The 10 Best Hostels in Philadelphia, USA

Some of the best backpacker spots in Philadelphia

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City House Hostel Philadelphia 2 stars

Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia

Ideally located within 10 minutes’ walk of Independence Hall, City House Hostels Philadelphia offers free WiFi access. The hostel has shared kitchen facilities.

A 24-hour front desk is available at City House Hostels Philadelphia. A shared lounge area and a games room are also provided. Nice staff, very clean hostel!

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1,292 reviews

Apple Hostels of Philadelphia 1 stars

Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia

Apple Hostels of Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia within 500 metres of The Museum of the American Revolution and Independence National Historical Park. Free WiFi access is available.

At Apple Hostels of Philadelphia guests will find a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a pool table, foosball table, Xbox, free computers and iPad stations, guitars and a TV area. Laundry facilities are also available. - spacious common area - they provide a lot of activity everyday. During my stay it was free wine and cheese day and also haunted philly tour - well equipped kitchen - accomodating staff - feels really comfortable overall

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1,805 reviews

Modern Coed Dorm!! 15 Min Train to Center City!!


Located in Philadelphia, within 8 km of Temple University and 10 km of National Liberty Museum, Modern Coed Dorm!! 15 Min Train to Center City!! provides accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is set 11 km from Pennsylvania Convention Center, 11 km from Liberty Bell and 12 km from Barnes Foundation. The property is 13 km from Mutter Museum and 15 km from University of Pennsylvania.

At the hostel each room is fitted with a shared bathroom. Got some good sleep. The staff was professional and kept the property very clean. Facilities were excellent. Will stay here again.

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Hostels. What are they?

Way more than just a cheap place to sleep, hostels are a social way to travel and meet like-minded people. Common areas like shared kitchens or games rooms are great ways to swap tips, tricks and travel stories with backpackers from all over the world.

Hostels have come a long, long way since the first youth hostel opened in 1912. From budget 'crash-pads' to five-star 'poshtels', today, hostels are for everybody, so whether you'd prefer a bed in a shared dorm or your own private room, you'll find most hostels are cheaper than a local hotel and far more fun.

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