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WHAT you get:
A private room, 3rd floor, ( stairs)!
comfy bed and couch futon.
Location in South Philly, south of Center of City.
1.3 mile From liberty Bell
Bathroom in second floor (house has 2 bathrooms)
Towels, toiletries

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Bedroom has desk for your laptop

Bedroom has desk for your laptop

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $100
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Welcome to our home and to Philadelphia, we hope you enjoy your visit!
Stay in our humble guestroom with a full size bed and a futton.

Around the corner from Pat's and Geno's cheesesteaks.
We are only 0.6 mile or 12 min walking to South Street.
South St is the start of City Center.
We are bus ride or walking to The Liberty Bell, (1.2 mile)
This location is on the desirable Italian Market neighborhood and famous Geno's and Pat's cheese steaks. Not a bad neighborhood for this city but not a pretty neighborhood if you are coming from a pretty city with very clean streets. When comparing it to other neighborhoods in Philadelphia my area is safe and close to everything. That is why I chose to live here instead of other part of the city.

It has WIFI
There is a full size bed and a futton.

Wireless internet, WIFI
Iron and ironing board.
Shampoo, conditioner and shower gel, located in the second floor bathroom.
Hair dryer.
Umbrellas to borrow.
Pitcher with tap water.

Cooking or use of the kitchen is not included.

The home has 2 baths and they are Shared by all occupants. This bedroom is on the third floor and you walk two flights of stairs. I have another bedroom for guests in the second floor, next to the bathroom; check the other listing. Shared Bathrooms are on second and first floor. No bathroom on third floor.

Places to eat are as close as one half a block. There are many places to eat cheaply and well close by.

A Laundromat is on Federal and 9th st, just a couple of blocks from this home.

This guest room has books and magazines.
You are welcome to read any book or magazine but please do not remove books from the room.

Read house rules before booking this room, by booking it you agree to these rules.
How do you know if the room is available? Please click on calendar.

Visit SEPTA, the website for Philadelphia public transportathion.
Bus is at corner, subway a few blocks away at Federal and Broad St.

From the airport you can take a shuttle called Lady Liberty Shuttle and it is$12 dlls.
Or you can take the train with connectivity to subway/bus.
Taxi is about 28 dlls.

From NYC or Washington DC check megabus and Bolt bus for about $15 dlls or less. Megabus stops on Market and 6th st, from there take bus 47 on Market and 8th st, just two blocks. Or walk all the way down for 1.3 mile.

There are Free Philadelphia tours at free and friendly Philadelphia tours.

IMPORTANT NOTE: AIRBNB hosts do not have licenses, insurances certifications etc as hoteliers, therefore you are not protected as you would if you were staying in a hotel or a Bed and Breakfast.
By booking with this AirBnb host you are agreeing not to make responsible your hosts of any physical damage to you or any guest and your belongings if they arise by accident during your stay.

1.- Q:: How far are you from "X" , "Y" or "Z"?
A::(website hidden) map Federal and 8th st to find out distance and transportation to those places.
2.- Q: Can I return home late at night?
A: Of course
3.- How much does it cost a subway ride or a bus ride in Philadelphia?
A: $2.00, you can buy tokens at certain locations, or you can pay with cash, no change is given at bus, bills or coins are ok. ask me I might have tokens to sell you at cost.
4.- How do I get to ....
A: Visit (website hidden) to have a detailed suggested itinerary or your I phone application HopStop
.5- can I drop my luggage before Check in time or leave luggage after check out time,?
A. If I am available you might. Please just let me know in advance.
6.- Can I use your kitchen to prepare my meals?
A: We are sorry but this is a private area.
7- I am a smoker , can I book this room and go just outside of the house to smoke?
We are sorry but we do not accept reservations if you are a smoker. Smoking in our sidewalk is not acceptable, nor in the property, you would be better served in a smoking property.

Wireless internet, WIFI
Iron and ironing board.
Shampoo, conditioner shower gel, located in the second floor bathroom

Do you offer a tour of the city? No, but I can point you in a map the places to visit and how to get to them.

Grocery store at the corner, and closest restaurant at the corner..
In this neighborhood Street parking, no meters, no parking permit needed, except in some blocks, read the signs before parking if a permit needed. No need to move car from one side of street to the other for streets cleaning even if sign says so. My Block now has become a 2 hour parking only but other blocks are without time limit.

Pets: We have a cat named Sirleaf. Sometimes we foster very young kittens for one of the local shelters that we volunteer. We will list it here when we have fosters.
Right now is only Sirleaf.

Guest Access


Interaction with Guests

We welcome everyone, we respect your privacy and accept your nationality, race, gender, and everything else.
Our Interaction is as you please.
I am almost always available, I live here and I can be reached by phone, mail, text if you do not see me when coming and going. Often Once in a while I am very busy and I apologize if you do not see me much after our initial contact on your arrival but you can still contact me by phone if you need anything. My husband and I live here but I am your host as he is a very busy person and is out most of the day. We welcome you and if you want to share your knowledge about your country or want to talk about current events, or anything of mutual interest, we will be happy to do so. We love to learn new things.

The Neighborhood

Neighborhood is safe , that Is why we moved to this part of the city. We find the location very convenient to live. IF you want to be in the middle of all the attractions try to stay in Center City. From Front St. to 17 St and Vi ne St. to South st. We are just south of that area in the start of South philadelphia. Our block is mostly Italian and most houses are 3 floors where traditionally 3 generations of Italians live. There are many Asian neighbors and Latins as well. We also have many restaurants, The Italian Market and two parks a block or two away.

Getting Around

Bus 47 at corner. Or you can visit Center City Attractions by foot, it is pleasant to walk if you come during good weather.

Other Things to Note

Restaurants are all around and walking distance from home.
Laundry is also two short blocks from home.
This is a very mixed neighborhood where everyone fits and is accepted and respected.

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House Rules

Dear guest please if you come across any of my neighbors do not mention you are an Airbnb guest, just my house guest.

Please remove shoes at the entrance to the house
Non Smoking property, guest can not smoke inside or in front of home.
Do not light candles in the room.
Do not rearrange furniture.

We check Photo ID and reservation at check in.
Check in Anytime from 3:00pm, to 11 pm
Time needs to be mutually agreed at lest 48 hours before arrival.
Let us know in advance your expected arrival as soon as you make your plans and your departure time,
If we are available you can check in earlier to drop your luggage before check in time.
Check out 11:00 am. If you need to check out later you can leave your luggage in our living room .
Do not take baths only showers .
The kitchen is not available for guests.

Washer and dryer not available

If you liked staying with us do not forget to leave us a reference.
Thank you. :)

I have now done this for a while and I have gladly hosted some really nice people from all over the world :) I offer my humble home to meet nice people from different cultures and help them to stay in a private home vs a hotel. Yes, AirBNB brings in a little
extra spending money after paying taxes from it but I do not do this just to MAKE is NOT a hotel. I would like to discourage guests who might see AirBNB as a hotel arrangement and maybe have hotel expectations. Thank you for your understanding :) Also, AirBNB is mostly people offering to share their HOME. Please post a visible pic and say something about yourself, your travel partner if any, and the purpose of your visit so hosts may determine whom to accept; I guarantee it will make your search much easier and faster! :)

IMPORTANT NOTE: AIRBNB hosts do not have licenses, insurances certifications etc as hoteliers, therefore you are not protected as you would if you were staying in a hotel or a Bed and Breakfast.
By booking with this AirBnb host you are agreeing not to make responsible your hosts of any physical damage to you or any guest and your belongings if they arise as a result of an accident not caused by the host.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector

2 nights minimum stay
Bedroom is spacious with a futon that does not show in picture

Bedroom is spacious with a futon that does not show in picture

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Member since September 2011


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