hotels in the New Kensington area and you can shop as many as 35 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 39 2-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night
  • • 88 3-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 18 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night
  • • 2 5-star hotels with an average price of $189 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 31205 user reviews of New Kensington hotels: Quality Inn

How to get to New Kensington

Fly in to Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from downtown New Kensington. Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

What to see around New Kensington

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Harmarville Blade Runners Ice Complex
  • • Steel City Raceway
  • • Frick Park
  • • Petersen Events Center
  • • Civic Arena
Known for its zoo, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Fun Fest Entertainment Center
  • • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
  • • Wildwood Highlands
  • • Kennywood
  • • Sandcastle Water Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills
  • • Pittsburgh Mills Mall
  • • Monroeville Mall
  • • The Waterfront
  • • Ross Park Mall
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • University of Pittsburgh
  • • Carnegie Mellon University
  • • PNC Park
  • • Heinz Field
  • • Monongahela Incline

When to visit New Kensington

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 54°F day, 18°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 31°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 20°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.6 inches
  • • April-June: 11.7 inches
  • • July-September: 11.9 inches
  • • October-December: 9.6 inches