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"Positively brimming with congeniality" -- Washington Post

The Conwell Inn

North Philadelphia
  • Fills three turn-of-the-century rowhouses with period furnishings and atmosphere
  • On the bustling campus of Temple University
  • Free Wi-Fi for all, and afternoon tea and cookies
  • Two blocks from a SEPTA train station for the quick ride to historic center city
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1331 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA, 19122
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Three National Register-listed, red-brick rowhouses built in the 1800s have merged to create the intimate, European-style Conwell Inn. There are only 22 rooms, so staff members often greet guests by first name, before coddling them with free Wi-Fi, parking, afternoon tea and fresh cookies.

The inn is crouched in the campus of Temple University, giving the area a bustling student life and proximity to student galleries and performance spaces. Guests are only two blocks from the nearest SEPTA mass transit station, and from there it's only a few stops south to reach Center City, with the soaring City Hall clock tower presiding over the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Liberty Bell.

From the press:
  • "This is the charm of the Conwell Inn, a hardworking little hotel on the edge of the Temple University campus that strives with every muscle to live up to the city's credo of brotherly love" -- Washington Post


  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Parking (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Pet fee: USD 40 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 80 per stay)
    • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00
    • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

The Conwell Inn is about two blocks north of the Cecil B. Moore/Temple University Station on the SEPTA mass transit system. This station is served by the Broad Street Line, which runs down to City Hall and offers transfers to other lines that serve the city's main Transportation Centers.


  • 1331 Polett Walk
  • Philadelphia, PA, 19122
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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