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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the helpful staff at City House Hostel Philadelphia. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Penn's Landing. Free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and a 24-hour business centre are available. Built in 1761, this 1.5-star hostel has 58 rooms. All rooms offer free WiFi and full-sized fridge/freezers.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with full-sized fridge/freezers, microwaves and hobs
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at the coffee shop/café
  • Services include concierge services, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests like the location for its sightseeing and nightlife
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Penn's Landing and Liberty Bell Center

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8-Bed)

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Shared Dormitory

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4-Bed)

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (12-Bed)

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

City House Hostel Philadelphia ratings based on 1 verified reviews

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Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for City House Hostel Philadelphia

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
Great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, overall very well kept facilities! Would go again

Posted by on 11 Jul 2019

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About the City House Hostel Philadelphia

Location 17 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a 24-hour business centre on site. A library, tour or ticket assistance, and vending machine are also featured at City House Hostel Philadelphia. A complete renovation of City House Hostel Philadelphia was completed in January 2017. This Philadelphia hostel is smoke free.

  • 58 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 1761
  • Coffee shop
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Games room or arcade
  • Library
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Locker space


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) (18.1 km / 11.2 mi)
  • Train station: Philadelphia Temple University Station (4.8 km / 3 mi)
  • Metro station: 2nd St. Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

City House Hostel Philadelphia offers 58 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with shared/communal kitchens and an iron/ironing board. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Philadelphia hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No on-site parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • 24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: USD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Philadelphia House Hostel
  • Philadelphia House
  • City House Hostels Philadelphia Hostel
  • City House Hostels Hostel
  • City House Hostels Philadelphia
  • City House Hostels
  • The Philadelphia House
  • City House Hostel
  • City House Philadelphia
  • City House Hostel Philadelphia Philadelphia
  • City House Hostel Philadelphia Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.