Hotel Near University of the Arts

As one of the leading hotels near university of the arts, we invite aspiring students along with their families and friends to stay at the Independent when moving in, out, graduating or making a visit. Both our property and the school enjoy a central location between Midtown Village, Rittenhouse Square and Washington Square West. Our guests are only a five minute walk from campus. A central location allows us to confidently welcome anyone coming to visit Philly colleges.

Nearby Attractions

Hotels near University of the Arts enjoy a bevvy of renowned local attractions in the heart of Philadelphia. On the way from your suite to school, you’ll pass by some of the city’s most well known cultural touchstones including the Academy of Music, Verizon Hall and the Kimmel Center.

Guests looking for places for celebratory dinners can find a casual atmosphere with craft beer and burgers at Good Dog Bar, or graduation-dinner-worthy swankiness at the nearby Oyster House. If you’re looking to set up your young student with some groceries and get a taste for some storied Philly culture, take a short walk up to Reading Terminal Market where restaurants and vendors serve everything from sandwiches to seafood to meats and cheeses.


The Independent Hotel boasts some of the most luxurious accommodations of all hotels near University of the Arts. Homey rooms and suites with wooden bed frames and art from local artists hanging on the walls strike a chord with family travelers. Large groups can find space and comfort in a Double Queen Deluxe or Queen Loft Suite, while single travelers will have everything they need in one of our King or Queen Deluxe rooms.