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Thomas Bond House Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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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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...

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was my second stay at the Thomas Bond House and both times have been wonderful. The rooms are a little snug (to be expected with a historic building) but are clean and comfortable and the showers are great and never run out of hot water! The staff was friendly and knew all the ins and outs of the city....

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

Hi, Erica. Thank you so much for writing this excellent review. We enjoy having you and Steve stay with us for the holidays! I am happy that you enjoy the nice hot showers (its one of my favorite parts of living here) and that you got to enjoy breakfast and the City. The road closures and changes to public transit...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This b&b is in a lovely historic building. The rooms range in size and some are a bit small. The location is in the center of the historic city and is a perfect place to stay if exploring historic Philadelphia.

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

Hi, Hannah! Thank you so so much for taking the time to post a review. We enjoyed having you and William stay with us. 304 is one of our smaller rooms, and honestly, I think it is our tighest bathroom. I would love to get to see you both again. Maybe we will have a larger room or a more...

Deinze, Belgium
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was just one of the nicest places I have ever stayed in. More than anything thanks to the wonderful staff, I felt right at home. It's a wonderfuly restored authentic building, very cosy and warm. I was welcomed in a personal way, every piece of information was provided and my luggage even got carried while I was shown my...

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

Hi, Charlotte. We are so happy you felt at home here...we definitely felt like you were part of the family. You are such a sweet and kind guest. It was a pleasure to have you here. I am happy to hear that you were so comfortable in 306. Some find the room and the full sized bed to be a...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My friend and I stayed at the Thomas Bond House for four nights while attending a convention in Philadelphia.The Bed and Breakfast is located in the historic Society Hill section of town,a beautiful and safe area. It is part of the National Historic Park. It was a pleasant 20 to 30 minute walk to the convention center. We utilized convention...

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

Hi, Valerie. Thank you so so much for the excellent review! We really enjoyed getting to meet you and are so happy that the Bond House filled your needs for your conference. I do love this neighborhood...the cobblestones, the historic architecture, the stories of what once stood or happened here. And I do find it very safe and clean now....

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Situated on National Park grounds, we walked to all Philly historic sites & were surrounded with restaurants of multiple ethnicities. The staff, esp. Christy, is exuberant, knowledgeable & anxious to please. Room and bed were comfortable, if small, but a large ground floor common area & dining room more than compensated. Breakfast is a "help yourself" substantial cold buffet. Owned...

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

Hi, Annette. Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We loved getting to meet you and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Your room did have a new mattress and box spring, so it is good to hear that you were comfortable. The food in this neighborhood is definitely top notch with great...

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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: €126 (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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“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
“Some of the rooms are smaller, we planned to be in the room a minimum of time, too much to see in the area.”
ondlinks, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is just marvelous....the historic owners' rooms”
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