• Study Hotels Opens in University City

     
    POSTED February 6, 2017
     

Study Hotels has opened its second location in the heart of University City. The hotel is located at the crossroads of Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania.

The 10-story hotel, owned and developed by New York-based developer Hospitality 3, features 212 guest rooms. It also includes features such an innovative Study living room, fitness center and an active art gallery that showcases local artists and student work on a rotating basis.

“We’re thrilled to bring our concept to Philadelphia, and especially excited about this dynamic location. Offering our guests an environment that promotes intellectual stimulation, rest and reflection is the hallmark of our concept,” says Paul McGowan, founder and president, Study Hotels. “Being situated between two thriving and prestigious universities is an ideal opportunity for us to play a meaningful long-term role in the community.”

CO-OP restaurant and lounge will be led by Philadelphia resident chef Craig Russel and features a colorful menu sourced with seasonal and local ingredients. Guests may choose either indoor or outdoor seating while enjoying their dishes in one of the most vibrant corners in the city.

The Study at University City offers more than 7,000 square feet of AV-equipped event spaces including a banquet salon and a suite of conference studios. Guests may also make use of event terraces to experience the wonderful views of University City.

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