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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2012

This was my first visit to Morris House. Feeling stressed from concern of Hurricane Sandy, as soon as taxi drove up and I viewed the hotel, the stress started decreasing and even more so when I walked through the beautiful front door into the entry. Shannan was on duty when I arrived and departed. What a hard working, helpful, friendly...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your fantastic review and thank you for taking your time online and sharing your positive experience of Morris House with Trip Advisor readers. It's our pleasure to greet you and having you as our guests. We are looking forward to greet you again in the future!

Phoenix
Reviewed 27 October 2012

My wife and I stayed there one night but we wish it could have been more and if we ever make it back to Philly we will be sure to stay there again. First off the location is perfect, just a few blocks from Independence Park and all of the attractions. The room was a good size, well furnished and...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Sincere greeting from Morris House. Thank you for stay with us in Morris House last year and we appreciate your kind review. It's our pleasure to greet you and having you as our dear guests. We are looking forward to greet you again in the future!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 October 2012

I wish more people knew about this amazing hotel. From the wonderful cookies, afternoon tea, and historic feeling, this hotel is perfect for families or couples looking for a romantic getaway. Extremely close to all Philadelphia tourist attractions such as the Liberty Bell, South Street, Betsy Ross House, and Walnut Street Theatre, I could not have asked for a better...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you on your fabulous review. Great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us in Morris House and thank you for complimenting our historic feeling, wonderful cookie, afternoon tea, beautiful courtyard and nice restaurant. We are looking forward to greet you again someday! Thanks!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2012

What a fantastic hotel and in a great location in the city - walking distance for all the key attractions. You feel like you're walking inot a piece of history when you enter the Morris House Hotel. Rooms are beautiful and traditional but fully equipped with anything you'd need and the breakfast and free afternoon tea are an added bonus...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you on your kind review. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us in Morris House. We hope to see you again if you have plan to visit USA.

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Terrific location and a very nice staff. We got there before our check-in and were able to leave our bags with them. They also gave us a map and showed us where restaurants and historical sites were located. When we got back, we were showed our room which was cute, quaint and comfortable. The bed was terrific and the room...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Sincere greeting from Morris House. Thank you on you terrific review and thank you for choosing Morris House when you visited Philadelphia. It's great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us in Morris House. We are looking forward to assist you again sometime!

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We went to Philadelphia to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and could not have felt more at home than we did at the Morris House. First, let me tell you, this is an excellently executed Hotel/B&B hybrid. Built in an old house, you would think there would be some shabbiness and some weird smells - Not true at all!!! The...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Sincere greeting from Morris House and thank you for sharing detailed information about Morris House on Tripadvisor. We definitely will keep our good parts that you mentioned, Complimentary service, cozy rooms, friendly and helpful staffs. Your positive experience makes all our efforts worthwhile. We deeply feel sorry about the subway noise and price of room service. We hope...

Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Nice decorated spaceaous room. Very charming old (monumental) house in a nice area of the city of Philadelphia.Wooden steps are peeping when walking. There is no elevator. Restaurant is in contrast with hotel very modern and the dinner we had there was very very special. Park to sit and walk is around the corner as well as the historical sights...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are sincerely and truly sorry to hear your experience of Morris House was not a success and that you found our front desk staff isn't friendly and welcoming. We will most certainly make all efforts to insure this will not happen again and improve the issues that you were dissatisfied with. Thank you for your review and...

Orlando
Reviewed 3 October 2012

My stay at the hotel was lovely. The staff at the front desk on all days extended themselves to me and were very attentive to all my requests. The feel of the hotel was authentic and warm. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a lovely night's sleep, while staying in a lovely historic hotel with wonderful amenities. On...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your kind review. Great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us in Morris House. Thank you for complimenting us as a lovely hotel and recommending us to other Tripadvisor readers. We are looking forward to assist you again in the future!

Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2012

I stayed at this hotel in September 2012, and found it to be one of the nicest historic hotels I've ever stayed in. The location is fantastic - it's centrally located in Philadelphia. My issue with most historic hotels is that all or parts of the property tend to look very shabby and worn down. Not so with Morris House....

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your fantastic review and for choosing us. We are thrilled to hear that you have a great experience of Morris House when you visit Philadelphia. We are looking forward to assist you again in the future!

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Built in 1787, The Morris House Hotel is located within a few minute walk of Independence Hall and is a National Historic Landmark. Their website notes: "Today the Morris House at 225 South Eight Street is a window into the colonial past." You would be thinking of rooms with wide plank flooring, furnished with Windsor chairs, four poster beds, and...

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MorrisHouseHotel, General Manager at Morris House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are sincerely sorry you haven't enjoyed your stay in Morris House. We apologize for any inconvenience because of no handicap accessible in Room 502 and you are right, we should communicate this better to our guests. Thank you for sharing your experience and indicating to us areas of improvement. We certainly are taking efforts on improving these...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This national historic landmark, renovated into a luxury boutique hotel, offers cozy accommodations and elegantly combines 18th century charm with all of today's modern conveniences.The Morris House Hotel offers uniquely decorated rooms, complete with charming views of the private garden or city. Free Wi-Fi is included.Guests at the hotel can enjoy a delicious continental breakfast every morning and afternoon tea with homemade cookies. M Restaurant, located on site, features French-inspired cuisine and a garden patio.Only a short distance from the Morris House are some of Philadelphia's main attractions. Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell are moments away. A number of world-renowned restaurants, shops and theaters are also within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Morris House Hotel

Address: 225 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3519
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: $217 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Morris House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Morris Hotel Philadelphia
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#12 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#20 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“A lower floor = less steps to climb”
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“We had room 101. Ground floor, seemed to be next to the trash and bottle bank that were collected very early in the morning. Noisy.”
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“View the website.. Pictures and descriptions are accurate!”
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