Home to the Liberty Bell and the famous University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia boasts a rich history, stunning landscape, and some iconic landmarks. Even though it is Pennsylvania’s largest city, it is also an affordable destination for couples, families with children, or groups of friends. The Old City neighborhood is known for its historical landmarks, including the Liberty Bell Pavilion, the National Constitution Center, and the Independence Hall, while Rittenhouse Square is famous for its plethora of restaurants, coffee shops, and high-end fashion stores. No matter if you’re in town for shopping and relaxation, a walk down history lane, or to explore the outdoors, make sure you check out these top 10 best affordable Airbnb vacation rentals under 45 USD in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
This colorful room with oriental furnishings is a tranquil oasis, perfect for travelers in search of a property like no other. The room features a queen-sized bed, a desk, an antique armchair, oriental decor, but also modern amenities like cable television and free Wi-Fi. Guests will have access to a shared bathroom downstairs. Since the room is located above a yoga studio, guests can also opt to attend one of the classes, for an extra charge. There are also two cats on the property, but they can be kept away, upon request. Other amenities include an outdoor patio, linens, towels, air conditioning, free street parking, and ironing facilities.
Cozy Room in Art Museum AreaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room is very comfortable with great furniture and decorationsthe bed was absolutely amazing (king size treat) and the cats were super cute and welcomingvalerie’s space is adorably chic and the bed was huge and comfortablethe room is actually pretty large and the bed is king sized so quite large and comfortablesuper cool space very comfortable and also batman the cat was the cutest freaking thing evereverything was very clean & tidyclean place with friendly catseverything was pristinely clean and surprisingly quietnice clean and comfortable place to stayhowever i found the place to be clean quiet and very comfortable
Host:valerie is a great airbnb hostcozy space host was very kindvalerie is a wonderful host really great spacethe host was very nice and accommodating while we got ready for our night outvalerie is very friendly and accommodatingRead more reviewswithin walking distance to many great restaurantsthe location was super convenient to the center of the citygreat location and extremely walkablevery cool decor great location and there’s a cute cat named batmangreat location close to art museums and whole foods
This private room is part of a property located within walking distance from the Art Museum and the University of Pennsylvania. The room features a full-sized bed with memory foam mattress, another bunk bed on top, and a spacious closet with ironing facilities. Upon arrival, guests will find linens, towels, and complimentary toiletries waiting for them. For reservations of over four people, the host offers additional sleeping arrangements in the living room. Guests have access to a shared bathroom and a kitchen for preparing a quick bite to eat.
Something Simple - University city - private roomPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsi also really appreciated the ac and the fans it did get a bit hot and humidthe bed itself was comfy to sleep on and the ac kept us coolhowever i joined my father on the bottom bunk and it was much more comfortable therevery gracious host room was spotless with amenities such as coffee and tea provided along with a water filtergood small room but there no free parking in the placevery clean and comfortablebathroom was very cleanclean and easy to accesswhile the house overall looked pretty clean the sheets didn't smell washed and the guinea pigs smelled pretty stronglysmall room kept quite clean
Host:the host isn’t super eager to accommodate but eventually helped usshe was friendly and quick to answer questionsa was a great hostthe hosts are sweet and caringhost is really sweet and responsive to questions by textRead more reviewsexcellent location and comfy bedthe location of this place is perfectgood room enjoyed the locationgreat value for the locationgood location about a 15 minute walk from septa trains and right on bus routes
Here is a bright and spacious guest room with a queen-sized bed, a twin bed, a sitting area with a sofa, a chair, and a desk. The room can easily accommodate up to four guests and offers shared access to a full bathroom with double sinks, a shower, and a big mirror. Linens, towels, and complimentary toiletries are available. Guests also have access to a shared ground floor where they will find a living area, a dining space, and a fully-equipped kitchen. A variety of coffee and teas, board games and puzzles are available. There’s also free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and central heating.
★ Huge Gorgeous & Clean Guest Room with 2 Beds! ★Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsthe amenities in bedroom & kitchen are the bestthis particular space was huge with a comfy couch coffee table chair as well as two bedsand you got coffee and tea in the kitchen great experiencethe common area is huge with a nice open kitchena big house to share with other guests with all amenities and a nice big room to yourselfvery clean and comfyvery clean and quietsuper clean and cozybed was clean & comfyclean quiet and relaxing
Host:sarah & alex are wonderful hostsalex and sarah were very helpfulamazing hosts and beautiful placesarah and alex were great host very reactive and helpful on any questionsowners were present but respected our privacyRead more reviewsnice location near downtownthe location was easy to get to on public transportation and simple to findit's right next to a subway station so it's pretty convenient as wellthe location is great for the price - extremely close to the most beautiful la colombeclose to the train and some nice restaurants and bars
This spacious room for two features a cozy queen-sized bed, a sitting area and a reading corner by the window, a flat-screen television, and elegant furnishings. Guests also have access to a shared bathroom with a bathtub and shower combination, a well-appointed kitchen, and an enclosed patio. Guests should note that the use of the oven and the stove is restricted due to safety reasons. The laundry room is also off limits. However, guests have access to free Wi-Fi, a laptop-friendly space, television, free street parking, linens, towels, and basic toiletries.
Elegant and Spacious Hideaway Close to DowntownPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsalso brian responded to my friends question very fast about whether he had an iron or notnatural light in the room was amazingi was even upgraded to a better room free of chargethe room was stunning and looked exactly like the pictures if not betterclear clear clear clear room and bathroom new furniturevery clean and modernvery clean room and toiletvery clean and good valuenice spot it was really clean and spaciousspacious clean and elegant room
Host:quick response and helpful staffquick responses from host as wellthe host was easy to communicate and he tried his best to accommodate our needs/concernsshe was very friendly helpful and attentivethe hosts are super responsiveRead more reviewsexcellent location if you’re visiting temple universitynice place close to attractionsgreat location close to everything you needthe location was amazing walking distance to a bunch of local attractionsnice neighborhood close too everything
Here is a spacious apartment that can host up to 14 guests, making it ideal for large families or groups of friends. The apartment comes with three bedrooms, all with modern furnishings in neutral, black, or white colors. There are a double bed and an air mattress in the first bedroom, a double bed in each of the other two bedrooms, and a sofa bed and two air mattresses in the living area. Guests should keep in mind that even though the apartment allows for big groups, parties are restricted. Pets are usually allowed, but guests should let the host know in advance. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, an Xbox One, linens and towels, complimentary toiletries, a washer and dryer, ironing facilities, and air conditioning.
Full/private home by cheesesteaks in hip S. PhillyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsevery room has a window ac to keep it coolthere was a good amount of space in the kitchen to store our foodthe beds were very comfortable and the space was perfecti felt very comfortable in this space and had access to anything i neededplace was great quiet at night comfortable beds and living areait either needs a deep clean or replacingthe place is clean the bed sheets/linens towels are spanking clean and it feels comfortable to sleep inthe house is clean the beds are comfortablejason’s place was very clean and he was very thoughtfulthe beds were comfortable and the place was clean
Host:jason was a great hostjason is a great hostgreat host very comfortable stayjason was a great hostvery flexible and kind hostRead more reviewsgreat location to pat’s and geno’slocation location location we loved jason’s placeeasy 3 minute walka quick bus to the main attractionsit’s really close to a lot of great places to eat and close to the sports complexes
This room is part of a newly restored Victorian house, and it makes for the perfect accommodation for a solo traveler who would like to stay near public transport, restaurants, and nightlife. Some of the amenities available include free Wi-Fi, linens, towels, basic toiletries, and access to a washer and dryer. The kitchen is accessible for travelers who wish to cook their own meals.
Cosy private room in restored Victorian house.Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsno a/c in the bedroom but there is a ceiling fanmattresses are new and very comfortablethe bed and blankets were comfortablei slept very well cozy under all the blanketsroom and bed are quite comfortablea clean classy and cozy place to staythe house is nice everything was very clean and i slept just finemichael keeps a clean house and is very responsive when you need himmichael is very nice and keeps a stylish clean homeright price for a quick and clean spot to stay while in philly
Host:very nice host and a great artist and a gentlemanthe host is friendly and a gentlemangood host and easier to communicategood value host was good house charmingvery affordable and very simple but kind hostRead more reviewsgreat location with transportation accessibilitygreat place close to many locationsgreat price awesome location close to downtown and fishtowni recommend michael's placemichael’s place is comfortable and michael is an accommodating host
This charming and chic guest house for two is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway in Mt. Airy, near the Wissahickon Valley Park. The industrial-inspired accommodation features a cozy queen-sized bed, a mini kitchen, a dining space for two, and a full bathroom. Complimentary teas and coffee, basic toiletries and lines and towels are available. Guests also have access to a lovely outdoor garden, and they will be within walking distance from coffee shops, restaurants, and a grocery store.
Guest House - Mt Airy, PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsit was cozy the bed was comfortable the coffee was amazingenjoyed the styling and the double heatersyou get a homey feel no hassle parking and the most comfortable bed i’ve slept in phillythe bed was also incredibly comfortablethe guesthouse was very clean and super cute we loved the various amenities especially the rain showerit was clean and comfortablevery clean and very comfortablevery cozy and clean placereally great space which was clean and quietextremely clean and in a really beautiful setting
Host:hosts were greattheresa has been a wonderful hostperfect hosts perfect housetheresa was incredibly helpful and her directions were very cleargot to meet the owners as we were leaving and they were both extremely friendly and niceRead more reviewslocation is ideal in terms of parking and distance from the bustle of philadelphiaperfect location to philadelphia and highwaysit's a great location in a very nice neighborhoodgreat location safe neighborhood and quiet streetshort walk to a nice neighborhood store for groceries
This guest room will not only offer four vacationers a cozy stay but also access to the building’s roof deck, where people can admire a breathtaking view of the city. Indoors, guests have access to a private bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and a big walk-in shower. The bedroom comes with a comfortable bed, a seating area, and a small kitchen area with a microwave, a coffeemaker, and a mini-fridge. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, television, and ironing facilities.
Private Master Bed/Bath &Roof Deck!Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved the room/bathroom set up with the amenities down the hallwith the fan it was just ok for a quick staybed is comfortable with skylights plus there is a room heater that does a great jobthe roof top was a great view and the shower was hugehappy there was an a/c unit as it was neededa nice clean and peaceful staythe room was clean comfy and cozyvery comfortable clean and friendly environmentclean comfortable room & big bathroom welcoming hoststhe bathroom is also spacious and impeccably clean with towels soap shampoo and hair dryer provided
Host:great host genuine and kind peoplenick was a great hostnick was a great hostthe owners are friendly and helpfulthe nicest hosts and the best hospitality you could hope forRead more reviewsgreat location and cute spacegreat location close to philly’s city lifegood location close to center citythe location is in a cool neighborhood and convenient to center cityso worth the price and amazing location
This bright and spacious room near the University of Pennsylvania boasts an extra-comfortable king-sized bed with a memory foam mattress and a sofa by the window. Guests also have access to a shared bathroom, a fully stocked kitchen, ironing facilities, a hairdryer, and free Wi-Fi. The apartment sits near Clark Park and a plethora of restaurants, grocery stores, and coffee shops.
King Bed & Large Couch near UPenn (#1)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewslarge size bed and nice couchgreat room excellent amenities easy check-in and convenient locationsofa bed in the room is also large enough and comfortablethe bedroom and bathroom were immaculate and the bed extremely comfortablebed was absolutely comfortable felt like clouds when i would fall asleepvery clean and basic roomthe space was clean and relaxingthe space was clean and communication was always prompt and courteouspenny's place was very clean and invitingroom was quiet clean and spacious
Host:penny was very responsivepenny & rosa were great hostsrosa maria was a gracious hostpenny was accommodating and responsivei didn't get to meet the host but i'm sure they're niceRead more reviewsgood location close to upennpenny's location is actually quite perfect from downtown not to far via busthe location is walking distance to most attractions and it’s really easy to get aroundgood place to stay and close to the city centerpretty decent place good location comfortable bed
This studio apartment is ideal for couples looking to enjoy a cozy stay right in the heart of Philadelphia, a short walk from Rittenhouse Square. Indoors, guests will find a living, dining, and kitchen space on the lower level, together with a full bathroom, while the bed is in the loft area upstairs. The list of amenities also includes a washer and dryer, free Wi-Fi, linens, towels, complimentary toiletries, and air conditioning.
Great Lofted & Cozy Ritt Square StudioPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsit was pretty hot up in the loft even thought the apt has a indoor ac unitcan’t beat it the place definitely can get chilly but the space heater warms it upshower is smaller but works very well with abundant hot waterthe loft was really cool with the bed uptop and quiet a spacious bathroombed is super comfortableplace was very clean and neighborhood safemaddie's apartment was very clean and very comfortableother than this everywhere is cleanmaddie’s space is a clean quiet place right in the heart of rittenhousethis quaint apartment is perfect for one or two guests the rooms are clean and the location is great
Host:checking was super easy and host was quick to respondthank you maddie for hostinggreat host super easy to deal withthe hosts were also usually helpful when we had queries and responded quicklygreat host responded quickly to requests great value and locationRead more reviewsgreat location in phillynice place close to restaurants and shops walking distancegood location about 20 minute walk to convention centerloved the location of this airbnbconvenient location and comfortable bed
Exploring one of America's most walkable cities
Even though it is Pennsylvania’s largest city, Philadelphia can also be an affordable traveling destination. It is one of the most walkable cities, with lots of attractions for history buffs and sports and outdoor enthusiasts, but it also boasts a wide variety of shops and restaurants. There is something to see and do for every type of travelers, and since most attractions are within walking distance, travelers will get to save a lot on transportation. If you’re looking for an affordable way to visit Philadelphia, check out these Airbnb vacation rentals under 45 USD.
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