• 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.

As the spread of the novel coronavirus continues to put immense pressure on the U.S. health care system and the people who keep it running, the American Hotel and Lodging Association is working to connect hotels with health workers who are struggling to find housing.

 

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, most people are working from home. Many are social distancing or quarantining with their children, who have transitioned to online classes. Restaurants, bars, coffee shops, offices, stores and so much more have been temporarily shut down in many states, affecting daily life in the most unexpected of ways.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday recommended that all gatherings of more than 50 people be cancelled or postponed for the next eight weeks, in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The recommendation covers events like parades, concerts, festivals, conferences, sporting events, weddings and more.