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“A charming destination for a stay in Philadelphia” 5 of 5 stars
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Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 28 Philadelphia B&B and Inns
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Vienna
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12 reviews
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“A charming destination for a stay in Philadelphia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Cornerstone B&B. The location is great. We were able to park in front of the front door (on a weekend). Breakfast was delicious, the staff friendly and the room spacious and furnished to a high quality. And it's always a joy to stay in a place with a bit of history.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Cornerstone. The inn was beautiful. We especially appreciated relaxing and reading on the wrap around porch. Our room (The Pennsylvanian) was spacious, nicely decorated, and very clean. The Cornerstone is located within a convenient 10-15 minute walk to the 30th Street Station, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and a wide assortment of restaurants. We also appreciated the warm hospitality that Dennis and Liz extended. Thank you Dennis & Liz!

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Le Havre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We enjoyed our 9 days stay at Conerstone B&B. The XIX century house situated on the Drexel campus is very convenient and nice, near subway and museums. We liked very much the hospitality of Dennis and his wife, the Dennis's humour and his help to feel you welcome. The room was nice ans clean and the breakfasts gave a great moment of hospitality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Cornerstone B&B. The rooms were beautiful and the breakfast food was delicious! The location is extremely convenient, with plenty of restaurants close by for lunch and dinner. The staff was very hospitable. We look forward to staying there again.

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Thank Campionefam
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

My wife and I elected to try a B & B for our family vacation in Philly instead of the standard hotel. We tried the Cornertone based on location, room options, and on-line reviews and we were not disappointed at all. Our room was very nice, roomy and clean, the food was great, and Dennis and Liz were awesome. My oldest son loved the experience and really made friends with Dennis and Liz especially when she gave him a nice bake treat after our return from the ball game. Bottom line the room was very nice, the food was great, parking was easy, very convenient to sites in the city, and Dennis was great with the guidance and suggestions. My son can't wait to go back.

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Northfield Center, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We were delighted by our stay at this B and B! The innkeepers were very knowledgeable and helpful when we wanted advice on where to eat, what to see, etc. The location was convenient and the neighborhood was bustling with college life which could be watched from the front porch. The building itself was truly a treasure of architectural details. Very pretty. Our room was clean, comfortable and roomy , having an extra living suite and private bath. We spent three nights and the breakfasts were all very good, especially the weekend fare. We enjoyed what we saw of Philly and hope to return to this B and B again.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

My son and I were visiting colleges, and this very pleasant B&B was walking distance from the University of Pennsylvania campus and from 30th Street Station for connections to our other destinations. The University Suite had a very comfortable sofa bed for him in a separate room and a spacious bedroom for me. Excellent AC most welcome on a hot June day, and the continental breakfast featured fresh fruit salad and homemade scones. The hosts were friendly without being overbearing; the husband had a refreshingly wry sense of humor. The area is urban and lively, with a lot of inexpensive restaurants (thanks to the college students); folks from suburbs or small towns might be taken aback by a few rundown buildings and some For Rent signs, but they should give it a try. Not cheap, but a good value.

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Additional Information about Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

Property: Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast
Address: 3300 Baring St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2529
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Philadelphia's Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast, an elegant and cozy urban inn located within walking distance to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cornerstone offers a unique opportunity to enjoy Philadelphia with Center City only minutes away and easily accessible by public transportation. The Cornerstone offers the following amenities at no additional charge: *Wifi * Breakfast * Zoo Package *Eastern State Package * Street Parking * Toiletries The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast is a family owned and operated business. We look forward to making your visit a memorable experience. ... more   less 
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