This beautiful 10 bedroom home has been restored over the last 8 years and has won awards for historic preservation and also for hospitality. Philadelphia Magazine has awarded it "Best of Philly: Best urban get-away" The Gables has also been featured in the December 2002 issue of Victorian Homes Magazine. It is truly one of the first and one of the finest bed and breakfasts in Philadelphia.
Besides the antiques, each room is complete with private phones, cable television, fine linens and plush towels. A full breakfast is served each morning in the formal dining room. Many guests enjoy the magnificent wrap-around porch that surrounds nearly half the house. In addition to innkeeping, the owners also enjoy gardening and share their pleasures with the guests.
The private baths with full sized beds are $95 single and $110 double.
The private baths with queen sized beds are $110 and $125. The deluxe queens are $120 single and $135 double occupancy.
From the train station it is 5-10 minutes by taxi or by subway. You must catch the SEPTA Subway Surface Car Green line #13 trolley heading westbound and get off at the corner of 46th and Chester Avenue.
By Car, take Route 76 and exit at #342A, South Street, Go through the University of Pennsylvania to 42nd Street, turn left for 3 blocks, turn right at the stop sign onto Chester Avenue and proceed to the corner of 46th and Chester. The driveway is off of 46th Street.
|Liberty Bell||4 miles|
|Museum of Art||3 miles|
|University of Pennsylvania||1 mile|
|Drexel University||2 miles|
|University of The Sciences||.1 mile|
|Barnes Foundation||6 miles|
|King of Prussia Shopping Mall||24 miles|
|Longwood Gardens||30 miles|
|Lancaster County||50 miles|
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