Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

3.3 (963 reviews)

201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (215) 448-2000   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8178

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What to do in Philadelphia

Local Attractions

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Urban Adventures

Philly history redefined

Experience Philly with our all-new and exclusive partnership with Urban Adventures. Ditch the other tours and hit the pavement in an intimate setting with true locals who will show you History in HD.


Learn more about our Urban Adventures partnership and reserve your stay today.

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Franklin Institute

0.3 miles from hotel

Opened in 1824 in honor of Benjamin Franklin, today, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum features a 20-foot-tall marble statue of the scientist and Founding Father. Highlights of this hands on science museum include an IMAX theater, a Baldwin 60000 Locomotive, Space Command’s simulated earth-orbit research station and a weather station.

Reading Terminal Market

0.7 miles from hotel

Established in 1892, Reading Terminal Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmer's market. Here you’ll enjoy virtually every type of cuisine, including authentic favorites like the Philly Cheesesteak.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

1.3 miles from hotel

Founded in 1876, the museum now covers 10 acres and houses more than 300,000 works spanning 2,000 years. Discover one of a kind art pieces at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country.

Independence Visitor Center

1.3 miles from hotel

Located in Independence Mall at 6th and Market Streets, the Independence Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your tour of one of America’s most historic cities. Stop by the center for a free orientation of the culture, history, shopping and dining options available throughout Philadelphia.

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Liberty Bell

1.5 miles from hotel

No tickets are required for admission; however, visitors must go through security screening to gain entrance to the center. Throughout the expansive, light-filled Center, larger-than-life historic documents and graphic images explore the facts and the myths surrounding the Bell. Open year round, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., with extended hours in the summer.

The Betsy Ross House

1.7 miles from hotel

Built more than 250 years ago, the building now known as The Betsy Ross House was birthplace of the American flag.

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Philadelpia Zoo

2.5 miles

America's first zoo opened its gates on July 1, 1874. The Philadelphia Zoo is a 42 acre Victorian garden that is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered.

Citizens Bank Park
Citizens Bank Park is home to the city's beloved Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. This 43,651-seat outdoor ballpark includes bleacher seats, and a state-of-the-art HD video board, known as the Phanavision, which is the largest LED display in the National League.
(6.3 miles from hotel)

 

Wells Fargo Center
The Wells Fargo Center is home to both Philadelphia's professional basketball and hockey teams, the 76’ers and the Flyers. As the premier sports and entertainment arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center hosts over 250 games, concerts, family shows and other special events throughout the year.
(6.8 miles from hotel)

Lincoln Financial Field
Cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles at the newly renovated Lincoln Financial Field. “The Linc,” provides football fans with one of the most exciting atmospheres in the NFL. (7.1 miles from hotel)

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Discover Philadelphia's great local attractions during your stay.

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What's Nearby

  1. Philadelphia International Airport
  2. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
  3. Independence Hall
  4. Liberty Bell/Independence Hall
  5. Lincoln Financial Field
  6. LOVE Park
  7. National Constitution Center
  8. Penn's Landing/Waterfront area
  9. Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
  10. Philadelphia Zoo
  11. Franklin Institute
  12. Pennsylvania Convention Center
  13. Philadelphia Museum of Art
  14. Please Touch Museum
  15. 30th Street Station
  16. Reading Terminal Market
  17. University of Pennsylvania
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