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North East, Maryland
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We first stayed at Porches 3 years ago for our one year anniversary. This was my first time staying in a B&B, so I did not know what to expect. After meeting the owner, I knew I had nothing to fear. He was very friendly and helpful, and answered any questions we had. He was able to recommend good places...

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Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2013

This is an awesome B&B. Perfect location, excellent staff, excellent breakfast! Rooms are decorated very upscale with beautiful furnishings and comfy beds. Our room was very clean as were all linens. I found the place to have a fascinating history. The only thing I think that needs attention is the garden area. There are excellent places to rest within the...

1Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Don't know what it is like. Pictures look lovely. We tried to rent carriage house for family of three.we were told, in a not very kind manner, that no children under 5 are allowed because 1) children run around making a mess and 2) we don't want the other guests to feel guilty about leaving their children behind. Further, we...

2Thank Jidrooms
Silver Spring, MD
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This B & B is exceptionally well located near the heart of New Hope. I gave it a four but honestly, when we first arrived, we probably thought it would be a three. The main house is nearly two hundred years old. As such, the rooms in the main house are very cozy (almost cramped). There is minimal but adequate...

Thank FenwickBill
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 July 2013

John (the Owner) and Laura are wonderful people, who are also warm and friendly. This B&B had so many eclectic tastes. Beautifully set by the water (Delaware Canal). They make you feel welcome and at home. This is a gay-owned, friendly B&B. My Partner and I will be planning to go back this summer for a weekend gateway. The rooms...

1Thank uJneG
Kings Park, New York
Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

Porches is the perfect place to stay for your trip to new hope. The location is awesome within walking distance to all shops and restaurants and Lambertsville. The canal is right behind the main house with miles and miles of trails. We stayed in the two room house this time with its own balcony. The manager is so nice and...

Thank Cathryn1224
Royersford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 June 2013

I recently stayed at the B&B Porches in room 7, the loft room. The property is stunning, with its beautiful, distinctive gardens. and the rooms are even better. Room 7 is simply beautiful with its nautical theme. The loft bed was quite possibly the most comfortable bed I've slept in. The staff and service could not be beat. Everyone we...

Thank Lauren G
Pittsburgh, Pa
Reviewed 18 June 2013

We just returned from a long weekend stay in New Hope. Porches has a great location, wonderful rooms, beautiful garden and grounds, excellent breakfasts and smiling friendly service. We stayed in Room 11 in the Gatekeeper's house. We will return.

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Plymouth Meeting
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Porches on the Towpath is up Fishers Alley, just off Main St near Bridge St. We were concerned it might be noisy with all the motorcycles, but it was quiet and serene. We were in room 6 - a well appointed charming room - pictures accurately depict it on their website, with our bathroom and toilet areas separate from each...

Thank Howard W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 May 2013

My best friend recently got married in the New Hope area and the bridal party and family stayed at Porches on the Towpath for the weekend. We had a fantastic time, the venue was perfect for the wedding...beautiful gardens so the Bride and Groom captured some amazing photos there. John and Carol were beyond accommodating and hospitable! We had such...

1Thank Katie B

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gracious country house located directly on the Delaware Canal in the heart of New Hope.  Ten beautifully furnished guest rooms, all with private baths.  Two story, wrap around porch overlooking the Delaware Canal and perennial gardens.  A full country breakfast is served daily.  Central air, private off street parking.  Walk to shops, galleries and restaurants.  Mid week discounts available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porches on the Towpath

Address: 20 Fishers Aly, New Hope, PA 18938-1313
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Bucks County > New Hope
Price Range: RM424 - RM1,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Porches On The Towpath Hotel New Hope
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“Room 12 is pricey but worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles itchyjackb, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are roomier.”
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“Rooms in the main house are cozy and charming!”
 of 5 bubbles tripsace, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't miss sitting for a bit in the garden. Just relax and let it all wash over you.”
 of 5 bubbles mmeade55, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I don't believe there's a bad room here. The B & B is off the street, so it's quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 590JackK, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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