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Apple Hostels Philadelphia

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Great location right next to subway, main market, restaurants, main market street and sites. Very quiet dorm room even though there were 16 beds. Great kitchen and chilling area, great atmosphere with super friendly staff. Bags of movies to watch in the social area. There were organised events, e.g. free beer night and free pasta night. Wifi was available everywhere...

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Traveling the States by myself, I was extremely keen to stay in places that made me feel safe and welcome. Apple Hostels did just that. The staff were absolutely lovely, the place was extremely well decorated, very safe and in a great location. I really could not have asked for more.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Very sociable hostel, with one main relaxing area, meaning that meeting people is easy, especially for the solo traveler. The kitchen is very large and the bedrooms are what you would expect. The hostel staff are great, and offer a couple of walking tours and a crate of free beers once a week. Downsides: showers aren't private and it IS...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

My first time to be in a dorm and a huge one! Well it says it is just 16 bed but it looks like 20 bunk beds to me. Despite that, the room was surprisingly not stuffy (but it could be because I chose the top bunk near the exit door). Am fairly lucky to have no issue whatsover with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst travelling around. Place is lovely lots of communal things to do and great way to meet others travelling, they also have 1 activity a day which is good! Staff are really friendly too! Rooms are as you would expect for a hostel, but it is just one big room (that is for the code...

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Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2014

18 people to a room, but surprisingly we felt most safe here rather than 2 of us in a 4 bed. Showers are clean though breakfast options are limited to cereal. Good use of kitchen and fridges etc. good location and the bar crawl was great fun! Would recommend. But be prepared for the hugeeee rooms.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Apple Hostel was an excellent place to stay in Philadelphia. It was centrally located, easily accessible from the main train station, and had friendly and helpful staff. The Ghost Tour was particularly good: an excellent blend of sight-seeing and not-too-meandering stories. Although the dorm room was very large, all of the guests were considerate. There was no outside noise, and...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Stayed at the Apple Hostels in downtoan Philly for almost a week. This was my first stay in a hostel set up outside of India, and must say it's an experience worthy of having. Here're the positives and negatives of the my experience at the hostel. Positives 1. Very professional and friendly staff. They won't get tired of giving the...

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

It was great staying in the Apple Hostel for the first time in my life. The best part is it is located in the center of the city and has easy access to public transportation. I found it clean and peaceful. It would be unfair if I don't mention Bradley's name the front desk staff who had made my stay...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The fist time that I went there it was really amazing. All day there are an event in the hostel such as movie, drinks, music. People who work there are very friendly. I really enjoyed when I was there. I recommend Apple Hostels Philadelphia.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Apple Hostels is the only hostel in downtown Philadelphia, close to all major attractions and the best bars and clubs in Philly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apple Hostels Philadelphia

Address: 32 S Bank St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2811 (Formerly Bank Street Hostel)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: ₹ 1,865 - ₹ 9,584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Apple Hostels Philadelphia 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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“If you're old and/or heavy call and reserve a lower bunk. There seems to be one private room, but I didn't check the price.”
693abbyr, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There is a large selection of bunk beds in the female dorm. Book early if traveling the week of July 4. It gets very busy.”
er20162016, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a bed away from the EXIT sign if possible, it is pretty bright at night.”
melodiensmit, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed having a lower bunk near the window. More privacy and a near the ventilation.”
andr_k21, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“private room was very good”
heathermcg2016, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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