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The Philadelphia House

325 Cherry Street

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

***PLEASE NOTE***
Taxes are not included in the rates shown online. This is an additional 13% as mandated by the government.

HOSTEL CONDITIONS:

Due to the close communal quarters share by our guests and our staff, we need to consider the safety and needs of the many. In doing so Management reserves the right to deny stay/use of the facilities to anyone for the following reasons but is not withheld to the reasons listed. These reasons are up to the manager's discretion and may include Overall Health, Cleanliness and Mental State.

RESERVATIONS & CHARGES:

Cash, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Master Card. If you have a debit card, it must have been issued by Visa. To Note: No Laser cards are accepted.

No one under the age of 18 allowed. All guests in a party must be over the age of 18.

We are a 'shoes free' hostel to help ensure cleanliness and to provide a 'homey' feeling. Please feel free to bring an extra pair of slippers for indoor use!

You must give us 48 hours notice of a planned cancellation. If no notice is given the first day of your reservation will be charged.

Any group of 5 guests or more must be prepaid 7 days prior to your scheduled check in date. Any group that wishes to cancel must cancel 5 days prior to your arrival.

There is a limit for reservations of 14 days in any given calendar year.

CANCELLATION CONDITIONS:
You must give us 48 hours notice of a planned cancellation. If no notice is given the first day of your reservation will be charged.

CHECK-IN CONDITIONS:

By checking in the guest acknowledges all statements herein.

By checking in the guest understands that this is NOT A LEASE and their stay at The Philadelphia House is TEMPORARY ONLY. This is not accommodations for long term. As such, the guest understands and agrees that they have no legal tenant rights as prescribed by law; rather they are held to the short term housing and hoteliers law and statutes.

By checking in the guest agrees to abide by all rules set forth herein as well as follow the legal direction of The Philadelphia House staff, employees, managers, and its agents.

Should a guest fail to comply with any of the herein agreed to terms and conditions, The Philadelphia House reserves the right to charge the guest $25 per infraction and / or request that the guest vacate the property immediately.

Your bed will be ready by 3pm on the day of your checkin

CHECKOUT CONDITIONS:

On the day of your check out:

We request that you vacate the property by 11am. This means all of your belongings must be out of the room.

YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO LEAVE YOUR LUGGAGE IN OUR SECURE CLOSET AREA WHILE YOU SPEND THE REST OF THE DAY IN THE CITY, BUT IF YOU ARE CHECKING OUT TODAY, YOU MUST BE OUT OF THE BED BY 11 AM SO WE CAN CHANGE IT FOR THE NEXT GUEST.

If your bed sheets, linens, and towels are not returned your credit card on file will be charged for any missing items.

PROPERTY RULES & CONDITIONS:

***There is a 14 night limit to your stay at The Philadelphia House***

By checking in the guest acknowledges all statements herein:

By checking in the guest understands that this is NOT A LEASE and their stay at The Philadelphia House is TEMPORARY ONLY, not accommodations for the long term. As such, the guest understands and agrees that they have no legal tenant rights as prescribed by law; rather they are held to the short-term housing and hoteliers law and statutes.

By checking in, the guest agrees to abide by all rules set forth herein, as well as follow the legal direction of The Philadelphia House staff, employees, managers, and its agents.

Should a guest fail to comply with any of the herein agreed to terms and conditions or cause damage to the property, The Philadelphia House reserves the right to charge the guest and/or request that the guest vacate the property.

1) NO SMOKING INSIDE THE BUILDING, NOR OUT OF THE WINDOWS. GUESTS MAY SMOKE OUTSIDE ON THE SIDEWALK AND NOT BLOCKING THE DOOR.

2) IF YOU USE ANY OF THE DISHES, PLEASE WASH THEM AS SOON AS YOU ARE FINISHED WITH THEM AND PLACE THEM IN THE DRYING RACK SO THAT THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR OTHER GUESTS TO USE -- DO NOT LEAVE THEM IN THE SINK OR ON THE COUNTER.

3) PLEASE DISPOSE OF ANY TRASH THAT YOU BRING INTO/MAKE IN ANY OF THE COMMONS AREAS AND GUEST ROOMS. PLEASE REMOVE YOUR SHOES UPON ENTERING THE PROPERTY (Slippers are OK) -- Help us keep the hostel clean and comfortable for everyone!

4) IF YOU LEAVE PERSONAL BELONGINGS OUT IN COMMON AREAS OR BATHROOMS, THEY WILL BE PLACED IN LOST AND FOUND -- Please help us keep common areas free of clutter!

5) PLEASE SLEEP IN THE BED ASSIGNED TO YOU - BEDS ARE ASSIGNED AUTOMATICALLY BY THE COMPUTER AND OFTEN TIMES SOMEONE ELSE IS ALREADY ASSIGNED TO THE BED YOU WANT TO TAKE. PLEASE SEE AN R.A. WITH ANY OTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING BED ASSIGNMENTS.

6) NO SLEEPING ON THE SOFAS OR IN ANY OF THE COMMONS AREAS.

7) PLEASE KEEP YOUR TOWELS EITHER ON YOUR BED, HANGING OFF YOUR BED, OR LEAVE THEM IN THE LAUNDRY BASKET AT THE END OF THE HALL.

8) IF YOU WISH TO HAVE A FRIEND VISIT, PLEASE HAVE THEM IN THE COMMON AREAS ONLY, AND NOT IN THE GUEST ROOMS.

9) PLEASE LABEL YOUR FOOD WITH YOUR NAME AND YOUR CHECK-OUT DATE AND STORE IT IN THE KITCHEN. ALL FOOD ITEMS WITHOUT A NAME AND/OR DATE MAY BE DISCARDED. ALL FOOD IS TO BE EATEN IN THE KITCHEN OR LIVING ROOM. PLEASE DO NOT STORE OR EAT FOOD IN GUEST ROOMS SO AS TO NOT DRAW BUGS.

10) NO ILLEGAL DRUGS ON THE PROPERTY. NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10 PM AND 10 AM.

11) QUIET HOURS ARE FROM 10 PM TO 10 AM EACH DAY -- Please no drinking or excessive noise during this time so as not to disturb other guests.

12) CHECKOUT IS BY 11 AM. YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO LEAVE YOUR LUGGAGE IN OUR LUGGAGE STORAGE AREA WHILE YOU SPEND THE REST OF THE DAY IN THE CITY, BUT IF YOU ARE CHECKING OUT TODAY, YOU MUST BE OUT OF YOUR BED BY 11 AM AND STRIP YOUR BED OF THE DUVET COVER, PILLOW CASE, FITTED SHEET, AND TOWEL AND PLACE THEM IN THE LAUNDRY BASKET AT THE END OF THE HALL SO ROOMS CAN BE CLEANED AND BEDS CAN BE RE-MADE IN A TIMELY FASHION FOR THE NEXT ARRIVING GUESTS.

13) Guests may only eat or drink what they bring into the hostel -- If you take something from another guest or staff member, your card may be charged to replace what was taken

14) Items turned in to Lost and Found will be discarded every seven days. If you think you've lost something, please contact us within this time frame.

IF YOU FAIL TO ABIDE BY THE RULES YOU ARE AGREEING TO, OR IF YOU CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY OR DISTURB OTHER GUESTS OR STAFF MEMBERS/MANAGERS, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY OR YOUR CREDIT CARD ON FILE MAY BE CHARGED ACCORDINGLY.
ADDITIONAL INFO:

If your bed sheets, linens, and towels are not returned, your credit card on file will be charged for any missing items.

No one under the age of 18 allowed without prior written approval of Property Manager.

Any disturbances caused by a guest to other guests, staff, or the property itself may result in the guest being asked to leave the property.

Each guest is required to clean up after themselves and keeping tidy, including but not limited to their bedding, clothing and personal belongings in the bedroom and common areas, keeping clean of dishes and utensils that the guest uses, and anything else that is left in any common area.

All common areas are secured with CCTV digital recording cameras. By checking in to the property, you acknowledge that recording is in progress.

While every attempt is made to provide a safe and secure housing solution, The Philadelphia House, its management, staff, and associates take no responsibility for any personal belongings; the guest is responsible for the security of all their personal belongings.

Guest understands that The Philadelphia House, its staff and management are not responsible in any way for any injuries caused while guest is on the property. Guest assumes all risk and any subsequent responsibility to their well being while at The Philadelphia House. Furthermore, by agreeing to the Terms & Conditions Guest agrees to waive all perceived or actual responsibility against The Philadelphia House, its staff, and management for any injuries occurred while at The Philadelphia House.

If you wish to cancel all or part of your reservation for any reason, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance of your reservation's arrival time. Otherwise the first night of your reservation will be charged in accordance with HostelWorld.com/Hostels.com policy; as is stated in the Terms of Service you agreed to upon your booking.

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Excellent 94%
From $34

No lock out! 24-Hour Reception!

The closest international hostel to the Liberty Bell / Independence Hall park.

The iconic, trend-setting Philadelphia House is a 'Philadelphia must' for travelers in the know.

At our hostel, we believe that just because you aren't at home, doesn't mean that you can't have a home. Whether you stay for business or pleasure, our location is a convenient, friendly place from which to experience Philly's culture and history.

With a downtown historically significant location conveniently situated in a hip mixed use district, The Philadelphia House is surrounded by a plethora of shops, restaurants, amazing historical sites, bars and clubs.

Philadelphia buzzes from early morning until late night. Travelers are connected via 4 bus routes on the same block, a metro line just 3 short blocks away.

At The Philadelphia House we aim to provide you with comfortable, affordable, and fun accommodations where you can feel at ease and meet fellow budget travelers in a lively and relaxed environment. We provide a unique backpacker experience which offers great facilities including internet, chill out areas, lockers, tourist information, internet access, movie nights, luggage storage, telephone facilities and more!

We are a 'shoes free' hostel to help ensure cleanliness and to provide a 'homey' feeling. Please feel free to bring an extra pair of slippers for indoor use!

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 48h advance notice

Late cancellation or no show: one night charge

Payment upon arrival by cash or credit cards (Visa, or MasterCard)

Check in from 14:00

Check out flexible

Taxes not included: 13%

No guests under the age of 18

more

Important Information

***PLEASE NOTE***
Taxes are not included in the rates shown online. This is an additional 13% as mandated by the government.

HOSTEL CONDITIONS:

Due to the close communal quarters share by our guests and our staff, we need to consider the safety and needs of the many. In doing so Management reserves the right to deny stay/use of the facilities to anyone for the following reasons but is not withheld to the reasons listed. These reasons are up to the manager's discretion and may include Overall Health, Cleanliness and Mental State.

RESERVATIONS & CHARGES:

Cash, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Master Card. If you have a debit card, it must have been issued by Visa. To Note: No Laser cards are accepted.

No one under the age of 18 allowed. All guests in a party must be over the age of 18.

We are a 'shoes free' hostel to help ensure cleanliness and to provide a 'homey' feeling. Please feel free to bring an extra pair of slippers for indoor use!

You must give us 48 hours notice of a planned cancellation. If no notice is given the first day of your reservation will be charged.

Any group of 5 guests or more must be prepaid 7 days prior to your scheduled check in date. Any group that wishes to cancel must cancel 5 days prior to your arrival.

There is a limit for reservations of 14 days in any given calendar year.

CANCELLATION CONDITIONS:
You must give us 48 hours notice of a planned cancellation. If no notice is given the first day of your reservation will be charged.

CHECK-IN CONDITIONS:

By checking in the guest acknowledges all statements herein.

By checking in the guest understands that this is NOT A LEASE and their stay at The Philadelphia House is TEMPORARY ONLY. This is not accommodations for long term. As such, the guest understands and agrees that they have no legal tenant rights as prescribed by law; rather they are held to the short term housing and hoteliers law and statutes.

By checking in the guest agrees to abide by all rules set forth herein as well as follow the legal direction of The Philadelphia House staff, employees, managers, and its agents.

Should a guest fail to comply with any of the herein agreed to terms and conditions, The Philadelphia House reserves the right to charge the guest $25 per infraction and / or request that the guest vacate the property immediately.

Your bed will be ready by 3pm on the day of your checkin

CHECKOUT CONDITIONS:

On the day of your check out:

We request that you vacate the property by 11am. This means all of your belongings must be out of the room.

YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO LEAVE YOUR LUGGAGE IN OUR SECURE CLOSET AREA WHILE YOU SPEND THE REST OF THE DAY IN THE CITY, BUT IF YOU ARE CHECKING OUT TODAY, YOU MUST BE OUT OF THE BED BY 11 AM SO WE CAN CHANGE IT FOR THE NEXT GUEST.

If your bed sheets, linens, and towels are not returned your credit card on file will be charged for any missing items.

PROPERTY RULES & CONDITIONS:

***There is a 14 night limit to your stay at The Philadelphia House***

By checking in the guest acknowledges all statements herein:

By checking in the guest understands that this is NOT A LEASE and their stay at The Philadelphia House is TEMPORARY ONLY, not accommodations for the long term. As such, the guest understands and agrees that they have no legal tenant rights as prescribed by law; rather they are held to the short-term housing and hoteliers law and statutes.

By checking in, the guest agrees to abide by all rules set forth herein, as well as follow the legal direction of The Philadelphia House staff, employees, managers, and its agents.

Should a guest fail to comply with any of the herein agreed to terms and conditions or cause damage to the property, The Philadelphia House reserves the right to charge the guest and/or request that the guest vacate the property.

1) NO SMOKING INSIDE THE BUILDING, NOR OUT OF THE WINDOWS. GUESTS MAY SMOKE OUTSIDE ON THE SIDEWALK AND NOT BLOCKING THE DOOR.

2) IF YOU USE ANY OF THE DISHES, PLEASE WASH THEM AS SOON AS YOU ARE FINISHED WITH THEM AND PLACE THEM IN THE DRYING RACK SO THAT THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR OTHER GUESTS TO USE -- DO NOT LEAVE THEM IN THE SINK OR ON THE COUNTER.

3) PLEASE DISPOSE OF ANY TRASH THAT YOU BRING INTO/MAKE IN ANY OF THE COMMONS AREAS AND GUEST ROOMS. PLEASE REMOVE YOUR SHOES UPON ENTERING THE PROPERTY (Slippers are OK) -- Help us keep the hostel clean and comfortable for everyone!

4) IF YOU LEAVE PERSONAL BELONGINGS OUT IN COMMON AREAS OR BATHROOMS, THEY WILL BE PLACED IN LOST AND FOUND -- Please help us keep common areas free of clutter!

5) PLEASE SLEEP IN THE BED ASSIGNED TO YOU - BEDS ARE ASSIGNED AUTOMATICALLY BY THE COMPUTER AND OFTEN TIMES SOMEONE ELSE IS ALREADY ASSIGNED TO THE BED YOU WANT TO TAKE. PLEASE SEE AN R.A. WITH ANY OTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING BED ASSIGNMENTS.

6) NO SLEEPING ON THE SOFAS OR IN ANY OF THE COMMONS AREAS.

7) PLEASE KEEP YOUR TOWELS EITHER ON YOUR BED, HANGING OFF YOUR BED, OR LEAVE THEM IN THE LAUNDRY BASKET AT THE END OF THE HALL.

8) IF YOU WISH TO HAVE A FRIEND VISIT, PLEASE HAVE THEM IN THE COMMON AREAS ONLY, AND NOT IN THE GUEST ROOMS.

9) PLEASE LABEL YOUR FOOD WITH YOUR NAME AND YOUR CHECK-OUT DATE AND STORE IT IN THE KITCHEN. ALL FOOD ITEMS WITHOUT A NAME AND/OR DATE MAY BE DISCARDED. ALL FOOD IS TO BE EATEN IN THE KITCHEN OR LIVING ROOM. PLEASE DO NOT STORE OR EAT FOOD IN GUEST ROOMS SO AS TO NOT DRAW BUGS.

10) NO ILLEGAL DRUGS ON THE PROPERTY. NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10 PM AND 10 AM.

11) QUIET HOURS ARE FROM 10 PM TO 10 AM EACH DAY -- Please no drinking or excessive noise during this time so as not to disturb other guests.

12) CHECKOUT IS BY 11 AM. YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO LEAVE YOUR LUGGAGE IN OUR LUGGAGE STORAGE AREA WHILE YOU SPEND THE REST OF THE DAY IN THE CITY, BUT IF YOU ARE CHECKING OUT TODAY, YOU MUST BE OUT OF YOUR BED BY 11 AM AND STRIP YOUR BED OF THE DUVET COVER, PILLOW CASE, FITTED SHEET, AND TOWEL AND PLACE THEM IN THE LAUNDRY BASKET AT THE END OF THE HALL SO ROOMS CAN BE CLEANED AND BEDS CAN BE RE-MADE IN A TIMELY FASHION FOR THE NEXT ARRIVING GUESTS.

13) Guests may only eat or drink what they bring into the hostel -- If you take something from another guest or staff member, your card may be charged to replace what was taken

14) Items turned in to Lost and Found will be discarded every seven days. If you think you've lost something, please contact us within this time frame.

IF YOU FAIL TO ABIDE BY THE RULES YOU ARE AGREEING TO, OR IF YOU CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY OR DISTURB OTHER GUESTS OR STAFF MEMBERS/MANAGERS, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY OR YOUR CREDIT CARD ON FILE MAY BE CHARGED ACCORDINGLY.
ADDITIONAL INFO:

If your bed sheets, linens, and towels are not returned, your credit card on file will be charged for any missing items.

No one under the age of 18 allowed without prior written approval of Property Manager.

Any disturbances caused by a guest to other guests, staff, or the property itself may result in the guest being asked to leave the property.

Each guest is required to clean up after themselves and keeping tidy, including but not limited to their bedding, clothing and personal belongings in the bedroom and common areas, keeping clean of dishes and utensils that the guest uses, and anything else that is left in any common area.

All common areas are secured with CCTV digital recording cameras. By checking in to the property, you acknowledge that recording is in progress.

While every attempt is made to provide a safe and secure housing solution, The Philadelphia House, its management, staff, and associates take no responsibility for any personal belongings; the guest is responsible for the security of all their personal belongings.

Guest understands that The Philadelphia House, its staff and management are not responsible in any way for any injuries caused while guest is on the property. Guest assumes all risk and any subsequent responsibility to their well being while at The Philadelphia House. Furthermore, by agreeing to the Terms & Conditions Guest agrees to waive all perceived or actual responsibility against The Philadelphia House, its staff, and management for any injuries occurred while at The Philadelphia House.

If you wish to cancel all or part of your reservation for any reason, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance of your reservation's arrival time. Otherwise the first night of your reservation will be charged in accordance with HostelWorld.com/Hostels.com policy; as is stated in the Terms of Service you agreed to upon your booking.

No lock out! 24-Hour Reception!

The closest international hostel to the Liberty Bell / Independence Hall park.

The iconic, trend-setting Philadelphia House is a 'Philadelphia must' for travelers in the know.

At our hostel, we believe that just because you aren't at home, doesn't mean that you can't have a home. Whether you stay for business or pleasure, our location is a convenient, friendly place from which to experience Philly's culture and history.

With a downtown historically significant location conveniently situated in a hip mixed use district, The Philadelphia House is surrounded by a plethora of shops, restaurants, amazing historical sites, bars and clubs.

Philadelphia buzzes from early morning until late night. Travelers are connected via 4 bus routes on the same block, a metro line just 3 short blocks away.

At The Philadelphia House we aim to provide you with comfortable, affordable, and fun accommodations where you can feel at ease and meet fellow budget travelers in a lively and relaxed environment. We provide a unique backpacker experience which offers great facilities including internet, chill out areas, lockers, tourist information, internet access, movie nights, luggage storage, telephone facilities and more!

We are a 'shoes free' hostel to help ensure cleanliness and to provide a 'homey' feeling. Please feel free to bring an extra pair of slippers for indoor use!

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 48h advance notice

Late cancellation or no show: one night charge

Payment upon arrival by cash or credit cards (Visa, or MasterCard)

Check in from 14:00

Check out flexible

Taxes not included: 13%

No guests under the age of 18

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels Included
  • Wii

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
  • Map
  • Streetview
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