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Heart Of Philadelphia & Near All Attractions! Queen's Village Studio W/ Balcony

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Heart Of Philadelphia & Near All Attractions! Queen's Village Studio W/ Balcony

**Private Transportation (Discounted): Private car services are available through a partner affiliate for airport / train-station transfers, point to point travel, and by the hour. Its the most convenient way to go (especially for a group) and not much more than a taxi! They will even undercut any other quote you get by 10%. Just go directly to www.stslimos.com to make a reservation or call: 1-800-373-7124. Use Promo Code: "Rich10%". **

**Easy Checkin / Out with zero meeting or key exchange required!**

Newly renovated and beautiful studio in 100 year old brick townhouse in Queens Village / Center City neighborhood, close to all attractions and nightlife! Perfect for a single or couple. We're just 3 beautiful blocks from lively South Street and easy access to major expressways. Neighborhood has over 100 outstanding restaurants and coffee shops of all descriptions within walking distance. Historical area and river nearby - 10 min walk (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Constitution Center, U.S. Mint, Betsy Ross House, Benjamin Franklin House, Carpenter Hall, etc.). Convention center 20-25 min walk (bus stop nearby, taxi also easy to get). 5 minute walk from historic Colonial area (Society Hill). Convenient city bus stops across the street providing access to all parts of the city although one can walk everywhere in Center City. Pay parking lots all close-by with street parking available.

South Street is packed with interesting shops of all varieties, places to grab a fast bite or a fine meal. The neighborhood has numerous restaurants (over 100 within walking distance and 7 within one block). The famous Italian Market is on 9th Street.

Generally you can walk everywhere. If you like to ride, the #47 bus stops nearby. It heads due north, stopping at every corner and returns on 8th Street. Service is frequent especially around rush hour. Its a fast way to get to Market Street, where you can connect with the Market Street subway or bus lines. Taxis are another way to get around easily - they will come to the house if called or you can hail one on the street. Walking distance to Market Street and Independence Hall just 15 minutes, the Delaware River/ Penn's Landing area 10-15 minutes, Italian Market 10 minutes, Convention Center 20-25 minutes walk. Pennsylvania Hospital just 5 minutes (8th and Pine), beautiful Society Hill (Historic colonial area) 10 minutes. Broad Street (Subway at South and Broad) just 7 blocks away - about 10-15 min walk.

Private Transportation: Private luxury car services are available through a partner affiliate for airport / train-station transfers, point to point travel, and by the hour. Please contact us directly for special pricing.

Pets: Welcome (especially dogs!). Please just let us know because we need to charge for a slightly higher cleaning fee to protect any future guests with allergies, etc.

Smokers - the house is non-smoking.

Communication: As much as guests would like (or not).

Checkin / out: We offer an easy no-meeting necessary check-in / out and key-access.

South Street, Society Hill, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall ... what else can we ask for?!

Checkout our other listings as well!!!!

Queens Village Neighborhood around 2nd and Pemberton St. - 15 Minute Walk to Historical Sites:

1) Studio with Balcony - Historic Gem (Sleeps 3) -

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3881126?uni_id=4254646

2) 1 Bedroom with Backyard - Prime Historic Location Of Philadelphia (Sleeps 5) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3956598?uni_id=4342056

3) 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath with Balcony Bi-level - Charming 3 Bedroom (Sleeps 8) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3958008?uni_id=4343623

Antique Row Neighborhood around 10th and Pine St. (7 Minute Walk to Historic Sites):

1) Studio (2nd Floor) - Historic Antique Row Studio 2 (Sleeps 3) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4212545?uni_id=4617471

2) Studio (3rd Floor) Historic Antique Row Studio 3 (Sleeps 3) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4212549?uni_id=4617483

3) 1 Bedroom (2nd Floor) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4253477?uni_id=4660629

4) 2 Bedroom (3rd Floor) - https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4108722?uni_id=4507879

7th and South St - 10 Minute Walk to Historical Sites:

1) Huge 3 Floor 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/14825886?s=23&user_id=21638773&ref_device_id=ee4103d540dc01b38109f0c33689e427a923b41c

2) Charming 1 Bedroom - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15027277?s=23&user_id=21638773&ref_device_id=ee4103d540dc01b38109f0c33689e427a923b41c

More Details

Property Manager
Rich - Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, russian, Hebrew
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Rich - Property Manager

I'm originally from Philadelphia but was a pilot in the military for the last 11 years. Now I'm an entrepreneur and moonlight as a HomeAway host. My girlfriend Emily was raised overseas and is a professional scuba diver and aspiring veterinarian. We both Love to travel and have been to over 30 countries. We love to get the local feel when we do travel so HomeAway has been great. Although, we have slept in some really random places in our travels where we wished there was a listing! Things we can't live without: TRAVEL and Chocolate!

Rich - Property Manager purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Rich - Property Manager chose Southwark

This property is perfect for anyone visiting the city for a short getaway, a concert, festival, or even someone coming for business, etc. Its in the heart of everything and close to lots of nightlife, cafes, interesting shops ... but its also cozy and on a quiet tree-lined street so you can easily relax after a day of exploring or meetings. Everyone has loved it!

What makes this apartment unique

Private Transportation: Private luxury car services are available through a partner affiliate for airport / train-station transfers, point to point travel, and by the hour. Please contact us directly for special pricing.

Amenities

Southwark Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Size Foam Mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis

Reviews

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Heart Of Philadelphia & Near All Attractions! Queen's Village Studio W/ Balcony
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 27 reviews
Asheville, NC
4

Loved the location

  • 4 of 5

Rich was responsive to problems when called. Bed slept great. Kitchen and bathroom functioned well. Plenty of outside light if wanted. Many restaurants in immediate neighborhood. If you like blues music try Twisted Tail. Good coal oven pizza on first block of South St. Good Indian on 3rd block of South. Also bus 57 on Madison going north on 3rd St., and 4th street going south - free for 65+. Nearest groceries at 4th and Bainbridge and 4th and Madison. We were lucky as no one in apt. above ours till the last night - you hear through the ceiling all too well.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Studio Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Philly. The apartment location is fabulous and the kitchen is fully stocked. The apartment was clean and ready for us when we got there. Will definitely rent from Rich in the future. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aberdeen, MD
5

Nice apartment, Great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time visiting Philadelphia for the weekend. This apartment was clean and comfortable. It is located on a quiet street near Penn's Landing. We spent the weekend walking and exploring the area, enjoying historical sites, architecture and good food.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento
4

Cozy studio in heart of Philadelphia

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed in Philadelphia and enjoyed this cozy apartment as our home base. The studio is in a quiet building on a wonderful street near the waterfront and an easy walk to a vibrant restaurant and shopping district. We walked easily to the main areas of town from here which was great too. The apartment is small and is just like the pictures but it works well if you don't plan on spending tons of time in your room. The bathroom is for one person at a time but the shower was nice and hot. There is a charming balcony where my husband enjoyed a cigar or two. A small kitchenette is there if you want to cook something yourself and the fridge is a good size. If you are going in the summer just know that the AC is one of those noisy wall units right above the bed. We would stay here again for ease of use, convenience and the great price!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

So close to everything! Nice and quiet neighborhood. Also a plus...the bed is SO comfortable!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We love the Philadelphia fall experience!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredibly cozy and beautiful space. We loved the location and nearby restaurants and nightly ghost tours were awesomely entertaining!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Anything on South Street.
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Philadelphia - Suburban Train Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe Fulya
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Atlantic City
Car: not necessary

Easy Checkin / Out with zero meeting or key exchange required!

Newly renovated and beautiful studio in 100 year old brick townhouse in Queens Village / Center City neighborhood, close to all attractions and nightlife! Perfect for a single or couple. We're just 3 beautiful blocks from lively South Street and easy access to major expressways. Neighborhood has over 100 outstanding restaurants and coffee shops of all descriptions within walking distance. Historical area and river nearby - 10 min walk (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Constitution Center, U.S. Mint, Betsy Ross House, Benjamin Franklin House, Carpenter Hall, Penn's Landing, etc.). Convention center 20-25 min walk (bus stop nearby, taxi also easy to get). 5 minute walk from historic Colonial area (Society Hill). Convenient city bus stops across the street providing access to all parts of the city although one can walk everywhere in Center City. Easy taxi or subway ride to Philadelphia Art Museum, Mutter Museum, Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Zoo, Battleship New Jersey, and all sports complexes and concert arenas, etc.

Pay parking lots all close-by with street parking available.

South Street is packed with interesting shops of all varieties, places to grab a fast bite or a fine meal. The neighborhood has numerous restaurants (over 100 within walking distance and 7 within one block). The famous Italian Market is on 9th Street.

Generally you can walk everywhere. If you like to ride, the #47 bus stops nearby. It heads due north, stopping at every corner and returns on 8th Street. Service is frequent especially around rush hour. Its a fast way to get to Market Street, where you can connect with the Market Street subway or bus lines. Taxis are another way to get around easily - they will come to the house if called or you can hail one on the street. Walking distance to Market Street and Independence Hall just 15 minutes, the Delaware River/ Penn's Landing area 10-15 minutes, Italian Market 10 minutes, Convention Center 20-25 minutes walk. Pennsylvania Hospital just 5 minutes (8th and Pine), beautiful Society Hill (Historic colonial area) 10 minutes. Broad Street (Subway at South and Broad) just 7 blocks away - about 10-15 min walk.

Pets: Welcome (especially dogs!). Please just let us know because we need to charge for a slightly higher cleaning fee to protect any future guests with allergies, etc.

Smokers - the house is non-smoking.

Communication: As much as guests would like (or not).

Checkin / out: We offer an easy no-meeting necessary check-in / out and key-access.

South Street, Society Hill, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall ... what else can we ask for?!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Damage Deposit $200

Additional rules
1. This is a quiet private building, please keep it that way. (ie. No Loud Parties)
2. Please cleanup any dishes or messes before leaving.
3. Checkout time is a strict 10am. The cleaners arrive by 11am so please let us know prior to your arrival if you need a place to store your belongings after this time. Cleaners charge $50/hr if kept waiting which will be taken from deposit if guest doesn't checkout on time.
4. No Smoking Inside OR directly outside the front-door (the neighbors will complain so please go for a nice stroll).
5. Refund Policy is "Strict" on this listing which means we can only offer a 50% refund (except fees) up to 1 week prior to your reservation. There are no refunds for cancellations within a week of arrival. We highly recommend Travel Insurance for anyone who might have last-minute issues traveling.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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