Arts and Culture meet Science and Innovation in University City. U-City is home to the nation’s top Life Science Districts, Educational Institutions like University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University and world-class Medical facilities. University City also has a robust student population and dynamic neighborhood with a vibrant dining scene, bars, farmer’s market, high-end art galleries and museums. In the heart of West Philadelphia, U-City is located at University Avenue between 30th and 38th Streets.
Less than 10 minutes from University City, Aloft Philadelphia Downtown is one of the few Marriott hotels near U-City. We offer the next generation of travelers vibrant social spaces that bring people together and tech-forward amenities that reflect the city’s progressive spirit.