Find the best place to stay — Center City

Destination guide

The vibrant area of Center City awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Center City and enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and history. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the theatres, university setting and live music. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Center City

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Center City a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Adventure Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Camden Children's Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Merchantville Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Pennsauken Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Center City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Center City is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washington Square Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Independence Mall (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Independence National Historical Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Penn's Landing (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Francisville Playground (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Buckley Recreational Field (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Center City

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

You can get around Center City by catching a ride on the metro at 11th St Station, 13th St. Station or 8th St Station.

Where to stay near Center City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 784 holiday rentals near Center City. From 609 Condos/Apartments to 115 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Center City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Center City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Center City:

  • Logan Square: 528 holiday homes
  • Southwark: 175 holiday homes
  • Northern Liberties: 236 holiday homes
  • Fairmount: 238 holiday homes
  • Southwest Center City: 368 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Center City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Center City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Old First Reformed Church: 1,249 holiday rentals
  • Love Park: 1,248 holiday rentals
  • City Hall, Philadelphia: 1,233 holiday rentals
  • Commodore Barry Statue: 1,221 holiday rentals
  • National Portrait Gallery: 1,228 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Center City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Center City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 609 Condos/Apartments in Center City. Our other popular types of Center City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 115 holiday houses
  • Studios: 567 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 30 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Center City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Center City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.