The Gables Bed and Breakfast vs The Rittenhouse Hotel

Both The Rittenhouse Hotel and The Gables Bed and Breakfast are highly recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, The Rittenhouse Hotel scores significantly better than The Gables Bed and Breakfast. The Rittenhouse Hotel scores 94 with accolades from 15 publications including Afar Magazine, and BlackBook.

The Gables Bed and Breakfast
The Gables Bed and Breakfast
7 / 10
4520 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
From $195 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
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Frommer's Frommer's
"This lovely 1889 Victorian, once one of West Philadelphia's first and finest mansions, now serves as a charmingly eclectic bed-and-breakfast." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Built in 1889 for a prominent doctor and his family, this ornate mansion is a wonderful place for a B&B." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Beautiful Victorian house conveniently located near University City."
National Geographic National Geographic
"Victorian chockablock with antiques, most of the ten guestrooms have private baths." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Among the Gables’ charms are local chestnut and cherry woodwork, oak floors with mahogany, ash, and cherry wood inlay, and a wraparound front porch...a hearty breakfast is included. " Full review
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The Rittenhouse Hotel
The Rittenhouse Hotel
9 / 10
210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
From $279 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Among Philadelphia's luxury hotels, the Rittenhouse has the fewest and largest rooms and some of the prettiest views." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"The 98-room Rittenhouse leads the deluxe pack with extra-large rooms... vigilant service, and tasteful, if slightly tired, furnishings."
Fodor's Fodor's
"The staff, among the nicest in the city, greets you with a glass of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries on weekends." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"This top-of-the-line luxury hotel is one of the city’s finest and boasts two award-winning restaurants, the Lacroix and the Smith & Wollensky steakhouse."
Star Service Star Service
"This remains Philadelphia's top prize, a small deluxe hotel with a loyal following, fine dining and high service standards." Full review
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