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The Gables

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The Gables

Thinking of staying at the Gables B & B in University City. The website says it has easy access to public transportation into the city. Would you recommend staying there? Is it really easy to navigate public transportation into the historic district, the Reading Terminal Market, Art Museum, etc.? Should we try to drive in and park? Should we stay near the Historic District? We have 3 nights in Philadelphia.

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If you can, I''d stay right within the Center City district, in all honesty. I think you'll find it far more convenient.

That being said, I am guessing that you prefer a B&B/inn atmosphere as opposed to a larger hotel setting. Here are a few centrally located ones in Philly to check out:

La Reserve B&B - this gets great reviews, right near Rittenhouse Square, great central location

Penn's View Inn - nice place, right on Front Street in the historic/Old City district, great restaurant and wine bar attached, some really nice rooms with fireplaces and jacuzzis

Rittenhouse Square B&B - right on Rittenhouse Square, constantly gets awards - pricier than the above 2 options, but if you wanted to splurge, this would be the place in Philly to do it at the B&B level

Tradewinds B&B - Very walkable location at 9th and Lombard - small B&B, reasonable prices; however, they do not take credit cards

Morris House Hotel - gets good reviews here on tripadvisor - good central location on S 8th Street

Hope that helps - I'd check out some websites and see what appeals to you. Good luck and let us know if you need further assistance.


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