Housing Options

Student HOUSING

If you are a student, scholar, intern, or professional trainee looking for an apartment or room in Philadelphia, consider International House! IHP is a multicultural residential center, and a source of distinctive arts and cultural programming. As a resident of International House, you'll not only enjoy the privacy and quiet of our apartments and single rooms, you'll also develop friendships while making social and professional connections with others from around the world, and become part of a unique community where all cultures are shared and celebrated. Our residents also enjoy the benefits of IHP membership, and get free admission and access to films, concerts, cultural events, art exhibits, leadership seminars, executive networking events, and more throughout the year. 

Apply today and start enjoying life at the intersection of Philadelphia and the World! 


GROUP AND CONFERENCE HOUSING

International House Philadelphia offers Group and Conference housing options for academic and/or non-profit businesses, organizations, clubs, and other institutions exploring, training, or visiting the Philadelphia area.  If you are in need of housing and have 3 or more people that require housing arrangements in Philadelphia, please consider International House. 
 
Convenient and reasonably priced, International House Philadelphia offers a place where your group can relax in the comfort of their own rooms, but still be in engaged with an international community by experiencing life at IHP with residents from around the world, and by participating in our award-winning arts and cultural programming. 
 
For more information, please see the Group and Conference Housing form.


TYPES OF ROOMS

With 379 rooms and apartments, International House Philadelphia can accommodate residents for periods from a few weeks to a few years. Housing agreements are renewed annually.


Single Room with Shared Bath

Single rooms offer the ideal balance between privacy and friendly community-based living. Single rooms measure 9’ x 12’ (2.73m x 3.64m) and are fully furnished with a bed, desk, dresser, closet, bookshelves, bulletin board, and lamps. A large window covers the width of an entire wall. Ten single rooms are grouped in a suite. Each suite includes a shared bathroom with two private toilets, one shower, one bathtub/shower, and four sinks. It also offers a common lounge that provides the perfect setting for social activities. Men and women are housed in separate suites. Four suites share an additional common area and a balcony.


Single Room with Shared Bath + Kitchen

Single rooms with shared kitchens provide residents the opportunity to save money by preparing their own meals. Sharing shopping and cooking responsibilities with suitemates is also a great way to enjoy foods from other countries while spending quality time with new friends. Kitchen suites offer all of the amenities described above, but also include a shared cooking and dining area equipped with a microwave oven, stove/oven, sink, and storage cabinets. Each single room in these units is additionally furnished with a small refrigerator.


Note: Cooking is permitted only in suites with kitchens and in apartments.









Private Room with Bath (Without Kitchen)

International House Philadelphia has 16 private rooms that measure 12’ x 27’ (3.64m x 8.2m) and are fully furnished to accommodate two people. Each private room has two beds, a dresser, desk, table, chair, bookshelf, closet, lamps, small refrigerator, and private bathroom with a toilet, shower, and sink. Individuals have the option of living alone in private rooms, which offers extra space and privacy. 









One Bedroom Apartment

The 24 one bedroom apartments (with outdoor balconies) measure 22’ x 22’ (6.67m x 6.67m) and include a living room, kitchenette (a small kitchen), dining area, separate bedroom, and private bathroom with toilet, bathtub/shower, and sink. They are furnished with two single beds, a sofa, desk, table and chairs, dresser, closets, and lamps. 












Efficiency Apartment

Nine efficiency apartments with outdoor balconies are available in two sizes: large (17’ x 24’ or 5.15m x 7.28m) and small (15’ x 24’ or 4.55m x 7.28m). Efficency apartments feature a combined bedroom/living area, kichenette (a small kitchen), dining area, and private bathroom with toilet, bathtub/shower, and sink. Each apartment is furnished with a sofa-bed or twin bed, desk, table and chairs, dresser, closet, and lamps. 


Additional Information

International House Philadelphia provides a local telephone service with voicemail in each room. Every unit is also equipped with a cable television outlet. Residents may arrange cable service with an area company for an additional fee.

Wireless internet access is available in living areas and throughout the building.

Electricity, heating, and air-conditioning costs are included in housing costs and can be individually controlled in every room and apartment. Large windows can be opened for fresh air.

Clean sheets and a towel are provided upon arrival for a one-time fee. Rooms are not furnished with utensils and dishes.

International House is a smoke-free living environment.