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The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel

3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
+1 215 222 0200


Overall guest ratings

8.9/10 Excellent
based on 782 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • 8.9
  • 4.7

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Wonderful sightseeing


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    Come to the Smart Side of the City and enjoy all the best that Philadelphia has to offer by selecting the The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel as your premier one-stop destination for business meetings, weddings, college reunions, or leisure travel. The Inn at Penn hotel is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in the culturally rich and diverse neighborhood of University City. We have been the proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamonds for the past eight years. And, if you are coming to look at Drexel University, don't worry.we are only a five-minute walk away! Within a short walking distance of the hotel are the world renowned Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Veteran's Administration Hospital and the Wistar Institute. The University of the Sciences is also a short cab ride away. Getting to the Central Business District couldn't be easier. View Philadelphia's spectacular skyline if walking is preferred or ride the bus or trolley which is conveniently located within one block of our front door. All 238 of our guest rooms, including four king suites, were refurbished in 2006 and promise a relaxing and comfortable stay. Each room is complete with superior amenities, including wireless high-speed Internet access and refreshment centers. If recruiting the best and the brightest from the local universities, you will want to reserve one of our 17 Executive Suites for your interviews. After a long day of sightseeing or sitting in meetings, relax in our fitness room featuring state-of-the-art Hilton Fitness by Precor equipment. If you are here for only one night, make sure you have a meal in our award-winning Penne Restaurant and Wine Bar. You won't find better homemade pasta anywhere else in the city. Our pasta is made fresh daily by our Chef along with regional cuisine made with only the freshest ingredients. Our Master Sommelier will be happy to recommend the perfect wine to pair with your meal. You may want to select one of our outstanding wine flights. If your stay allows for multiple nights, make sure you visit some of Philadelphia's more exciting restaurants within walking distance. POD, Destrito, White Dog Café and LaTerrasse are just a few of the many notable restaurants in our neighborhood. University City offers an eclectic array of dining possibilities not found in any other Philadelphia neighborhood. The hotel is the perfect location for your next meeting, conference, reception or special event. With 20,000 square feet of versatile space, combined with our attention to detail, our warm and welcoming staff make us the perfect Philadelphia location for all your needs. We will gladly assist with transportation and sightseeing plans for all our area favorite sites - from University City to Society Hill, Valley Forge to Citizen's Bank Park and much more. So whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, the Hilton Inn at Penn hotel promises you a richly rewarding stay in a warm, inviting atmosphere and comfortable setting. Travel Should Take You Places!

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    • Parking
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Cribs available
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • Coffee shop
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    based on 782 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
      8.8 "88% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 100%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.5 "75% were happy with the room service."
    • 7.8 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% said rooms were clean."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.5 "85% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 258 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Vibe was good."
      7.8 "78% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 7.7 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 336 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
      8.3 "83% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.2 "82% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 5.6 "Average value."

    Overall rating

    9.1 Excellent
    based on 78 reviews
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 109 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Vibe was good."
    • 8.3 "Generally very clean."
      7.9 "79% said rooms were clean."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
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