The city at the Delaware River is one of the most abundant with history in the U.S. Philadelphia’s hotels provide for comfort and hospitality.
Near your Philadelphia hotel you will find Philadelphia City Hall, which, at 167 m (548 ft), including the statue of the city’s founder, William Penn, is the world's tallest masonry building.
From the top of this building you will have a tremendous view over Philadelphia with its sights and hotels. If you are staying at a hotel in South Philadelphia we recommend you to take a stroll around the nearby Italian Market, which has attracted Philadelphia hotel guests for more than 100 years.
In the Independence National Historical Park, which can be reached easily from your hotel, you will find Philadelphia’s most important buildings.
While staying at a hotel in Philadelphia you should see the Independence Hall, where, back in 1776, the United States Declaration of Independence was signed.
Your next stop would be Independence Square, where this famous document was read out. You should also experience the Lights of Liberty show, which is taking place at the break of dawn and will let you relive the history of Philadelphia.
If your hotel is located near Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway you should look around the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You may book a stay at the “Eastern State Penitentiary” hotel, where you will get an insight into the penal system of the 19th century.
Philadelphia’s hotels will be frequently fully booked while the city is celebrating Independence Day (4th July) with fireworks and parades.
Total population: 1,448,394 (July 2006)
Postal codes: 19019 - 19255