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Media Pennsylvania Hotels & Motels

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The Media center is about the area of Delaware County Institute and 4 miles north of Widener University.

Located 13 miles west of Philadelphia, Media is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, that's rich in history and entertainment. The town was founded in 1848 to meet the county's need for a more centralized location for its courthouse. Because it was designed for a specific purpose, rather than allowing the community to develop organically over the course of several years the way many towns did, town planners had the opportunity to design a layout that made the most of Media's 48 acres. More from this guide...

Media Hotels/Accommodations

Americas Best Value Inn Media / Philadelphia
512 East Franklin St., Media, PA 19063
  • Low Cost property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Hmptn Ste Media in Media
300 South Beatty Rd., Media, PA 19063
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
The Inn at Swarthmore : 10 South Chester Rd.
10 South Chester Rd., Swarthmore, PA 19081 ~1.94 miles east of Media
  • 3 star Airport hotel
  • 3 floors in property
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Quality Inn : 4 South New Middleton Rd.
4 South New Middleton Rd., Media, PA 19063
  • Low priced Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Food is inedible
  • Most guests found the staff to be friendly enough
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Springfield in Springfield
400 West Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064 ~2.09 miles east of Media
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 101 rooms in hotel
  • Fairly good value for money
  • Terrific location
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Parkway Inn
675 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064 ~3.17 miles east of Media
  • 2-star Airport hotel
  • 85 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Great parking, according to 78%
  • The majority of guests thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly
Days Inn Springfield / Phil.intl Airport : 650 Baltimore Pike
650 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064 ~3.22 miles east of Media
  • Economy Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener Universit - Chester
1450 Providence Ave., Chester, PA 19013 ~4.17 miles south of Media
  • 3 star Airport property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Good shuttle service
  • Lack of close eating establishments
Days Inn : 1300 Providence Ave.
1300 Providence Ave., Chester, PA 19013 ~4.29 miles south of Media
  • Cheap Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
Ave Newtown Square - Newtown Square
7000 Cornerstone Dr., Newtown Square, PA 19073 ~4.37 miles north of Media
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
Holiday Inn Stes Drexel Hill - Drexel Hill
4700 Drexelbrook Dr., Drexel Hill, PA 19026 ~4.61 miles east of Media
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check in: 15:00
Fairfield Inn & Suites Philadelphia Broomall / Newtown Square : 100 Lawrence Rd.
100 Lawrence Rd., Broomall, PA 19008 ~4.73 miles northeast of Media
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in property
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hilton Garden Inn Newtown Square : 3743 West Chester Pike
3743 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073 ~4.91 miles north of Media
  • Affordable hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites Philadelphia Airport Ridley
155 South Stewart Ave., Ridley Park, PA 19078 ~5.01 miles southeast of Media
  • 2 star Airport property
  • Check in time: 03:00 pm
Candlewood Suites Chester : 351 Welsh St.
351 Welsh St., Chester, PA 19016 ~5.02 miles south of Media
  • 3 star property
  • 89 suites in hotel
Springhill Suites by Marriott in Ridley Park
201 Industrial Highway, Ridley Park, PA 19078 ~5.18 miles southeast of Media
  • 3-star Airport property
  • Airport shuttle available
  • About half of guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Motel 6 Philadelphia Airport Essington in Essington
43 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 ~5.42 miles southeast of Media
  • Cheap property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Clarion Hotel
76 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 ~5.42 miles southeast of Media
  • 3-star Airport property
  • Check-in time: 12:00
  • Fair business hotel
  • Great location
La Quinta Inn & Suites Philadelphia Airport by Wyndham - Essington
53 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 ~5.45 miles southeast of Media
  • Low Cost Airport hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Good in-room wifi
  • Excellent staff
Red Roof Inn Philadelphia Airport
49 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 ~5.51 miles southeast of Media
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Amenities are not the best
Wyndham Garden Hotel Phl - Essington
45 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 ~5.61 miles southeast of Media
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Free internet
Airport Waterfront Inn - Essington
103 Taylor Ave., Essington, PA 19029 ~5.92 miles southeast of Media
  • 2 star Suburban property
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Good access to airport
  • Great view
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport
101 Taylor Ave., Essington, PA 19029 ~5.98 miles southeast of Media
  • 3-star Airport hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Friendly staff
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
Knights Inn Glen Mills
458 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342 ~6.28 miles west of Media
  • Low Cost property
  • 24 rooms in property
Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport - Lester
600 South Governor Printz Blvd., Lester, PA 19029 ~6.56 miles east of Media
  • 2 star Airport property
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • All guests were disappointed with the minibar
  • Service is adequate
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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Media Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Media, PA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Media hotel for each day and each star rating category.

In the 1950s and 60s, Media became a part of the Underground Railroad. Upon crossing the Mason-Dixon line into Pennsylvania, Harriet Tubman would direct escaped slaves along three routes, one of which led east across Delaware County into Philadelphia. Some of the African-American families who traveled through the area settled down not far from Media and became some of the town's eventual founders.In the late 1800s, thanks to its proximity to Philadelphia, Media became a popular vacation spot for well-to-do families from Pennsylvania's capital. The Philadelphia Baltimore Washington Railroad connected Media to Philadelphia in 1854, and as many as 50 trains passed through the town each day. A few decades later, trolley lines spread to Media, too. Today, Media is known as “Everybody's Hometown” for its hospitality, friendliness, and community.

When to Visit Media, PA

The best time to visit the Philadelphia area — including Media — depends on your preferences and the purpose of your visit. If you want to find the absolute best rates, book a stay during the slow winter season. Fall can also be an affordable time to visit. Temperatures will still be chilly during this season, but you can expect warmer weather than you'd find during winter.
Summer is the most popular time to visit the area. With kids on summer break, families flock to Philadelphia to explore historic sites like Independence Hall, as well as attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo. During the summer, average temperatures range from the low 70s to mid-80s. It's the most comfortable time to visit, but also the most expensive, as large crowds of tourists drive hotel prices higher.
Spring offers the ideal balance between affordability and comfort. Temperatures warm up from a 30 to 50-degree range in March to anywhere from the mid-50s to the low 70s in May. Hotel rates are more reasonable, and though you may still run into crowds at the area's biggest attractions, they are less packed than during summer.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Media, PA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Media

Media by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean rate patterns by star rating class in Media, PA. You can use these line graphs to determine the least expensive time to make a reservation in Media for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Media, PA

4 Star Average Prices: $129.67

To find four- or five-star hotels, you'll need to expand your search to include Philadelphia. The Ritz Carlton Philadelphia is a five-star hotel in downtown Philadelphia, which is a 25-minute drive from Media. Rooms here come with mini-bars, video-game consoles, pay-per-view movies, and designer toiletries. The hotel's long list of amenities includes an on-site restaurant and bar, a full-service spa that includes a sauna, and 24-hour fitness facilities. Business travelers will benefit from a business center, 18 meeting rooms, and ample conference space. A breakfast buffet, babysitting services, and valet parking are also available for a surcharge.
In Media itself, you can get a taste of luxury at the Alpenhof Bed & Breakfast. This 3.5-star local establishment has four guestrooms, two suites, and a garden cottage. The Alpenhof's two biggest attractions are its beautiful gardens and delicious breakfast. The menu for breakfast typically includes items such as fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs, Belgian waffles, bacon, sausage, and toast, as well as homemade muffins, pastries, and cinnamon bread. The garden boasts over 150 species of bulbs, plus hundreds of shrubs, annuals, and perennials.
Alternatively, you could try the Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield, a three-star Marriott hotel in nearby Springfield. This hotel puts you right next to a golf course and offers amenities such as an on-site restaurant and bar, a coffee shop, a 24-hour business center, a health club, and laundry services. A free area shuttle is available, as is a limo/town car service. The shuttle operates within a 5-mile radius on weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Breakfast is available each morning for an additional charge.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Media

Affordable Hotel Options in Media, PA

3 Star Average Prices: $129.15

For some of the most affordable rates in Media, consider booking a stay at the Quality Inn Media. In addition to its great rates, the Quality Inn provides all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. A free, hot breakfast is served each morning from 7 to 10 a.m., and you can head to the on-site restaurant for lunch and dinner. The hotel also features fitness facilities, free Wi-Fi, a business center, and laundry facilities. Complimentary newspapers, coffee, and tea can be found in the lobby. Each room includes a refrigerator, microwave, a pillowtop bed, and cable programming.
Another budget-friendly option is the Parkway Inn in Springfield, which lies less than 5 miles away from Media. Enjoy free breakfast, served from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m., free self-parking, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel also has 300 square feet of conference space, one meeting room, and a business center. Designated smoking areas are available. Roll-away beds, early check-in, extended parking, and infant cribs are also available, though each of those options comes with an additional fee.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Media

2 Star Average Prices: $74.33

2 Star Hotel Prices in Media

Media, PA Hotels with Discounts

To maximize your travel budget, you may be looking for hotels near Media that offer special rates. If so, America's Best Value Inn Media/Philadelphia is one of the best choices. Senior citizens, AAA/CAA members, military personnel, and government employees all qualify for discounted rates at this hotel. Book your deal online, then be sure to have the appropriate ID ready when you check into the hotel. Even if you don't fall into any of those categories, you can save at America's Best Value Inn with special online rates and sales, all of which include a generous cancellation policy.
For a more upscale experience, check out the Hilton Garden Inn Newtown Square. Located about 5 miles away from Media in Newtown Square, this three-star hotel offers a discount for military members and government employees. You can also take advantage of special online rates and limited-time sales. Keep in mind, though, that the former tend to be non-refundable deals, while the latter come with a standard cancellation period. The Hilton Garden Inn is a fairly popular option for those visiting the area, so you may need to book early to get the best deals.

Best Value Options in Media, PA

If you'll be flying into Philadelphia when you visit Media, the Days Inn Springfield Philadelphia International Airport can provide the right balance of cost, convenience, and comfort. Not only will you be close to the airport when you stay at this Days Inn, but you'll also have access to an on-site restaurant and bar as well as laundry and fitness facilities. The hotel provides complimentary transportation to and from the airport, and both breakfast and long-term parking are available for a surcharge.
The Inn at Swarthmore also has reasonable rates and mid-range amenities. This inn is only a nine-minute drive from Media and includes 40 guestrooms and suites. Grab breakfast at the hotel's signature restaurant, The Broad Table Tavern, or get in a workout at the 24-hour fitness facilities. Private dining and meeting spaces are also available. Check-in is at 4 p.m., and check-out is at 12 p.m., so you won't feel rushed on the last day of your stay.
The Inn at Swarthmore is also an excellent choice for pet owners. Pets are welcome, although the hotel requests that you bring no more than two dogs weighing less than 50 pounds each, per room. A non-refundable $50 pet fee will be assessed per stay.

Unique Events and Attractions in Media, PA

Although it's often eclipsed by the City of Brotherly Love, Media has several unique events and attractions that visitors will love. One example is Dining Under the Stars, a seasonal event inspired by cities like Paris, Rome, and Venice. Each Wednesday evening from May through September, the city closes a portion of State Street so that local restaurants can offer al fresco dining. This is an excellent opportunity to stroll through downtown Media, do some shopping, and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience.
If you want to spend more time outside in nature, check out Ridley Creek State Park, which includes 2,606 acres of meadows and woodlands as well as the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. Learn about life in Pennsylvania before the Revolutionary War, or go horseback riding, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, sledding, fishing, hunting, camping, wildlife watching, or picnicking. You can also take a stroll through Tyler Arboretum, pick up some fresh local produce from Indian Orchards or Linvilla Orchards, take in a play or musical performance at the old Hedgerow Theatre, or catch a movie at the Media Theater.
The town of Media, Pennsylvania, packs a lot of fun and charm into its relatively small amount of real estate. Even if an event or attraction in Philadelphia is the primary reason you find yourself in the area, take the time to see everything Media has to offer during your stay. You'll feel right at home!

What did travelers think of the city of Media?

Below are reviews of the city of Media, PA from an actual visitor's perspective.

Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful area, friendly people.

Lourraine N., from 19-Jun-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Media, PA shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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