The Inn at Penn

The Inn at Penn

6 reviews
Ranked #13 in Philadelphia hotels
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3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
Set in the heart of Philadelphia's University of Pennsylvania campus, this hotel is close to the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Penn Museum and the Wharton School of Business. Also nearby is the ... Read more
Philadelphia Zoo and City Center attractions such as City Hall and Reading Terminal Market. This Philadelphia hotel completed a major renovation in 2011 and has a commitment to sustainability/eco practices.

Dining options at Hilton Inn At Penn include three restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day and can be ordered through a smart phone app or on in-room iPad tablets. Recreational amenities include a health club and a fitness facility. This 4.0 star property offers secretarial services, limo/town car service, and audio visual equipment. High speed Internet access is available in public areas. This Philadelphia property has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Business services and concierge services are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, valet parking, and multilingual staff.

There are 243 guestrooms at The Inn At Penn. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms amenities include designer toiletries, bathrobes, and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail. There is are complimentary iPad tablet devices for in-room use and fully integrated "smart desks" for connecting personal devices. Flat-screen HD Televisions have premium cable channels and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, coffee/tea makers, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake up calls. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.

Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 35 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Spa Services
Fitness Center
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Business Center
Cribs Available
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms
Room Service

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The spacious, modern lobby and adjacent "reading room" of the Inn at Penn together have the feel of a prestigious university club. The "reading room" is notable for mahogany cabinets with leather bound volumes and collegiate curios, comfortable, clubby armchairs, a working fireplace and a bar tucked into a corner, which guests can use for parties. There's also lots of light, lending the area an inviting instead of formidable quality. Rooms are spacious, bright and impeccably put together, equipped with iPad and media hub, eclectically appointed. Bathrooms are impeccable as well. You are a block from the heart of the University of Pennsylvania's campus. West Philadelphia (you're on the West side of the Schuylkill River) is worth exploring for ethnic cuisine and wonderful Victorian architecture, and the walk to Center City across the Walnut Street bridge is quick and easy.

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The Inn at Penn is a hotel in the middle of the University of Pennsylvania, mostly there for alumni and students' families I think. It's elegantly decorated in dark woods and carpets and walls. The rooms are comfortable.

I choose the Inn based primarily for its location since I was working nearby.

Recommended for:Family Travellers

Pretty standard Hilton Hotel catering to visitors to Penn. Also houses the Faculty Club. Not sure it's all that, but better than the Sheraton.


A stunningly beautiful hotel in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania campus, right next to the Wharton School of Business. I was so taken aback by the unique design of this place. They merge that scholarly hardwood aura of an Ivy-League professor's study with the finest of luxury accommodations. It's both refined and wonderfully comfortable. As a communications guy, this hotel really catered to my tastes with complimentary in-room IPads and a full media console to adapt personal devices onto a massive HD flat screen. Visiting Philadelphia, I was a little hesitant to stay on campus rather than downtown, but thrilled to find I could get to City Center in minutes. Even walking from the hotel is a reasonable option. Also, there's great restaurant and bar options all around. Would love to try to get back here this summer for the Penn Museum's Maya 2012 exhibit!

Recommended for:Luxury TravellersBusiness Travellers
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Fully renovated hotel directly adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania. Rich wood decor throughout lobby. State of the art rooms, from your ipad that introduces you to the hotel amenities to full services connection for your electronics. Far enough away from the bustle of the historic district but close to transportation to get you there. A healthy walk for those of us that enjoy seeing the sites by foot.

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Great hotel close to the Wharton School of Business


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Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • iPod docking station
Dining & Drinks
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or cafe
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa services on site
  • Health club
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Meeting rooms 18
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Library
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • 24-hour business center
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Down comforter
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Television in common areas
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 245
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Year Built 1999
  • Express check-out
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