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Directions from The Airport

If you aren't renting a car:

Go to the information desk in the baggage claim area. Ask them where to get the Lady Liberty Shuttle. They will call it for you and direct you to the pick up point. For $10 this shuttle service will drop you right at the door of The Gables, 4520 Chester Avenue. It is approximately a ten minute ride from the airport. Some times the shuttle must make stops at other hotels for other passengers. If you are not necessarily in a hurry it is the most economical means to get to and from the airport.

There is a train (R1) to and from the airport as well that costs $5 one way. It makes a stop at the University and in Center City. It is convenient for those locations, but not convenient if you are coming directly to the inn to check in and drop off your luggage. A cab from the train station to The Gables will run approximately $8-10.

A taxi will cost $25-30 and may be more convenient. If there are two of you coming to The Gables, for a few dollars more it really makes more sense to take a cab.

The Gables is located at 4520 Chester, the corner of 46th Street and is easily recognized by its red brick exterior, large wrap-around porch and candles in the windows.

If you are renting a car:

Pick up your car at the rental company and leave the airport area via route 95 North. Immediately you will see signs for route 76 West. Follow these signs and get on 76 West.

Exit from the right at #346B Grays Ferry Avenue/University Avenue.

Bear straight ahead toward the Universities. When you get near the hospitals you will pass under a pedestrian bridge marked Veteran Affairs/Medical Center.

After you pass under this bridge you want to turn left at the third light toward Baltimore Avenue

When you turn, be sure to stay in the left lane marked for Woodland Avenue. After the traffic light you will pass a cemetery on the left and trolley station on the right.

Proceed past Woodland Terrace to the fork in the road. You want to bear right onto Chester Avenue. The Gables is at 4520 Chester Avenue. You want to go to the fourth stop sign and turn left onto 46th Street. The Gables is on the left corner at 4520 Chester and is easily recognized by its red brick exterior, large wrap-around porch and candles in the windows.

For convenient off-street parking please use The Gables' driveway which will be on your left after you turn onto 46th Street.

From the driveway, walk through the side yard and up onto the porch, around to the front door. Ring the doorbell and you will be welcomed by the hosts.

The Gables Bed and Breakfast
4520 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215)662-1918

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