A Historic Philadelphia Bed & Breakfast

Stay Small, Stay Safe!

The Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast in Philadelphia is truly a Victorian gem. We are conveniently located in one of Philadelphia's safest and most beautiful neighborhoods. Located on Drexel University's campus and a 10 minute walk to the University of Pennsylvania, our beautiful B&B is a quiet retreat set amongst a towering tree lined street in University City. Built in 1870 as a private residence before being converted to a bed and breakfast, we have retained much of the building's original appearance while modernizing our rooms and suites to meet our guests' contemporary needs. Our home’s elegant carpentry, original hardwood flooring, and ornate stained glass windows will transport you back in time. We are within walking distance to University City's thriving downtown, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia Zoo, and 30th Street Station. For Center City, the Convention Center, and the Historic District, we are a short walk to the nearby subway station that will drop you off directly in front of those attractions.

The Cornerstone B&B is not wheelchair accessible 

What is Cornerstone B&B Doing to Protect Guests?
Cornerstone is committed to keeping our guests safe in the wake of Covid-19-- that's why our new motto is Stay Small, Stay Safe! As a small bed & breakfast, we can personally guarantee that every inch of our building is fully cleaned and sanitized multiple times a day. By staying at smaller accommodations such as ours, guests also avoid coming into contact with large groups of people. At Cornerstone, we are able to properly socially distance.
The following are some of the measures we are taking at Cornerstone to ensure that we are the safest lodging in Philadelphia:
-Every guest room has a private bathroom
-HEPA air filtration machines in every guest rooms to capture any airborne particles
-Bottles of hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes in all guest rooms
-Breakfast delivered to rooms to limit social contact or outside on our front porch
-Faceless check-in
-Daily sanitizations
-Masks & gloves for all employees
-Hospital grade ULV fogger machine and disinfectant to use in all rooms

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Cornerstone is located within the National Registry for Powelton Village. Pennsylvania SP Powelton Historic District This resource is located in Philadelphia County, Philadelphia. Areas of significance include: Architecture; Commerce; Industry; Social/Humanitarian. Architectural classifications include: Greek Revival; Italianate; Beaux Arts; Federal; English Gothic; English Victorian Gothic; German Medieval; Queen Anne; Romanesque; Georgian; Art Deco Classical; Neo-Regency. The National Historic Places Register Reference Number is 85000998.