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What's Old City Like?

There's a lot visitors like about Old City, especially its restaurants and historical sites. Travelers like this walkable neighborhood for its museums. Take in some culture at Fireman's Hall and Painted Bride Art Center. There's plenty more to see, including Elfreth's Alley and Cyrus Bustill Marker.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Old City?

We have 80 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' top places to stay in Old City:

Lokal Hotel - Old City

Colonial guestrooms with kitchens, comfy beds
  • • Free WiFi • Central location

Apple Hostels

2-star hostel
  • • Free WiFi • Nightclub • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, an IHG Hotel

Luxury hotel with 2 bars, restaurant
  • • Rooftop terrace • 24-hour front desk • Snack bar • Walkable location

Penn's View Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 14 spa tubs • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Central location

Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing, an IHG Hotel

City-center hotel
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Central location

How to Get to Old City

Old City is located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the heart of Philadelphia.

Flying to:

  • • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from Old City
  • • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), 11 mi (17.6 km) from Old City
  • • Mercer Airport (TTN), 28.2 mi (45.3 km) from Old City

Getting to Old City on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood include:
  • • 2nd St. Station
  • • 5th St. Station

Things to See and Do in and around Old City

What to See in Old City

  • • Elfreth's Alley
  • • Cyrus Bustill Marker
  • • Betsy Ross House
  • • Cherry Street Pier
  • • Christ Church

Things to Do in Old City

  • • Fireman's Hall
  • • Painted Bride Art Center
  • • Arden Theater Company
  • • Franklin Court
  • • National Museum of American Jewish History

Other Popular Old City Attractions

  • • Benjamin Franklin Bridge
  • • Independence Mall
  • • Museum of the American Revolution
  • • Carpenters' Hall
  • • National Liberty Museum

When Is the Best Time to Visit Philadelphia?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 74°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 37°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, March, September, May (average 4 inches of rainfall)

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