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Discover historic Chester, Pennsylvania and its surrounding cities from this unique hotel near Widener University and the Philadelphia International Airport.

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 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.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Child Policy
Children 16 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 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


  • 0.10 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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.