Apple Hostels of Philadelphia

32 Bank Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, USA
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(Please read our check-in requirements at the bottom of this page before making your booking)

We're located in the heart of Philadelphia's Old City in downtown, less than 3 blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and just around the corner from some of Philly's best pubs, nightclubs and restaurants.

You'll love our friendly and knowledgeable staff, comfortable beds, clean facilities, large lounge and fully-equipped kitchen.

At Apple Hostels of Philadelphia, we make sure we've taken care of the important details so that you can spend your time concerned with more important things - like what to do first!

Included in your stay with us:
FREE billiard table
FREE coffee and tea all day
FREE wireless Internet (for travelers with laptops)
FREE bed linens
FREE day-storage of luggage after check out
FREE pub crawls every Thursday
FREE walking tours (seasonal)
FREE musical performances in our lounge every Friday night
Central air-conditioning throughout our building
On-site laundry facilities with FREE washing powder
Fully-equipped guest kitchen
Large lounge for open mics and parties!
High-speed Internet kiosks
Security lockers for each guest
$2 Discount per night for ISIC or VIP Backpacker cardholders
NO extra fees for using your credit card
NO curfews
NO lockouts

All of these things make staying at Apple Hostels of Philadelphia a great value, but it?s our friendly staff and daily tours and activities that make us the travelers? favorite hostel in Philadelphia!

Please note:

We have private rooms but they are not listed on this website.

In order to safeguard our guests and to uphold the atmosphere of our travelers? hostel, we require that upon check-in each guest must provide a valid foreign passport, a Canadian driver?s license or out-of-state college ID and government-issued ID. You may also be asked to provide proof of current international travel. As well as having out-of-state identification, the ID must also show that you live outside a 100-mile radius of the hostel.

You must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or a school-appointed chaperon.

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

We are affiliated with Hosteling International, so while a membership is not required, you will need to pay a $3 fee per night if you are not a member.

Receive a $2 discount per night with your ISIC or VIP Backpackers membership card.

Men who are not traveling with a female are not permitted to check into a mixed/couples-only dorm room. If you are a male, are not traveling with a female and have booked a mixed dorm room, you will not be permitted to check in and your credit card will be charged for the first night for having prevented a couple from reserving their beds.

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


We're located at 32 Bank Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

From Philadelphia International Airport
Take the R1 train (follow the signs). Get off at the Market East Station. As you exit the train, turn to your left and exit the platform towards 10th Street. Take Market Street towards 2nd Street (approximately 10 minutes walking distance to the hostel). Bank Street is between 3rd and 2nd Street on the right hand side. A taxi will get you from the Market East Station to the hostel for about $6 plus tip.

Shuttles are also available from airport for about $15 per person plus tip.

Taxis to the hostel cost about $25 plus tip.

From Greyhound Bus Station
Walk on Market Street towards 2nd Street (approximately 15 minutes walking distance to the hostel). Bank Street is a very small street (like an alley) between 2nd and 3rd Streets, on the right hand side.

The Megabus ( is the cheapest bus from New York City. Get off at their 6th and Market Street stop, then walk down Market Street towards 3rd Street. Turn right on Bank Street. (This is an approximately 5 minute walk to the hostel)

From Amtrak Train Station
Take the blue-line subway from the train station. Get off on Second Street. Bank Street is a very small street (like an alley) between 2nd and 3rd Street, so if you're walking up from 2nd Street towards 3rd Street, Bank Street will be on the left hand side.

For more information please visit the Apple Hostels website.


Air conditioningCredit cards acceptedSelf-catering Facilities
No curfewFree bed linenFree luggage room
Free towelGames roomLockers in dorms
Lounge areaInternetPool table(s)
24 hour reception24 hour hot showersTours/Travel Desk
Washing machines
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