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Renovated Apartment in Heart of Center City

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 BR, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 3 to 4

Renovated 1BR + den apartment in historic carriage house on small, quaint street. 2 unit building (ground floor unit). 800 SF, open floor plan features full kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area, living room with flat screen tv, retreat-like bedroom and tile bath. Features one queen-sized and one full-sized sofa bed. All new appliances and fixtures. Fully stocked kitchen with microwave, oven, range, d/w. Flatscreen TV with cable. Washer/dryer. Central A/C. Hardwood floors throughout.

You won’t need a car - located in Washington Square West neighborhood of Center City. Historic sites and attractions are mostly within waking distance. Easy access to public transportation for those sites too far away for walking. Many of the city’s top restaurants, cafes and bars are within a short walk. Owner happy to make dining suggestions. Just five blocks to the Convention Center and Philadelphia's historic Reading Terminal Market. South Philadelphia's Italian market is also a short walk.

More Details

Owner
Margot Berg & Robert Epstein
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I really enjoyed and appreciated having the opportunity to rent your apartment in Philadelphia. It was all you advertised. I wanted you to know how much we enjoyed the experience, and we would highly recommend it to others.
May 2013
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Amenities

Center City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Glass enclosed tile shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen-size platform bed with foam mattress. Wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Renovated Apartment in Heart of Center City
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 38 reviews
4

Nicely appointed, great location, quiet

  • 4 of 5

Spacious and well-equipped and near our family.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I spent five wonderful days here as we explored Philadelphia.

The bed was comfortable and having access to a washer and dryer in the rental was great.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Really good location

  • 4 of 5

First it is important to have a clean place, with all the bells and whistles, owned and run by an organized and professional set of people. Then it is great to find out the apt . is VERY well located in a quiet neighborhood, with lots of good restaurants and needed stores. One can pretty much walk everywhere except out the Parkway. We have stayed in several VRBO properties in the past few years and this is among the best.

We realize the owners cannot say much, but the prices and fees are starting to chase us away. All of the sudden there is an insurance fee and cleaning fee, when we already have travel insurance and the price is approaching $200. But to an extent this is our choice.

One caveat: It will be good to expect to perhaps hear the guest upstairs. There was not much noise but the foot fall was a little weird when it first

happened. i.e. like there was another person in the unit.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best Place in Philly

  • 5 of 5

Went there for a college reunion. The location is the best possible location for fun in the city. Quiet and safe for sleeping and relaxing, but literally blocks and minutes away for great dining and night life. The communication with Robert and Margot was outstanding. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Denver, CO
5

Great place in an unexpectedly great area

  • 5 of 5

Newly upgraded yet quaint home in an old area of philly that feels like you're in history. Walking distance to downtown and all great eating spots. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh
5

Good location, Cute apartment

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for 3 nights and this place was perfect. Located within easy walking distance of Center City and South Street, there are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby, and it's a quiet street. The place was nice looking and neat with everything we needed for the weekend. The owner was responsive when I texted and was quick to answer emails prior to arrival.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Philadelphia International
Nearest Train
2 Miles
30th Street Station
Car: not necessary

Located just off of Antique Row in Center City's historic Washington Square West neighborhood. Located 3 blocks from the Kimmel Center/Academy of Music, 5 blocks from the Reading Terminal Market and Convention Center, 8 blocks from Independence Hall/Liberty Bell. Great location for urban explorers with numerous top-tier restaurants and shops nearby. Walk to Rittenhouse Square, Old City, and South Street attractions. No car necessary.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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