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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent place to stay, great people, very good location, easy to get around the city from this location. Comfort of the whole house was very charming, very homey feeling. Would recommend to everyone.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited three times and each stay was different. The owners are very wecoming and engaging. I've brought family I was visiting back to this charming B&B and the owners were very excited to tour the building. Love this place.

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

Good morning, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that we kept up the level of service you were accustomed to received from the previous owners Warren and Don. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at The Gables. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards. The Gables Family

Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gables is a nice B&B; it's a beautiful old mansion with personality and the two owners were very friendly and helpful (and their little dog too!) Seriously, we are looking forward to a return trip, this time in the warmer months. It WAS a bit cool as the building is old and drafty, but that's to be expected in...

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

Good evening, thank you for writing us a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and our company, including Sugar. Please do come back in the spring to enjoy our outdoor garden. Take care. The Gables Family

Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a wonderful few nights here in November. The place has a distinct, quirky, old-world charm. The breakfasts are delicious. Best of all, the owners are warm, welcoming, and very helpful. By the end of my stay, the place felt like home.

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

Good evening, Ms.Homer, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We enjoyed meeting you and glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Gables. You were our first few guest when we took over the Gables. Thank you for making our transition fun. Hope to see you again. Take care. The Gables Family

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were extremely attentive, pleasant, and accessible. Decor and general environment was interesting and attractive. Food was excellent. Rooms were clean and comfortable. No complaints, in general very satisfying!

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

Good evening, Mr. Wyckoff, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at The Gables. It was nice to meet you and your daughter. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you and your daughter again. Take care. The Gables Family

Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location was perfect & The Gables was beautifully decorated for the holidays, the hosts were available & extremely thoughtful & welcoming. Our room was cozy, quiet & secure.The food was excellent. Highly recommend .

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

Good evening, Mr. nd Mrs. Miralrio, It was a pleasure to meet you and for you to stay over the New Year holiday season. We appreciate you taking the time to write us review. Take care and we hope to host you both again at The Gables. Regards. The Gables Family

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful, BnB. So much detail to see in this Victorian Era preserved time machine. Ricky and Cesar have done a wonderful job throughout, maintaining the unique antiquity of this property. Breakfast was a gourmet tour du force!

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

Good afternoon, Jake, Thank you for your kind review. We enjoyed meeting you and were glad to know that you appreciated the charm of the Gables. We hope next time you can stay longer. Regards. The Gables Family

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a traveling RN (OR is my specialty), I search for housing near the hospital I am contract employed. I have a contract 10/2016 until 7/2017. The Gables is a historical jewel that shines 24-7,365 through impassioned efforts of the owners, Caesar and Rick,& their employees.The breakfast prepared fresh daily is amazing to include fresh fruit, main entree, choice of...

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

Hi Ms.Judy! We appreciate your company and trust. We enjoy our nightly conversations. Thank you for your continued patronage of the Gables. To a long lasting friendship. The Gables Family

Easthampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cesar and Ricky went out of their way to make everything wonderful. They were very friendly and welcoming and knowledge about the area. The property is gorgeous. The breakfasts were delicious. The guys made sure that every last detail was perfect!

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

Hi Erin and Beth, It was great to meet you and share stories. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. The Gables Family

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I came to Philly to stay for a night, since I am looking to move here after graduation, and absolutely loved The Gables. We stumbled upon it the night before leaving and had a good feeling about it after speaking with Ricky on the phone. Upon arriving, we were greeted by Ricky and Sugar, their lovely pup,...

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

Good evening, Hannah and Noel, It was lovely to meet you ladies and Marmalade! We are also excited of Noel's new home in Philadelphia. We will get to see you both more once Noel has moved. See you soon. The Gables Family and Sugar

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
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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: $231 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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