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Luxury Condo in Historic District Close to Convention Center

Josh Russell

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Josh Russell

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2015
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Luxury Condo in Historic District Close to Convention Center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Philadelphia Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 queen beds, 1 bed in Bedroom, 1 queen day bed in 2nd bedroom , Sleeps 4

Welcome to the Chestnut Lofts. Located at 2nd and Chestnut.

A boutique condominium building centrally located 3 blocks from the Liberty Bell, Independence hall and 1 block from Penns Landing and the waterfront. Step out your door to dine at cafes and restaurants or explore Old City in a horse drawn carriage. If visiting for a trade show, we are just a short walk to the convention center as well.

Our 900 square foot condo has granite counter tops, brand new stainless steal appliances, exposed brick walls and beautiful exposed wood beams. This condo also has Wifi. The building is a certified historic landmark and is a unique blend of both new and old. If you’re coming to Philadelphia to experience the history or enjoy the fine dining you could not ask for a better location.

*Please See all 5 of our vacation rentals in Philadelphia Listed Below:

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Townhouse in Washington Square ...VRBO # 583380

Charming on Historic Street ... VRBO # 619713

*Very Important

Please read our notes about 2 and 3 night stays in the rates section. We take them on a case by case basis and rates are higher.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Josh Russell (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2015

About Josh Russell

My grandfather purchased this building in 1930 using it as his furniture store. My father developed the building into 20 offices and 16 condos selling off several while keeping this penthouse unit for himself.

Josh Russell purchased this condo in 1990

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 36 traveler reviews

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Luxury Condo in Historic District Close to Convention Center
average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews
Scotland
5

excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Philadelphia and the flat was in a perfect position for all the historic sights. Plenty of great restaurants and bars on the doorstep but not noisy at night in the apartment. The facilities in the apartment were great and it was really easy to check in and check out.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Charming Condo in historic area

  • 5 of 5

Great location to sightseeing! Quiet area and beds are comfortable...slept good! Well stocked kitchen. Owners were so prompt in getting back to us. Book this place if you want to be close to downtown, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Phoenix, AZ
5

Stay in Chestnut Lofts

  • 5 of 5

I spent four nights at Chestnut Lofts with three other PhD students for a conference at the Philadelphia Convention Center. The apartment was really cute and spacious, and it was easy to get to the Convention Center by walking, cab, or metro. Tons to see and great places to eat around the apartment - great, central location. I highly, highly recommend for your stay in Philadelphia.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Boston, MA
5

Beautiful apartment in great location!

  • 5 of 5

I spent 5 nights here in March 2014. The apartment is really lovely, with wooden beamed ceilings and wooden floors, and very well-kept. The furniture was in good condition and the amenities were very high end- the owners left behind shampoo/conditioner, etc. and really nice, new quality towels and sheets (hotel quality.) The location is very convenient to many restaurants and tourist attractions. There does seem to be a few bars in the area, so it was a bit noisy at night on Friday and Saturday, but nothing terrible (my 1 year old was able to sleep through it.) The owners were extremely helpful and accomodating- they let me check out late because no one was checking in the next day which was key for traveling with a child. Overall, I loved the stay and would absolutely stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Where do you live?
5

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

Never having been to Philadelphia and knowing almost nothing of the area we were kind of flying blind. Our purpose was to combine a Christmas break vacation with a little educational experience with our 15 year old granddaughter. We could not have chosen better. The loft suited our needs perfectly and was within walking distance of everything we wanted to do. Plenty of good restaurants, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin museum....and a block from some of the best fireworks we could have wished for. Access was quick and easy in a secure building. Try it, you'll like it.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Charlotte, NC
5

Philadelphia for Christmas

  • 5 of 5

We rented the apartment for our Christmas vacation this year for 9 nights. We really liked it and as an added bonus we were able to bring our dog with us. The apartment was very cute, clean and fully stocked with whatever we might need (cleaning supplies, utensils, pots/pans, plates, bedding, towels, etc). We really liked the brick and exposed beams. Also, the location was great. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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The Hipstoric™ Old City District (OCD) is a place of unique people, significant history, charming shops, intriguing night life, and just loads of entertainment. Come and find out why it's a great place to visit, work and live. We look forward to seeing you in the neighborhood! Independence Hall, Independence Visitor Center, the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell Center are but a few of the countless historical attractions the OCD has to offer. Learn about our important history and the Old City of today, while eating and shopping at fun and interesting places!

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Rates & Availability

From $195 Per night

Philadelphia Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016 Democratic Convention
Jul 23 2016 - Jul 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Cleaning Fee $125.00
Tax Rate 8.5%
Notes Important Note with regards to two night stays! We will take a 2 night stay only on a last min basis, if still available 1 week prior or if falls directly between two longer stays.

Important Note with Regards to 3 night stays! 3 Days stays are $279/Night Plus Taxes & Fees

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Philadelphia Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
I recently put a 47 Inch Plasma in this Condo.

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