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Porches on the Towpath

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Gracious country house located directly on the Delaware Canal in the heart of New Hope. Ten beautifully furnished guest rooms, all with private baths. Two story, wrap around porch overlooking the Delaware Canal and perennial gardens. A full country breakfast is served daily. Central air, private off street parking. Walk to shops, galleries and restaurants. Mid week discounts available.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Hidden Gems - Rules-Based
Centrally Located
Full view
96Great for walkers
Grade: 96 out of 100
123Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
52Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews the main house tucked away my husband and i the main street wrap around porch host john tow path direct access private porch park your car perfect location within walking distance shops and restaurants delaware canal middle of town get away other guests
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our midweek stay in this lovely B & B. The towpath was steps away from the back door of our porch—perfect for a morning walk after a hearty breakfast. The location is also steps from the center of town and the bridge to...More

Thank Janetvdale
Response from John B, Owner at Porches on the TowpathResponded 1 week ago

Hi Janet,' Thanks for the time it took to write the review we appreciate it. Can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, Porches soars on all levels. It is a beautiful hamlet, perfectly tucked away in alley right off the main artery in New Hope. The place has an unsurmountable amount of character. The artistry and amount of time and years that John and his...More

Thank P0rtuguy
Response from John B, Owner at Porches on the TowpathResponded 2 weeks ago

All I can say is wow. Thank you for your heartfelt words. We really appreciate you taking the time and effort to put together this fantastic review. You really get what we're trying to do here. We love it when others feel the same love...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at this hidden jewel for many years. It’s nestled at the end of quiet Fisher’s Alley, which is just a half block from New Hope’s main intersection. The house dates from the 1800’s and has been transformed into a charming B&B that...More

Thank Linda M
Response from John B, Manager at Porches on the TowpathResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Linda for taking the time to write this wonderful review. It means a lot to us. We always love having you with us. Your great attitude gets us through our day that much easier. See you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Porches is a lovely place right in New Hope but off the main drag, tucked away from the hustle bustle of the town. Our room was lovely and comfortable and having breakfast on the porch added to the experience. Easy to walk into the main...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our birthdays by spending two nights in New Hope, PA at a B & B called "Porches". The house contains a limited number of rooms and is surrounded by porches on two floors. Breakfast the first morning was a delicious...More

Thank PeterWJr46
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Bob E | Property representative |
We generally have glutten free bread but best to mention at booking and again at checkin
15 June 2017|
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Response from Bob E | Property representative |
Susan ,Both rooms 7&11 have two queen beds and can be connected to rooms 8&11 if needed creating a very large suite of rooms. Thanks again for considering Porches on the Towpath
24 August 2016|
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Response from 0864213579 | Reviewed this property |
By coincidence, I just returned today from another fabulous stay at Porches and asked the owners your question. Room 11, which is in a separate building from the main house, is a lovely room that is ground level and has a... More
Room Tips
"Rooms 9-12 are in the Gatekeeper's House and detached from the main building."
22 Aug 2018
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"So many options! Look on their website to choose the perfect one for you!"
7 Jul 2018
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"Our room had a very private and large porch and view of the town and canal. Perfect."
14 May 2018
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"Some rooms have TVs, not all. Ask if it is important to you."
4 May 2018
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US$175 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
porches on the towpath hotel new hope
United StatesPennsylvaniaNew Hope
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