Discover historic Chester, Pennsylvania and its surrounding cities from this unique hotel near Widener University and the Philadelphia International Airport.
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This Best Western hotel near Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE is perfect for the business and leisure traveler alike. Conveniently located near the I-95 and I-495, it's easy to experience all that the area has to offer. Try your luck at Harrah's® Casino, just one mile away, or catch an exciting Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer Game at PPL Park Soccer Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers, Eagles and 76ers all play just a few miles away at the Philadelphia Sports Complex.
This Chester hotel is a top choice for families and friends visiting students at Widener University, directly across the street, and Swarthmore College. In fact, there are more than 20 colleges and universities surrounding the property. We are also just half a mile from the Crozer-Chester Medical Center.
With its close proximity to the Philadelphia International Airport and many major corporations, this Philadelphia hotel appeals to business travelers. Our Chester hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle and easy access to companies such as Boeing, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Sunoco®, Siemens, UPS®, the Philadelphia Navy Yard and the 1 International Plaza Business Complex. For added convenience, be sure to inquire about our Sleep & Fly packages.
This uniquely designed Chester, PA hotel features 60 spacious designer guestrooms, some with hot tubs, sleeper sofas and kitchenettes. Each room offers Wi-Fi, a 32-inch LCD TV with premium satellite, a refrigerator, large work desk and chair. Our guests also enjoy free parking for the nights they are at the hotel, complimentary full breakfast, a fitness center, business center and more.
Visit the friendliest hotel in the Philadelphia area. Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University today! Enjoy your stay.
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Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Not easily accessed from I-95, this is part of an apartment building of some sort. I was greeted by pan handlers after dark, has a Seven Eleven in the building that has its own armed guard inside...
Vestal, New York on 24-Jan-2020
I gave the clerk 2 Best Western gift cards at time of check in. She said they would be applied to my account at midnight and I would see the balance in the morning. The next day when I went to check...
By Mike L
West Caldwell, New Jersey on 13-Jan-2020
My husband and I have always stayed at Best Westerns whenever we travel. This trip was no different, however, there were problems. The front desk, both upon check in and check out was handled very...
Orlando, Florida on 09-Jan-2020
Our plane came in late and I called the Best Western front desk people to send a shuttle. The lady at the desk told me NOT to go outside because it was cold and that she would call me when the...
Orlando on 22-Dec-2019
The staff was very friendly. I did the pre check-in and asked for extra towels & blanket. They were not in my room. I did find a housekeeper & asked for extra towels. She was very nice & brought me...
Complimentary full breakfast, Waffles, Breakfast sandwiches (eggs and breakfast meat), Oatmeal, Hard boiled eggs, Choice of breads, Muffins, Bagels, Danish, Croissant, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Juice, Coffee and tea, Hot Chocolate
24-hour front desk
Express check out
Late check out By request, based upon availability
Cable or satellite television
Fax services At Front Desk
Photocopy, nominal fee
Mail services, drop off at front desk
Meeting facilities, one meeting room up to 40 people
Conference facilities one conference room up to 40 people
Banking TD Bank, on property
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Airport car 24 hours
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Parking, Private parking lot
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless Internet access; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; all guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; all guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
Convenience store/Sundry 24-hour 7-11 within hotel complex
Hearing impaired services TDD
Physically challenged facilities roll in showers in 4 rooms
Dry cleaning, same day service available
Foreign currency exchange, at TD Bank
Wedding services, Guest room and Suites, nearby wedding venues
Banquet facilities one meeting room up to 40 people
Outdoor parking Free hotel parking
Cardio vascular exercise
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible clear floor space
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock, alarm clocks with MP3 cradles and input
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Sofabed available Suites
Spa available King Whirlpool Suites
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
0.50 mile(s) from Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Full-service medical center, hospital and trauma center
1.00 mile(s) from Kimberly-Clark, Inc, Maker of Kleenex, Scott Tissue, Huggies, Pull-ups, Kotex, Poise & Depend Brands.
1.00 mile(s) from Education Dynamics
2.00 mile(s) from PQ Corporation, Philadelphia Quartz Corporation, manufacturer of silicate, zeolite and other performance materials
2.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Financial, The auto-lending branch of Wells Fargo Bank. Located at The Wharf at Rivertown
2.00 mile(s) from SYNYGY, Enterprise Incentive Solutions and web-based native software. Located at The Wharf at Rivertown
2.00 mile(s) from Dee Paper
2.00 mile(s) from Hubbell Inc
2.50 mile(s) from Boeing Helicopter Plant, Boeing International factory which produces the Chinnock and other military helicopters.
3.00 mile(s) from Baldwin Towers Office Park
3.00 mile(s) from Bellair Expiditing
3.00 mile(s) from Sunoco
4.00 mile(s) from Fisher Tank Company
4.00 mile(s) from Covanta Waste Energy
6.00 mile(s) from Alstom
6.00 mile(s) from BDP International
6.00 mile(s) from Sun Center Studios
6.00 mile(s) from Rose Tree Corporate Center
6.00 mile(s) from 1 International Plaza
6.00 mile(s) from 3M
6.00 mile(s) from Braskem
6.00 mile(s) from Evraz Claymont Steel
10.00 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin
10.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia Navy Yard
18.00 mile(s) from QVC Studios, Home of the QVC Shopping Channel
0.00 mile(s) from Widener University, Located across the street from the hotel
1.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Casino/Racetrack, New casino featuring slot machines, video poker, several restaurants, nightclub and a harness racing track located One mile from hotel
2.00 mile(s) from PPL Park Soccer Stadium, Home of the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer team
6.00 mile(s) from Media, PA, Local shopping, entertainment and dining options
6.00 mile(s) from Neumann University
9.80 mile(s) from John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Federally protected marshes, parks and wildlife refuge covering over 30 square miles.
10.00 mile(s) from Lincoln Financial Field, Home of the Philadelphia Eagles
10.00 mile(s) from Citizen Bank Park, Home the Philadelphia Phillies
10.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Center, Home of the Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers
15.00 mile(s) from Center City Philadelphia, Sightseeing, historical attractions, dining, nightlife
16.50 mile(s) from Dave & Busters, Philadelphia's location of the gaming and food chain. Located on Columbus Blvd at the waterfront.
17.50 mile(s) from Independence National Park, Home of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, the Visitor's Center & much more
18.00 mile(s) from The Franklin Institute, World famous science museum including a walk-through heart, IMAX® theater and world-class exhibits.
18.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia Art Museum, One of our country's oldest and grandest art museums, on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Rocky Statue located here
18.00 mile(s) from Longwood Gardens, Over 1077 acres of gardens, woodlands. Horticultural center
18.00 mile(s) from The Rodin Museum, The largest collection of Rodin sculptures in the United States. Located across the street from the Franklin Institute.
18.40 mile(s) from Chaddsford Winery, Local winery with exceptional products. Tours, wine tastings, gift shop.
19.00 mile(s) from QVC Studios, Visit the home of the QVC channel; watch shows being taped; pitch your own products in a mock studio.
19.50 mile(s) from Brandywine River Museum, Home of the Wyeth family and their paintings
99.00 mile(s) from Hershey Park, Amusement park, hotel and the Hershey Chocolate Factory and store.
1.00 mile(s) from Upland Diner, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
1.00 mile(s) from The Cove, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Harrah's Philadelphia Casino
1.00 mile(s) from Barleyque, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located at Harrah's Philadelphia Casino
1.00 mile(s) from Cafee Napoli, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Harrah's Philadelphia Casino
1.00 mile(s) from Mien, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Harrah's Philadelphia
2.00 mile(s) from Pat's Pizzeria, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizzeria/sandwiches
5.00 mile(s) from Applebee's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
0.10 mile(s) from Widener University, Chester
3.40 mile(s) from Swarthmore College
6.20 mile(s) from Neumann College, Aston
10.00 mile(s) from Delaware County Community, Media
12.50 mile(s) from Penn State DelCo Campus, Media
13.80 mile(s) from Cheney University, Cheney
14.00 mile(s) from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
14.50 mile(s) from Drexel University, Philadelphia
14.90 mile(s) from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia
15.20 mile(s) from Villanova University
15.80 mile(s) from University of the Arts, Philadelphia
16.70 mile(s) from Rosemont College
17.20 mile(s) from Haverford College, Haverford
17.30 mile(s) from Bryn Mawr College
17.50 mile(s) from Eastern University, St. Davids
18.00 mile(s) from Temple University, Philadelphia
18.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia University
18.10 mile(s) from Widener University Law, Wilmington, DE
19.50 mile(s) from West Chester University, West Chester
22.00 mile(s) from La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA
28.00 mile(s) from University of Delaware
32.40 mile(s) from Arcadia University, Glenside
61.60 mile(s) from Lehigh University, Bethlehem
197 mile(s) from Penn State University, State College
4.70 mile(s) from Media
16.90 mile(s) from West Chester
17.30 mile(s) from Wilmington, Delaware, DE
18.60 mile(s) from Philadelphia
19.60 mile(s) from Camden, New Jersey,
22.30 mile(s) from King of Prussia
25.00 mile(s) from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, NJ
71.80 mile(s) from Atlantic City, New Jersey, NJ
90.50 mile(s) from Baltimore, Maryland, MD
109 mile(s) from Harrisburg
111 mile(s) from New York City, New York, NY
127 mile(s) from Washington, DC, District of Columbia
308 mile(s) from Pittsburgh
3.20 mile(s) from Rivertown/Soccer Stadium, Opening in 2010, new entertainment complex and NSL Soccer Stadium on the Chester waterfront.
4.50 mile(s) from Cap'n Carl's Paintball, Full service paintball emporium.
6.20 mile(s) from AMC Theaters Granite Run, 8 Theater movie complex at the Granite Run Mall.
6.90 mile(s) from AMC Theaters Marple, 10 theater movie complex at the Marple Village shopping center.
7.50 mile(s) from Sproul Lanes, Family-oriented bowling alley featuring Rock & Bowl nights on Friday & Saturday.
8.60 mile(s) from Drexelline Billiards, Smoke free billiard hall with dart boards, bar and bar food. Located in the Drexeline Shopping Center.
10.00 mile(s) from Ridley Creek State Park, 2400 acres of woods, parks, hike & bike trails and picnic grounds along the Ridley Creek.
12.00 mile(s) from Skatium, Old fashioned ice skating rink. Open skate and ice hockey leagues.
2.00 mile(s) from Home Depot, Home repair superstore located in Ridley, PA
4.20 mile(s) from Springfield Mall, Macy's and 40-plus stores and restaurants under one roof just 11 minutes from the hotel.
4.50 mile(s) from Media Towne Center, Quaint shopping district with historic buildings, trolly cars, numerous shops, bars and eateries.
4.50 mile(s) from Historic Downtown Media, Local shopping area with historic buildings, quaint shops, excellent restaurants and a beautiful Main Street
5.00 mile(s) from Granite Run Mall, Local Shopping Center with 80 specialty stores anchored by JC Penney, Sears and Boscov's
6.00 mile(s) from Center City Philadelphia, Hundreds of stores and restaurants on Philadelphia's two main streets, Chestnut and Walnut
6.00 mile(s) from Olde City Philadelphia, original Philadelphia buildings, cobblestone streets , horse-drawn carriages and shops and food galore.
6.00 mile(s) from University City, the neighborhoods surrounding The University of Pennsylvania boast numerous stores and eateries.
8.00 mile(s) from King of Prussia Mall, a huge indoor mall with over 500 stores and restaurants. A day trip in itself.
22.00 mile(s) from King of Prussia Mall, huge indoor shopping mall featuring over 250 stores in 3 buildings
6.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia International Airport
0.50 mile(s) from Chester Transportation Center City of Chester transportation hub for local buses and regional rail lines to Philadelphia and the western suburbs of Delaware County and into Wilmington, DE.
0.50 mile(s) from Chester Transportation Center Regional SEPTA rail lines (R2) run from Chester Transporation Center into the City of Philadelphia with stops at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia (Amtrak), Suburban Station and Market East Station.
15.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia, PA The City of Philadelphia is a 20-25 minute car or train ride from our hotel. The City of Philadelphia offers many great options for sightseeing, dining, nightlife and historical attractions.
Free local shuttle from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., The Hotel Shuttle provides free transportation between the Philadelphia International Airport, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack, Widener University.