If you’re visiting the historical attractions of Independence National Historical Park, Old City is the ideal place to stay. It doesn’t hurt that the area is chock-full of shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife options, or that it is one of the prettiest, greenest areas of the city.
With the exception of the Bank Street Hostel, and a few of the mid-range chains, this can be an expensive area. Rooms tend to fill quickly, especially in summer, so be sure to reserve well in advance.
© Karrie Gavin from Moon Philadelphia, 1st Edition