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    Purcell Darrell House B&B

    315 N Chester Rd, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1401
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    Nov 4, 2016
    “All that a B&B should be”
    Sep 26, 2016
    “Lovely place to stay in Swarthmore”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 18 reviews

    Reviewed November 4, 2016

    Delicious breakfasts in a stately dining room. Owners Cathy and Chris so helpful. Forgot to pack my umbrella...they had them on hand. Easy walk to the Swarthmore campus where I was visiting my grandaughter who is a student there. As a single woman I felt...More

    Thank Judy S
    Response from Chris D, Owner at Purcell Darrell House B&BResponded November 6, 2016

    Judy, Cathy and I were so pleased to welcome you into our home and provide a comfortable haven while you were here visiting your granddaughter. Have to say, she was among the most mature, pleasant young Swatties we have had the pleasure of meeting over...More

    Reviewed September 26, 2016

    The hosts are gracious and welcoming. The house is old-fashioned, lovely, comfortable and cozy. Their garden is well-tended and attractive. The location is very handy for those visiting Swarthmore College. Breakfast is tasty and nicely presented. The rooms are exactly as shown on their website.

    Thank RobertMB1506
    Response from Chris D, Owner at Purcell Darrell House B&BResponded September 28, 2016

    Bob, It was great to welcome you back to our B&B. It's always gratifying when guests return, especially after a lengthy hiatus, and they settle right in. Cathy and I hope to see you again. Chris

    Reviewed June 30, 2016

    A very nice, quite and homey room with an awesomely large bathroom. A shower w/2 heads and plenty of water pressure. Also a jaccuzi for 2. A breakfast menu that we filled out the night before, complete w/homemade pancakes, eggs just about any way, oatmeal,...More

    Thank Thom S
    Response from Chris D, Owner at Purcell Darrell House B&BResponded July 8, 2016

    It's always gratifying to have a guest take the time to write a review. When you share your home with others, you want them to appreciate it somewhat close to how much you appreciate it yourself.

    Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

    This is one of the best B&Bs I've stayed in and I've visited quite a few in many counties. Cathy and Chris are wonderful hosts. They take care of everything. The comfort, cleanliness, food, location and amenities are top notch. I stayed for 5 days...More

    Thank Calgary0
    Response from Chris D, Owner at Purcell Darrell House B&BResponded March 5, 2016

    It was our pleasure to have you with us, especially for a lengthy enough stay that we had an opportunity to get to know you. With your son a freshman, we hope we'll get to see you again and again over the next 3 years.

    Reviewed August 20, 2015

    Nice clean, cozy, comfortable B&B close to the college and a short train or car ride to downtown Philly. We stayed here because my son was attending a soccer ID camp and it was walking distance to the school

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    Thank SoheilD
    Response from Chris D, Owner at Purcell Darrell House B&BResponded September 1, 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write-up a review. I remember you and your son were heading up north to another soccer camp after this one - a busy summer.

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • $145 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
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    • Pennsylvania >
    • Swarthmore
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    Room Tips
    "Only one of the bedrooms has a private bath; the other two bedrooms share a hall bathroom."
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    "Eat dinner in Media - many dining options"
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    "Rooms away from the main road will have less traffic noise."
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