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Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom Luxury Penthouse, Close To Convention Center & Historic Old City

Welcome to the Chestnut Lofts, A boutique condominium building centrally located 3 blocks from the Liberty Bell, Independence hall and 1 block from Penns Landing and the waterfront. Step out your door to dine at cafes and restaurants or explore Old City in a horse drawn carriage. If visiting for a trade show, we are just a short walk to the convention center as well.

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BOOK IT NOW BUTTON FOR STAYS LESS THEN 4 NIGHTS BEFORE CONTACTING US

Our 900 square foot condo has granite counter tops, brand new stainless steal appliances, exposed brick walls and beautiful exposed wood beams. This condo also has WiFi. The building is a certified historic landmark and is a unique blend of both new and old. If you’re coming to Philadelphia to experience the history or enjoy the fine dining you could not ask for a better location.

*Please make note that the loft bedroom on the second floor has a very low ceiling around 6 feet and possibly even lower in some spots as there are exposed beams.

***There are pluses and minuses to each of our properties and we want to make sure you select the one that you and your group will enjoy the most. Please see short summaries below with the pros and cons of each of our properties below.

The Chestnut Lofts ...HomeAway # 179041 (faces rear of building)

The Chestnut Lofts is located is located in Old City which although is steps away from the liberty bell and independence hall also has a very lively night time scene with cafes and restaurants and bars. The pros of this unit is that it is located on the top floor of a 5 story building and oriented facing south toward a parking garage not facing chestnut street so it's much much quieter. Drawbacks being there isn't a waterfront view as you have in the front unit, it doesn't have those huge 20 foot ceilings and the main bedroom is a platform style (the second bedroom is fully enclosed). Please see link here for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/141917

The Chestnut Lofts ...VRBO # 477685 (faces front of building)

This unit does have a water view, has soaring 20 foot ceilings and gets great sunlight. The drawbacks being it's located on Chestnut St so noise can be an issue especially on a weekend night. Please see link for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/477685

(Panama St )Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square ...HomeAway # 3165419

This home is located directly next to our other home listing #583380 (Townhouse in Washington Sq) on a quiet cobblestone walking street. Both homes are nearly identical although "Townhouse in Washington Sq" was recently remodeled with a new kitchen and new bathroom. On the upside it has a washer and dryer where the other does not. You can not be more centrally located than this, very easy walk to Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square, 13th and Sansom as well as Old City. The location is hard to beat. Drawback wise these places are small and they have very challenging stairs.

(Panama St) Townhouse in Washington Square ...VRBO # 583380

Please see above summary

Charming on Historic Street ... VRBO # 619713

My personal favorite of all our properties. This home is located 258 S. Quince street, if you google images of "Quince street Philadelphia" you will see it has been the subject of many a painting and photograph. The street with all it's cute little walking streets and off shoots is very European/ Old World. It's very tough to drive a car down, more of a cobblestone walking street, making it very quiet, almost an oasis in the middle of the busy city. It's still not too far from the historic sites but certainly not as close as The Chestnut Lofts are. It also has a private back patio with table and 4 chairs. Although it is a trinity, its much larger than the ones we have on Panama st. Drawback wise, Id say it has a lot of stairs and could be an issue for a toddler or someone that has any sort of mobility issue. Please see link for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/619713

****Very Important

Please read our notes about 2 and 3 night stays in the rates section. We take them on a case by case basis and rates can be much higher. Please do not use the book it now button for 2 or 3 night stays before contacting us.

More Details

Owner
Josh Russell
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

Why Josh Russell chose Center City

This building has been family owned since 1930, once my grandfathers furniture store the building has since been converted into The Chestnut Lofts. 16 Boutique Condos located centrally in Beautiful Old City.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to the convention center and the best of historic old city!

Map

Car: not necessary

Amenities

Center City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom on Second Floor - 2 double
  • First Floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(72 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 72 reviews
New York
4

Charming Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Was more than pleased with the accomadations. Very cool apartment with the japanese doors, brick wall and huge arched window. close to subway, and great cafes/restuarnts around in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo close to many sights!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this condo with my two daughters and son-in-law over the Philadelphia Marathon weekend. It is not close to the start/finish of the race but easy to get to with Lyft transportation. (In fact, we took Lyft wherever we need to go- very convenient) The bedroom on the main level has a queen-sized bed and the upper loft has two single beds. All very comfy. We had everything we needed to cook a few meals and there are some amazing restaurants close by. We walked to Elfreth's Alley and up to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. So many historic sights close by! The condo is on a cobblestone street that is historic and picturesque. We were a little worried about the noise from the street at night but slept fine. Josh was easy to contact. The WiFi worked great, as well as the TV. Thank-you for the wonderful visit to historic Philly!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our nephew in for his 24th birthday. The loft was wonderful and the location couldn't be better. It worked for a 24 year old as well as a couple in their early 60's. Josh was great to deal with. His response time was exceptional and he was extremely accommodating. We thought we might have the opportunity to arrive early and Josh allowed us to check in as early as we wanted to. You couldn't ask for more. Next time we are doing an overnight in Philadelphia, this is where we will stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Location is close to all historical sites/attractions and close to tons of great restaurants and bars.

The place itself has a lot of great historical features inside, with enough modern amenities to make the stay great!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and well located.

  • 5 of 5

We could walk to everything in the historic district. That will keep you busy for awhile. Convenient to the airport. Good restaurants nearby. The condo was clean and well stocked with essentials. I would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great trip to Philadelphia

  • 5 of 5

Philadelphia is a great place to visit and a lot of History.

We were pleased with our Condo as it was very beautiful, clean and in a great location.

It is located in the Historic District so we did not need to rent a car everything was in walking distance.

The condo was equipped with everything we needed.

Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 8.5%

Important Note with regards to two night stays! With Regards to 2 and 3 night stays. We do take 2 and 3 night stays on a case by case basis. Please inquire for a quote.

Rates Subject to Change

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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