The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

3600 Sansom St | Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212  [SEE MAP]Philadelphia, PA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

3600 Sansom St | Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212  [SEE MAP]Philadelphia, PA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Described as more of a boutique Hilton property, with excellent service
Slightly removed from the city center and top attractions

If you are looking for a taste of the Ivy League, The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel, is at your service. On the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the hotel has 245 rooms. Accommodations feature both luxurious and modern amenities, including flat-screen TVs, minifridges and even Apple iPads with hotel service request software. The hotel is home to two eateries and a lounge: The Italian Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar, the University Club (which offers breakfast) and the Living Room. Recent patrons describe the entrees and service at Penne as both top-notch. Planning on doing some sightseeing while in town? You'll find the 34th Street subway station nearby, and it can shuttle you into downtown Philly. Keep in mind, Hilton Honors members can earn or redeem points here.

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Location
Philadelphia, PA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 245 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples, Groups

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating
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Critic Reviews

Critic Reviews

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1476 have reviewed the The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1476 reviews 4.5 (based on 1476 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms

The rooms and suites share a comfortable, contemporary style complete with local artwork showing off campus scenes. In-room amenities in each room include an iPad, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, a laptop-sized safe and a clock radio, among other features.

    Standard room size300 square feet

    • Internet (free)
    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Wireless Internet
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    Location & Parking

    The Inn at Penn is located within the University City neighborhood on the campus of the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania. Just west of downtown Philly, the hotel is best suited for those visiting UPenn students or the area's prestigious hospital, though there are public transit options to bring travelers into the city.
    • Amtrak station is less than 1 mile east
    • Hotel is 9 miles north of Philadelphia International Airport
    • 24-hour valet parking ($43)
    • 24-hour self-parking
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

    • Grocery store
    • Movie theater
    • Theater
    • Shopping
    • Bus stop
    • Train station
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Restaurants
    • Beach

    Dining

    Dining

    The University Club is the hotel's go-to breakfast spot, with a bountiful buffet of breakfast favorites. Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar is open for lunch and dinner and features Italian-inspired dishes. There is also the Living Room, which is the hotel's lounge that serves cocktails.

      Number of restaurants2

      Cuisine TypesItalian, American

      • Fine dining
      • Casual dining
      • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
      • Bar/lounge
      • Room service
      • 24-hour room service
      • Free breakfast

      Spa

      Spa

      The hotel does not have a spa, but in-room massages can be arranged.

        Services offered:

        • Massage
        • Facial
        • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
        • Salon services
        • Outdoor treatment area
        • Steam room
        • Sauna

        Kids

        Kids

        While staying on-site, guests can bed down in adjoining rooms and borrow high chairs and cribs.
          • Kids club
          • Cribs
          • High chairs

          Fitness

          Fitness

          The Inn at Penn has a fitness center with basic cardio equipment, such as treadmills and ellipticals, and a few weight machines.
            • Weight equipment
            • Cardio equipment
            • Yoga mats
            • Free fitness classes
            • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
            • Bicycles
            • Tennis
            • Guided runs
            • Paddle boats
            • Motor boats

            Business

            Business

            There is 17,000 square feet of event space, including the Grand Ballroom, a conference center, boardrooms and pre-function space. Multimedia equipment is available for rental and an on-site technician can assist with setup.

              Number of meeting rooms10

              • Business center
              • Meeting rooms
              • Meeting and event planners available

              Wedding

              Wedding

              Weddings and related events can be hosted at The Inn at Penn. The Woodlands Ballroom is the most popular venue and can hold 450 guests for a reception.

                Maximum wedding guest capacity450

                • Hotel hosts weddings
                • Outdoor space for weddings
                • Wedding planners available

                Editor’s note: Hotel information is updated periodically. If this is your property and you notice any inaccuracies, please let us know.

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