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HI Chamounix Mansion Hostel

3250 Chamounix Drive, West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, USA

82% Overall Rating 44 out of 57 customers would recommend this property based on 57 reviews

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 80%

Location 57%

Safety 86%

Staff 88%

Value 87%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots available
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Important Information

We do not accept group bookings online(any reservation of 9+ people), for group bookings a guest must contact us directly as separate terms and conditions apply.

Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization whose mission is to help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. We have been promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 daily membership fee per night upon check-in. Memberships are available at the hostel or online

We are open from 8 am -11 am. Luggage may be dropped off at this time, but you cannot check in until after 4:30 pm
We are CLOSED 11 am- 4:30 pm every day, for every guest.
We are open 4:30 pm – 2 am (curfew).

We are located 1 mile from the 38 bus stop. There is a shorter route, but it is a trail through the woods, and shouldn’t be used until you are familiar with the park.

Fairmount Park is, by order of the mayor, no smoking. Hostelling International policies do not allow us to have alcohol.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Lockout
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Philadelphia?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions

Directions

From Philadelphia Center City- (Public Transportation)
Take SEPTA bus #38 on Market Street between 5th and 13th Streets, or on JFK Boulevard between 15th and 20th Streets. Get off at Ford and Cranston Roads. Continue walking down Ford, turn left at the Stop Sign under the Stone Bridge onto Chamounix Drive, and then walk to the end (about a mile walk).

From 30th Street Station & Mega Bus
Take any train east to next stop. This is Suburban Station. Go out doors, onto JFK Blvd. and look for bus stop that has #38 Bus. Follow as instructions indicate above.

From Greyhound Station
Walk one block south to Market Street to take the #38 bus. Get off at Ford and Cranston Roads. Continue walking down Ford, turn left at the Stop Sign under the Stone Bridge onto Chamounix Drive, then walk to the end (about 1 mile).


Getting to Chamounix by car:


From points East of Philadelphia

Take I-76/Schuylkill Expressway West to Exit 339, City Ave/Route 1 South. NOTE, this is a left-side exit! Stay on City Avenue approximately 1 mile . Turn left on Belmont Avenue. First light, left on Ford Road. Stay on Ford Road half a mile, go through stone tunnel to stop sign, left at stop sign onto Chamounix Drive.



From New York City

Drive South on the New Jersey Turnpike. Get off at Exit 4, then drive north on NJ 73. Take that to NJ 38 West, to NJ 30 West, and over the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take I-676 West Take I-76/Schuylkill Expressway West to Exit 339, City Ave/Route 1 South. NOTE, this is a left-side exit! Stay on City Avenue approximately 1 mile. Turn left on Belmont Avenue. First light, left on Ford Road. Stay on Ford Road half a mile, go through stone tunnel to stop sign, left at stop sign onto Chamounix Drive.

From Washington, DC

Drive North on I-95 towards Philadelphia. Take I-676 West to I-76/Schuylkill Expressway West to Exit 339, City Ave/Route 1 South. NOTE, this is a left-side exit! Stay on City Avenue approximately 1 mile. Turn left on Belmont Avenue. First light, left on Ford Road. Stay on Ford Road half a mile, go through stone tunnel to stop sign, left at stop sign onto Chamounix Drive.

From Pennsylvania Turnpike

Take Valley Forge Exit 24 and follow the I-76/Schuylkill Expressway East. Continue to Exit 339, City Ave/Route 1 South. Stay on City Avenue approximately 1 mile. Turn left on Belmont Avenue. First light, left on Ford Road. Stay on Ford Road half a mile, go through stone tunnel to stop sign, left at stop sign onto Chamounix Drive.











Get off at Ford and Cranston Roads. Continue walking down Ford, turn left at the Stop Sign under the Stone Bridge onto Chamounix Drive, then walk to the end (about a 15 minute walk).

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