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HI Chamounix Mansion

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  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Nice Location
  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

In the heart of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park, historic Chamounix (CHAM'-ah-nee) Mansion has welcomed overnight guests and groups for over fifty years. Originally built in 1802 as a country home, the mansion rests on a scenic bluff above the Schuylkill River and is convenient to Philadelphia's cultural and historic attractions, sporting events, and restaurants. Fairmount Park is home to Philadelphia’s greatest treasures. The Philadelphia Museum of Art (yes, you can run the steps and take your photo with Rocky), The Fairmount Waterworks, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, The Please Touch Museum (which makes its home in the 1876 National Centennial Celebration’s Memorial Hall), many of the public sculptures, and the new Paine’s Skateboard Park are just a few of Chamounix’s neighbors in the park.


We are happy to offer, for our guests’ enjoyment and travel needs:

-FREE PARKING
-Free DIY (do-it-yourself) pancake breakfast everyday
-Free wireless internet
-Free bed linens and towel
-$3 discount per night for ISIC cardholders
-NO extra fees for using your credit card
-FREE high-speed internet guest computer
-FREE vintage bicycles to lend
-Vending machines
-Foosball table, board games, and library
-Central air-conditioning throughout our building
-On-site laundry facilities, washer & dryer as well as drying racks and clothesline/iron & ironing board
-FREE ear plugs for those who need them
-Fully-equipped guest kitchen: three refrigerators, three ovens, three stoves, microwave, cookware
-Security lockers
-FREE use of gas grills
-FREE volleyball, horseshoes, Frisbee, soccer balls, tennis rackets, and more!
-Wheelchair accessible
-NO age restriction - all ages welcome; under 18 must be accompanied by an adult



At the end of the day, you can share your experience with your friends and family back home on Skype with our free Wi-Fi, or with our free guest computer. Share a meal, share a day, share an adventure, and share a smile at the five-star hostel in the park.

Chamounix Mansion is committed to being as environmentally-friendly as possible. Our goals are to conserve energy and protect the environment with sound choice of the products we use and recycling. We encourage guests not to waste food or soap and shampoo by offering a space to leave these items. Our General Manager and one of the Assistant Managers are the role models, here, as their stewardship of the earth and its resources is part of their moral code.
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HI Chamounix Mansion Located at 3250 Chamounix Drive, West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
HI Chamounix Mansion
USA
Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 19 3250 Chamounix Drive, West Fairmount Park
80% 515
40.0039596 -75.1964054
HI Chamounix Mansion
    Rooms available 10 Bed Male Dorm Standard 16 Bed Female Dorm

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Latest Review

" What a wonderful gem tucked away on the outskirts of Philadelphia! I'm spreading the word to my friends and family and definitely plan to return when visiting Philadelphia in the future! "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Parking Free City Maps Towels Included Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Wheelchair Friendly Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Air Conditioning Meeting Rooms Adaptors Book Exchange Hot Showers Cots Available Self-Catering Facilities Cooker Utensils Dryer Cable TV Outdoor Terrace Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Iron / Ironing Board Microwave Washing Machine

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Bicycle Hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Vending Machines Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Board Games Games Room Foosball Wi-Fi

Policies

Policies

Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted Curfew Lockout Non Smoking Taxes Included

Things to Note

Chamounix Mansion is in one of the most remote and beautiful areas of Fairmount Park. Therefore it is a bit off the beaten path but only a 15 minute walk through the tree-lined Chamounix Drive from the 38 Bus.

Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization whose mission is to help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. We have been promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 daily membership fee per night upon check-in. Memberships are available at the hostel or online

We do not accept group bookings online(any reservation of 9+ people), for group bookings a guest must contact us directly as separate terms and conditions apply.


We have a daily lock-out period, from 11-4:30. All hostellers must leave the facility during that time.
We have a curfew: 2am

We are family friendly: all ages of hostellers get to know one and other here.

The maximum stay at Chamounix Mansion is 7 nights. Any reservation for more than seven nights will not be accepted, nor will it be confirmed, if you make separate consecutive 7 night reservations. Longer stays are possible on a case-by-case basis and can be discussed with our General Manager once you are on the premises.

Chamounix is great for hostellers who enjoy the city life, but are ready for the privilege of sleeping in a Colonial-era mansion surrounded by 200 year old trees, walking trails, bike paths, and our huge porch with cozy Adirondack chairs and friendly outdoor cats. Borrow a bike and ride up to Belmont Plateau where the best view of the Philly skyline can be seen.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

Awards

  • 2016 3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2015 3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2014 3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2010 2nd, Hostel Chain
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