Housing

IGSA recommends the Drexel  University “Off-Campus Housing” website as the main service to search for housing. You will be required to setup an account to use the site.

The site includes search engines and forums for rental/lease arrangements, roommates and furniture.

The following are a few tips to consider in your off-campus housing search.

1. A general guide about things to consider when looking for housing.

2. Checklist for the Smart Tenant.

3. Video presentation on housing

4. Neighborhood Guide

There are more resources on the “Off-Campus Housing” website.

You could also try the Drexel University “On-Campus Housing” website.

Other Housing Listings/Realtors:

Please note that the following listings/realtors are not a part of Drexel University’s official services and are not endorsed by the IGSA.

 

Temporary Housing Options for International Students (costs subjected to change)


Club Quarters Hotel:   1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 282-5000

Drexel University Member Rates:
Club – 1 double bed – $99
Standard – 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds upon availability/request – $114
Superior – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $134
1 Room Suite  – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $159

Drexel University Member Weekend/Holiday Rates:
Club – 1 double bed – $65
Standard – 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds upon availability/request – $75
Superior – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $89
1 Room Suite  – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $115

Drexel University Member Long Term Rates (stays of 30 or more nights, special conditions and cancel policy applies):
BEST RATE Club – 1 double bed – $77
Standard – 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds upon availability/request – $87
Superior – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $99
1 Room Suite  – 1 queen bed with sofa (some with sofa beds) and kitchenette – $112

  • Drexel University Corporate Apartment Leases (30 or more nights, special conditions and cancel policy applies) provide additional savings.
  • Stays of 30 or more nights receive a refund of state and local sales and hotel taxes. 

For Corporate Apartment Leasing Information please contact Regena Mobley at rmobley@clubquarters.com or 203.905.2070.

*Please Note:  On the following dates the rates are $25 more per night:  8/6, 8/7, 8/8 and there are currently no Weekend/Holiday Rates available in August.

Rates and availability can be checked on our website as well as reservations booked at www.clubquarters.com and logging in with the Drexel University Member Password:  drexel

Apple Hostels
32 S. Bank St. Philadelphia, PA  19106 (215)922-0222
www.applehostels.com

Students can receive discounted web rate that includes a discounted weekly rate. Apple Hostels is willing to wave the membership fee which is $3 per day or $28 for one year. Students will be allowed to stay for stays up to 45 days, but only for a maximum of 6 students at a time.

Sample online registration between September 19 and October 2 with a total of  $430.19.

Philadelphia House Hostel
325 Cherry Street, Philadelphia PA 19106
$38– 8 bed mixed dorm, $40 4 bed mixed dorm

Other helpful links:
Urban Igloo
Sulekha
Urban & Bye
Couch Surfing
International House Philadelphia
Craigslist – These apartments are not vetted so please take extra caution.
Apartments.com
PhillyLiving
GPAR.org