The Gables Bed & Breakfast Philadelphia
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Individual Room Amenities:

  • Digital alarm clock
  • Cable television featuring a wide selection of channels and music choices
  • CD player
  • Video Cassette Recorder/player
  • Private phone with answer machine, each room with its own private number (There is no switchboard, messages to rooms must be dialed directly)
  • Dataport access for the internet
  • DSL wireless access
  • Personal hair dryers
  • Fine antique quilts and/or down comforters
  • Plush cotton towels
  • Thick terry cloth bathrobes
  • 100% cotton, high thread count, sheets with embroidery and lace. All are ironed and starched for added crispness.
  • A choice of down and feather or polyester fiber-filled pillows.
  • A selection of toiletries for those who forget to bring theirs from home
  • "Room controlled" air conditioning and heat
  • Some rooms have working gas fireplaces.

Amenities shared with other guests:

A full breakfast is served between 8 and 9:30 AM each morning. View

Free 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.

Easy 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.

There 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.

A 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.

There is an ironing board and iron on each floor and shared with other guests.

A videotape library also is available for viewing pleasure.

The 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.

Note: The Gables does not have a switchboard so all calls should be dialed into each room directly.

NOTE: Prices are subject to change and should be verified at time of reservation.



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