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AKA University City

2929 Walnut St Cira Centre South, Philadelphia, PA 19104-5054
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AKA University City's ultra-luxury hotel residences, featuring Philadelphia's highest and most spectacular residential views, are available by the day, month or year. Sophisticated amenities include an entire 28th floor dedicated to resident wellness, relaxation and enjoyment; Cira Green, a visionary, one-acre landscaped oasis 90 feet above street level; and Walnut Street Cafe, a world-class, seasonally-inspired restaurant. For best rates, book direct.
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Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Indoor pool
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Special Offer:Winter Getaway with AKA
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92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the difference in staying at a.k.a . Excellent service. Kahmila made sure our needs were met when we registered to accommodate our stay. Room was excellent and very clean. Lisa also gave superior customer service and very attentive. We wish we could have...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from MichaelW7843, Front Office Manager at AKA University CityResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the kind words about our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the service that Kamilah and Lisa provided. The views at our location are spectacular and we hope you come again to utilize all the great amenities that we have on the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the second year my wife and I have stayed at the AKA University City for Army-Navy. Both have been simply divine! Joe greeted us upon arrival and checked us in quickly and efficiently. In fact, he upgraded our room and offered a complimentary...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank shepherdrob
Response from MichaelW7843, Front Office Manager at AKA University CityResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for writing this fantastic review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay during the Army Navy game and loved the service that you were provided by our amazing front desk team.We look forward to seeing you next year again at the Aka...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both Joe at the front desk and Steve at level 28 were fantastic. So was all of the staff. They were incredibly accommodating and helped me out big time. Being alone is hard sometimes but they made me feel welcome. Penthouse was amazing. View from...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank brookep571
Response from MichaelW7843, Front Office Manager at AKA University CityResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking time out and sharing your experience at AKA University City. We do indeed have an ideal location, and were pleased to read that you also enjoyed the staff and amazing views from the penthouse suite. We appreciate you taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here just one night for a nearby event. Our room was spacious and overall quite awesome, albeit with one noticeable quirk. There were two large closets, a full kitchen, sitting room, huge window looking out at the city and river, large walk-in closet next...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Scott_M_SubGuy
Response from MichaelW7843, Front Office Manager at AKA University CityResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at AKA University City. We do indeed have an ideal location, and were pleased to read that you also enjoyed your spacious suite, full kitchens sitting room and your huge window looking out at the city and river. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say thank you to the AKA University staff!! You were all awesome and so accommodating! You made our stay enjoyable and flawless!!! The rooms were clean, spotless, flawless!! I wouldn’t of wanted to be anywhere else! I know the bride and groom...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from MichaelW7843, Front Office Manager at AKA University CityResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you liked the rooms and our entire staff and that the bride and groom enjoyed there stay. We look forward to seeing you again at the Aka in University City.

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April 13, 2017|
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It's $24 per day without in and out privileges. I have now stayed for several times, each for a week; it's is very nice and convenient.
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"Corner suites are larger and sunny, with great sunsets!"
Nov 6, 2018
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"I visited 3 other rooms, really suites, outside of the one I stayed and they each had unique touches - all..."
Oct 26, 2018
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"Get a room facing north for the best views."
Oct 2, 2018
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"Fantastic Luxury View with Conveniences and Comfort of Home"
Sep 25, 2018
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$228 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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