The Philadelphia House

The closest international hostel to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn's Landing, and the local metro and bus stops!

No lock out! 24-Hour Reception!

Come as a guest and leave as a friend when you stay at The Philadelphia House. We know first hand that one of the most amazing benefits of traveling is making friends along your journey. We also know, one of the biggest drawbacks is the financial needs to make that travel happen. Which is why we cater to thrifty travelers and seek to accommodate our guests with a budget-oriented stay and friendly atmosphere. With FREE nightly Happy Hour and Events such as Salsa dancing lessons, karaoke or Pub Crawls we guarantee you’ll enjoy your time with us!

Located in the heart of America's most historic square mile, Old City, Philadelphia; our home provides guests a plethora of historical sites, art galleries, restaurants, and bars within walking distance! Also, so close to the metro that you can get anywhere in a moment’s notice. With an active nightlife and cultural opportunities surrounding The Philadelphia House there's something for everyone!

At our hostel, we believe that just because you aren't at home, doesn't mean that you can't have a home. Whether you stay for business or pleasure, our location is a convenient, friendly place from which to experience Philly's culture and history.

With a downtown historically significant location conveniently situated in a hip mixed use district, The Philadelphia House is surrounded by a plethora of shops, restaurants, amazing historical sites, bars and clubs.

Philadelphia buzzes from early morning until late night. Travelers are connected via 4 bus routes on the same block, a metro line just 2 short blocks away.

At The Philadelphia House we aim to provide you with comfortable, affordable, and fun accommodations where you can feel at ease and meet fellow budget travelers in a lively and relaxed environment. We provide a unique backpacker experience which offers great facilities including internet, chill out areas, lockers, tourist information, internet access, movie nights, luggage storage, telephone facilities and more!

We are a 'shoes free' hostel to help ensure cleanliness and to provide a 'homey' feeling. Please feel free to bring an extra pair of slippers for indoor use!

Please note:
Things to Note: General: Payment upon arrival in cash or credit card (We accept: Visa, Mastercard.). 18% tax not included. Be prepared to present valid identification. We do not accept local guests. Minimum check in age is 18. Maximum 14 day stay. Flexible checkout. Secure luggage storage. Guests must provide locks to use lockers. No curfew. No use of illegal drugs. No alcohol consumption between 22:00-10:00. Cancellation policy:No shows will be charged for the first night of their reservation.