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Relaxing 2BR Retreat in the Art Museum District of Philadelphia
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Great location near museums. Has potential with minor fix-ups needed.

"We stayed at this property in late December, visiting family who live nearby so it was a very good location for us (we chose this particular property based only on location). The hosts were very responsive and accommodating to several date changes we made (although all were within the cancellation ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2018

Relaxing 2BR Retreat in the Art Museum District of Philadelphia
New Brewerytown apt 3rd fl
0.5 km from Philadelphia Zoo
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Comfortable

"Lakia’s place was comfortable and clean. I really enjoyed my stay. Would stay again and recommend to a friend."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

New Brewerytown apt 3rd fl
Brewerytown Loft!! Perfect for You!
0.9 km from Philadelphia Zoo
The price is CA $102 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Great loft!

"We had a great stay! La'Kia is very responsive and helpful. Property as described and has everything you need for a nice , simple weekend. We found street parking pretty easily and the location was convenient for getting lyft/uber around city but we did not do much in the actual neighborhood except ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 27, 2019

Brewerytown Loft!! Perfect for You!
💖 37% Discount! Long Term Stay, Free Parking 💖
Outstanding Fairmount Duplex! 4 Bed! Sleeps 12!
Stylish Studio, Walk to Dexel, Upenn, Chop, Usmle, HUP
Great 3 Bedroom 3 bath - Fully furnished and great location
Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
1.1 km from Philadelphia Zoo
The price is CA $238 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (109 reviews)

"Cozy and charming B&B! Very well maintained! Delicious breakfast and a great location. The owners are very nice and told us all about the history of the house and the neighborhood! The house is over 150 years old but the rooms have all modern day amenities without loosing the feeling you are transported ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.9 km from Philadelphia Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $184 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"It was very clean and the staff were very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 17, 2020

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Homewood Suites by Hilton University City
3 out of 5
2 km from Philadelphia Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $201 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (803 reviews)

"It was great clean room I'll be back."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 18, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City
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Philadelphia Zoo is located in a vibrant area of Philadelphia known for its popular art scene and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 37 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Things to See and Do Near Philadelphia Zoo

While you're in town visiting Philadelphia Zoo, you can explore the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, or Academy of Natural Sciences. Explore notable local landmarks like Rittenhouse Square, Liberty Bell Center, and Independence Hall. You can check out the local talent at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, BB&T Pavilion, and Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you can plan a visit to Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania. You might also stop by Temple University, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Philadelphia Zoo, or Reading Terminal Market which is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.

Traveling around Philadelphia Zoo

With so many choices for transportation, seeing all of the area near Philadelphia Zoo is a breeze. You can walk to nearby metro stations including 52nd St. Station, 56th St. Station, and 46th St. Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Philadelphia Wynnefield Avenue Station, Philadelphia Bala Station, or Philadelphia Overbrook Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Philadelphia Zoo?
Philadelphia Zoo 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 60 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Philadelphia Zoo?
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Philadelphia Zoo. Other good choices within 5 miles include Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square and Homewood Suites by Hilton University City.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Philadelphia Zoo, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available near Philadelphia Zoo.
What can I see and do near Philadelphia Zoo?
You’ll want to browse the collections at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Penn’s Landing, and Mutter Museum. Some landmarks that you won’t want to miss include Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, and Rocky Steps. You can catch a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, BB&T Pavilion, and Mann Center for the Performing Arts.
How can I get to Philadelphia Zoo?
With so many choices for transportation, seeing the area around Philadelphia Zoo is a breeze. You can walk to nearby metro stations including 52nd St. Station, 56th St. Station, and 46th St. Station. If you’re taking a train into town, Philadelphia Wynnefield Avenue Station, Philadelphia Bala Station, and Philadelphia Overbrook Station are the closest train stations to West Philadelphia.

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