Top 28 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Philadelphia - Updated 2024

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Philadelphia, or Philly as the locals call it, is a city rich in early United States history. And nowhere is that history more noticeable than in the celebrated area known as Old City. From the signing of the Declaration at Independence Hall, to the famed Betsy Ross House, to the showcasing of the majestic Liberty Bell, America’s birth is on full display in this part of town. If you want to stay in Philly’s Old City and explore the origins of American Independence, read on to find the top Airbnbs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For a more memorable experience, take the time to check the best things to do and jazz bars in the city too!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. Beautiful townhouse evoking its past life (from USD 211)

This beautiful two-bedroom townhouse welcomes you to Philadelphia. A modernized 1800s shoe polish factory, this home has been designed to evoke the feel of its past life and features tall ceilings, exposed brick, and large windows. The second floor is open-plan and has the living room, dining room, and kitchen. The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, and oven for your cooking needs. There is also a cozy couch and chairs by a fireplace for your comfort.

As for places you can visit, this home is only less than seven blocks from Elfreth’s Alley, Independence Hall, and the Museum of American Revolution.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.05 km (1.3 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
322 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
astonishingly beautiful apartment with great amenities and exquisitely decorated
2 well sized rooms with super sized closets to comfortably unpack your suitcase
our local friends then came over to help fix the dryer but couldn’t fix the toilet
we were extremely comfortable relaxing indoors with plenty of space and high ceilings
overall we had a nice stay very nice touches and well decorated space well equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
bathrooms clean and gorgeous
super super clean including the bathrooms
clean stylish home on a quaint cobblestone street
the house is clean to perfection with all the perfect touches
gorgeous clean space amazing kitchen and living room
Host:
the host is super friendly and attentive
the hosts were friendly and communicative — one of the best stays we’ve experienced
johnny was a great host and very responsive
beautiful house and a great host
the home was immaculate and he was very responsive
Location:
the location is great
great location and comfy apartment
great location and well maintained
stylish place in an amazing location
beautiful apartment in a great location
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2. Light-filled apartment with a rooftop access

This apartment features oversize windows that not only drench the place with natural light but also deliver incredible views of the city. Guests who want to take in more sweeping views can also head to the communal rooftop area which comes with ample outdoor seating. In-unit features include central air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a full kitchen. For indoor entertainment, board games and a high-definition TV are provided as well.

Some points of interest near the property are the Punchline comedy club, The Cherry Street Pier, and the Rivers Casino.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.65 km (1.7 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
360 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had breakfast there while enjoying some fresh air
the king bed was comfy and had everything for a comfortable stay in-unit washer and dryer fridge dishwasher stove
beautiful apartment with the coziest bed towels couch
Cleanliness:
very quiet clean and peaceful
the place was clean and had everything you could need
fantastic place great communication from host sparkling clean and thoughtful amenities
awesome stay the place is unimaginably clean and comfortable
this place was very clean and i would stay here again
Host:
j was a great host gave fast responses and was very helpful and patient
j is a great host
awesome place to stay host was prompt with responses and the unit itself was beautiful
j’s place was amazing and she was very accommodating to our needs thank you for being the best host
would happily stay here or at any of the host’s other properties anytime
Location:
the location felt safe
great place and great location
beautiful place immaculate fantastic location fairly priced
it is in such a convenient location close to many attractions
great place to stay quiet area and close to everything
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3. Stylish retreat in the Philadelphia Historic District (from USD 91)

Nestled in the heart of the Philadelphia Historic District, this rental comes with a generous living space that can comfortably accommodate a small group of travelers. It is also a pet-friendly property so furry friends are welcome to stay as well. The rental comes with central air conditioning and heating for comfort. Entertainment options, such as Wi-Fi and standard cable TV are also provided.

Whenever guests are ready to explore, there is a wide array of dining options and shopping spots that await in the immediate vicinity. Independence Mall and the New Museum of the American Revolution are only a short walk away.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.82 km (1.2 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
352 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living space is extremely spacious and comfortable
the price is great especially considering that it's a full apartment with a fully equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean 2
great place super clean and comfy
the apartment was clean and well appointed
the apartment was clean and comfortable
the apartment was very nice clean and well stocked
Host:
very responsive host that helped resolve questions quickly
patty is a great host
the host was also generous enough to compile a huge list of recommendations
great hosts helped me when i was locked out
patty is a super host
Location:
the location is excellent
great location within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants
terrific location near independence mall
location this place is perfectly located to walk to everything easily
great place and fantastic location
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4. Relaxing oasis with mural views (from USD 179)

With modern comforts and a great location, this rental unit offers a relaxing oasis in the urban jungle that is Philadelphia. Its in-unit features include heating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a standard cable TV. Staying in this rental also comes with access to furnished decks and a large patio where guests can relax and enjoy views of the Magic Garden mosaic murals next door.

Although there is a fully equipped kitchen available in the unit, guests can also opt for local food options near the property. There are plenty of restaurants and bars found within a 15-minute walk. Tourist spots such as the Rittenhouse Square and Theatre District are easily reachable as well.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.43 km (0.9 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
451 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i'm a huge rocky fan
we loved the convenience of a kitchen and having a washer and dryer
perfectly clean place big comfy bed washer/dryer and the shared outdoor patio was very cute
comfortable and quiet with everything we needed
very comfortable with one of the better kitchen set-up’s i have seen for airbnb’s
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and cozy
apartment was nice and clean
great apartment-neat clean and well stocked with everything
place was clean and had all the necessities
the unit was clean and had everything we could need for a comfortable visit
Host:
hosts provided excellent recommendations
tony and rich are very kind hosts
toni and rich are amazing hosts
they are great hosts and help you with whatever you need
toni and rich were amazing hosts super responsive and accommodating
Location:
wonderful location for our interests
great stay loved the location
excellent location in south philly
pleasant 15-20 minute walk to historic sites
we enjoyed the location space and facilities
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Philadelphia Tour Guide

Stephanie Eley

Stephanie Eley

I'm a graduate of ITMI, International Tour Management Institute and 17 years as a licensed Tour Director and Program Director. My expertise began in NYC and Washington, DC where I'm a licensed guide and has expanded to Europe, South America, Cuba and the Western / Southwestern National Parks of the US. I'd love to introduce you for a day or a week to Denver, Colorado and the 4 corners region of... Read more

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Philadelphia Tour Guide

Annie Leguennec

Annie Leguennec

My name is Annie. I am a local Tour guide based in Philadelphia enjoying fully what the city has to offer with its deep history, street arts, murals, architecture, traditional food, black history, Farmer Markets, green space, a melting pot of neighborhoods and its great locals. I am looking for to welcome you and show you this incredible city where you will gain a better understanding of the ci... Read more

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Philadelphia Tour Guide

Vance Lehmkuhl

Vance Lehmkuhl

Tour operator and tour guide for American Vegan Center in historic Old City Philadelphia, administering walking tours focusing on Philadelphia's "veg history" - the vegans and vegetarians through history that started the US vegetarian and vegan movements in this city. Author of "Eating Vegan in Philly" (2016) and also "V for Veg: The Best of Philly's Vegan Food Column," a collection of my colum... Read more

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5. Tastefully furnished apartment with an indoor fireplace (from USD 31)

Whether for business or leisure, the SOHO House offers a fantastic stay. It is a contemporary one-bedroom rental that comes with cooking basics in the kitchen and Wi-Fi throughout the property. In addition to the central air conditioning, there is also an indoor fireplace installed under the Smart TV so guests can stay warm and cozy, especially during movie nights.

The property features a strategic location in the Northern Liberties, making it easy for guests to reach various restaurants and tourist spots within minutes.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.46 km (1.6 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
207 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great ac wifi was flawless
i enjoyed all of the decorations and cool vibes throughout the apartment
i loved the artwork and really the entire design of the apartment
bed and daybed were both awesome to sleep and relax on
Cleanliness:
easy check-in and a clean cozy stay
great home amazing art around the house very clean and great communication the entire stay
the unit was incredibly clean and everything i hoped for and more
the apartment is gorgeous and sparkling clean i would definitely stay again
this space captured both mine and my son’s hearts it was clean comfortable and the perfect location for sightseeing
Host:
our host was very responsive when we had questions
allen is a super helpful host who was always available to answer questions or concerns
allen is the absolute best host he was super communicative and quick to respond to my questions
allen was also a wonderful host and great communicator
allen was a great host 10 out of 10
Location:
great location lots of restaurants in walking distance
within walking distance of some cool restaurants too
super close to cool shops and restaurants
perfect location for exploring fishtown on foot
other than that great location and worth the price
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6. Comfortable retreat in downtown (from USD 68)

If you’re looking for a comfortable getaway without breaking the bank, then this high-end apartment is an ideal place to stay. Its cozy living space comes with central heating and air conditioning. Other amenities also include Wi-Fi, a wall-mounted Smart TV, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Its beautiful location in the heart of downtown provides guests with easy access to local restaurants and bars. Tourist attractions, such as Liberty Bell and Chinatown, are also found within walking distance of the property.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
937 meters (0.6 ft) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
224 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice comfortable place to stay
Cleanliness:
comfortable and clean exactly as advertised
quiet clean and comfortable
it was very clean
very clean except for a couple of small details
the apartment is clean and the bed is comfortable
Host:
the host was very nice and helpful
host was courteous communicated quickly when needed
elaine was responsive to every one of my questions
elaine was very friendly and accommodating
elaine was very helpful and responded quickly if anything was needed
Location:
great place and location walking distance to everything
great stay location was perfect
what an amazingly cute and very conveniently located place to stay
perfect location and very accommodating
the location is perfectly placed near many bars clubs and restaurants offering fun night activities
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7. Winter Court Studio (from USD 79)

Cozy and centrally located, this apartment offers a great starting point for your adventure in Philadelphia. It is only a few minutes away from the Convention Center, Reading Terminal Market, and Chinatown. There are also restaurants in the immediate vicinity that provide amazing food options during your stay.

If you prefer homemade meals, there is also an in-unit kitchen equipped with cooking basics at your disposal. Other amenities also include central air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a Netflix-ready TV. It’s a great getaway spot for your solo retreat or romantic getaway with your significant other.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
582 meters (0.4 ft) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
445 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the free wi-fi and video games are a bonus too
the games in the room were also a great plus
if you’re not accustomed to city streets you may not feel quite as comfortable with it
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
clean and tidy when we arrived
a very nice clean and cozy space
the room is clean and cozy
small cozy clean quiet & safe
Host:
location was amazing walked everywhere communication with host was above expectations
check in and out was easy and long was very responsive and accommodating highly recommend
Location:
cute little place in a perfect location
location is great for all downtown attractions
great stay for what we needed great location and accommodations
good location and clear check-in instruction
we walked everywhere the location is amazing
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8. Historic apartment with an outdoor patio

Historic meets modern in this apartment situated in the Old City firehouse. It comes with a high-ceilinged living space equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a TV. A pub-style basement kitchen is also available in the unit for guests who prefer homemade meals during their stay. With a cozy outdoor space, this property provides a fantastic spot for guests to relax and enjoy their morning coffee before heading out to the city.

Some points of interest near the property are pubs, restaurants, and several cultural spots. Penn’s Landing, an amphitheater-style space, is found just within walking distance.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.72 km (1.1 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
353 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
couldn’t get the shower to heat up but if that was addressed i’d love to stay again
Cleanliness:
the house was incredibly clean and charming
very clean easy check in/out
listing is clean cute and exactly as pictured
the apartment is exactly as advertised not to mention impeccably clean and super comfortable
the airbnb is very clean and perfect for a couple or a single person traveling
Host:
the owners micromanage the smart thermostat
the owners were very communicative and kind
great hosts place and experience
the hosts were really friendly and wanted to help with anything they could
great hosts in a great area of philly worth every penny
Location:
great location close by tons of cute restaurants
great location very cool place
cool vibe and great location
super cute place in a great location near interesting shops restaurants the de river and close to main attractions
wow this location is truly ideal easy charming stay for two
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9. Beautiful loft with a Walt Whitman writing collection (from USD 240)

Welcome to Whitman Loft, a romantic one-bedroom vacation rental boasting breathtaking views of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Thoughtfully designed, this loft guarantees you a beautiful environment that’s sure to help you relax. There is a Bulthaup kitchen that comes with a Miele refrigerator, microwave, Miele oven, stove, and coffee maker for your cooking and dining needs. The queen-sized beds feature custom-linen bedding for a comfortable sleep. There is also a personal reading room where you can read your favorite books in peace as well as enjoy the host’s collection of Walt Whitman writings and local guides.

As for places you can visit, this home is only five minutes away from Betsy Ross House, Elfreth’s Alley, Ben Franklin’s House and burial location, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.67 km (1.1 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
147 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are very stylish and comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean organized and ready
the apartment was very clean and combined new features in a historic building
it is impeccably clean stylishly decorated with high end appliances a wonderful shower and a comfortable bed
to future travelers if you want cleanliness hands-on host and a great location
Host:
rachel was very plesant helpful and accommodating throughout my stay
rachael and wesley were amazing hosts
wes and rachael are top notch hosts and somehow the loft even tops their hospitality
host was very kind and helpful cannot say enough nice things
rachel was an excellent host providing tips for parking and local spots to visit
Location:
location is perfect
the location is also perfect and close enough to walk to everything
if you are looking for a relaxing place to get away this is your spot
this a beautiful loft great location walking distance to everything and the view
rachael & wesley’s place was absolutely wonderful
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10. Comfy townhouse at the heart of Old City (from USD 36)

This one-bedroom townhouse welcomes you to Philadephia. Describing itself as a nice, clean, and large place, this home promises you a comfortable time throughout your stay and is able to sleep up to two people. The home features a walk-in closet, air conditioning, iron, and a writing table for your convenience and comfort. There’s also a kitchenette with an electric toaster oven, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker for your dining needs.

Located in the heart of Old City, this home is close to a couple of restaurants, shops, and attractions like the Museum of the American Revolution, Independence Seaport Museum, Spruce Street Harbor Park, and the Benjamin Franklin Museum.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.07 km (1.3 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
301 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi and cable included
there was a fan/heater to help control the temperature
the bed is very comfortable room has a refrigerator spacious closet cable tv and microwave
responsive host and all basic amenities were provided for a stay in a studio apartment
gracious responsive host - the place was clean and comfortable with shampoo conditioner coffee etc
Cleanliness:
very clean comfortable bed
the apartment is spotlessly clean and roomy
oksana’s place was very clean and neat
the place itself was clean tidy and cosy
place was nice and warm and clean
Host:
oksana was a great host
highly recommend this host
oksana is very responsive on questions
the host was very responsive and it was easy to check in and out
oksana was very helpful and responded quickly to any questions i had
Location:
great location in old city
location location location at excellent value
walking distance to major attractions
fantastic location and fab apartment
excellent location very good value
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11. The Coachman's House (from USD 2480)

The Coachman’s House is a charming home that has one bedroom and can comfortably sleep two guests. It is tucked in a lush, large estate that was established in the mid-19th century. This home does come equipped with a modest kitchen, a seating area, and a workstation. Couples looking for a quiet getaway in the otherwise busy Philadelphia should take a second look at this property. Not only is it conveniently tucked on a hill, but it is also a short drive to downtown.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
9.37 km (5.9 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
252 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was comfortable clean and had nice touches like coffee snacks and bathroom amenities
the space was the perfect size for me and the bed was very comfortable
there was a tv but i mostly just enjoyed the quiet
Cleanliness:
very clean with private setting
everything was clean comfortable and convenient
the space was clean and comfortable
very clean and private home
the house was clean private and well decorated
Host:
teri was a wonderful host for everything from directions to recommendations
teri is a great host
teri is a very kind host
teri is a great host
beautiful grounds and delightful host
Location:
we loved the location
great place for a stay near philadelphia
cute little place with history
what an amazing space and location
lovely surreal location from past glory days of phila
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12. Nico’s Penthouse (from USD 188)

Nico’s Penthouse is a three-bedroom Philadelphia row house that is suitable for a family or any group of up to eight people. There is a spacious balcony at the property that overlooks downtown Philly. Some of the amenities you’ll find here are the cable television, free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen with a garden window, laundry machine, and air conditioning. The eclectically decorated home is close to major tourist attractions like the Independence Hall and China Town, as well as restaurants, museums, and shopping centers.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.19 km (0.8 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
229 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view spacious rooms and great amenities
the uppermost room has a great view and a large balcony
it's well equipped with a tv heater ac fans and good lighting
the pent house room offer great views of the city night and day
the kitchen is a shared space and fully functioning
Cleanliness:
perfect cleanliness completely smell free and sparkling
very clean home with very eclectic decor
the house was very clean and organized
nice clean rooms nice sheets pillows and towels
very spacious clean & quirky
Host:
great home with a fantastic host
lee was a great host
lee is a wonderful host
i highly recommend this host
amazing host very hospitable and sweet
Location:
the location is great literally not even a 10 minute walk from downtown
everything is a pretty close walk and public transportation was accessable
the location is ideal within walking distance of many historic sites in philly and downtown bars and restaurants
it’s definitely worth the money to stay in that location
her penthouse is a unique place to stay - and close to many attractions
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13. Charming and elegant one-bedroom apartment

Business travelers have made this elegant one-bedroom home a top accommodation pick due to its close proximity to the city center. The former office converted into an Airbnb accommodates up to two guests and features a 47-inch television with Netflix in the bedroom, a 24-inch TV in the living area, a work desk with a computer, and a minibar. The kitchen is moderately equipped and has the basic essentials for cooking. A grocery store is within walking distance of the property.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
10.76 km (6.7 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
59 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i definitely would recommend to come and stay there if you need somewhere quite and comfortable
the apartment had every essential necessary and the decor was very pleasant
we had a lovely stay at rob’s apartment
Cleanliness:
the place was super clean and comfortable
great communication easy check in very clean
this spot was very clean and welcoming
beautiful clean and stylish place
very comfortable bed and clean space
Host:
as a host he was extremely considerate and helpful
host was extra accommodating cute space
great host great apartment and great location
robinson was very helpful
the price of our stay was worth the helpful amenities hospitality and cleanliness of the owner and bnb
Location:
it's in a great location (minutes for the main highway
this was a cute simple place to stay in
if you're not too picky about location this was a nice place to stay with all the essentials
a cute little place great for a one or two night stay
the place itself is ideal for couples and met all our needs
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14. Townhouse close to public transport (from USD 40)

A more affordable place to stay that’s best for solo adventurers and business travelers who are always on the go is this two-person townhome that is just two minutes of walk to the Green Line subway. The apartment is modestly furnished and has all your basic needs, including a full kitchen. The bedroom features a television and a work desk, making the place ideal for long-term stays for work commitments. Philadelphia International Airport is only an eight-minute drive from the property.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
4.64 km (2.9 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
263 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
access to wifi was easy
wifi is fast and reaches the whole house easily
air-conditioned room; nice comfortable bed and a great bathroom/shower space
pictures are accurate and there was a guide on the table that was helpful
the tvs are equipped with a pretty powerful antenna or cable or something
Cleanliness:
it was a nice clean room
the space was clean and comfortable
it was ok and clean
joseph's place was clean & neat
the place was very clean
Host:
he was kind and respectful
joseph is a great host
joseph was an excellent host
joseph was an excellent host
joseph was a great host we felt welcomed and at home
Location:
very mellow easy bus/shared ride to university city
joseph’s place is the perfect place to stay for a short trip in philadelphia
his house was very close to the septa making it super convenient to get into the city center
he has walking tips and maps located in the room and the place is extremely clean
it’s best if you swing by a proper septa station first and load it with money
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15. Great Studio in Old City (from USD 2884)

Just 3 blocks from George Washington’s house and the Liberty Bell, you can’t find a better locale than the Great Studio in Old City. With a casual and comfortable ambiance, this studio space is actually more roomy than you might think. Though close to several tourist attractions, the studio is surprisingly peaceful. Located on a quiet cobblestone street, the studio offers a comfy bed, cozy kitchen, and living room area, and a convenient washer and dryer in the unit. It is the perfect home base for exploring the sights of Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
776 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was great and we needed it the days we stayed
love this apartment beautiful and comfortable space on a lovely street
it was spacious comfortable clean and in a cute neighborhood with lots of little cafes and shops
the second bed is a futon but the main bed is very comfortable
if you are looking for an amazing place to stay in philadelphia i highly recommend this apartment
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked
clean and comfortable
smelled good everything was nice and clean
the apartment was clean and roomy
the place was clean and comfortable
Host:
he was quick to answer our questions and helpful
okan was quick to respond and super helpful
the check in instructions from the host were easy to follow and he was always quick to respond
okan was responsive to our parking questions and check in was easy
okan couldn't have been a more gracious host
Location:
amazing location close to everything
good location
great location close to everything nice place
near a park and subway and close to liberty bell
great location very nice space
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16. Super-sized Loft with Water Views (from 165 USD)

A former rope factory building with sights of the Delaware River and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Super-sized Loft with Water Views is a structure that provides a unique and inviting lodging experience. This super-sized Airbnb in the city center of Philadelphia offers a rich sleeping area with a new and comfortable queen-size mattress. Super-sized Loft with Water Views is roomy: with high ceilings, a fully-loaded kitchen, 2 fireplaces, and a deep-soak tub. Compelling artwork is also adorned throughout the space.

A third floor walk-up, with no elevator, please be aware this space is for travelers who are not only lively in spirit, but body as well.

Super-sized Loft with Water Views

Price: from 165 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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17. Modern Studio in Old City (from 98 USD)

Surrounded by buildings that date back to the Colonial Era, the Modern Studio in Old City is a present-day gem. Sunny, spotless, and fully-equipped, Modern Studio in Old City offers a stylish and cozy place to end a long day of sightseeing. This vacation rental in Philadelphia is near several great restaurants with an exotic flair. Can’t decide what to eat? Neighborhood eateries offering Japanese, Italian, Mexican, even Burmese, Korean, and Vietnamese food can provide excellent menu options. If you’re in the mood for extra spicy, check out Han Dynasty, known for its fiery dishes, like dan dan noodles. Great bars and historical sites are also in close proximity.

Modern Studio in Old City

Price: from 98 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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18. One-Bedroom Condo with Rooftop (from 100 USD)

For glorious views of the Delaware River, Benjamin Franklin Bridge, and more, the One-Bedroom Condo with Rooftop is a great option. Located in a quiet section of Old City, the One-Bedroom Condo with Rooftop offers a clean, spacious, and stylish accommodation. Large windows throughout bathe the rooms in lots of natural light, and high ceilings give it an extra roomy air. The living room is inviting, the bed is comfy, and the showcased artwork is engaging.

Guests can walk to many of the tourist attractions the Old City area has to offer, as well as great neighborhood bars, restaurants, and boutique shops.

One-Bedroom Condo with Rooftop

Price: from 100 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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19. Stylish 2-Bedroom Loft

What you see is what you get at the Stylish 2-Bedroom Loft in the heart of Old City. With beautiful exposed brick walls, open-layout, and sophisticated furnishings and decor, Stylish 2-Bedroom Loft has the makings of a dream stay. Both queen-size beds provide snugly comfort, and there’s a handy washer and dryer in the unit, along with wireless Internet and a large flat screen TV.

Just a block from tasty restaurants, lively bars, and prime points of interest, the recently renovated Stylish 2-Bedroom Loft has everything an adventuresome traveler could want.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
482 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathrooms are small but entirely adequate
beautiful apartment stylish furniture great kitchen quite close to many places of interest
Cleanliness:
it was clean and spacious
very clean and stylish space
apartment is clean and decorated nicely
great space clean and spacious
bathrooms were clean and modern
Host:
alex was a good host and very quick to respond to any questions
thank you for being a great host everything was perfect
awesome amenities and quick response from hosts
good plenty of room great host and communication
great location and the host communicated well but could have been cleaner
Location:
location is great in the middle of old city
great location excellent restaurants a block away
great place in an amazing location
nice place in great location
great place in a great location
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20. Two-Bedroom Townhouse

This classic two-bedroom Airbnb in Philadelphia is in the neighborhood of the historic Old City, giving guests plenty of opportunities to thoroughly explore the area. Less than a block away is the Betsy Ross House, and it’s a short stroll to Constitution Center. The Two-Bedroom Townhouse is also surrounded by charming coffee shops, restaurants, and boutiques.

The fully-renovated apartment is a beauty, with wonderful 18-foot (5.48 meter) ceilings and floor-to-ceiling living room windows that open to a pretty Juliette balcony that overlooks Old City. Bathed in natural light, the space is nicely accentuated with many great details and captures Old Philadelphia with a modern twist.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.84 km (1.2 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
194 reviews  
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the entire space was very nice with lots of natural light in the living room / kitchen
love the apartment- everything was exactly as advertised
we were a party of five so someone did use the pullout couch in the living room
beautiful apartment- great location- terrible beds
beautiful apartment with tons of space
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
very clean and good sized rooms
apartment was clean and inviting
the place was clean and spacious
the 2nd floor apartment was clean & more spacious than anticipated
Host:
our host was super easy to communicate with
check in was easy and our host was very responsive to any questions we had
we highly recommend this host
host was very helpful and a great communicator great experience
enough room for a group and hosts were very responsive
Location:
the location is perfect
great location and apartment
great neighborhood and awesome location
great location - uncomfortable beds
fantastic location in old city
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21. Charming Loft in Old City

A former hoopskirt factory, the Charming Loft in Old City is near historic attractions and the Convention Center, making it a great lodging option for tourists and business travelers. A beloved area of town, the Charming Loft in Old City is within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Constitution Center, Betsy Ross House, and so much more. The loft is also surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops, clothing boutiques, and art galleries. It is close to the city’s nightlife, yet far enough away as to not bother lodgers on busy weekends. This area is also a top-notch place to take a leisurely stroll.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.73 km (1.1 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
266 reviews  
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i would highly recommend this place is adorable and has a full kitchen washer/dryer and even an air mattress
really cool spot and the bed is super comfy compared to most other air bnb places
nikki's loft apt was perfect for us
well equipped kitchen and comfortable sofa in the living room
nikki’s loft was perfect the space is beautiful and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable just as advertised
loft was very clean
the apartment was clean and had a great vibe
what a charming bnb everything was sparking clean and comfortable
the place itself was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
the host is very hospitable and helpful
nikki was a great host
the host provides great service quick communication and wonderful recommendations
our host was friendly responsive and very accommodating plus the laundry facilities were handy to have
check in was a breeze and the host was super easy to deal with; highly recommend staying here
Location:
great location and such a cute loft
great location when visiting philly
her loft is located in a great central area
excellent location right in the middle of it all
attentive hostess & ideal location
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22. Gem of Old City Philly

With exposed brick walls, lots of natural light, and comfy furnishings, the Gem of Old City Philly is a comfortable and attractive accommodation. The 1-bedroom apartment, with its loft-like feel, is in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district. Guests are within walking distance of major points of interest. There are plenty of restaurants and bars in the immediate area, so expect a certain noise level, particularly on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

In addition to the full-stock of coffee and tea, and the availability of Netflix and Pandora, Gem of Old City Philly appears the perfect spot for energetic, fun-seeking millennials.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.15 km (1.4 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
542 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unit had everything necessary for a comfortable stay
the bed and couch were very comfortable and the place was nice and clean
apartment is exactly as pictured and a cozy place to return after a fun night out
Cleanliness:
super clean and awesome place
completely clean and super comfortable bed
the place was clean and comfortable
the place is amazing it's very clean
very clean and quiet space to stay if you’re looking to explore philadelphia
Host:
hosts were very responsive
the host is also kind and very good
wonderful hosts they are very thoughtful
host were very welcoming and easy to communicate with
accurate directions from a very responsive host
Location:
very cute place in an amazing location
location is great - its as close to everything we wanted to see
a really great location and nice bright space
within walking distance of many popular tourist areas
very stylish apartment perfect location
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23. Charming Private Room in Old City

Charming Private Room in Old City oozes with timeless comfort. The cozy and attractive private room is housed in a beautiful multi-level condo that boasts lovely stained glass windows, plenty of comfy seating, and a spacious kitchen area. The private room for rent in Philadelphia offers nice natural light, a new and comfortable queen-size bed, very pretty decor, along with HDTV, Wi-Fi, a walk-in closet, and a full-length mirror. The guest bathroom is provided with plenty of daily necessities like fresh towels and toiletries.

Charming Private Room in Old City is situated among many restaurants, shops, and cafes. There’s also galleries and museums, and many tourist hot spots are within 20-minute walking distance.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.02 km (1.3 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
148 reviews  
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bedroom has quiet ceiling fan
the bed was super comfy (very soft sheets) and the keurig coffee maker was a convenient plus
very well stocked bathroom supplies including earplugs for light sleepers
wifi signal was excellent and the shower had plenty of hot water with strong water pressure
we also enjoyed just chatting with jennifer in her comfortable home
Cleanliness:
very clean quiet and comfortable
it is spotless clean and very nice decorated
the apartment is clean and stylish
the airbnb is meticulously clean the bed is fantastic
her house was spotless warm and inviting
Host:
she was very communicative with quick and friendly responses
she is a great host and has a lovely apartment
she is a thoughtful informative and very helpful host
perfect place with great host
jennifer was a fabulous host who made me feel quite at home here
Location:
in a great location in olde city
great location great stay
the apartment is perfect located in the old town close to everything
great location walking distance to old city museums
nice restaurants within walking distance
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24. Luxury penthouse suite

Splurge on your upcoming visit to Philadelphia and make sure that your family is snuggled up well in this two-bedroom condominium hosted by Zaynab. Up to five guests can comfortably sleep on the property. The living area features a plush, navy blue velvet couch, while the modern kitchen boasts a long kitchen island with a breakfast bar. The residential complex does allow guests to access the swimming pool and the gym, so make sure to take advantage of these amenities!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
7.17 km (4.5 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
11 reviews  
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Location:
lovely place great location great atmosphere
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25. Old City Penthouse with Luxury Spa

With a private rooftop deck, the Old City Penthouse with Luxury Spa is the perfect spot to drink-in the vibrant Philadelphia cityscape and beautiful Delaware River. You’ll vacation in style as the spacious 3-bedroom offers an eye-catching ambiance throughout: from its gleaming hardwood floors to its impeccable furnishings, to its top-notch chef’s kitchen. Unwind after a long day of sightseeing in the master bedroom suite’s gorgeous hot tub, or take a relaxing steam bath.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1.89 km (1.2 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
431 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 4 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
some of the smaller details like coffee bedside tables and bath mats not included
the apartment is spectacular it is modern and spacious and the view from the roof deck to magnificent
the apartment is very comfortable and the pictures are accurate
the space is huge and roomy (though not at all cozy)
there was plenty of room and the rooftop was gorgeous on the nights we stayed
Cleanliness:
it looked like the airbnb hadn’t been cleaned in at least a month
communication was great and the apartment was perfectly prepared for us and very clean
alex's place was great so roomy and clean
the apartment itself is pretty big very well decorated and super clean
the house was very clean and had a great roof deck with a beautiful view
Host:
alex was a great host
alex is a great host
alex was also an excellent host
alex was a super nice host answered all our questions as usual and helped me feel home
i then contacted alex who was responsive and sent his cleaners over
Location:
the location is amazing
great location in old city
amazing location in the heart of old city
amazing apartment even more amazing location
great location close to the historic center and the attractions
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26. Beautiful Mt. Airy carriage house

Couples will especially love this romantic Victorian carriage home in the district of Mount Airy in Philadelphia. The rental is a part of late 19th-century buildings. The interior features a clean white wall with a brick-walled fireplace and tastefully elegant furnishing. The open-concept living and large kitchen space features a 55-inch LCD television and a fold-out couch. There is also a built-in bookshelf on the second level. Business travelers prefer staying here as well due to the peaceful neighborhood.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
12.07 km (7.5 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice selection of amenities to make your stay super comfortable
thee bed was very comfortable with lots of natural light in the morning
love the thoughtful touches great amenities and victoria has most comfortable bed ever i’ll be back again
this is a great spot beautiful space and amazing extras like some breakfast snacks
sunny warm bedroom spacious living/dining room full kitchen
Cleanliness:
super clean and comfortable
the space was impeccably clean and well decorated
clean cozy and full of character
the bathroom clean and full of toiletries which was also appreciated
well appointed clean and very comfortable
Host:
host is great in responding any questions
victoria is a super host
victoria is a great host and every detail was taken care of
beautiful cozy unique home victoria was a lovely host
victoria was super responsive and kind when booking
Location:
the location is excellent too
great location for visiting the philly area
the place was within walking distance of restaurants and cute stores
very nice spot for a trip to philly; walking distance to great street for dining and shopping
very nice space and location
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27. Spacious townhome with a balcony (from USD 135)

This townhome features a tastefully furnished living space that can comfortably accommodate different kinds of travelers, whether they’re couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, or families. The place has a modern kitchen with cooking basics and a TV with standard cable. Amenities such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a free parking spot are provided as well.

When they’re not relaxing on the balcony, guests can also check out some notable places nearby. These include shops, cafes, restaurants, and other tourist attractions.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.08 km (1.3 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
288 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautiful apartment
the apartment itself was clean & comfortable
the place is clean and comfortable just as advertised
the place was very clean and had everything we needed
the apartment was clean well-decorated and comfortable
Host:
gary was also an amazing host
gary was a fantastic host
gary was an astounding host and very timely with responses
gary’s an amazing host i
gary was a great host and was quick to respond
Location:
great location lots of food and walking distance to everything
great location - walking distance to tons of shopping restaurants bars etc
gary's place is really well located
location -with parking - is amazing
gary's place is wonderful the location is great within walking distance of old city and the sites
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28. Market home

UrHome hosts this one-bedroom apartment that can accommodate up to four people. The property is nestled in the area of University City and offers guests access to luxurious amenities like a 24/7 gym and a heated saltwater pool. The living area features floor-to-ceiling windows with a nice view of the neighborhood. Some of the closest landmarks are the University of Pennsylvania, VA Medical Center, and Drexel.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2.58 km (1.6 mi) from JFK Plaza (Love Park)
52 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was the reason for our stay and it did not disappoint
Cleanliness:
very clean and convenient location
clean and nice amenities
the unit i was in was very clean stylish and had a great view from the windows
it was sparkling clean and close to most attractions would definitely stay here again
Host:
thank you so much for being such a great host
renee was an amazing host and quickly responded to our "one and only" question
Location:
an amazing place in a great location
very nice place great location and good value
this was a beautiful condo in a great location
in love with this place will definitely be back -britt
clean safe good location and a lot of nice amenities
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History is outside your doorstep

Whether you’re a serious history buff eager to check out Independence Hall, or a film fan ready to run the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art made famous in the movie “Rocky”, or an avid foodie primed to savory an original Philly cheesesteak, Philadelphia has something for everyone, including great Airbnb stays in an area ripe with 18th-century charm.

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