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Thomas Bond House Bed & Breakfast

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Olmsted Falls, Ohio
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This B&B has a great location to start your walking adventure around Philly. Parking is right next door and restaurants are everywhere. Both Chrissy and Craig are very helpful with information. The house is very charming and there is wine and warm cookies waiting for you after your day out. Had a wonderful time and would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, and three of our fellow history loving friends stayed here during the grand opening of the National Museum of the American Revolution which was one block away. The B&B could not be more perfectly situated and lovely. The building is restored and preserved and you truly feel transported back to 18th century life in old Philly....

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed with my sister and husband for 3 nights. We had a great stay and the B & B is centrally located to all the sights. Chrissy was very helpful offering great sightseeing tips, and cooked up some great breakfasts. We also enjoyed our evening discussions with Craig, the innkeeper, who also gave great restaurant recommendations....

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washington-state
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This b and b has a great location, right next to Society Hill Sheraton, a few blocks to Independence Hall, and close to bus (42, 21) and Market Frankford Line. I stayed in room 305. The bed worked for me as a solo traveler of 6 feet tall. It would be a tight fit for a couple who's taller than...

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Rohnert Park, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B&B was within walking distance of everything we wanted to see in historical Philadelphia. No car needed although a parking garage is located next door. The B&B has two rooms on the third floor that connect which made it perfect for us, a couple traveling with a 10 year old child. Each room has it's own private bathroom and...

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Dunellen, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the most Wonderful time at The Thomas Bond House. People were so nice, house was charming, and the location could not be better! WE will stay again at Christmas. Food was amazing and the staff was great! Can not say enough about this B&B.

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Somers Point, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Went to bedandbreakfast.com and found this B & B Room was small, bed was fine, shower tall enough for me to stand in at 6'9" tall Nice parlor Sunday breakfast was good Chrissy was very accommodating Butters, the cat was a bit standoffish I like the location in Olde City, close to Independence Hall & Penn's Landing I like the...

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Williamsport, PA
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Really lovely home open to guests. Very gracious hosts, and a wonderful breakfast. Bed was squeaky, and rooms are small. Otherwise, this was a perfect stay. City Tavern is accross the street, parking deck next door, and a few blocks from Independence National Historic Park.

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Bondhouse, Manager at Thomas Bond House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi, William. Thanks for taking the time to write this excellent review! We really appreciate it. I'm sorry about the bed, but I am happy to tell you, it's fixed. Well, replaced actually. There was some bent metal in the frame. I'm sorry I didn't notice this and get it replaced before your stay. We hope to see you again!...

Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are into history, this is a great hotel to take you back in time. Beautiful original floors in our room, the fireplace was cozy and nice at the end of a cold day. Tastefully decorated with an updated bathroom that still felt "old". The hosts are very cordial and pleasant, happy to help you with any of your...

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We're locals and decided to stay in Philadelphia to celebrate our 5 year anniversary. We chose to stay at the Thomas Bond house and the house and employees were awesome. We checked in late, and Craig couldn't have been more helpful. When we finally got there, he gave us a coupon for a place we already had that saved us...

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Bondhouse, Manager at Thomas Bond House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi, Christine. Thank you so much both for this review and choosing to celebrate your Anniversary with us. We loved having you and Greg stay with us! We are also so happy that you enjoyed our cinnamon free offerings. You definitely picked the best room in the House and I am so happy you enjoyed that as well. Craig and...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thomas Bond House is an historic alternative to impersonal lodging. Step into the 18th century in this exquisitely restored circa 1769 gem. Located within the Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, PA, you are just steps away from all the historic landmarks, world class restaurants and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thomas Bond House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 129 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3039
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: €121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Thomas Bond House Bed And Breakfast
Thomas Bond House Hotel Philadelphia
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“check the length of the bed. And be aware there are only stairs, no elevator. Smaller suitcases are a lot easier to maneuver up the stairs.”
traveltale, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“If narrow, steep stairs are an issue for you select rooms on the lower floors.”
Thelmadee, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Narrow stairs, rooms go up to the 4th floor”
NittanyLion70, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is a historical property. Some rooms are larger than others.”
Kiamom, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Eldridge Room overlooked Friendship Square.”
GraceM685, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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