100 N. Columbus Blvd., 215/627-7900 or 800/228-5150,
The Penn’s Landing  location and reasonable prices ($149–169) are the primary draws for this basic 10-story 185-room chain. While the hotel is on a stretch of highway, the attractions of Old City and Society Hill are all within a short walk and complimentary van service will take you anywhere you want to go in Center City.
Comfort Inn Downtown has the standard amenities, including WiFi, a bar, a small exercise room, laundry service, an airport shuttle, and a parking lot. A continental breakfast is included. Request a room on an upper floor facing the river for a view of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.