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Deinze, Belgium
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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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1Thank Grace M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The host was very friendly and helpful - knowledge of the history for the area and the house was excellent. Perfect location for walking the Old City. Room was spotless and comfortable. Though the room is small in size, my 6'4" husband fared well. Breakfast was delicious! Highly recommend this historic house!

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall I really enjoyed this place. Not a lot of room in the room especially in the toilet area. Had to do a modified box step to go in and out, and there a few stairs to deal with so if you're not in great shape ask for a room on the 2nd floor. but everything else about the stay...

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A group of us got rooms here for a wedding. The employees were exceptional, very friendly and helpful. We were able to check our bags early and explore some of the city until 3pm. Independence Hall, the Constitution Center and many other historical locations are within an easy walk. Rooms were clean, showers were great and the breakfast was awesome,...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Thomas Bond House is charming, comfortable, and welcoming. The location can't be beat-- right in the middle of Old City Philadelphia. You are surrounded by history at every turn-- it's just a wonderful, inviting place!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This B&B in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia is delightful. Thomas Bond, a physician in the mid-18th Century, built the house for his son in 1769. Thomas, along with Ben Franklin, partnered to found the Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital in the United States. It’s still there, walking distance from the home. There are 12 rooms in the house...

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Blaine
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful restored home in old town Philadelphia steps from the historical attractions, parks and the river landing. The B&B is three stories high and doesn't have an elevator. The third floor is quite a climb. Excellent staff, food, and service. I plan on staying there on my next trip to Philly. Note: I used Uber for all my transportation...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Although it is called a B & B, it is more like a lovely Inn in the heart of the historical district. It has many very good dining options within close proximity. A fabulous location & lovely building and I would gladly stay here again anytime. Our room was very small (like a small bedroom) but it was functional &...

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  • Free Breakfast
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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 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: ₹ 9,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Thomas Bond House Hotel Philadelphia
Thomas Bond House Bed And Breakfast
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“This is a historical property. Some rooms are larger than others.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiamom, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Eldridge Room overlooked Friendship Square.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles ondlinks, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is just marvelous....the historic owners' rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LindaF5438, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lower floors meant that we didn't have to haul luggage as far.”
 of 5 bubbles Sendairocks, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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