With plush beds and 37-inch flat-screen televisions, spacious work areas, and free in-room desktop computers with free Internet access, this hotel offers a nice balance of luxury and practicality. For a caffeine fix, there are in-room coffeemakers with Starbucks coffee. The gym, which is open 24 hours, has top-of-the-line treadmills and elliptical machines. The hotel is within walking distance of 30th Street Station, the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and,
on a nice day, downtown Philadelphia.