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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful bed and breakfast with delicious food and an incredibly nice staff. Parking is a little tricky and there could be some updates done to the home but otherwise it was a marvelous stay and will definitely go back!

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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good evening, Aloha, It was nice to meet you and your husband. We are glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us at The Gables. We look forward to hosting you too again. Take care. The Gables Family

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I came to Philly to visit friends who moved here. We chose to stay at The Gables and we're very happy with that choice. The home is a gorgeous Victorian full of antique furnishings, beautiful wood trim, and restored hardwood floors. Rick, Cesar, and their staff do a wonderful job. Sugar, their dog, is a handsome boy...

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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Janet, we are glad that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us and that Sugar made you smile. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Until next time. Take care. The Gables Family

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent! The host is very hospitable,breakfast is so freshly made and tasty very good. Every room is different,worth to have a look and spend one night.everything is perfect. love this house and everything Would like to go there again.

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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good evening, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Gables. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We hope to see you again at the Gables. Regards. The Gables Family

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm hospitality in a beautifully restored Victorian mansion at 46th and Chester near the U Penn campus & fine restaurants on Baltimore Ave. Trolley 13 stops right in front, and it's just 15 minutes from the airport by cab. Excellent breakfast, all-day snacks & soft drinks, gracious hosts. Lovely garden and wrap-around porch for leisurely readin & conversation. A winner!

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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good evening, Ken, It was wonderful to meet you and your family and we are very happy for Suzanne's successfully defending her dissertation. We were happy to be a part of your special celebration. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad that you all enjoyed your stay with us. Take care. Regards. The...

Dallas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rick and Cesar think of everything! Their breakfast is outstanding. The rooms are a piece of art. The beds are perfection. We can't say enough about how excellent our stay experience was! To top it all off... the location is ideal.

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Good evening, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was very nice to meet you all. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Regards. The Gables Family

Monaca
Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at the Gables was quiet and comfortable, exactly what I was looking for. The best part was visiting with Sugar, the owner's adorable Mini Pinscher. I also enjoyed conversing with the other guests over breakfast.

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Good evening, Ms. Joyce, It was a pleasure to meet you. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit especially meeting Sugar. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards. The Gables Family

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we've stayed at the Gables and will return. The staff is very accommodating and flexible. They really try to make it a family place. The breakfast is excellent. And the Victorian atmosphere is great if you like that sort of thing.

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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good evening, Mrs. Aimee Ergas, Thank you for taking the time write us a review. We are glad that you and your husband enjoyed your stay. Hoping for a speedy recovery for your mother-in law. Until next time. Regards. The Gables Family

Mannheim, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Very friendly owners - Rooms are spotless - Good matraces - Location near a trolley-stop - Free parking behind the house - Big garden - The best breakfast ever with salad and fruit, served at the table - Conversation with other guests at the breakfast table - Homemade cookies and cakes - Tee always available - Nice livingroomlike area...

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Good evening, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and meeting with our other guests. Regards. The Gables Family

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an exceptional stay at The Gables. The new owners are absolutely outstanding, the house beautiful and the neighborhood grand. The free parking a real plus and their breakfast is resturant quality. In the afternoons and evenings fresh baked homemade cookies. Would return in a heartbeat 😉

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Hi Sandi and Marc, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Gables. It was nice to meet you both. We look forward to hosting you again. Take care. The Gables Family

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed here several years ago and wanted to return. This is an excellent B n B with antiques galore, a rich history and outstanding host esp Sugar, their dog. The breakfast is restaurant quality made for each individual.

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Good evening, we are glad that you made it back to The Gables. We hope that your stay was satisfactory and we kept up with the level of service you were accustomed to get form Warren and Don. Take care. The Gables Family

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning Victorian B&B, 10 guest rooms, free parking, full breakfast. Amazing collection of Victorian antiques with 21st century amenities such as WiFi, cable tv, phones, computer station, dvd and vcr. Easy public transit. Near universities and hospitals, 12 minutes to center city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gables Bed and Breakfast

Address: 4520 Chester Ave, At South 46th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143-3707
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > University City
Price Range: $241 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Some rooms have bathrooms not ensuite, i.e. outside the room entered from the hallway.”
ergasaim, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Loved the Blue Willow room!”
990marthaw, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the Victorian suite! ”
raffaelecD2622YR, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Keep up the good work. See you soon this summer. ”
delanec13, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“three story victorian home: no elevator”
13judithc, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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