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Alexander Inn

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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Ranked #9 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed the hospitality at the Alexander Inn one Christmas week. The service and accommodations, as well as the prices, were super! We received helpful info from hoteliers, and the place is gay-run and gay-friendly.

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Bay Village, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Close to all attractions. Old style hotel that goes well with the historical city. All size of rooms to fit your needs at a reasonable rate. Walking distance to Reading Teminal, Convention Center, Septa

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Ann Arbor, MI
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent four nights at the Alexander Hotel. It is a very nice, friendly and cozy place to stay. The rooms are small but clean and comfortable (they could use more TV channels, better signal, however). The staff is friendly and helpful. We needed a new dryer in our room and it was delivered quickly, for example. Checking in... More 

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takoma park
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alexander Inn offers reasonably priced rooms in a quiet, central, convenient location, walking distance to historic areas, museums, Reading Market, arts district, and good restaurants. A very adequate expanded continental breakfast is served in a comfortable lounge. If you want a heartier breakfast there are plenty of places close by. Will definitely return here on future Philadelphia visits and recommend... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find in Center City Philadelphia! The Alexander Inn provides comfortable, very clean accommodations in a location where one may walk to all of the historic landmarks and other attractions of the city. Our 4th floor, well-equipped guestroom faced the street and was quiet.The continental breakfast was more than adequate and the service and friendliness of the staff was... More 

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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Philly for a quick weekend in Jan and the Alexander Inn offered a great price. My friends stay here all the time and it's right in the middle of it all. Now, we don't always agree with our friends on places to stay. Long and short of it was that it was ok. We were on the... More 

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Verona, New Jersey
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Alexander Inn for 5 nights while attending a conference at the PA Convention Center. I had a clean, comfortable and quiet room for a lot less than the big hotels near the convention center. It was an easy walk to the conference - about 15 minutes. There's a nice gas fireplace going in the lobby and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this small hotel for 4 nights while attending a conference. I highly recommend it as an alternative to the more expensive, generic and boring chain hotel. Friendly, personal service, character rooms, breakfast included, free wifi. Within 10 minutes walk of the convention centre and historic buildings, handy to cafés and restaurants.

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Boone, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After having heard for years about this gem of a place, we finally experienced the warmth and character of this simple but classic hotel. As explained in other reviews, the place isn't fancy, but our room was clean and obviously well-cared-for. Our bathroom, small compared to those in most chain hotels in the states, was evocative of Europe, and our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Alexander Inn for a night while visiting Philly. Although it is nothing fancy, this hotel was clean, very friendly and was at a safe and convenient location. Parking was not on-site, however was cheap and only a couple of blocks away. We pretty much walked everywhere during our stay. The Alexander Inn is... More 

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