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Luxury Philadelphia University Hotel

Staying with us is a smart move, since we’re conveniently located less than a mile from the University of Pennsylvania campus, and just a short distance from other prestigious Philly schools, like Drexel and Temple University Whether you're visiting for academics or exploration, our hotel is your ideal choice in the heart of University City, a vibrant area that not only hosts top hospitals and medical campuses but is also brimming with exciting entertainment and dining hot spots. When it comes to acing your lodging exam, you know where to stay - Kimpton Palomar Philadelphia, the perfect hotel near Temple University and other educational institutions in Philadelphia.

University of Pennsylvania

This Ivy League college founded by Benjamin Franklin was America’s first university and boasts a number of historic buildings in a variety of architectural styles, making it the perfect destination to explore while enjoying our convenient university accommodations.

(215) 898-5000

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Drexel University

In University City, this college was founded in 1891 to focus on practical learning and hands-on education. From Drexel Park, catch great views of the Philadelphia skyline, all while enjoying the comforts of our distinguished Drexel University hotel.

(215) 895-2000

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Temple University

A large bronze owl, the university’s mascot, sits at the center of Temple’s main campus in North Philadelphia, offering wisdom to all who pass by. It's the perfect spot for guests at our nearby Temple University hotel to explore and soak in the campus ambiance.

(215) 204-7000

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

As the first art school in the country (it opened in 1805), PAFA fittingly houses a notable collection of American art in its museum.

(215) 972-7600

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Saint Joseph’s University

On St. Joe’s campus, don’t miss the Gothic revival–style Barbelin Hall, featuring gargoyles, limestone carvings and a 165-foot-tall bell tower.

(610) 660-1000

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University of the Arts

In Center City, this storied arts school facilitates cross-disciplinary study, so painters can learn guitar and dancers can minor in creative writing.

(215) 717-6000

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