Sheraton University City

Sheraton is holding a limited amount of rooms for this event.  When making a reservation, please indicate that you are participating in the 40th Ethnography in Education Research Forum to receive conference rates. (guaranteed until Tuesday, January 22, 2019.) Rates is $179 plus tax, single and double rates. 3549 Chestnut Street, (215) 596-0369(215) 596-0369or 215-387-8000. Located two blocks away from the conference site (Group rate is available by Jan. 30). 

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The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

3600 Sansom Street, (215) 222-0200(215) 222-0200or 1-800-HILTONS. Located across the street from the university.

Conference attendees in the past have stayed at the following hotels and hostels in the area.

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

1800 Market Street, (215) 561-7500. Located in Center City at 18th and Market Streets, near Rittenhouse Square. 

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City, Philadelphia

4109 Walnut Street, (215) 382-1111. This is the newest hotel in University City, located only 3? blocks from the conference site.  Rooms are studios and one-bedroom suites. Rooms are equipped with a fully equipped kitchen, a full size refrigerator, a microwave, and a dishwasher. Indoor swimming pool available. Free hot breakfasts are included.


32 S. Bank Street (215) 922-0222 . On a tight budget? HI-USA Hostel on Bank Street is about three and a half miles from Penn, downtown on the Delaware River. Ideally located for city night-life; easy public transportation to the University. Several room options are available from 18-bed dormitory rooms to standard queen rooms (from $ 28  to $ 80). Free wifi and breakfast are included.


Bed and Breakfasts

Conference attendees in the past have stayed at the following Bed and Breakfasts in the area. 

Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

3300 Baring Street (215) 387-6065 10-minute walk to the University. Nonsmoking policy. Deposit equal to one night's stay is required prior to arrival or equal to half of entire stay (whichever is greater). Rates include breakfast and are for single/double occupancy. Free wifi.

The Gables

4520 Chester Avenue (215) 662-1918 (contact: Don Caskey or Warren Cederholm, Innkeepers). 15-minute walk to the university. Nonsmoking policy. Deposit or credit card required with all reservations. Rates range from $100 to $200 depending on room and number of people. Rates include off-street parking on the premises and full breakfast. Special dietary needs can be accommodated. All rooms have private phones, easy hook-up to the Internet (including wireless), and cable television. Computer station available and free wireless internet. A refrigerator and microwave are available for guest use. A roll away bed may be added to some rooms to accommodate another person for an additional charge. Check availability online. Must call to reserve a room.

Bed and Breakfasts of Philadelphia

(610) 687-3565 or (800) 448-3619.
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