Lodging Guide

Hotel prices will vary depending upon time of year, availability, and discounts based upon affiliations with various groups. While the list of accommodations are organized by type and distance from Swarthmore, the College does not endorse any particular facility. For exact prices and availability, please call the hotels directly, or contact your travel agent. 

Because Philadelphia is nearby, you may also consider one of the many hotels located in the city. To learn more about Philadelphia, please visit Visit Philly.

Area Hotels (1-15 miles) | Airport Hotels (7-10 miles)
Regional Hotels (15-25 miles) | Bed & Breakfast

Adjacent to the Swarthmore campus

  • The Inn at Swarthmore 10 Chester Rd.
    Swarthmore, PA 19081
    (610) 543-7500
    As the only hotel located in Swarthmore, we offer 40 guestrooms, event space, and The Broad Table Tavern. We are also home to the new Swarthmore's Campus and Community Store. Special rates are available for guests of Swarthmore College based on availability.

Area Hotels (1-15 miles)

Airport Hotels (7-10 miles)

Regional Hotels (15-25 miles)

Bed & Breakfast

  • AIRbnb

    Rent unique places to stay from local hosts in the Swarthmore, PA and Philadelphia.

  • Bed and Breakfast Connection of Philadelphia

    Since 1987, Bed and Breakfast Connection of Philadelphia has helped
    visitors find a B&B to meet their needs.
    (800) 448-3619

  • Duling-Kurtz House

    146 South Whitford Road
    Exton, PA 19341
    (610) 524-1830
    Description: 15 rooms

  • Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast & Carriage House

    725 Darlington Road
    Media, PA 19063
    Phone: (610) 459-3000
    Toll Free: 877-836-8212
    Description: 7 rooms with private baths and a 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath cottage. Not handicap accessible.

  • Pendle Hill

    338 Plush Mill Road
    Wallingford, PA 19086
    (610) 566-4507, ext. 137
    Description: Retreat center 5 minute drive from Swarthmore

  • Pennsbury Inn

    883 Baltimore Pike
    Chadds Ford, PA 19317
    Phone: (610) 388-1435
    Fax: (610) 388-1436
    Description: 6 rooms, all with private baths. Not handicap accessible.

  • Sweetwater Farm

    50 Sweetwater Road
    Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (610) 459-4711
    Description: 7 rooms and 8 cottages.

  • Alpenhof Bed & Breakfast

    2001 N. Ridley Creek Road
    Media, PA 19063
    (610) 891-8222

  • The Purcell Darrell House

    315 North Chester Road
    Swarthmore, PA 19081
    (610) 690-4421
    Description: Charming Victorian home with 3 guest rooms, just 1/2 block from the campus entrance

  • VRBO

    Rent short term vacation homes in Swarthmore and Philadelphia.

  • Wyndham Alumnae House Bed & Breakfast - Bryn Mawr College

    235 North Merion Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    Reservations: 610-526-5236
    Description: 7 rooms - All with private bath