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Alexander Inn

301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
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Ranked #9 of 82 Hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely little inn, within walking distance of main Philadelphia sites. Quaint rather than high end, but if you want something with character, this is ideal. Staff were very friendly and helpful. No parking at the hotel itself, but they offer a discounted rate at a car park a couple of blocks away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in a single twin bed room as I was traveling alone and it served the purpose. I wished they hadn't put some sort of plastic under the sheets as it made for an uncomfortable sleep. The bottom sheet kept sliding off and getting all tangled up. However, I slept fine and I am a light sleeper. The staff... More

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Carlow, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have to admit I expected total finery from reading all the previous reviews, and perhaps I was setting myself up for a slight let down. This hotel is extremely well positioned in Philadelphia, close to everything you could need. The hotel itself is not new, and the rooms are quite small, I found. I was on a multi-city trip... More

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am so glad we found this hotel. It was in a great area, very bohemian, with lots of pavement cafés, bars and restaurants. The room was lovely, very homely and comfortable and the breakfast was very nice and more than adequate to start a day's sightseeing. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would definately recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked this hotel for myself and some friends --- focused mainly on cost and location -- but found a great hotel as well.. Staff are great - always helpful , with tips, directions, and reservations. We had a large group and a last minute mix-up -- they were able to get us reservation on Friday afternoon for a Friday dinner..for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This boutique hotel is in a top-notch downtown location withing waling distance to pretty much everything of interest in downtown. Really a nice historic street with lovely trees and felt safe - sort of a gay or hipster area. They actually had a twin bed room which was cheaper and perfect for me who was there for business. Great service... More

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's start by what NOT to expect. Don't expect a Hilton, or a Marriott, or any other large city hotel. What you SHOULD expect at the Alexander Inn is a small, intimate, European boutique-style hotel. It's a quirky place, but I use that word intentionally in every good and fun sense of the word. LOVE that so many cool historical... More

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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful boutique hotel, well located and professionally staffed. i chose this hotel based on the comments of my fellow TA contributors and once again they were spot on. although there are no lack of eating opportunities in the area, if your looking for a good locals joint try Moriartys for wings or Paolo for pizza or an excellent cheese steak.

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Port Angeles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

charming, friendly, small hotel in a great location. Nice common area and good breakfast. Very reasonable! The only issue was the old smoke smell in the room. I encounter this in most hotels so there is no point in bringing it up, they were full anyway. Try to book in advance so you can get a larger room, and ask... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alexander Inn has it all. It's a small, European-style boutique hotel. We have been staying in Philly for years and will now have to look no further for our "go to" hotel. At $129/night, it was by far the cheapest hotel we priced (that would still be clean, central, etc). It's close to everything - South St/Italian Market, great... More

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Address: 301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
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Number of rooms: 48
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