The Columns on Clinton is located in the center of the main historic district and is set on quiet tree lined two block street that was one of Philadelphia's first historic districts with period street lamps appropriate to 1830's. The hotel is six blocks to Independence Hall/Liberty Bell, seven blocks to Pennsylvania Convention Center, two blocks to Jefferson, Wills Eye and one to Pennsylvania Hospitals; one block from Philadelphia's Historic Antique Row and the Trolley Tour stop. The house is but a short cab or bus ride to University of Penn/Drexel campuses, Children's Hospital at Penn (CHUP) and University of Penn Hospital.Continental breakfast provided on varied times (8-10). Formal space on the first floor is used by guests as a parlor and dining room. All the rooms are centered around the grand staircase, which is open as a small atrium through four floors and is flooded with natural light. Please call or e-mail to request availability and to inquire about use for reunions, club meetings, mystery weekends, wedding rehearsal or bridal party needs. All your requests receive the hotel's attention and suggestions. Home is non-smoking, with central heating and air conditioning.Most rooms have decorative fireplaces and are furnished with antique furniture and accessories/original art works. Some guest rooms have an additional window A/C with remote controls. Each room is designed to a theme revolving around Philadelphia's history. Rooms with twin, double, queen and king-sized beds are appointed with all-cotton sheets, towels and robes. Rooms have private and shared baths, which are vintage and modern/ with shower or tub/shower. A cot can added to some rooms upon approval and availability.