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Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Discover historic Chester, Pennsylvania and its surrounding cities from this unique hotel near Widener University and the Philadelphia International Airport.

This Best Western hotel near Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE is perfect for the business and leisure traveler alike. Conveniently located near the I-95 and I-495, its easy to experience all that the area has to offer. Try your luck at Harrahs Casino, just one mile away, or catch an exciting Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer Game at PPL Park Soccer Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers, Eagles and 76ers all play just a few miles away at the Philadelphia Sports Complex.

This Chester hotel is a top choice for families and friends visiting students at Widener University, directly across the street, and Swarthmore College. In fact, there are more than 20 colleges and universities surrounding the property. We are also just half a mile from the Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

With its close proximity to the Philadelphia International Airport and many major corporations, this Philadelphia hotel appeals to business travelers. Our Chester hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle and easy access to companies such as Boeing, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Sunoco, Siemens, UPS, the Philadelphia Navy Yard and the 1 International Plaza Business Complex. For added convenience, be sure to inquire about our Sleep & Fly packages.

This uniquely designed Chester, PA hotel features 60 spacious designer guestrooms, some with hot tubs, sleeper sofas and kitchenettes. Each room offers Wi-Fi, a 32-inch LCD TV with premium satellite, a refrigerator, large work desk and chair. Our guests also enjoy free parking for the nights they are at the hotel, complimentary full breakfast, a fitness center, business center and more.

Visit the friendliest hotel in the Philadelphia area. Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University today! Enjoy your stay.

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1450 Providence Avenue
United States
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 610/872-8100
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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1450 Providence Avenue
United States

What's nearby?


  • 4.70 mile(s) from Media

  • 16.90 mile(s) from West Chester

  • 17.30 mile(s) from Wilmington, Delaware, DE

  • 18.60 mile(s) from Philadelphia

  • 19.60 mile(s) from Camden, New Jersey,

  • 22.30 mile(s) from King of Prussia

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, NJ

  • 71.80 mile(s) from Atlantic City, New Jersey, NJ

  • 90.50 mile(s) from Baltimore, Maryland, MD

  • 109 mile(s) from Harrisburg

  • 111 mile(s) from New York City, New York, NY

  • 127 mile(s) from Washington, DC, District of Columbia

  • 308 mile(s) from Pittsburgh

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Full-service medical center, hospital and trauma center

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Kimberly-Clark, Inc, Maker of Kleenex, Scott Tissue, Huggies, Pull-ups, Kotex, Poise & Depend Brands.

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Education Dynamics

  • 2.00 mile(s) from PQ Corporation, Philadelphia Quartz Corporation, manufacturer of silicate, zeolite and other performance materials

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Financial, The auto-lending branch of Wells Fargo Bank. Located at The Wharf at Rivertown

  • 2.00 mile(s) from SYNYGY, Enterprise Incentive Solutions and web-based native software. Located at The Wharf at Rivertown

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Dee Paper

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Hubbell Inc

  • 2.50 mile(s) from Boeing Helicopter Plant, Boeing International factory which produces the Chinnock and other military helicopters.

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Baldwin Towers Office Park

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Bellair Expiditing

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Sunoco

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Fisher Tank Company

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Covanta Waste Energy

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Alstom

  • 6.00 mile(s) from BDP International

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Sun Center Studios

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Rose Tree Corporate Center

  • 6.00 mile(s) from 1 International Plaza

  • 6.00 mile(s) from 3M

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Braskem

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Evraz Claymont Steel

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia Navy Yard

  • 18.00 mile(s) from QVC Studios, Home of the QVC Shopping Channel

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Widener University, Chester

  • 3.40 mile(s) from Swarthmore College

  • 6.20 mile(s) from Neumann College, Aston

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Delaware County Community, Media

  • 12.50 mile(s) from Penn State DelCo Campus, Media

  • 13.80 mile(s) from Cheney University, Cheney

  • 14.00 mile(s) from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  • 14.50 mile(s) from Drexel University, Philadelphia

  • 14.90 mile(s) from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia

  • 15.20 mile(s) from Villanova University

  • 15.80 mile(s) from University of the Arts, Philadelphia

  • 16.70 mile(s) from Rosemont College

  • 17.20 mile(s) from Haverford College, Haverford

  • 17.30 mile(s) from Bryn Mawr College

  • 17.50 mile(s) from Eastern University, St. Davids

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Temple University, Philadelphia

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia University

  • 18.10 mile(s) from Widener University Law, Wilmington, DE

  • 19.50 mile(s) from West Chester University, West Chester

  • 22.00 mile(s) from La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

  • 28.00 mile(s) from University of Delaware

  • 32.40 mile(s) from Arcadia University, Glenside

  • 61.60 mile(s) from Lehigh University, Bethlehem

  • 197 mile(s) from Penn State University, State College

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 513 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 159
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I don’t understand the good reviews

15/04/2019 Bloomfieldtravelmom, New Jersey

I checked into this property today for a job interview in the Phiiladelphia area. The place smelled bad upon walking in, the couch in the lobby was broken. The hallways are dim and when I got to my ... more

Owner Response
Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University, responded to this review
Dear Bloomfieldtravelmom, Thank you for sharing your review. We would like to express our apologies for the strange stinky smell and wish we had known during your stay so that we could have taken action to remedy this issue. We are forever working to improve upon the guest experienceand I hope you will remember our attributes for when you return during another trip to the area to see how we have improved to impress you even more once work is complete.

Great Stay across the street from Widener University

08/04/2019 Connector25590297561,

The staff is friendly and helpful plus the hotel offers a great breakfast of sausage, eggs, hashbrowns, and more. The rooms were clean and spacious and there is a 7-11 next door. I'll definitely sta... more

Owner Response
Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University, responded to this review
Dear V, Thank you so much for your heartwarming and flattering review. We are so glad that we were able to provide a clean and comfortable stay. We appreciate your awesome compliment to our staff hospitality, breakfast, our rooms and amenities. We appreciate your five star review and we look forward to your next visit.

Warmest Welcome in the City of Brotherly Love!

26/03/2019 John I,

Checked in for a two-night stay, and very quickly came to the conclusion that they may well have cornered the market on smiling, genuinely friendly staff. Not one single, solitary solemn face the whol... more

Owner Response
Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University, responded to this review
Thank you for your wonderful review, John! It is always a pleasure to hear positive feedback! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our customer service was great. Thank you for the appreciation and we look forward to welcoming you again.

Great stay

26/03/2019 Passenger40777603682,

This was a quick and fast service for a last minute trip coming from Atlanta. Staff was great and respectful. in the morning the housekeeping was very polite and very freindly. i would recommend thi... more

Owner Response
Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University, responded to this review
Dear Passenger40777603682, Thank you so much for the heartwarming and flattering review! Your family was really fantastic. Wish you have stayed much longer. It is wonderful to hear from you and I am so glad that you enjoyed our staff courtesy and have taken the time to recognize the hospitality and care that we aim to provide for each and every guest. Thank you for the recommendation and we look forward to serving you again.

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23/03/2019 josephmQ3653CC, Ulster

We have stayed at this property multiple times over the past 3 years because it is close to family.To our dismay it continues on a downward trend. There was no grain bread or whole wheat product.The"e... more

Owner Response
Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University, responded to this review
Dear josephmQ3653CC, Thank you for taking the time to share your review and for always choosing our our hotel. Our goal is to serve our guests with satisfaction about our hotel and we are saddened to know that it turned out the other way. We sincerely apologize for all the inconvenience that you had experienced during your stay especially with our breakfast options and and hot tub. Please know that the hot tub will be addressed immediately and ensure our housekeeping is on top of it. I would also like to assure you that we are currently looking to add a few more items to our breakfast menu. Please do consider us again on your next trip through the area so that we may provide you with a more exceptional experience.