Brief Stays at IHP

Stays of 10 days or less for $95 per night

International House Philadelphia offers short-term housing (10 days or less) for students, interns, researchers, and scholars visiting Philadelphia for an academically oriented purpose. Whether you are attending a conference, visiting a campus, observing research, or participating in a brief seminar - the cost of a hotel stay in Philadelphia can be prohibitive. Therefore, International House Philadelphia is committed to providing an affordable student housing option to support academic endeavors in Philadelphia. If you need housing for more than 10 days, please apply for housing as a "Residential student." 

International House Philadelphia is located in University City adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Nearby transit (SEPTA) options offer convenient connections to the Philadelphia International Airport, 30th Street Station (Amtrak), the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and much more.  

Brief stay housing is accommodated in our Single Bedrooms with a Shared Bathroom at a rate of $95 per night, which includes a set of sheets, blanket, pillow, and towel. Applications for brief stay housing can be made online and should be submitted at least 2 business days in advance of your stay. If IHP is able to accommodate your stay, you will be asked to pay for your reservation in advance through our online application system. 

Questions? Please contact the Admissions Office at 215-895-6540 or

Now Accepting Housing Applications

Now Accepting Housing Applications!

International House Philadelphia is an organization that advocates and supports diversity, education and acceptance.  We work to ensure that ALL residents feel their whole identity is included and respected during their time at International House Philadelphia.