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AKA University City, Philadelphia

4-star4 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
2929 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, United States of America

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near University of Pennsylvania
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
From 160 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • This hotel is one of the best new hotels in Philly. It is exquisitely designed, has…Sep 17, 2019
  • Loved this hotel! Great location in walking distance to many things! The rooms are very…Aug 10, 2019

AKA University City, Philadelphia

from $245
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Premium Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (with Den)
  • Penthouse, 1 Bedroom (with Den)
  • Penthouse, 1 Bedroom
  • Penthouse, 1 Bedroom (with Library)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (with Library)
  • Premium Penthouse, 1 Bedroom
  • Premium Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Premium Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms
  • Penthouse (Studio)
  • Studio

What’s around AKA University City, Philadelphia


  • In University City
  • University of Pennsylvania - 1 min walk
  • Drexel University - 8 min walk
  • Rittenhouse Square - 13 min walk
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 14 min walk
  • Ben Franklin National Memorial - 19 min walk
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 21 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 29 min walk

Getting around

  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 21 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 29 min drive
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) - 44 min drive
  • Philadelphia 30th St Station - 7 min walk
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 12 min walk
  • Philadelphia 49th Street Station - 5 min drive
  • 30th St. Station - 7 min walk
  • 34th St. Station - 13 min walk
  • City Hall Station - 22 min walk
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 133 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking *


  • Free area shuttle

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen

AKA University City, Philadelphia’s small print

Also known as

  • AKA University City Hotel
  • AKA Hotel
  • AKA University City Hotel
  • AKA University City Philadelphia
  • AKA University City Hotel Philadelphia

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 26.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 251 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
WOW!!!! AMAZING!!! Love this hotel and the restaurant downstairs is very good with excellent food. Highly recommendable.
Debbie, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
AKA All The Way
The staff could not have been more accommodating. This was my second stay in less then 10 days...I will definitely be going back...
J.H., us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
One night stay in the sky
The place was very updated, view was amazing, it was very clean and I had a great experience
usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was great
Kenneth, usTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
AKA is my family’s new go to hotel spot!
Best hotel I’ve ever stayed in!! Beds are so comfortable. Very clean and roomy.
Kimberly, usRomance trip

AKA University City, Philadelphia

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