My room and traveling companions' rooms were huge and had great natural light from large, deep-silled windows. You can tell the original builder spared no expense on creating this masterpiece, the woodwork, floors, and overall structure are magnificent. I only met one of the innkeepers (Warren), and he was warm, accommodating, and it was clear he wanted to make each guest's stay as comfortable as possible. Rooms and common areas are very clean, which is impressive as I can only imagine what it takes to clean this place. Breakfast was terrific, many selections to satisfy anyone's palate or diet restrictions. Offstreet parking is available on a first come, first serve basis, which is nearly unheard of in this particular neighborhood. The only possible downside (and this is certainly a matter of personal taste and I am being nitpicky) is that the place is packed to the gills with antique furniture. Rooms are huge as previously stated, but it seems they are trying to fill every square inch with furniture or other antique items. This did not in any way detract from the overall grandeur of the property, it again is simply a matter of personal aesthetic and may be indicative of my ignorance of Victorian style. Location is great, blocks from U of Penn. Public transportation is only a block away, along with numerous cab companies at your disposal. The property and home are truly lovely (as is their sweet dog) and I would definitely return!
- 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