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Alexander Inn

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2.5 of 5
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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bluffton SC, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I decided to try this hotel for my last night in the city, and it was a good choice for one night. The single room was tiny but well designed and adequate for one night. The charm of the hotel was the old time architecture in the lobby and dining room. Breakfast was included, with standard hotel fare. The neighborhood... More 

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Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rating is relative to price and the type of hotel. Great location, friendly staff, pretty good continental breakfast, comfortable. It is a small hotel, so if what you want is a moderate bit of charm and you do not care so much about wide-screen TVs, zippy banks of elevators, or 24 hour on-call service (I suspect there is only one... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for first time at this hotel. Located in a great part of Philly with lots of small local restaurants and close to public transportation. Staff was great, rooms were very adequate with nice open shower, it was handicap equipped though we are not handicapped, with nice towels. Bed was only a full size, but very comfortable. Bay window looking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a safe neighborhood, adorable rooms overlooking the city, welcoming and comforting staff, within walking distance of pretty much everything major in Philly, right next-door to a spectacular gourmet restaurant (Tria) with completely affordable prices. Truly my best hotel experience to date.

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San Dimas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Philadelphia to watch a couple of baseball games and chose this hotel from the recommendations of TA. We had a wonderful stay here and it was located in the perfect location to explore the city. Public transportation (train) was easily accessible and not a far walk from the hotel. If your here to attend some baseball games,... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin and I (both in our 70's) decided to go to Philadelphia to watch a couple of baseball games, and to visit some historical sites. My son recommended the Alexander Inn, the hotel he stayed at on his honeymoon 12 years ago. So we did - and would recommend to anyone. It's an older hotel with a great location... More 

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Newcastle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in July 2015. I had searched Tripadvisor for a hotel such as this and was not disappointed. The location of the hotel is superb, with plenty of small eateries and bars in the surrounding streets. We found the bedroom of easily sufficent size and nicely furnished. The bathroom a little on the small side... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compact and bijoux – for sure – but sadly this ambience and positioning didn’t make up for a lack of basic guest amenities, resulting in a not-so-enjoyable stay. Although I was expecting the small room/single bed given the type of room I had booked, there was regrettably no in-room tea/coffee making facilities (this must be about the only hotel in... More 

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jcochie, General Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

We've been expecting this review. This guest wasn't going to find anything nice about our Inn because, upon arrival, he was immediately angered at us for not providing 24 hour, in-room hot tea service. He continually approached the desk demanding we provide him with this service. We offered him 24-hour hot tea service: 1) during breakfast hours in the Breakfast... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I really cannot fault this hotel. It is within walking distance of everything one would want to see in Philadelphia , yet in a quite area , it is clean , the rooms are well furnished , the breakfast adequate and the staff are friendly and helpful.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a little gem. A lot of character in this charming 48 room hotel. It has a 1940's feel but was built in the 1890s. It had a lovely comp breakfast with the most lovely guy working in the breakfast room. Great Place.

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