television featuring a wide selection of channels and music
phone with answer machine, each room with its own private
number (There is no switchboard, messages to rooms must
be dialed directly)
access for the internet
antique quilts and/or down comforters
terry cloth bathrobes
cotton, high thread count, sheets with embroidery and lace.
All are ironed and starched for added crispness.
choice of down and feather or polyester fiber-filled pillows.
selection of toiletries for those who forget to bring theirs
controlled" air conditioning and heat
rooms have working gas fireplaces.
shared with other guests:
A full breakfast
is served between 8 and 9:30 AM each morning. View
off-street parking is available on the premises. The
lot holds about 8 cars so parking is not guaranteed, but on a first
come, first served basis.
public transportation stops
right in front of the house and takes you in just minutes to the
universities, Center City, the Historic District, and sports stadiums
as well as the museums, shops and other places of interest.
is a high-speed computer station
for guests to check and send e-mail. The house has a DSL wireless
network for those whose laptops are so equipped. Private phoneline
dataports in each room also provide
access to the Internet.
pantry provides space for
a common refrigerator stocked with spring water and other cold beverages
and ice, a microwave oven, and an assortment of nibbles.
is an ironing board and iron
on each floor and shared with other guests.
videotape library also is
available for viewing pleasure.
fax machine is housed in the
office, arrangements may be made with the innkeepers to send or
receive faxes. The number is the same as if you were dialing The
Gables at 215-662-1918, when it hears a fax machine it automatically
receives the message.
The Gables does not have a switchboard so all calls should be
dialed into each room directly.
Prices are subject to change and should be verified at time