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HI - Harpers Ferry Hostel

19123 Sandy Hook Rd, Knoxville, Maryland, 21758, United States

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Overall Rating 95%

From 24 Reviews

Hostel rating (24)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 98%
Cleanliness 97%
Location 90%
Security 94%
Service 97%
Comfort 95%
Green rating 94%

HI-Harpers Ferry Hostel and Campground is located on a bluff next to the C&O Canal Towpath, Appalachian Trail, and the Potomac River.

  • Dorm
    From €21.19
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Knoxville Hostel

Hostel Knoxville

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Just two miles from Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, HI - Harpers Ferry Hostel is a cosy lodge that stands high on a bluff, overlooking the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.

The hostel has a self-catering kitchen, dining area, common area with a fireplace, and a free guest use computer with Internet. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. The hostel also has porches for relaxing in the sun. The campgrounds surrounding the building offer use of picnic tables, grills, and the large fire pit.

HI - Harpers Ferry Hostel is perfect for visitors to the Civil War Battlefields of Western Maryland. Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Gettysburg are only an hour away. You can hike the Appalachian Trail, bike the C&O Canal, and float down the river on an inner tube, raft or canoe. You can even use hostel’s equipment to play Frisbee, volleyball, or badminton.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • A maximum stay of 14 nights applies at this hostel.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 1 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of USD 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Only parties of mixed sex may be accommodated in mixed (co-ed) dorms.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 15/04/2016 to 01/12/2016

Reception:
From 07:00 to 22:00
From 07:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1-301-834 7652

harpersferry@hiusa.org

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Antietam Battlefield (More than 10km)
  • Appalachian Trail (At or next to the hostel)
  • Harpers Ferry Civil War Town (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Always a pleasure to stay at the Harpers Ferry hostel. I look forward to my next visit.

97%

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Champe,

Sun 19 Jun 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. The location was a perfect place to launch our backpacking trip through the state of Maryland. The staff was helpful and friendly and the kitchen is amazing!

100%

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Grace,

Tue 31 May 2016

Hello, The review is relatively low, mainly due to the fact that the manager quit the day before our event started and she spent our first day actively cleaning out her residence. Otherwise, the facility is quite nice. Sascha Paris

73%

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sascha,

Wed 25 May 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (5 to 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (1 to 2km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Baltimore / Washington International Airport/ Dulles International Airport
Car
From Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, take Route 340 East/North for about 4 miles towards Maryland. From Frederick, Maryland take Route 340 West for about 17 miles. From Washington D.C. to Frederick take Route 270 North for 50 miles. To get from Baltimore to Frederick, take Route 70 West for 50 miles. To get from Harrisburg or Gettysburg to Frederick, take Route 15 South. Free parking for the guests
Rail
Take AMTRAK or MARC to Harpers Ferry Train Station
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking

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