Philadelphia Hotel - Directions & Transportation

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel has an ideal location which makes it perfect for those planning a Philadelphia vacation or business trip. Philadelphia tourist attractions, universities, and transportation outlets are also near the hotel. For questions about Philadelphia directions, maps, and more, the hotel staff will be happy to assist you.
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  Philadelphia Hotel Parking Rates.

For our overnight guests of Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel, parking is currently $25 per day with in/out privileges. (Rates are subject to change without notice.)  Upon check-in, you will receive a parking pass and the nightly fee will be posted to your guest room account. Our Philadelphia parking garage is a self-park facility. Valet parking is not available. An unloading area is available immediately upon entrance into the garage on the right side. Guests may check-in and unload their vehicle in this area prior to parking inside the garage.  Please connect with our Parking Department at 215-387-8000, ext. 604 with any inquiries.

As of September 1, 2011, Hourly Hotel Parking Rates: 

  • Up to 1 hour $8
  • Up to 2 hours $10
  • Up to 3 hours $12
  • Up to 4 hours $14
  • Up to 12 hours $24
  • Up to 24 hours $32

Please note that there is metered street parking available in the area for day use; however, it is not available for overnight use and the Philadelphia Parking Authority will ticket vehicles.
For guests using a GPS, please use our street address: 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104.
The entrance for the parking garage is located on 36th Street (between Market and Chestnut).
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Parking Garage Address and Phone Number:

3549 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA  19104

215-387-8000, ext. 604

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hotel Location Map Philadelphia Driving Directions From Philadelphia International Airport
  • Upon exiting the airport, follow I-76 West/Route 291 towards Central Philadelphia.
  • Follow route 291 over the bridge and make a left at the traffic light onto 26th Street.
  • Continue on 26th Street for .8 mile, which becomes I-76 West.
  • Follow I-76 West to Exit #345 (30th Street Station Exit).
  • Turn left at the second light onto Market Street.
  • Follow Market Street for 6 blocks to 36th Street.
  • Turn left on 36th Street and the hotel parking garage entrance will be 1 block ahead on the left.
From the East
  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit #4 (Cherry Hill/Philadelphia).
  • Take State Route 73 North to Interstate 295 South.
  • Follow I-295 South to Exit #26 for I-76 West. Follow I-76 West over the Walt Whitman Bridge and continue on I-76 West to Exit #345 (30th Street Station Exit).
  • Turn left at the second traffic light onto Market Street and follow for 6 blocks.
  • Then turn left onto 36th Street.
  • The hotel/parking garage entrance will be 1 block on the left.
From the North
  • Take Interstate 95 South to Interstate 676 West (Exit #22).
  • Follow I-676 for 2.6 miles to Interstate 76 East (towards International Airport).
  • Merge to the right off the ramp for Exit #345 (30th Street Station Exit).
  • Follow the ramp around 30th Street Station to Market Street.
  • Turn right on Market Street and follow for 6 blocks to 36th Street.
  • Turn left on 36th Street and continue for 1 block.
  • The hotel parking garage entrance is on the left.
From the West
  • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Interstate 76E (Exit #326).
  • Follow I-76E to the 30th Street Station Exit (#345).
  • Follow the ramp around the train station to Market Street.
  • Turn right on Market and follow for 6 blocks to 36th Street.
  • Turn left on 36th Street.
  • The hotel/parking garage entrance is 1 block ahead on the left.
From the South
  • Take Interstate 95 North to I-76 West/Route 291 (Exit #13).
  • Follow route 291 over the bridge and make a left at the traffic light onto 26th Street.
  • Follow 26th Street for 0.8 mile, which becomes I-76 W.
  • Follow I-76 West to Exit #345 (30th Street Station Exit).
  • Turn left at the second light onto Market Street.
  • Follow Market Street for 6 blocks to 36th Street.
  • Turn left on 36th Street and the hotel/parking garage entrance will be 1 block ahead on the left.
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Getting to Sheraton Philadelphia University City--Transportation Options

  • Philadelphia's 30th Street Station Railway: Amtrak/SEPTA/New Jersey Transit
    Travel Distance to Hotel: Approximately 0.6 km/0.37 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

         Taxi 

      • Fee: approximately $5
      • Hours: 24 hours

     SEPTA Bus Route 21 on Walnut Street (to 69th Street Transportation Center).  Exit at 36th Street.  Walk 1 block to Chestnut Street.

      • Fare:  $2 (cash--exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), One Day Independence Pass ($11.00--good for one day of unlimited ravel)
      • Hours:  www.septa.org

         SEPTA Market Frankford Line (to 69th Street Transportation Center).  Exit at 34th Street Station.  Walk 3 blocks to 36th and Chestnut     Streets.

      • Fare:  $2 (cash--exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), One Day Independence Pass ($11.00--good for one day of unlimited ravel)
      • Hours:  www.septa.org

 

  •  Philadelphia Airport: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
    Travel Distance to Hotel: Approximately 11.27 km/7.0 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

          Taxi

      • Fee: $28.50 for 1 person (flat rate), $29.50 for 2 people (flat rate)
      • Hours: 24 hours
      • Travel Time: approximately 20 minutes
      • A taxi stand is located immediately outside of baggage claim at each terminal.

          Lady Liberty Shuttle Van

      • Fee: $10 per adult
      • Hours: Sunday - Saturday 7 AM - 11 PM
      • Travel Time: approximately 30-45 minutes
      • In baggage claim at each terminal, there is a ground transportation desk. The attendant will assist you in connecting with Lady Liberty to secure service. The approximate wait time is 15 minutes for a van. You must have your luggage prior to securing service.

         SEPTA Regional Rail Airport Line

      • Fare:  $7 (cash--pay on board train), One Day Independence Pass ($11.00--good for one day of unlimited travel)
      • Hours:  5:09 AM - 12:09 AM
      • Travel Time:  approximately 30 minutes
      • Connects all airport terminals with 30th Street Amtrak Station

 

  • To Center City/Downtown Philadelphia:
    Travel Distance: Approximately 2.57 km/1.6 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
         Cab 
      • Fee: approximately $2
      • Hours: 24 hours

          SEPTA Bus Route 21 on Chestnut Street (to Penn's Landing)

      • Fare:  $2 (cash--exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), One Day Independence Pass ($11.00--good for one day of unlimited ravel)
      • Hours:  www.septa.org

         SEPTA Market Frankford Line 34th Street Station (to Frankford Transportation Center).

      • Fare:  $2 (cash--exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), One Day Independence Pass ($11.00--good for one day of unlimited ravel)
      • Hours:  www.septa.org

 

  • Getting Around Philadelphia

    By Rental Car
    • Enterprise Rent A Car
      • Hours of operation
        • Monday - Friday 8 AM - 6 PM
        • Saturday 9 AM - Noon
        • Sunday Closed
      • Contact: (215) 387-3823
      • Enterprise car rental agency is adjacent to the Hotel on 36th Street.

     By Train

    • 30th Street Station/AMTRAK, Philadelphia
      • Hours: 24 hours
      • 30th Street Station in Philadelphia features Amtrak and Metroliner service to all Amtrak Destinations. Subway connections to the hotel and the suburban area can also be made here. Acela high-speed service to major east coast cities is available from Philadelphia.
      • SEPTA Regional Rail Line connections to the Philadelphia suburban area can also be made here.
      • New Jersey Transit provides service to New Jersey.
      • The station is within walking distance from the hotel (7 blocks).

      SEPTA

    • The region's public transportation provider offers a convenient and low cost way to see the best of the City and surrounding area using bus, trolley, subway, and regional rail service.  For fare, schedule and Visitor on the Go information:

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Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Located at
3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Phone: 215-387-8000 Fax: 215-387-7920
Email: sheraton@sheruniv.com
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