Aka University City

2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
+1 215 372 9000

Cheapest
rate per night

9.1

Excellent
based on 153 reviews
Aka University City - Philadelphia, PA, United States
27.10 Tue
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28.10 Wed
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TripAdvisor ₪952
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Value for money

8.3

Distance to city center

2.5 km

Location rating

9.0

Rooms

27.10 Tue
28.10 Wed
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view of the city in 109 reviews
beautiful room in 64 reviews
staff is polite in 61 reviews
gym and pool in 39 reviews
pool was closed in 36 reviews
great location in 35 reviews
good location in 34 reviews
location with a beautiful in 33 reviews
fitness center in 10 reviews
excellent value in 9 reviews
university in 9 reviews
ceiling windows in 6 reviews
clean and new in 6 reviews
breath taking in 5 reviews
bedroom suite in 4 reviews
perfectly located in 4 reviews
philadelphia in 4 reviews
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  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    locations, suite with kitchen and washer and dryer

    everything was great- just a steamer for clothes but that's pretty specific!

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About

Overview

AKA University City is a 268-room luxury hotel in Philadelphia, located in the Cira Centre South building. This hotel occupies the top 18 floors of the building, providing guest rooms with sweeping views of the surrounding city. The guest rooms at this hotel are all furnished with ultra-luxury furnishings, linens, and technology to give guests all the creature comforts of home. The hotel also features plenty of amenities and facilities on the 28th floor, known as Level28, where guests will find a glass-enclosed pool that is Olympic-sized, a yoga area and 3D golf simulator, a Technogym fitness center, outdoor rooftop terrace with fire pits, a lounge, private screening room, and business center facilities.

The AKA University City offers its own Tesla house car for guest use, which can be reserved through the Resident Services Team. Guests can enjoy dining at the Walnut Street Cafe, located on the lobby level, or explore the unique elevated park space known as Cira Green, a one-acre landscaped park located right by the hotel. There is a dedicated doorman at this property, which also offers 24-hour front desk services for guest convenience. The Resident Services Team can provide recommendations, assistance with appointments and reservations, and more.

The AKA offers laundry and dry cleaning services for guests, as well as car rentals, limousine and Town Car service, and complimentary WiFi in all public areas and guest suites. The suites also include luxury beds and linens, flatscreen TVs, in-suite washer and dryer, living and dining areas, spa-like baths with separate tubs and showers, and an assortment of bath amenities and luxurious perks. All rooms offer 10-foot ceilings and huge windows for stunning views of the Philadelphia area.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning

9.1 Excellent

based on 153 reviews

9.3

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Staff

8.3

Value for money

Check in

15:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Increased accessibility
Kitchen
Laundry service
Room service
Smoke alarms
Game room
Indoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Wake-up service
Terrace/Patio
Linens
Towels
Elevator
Accessible by elevator
Additional bathroom
Additional toilet
Alarm clock
Bathtub
Body soap
Bottle of water
City view
Clothes rack
Coffee machine
Conditioner
Desk
Dining area
Electric kettle
Executive lounge access
Family rooms
Feather pillow
Flat-screen TV
Free toiletries
Heated pool
Hardwood or parquet floors
Heating
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic pillow
Key access
Key card access
Kitchenware
Laptop safe
Non-feather pillow
Pool with a view
Private bathroom
Quiet street view
Radio
Safety deposit box
Seating area
Shampoo
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower
Slippers
Socket near the bed
Sofa
Sofa bed
Stovetop
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Toaster
Toilet
Toilet paper
Trash cans
Tumble dryer
TV
Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wardrobe or closet
Washing machine
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Grocery deliveries
Pay-per-view channels
Streaming service
Garden
Shuttle service (additional charge)
First-aid kit
Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing rules
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 service
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Business center
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Spa
Coffee shop
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Rooftop

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Location

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  • University of Pennsylvania 0.8 km
  • The Franklin Institute 1.1 km
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  • Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 1.4 km
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