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    Hostelling International - Chamounix Mansion

    3250 Chamounix Dr, West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3710
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    Overview

    • Excellent33%
    • Very good27%
    • Average21%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible13%
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 29 September 2015

    One of the worst experiences I ever had. Me and my friends stopped over from Australia and wish we never stayed here. It's not even really a bed. Thin mattress like a yoga mat. Dirty. Negative staff. Homeless man that stays that all the hostellers...More

    Helpful?2  
    Reviewed 10 September 2015

    Pros in general: Gorgeous mansion, super cheap, free parking (though few actual spaces), though a towel charge is listed I was not charged for 1, air conditioned, hot water in showers, free pancakes (that you have to make yourself) & coffee in the mansion kitchen...More

    Helpful?4  
    Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

    Some staff were very helpful , some may just have been having a bad day when I was there. It was great that you could take bikes out for free and that he price was low. It was inconvenient that they kicked guests out at...More

    Helpful?1  
    Reviewed 1 September 2015

    the hostel itself is very nice, very quaint and old with a homey feeling to it. My problem is I like being in the city and around bars, restaurants and good nightlife. If you want the same then I wouldn't stay here. If you want...More

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    Reviewed 28 July 2015

    I was unsure of this place, since it's tough to get to, way off the beaten track, and so many reviews are written by hostelers without transportation, all complaining about the lack of nearby bus lines. Look - forget all that. This joint is tops...More

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    • US$21 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    Room Tips
    "male and female dorms. bunk beds. I always have a bottom bunk. Usually only lower bunks are used."
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    "Small women's room has 4 bunk beds, larger room has eight."
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    "This is dorm living so be prepared. Staff is friendly. There are cats in the lobby."
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    "“Nightlife” is a huge park. Dorm rooms. Loosely "Romantic" - but you'll meet young folks from..."
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