Destination guide

The historical city of West Chester awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, live music and festivals with a rental holiday home in West Chester. This city's gardens, university setting and bars draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around West Chester

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Chester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tee It Up Golf Center (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • QVC Studio Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Brandywine Picnic Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Golf Course at Glen Mills (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Chaddsford Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Chester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, West Chester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Longwood Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Marsh Creek State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Brandywine Creek State Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West Chester

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 20.1 mi (32.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 21.7 mi (34.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Chester?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 98 holiday lettings around West Chester. From 42 houses to 25 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in West Chester?

If you are wishing for some time away from city life, then listen up! Leave all the noisy commotion behind and indulge in the soothing sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 11 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. Searching for a different setting? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our options for this destination include:

  • 7 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in West Chester?

Flick on the television and lay back in that comfy bed — maybe even order up room service if you feel like spoiling yourself. There's nothing better than a good hotel. There are 51 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at as little as £58 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £61 per night.
  • Apartment: 13 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • Cottage: 11 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £98 per night.

Can I stay in West Chester in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a trip with the entire family or spending a few nights away with your old school mates, it's always lots of fun staying under the same roof! The best news is that HomeAway has places to suit. Why not take a look at the 7 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the most popular choice for big groups of guests. The lodging options that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 14 rental accommodation ideal for that size. Book a night for as little as £77.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be happy to discover that there are 14 rental accommodation that are perfect. You can book one for as little as £82 per night.
  • Searching for rentals to suit 8 guests? You'll be happy to learn we have 9 that will fit the bill. You can score one from just £61 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your brother and all your friends to West Chester.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in West Chester?

Forget those boring cookie-cutter hotel chains! Delight in the flexibility of living like a local in a budget-friendly holiday rental instead. Get a load of the wonderful options available to book on HomeAway. You can count on there being a fantastic deal just waiting to be snatched up in Newtown Square. With 2 holiday rentals available at an average price of £225 a night, staying in this sought-after area is bound to get your getaway started on the right foot!