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    The Gables Bed and Breakfast

    4520 Chester Ave, At South 46th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143-3707
    (215) 664-2068
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This is what a bed and breakfast should be. Ricky and Cesar could not have been more welcoming. When we arrived after a long drive, Cesar offered us some soup for lunch. All of the rooms are beautiful and unique. Our room was clean and...More

    Thank Thomas G
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We give The Gables “5 Stars” as an outstanding location for any event, from an over-night to a weekend stay to a wedding weekend! We have been loyal visitors for 5 years whenever we visit Philadelphia from our home in California. This month we went...More

    Thank TJ G
    Response from TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and BreakfastResponded yesterday

    Good afternoon, TJ and family We enjoyed hosting your family during an important milestone for your son and new bride. Thank you for your continued support of The Gables. We are glad that everyone enjoyed their stay with us. Thank you for taking the time...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Eighteen of us reserved all ten rooms at the Gables for a high school class reunion (Class of 1970). The hospitality and service that we received from Cesar, Rick, Iota and the housekeeping staff exceeded our greatest expectations. The expertly prepared hot breakfasts, the fridge,...More

    Thank BruceGuide
    Response from TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and BreakfastResponded yesterday

    Good afternoon, Bruce We enjoyed hosting you and your group during your stay at The Gables last weekend. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and provide us feedback. We are glad that everyone enjoyed their stay. Have a wondeful holiday...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    A friend selected this location for 18 of us to gather from around the country for a mini-reunion. We rented the entire place and stayed for 4 nights. I would go back there for another function in a NY minute. A victorian house that is...More

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    Thank Janet R
    Response from TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and BreakfastResponded yesterday

    Good morning, Janet It was nice to meet you and host your entire group last weekend for your school mini reunion. We enjoyed witnessing your long tenured friendship at work. What an accomplishment to remain close after many years since your high school days. Have...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    A great place to stay in Philly! Trolley stops right in front. Transportation is very easy. Breakfast is fantastic. What a delightful place! Victorian home, beautifully decorated. Everything a visitor to Philly needs! All needs were met from transportation advice to travelers tips! Parking is...More

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    Thank spsm60
    Response from TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and BreakfastResponded 2 days ago

    Good evening! It was nice to meet you during your stay with us at The Gables! We enjoyed hosting you and your friends over the last weekend. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$173 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    hentz98
    21 October 2016|
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    Response from TheGablesbb | Property representative |
    Good evening, we apologize for our late response to your email. For some reason we missed your message.Please contact us at 215-662-1918. Regards. Cesar Gonzales Owner and Innkeeper
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    8 May 2015|
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    Response from giorgio11 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they have a parking lot behind the property. On-street parking is regularly available as well. Best Regards, George
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    "Stairs are steep. If you have trouble with steps, you might opt for a second floor room instead of third..."
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    "Stayed in the Country blue room. Cozy and comfortable."
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    "There is a varied selection of rooms with different decor and accoutrements"
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