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.


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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Center City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 799 holiday rentals around Center City. From 615 Condos/Apartments to 125 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 around Center City is on Stayz.

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: 529 holiday homes
  • Southwark: 170 holiday homes
  • Northern Liberties: 230 holiday homes
  • Fairmount: 237 holiday homes
  • Southwest Center City: 380 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?

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

  • Old First Reformed Church: 1,218 holiday rentals
  • Love Park: 1,216 holiday rentals
  • City Hall, Philadelphia: 1,219 holiday rentals
  • Commodore Barry Statue: 1,218 holiday rentals
  • National Portrait Gallery: 1,218 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Center City listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 615 Condos/Apartments in Center City. Our other popular types of Center City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 125 holiday houses
  • Studios: 572 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 34 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 28 holiday homes with pool available in Center City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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