The historic alternative to impersonal lodging. Step into the 18th century in this exquisitely restored 1769 Bed and Breakfast gem. On the National Historic Register of Historic Places, this certified historic restoration Bed and Breakfast is the only lodging located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Independence National Historic Park.

A Gracious Welcome....

Today, the carefully restored town house warmly welcomes its guests, with an ambiance of colonial charm. Stay in rooms carefully restored to the 18th Century Federal Period. The charming parlor invites guests to come in and relax and enjoy the ambiance and the company of other guests. Weekdays, guests are served a continental plus breakfast and a full breakfast on the weekends, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. The inn keepers will be happy to recommend many excellent restaurants in the area, some of which offer our guests a discount.

Yesterday's Philadelphia & today's...

In the heart of Philadelphia's Old City, The Thomas Bond House Bed and Breakfast Inn is within walking distance of many historic sites, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, The National Constitution Center and the Betsy Ross House. Fine restaurants, theaters, museums, world-class shopping and the internationally acclaimed Academy of Music and Philadelphia Orchestra are all on the doorstep. Those here on business have easy access to downtown Philadelphia Amtrak's 30th Street Station, the Delaware River and Philadelphia's International Airport only minutes away.

AAA Rating

American Bed and Breakfast Association

One of the top 25 Best Historic Inns

American Historic Inns

Top 52 Great Getaways

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Five best big city deals

NBC Today Show

2009 Reader's Choice Award

Karen Brown's World of Travel.


Mid-Atlantic Country Magazine
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Thomas Bond House Bed and Breakfast

Independence National Historic Park
129 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Toll Free: 1-800-845-2663
Fax: 215-923-8504