HI Harpers Ferry Hostel

in the beautiful state of Maryland
  • dining table with fireplace at HI Harpers Ferry
  • HI Harpers Ferry camping area with picnic tables, tents, and campers
  • group of young hostellers standing by flagpole at HI Harper
  • large open water on Appalachian
  • Harpers Ferry Hostel with snow covering the land and trees

Situated two miles from Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, HI Harpers Ferry hostel is a cozy lodge that stands high on a bluff, overlooking the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. A rich history surrounds HI Harpers Ferry, with Civil War Battlefields and the historic downtown close by. You can access the Appalachian Trail just steps from the hostel door, bike the C&O Canal and float down the river on an inner tube, raft, or canoe. When you return from your adventures of the day, relax on the outdoor porch, play horseshoes or make dinner on the grill or over an open flame and chat about your day with your fellow travellers.

With this intimate lodge and campground as your home base, explore Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Gettysburg, which are each just an hour away. The hostel has a self-catering kitchen, dining area, common area with a fireplace, and free access to a computer with Internet. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building as well. Ask our helpful hostel staff for their tips on living it up in Harpers Ferry or borrow some of the hostel’s sports equipment and invite your fellow travelers into a game of Frisbee, volleyball, or badminton. HI Harpers Ferry has something for every outdoor lover and is great for a quick getaway from the city or a longer trip that mixes adventure and relaxation.


Round out your trip with a visit to the nation’s capital to make the most of all the free museums, outdoor monuments and iconic memorials.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Breakfast at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Earth friendly hostel
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Smoking room/area
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • River nearby

Address & Contact

HI Harpers Ferry
19123 Sandy Hook Rd.
Knoxville Maryland 21758
Phone 1-301-834-7652
Fax 1-301-834-2022
GPS 39.326582, -77.700360

For further directions, feel free to contact the hostel at (301)-834-7652

More Information

Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 33
> Private (double)
> Family (double/twin)
> Male Dorm (12 beds)
> Female Dorm (10 beds)
> Co-ed (6 beds)

Office ad Hostel Hours
> Office Hours: 7am-10am & 5pm-10pm
> Checkout 10am
> Check-in 5pm

Season 2016:
>May 1st to November 15th

The hostel can be reserved during the off season for a flat rate of $475.00 plus tax per night. From May 1-Nov 15, the cost to rent the entire hostel is $600 plus tax per night.

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