Alyssa Pinsker

Alyssa Pinsker

Alyssa Pinsker is a travel writer for BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, Cosmopolitan, Fodors, Sherman's Travel, Time Out New York and more and is based globally. She has lived in six countries and visited 40, for now. She is one of twenty "Rockstar Travel Writers" in Roy Stevenson's book and loves teaching and coaching others on how to travel and write.

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The Best Hotels in West Philadelphia

The Best Hotels in West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia is iconic thanks to Will Smith. It's the home of history, culture and most of the major Universities in the city: University of Pennsylvania, ...
Hyatt Philadelphia at The Bellevue

Hyatt Philadelphia at The Bellevue

$$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
As Philadelphia’s only hotel on the National Register of Historic Places and the oldest hotel in the city, the Bellevue
Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
Topped by the red neon letters PSFS (for the former tenant, Pennsylvania Savings Fund Society), this 1930s building was the country's first
Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

$$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
This totally revamped Renaissance property has a stunningly high-design lobby that mixes in modern with colonial touches
Holiday Inn Express Midtown

Holiday Inn Express Midtown

$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
What this hotel lacks in frills it more than makes up for with its central location, gym and complimentary breakfast bar
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown

Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown

$$$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
This hotel is in the historic City Hall Annex, and the original brass, copper, and bronze details on the elevators and staircases have been
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City

Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City

$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
Originally the Market Street National Bank, this building from the 1920s has a beautifully restored Art Deco facade. (The rooms remain mostly
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
This bustling convention hotel fills an entire city block. It has so many corridors that even the staff sometimes gets lost.
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

$$$ | Pennsylvania | Philadelphia
Although it's a popular convention hotel, this hotel also caters to both business and leisure travelers due in part to
The Best Hotels in West Philadelphia

The Best Hotels in West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia is iconic thanks to Will Smith. It's the home of history, culture and most of the major Universities in the city: University of Pennsylvania, ...