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Top of Chestnut Hill

Lawrence D User Profile
Lawrence D

Top of Chestnut Hill

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Lawrence D is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.

Quiet, nexus location w/ample natural light, private flr for single or couple, business or leisure.
Across street fr CH West Train Station, conn to Center City & West Phila (U Penn, Drexel U) and Phila Int'l Airport;
7 min walk to CH East Station, conn to Temple U, CC;
3 min walk to bus stop for L, 23 routes;
1/2 bl to Germantown Ave: shops, galleries, restaurants; Woodmere Art Museum, CH Hosp;
5-10 min to Chestnut Hill Coll, Morris Arboretum;
2 bl fr Fairmount Park trails @ Wissahickon Creek.


Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



107 reviews
Christine User Profile
October 2016
We spent a wonderful long week-end at Top of Chestnut Hill. The host was friendly and helpful. He was considerate, made sure we didn't lack anything and provided us with useful information as much on art exhibits as on train schedules. Super location (right across the train…
Gary User Profile
August 2019
Great location next to german town ave. Where all the restaurants and shops are.
Kathleen User Profile
August 2019
I have stayed at Lawrence D's place four times and hope to return. Great host, comfortable accommodations, perfect location.
Esther User Profile
August 2019
Very quiet house. Stayed there during a heatwave and was grateful for the room air conditioner rather than central air so that I was able to choose my own comfort level. There is no onsite parking and although free parking is available, but it is a long block away or more so…
Nathaniel User Profile
July 2019
Larry was a friendly and accommodating host. All the arrangements went smoothly. We really enjoyed exploring the neighborhood.
Katherine User Profile
July 2019
Great host and space, excellent location! Highly recommend.
Marcela User Profile
July 2019
My parents have a good stay at Lawrence’s house. His house is located in Chestnut Hill, a neighborhood where my parents could walk to and enjoy shops, restaurants and do groceries. They have also mentioned that the host is very nice.

Hosted by Lawrence D

Philadelphia, PAJoined in April 2015
Lawrence D User Profile
107 Reviews
Lawrence D is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Practicing Architect and Adjunct Professor at Phila area University; father of two sons now living independently, active in local community and knowledgeable about a wide range of activities for guests. Home is in Chestnut Hill, a National Register Historic District and one of…
Interaction with guests
I both live and work (2nd floor office) in my house, so I'm generally here to help you with questions about destinations, activities, community events, or whatever else you might want to know about.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (under 2 years) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM and check out by 10AM