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Bensalem, PA
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Over the past weekend my husband and I along with our friends visiting from Kuwait stayed at Porches. The place is simply charming! Carol - GM of Porches is a perfect fit to oversee this bed and breakfast. She is so nice, friendly and helpful. The rooms are quaint, clean and have an old world charm. The breakfast in the...

1Thank lmg0863
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 December 2012

In late September 2012 my husband took me to this B&B for my birthday weekend. It is a special place right in the center of New Hope. The location could not be better, you can park your car and walk absolutely everywhere. The tow path is right out the back door too. The innkeepers even let us keep our car...

Thank NM18976
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We had a lovely time at the Porches and recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing and comfortable get away. The staff was very helpful suggesting various places to eat and visit and made us feel extremely welcome. Our room was clean and we loved the aesthetic. It was such a nice departure from the traditional floral and lace...

2Thank KaroleSF
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Stayed on a weekday for a midweek getaway and loved it. Room was great, host was very nice, enjoyed the simple but very hearty and tasty breakfast on the second floor porch and felt like we were sitting in a tree house. Wonderful spot to stay and wander around New Hope. Right in the heart of things, we didn't get...

2Thank MJ R
New Jersey
Reviewed 26 November 2012

I was looking at this B&B for almost a year, and I now regret waiting so long to actually stay here! This B&B is fabulous. It is convenient to the downtown, you don't have to worry about finding a place to park. The Inn itself is adorable. The gardens all around the property almost made the place seem magical. We...

4Thank tburg1760
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 26 November 2012

John and the team are wonderful hosts who will go out of their way to make you comfortable. They have a wide range of accomodations to choose from and we were lucky enough to experience two different rooms during our visit. Room #5 in the upper main house was our favorite with a spacious bathroom, bedroom and plenty of natural...

Thank OccasionalTraveler68
Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
Reviewed 20 November 2012

My husband and I have been to PA. Many times before but not New Hope. Our room was very cozy. The breakfast we had for the 2 days we spent there were delicious . Having breakfast and talking with people from different states was a lot of fun. John the owner did a fabulous job decorating . All the rooms...

2Thank Lynne1587
New Egypt, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 October 2012

It had been about a year since our last stay at Porches.We needed a break from the "day to day. This time we chose an overnight in room #2. This room has all of the upper front porch to itself, which is nice. Even an overnight here feels like a vacation. Carol, who we met for the first time, was...

1Thank bronzebabe
Rumson, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 October 2012

I had received a gift certificate from a friend for night's stay. We stayed 2 nights and it was just perfect. John and Carol were very warm and caring and it was obvious they loved what they do!! Our room #12 was very tastefully decorated, and I am sure John put a lot of thought into selecting all the decor....

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Holland, PA, USA
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We were given a gift certificate for one night at Porches. This was our first experience with a B and B. We had Room #7 which was a two story room. It was very nicely decorated with an alcove upstairs to sit and watch tv. There was also a porch that we could relax and enjoy a glass of wine....

2Thank Nancy H

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gracious country house located directly on the Delaware Canal in the heart of New Hope.  Ten beautifully furnished guest rooms, all with private baths.  Two story, wrap around porch overlooking the Delaware Canal and perennial gardens.  A full country breakfast is served daily.  Central air, private off street parking.  Walk to shops, galleries and restaurants.  Mid week discounts available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porches on the Towpath

Address: 20 Fishers Aly, New Hope, PA 18938-1313
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Bucks County > New Hope
Price Range: $126 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Porches On The Towpath Hotel New Hope
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“Rooms in the main house are cozy and charming!”
 of 5 bubbles tripsace, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't miss sitting for a bit in the garden. Just relax and let it all wash over you.”
 of 5 bubbles mmeade55, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I don't believe there's a bad room here. The B & B is off the street, so it's quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 590JackK, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No fridge in room #7! Bring water and use caution if transporting any food.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelsintransit, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The separate cottages are special- the one with nautical appointments, in blue is my favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles Wilhelmenia, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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