Hostelling International - Chamounix Mansion
In the heart of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park, historic Chamounix Mansion has welcomed overnight guests and groups for nearly fifty years. Originally built in 1802 as a country home, the mansion rests on a scenic bluff above the Schuylkill River and is convenient to Philadelphia's cultural and historic attractions, sporting events, and restaurants.
Chamounix (CHAM'-ah-nee) Mansion provides clean, inexpensive accommodations for:
- Individual Travelers: meet like-minded friends from all over the world! Our front porch is the place to make new friends. We even have a wedding story from two people (one American, one French) who met at Chamounix and eventually married!
-Families: (the only hostel in Philly with a crib and family-friendly atmosphere; kids under the age of 16 are WELCOME with parent or guardian, and have a super low rate of $8! WE NEVER PUT YOUR KIDS WITH OTHER GUESTS!
-Groups: For group gatherings, we also offer meeting rooms with kitchen/dining areas for workshops, retreats, and events. Think of Chamounix when planning alternative Spring Break, corporate retreats, The Dad Vail Regatta, anniversary parties, alumni gatherings, and weddings.
Nestled in a wooded setting, the hostel offers a welcoming front porch and two communal rooms restored to 1850 and furnished Federal Period antiques. A marble fireplace graces the 19th-Century parlor and a wonderful mural of the historic Water Works on the Schuylkill River can be found in the entrance hall.
We are happy to offer, for our guests enjoyment and travel needs:
-Free DIY pancake breakfast everyday
-Free wireless internet
-Free bed linens and towel
-$3 discount per night for ISIC cardholders
-NO extra fees for using your credit card
-FREE High-speed internet guest computer
-an extensive and quirky video library
-vintage board games
-a library of take one, leave one books, as well as a permanent library; vending machines; a recreation room with piano and foosball. Along with free Wi-Fi, we have a computer for guest use, so you can check your email or upload your pictures of Chamounix (and you!) to Facebook while you are here.
-FREE maps and guides of the area, including bike trails and hiking in Fairmount Park
-FREE foosball table
-Central air-conditioning throughout our building
-On-site laundry facilities, washer & dryer as well as drying racks and clothesline/iron & ironing board
-FREE ear plugs for those who need them
-Fully-equipped guest kitchen: three refrigerators, three ovens, three stoves, microwave, cookware
-Large lounge for game nights and socializing!
-FREE use of two gas grills
You can use to explore Fairmount Park, stroll to Belmont Plateau to see one of the best views of Philadelphia's skyline, play tennis nearby, BBQ in our picnic area or just relax on Chamounix's historic grounds.
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Instalaciones & Políticas de Albergue
- Seguridad 24 horas
- Aire acondicionado
- Alquiler de bicicletas
- Estacionamiento de bicicletas
- Juegos de mesa
- Intercambio de libros
- Desayuno incluido
- Televisión por cable
- Ventilador de techo
- Se aceptan niños
- Sala común
- Se aceptan tarjetas de crédito
- Mapas de la ciudad gratis
- Acceso gratuito a Internet
- Aparcamiento gratuito
- Wifi gratuito
- Sala de juegos
- Secadores de pelo
- Duchas de agua caliente
- Acceso a Internet
- Incluye ropa de cama
- Sala de reuniones
- Terraza al aire libre
- IVA incluido
- Toallas incluidas
- Máquinas expendedoras
- Accesible en silla de ruedas
Política de cancelaciónEsta propiedad cuenta con una política de cancelación de 1 días. Si no se realiza la cancelación dentro de ese plazo se aplicará un recargo de anulación igual a la primera noche de tu estancia.
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The #38 and #40 Bus will get you to the closest bus stop at Ford and Cranston Roads. Get off the bus and continue down Ford Road, into Fairmount Park, and through the stone tunnel. At the end of the tunnel, take a left, and walk to the end of Chamounix Drive. The walk from the bus is one mile. For additional directions, consult our website.