Drexel University

Hotel Near Drexel University

The Independent is one of the leading hotels near Drexel University. Located just a mile and a half away from campus, we are just a ten-minute drive or bus trip away from the classrooms and lecture halls of Drexel. In addition to being able to travel from school to hotel, our guests can also easily reach the city’s greatest attractions.

Nearby Attractions

One of the positive aspects of staying at a hotel near Drexel University is how close it brings you to the most popular and enjoyable things to do in Philadelphia’s Center City. Keep your eye out for shows and productions at the Academy of Music, Verizon Hall, the Kimmel Center, and the Walnut Street Theatre. We are also near Rittenhouse Square, the Rodin Museum, and the Academy of Natural Sciences.

On top of all of the renowned entertainment venues and sites to see around our hotel near Drexel University, there are also plenty of great places to eat. Those hoping for upscale occasions like graduation dinners can enjoy a classic-American atmosphere at the Tulala’s Garden. More casual evenings are well spent eating at Barbuzzo or Bud & Marilyn’s.


When you visit Philly colleges, it’s important to consider where you’ll be going to sleep at night. This hotel near Drexel University offers a quaint atmosphere accented by wooden bed frames and art produced by local artists hanging from the wall. Families and groups can kick back in a Queen Loft Suite and couples can treat themselves to a pleasant stay in a King or Queen Deluxe Room.