Best Hotels for a Layover in Philadelphia

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Hotel stays in cities spark new adventures, even if you have visited the city in the past or on a layover. In Philadelphia, there is always something new to experience. As this destination continues to grow and become a more common travel stop on travelers’ itineraries, choose from these boutique hotels on your next visit.

Airport Access with Amenities

Choose a room one mile away from Philadelphia’s International Airport, which will keep you close to transportation yet feel like a hotel in its own world. The Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport offers luxury suites with access to an outdoor and indoor pool. Room amenities include signature Sheraton Four Comfort Beds, premium cable TV channels, and complimentary internet. Guests can enjoy the on-site Café Rusto restaurant, which serves meals throughout the day. The complimentary shuttle is available for transport to nearby attractions, such as the Philadelphia Convention Center, Historic District, and King of Prussia Mall. Rates begin in the low $100s per night.

Affordability and Comfort

Located near our first hotel mentioned, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport offers budget-friendly prices beginning at $85 per night. For such a low price, the contemporary hotel grounds come with over 100 rooms, a 24/7 business center, free parking, and a complimentary airport shuttle. Rooms come with signature Dream Well beds, extra pillows, kitchenettes, and sofa beds. Upgrade to a suite for a separate sitting quarter and extra kitchen amenities. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast daily in the lobby along with free coffee throughout the day. With attractions close by, such as the Liberty Bell, sightseeing is fast and easily accessible.

Suites Only to Love

If you are looking for a hotel which will guarantee you a suite at low cost, book a room at the Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport. At this suites-only hotel, guests will enjoy spacious floor plans, separate living room areas, and signature Sweet Sleeper beds. All suites come equipped with wet bars, Starbucks coffee, and work desks larger than the norm. Amenities include an indoor pool, on-site volleyball, and two restaurants for dining and evening drinks. Guests can take the complimentary shuttle to the airport and catch the nearby Metro to explore the city. Pets are welcome. Room rates begin at $149 per night.

Downtown Living

For those who prefer to stay in the downtown area, even on a short layover, choose the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia City Center. This modern hotel boats a trusted name and is worth the trip to downtown Philadelphia. Located on the Avenue of the Arts, rooms come with city views, mini-fridges, PlayStation gaming stations, and luxury toiletries. Amenities include the rooftop atrium pool, free continental breakfast, complimentary evening hors d’oeurves and a sun deck. Business travelers can book meetings in seven conference rooms. Couples can hold weddings and other parties in two ballrooms. Attractions include the Theatre District, which can be reached on foot. Room rates begin at $169 per night.

Whether you choose to stay near the airport or venture to the center of the city, these Philadelphia hotels have it all to make it a memorable experience.

*This post is part of the Hipmunk Boutique Hotels Campaign.