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City House Hostel Philadelphia

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17 N 2nd St Ccitorner of Church St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
1.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I had a decent time staying at this place while I was in Philly for a conference. The beds were decent for the price but the bathrooms seriously lack basic maintenance and require a lot of help. One of the bathrooms / showers on my...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Spent one night prior to meeting up for a Family Reunion. Hostel location is great and close to the train to take you anywhere, including the airport. Guests from all over the world and a helpful staff as well. They have a gathering every night...More

Thank Marty061
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Location, price and energy. The have each night a program: music , night crawl, salsa dance and free beers. loud noise come from main floor due to loud music, not good sleep. choose the rooms in second and higher roof. I prefer the other city...More

Thank Naovice
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I spent few days after a job in Philly and chose this place to crash. Most staff are friendly and helpful. Location is unbeatable but it is that corner just a donut of tourist- heavy zone where a lot of beggers and suspicious people loiter......More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The hostel was nice and in a good shape overall, atmosphere and staff were great. But really the no shoes policy should only apply the dorms. Also the floors make a really loud sound when you walk on them, and there’s not that much sound...More

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At City House Hostel Philadelphia, 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 More from which to experience Philly's culture and history. Down backstreets that were walked by the Founding Fathers, on cobbled corners, history waits to be discovered. But Philadelphia isn’t just a museum; it’s a living, breathing beast of a city showcasing food, art and street culture scenes to rival any other American city. City House Hostel Philadelphia is in a beautiful 19th century building, a short walk from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. The interior is a tapestry of the rich working class heritage that helped make Philadelphia the first Capital of the USA. With 6 shared or private rooms set over four floors, the hostel includes an open style kitchen, chill area, and nightly guided events you'll know why Philadelphia is called the city of Brotherly Love. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 25 - US$ 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 25 - US$ 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Traveller (66)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (8)
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Response from Theresa O | Reviewed this property |
yes mice- we stayed there last October and chocolate was gnawed through in a suitcase!
Jim N
9 September 2016|
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Response from Canuck2011_11 | Reviewed this property |
Area seemed safe to us. We walked everywhere but we were not out past about 7 pm
Room Tips
"The rooms are not ada accessible. Changing rooms is hard."
17 Sep 2018
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"Ask staff for earplugs, in case you have noisy room-mates or snorers as we did"
24 Jul 2017
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"I stayed in an 8 bed dorm - quiet and near to washrooms."
30 Oct 2016
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"book in advance due to prime location"
21 Aug 2016
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