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Best Philadelphia hostels

Top tips for finding the perfect Philadelphia hostel

If you are looking for a value-for-your-money accommodation and want to stay in the heart of the city, book a hostel in Philadelphia. The cheapest way to stay in the city, with the advantage of being close to all the local attractions, Philadelphia hostels offer low-cost yet comfortable rooms for all sorts of travelers. To be central to local attractions, book a bunk in the City House Hostel in downtown Philadelphia. A 0.5 mi walk from the hostel down the cobbled streets to Independence Hall, you are right in the heart of the historic district.
If you are a couple looking for hostels in Philadelphia, City House Hostel Old City Philly is perfectly located for those who want to get a real taste of city. Situated in the historic district, it is within walking distance of a vast selection of restaurants, including sushi bars, Italian eateries, and cafes, perfect for foodie travelers. Another hostel in Old City, Apple Hostel is also suitable for couples, as it offers mixed dormitories as well as private bedrooms.
For those who want to explore the city, particularly solo travelers, Apple Hostel offers a walking tour, which is a great way to see the sights and socialize. If you want to discover Philadelphia by night, there is a free weekly pub crawl, plus the hostel has no curfew, so the main doors are unlocked all night. You can opt to stay in and relax in the community lounge or the onsite bar, where there are plenty of themed nights—perfect for making new friends.
When you look for a hostel in Philadelphia that caters to groups, check out Apple Hostel in Old City. Perfect for groups of travelers, this hostel provides a host of activities and events to enjoy with friends. From free pasta and beer nights to ghost tours and a foosball table—ideal for team bonding—the hostel offers male, female, or mixed-sex dorm rooms, depending on your group.

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