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Apple Hostels of Philadelphia

32 Bank Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 , Philadelphia, USA
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Philadelphia’s most popular hostel, located on a quiet street in the heart of Old City. Less than 50 meters from Independence National Historical Park, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and less than 1 mile from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, this international hostel has great amenities such as free wireless internet, free internet computers, free Xbox One games, free billiards table, lounge, piano and fully equipped kitchen.

Each bed has its own reading light, two electrical outlets and USB charging ports. There is central air conditioning throughout the building, as well as on-site laundry facilities and free luggage storage.

Meet fellow travelers each evening while enjoying free drinks Thursday through Tuesday evenings, or a free pasta dinner on Wednesdays. The hostel also provides 24 hours free tea and coffee as well as cappuccinos for $1.

This is the only hostel in downtown Philadelphia that meets or exceeds Hostelling International’s standards, the only one with laundry facilities and the only hostel whose common space consists of more than just one couch.

Included in your stay with us:

Free coffee and tea all day
Free wireless internet
Free bed linens
Free day-storage of luggage after check out
Free pasta dinner every Wednesday
Free open bar and pub crawl every Thursday
Free beer every Friday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
Free wine and cheese social every Saturday
Free cereal on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings
Free billiards table
Free foosball table
Free Xbox One
$2 walking tours!
Central air-conditioning throughout our building
On-site laundry facilities with free detergent
Fully-equipped guest kitchen
Large lounge for socializing!
High-speed internet kiosks
Security lockers for each guest
$2 discount per night for ISIC cardholders
No extra fees for using your credit card
No curfews
No lockouts

Please note:

We are chartered as a resource for students and foreign travelers. Due to our limited amount of space, we require that upon check-in each guest must provide a valid foreign passport. US residents must present government-issued ID showing that you live outside a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia.

You must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or a school-appointed chaperone. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in our dorm rooms, no exceptions.

There is a 14-day maximum stay for all of our guests.

Receive a $2 discount per night with your ISIC card

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, American debit cards and travelers cheques.

It should also be noted that you are not viewing the Apple Hostels website, but that of a booking agency.

Men are not permitted in the mixed dorm room unless traveling with women. Women are always permitted in the mixed dorm room.

State and municipal hotel tax totaling 15.5% is not included in the price.

Please note: Check-in from 4pm to 6am. However, you can arrive as early as you like and use all of our facilities including free luggage storage.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Oct 2018
    Exceeded my expectation! I stayed in a very spacious 6 female room and it was very clean. Separate shower and toilets which is good. Located in Old City so easy to walk around to see the main sights/intercity bus stations. I loved the common area where they have a pool table, guitar, piano and vending machine, but it does get really loud at night. Worth grabbing free earplugs from the reception. Very happy with the price as well. Highly recommend!
    South Korea, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Oct 2018
    Such a nice hostel. Staff is excellent
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    05 Oct 2018
    Excellent location. I stayed in the new bit and thr facilities were excellent. The night lights were suh a great idea. The ghost walk was excellent!
    Scotland, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    07 Oct 2018
    The hostel is split into 2 sections. The east building is very modern and clean and has vending machine coffee machine etc, the opposite building however was very old, poorlu decorated and smelt of camp as you walked in. The beds were comfy and each dorm had separate restrooms and showers which I liked. The location is great and is very close to alot of attractions and museums. Staff were very polite and helpful if I had any queries.
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Wii

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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Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Things to Note

State and municipal hotel tax totaling 15.5% is not included in the price.

We are an independently operated Hostelling International hostel. So while we meet or exceed all of Hostelling International's standards, we do not require our guests to have an HI membership. The is no longer a $3 fee imposed on non-members.

Please note: Check-in from 4pm to 6am.


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