Hotels in Philadelphia That Allow 18-Year-Olds to Check-In

By: Alexander Backus
Updated: December 5, 2023

Philadelphia is a popular place for tourists, and whether you go to museums, aquariums, or sporting events, you need a place to sleep.

Fortunately, there are a lot of places where 18-year-olds can check themselves in.

Hotels in Philadelphia with 18+ Check-In

4 Star Hotels:

1. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

This is an ideal location if you want to go to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, which is 1,050 feet away. You'll also be the same distance away from Reading Terminal Market.

This is also a smoke-free hotel, so you'll never have to worry about a room smelling like smoke.

  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Private Parking
  • Currency Exchange
  • Convenience store on-site

2. Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, an IHG Hotel

Here's a perfect spot for tourists to stay. You'll be 300 feet from Independence Hall. You also have a short walk to the National Constitution Center.

Even better - all you have to do to see the Liberty Bell is go up to the rooftop lounge. It's a pet-friendly hotel, too.

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms

3. Club Quarters Hotel Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Each guest room includes a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, large windows, and a work desk with an ergonomic chair.

The hotel is close to Liberty Place, Suburban Subway Station, and Liberty Bell Center.

  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • On-site dining
  • 24-hour front desk

4. The Study at University City, Study Hotels

Located next to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, this hotel is only 1.2 miles from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Each room has AC, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with bathrobes and toiletries. Some rooms have a sitting area.

  • Free WiFi
  • Room service
  • On-site restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms

5. Sonder The Queen

This is a condo hotel that is near the Pennsylvania Convention Center. You'll also be roughly 8 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. There's an elevator in the building for disabled people.

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Coffee Machine in Kitchen
  • English, Spanish, and French Spoken

6. Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia

If you stay in certain rooms at this hotel, you'll have a gorgeous view of the city of Philadelphia. During the day, you can go to the Mutter Museum, the Pennsylvania Convention Center and also get a look at the Liberty Bell.

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking On-Site
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms

7. Sonder The Heid

You'll be less than a mile from the Barnes Foundation when you stay here. You can also take a brisk 6-minute walk over to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There are a lot of amenities at this aparthotel, including a washing machine, a microwave, and an oven.

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • English, Spanish, and French Spoken

8. Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square

If you want to go to Rittenhouse Square, you only have to walk 1,050 feet. You can eat on-site, and there's a 24-hour concierge service. If you like art, you can look at pieces by international artists that are hung up all over the place.

Do you like to work out? Use the state-of-the-art fitness center. You can get free coffee and espresso in the lobby.

  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms

9. Sonder The Tidewater

This condo hotel offers units with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, and fresh towels. The kitchen is stocked with a toaster, fridge, stovetop, dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffee machine, and kettle.

This hotel is less than a mile from the Philadelphia Center and the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a 4-minute walk from the Barnes Foundation.

  • Free WiFi
  • Washing machine
  • Non-smoking rooms

10. The Ledger Residences by Sosuite - Old City

This condo hotel is located less than a mile from the city center and is near the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Liberty Bell, and National Liberty Museum.

All units include a seating area, a flat-screen TV with streaming, and a coffee machine. Some have a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and oven.

  • Fitness center
  • Bike rental
  • An indoor play area
  • 24-hour front desk

11. Philadelphia Airport Marriott

Philadelphia Airport Marriott guest rooms feature a lounge chair, work desk, cable TV with HBO, pay-per-view movies, and a coffee maker.

Penrose Plaza Shopping Center is 3 miles from the hotel, while the Liberty Bell and Pennsylvania Convention Center are 11 miles away.

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center

12. The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

This is named for its proximity to the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also be near the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania and the Liberty Bell.

There's a fitness center and a 24-hour front desk. You can also use meeting facilities and on-site shops.

  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms

13. Sonder at Sixteen Hundred

Here's a place that is close to the center of Philadelphia, less than a mile away. You can walk to the Barnes Foundation. The Liberty Bell and the National Liberty Museum are less than two miles away.

While staying there, you'll find things like a toaster, a coffee machine, a fridge, and a stovetop.

  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Center
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Barbecue Facilities Outside

14. The Franklin on Rittenhouse, A Boutique Hotel

You'll only have to walk two blocks to the Locust Tran Station and Rittenhouse Square. This boutique hotel has many amenities, including nightly turndown service and a 24-hour concierge service.

You can even make use of iPod docking stations. If you're a smoker, you'll have to look elsewhere since this is a smoke-free hotel.

  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • 24-hour Security
  • English and Spanish spoken

3 Star Hotels:

15. The Arco powered by Sonder

You'll find this place in downtown Philadelphia in the Midtown Village. If you like the arts, it's a very short distance - a mere block - from the Avenue of the Arts.

You'll find the rooms quite nice, with natural wood flooring, a private bathroom, and a coffee maker to help you wake up in the morning.

  • Free WiFi
  • Flat Screen TVs With Chromecast
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • English, French, and Spanish spoken

16. Sonder The Witherspoon

At this condo hotel, the units are equipped with a wardrobe, flat-screen TV, towels, and a kitchen complete with a dishwasher, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and kettle.

This hotel is near the center of Philadelphia and is also close to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Liberty Bell, and the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Free WiFi
  • Washing machine
  • Non-smoking rooms

17. Sonder at The Terrace

Sonder at The Terrace offers centrally located accommodation in Philadelphia, featuring a kitchen and a balcony. It is close to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, and Pennsylvania Convention Center.

  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms

18. Mint House at the Divine Lorraine Hotel

Here's another place that offers you a wonderful view of Philadelphia.

You'll be near the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Liberty Bell, Temple University, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the National Liberty Museum.

  • Free WiFi
  • Streaming Services (Netflix, etc.)
  • Desk
  • Smoke-Free Property

19. Sonder The Mint

You'll be less than a mile from the center of Philadelphia. You'll also feel like you're at home since the room, which is a private apartment, will have a dishwasher, an oven, and a microwave.

One different thing will be having housekeeping tidy your room each day - something you'll have to adapt to when you get back.

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • English, Spanish, and French Spoken
  • Elevator to upper levels

2 Star Hotels:

20. Motel 6 - Philadelphia, PA - Northeast

If you have kids, you'll be only 15 minutes away from the Sesame Place water park. If you're into gambling, there is the Parx Casino. You can use the fitness center on location.

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests

1 Star Hotels:

21. WoodSpring Suites Philadelphia Northeast

The hotel is 10 miles from Sesame Place and 15 miles from Temple University, National Liberty Museum, and Pennsylvania Convention Center.

All guest rooms feature air conditioning, a private bathroom, and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms