Hotel & Travel

Philadelphia Hotels

The Loews Philadelphia Hotel is sold out over the main dates of the meeting.

Below is a list of alternate hotels in the area, all an easy walk to the meeting venue—1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Philadelphia Marriott Hotel (across the street from the Loews)
1201 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
+1 215.625.2900

Hilton Garden Inn (5 min. walk to Loews hotel)
1100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215.923.0100

Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown (3 min. walk to Loews hotel)
21 N Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215.496.3200

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (10 min. walk to Loews hotel)
237 Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215.893.1600

Holiday Inn Express
1305 Walnut Street , Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 800.972.2796

Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square (12 min. walk to Loews hotel)
1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215.561.7500

Four Points by Sheraton (6 min. walk to Loews hotel)
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215.496.2700

Hotel Palomar (12 min. walk to Loews hotel)
117 S 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215.563.5006

Please note: AAUP has no made no agreements with any of the alternate hotels. AAUP has not authorized and will not authorize any third party housing company to contact attendees. Please disregard any such phone calls or emails should anyone try to contact you.

Travel Information

Travel by Air

Philadelphia International Airport is served by most major airlines. The airport is approximately 12 miles from the Loews Hotel, a 20-25 minute drive.

United Airlines Travel Discounts for Meeting Attendees

AAUP attendees traveling by air to Philadelphia may be eligible for up to 10% off United fares for travel between 6/13/2016 – 6/21/2016

Book online at and enter offer code ZWJ6538031 in the offer code box when searching for flights.

If booking through a travel agent or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give the following information:

Agreement code: 538031
Z code: ZWJ6

For more details, click here (PDF)

Ground Transportation

The following options are available for airport transportation to and from downtown Philadelphia:

  • SEPTA Airport Regional Rail Line (see below)
  • Liberty Bell Airport Shuttle (car/mini-van service, $10 ride, call ahead reservations required): 215-724-3333
  • American Limo: 484-368-7041
  • Atlantic Sedan Service: 610-659-8513
  • Philadelphia Taxi Cab: 215-666-6666
  • PHL Taxi: 215-222-5555
  • Freedom Taxi: 215-222-9999

Taxi service from the airport can be accessed at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. There is a $28.50 flat rate from the airport to the central Philadelphia area.

SEPTA Airport Regional Rail Line: Platforms can be accessed from the pedestrian walkways between the terminals and the baggage claim areas at Terminal A-East, B, C, D, and E. Trains depart every 30 minutes between 5:07 AM and 12:07 AM. The one-way fare to Center City is $8.00 cash only. The SEPTA stop nearest the Loews Philadelphia Hotel is Jefferson Station (formerly Market East), about 2 blocks away. All stations between the Airport and Jefferson are accessible. Airport Line service from Center City (Suburban Station) to the Airport operates between 4:25 AM and 11:25 PM. Travel time between the Airport and Center City is approximately 25 minutes.

Travel By Rail

30th Street Station is served by Amtrak, NJ Transit, and SEPTA. The station is approximately 2 miles from the Loews Hotel, about a 7-10 minute drive.

Amtrak Travel Discounts for Meeting Attendees

Attendees are eligible for a 10% discount off the lowest available Amtrak rail fare to Philadelphia, PA (not available on Acela Service or Auto Train) for travel between 6/13/2016 – 6/21/2016

To book, call 800-872-7245 and provide the discount code X18B-948
Note: Tickets CANNOT be booked online.

For more details, click here (PDF)

Transportation from 30th Street Station
The following options are available for transportation to and from the train station:

  • SEPTA Market-Frankford rail line from 30th street station to 13th street (drops you within 1 block of the Loews Hotel)
  • Taxi service from the main concourse is found upon exiting at the 29th Street (east) side of the station. This area is also the place for passenger drop-off & pick-up, as well as short-term parking.
  • For taxi service from the Loews hotel to 30th street station, see the taxi and car service phone numbers listed in the airport transportation section.

Travel by Car

The Loews Philadelphia Hotel is located at:

1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Driving directions to the Loews Philadelphia

Parking at the Hotel

Valet Parking

0 to 45 minutes - $10+ tax
46 minutes to 2 hours - $15+ tax
2 hours to 8 hours - $20+ tax
8 hours to 24 hours/overnight - $38+tax

Self Parking

The closest self-park lot is Parkway, located on 12th and Sansom (two blocks away from the hotel)

0 to 30 minutes - $6.
30 minutes to 1 hour - $12
1 hour to 90 minutes - $18
90 minutes to 12 hours - $22
12 hours to 24 hours- $27

Philadelphia Highlights and Information

There’s much to see and do in the City of Brotherly Love, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Penn Museum, and a host of restaurants and bars (Philly cheesesteak anyone?).

See our full list of Philadelphia attractions >