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AKA University City

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Fitness centre
4.0 Star Hotel
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Special Offer: Overnight Valet Parking
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All reviewswasher and dryergolf simulatoramazing views of the cityamazing stayliving roomapartments are spaciouslow to the groundgreat facilitiesfull kitchenwalnut streetschuylkill riveran amazing hotelconvenience storecoffee makernew jerseystreet stationtwo night stay
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the rooms are all on high floors with great space, soaring views, light, and apartment-style features. Pool and amenity floor are awesome. Had some service “bugs.” Doormen watched as we struggled with luggage, twice. Check in was glacial (though they were slammed). Keys weren’t...More

Thank jfelicetti
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I absolutely LOVED my stay at aka University City. It was above and beyond my original expectations. The apartments are spacious and ultra modern. The appliances are brand new as well — GE dishwasher, microwave, conventional oven and stove top, Samsung refrigerator, Bosch washer and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The AKA is a condo building where they rent some of the condos as hotel rooms. They advertise that there is a restaurant but actually it's outside the building and not open in the morning on the weekends and hard to get into without reservations...More

Thank rtnovell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms in this hotel are amazing, equipped with a small kitchen, the only reason i gave it 4 not 5 is because the shower pressure is low. Parking is around $24 per day. Cafe and restaurant are nearby Walking distance to downtown Philadelphia (chestnuts)

Thank alalimh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing hotel. Really one of the best I've ever stayed at. You can stay in a one or two bedroom apartment -- with living room, full-size kitchen, walk-in wardrobe and full washer and dryer facilities. All for the cost of a mid-range...More

Thank John B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Indoor pool
Pool
Restaurant
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Price range
US$230 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#21 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$230 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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candyhtcheung
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It's $24 per day without in and out privileges. I have now stayed for several times, each for a week; it's is very nice and convenient.
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"Remember to take your gym kit!"
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"Higher the floor, more spectacular the view."
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"Ask for rooms with center city views."
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"Our room was a suite with bedroom and den, but the den was a poor quality mattress in a cubicle."
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