Places to Stay Near the Pennsylvania Convention Center

May 6, 2021

Thanks to its centralized location, there are no shortage of hotels in the Convention Center District and surrounding areas, with over 14,000 hotel rooms within a short walk of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The Aloft Philadelphia Downtown occupies the historic Liberty Title Building. Photo courtesy of Aloft Philadelphia Downtown.

Attached to the Pennsylvania Convention Center at the corner of Broad and Arch streets, the Aloft Philadelphia Downtown features 179 loft-inspired guestrooms in the historic Liberty Title Building. The Le Meridien Philadelphia is just one block away and offers sweeping views of Center City in many of its over 200 rooms.

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Photo by B. Buck.

Nearby, you’ll find Philadelphia’s largest hotel, the Marriott Downtown, which boasts 1,408 rooms (including 76 suites), a restaurant, bar and fitness center, and is connected directly to the Pennsylvania Convention Center’s Grand Hall via a sky bridge. Just across Market Street from the Marriott, the Loews Philadelphia Hotel occupies the former home of the 33-story PSFS Building – the nation’s first internationally-designed skyscraper – and features 581 recently remodeled rooms as well as a recently updated spa and fitness center.

Photo by J. Soefer, courtesy of Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City.

One of Philadelphia’s newer hotel options, Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, is found along 12th Street inside the historic and completely renovated Stephen Girard Building. Another newer property, The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection, can be found just off the northeast corner of iconic City Hall, presenting state-of-the-art systems with unique architectural details. The neighboring Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City offers apartment-like suites with apartment-like amenities, including dining and working areas. Additional hotels include the Home2Suites Center City — located across from the historic Reading Terminal Market — as well as those found in and around Chinatown, such as the Hampton Inn Convention Center, Four Points by Sheraton, and Hilton Garden Inn. For a full list of hotels to help you plan your stay, click here.

Many of the hotels listed here also serve as excellent venue options for meetings and events. For resources to help you find a hotel for your next gathering, click here.

Cover photo courtesy of The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection.

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