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Gresham, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We stayed two nights here and Gija suggested we buy our tickets to the Longwood Gardens form her and save money, (great tip). She also suggested a great restaurant and we loved it,( Portobellos). The house has been a B&B for years and when she was ready to be an inn keeper this house became available, what a coincident, (probable,... More 

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Deservedly the Tripadvisor Number 1 B&B in Kennett Square. Gilja is a fantastic host and prepares breakfast treats to die for. The house and its rooms are generously proportioned. We chose the Delaware Room that faces to the rear as I was uncertain about traffic noise at the front: but, having visited, I am sure that this can be discounted... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

The house is a beautiful mansion from the turn of the century with period furnishings. The woodwork is gorgeous. The owner is gracious and a wonderful cook, charming and helpful. I recommend highly. Can walk to Kennett restaurants.

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Maryland
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

My Mother and I stayed here during a mother daughter trip to Longwood Gardens. The owner and Inn Keeper, Gilja, was a delight and she was quick to make us feel comfortable and relaxed in her Inn. The Inn had a lovely porch with chairs for sitting outside in the nice weather months and two different sitting areas within the... More 

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Howell, N.J.
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

My husband and I took a trip to Longwood Gardens. Based on recommendations, we booked a room at the Kennent House Bed and Breakfast. We were delighted to be greeted with a warm, friendly welcome from the proprietor, Gilja. We stayed in the Delaware room which boasted a new bathroom. The room was spotless! The updated facilities added to the... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The accommodations are in beautiful Kennett Square and B&B is within walking distance to the charming down town. The host was welcoming and very helpful with any queries. The rooms/ suites are beautifully appointed (THE HOUSE ITSELF IS A LANDMARK) and the gardens and wrap around porch allow you to linger outside, Breakfast was excellent. Book early because it is... More 

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Amissville, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed in the Longwood Suite for 2 nights while visiting Longwood Gardens.. From our arrival to departure, our stay was fantastic.. while, checking in, Gilja gave us many sightseeing and dining ideas.. She even had discount non-timed tickets to Longwood Gardens and discount tickets to the Brandywine River Museum. We were able to walk the few blocks into Kennett... More 

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maine usa
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

My sisters and I spent a delightful week-end at Kennett House. Gilja was the perfect host. Helpful and attentive. The breakfasts were wonderful and we all hated to leave! We would definitely stay here again and enjoy all the area has to offer.

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Maryland
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

From the comfort of the bed, amenities in the room, breakfast, and hospitality of Gilja, you'll never find another like it! We were not able to eat in the town due to a celebration, but the area is quiet and peaceful for walking around the house and has quite a few local establishments in the downtown area. Discounted tickets for... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

The Kennett House is serene, and walkable, through the square. The home is beautiful and Gilja is an amazing host. I stayed for five days during Christmas. The Deleware room was charming and cozy. Breakfast was bountiful with mushroom omelettes, french toast and fresh fruit. I would like to return in the summer and enjoy the wrap around porch. I... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kennett House Bed and Breakfast offers guests the casual elegance of a magnificent granite foursquare mansion, just three miles from Longwood Gardens. Built in 1910, this Brandywine Valley, Arts & Crafts style B&B is nestled in the historic borough of Kennett Square, and features beautiful chestnut and rosewood woodwork, antique furnishings, and oriental rugs. The Kennett House is just a few minutes from Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Brandywine River Museum, and Hagley Museum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kennett House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 503 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Kennett Square
Price Range: RM625 - RM705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Longwood Room has a separate sitting room and the Brandywine Room has a wonderful bathroom with a large tub!”
 of 5 bubbles T360ACjeffreym, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Deleware room was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingMagpie, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The online descriptions are right-on.”
 of 5 bubbles 284terp, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“The Delaware room has a sunny sitting room with sofa.”
 of 5 bubbles lafemmemlf, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Longwood Suite has a good sized sitting room also.”
 of 5 bubbles Handyrandy63, 1 Nov 2014 | Read review
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