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What's University City Like?

There's a lot visitors like about University City, especially its restaurants. Enjoy the neighborhood'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 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are some of our travelers' favorite places to stay in University City:

The Study at University City

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

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City

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

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

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

How to Get to University City

Traveling to University City by Train

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

Getting to University City on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood 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 Intl. 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–Mercer Airport (TTN), 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 75°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 38°F)
  • • Rainiest months: September, July, August, June (average 4 inches of rainfall)

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