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Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel Phone: 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

An On-Campus University City Hotel in Philadelphia 

Sheraton Philadelphia University City is located in Philadelphia's vibrant University City neighborhood on the campus of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. Our Philadelphia hotel is just steps from Drexel University, Amtrak's 30th Street Station and the three hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Guests enjoy convenient access to downtown and the convention and historic districts of Center City Philadelphia. We are also within walking distance from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Presbyterian Medical Center.

Explore the Sights of Philadelphia

Explore the City of Brotherly Love and the rich history of America. Our hotel is minutes from iconic attractions like Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell, and the Franklin Institute. Explore the Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the U of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hotel Location Map

Getting Here & Parking

Philadelphia Hotel Parking
Sheraton Philadelphia University City has an ideal location near several bus and train stations, including the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA). The hotel offers overnight guest parking at $25 per day with in and out privileges. For information and rates on our self-parking garage on Chestnut Street, call 215-387-8000, ext. 604.

Philadelphia Hotel Parking Information

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.

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.

Parking Garage Address and Phone Number:

3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
215-387-8000, ext. 604
The entrance for the parking garage is located on 36th Street (between Market and Chestnut).

Airport & Transportation

  • 30th Street Amtrak Station - 0.37 miles
  • SEPTA Bus Route 21 on Walnut Street - 1 block
  • SEPTA Market Frankford Line - 3 blocks
  • Philadelphia International Airport - 10 miles

Getting Around Philadelphia

There are many transportation options in the City of Brotherly Love. Our staff would be happy to help you find the best option during your stay.

Enterprise Rental Car

  • Mon - Fri, 8AM - 6PM
  • Saturday, 9AM - Noon
  • Closed Sunday
  • Contact: 215-387-3823
  • Enterprise is adjacent to the hotel on 36th Street

30th Street Station/Amtrak Philadelphia

  • Hours: 24 hours
  • SEPTA Regional Rail Line connections to the Philadelphia suburban area can also be made here.
  • New Jersey Transit provides service to New Jersey.
  • 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.
  • The station is within walking distance from the hotel (7 blocks)


  • 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.
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • Fare information: 215-580-7800

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

  • Travel Distance to Hotel: Approximately 7.0 miles

Options for getting to and from hotel include:


  • Fee: $28 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 baggage claim at each terminal.

Lady Liberty Shuttle Van

  • Fee: $10 per adult
  • Hours: Sun - Sat, 7AM - 11PM
  • 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)
  • Independence Pass: $11 (one day unlimited)
  • Hours: 5:09AM - 12:09AM
  • Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Connects all airport terminals with 30th Street Amtrak Station

To City Center/Downtown Philadelphia

  • Travel Distance: Approximately 1.6 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:



  • 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 (one day unlimited)

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

  • Fare: $2 (cash - exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), one day
  • Independence Pass: $11 (one day unlimited)

Philadelphia's 30th Street Station Railway: Amtrak/SEPTA/New Jersey Transit

  • Travel Distance to Hotel: Approximately 0.37 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:


  • 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 (one day unlimited)

SEPTA Market Frankford Line(to 69th Street Transportation Center)

  • Exit at 34th Street
  • Walk  3 blocks to 36th & Chestnut Streets
  • Fare: $2 (cash - exact fare required), token ($1.55 each), one day
  • Independence Pass: $11 (one day unlimited)

Philadelphia Attractions

  • Institute of Contemporary Art - 0.1 mile
  • University Square Shops - 0.1 mile
  • Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - 0.1 mile
  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology &
  • Anthropology - 0.25 mile
  • World Café Live - 0.25 mile
  • The Wharton School - 0.5 mile
  • Philadelphia Zoo - 1 mile
  • Mutter Museum - 1 mile
  • The Franklin Institute - 1.2 miles
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 1.4 mile
  • Philadelphia City Center - 1.6 miles
  • Please Touch Museum - 1.9 miles
  • Fairmount Park - 2miles
  • Reading Terminal Market - 2.6 miles
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 2.8 miles
  • Independence Hall - 3.4 miles
  • National Constitution Center - 3.4 miles
  • Historic District - 3 miles
  • Betsy Ross House - 3.4 miles
  • Liberty Bell - 3.4 miles
  • Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia Eagles) - 5 miles
  • Citizen's Bank Park ( Phillies) - 6 miles
  • Wells Fargo Center (76ers and Flyers) - 6 miles
  • Adventure Aquarium - 6.2 miles

Philadelphia Universities & Hospitals

  • University of Pennsylvania - 0.1 mile
  • Drexel University - 0.1 mile
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - 0.3 miles
  • Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College - 0.3 miles
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 0.3 miles
  • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia - 0.5 mile
  • Temple University - 2 miles
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