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Topeka, Kansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Following the recent snowstorm our party of 8 was welcomed to this Victorian mansion by new owners and their sweet little dog. Our rooms, all accurately depicted in the website, along with the public spaces, delighted beyond expectations, and the warm cookies in late afternoon and delicious breakfasts spoiled us all the more. I would like to return when the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful staff, they even took my wife's gluten allergy into consideration when serving breakfast. Just a short trip to downtown on the trolley line stat stops right outside the door.

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Brussels
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay! The owners were simply the kindest hosts one could wish for! The breakfast was very rich and everything was tasty. The bedrooms and all other spaces are absolutely magnificent. Price/quality ratio is exceptionally convenient. Go for it!

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

Good evening Raffaele, It was a pleasure to meet you and your girlfriend during your stay at The Gables. Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay and we are glad to hear that you both enjoyed your stay. Safe travels back home. We hope to see you both again at The Gables. The Gables Family

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Owners Cesar, Ricky (& tiny canine Sunny) bring warmth, professionalism and attention to your stay. You feel well cared for: exquisite treats, a satisfyingly delicious breakfast, access to coffee, wifi and an extra quilt. The house and its setting are filled with charm and character.

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

Good morning, Kyna, It was a delight to have met you and host you at The Gables. We enjoyed meeting you and getting to know you and your love of dogs. Sugar and Cinnamon give their regards. Until next time. Take care. The Gables Family

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago 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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TheGablesbb, Owner at The Gables Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good morning, Mike, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at The Gables. We enjoyed meeting you and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again at The Gables. Regards. The Gables Family

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 6 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

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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: $226 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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