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Joan White

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

THE CITY HOUSE HOTEL

5 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Philadelphia Studio Rental Photos and Description

large queen suite with private bath and kitchenette

Manayunk Terrace short term vacation rental is located 18 minutes to Center City by train, you can do what your heart desires. The History alone could keep you busy for days and it certainly does not stop there - Museums, Art, Theatre, Concerts, Sporting events and incredible Dining.

Come enjoy historic Manayunk while spoiling yourself to plush modern Executive suites Below, the Schuylkill river and charming Manayunk will entice you to come down to shop and play.

The option to roam nearby will also be more than alluring with Manayunk's over 50 boutiques, extensive furniture stores, diverse restaurants, clubs, bars and the towpath for hiking and biking. Or simply sit and relax at the inn having wine and cheese or tea on our terraces.

Sare pleased to offer the finest in elegant modern accommodations with our quaint 'feel like you're at home' service.

QUEEN FIRST FLOOR SUITE (Room #1):

Offers luxurious queen bed. Sofa for additional person if needed. NICE LARGE 1ST FLOOR ROOM, HARDWOOD FLOORS, MANY WINDOWS, NICE SIZE CLOSET, FLAT SCREEN TV microwave/toaster/fridge.

keywords: HOUSE, BED AND BREAKFAST, LODGING, HOTEL, MOTEL, LONG STAY, SHORT STAY, BUSINESS, APARTMENT, PARKING, TERRACE, , GARAGE, LUXURY, SUITE, , EXECUTIVE SUITE, ECONOMY, MODERN, , T, FREE WI-FI, CABLE, CENTRAL AIR, public transportation to downtown

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joan White (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Joan White

Joan and William White are a retired couple who after a failed attempt at a leisure retirement in Florida returned home and built the retirement home on a lot Joan had had for years. Inadvertently, it turned out to be a hotel rather than a home. Although it is perfectly appointed for owners that intended to stay there, they found it was just to big and moved to a condo. They started out petite hotel as a hobby but it is quickly turning into a full time job. It has gained and gained in popularity. Joan and Bill enjoy fussing over the place and their guest. It is a symbiotic relationship for sure.

Joan White purchased this studio in 2007

Why Joan White chose Philadelphia

As previously mentioned, Joan had owned this property for about 15 years and had always had the idea to build on it. Manayunk is such a great neighorhood with it wonderful Main Street and open air restaurants and clubs and other wonderful shopping. it is well located, close to center city and close to the Main Line, Chestnut Hill and the Schyukl Expressway.

What makes this studio unique

Iit is rare to have a nice city chic spot. Many of guests come to visit their relatives, but end up having their relatives visit them at their suite instead. It wonderfully furnished room and very roomy about 500 square ft. It is just so cool, that their friend have and family have said to them 'HOW DID YOU FIND THIS.'

Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

THE CITY HOUSE HOTEL
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Cape Coral, Florida
5

Lovely home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot for a couple restful days in Philadelphia. Transportation is near by and Manayunk with all its shops and restaurants a short walk. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for bikers

  • 5 of 5

We came to Philadelphia with our bikes and the Manayunk Terrace was a perfect location for us. The apartment is just a few streets up from the Schuylkill River Trail - which runs 13 kms to downtown and 30 kms in the other direction to Valley Forge. We found Manayunk to be interesting, friendly and safe. There's a great neighbourhood pub just kitty corner called the Eagle Tavern. There are not full kitchen facilities in the studio apartment but we managed to create light meals (thanks to Joan for the skillet) for three nights and ate out for two others. Yes, parking seemed to be a bit scarce but since we only used our bikes it was not an issue. Overall, a five star stay due to location, the state of the accommodation and value.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much, Kathy. That was so nice of you to take the time. You are an inspirational couple, for sure.
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5

Philly's Best Kept Secret

  • 5 of 5

That awkward moment you walk into the rental and it's BETTER than your home. I was there for the Made In America festival and honestly I wouldn't have minded lounging the day away in the very comfy upstairs living room. The pictures don't include this living space, but if you rent both upstairs room you have at your disposal a huge living space with a nice big couch and a comfortable sitting area near the FIREPLACE. Joan is very accommodating and has created a very lovely home.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU SO MUCH, LAUREN, FOR TAKING THE TIME TO WRITE ABOUT MANAYUNK TERRACE. WE APPRECIATED HAVING YOU. YOU ARE A LOVELY GUEST. I AM SO GLAD YOU WERE SO COMFORTABLE. THAT'S WHAT WE AIM FOR.
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5

Charming Place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 7-year-old daughter and I really enjoyed our 3 nights at this beautifully appointed place. We stayed in the spacious studio suite on the first floor and we were very impressed with the quality of the furnishings and the overall comfort of the place. The tiny kitchenette has everything you need to put together a light meal--and breakfast foods like butter, peanut butter, jam and Englsh muffins were provided. We didn't totally know what to expect, especially since there don't seem to be many reviews, but we would recommend this place highly to anyone. We were able to take a peek at the larger suite upstairs and it was gorgeous! Manayunk is an interesting little town-within-a-town--though actually part of Philadelphia, it has the feel of a small river-side village from 100 years ago. Lots of cobblestones and quaint row homes. We walked around at all hours and felt perfectly safe. Tons of restaurants. We took the train (station is about a 10 min walk) into downtown Philly, and that only took about 25 minutes. The family pass for the train let us also ride the buses and subways downtown, which was very helpful. We were in town so my husband could play a tennis tournament in Germantown, so the location was terrific for us. Joan, the owner, is very friendly and made sure we were comfortable. A great place to stay in a nifty little Philly neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: OH, LEECIA, YOU ARE JUST SO NICE. THE FEELINGS ARE MUTUAL. THANKS FOR STAYING WITH US AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU HERE AGAIN. YOU ARE AN ADORABLE FAMILY.
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New York, NY
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay of two nights here. We were in the first floor suite. Has everything you need. Comfortable bed, bright room, perfect size for two. Super close to Main St Manayunk section of the city and only 10 min drive to Center City/Art Museum. We will likely be back soon when staying in the area. The owners are real nice and keep a beautiful B&B.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you, we enjoyed having you.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
philadelphia international
Nearest Barpub
across the street
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
walnut lane
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
wissahickon train station or Manayunk Station
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
I-76 Schuylky Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Main Street Manayunk- Wide selection
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
pocono mountains
Car: not necessary

CLOSE TO CENTER CITY & PHILADELPHIA and surrounding suburbs

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Rates & Availability

Philadelphia Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
EVENTS
Jul 24 2016 - Jul 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

rates a bit higher for holidays and during May college graduations and holidays

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Philadelphia Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • tiled shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds Child Beds (1) only the first floor independent suite has an extra pull out bed for a child. , Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) located in independent 1st floor room with private bath, and terrace and kitchette
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
This is our 1 bedroom, 1 bath large efficieny. There is a 2 bedroom , 2 bath private unit on the second floor under VRBO rental number 510626

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