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Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

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15/06/2017 16/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our lovely stay at the Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast. The environment at the Cornerstone is beautiful. The Cornerstone Innkeepers cooked delicious breakfasts for us and the B&B is conveniently located close to the train station. We couldn't be happier with our decision to stay there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thank you so much, Liz, Dennis and Julia for the excellent hospitality. Enjoyed all the stories and history and appreciated how Liz and Dennis made sure that I felt right at home. Look forward to visiting you again!

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Andreas, Thank you for you for the nice review. Glad to hear that we made you feel welcomed and hope to see you again soon.

St. George's, Grenada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall I was really displeased with my trip here. Upon placing my reservation, I thought the man who assisted me was really rude. Over the phone he had cut me off but I still went ahead and placed my reservation because I read good things about this place. I wanted to make sure that the room I was in was...

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We apologize for your interpretation of the owner's comments. His comments are all meant to inform the examinees of elements of the test and hopefully, relieve their anxiety. The topics in his comments were based on ten years of feedback from prior medical students who have taken the exam. The house was built in 1865 and does indeed have old...

Corry, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in very pleasant neighborhood. Owners were very helpful giving directions around the area. The suite was very clean, nice and cozy. The continental breakfast was very good! I would definitely recommend the Cornerstone and will be staying there again next year at the same time.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and look forward to hosting you again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is absolutely stunning- especially the entrance, gorgeous curved staircase and dining room. The location is very good too with the subway, 34th street, just a few blocks away. My husband fell while in Philadelphia (while out sightseeing) and we were extended great kindness, so appreciated when one is far from home. Liz's breakfasts were a delight - during...

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to serve you. Hope your husband ribs feel better. Thank you for your review and I hope you come visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great accommodations, friendly people, great breakfast and good location! Near town center and by college campuses. The historic building was beautiful and updated with a comfortable bathroom. Comfortable bed.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found it comfortable.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was there for the usmle exam, got treated like family, made sure I have everything I need for the exam, allowed me to have an early breakfast and to change clothes after the exam even though I already checked out.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hope your USMLE Exam went well and you will visit us again in the future when you have time to enjoy all Philadelphia has to offer. Thank you for your nice review it is always a pleasure to hear from our guests.

Wenatchee, Washington
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were very pleased with our charming well maintained accommodations. The photos show the actual rooms so we were not disappointed on arrival. My family of three shared a well appointed quiet two bedroom top floor suite with a private bathroom. The beds & pillows were comfortable, in fact, perfect for a good night's sleep after long distance travel. The...

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Sandi, Thank you for your nice review. Glad to hear you found the Continental Suite comfortable for you and your family. Please do visit us again if you find yourself coming back for college visits in the future.

Huntington
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was our first stay and was wonderful. The house is absolutely charming and well kept. The porch creates a great space to relax. Even with modern amenities, this amazing house has all the charm we could ask for. The Inn Keepers are fantastic. They are friendly and social, but know when to give guests space to explore and relax....

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So happy to hear you had a "wonderful stay", and enjoyed the breakfast. Please visit again and thank you for the review. We are always enjoy hearing feedback from our guests especially when it is good feedback.

Ramona, California
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I'm a little late in my review of Cornerstone B&B, but if I find myself in Philadelphia again, I will revisit this beautifully restored home in a very walkable neighborhood. Close to lots of great food, the University and many cultural venues.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Cornerstone, even if it is a little late we always enjoy feedback from our guests. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and please do come visit us again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Philadelphia's Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast, an elegant and cozy urban inn located within walking distance to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cornerstone offers a unique opportunity to enjoy Philadelphia with Center City only minutes away and easily accessible by public transportation. The Cornerstone offers the following amenities at no additional charge: *Wifi * Breakfast * Zoo Package *Eastern State Package * Street Parking * Toiletries The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast is a family owned and operated business. We look forward to making your visit a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3300 Baring St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2529
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $294 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Beds were very firm!!”
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“The University Suite on the 2nd floor was very private and quiet.”
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“The rooms on upper floors in the back are quieter.”
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“Choose a rear facing room and definitely avoid Continental suite if you have mobility problems”
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