HI Philadelphia Hostel

in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania
  • hosteller decorating the Philadelphia Hostel with handprints
  • hostellers enjoying open mic at HI Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia hostellers playing games
  • hosteller at internet kiosk at the Philadelphia Hostel
  • hosteller in kitchen at HI Philadelphia

Apple Hostels of Philadelphia was ranked as America’s 3rd best hostel in 2009, and the highest rated HI hostel in all of North America.

NOTE: Men are not permited in the Mixed dorm room unless traveling with women. Women are always allowed in the Mixed dorm, regardless of whether they are traveling with someone or not. Private rooms may be available but are not listed on this website. Contact the hostel directly if you are interrested in booking one.

The hostel is in a renovated 19th century building and features central air-conditioning, a modern kitchen, free foosball table, free wii games, internet kiosks and TV area. Wireless internet, tea and coffee are all free. We have no curfew or lockout. The hostel is located in Philadelphia’s Old City, surrounded by the city’s main attractions, shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. In addition, the hostel is within easy walking distance of the subway, Greyhound, MegaBus and Chinatown buses. Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Philadelphia Visitor’s Center are just steps away.

Every night is a different activity. Our most popular events are the $2 ghost tours, our free wine and cheese Tuesdays, our free pasta dinner on Wednesday evenings, free pub crawl on Thursdays (preceded by by free drinks) and movies on all other nights.

Notes on availability: In order to avoid over-bookings, not all of our beds are available on this website. Feel free to contact us directly on +1-215-922-0222 or toll free on 1-877-275-1971 or go to applehostels.com for real-time availability. For same-day reservations you should call the hostel directly or go to applehostels.com

Call us free of charge from anywhere in the world on Skype: go to the Call Phones tab, then select United States, then type 8772751971


See a different side of the state of Pennsylvania and make your way to the tranquil Nockamixon State Park for some hiking, biking, fishing and swimming.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Games room
  • Earth friendly hostel
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Smoking room/area
  • TV room
  • City centre location
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • River nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby

Address & Contact

HI Philadelphia Apple Hostel
32 S Bank Street
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19106
Phone 1 (215) 922-0222
Fax 1 (215) 689-4555
GPS 39.948734, -75.145369

Bus & Train tickets to Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia Apple Hostel)

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Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 70

Opening Times
> 24 hours
> All Year

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