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Stay Alfred at The Granary
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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4.2/5Excellent! (88 reviews)

"I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the apartment and the central Philadelphia location of the property. The bathroom was well stocked The bed was comfortable. The remainder of the furniture (two chairs and a sofa couch) were not.. The main tv did not work but not a big deal because tv in general ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 25, 2020

Stay Alfred at The Granary
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
3.5 out of 5
1.2 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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CA $169
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Apr 19 - Apr 20
3.8/5Good! (1,155 reviews)

"Breakfast was not great seemed dirty Did not like 56 a night to park"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
Rodin Square Flats by Barsala
4 out of 5
0.5 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Responsible, clean and spacious apartment. A great alternative to typical /basic hotel room. While I did not have an issue or need to reach out for a customer service related issue, I did receive several text to make sure all ways OK with check in and out and my overall stay. Simple and quick check ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 29, 2020

Rodin Square Flats by Barsala
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
1.2 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,302 reviews)

"I loved the location and the decor. I didn’t like how small the bathroom was. Food was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Windsor Suites
4 out of 5
1.3 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
CA $143
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
4.4/5Excellent! (4,947 reviews)

"Full kitchen stocked with dishes, pots, and pans. Dining table."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 1, 2020

The Windsor Suites
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.1 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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CA $150
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Apr 18 - Apr 19
3.8/5Good! (5,199 reviews)

"Amazing place I would definitely stay there again. The bed was comfortable the shower was amazing"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Best Western Plus Philadelphia Convention Center Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1.4 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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CA $114
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Apr 10 - Apr 11
4/5Very Good! (1,687 reviews)

"The property is nice, clean and convenient to downtown Philadelphia but its been built in an area that's being gentrified. There is a homeless shelter half a block away that is unnoticeable until later in the evening. I was going to park my car at the hotel's recommended parking lot and in the process ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Best Western Plus Philadelphia Convention Center Hotel
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
4 out of 5
1.6 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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4.3/5Excellent! (3,206 reviews)

"ALL the staff - front desk, concierge, housekeeping, room service, parking - were very friendly and very helpful. Great location. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
4 out of 5
1.9 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
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CA $158
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Apr 18 - Apr 19
4.2/5Very Good! (3,878 reviews)

"With the cost of the hotel, it would have been nice if the wifi was free"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 24, 2020

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Pod Philly
3.5 out of 5
1.6 km from Eastern State Penitentiary
CA $126
per night
Apr 7 - Apr 8
4.5/5Wonderful! (487 reviews)

"I enjoyed my stay here. It’s beautiful and convenient."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

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Eastern State Penitentiary is located in a vibrant area of Philadelphia known for its popular art scene and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 110 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Eastern State Penitentiary

Choose from 72 hotels and accommodations within a mile of Eastern State Penitentiary, including these picks:

  • Philadelphia 201 Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and dining options.
  • Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location.
  • The Windsor Suites: This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Things to See and Do Near Eastern State Penitentiary

After you've visited Eastern State Penitentiary, you can explore the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, or Academy of Natural Sciences. Rittenhouse Square, Liberty Bell Center, and Independence Hall are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can catch a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, BB&T Pavilion, and Academy of Music.

Philadelphia Zoo, Drexel University, and Reading Terminal Market are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Temple University, located 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Eastern State Penitentiary, or University of Pennsylvania which is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

Traveling around Eastern State Penitentiary

With so many ways to get around, exploring the area around Eastern State Penitentiary is a breeze. You can take advantage of metro transit at Erie Station, Allegheny Station, and Hunting Park Station. If you want to see more of the area, jump aboard a train from North Philadelphia Station, Philadelphia North Broad Street Station, or Philadelphia Allegheny Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Eastern State Penitentiary?
Eastern State Penitentiary is located in a vibrant area of Philadelphia known for its popular art scene and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 272 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Eastern State Penitentiary?
The Windsor Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Eastern State Penitentiary. Other good options within a short distance include Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown and Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Eastern State Penitentiary, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals available near Eastern State Penitentiary.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Eastern State Penitentiary?
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What can I see and do near Eastern State Penitentiary?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, or Academy of Natural Sciences. Some landmarks that you won’t want to miss include Rittenhouse Square, Liberty Bell Center, and Independence Hall. You can catch a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, BB&T Pavilion, and Academy of Music.
How can I get to Eastern State Penitentiary?
Local metro stations include Fairmount Station and Girard Station. If you’d like to explore around the area nearby, you may want a car rental for your journey.

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