This is a large bright room with a queen size bed in the section of the house built c.1790. The room has three large windows for maximum natural light. If you want to sleep in, just pull down the room darkening shades. The bed has side tables with convenient plugs for your electronic charging overnight. There are two plush side chairs with a table to between for light work or planning your day in Philadelphia. This room has the most modern heating/air conditioning system for you to create your unique comfortable temperature. The flat screen television can be viewed from the chair or the bed. The adjacent bathroom is shared with one other room. Your reservation includes a deluxe continental breakfast that you can customize when you arrive. Hot coffee/tea/water/snacks are available all day.
The first floor is open for your use. Enjoy the sitting area, work area with fax/copier, the living room with a large screen television, and the side porch glider for people watching or take in the evening breeze. The breakfast room is available for any brought in meals as we appreciate food not being brought into the bedrooms. Plates, cups, utensils, napkins are available for your use.
There is ample free street parking in front of the house. Additional parking can be found in the Municipal lot around the corner. Public transportation by bus is located at the near intersection. The regional rail line is an easy five block walk. Bicycle trails to the city and challenging trails in Fairmount Park are a pedal away. The area is also served by Lyft and Uber.
James Matthews House is located in the northwest Germantown section of Philadelphia. Historic Germantown is where one of Philadelphia's Revolutionary War Battles was fought; where the first-ever American protest against slavery was written; an where one of the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad still stands. We are neighbors of Germantown Friends School and Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. LaSalle University, Philadelphia University and Drexel School of Medicine are near by along with entrepreneurial energetic restaurants and businesses.
You may check-in at 3:00pm (15:00) to 9:00pm (21:00) our latest time to arrive. We must end our work day at 9:00pm (21:00) to be ready for the next day of work. Quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 8:00am. Visitors or unregistered guests are not permitted in the house without a request made prior to your arrival.
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