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Room type

Traditional Room

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Get an overview of this hotelPhiladelphia hotel near U Penn and Drexel

On U of Penn campus

Adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, this Sheraton is within walking distance of Children's Hospital, the hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, and 30th Street Amtrak Station.

Swim with a view

Amenities include an outdoor, seasonal pool with views of University City, a 24-hour business center, 10 meeting rooms, and complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby area.

Contemporary flair

Guestrooms offer Sheraton Sweet Sleeper signature bedding along with wireless Internet access, flat-panel TVs with premium cable channels, and free local calls.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania, the 20-story Sheraton University City hotel is 2.5 miles from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. A sixth-floor outdoor, seasonal pool offers pleasant views of the University City neighborhood, and express check-in and check-out are available. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the lobby area.

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

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel is entirely smoke-free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Climate control 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed 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.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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