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Philadelphia Guide: WM Mulherin’s Sons

Posted on Jul 18, 2017 by

The birthplace of a nation is experiencing a renaissance as a top tourist destination. The first World Heritage City within the United States, Philadelphia boasts a rich history, a host of cultural sites and a new wave of beautifully conceived boutique hotels offering modern convenience and old-world charm. We find Philly fine.

WM Mulherin’s Sons

A three-storey 100-year-old whiskey blending and bottling facility lay abandoned for several years until its restoration began in 2014. When work was completed in mid 2016, the building that once belonged to Irish entrepreneur and whiskey baron William J Mulherin had become a unique new boutique property that functions without a 24-hour lobby. The former whiskey distillery has four suites all with fully-equipped kitchens, custom-made furniture, vintage rugs and carefully selected artworks. Downstairs, a modern rustic Italian restaurant invites you to leave your stylish accommodation for pizza.

This 100-year-old whiskey blending and bottling facility lay abandoned for several years until its restoration began in 2014

This 100-year-old whiskey blending and bottling facility lay abandoned for several years until its restoration began in 2014
Image courtesy of WM Mulherin’s Sons

The former distillery has four suites all with fully-equipped kitchens, custom-made furniture, vintage rugs and carefully selected artworks

The former distillery has four suites all with fully-equipped kitchens, custom-made furniture, vintage rugs and carefully selected artworks
Image courtesy of WM Mulherin’s Sons

Downstairs, a modern rustic Italian restaurant invites you to leave your stylish accommodation for pizza

Downstairs, a modern rustic Italian restaurant invites you to leave your stylish accommodation for pizza
Image courtesy of WM Mulherin’s Sons

Inspired by this post? Take a look at our Philadelphia Travel Guide series for more boutique stays.

This feature was adapted from Warehouse Home Issue Six. Subscribe today and receive your copy hot off the press.

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