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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The moment we arrived, we knew this charming BnB was the perfect choice. The outside looks like a fairy tale garden. The inside exudes a classic American charm of warmth and history. Chris could not have been more accommodating: we were allowed to check in very early, a little late, and the saved a breakfast plate for my boyfriend, who... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Jolene, Thank you for staying with us. It was very nice meeting you and your boyfriend and we hope you will stay with us again. We certainly enjoy dealing with people like yourself who appreciate what we do here. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Cornerstone is a lovely B&B located just a few blocks north of Drexel University and a few blocks more north of UPenn in Philadelphia. The large house is on a quiet street and decorated in a lovely quaint historic way with stained glass and all the stuff your grandma would love. My room was very comfortable with a good bed,... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Than you for taking the time out of your day to review the Cornerstone B&B. We really appreciate hearing positive feedback from our guests. The Fairmount Room where you stayed does have a sliding pocket door to close off the bathroom but since it was open and lays flush with the door jam you might not have noticed it. We... More 

Northwich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

After years of staying in big chain hotels we wanted something different and couldn't have hoped for anything better than the Cornerstone. Dennis and Liz are the perfect hosts, we knew we would be arriving late so they provided detailed entry instructions for us and left our room ready for us. Breakfast (cooked at weekends, continental on weekdays) is served... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thank you for recent review of the Cornerstone. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the Continental Suite was cool and comfortable. We hope you will stay with us again if you find yourself in Philadelphia at a later date, one that is hopefully not so hot. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were only in town for one night but my husband and I had zero complaints about Cornerstone or the Franklin room, where we stayed. Dennis and Liz were on the porch waiting for us when we arrived in the early evening and gave a quick but very friendly introduction to the B&B. We were busy during the day so... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Denise, So glad to hear you found our rooms "beautiful and clean". We try very hard to make our guests stay as as enjoyable as possible and am happy to hear you had "zero complaint". Eastern State has a incredible haunted house called Terror Behind the Walls they run starting in the fall so maybe that would be a... More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

I can not fault this b & b. From the moment we arrived until the minute we left we were made to feel welcome. The house is lovely the bedrooms are spacious and comfortable the breakfast was perfect. 100% satisfaction. wish we stayed longer.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Elliot, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were made to feel welcome. Please come back and stay with us longer next time. Philadelphia is a wonderful city and there is a lot to do here. Thank you for your review. More 

Darnestown, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I, along with another couple, spent one night at the Cornerstone B&B, a beautiful historic Victorian home. We would be visiting the Barnes Foundation and Philadelphia Museum of Art the following day and found Cornerstone very conveniently located, within about a 10-15 minute drive. Although located in a residential area, its rather busy with traffic and took... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Our apologies is the spot light that lights the side yard kept you awake. It turns on automatically when it gets dark but as of today I adjusted it more off to the side so it should no longer pose an issue to anyone else. We are happy to hear that other than that issue you had a pleasant experience... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and we loved the place. We stayed in the Fairmount room so we had our own bathroom. It was very comfortable, quiet and cute. Since we stayed on the weekend we enjoyed a full breakfast each morning. The food was delicious! The staff was very accommodating and sweet. If you are... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Katie, Thank you for taking the time to review the Cornerstone. So glad to hear you found breakfast delicious, and that we were able to make your stay enjoyable. More 

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Had a great stay in this 1865 era home. The rooms were very comfortable and The weekend breakfasts were delicious and the host very gracious. Very handy to Drexel univ. and Penn. as well as Septa and aseveral excellent resteraunts.

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Donald, So happy to hear you had a "great stay" with us. We appreciate hearing positive feedback from our guests and thank you for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor. Hope you come back to the Cornerstone in the future and we can again help make your stay great. More 

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

We spent a Saturday night at the Cornerstone B & B visiting my son and his girlfreind. What a pleasant surprise. We Stayed in the Continental Suite and other than a rather steep stairway up, it was fantastic. Quiet, private, comfortable accomodations. There was absolutely no noise from other guest rooms although they were fully booked and very little noise... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed the Continental Suite. There stairs are a bit steep to get up to it but I think you will agree it is worth the climb. Thank you for recommending our B&B and and sharing your thoughts on the Cornerstone on TripAdvisor. Please come back again and try out... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

I had a great stay at Cornerstone while in Philly for Step 2 CS. Dennis and Liz were such wonderful hosts and had written me out directions to get to the exam location. My room was cute, clean and quiet, exactly what I wanted. Breakfast in the morning was well done, especially enjoyed the homemade bread. I would definitely recommend... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your short stay at our B&B before your exam. Thank you for your review and hope your exam was not to stressful and we see you again sometime soon. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Philadelphia's Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast, an elegant and cozy urban inn located within walking distance to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cornerstone offers a unique opportunity to enjoy Philadelphia with Center City only minutes away and easily accessible by public transportation. The Cornerstone offers the following amenities at no additional charge: *Wifi * Breakfast * Zoo Package *Eastern State Package * Street Parking * Toiletries The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast is a family owned and operated business. We look forward to making your visit a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3300 Baring St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2529
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: RM902 - RM1,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms on upper floors in the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Jelinva, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Choose a rear facing room and definitely avoid Continental suite if you have mobility problems”
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“We liked our main floor room with king-size bed.”
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“all rooms are perfect, you cant go wrong with cornerstones :-)”
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