501 North 22nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
2 Star Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia County
Check availability
2.5/ 5

Based on 291 guest reviews

Show Guest Reviews
  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • The Avg. Group Saves 17.5%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 183 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in property

Check Current Prices

Show Calendar

Show Calendar

Include Discounts:

Local Attractions

The Best Western Center City Hotel is nestled along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Hotel is within walking distance to the Phila Museum of Art (Famous Rocky Steps & Statue), Academy of Natural Sciences, Ben Franklin Institute and just next door to the new Barnes Foundation and the Rodin Museum. The Please Touch Children's Museum, Phila Zoo, National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell Pavillion and the Philadelphia Zoo are all less than 5 miles from the Hotel.

Property Description

Nestled along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the Museum District, the Best Western Center City Hotel is within waking distance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (home of the Famous "Rocky Steps" and Statue). The Hotel is within a 4 block radius to The Franklin, Academy of Natural Sciences, just next door to the new Barnes Foundation and the Rodin Museum. The Hotel is less than 4 miles to Historic Philadelphia and the Liberty Bell Pavilion. Great convienient location while visiting Sports Complex, home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Sixers and World Series Champions Philadelphia Phillies. Full-service accommodations, convenient access to many "key" area attractions and friendly customer service, all at an affordable price. Well-appointed (interior) Guest rooms, each featuring Complimentary High-speed Internet Access, In-Room Coffee/Tea and Cable Television. Enjoy an array of Hotel amenities including 2 onsite restaurants including The B&W Sports Restaurant & Lounge and the Rodin Cafe, Outdoor swimming pool (May-Sept)and onsite Fitness facility.The Hotel also features Meeting and Banquet facilities accommodating up to 75 guests. The Fairmount Room (814 sq ft), The William Penn Room (550 sq ft)and the Board Room (264 sq. ft) will accommodate all meeting requirements. The Hotel has on site and and access to rental AV equipment available. Each Meeting Room will have a private bathroom and complimentary water station. .

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2008
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:116
Handicap Rooms:3
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms:4
Meeting Space:900 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 90 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:12PM- 1AM
Policies / Expenses
Hotel will require a 30 day prior to arrival cancellation notice for Group Travel and 4PM, day of arrival cancellation notice for individual reservations (some restrictions will apply)
Nightly Parking:$0
Total Taxes:15.20%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
City Tax:15.20%
Porterage Fee: 7.00 Per Person (Roundtrip)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:21.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:10.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:13.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:18.95 Per Person (various menu selections)
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:32.00 Per Person (various menu selections)
Morning Break Cost: 5.95 Per Person (various menu selections)
Afternoon Break Cost: 7.95 Per Person (various menu selections)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
PETS ARE WELCOME, $15.00 per day up to 25lbs.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The Best Western Center City is located 7 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport and 2 miles from the 30th Street Amtrak Station. Transportation is not provided. The Hotel has a 24 HR Taxi Stand and public transportation stop at the entrance to the Hotel.

Local Shuttle Info: Guest use the Lady Liberty Airport Shuttle: $10pp each way.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western Center City Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Center City Hotel

This chart illustrates trends of sleeping room prices for both our group rates and the best online individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 27.9% in the month of April 2012 and the highest average individual rate is $159 in the month of April 2012. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Center City Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Testimonials: Why use Hotel Planner?

Testimonials icon
"Yes, this site was SUPER helpful! I had been searching for a couple days for cheap hotels in New York and as soon as I registered with you guys, they started bidding on me! It was awesome." J.L. - Ontario, CA

Find Out More Check Rates