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Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

With a stay at Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Philadelphia, steps from Institute of Contemporary Art and minutes from University of Pennsylvania.

This hotel is close to Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall.

Make yourself at home in one of the 332 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania, the 20-story Sheraton University City hotel is 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. A 6th-floor outdoor, seasonal pool offers pleasant views of the University City neighborhood, and express check-in and check-out are available. WiFi is complimentary in the lobby area.

Overnight guests receive complimentary access to the 24-hour fitness center. Other hotel amenities include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, 2 coffee shops/cafés, and room service. Garage parking is available for a surcharge.

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel is entirely smoke-free.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Year Built 1975 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 332 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 20 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Desk 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 

Where to Eat

Sang Kee Noodle House - Restaurant has a bar and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

A seasonal, outdoor pool with views of the surrounding area is located on the sixth floor.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 80 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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