B is for “Best,” and these hotels, all located within 10 miles of Sesame Place, offer comfortable accommodations and convenient amenities for families visiting the theme park. Whether staying for a weekend or just one night, parents will feel at home with full kitchens and free Wi-Fi, while kids will enjoy splashing in the pools and seeing Elmo, Big Bird and Cookies Monster right from their guestroom. We’ve put together a list of properties near Sesame Place that are pretty great, according to family reviews and editors’ picks.
Written by Hilarey Wojtowicz
Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast
As a Sesame Place Partner Hotel, the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast in Trevose, Pennsylvania, features ticket packages that help families save during their visit to the theme park, which is just 11 minutes away. The property also offers free Wi-Fi, onsite dining and two pools -- one indoor and one outdoors. Guestrooms and suites come with king or double beds, sofa beds, flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges upon request. The Atrium Bistro serves up breakfast and dinner, while parents can wind down with a drink at the Library Lounge.
Red Roof Inn Philadelphia Oxford Valley
The budget-friendly Red Roof Inn is just 1 mile from Sesame Place, making day trips to the theme park quick and easy. It does not offer a pool or onsite dining, but the nightly rates will surely win families over in comparison to other chain hotels in the area. With this prime location comes prime amenities, too, like free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, microwaves, portable cribs upon request and more. Select rooms are also pet-friendly.
SpringHill Suites Philadelphia Langhorne
The private path that leads from the SpringHill Suites to Sesame Place makes a family"s stay that much easier and more fun. Kids will get excited seeing the rides and their friends, like Bert and Ernie, right from the guestroom and may not be able to contain their energy as you dig into the complimentary breakfast before a day at the park. Suites feature mini-fridges, microwaves and free Wi-Fi, while the largest can sleep up to seven with the addition of a rollaway bed (bring grandma and grandpa!). The indoor pool is open year-round, and the hotel"s conference center is transformed into a playroom for tots during the peak season, with toys, books and games available daily.
Courtyard Philadelphia Langhorne
Located just minutes from Sesame Place, the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Langhorne is a good option for families. After arrival, park the car and don"t move it until your stay is done -- the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the theme park! Guestrooms and suites are also convenient, with mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and space for a crib or rollaway bed. Fuel up with breakfast at the onsite restaurant, the Bistro, which also serves dinner, available when you return from time on the rides. There"s an indoor pool that will help families cool off after a day with the Count, too.
Sheraton Bucks County Hotel
You can"t get much closer to Cookie Monster and friends than the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, which is located directly across the street from Sesame Place. To make your trip to the park even easier, the hotel offers free transportation, onsite dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and ticket packages to help families save. Traditional guestrooms come with mini-fridges and free Wi-Fi, while Club Level rooms feature microwaves and complimentary bottled water, plus access to the Sheraton Lounge, which features free breakfast and snacks. Relax with a dip in the swimming pool with kids, or book a spa service to enjoy when the exciting day is done.
Residence Inn Philadelphia Langhorne
With fully equipped kitchens, a complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and a location within 1 mile of Sesame Place, families can"t go wrong with a stay at the Residence Inn Philadelphia Langhorne. Additional perks at the property include pet-friendly accommodations, guest laundry facilities and free parking. Plus, parents will enjoy coming home from the park to an evening social hour with complimentary wine and beer.
Holiday Inn Express Langhorne-Oxford Valley
The Holiday Inn Express Langhorne-Oxford Valley is less than 1 mile from Sesame Place and the Oxford Valley Mall. Hotel rooms feature mini-fridges, microwaves, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus room for cribs and rollaway beds. Before all the fun, enjoy the hotel"s complimentary breakfast, and then choose from one of the many family-friendly restaurants located nearby for lunch or dinner. There is also an outdoor pool for kids to cool off in after a summer day at Sesame Place.
Families can choose from studio, one- or two-bedroom suites at the Homewood Suites in Newtown, Pennsylvania, depending on the space they need during their trip to Sesame Place. Suites feature full kitchens and can sleep up to six guests. The theme park is just 12 minutes away, allowing families to enjoy the rides before retreating to a quiet home-away-from-home hotel. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, a pool, guest laundry facilities and a complimentary breakfast daily. Visit Monday through Thursday and you"ll enjoy a free evening Wind Down reception, with wine and beer for adults.
Comfort Inn NJ State Capital Area
Located in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, the Comfort Inn NJ State Capital Area is across the water from New Jersey, and just eight minutes from Sesame Place. Guestrooms feature king and queen beds, mini-fridges, microwaves, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms are also pet-friendly. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool, guest laundry facilities and a complimentary breakfast daily, too.
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