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Porches on the Towpath

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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the main house”(74 reviews)
“tucked away”(26 reviews)
“my husband and i”(67 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Private Balcony
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All reviewsthe main housetucked awaymy husband and ithe main streetwrap around porchhost johntow pathprivate porchpark your cardirect accessperfect locationwithin walking distanceshops and restaurantsdelaware canalmiddle of townreceived a gift certificateget away
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed in #7 - a wonderful room filled with interesting nautical and historical treasures. Our host John was warm, friendly, and helpful with recommendations, and our fresh, individually prepared breakfast the following morning was delicious.

Thank Denisef2020
Response from Bob E, Manager at Porches on the TowpathResponded yesterday

Hi Denise, Thanks you so much for taking your time and writing a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your time here. I hope you enjoy the rest of your summer. Thanks, Bob

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is really fantastic - right on the towpath for the PA side canal. In fact, you can walk out of the back door right into the trail, and either go for a jog, or follow it in to town. The rooms are small,...More

Thank NJtravel099
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the pleasure of spending 2 nights at Porches and I wish I could have stayed longer. I was a little apprehensive about my stay as I was traveling alone but from the minute I arrived, John immediately made me feel comfortable suggesting...More

Thank patrice d
Response from Bob E, Manager at Porches on the TowpathResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for this wonderful review. We definitely try our hardest to ensure our guest's are as comfortable as could be. I'm glad you felt at home enjoying some R and R by yourself. I'm a firm believer of trying to travel by yourself....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enthusiastically recommend Porches as an absolutely outstanding place to stay in New Hope! We've traveled extensively both domestically and abroad. We would rank Porches at the top of the list. Each room is beautifully appointed and most have access to their...More

Thank Nancy P
Response from Bob E, Manager at Porches on the TowpathResponded 1 week ago

WOW! This review is wonderful. Thanks so much for your kind words. We love when people like yourselves understand the time and effort it takes to run a Bed and Breakfast and really appreciate the acknowledgement. If ever you guys are back in New Hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden treasure! PORCHES was an excellent choice for 9 delightful nights. I attended the New Hope Film Festival so I wanted to be within walking distance to the Arts Center. PORCHES is located on a beautiful tow path, in a lush, bird's eye view...More

Thank Leslie R
Response from Bob E, Manager at Porches on the TowpathResponded 1 week ago

You are correct, it is the best place to stay ;). We were happy to host you guys for the 9 days. You both are terrific people and we're proud of the work you made to show in the festival. I hope you made it...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Classic Hotel in New Hope
#3 Charming Hotel in New Hope
#4 Romantic Hotel in New Hope
#5 Quaint Hotel in New Hope
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Classic Hotel in New Hope
#3 Charming Hotel in New Hope
#4 Romantic Hotel in New Hope
#5 Quaint Hotel in New Hope
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (335)
Room & Suite (135)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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alishamoonbeam
5 September 2017|
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Response from Bob E | Property representative |
We generally have glutten free bread but best to mention at booking and again at checkin
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susan k
16 June 2017|
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Response from Bob E | Property representative |
Susan ,Both rooms 7&11 have two queen beds and can be connected to rooms 8&11 if needed creating a very large suite of rooms. Thanks again for considering Porches on the Towpath
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mrmoyer
25 August 2016|
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Response from 0864213579 | Reviewed this property |
By coincidence, I just returned today from another fabulous stay at Porches and asked the owners your question. Room 11, which is in a separate building from the main house, is a lovely room that is ground level and has a... More
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"So many options! Look on their website to choose the perfect one for you!"
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"Our room had a very private and large porch and view of the town and canal. Perfect."
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"Some rooms have TVs, not all. Ask if it is important to you."
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"Each room has their own unique personalities."
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