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Alexander Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

You won't find a more central location in Center City. The staff is extremely friendly. The room had lots of light, was tastefully furnished and very cozy. There were so many bread and pastry choices at the free breakfast buffet I was completely unable to make up my mind. If you arrive hungry (or get hungry during your stay) there...

Thank jim10013
Rockville Centre, NY
Reviewed 10 April 2012

The Alexander Inn is conveniently located, altho a healthy walk to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Great nearby restaurants, shopping, parks, attractions. The hotel is very clean, very comfortable, although the room we had for a one night stay (standard queen size) was a little small. A better choice, for a multi-day stay, would be the rooms with two beds....

Thank ItalyLovers4Ever_10
Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 7 April 2012

We spent 3 nights at the Alexander and were very pleased with our choice. Terrific location; clean, comfortable room; and staff was very helpful with suggestions and directions. We didn't need a car, as it is conveniently located to downtown sites and the train station. The breakfast was an added bonus.

1Thank golformeca
Reviewed 6 April 2012

This was my third stay at the Alexander Inn. Flew into PHL and took the train to Market East. Just a few blocks walk, and you're there. If you're spending your time in center city, you don't need a car. You can walk, subway or cab it anywhere. The rooms are simple and clean. You can get relative silence by...

3Thank aprildon6
Denver, CO
Reviewed 5 April 2012

My family and I stayed at the Alexander Inn for two nights while we were on a nine-day college tour with our 17 year old son. The Alexander proved to be everything and more than we had read in the other positive reviews. The owners and staff are helpful, efficient, and consistently friendly extroverts. Every space in the hotel is...

1Thank TRIODenver_CO
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2012

I stayed 3 nights in the Alexander Inn, and it was a perfect choice. The guys on the desk were very friendly - nothing was too much trouble. The room was spacious, very clean, and the bed comfortable. The decor is very cute - lots of original art work, original tiles and moldings. A reasonable price, free wireless, a good...

1Thank JenAnnB
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Location- amazing. Right in center city in a cute little neighborhood. You can walk to the historical district and the water or in the opposite direction to Rittenhouse Square. Service- amazing. All of the staff so friendly and helpful. We arrived early in the morning and they had our room ready for us before noon. Held our bags that morning...

1Thank BuffaloGal017
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 26 March 2012

TripAdvisor guided us right once again! This 48-room property is an historic gem that has been lovingly renovated and maintained. Possibly the most comfortable bed we've had away from home (on a platform so just perfectly firm/supportive). Very friendly staff -- we will definitely be back!

2Thank Colliesrock
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 March 2012

This is a great small boutique hotel. Beautifully furnished in a contemporary style. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Located in a nice residential neighborhood in easy walking distance to good restaurants and the theater. Across the street from an excellent wine and grazing bar.

1Thank geoffmcdowell519
Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Tried to book 10 rooms in September here starting last week; was advised by folks answering the phone that only the general manager, John Cochie, could accommodate such a request. After leaving two unreturned messages, I left a third asking for some of the alleged "customer service" Trip Advisor reviewers were gushing about. That message finally got a response; a...

8Thank CamCurrie11
jcochie, General Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

I am truly sorry that I could not give this person the answers they were insistent on receiving. This person's initial phone call came in late on a Saturday. I am off on Sundays and Mondays. On my return to work on Tuesday, I became involved in a video shoot of the Inn. I listened to this guest's two messages...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming boutique hotel with 48 designer rooms, private baths, Hi speed wireless internet, in-room safes, DirecTV with 8 complimentary movie channels, great artwork, breakfast buffet, fitness center, historic tours from our door, discounted indoor parking nearby, a friendly staff and reasonable and consistent rates from $125.00 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alexander Inn

Address: 301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: $194 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alexander Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Alexander Hotel Philadelphia
Alexander Inn Philadelphia
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#9 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#20 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I stayed in the room with a single bed so cannot speak to rooms with double bed, but the room was more than enough for one person.”
342denism, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor Lovely view of the City at night”
Maryido, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Snag one of the large, end rooms”
Offandrunning, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the upper floors are the most quiet”
mikechomko, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a queen room if you require more space. Rooms are generally small”
LI-fam, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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