TV and lounge areaTV area with view of 120 foot long loft
Deluxe Loft, Center City, Old City

Entire home/apt

6 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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This is a huge light infused space located in the historic area of Philadelphia, Old City, part of Center City, steps from many historic sites-the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, Ben Franklin House, museum and grave, the Constitution Center, Independence Hall and the Independence Hall National Park. The restaurant scene is triving, fabulous restaurants steps from the front door, many great art galleries and small shops, and five expresso coffee shops within 2 blocks. Three Ritz cinemas.

The space

This Old City, Philadelphia upscale loft has two large separate bedrooms each with views of the city to accommodate 2-6 people. The fee is $299 to 349 per night (4 guests 299, use of third bed-thus 5 or 6 guests $349 )/night with a strict two night minimum and fee of $(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) to 6 guests) for Friday and Saturday nights. The hosts are willing to provide a third queen sized bed located in the TV living area thus not a private bedroom and linens/towels to accommodate 1-2 additional people, 6 maximum in Picasso Loft. A damage deposit (fully refundable of $500) is paid directly to owner after booking is confirmed with airbnb. Picasso Loft is a spectacular, beautiful,very spacious,unique light-infused space that is ideal for luxurious vacation or business stays, since there is a large desk and built in wireless. It is ideal for visiting and cooking with friends while ensuring privacy as well. The two bedrooms are located at each of the far ends of the loft but with open walls are not entirely private in terms of the ability to hear noise readily throughout the loft, all located on one floor. There are privacy screens installed for both bedrooms so other guests can't see one another, but as stated, the noise carries. All windows have shades.

Located in Old City Philadelphia, this fully furnished loft is over 2,000 square feet and offers the utmost luxury for the discerning traveler. Two bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed and private bath and 100 ft. apart - ideal for business travelers to share. Large open space perfect for relaxing, watching TV, cooking, working, entertaining. Top of line kitchen, gas stove, double oven, 12 ft island with 6 barstools. Dining table seats 10. Free internet/wireless, 52” HDTV with DVD, central air, washer and dryer (note dryer is an energy conserving one and takes 2 hrs to dry a load!), and hair dryers in both bathrooms. Sheets and towels provided of course!

Steps from well-lit, monitored parking lot(s) charging $20 to $25 per 24 hrs, and many historical sites-Independence Hall, Independence Hall Visitors Center, Constitution Museum, Betsy Ross House, the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin's house and grave, National Museum of Jewish American History, Liberty Museum-all one block away. There is easy access to the new Barnes Museum by subway, bus or taxi.

There are dozens of restaurants within walking distance, many BYOBs that are fabulous. One block to subway or bus; easy access to Convention Center, train station and airport. No smoking, no pets or damage deposit forfeited. A welcome letter, restaurant list, and historical sites information letter are sent to guests once they book. A large WELCOME book, restaurant menus and many guidebooks available inside the loft.

Our residential condo building prohibits loud noise after 10pm and large parties of any kind, renters would be heavily fined.

Guest access

The entire space is yours, no one else is on the premises.

Interaction with guests

If guests could start a load of towels in the washer (30 minutes) and get it into the energy efficient dryer which takes 2 hours, the morning they leave, that would be immensely helpful.

Other things to note

Leave keys, turn off A/C or heat when you leave, pull blinds down to save heat or prevent heat if summer, would all be perfect.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed

The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Elevator
Internet
Wheelchair accessible

Prices
Extra people $25 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee $100
Security Deposit $1000
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $349 / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

No smoking, no pets or security deposit will be forfeited.

Third queen sized bed available for extra fee of $50 per night (or $25 if one person). this bed is not in a private bedroom, is located in front of the 55 inch TV, is a convertible couch but very comfortable as we loathe sofa beds so bought a very good bed. All sheets and towels provided

No parties over 12 people.

Picasso Loft sleeps 3 to 6 in 3 beds; 6 maximum in up to 3 queen sized beds.

No loud music ever. No loud noises after 10:00 p.m. or security damage deposit will be forfeited.

All bedding, pillows, comforters, blankets, towels provided.

10 guests for dinner, brunch maximum or security deposit is forfeited. There is a camera in the lobby to enforce this.

Holiday surcharge of $100 for stays falling on federal holiday weekends.

$299 for 4, 324 for 5 and 349 for 6 per night, and on Friday and Saturday nights, $349 for 4, 374 for 5 and 399 for six per night.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

86 Reviews

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Kathy User Profile
September 2017
Such a beautiful loft. Spacious and open. It accommodated 5 adults nicely. Plenty of kitchenware and linens provided, and loft was clean and beautifully decorated. This loft is close to Septa, restaurants and shopping. We walked, took the train or Uber and we did not need to rent a car. Our hosts were lovely and communication was excellent. Thank you

Julie User Profile
August 2017
Loved staying at The Picasso Loft. The space was amazing, large and very comfortable. Stacey is a fantastic host and cares very much about making sure her guests are well cared-for. I had lived in Philadelphia for many years but never in Old City. Loved walking around that neighborhood at dawn before it starts to bustle. Was so happy to be reunited with my favorite coffee place, Old City Coffee which is quite close. There is a wonderful women's clothing store in Old City called My Little Redemption. Highly recommended!

Allison User Profile
May 2017
The Picasso loft was a large, beautiful space in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia. It was our home for a long weekend, housing 4 adults and one child perfectly with the two comfortable beds (we brought a pack and play for the child to sleep in). I can't say enough positive comments about the space. The photos on the Airbnb site show exactly what you are getting. There was plenty of room for our energetic 2 year old to run around and play with his trucks on the hard floor. We all loved it there! Stacey and Jack are lovely people with exceptional communication and hospitality. They provided us with lots of helpful information and were easily accessible at all times. Every morning, we got coffee from a different coffee shop... all walking distance. It was fantastic! There are so many historical sites within walking distance. If we ever need a place to stay in this area again, this is it. The loft and whole complex was safe, clean, not noisy (except normal city noises to be expected), perfect location, and just beautiful. I love that the loft in and of itself is like a bit of history, being an older building... but updated so beautifully. The windows let in the most gorgeous natural light! There are blinds that cover the windows, filtering the sun. If you have a sunlight-sensitive sleeping child, be prepared to be up with the sun. We didn't mind this at all, but it may be something to consider if you want to sleep in. I could go on and on about how great this space was and how wonderful the owners are. Highly, highly recommend!

Jennifer User Profile
May 2017
Stacey's loft was lovely! We had a group of 5 staying at the loft and it accommodated us perfectly and the space was great! The pictures don't do it justice. We loved the large island in the kitchen and the fact that even though both bedrooms were open that they were at opposite ends of the loft. The location is close to restaurants and bars as well.

Joseph User Profile
March 2017
The Picasso loft was both beautiful and inspiring! The space is unique & the light is amazing! The old city location is absolutely perfect for exploring! Great restaurants and shops are right out the front door! I recommend the HighStreet on Market cafe! I would definitely rent from Stacy again!

Rose User Profile
January 2017
Picasso Loft was perfect for our group of four art lovers. We loved the "old city" area and found the area a great starting point for getting around the city. Stacey gave us loads of great info about the area - places to eat and things to do. Stacey's communication was brilliant and there were no problems with getting access to the apartment. The apartment is really unique - a really fabulous place to stay. We wish we had stayed longer. The only negative is that the bath wasn't working. For some reason there was not enough hot water. We'd been looking forward to a soak after a day walking around the wonderful Philadelphia Museum of Art (Stacey - this place amazed and entranced us!!! - and the Barnes Foundation, too! Marvellous!) We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Philly. Staying at Picasso Loft made it extra special. Thanks, Stacey!
Stacey User ProfileStacey is a superhost.
Response from Stacey:
From host Stacey: Indeed there is nothing better than a hot soak. Our extra large HOT SOAK bathtub is huge and we confirmed the guest's observation that our hot water heater is no longer up to the job and needs replacing. As soon as that is done a great HOT SOAK will again be available. We apologize to Rose and her New Zealand friends.
January 2017

Christopher User Profile
December 2016
We had a wonderful experience working with Stacey and using her amazing apartment for a video shoot. She was accommodating and professional. We always strive to leave the location cleaner than when we arrived but it would be hard to do as this place was immaculate. Thanks again!

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Bethesda, Maryland, United StatesJoined in November 2009
Stacey User ProfileStacey is a superhost.

Public health researcher; Stanford University grad, chef and former caterer, marathon runner and baseball lover.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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