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Aka University City

2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

+1 215 372 9000

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based on 164 reviews

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Located less than a 10-minute walk from 22nd Street SEPTA Trolley Station, AKA University City provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Philadelphia. It also offers an indoor pool, valet parking and a 24-hour reception. This 4-star hotel provides laundry facilities, a games room and room service. It also offers conference rooms, a shuttle service and a lift. AKA University City has 268 well-appointed rooms that are filled with a range of essential facilities to ensure guests have an enjoyable stay. The area around the hotel has a variety of cafés and restaurants. It is also within walking distance of University of Pennsylvania, Rittenhouse Square and Benjamin Franklin.

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  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Wine glasses
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining table


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Sofa
  • Telephone


  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool with a view

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Game room


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Aka University City

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2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104


University of Pennsylvania0.5 mi
Rittenhouse Square0.6 mi
Historic City Hall1.0 mi
Philadelphia Convention Center1.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Walnut Street Cafe0.0 mi
Level 280.1 mi
World Cafe Live0.1 mi
Matt & Marie's Modern Italian0.2 mi

Traveler Reviews

ExcellentBased on 164 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Quality Amazing view Amazing fitness center. (in 47 reviews)
  • Great view spacious suite (in 41 reviews)
  • "Helpful staff, attentive and friendly." (in 28 reviews)
Cons -
  • Pool was closed for 3 days while staying. (in 2 reviews)
  • "Nothing really, it would be nitpicking" (in 2 reviews)
  • We took out 2 and 3 year old. (in 1 review)

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, Aka University City does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Philadelphia for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Philadelphia guests staying in Aka University City is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes, Aka University City has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • The city center nearest to Aka University City is Philadelphia, which is 1.6 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Philadelphia Convention Center, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 215 372 9000.

  • Yes, Aka University City has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Aka University City. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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