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Alexander Inn

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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed there for several nights while visiting Philly with friends. Alexander Inn is ideally located for walking around the city. Great local lively neighborhood. The rooms are smallish, very in line with European rooms, but beautifully and tastefully done, with artwork and lovely furnishings. The bathroom was exceptional, with large tiled walk in shower. Top of the line toiletries. Huge... More 

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently, I had a one-night stay in the Alexander and I was very pleased and comfortable here. I always feel welcomed by the staff. I've stayed here 40 plus times over the past five or so years and have always enjoyed my visits. It's economical, has welcoming and helpful staff and is well located for public transportation.

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NYC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Complementary breakfast (cold foods) was plentiful and fresh. Wifi internet access in rooms, cable access in common area. Everything is clean. Small boutique hotel. Room windows open. Exercise room is not huge but sufficient.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight in Philly to attend a concert, and had to catch a flight to Las Vegas the next day. Room was ready and available and the gentleman at the front desk was welcoming and friendly. The rooms are smaller, if you're used to chain hotels, but the design and style was pure Philadelphia classic architecture. Great set of windows... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small boutique hotel with loths of Philadelphia, historic charm. Very nice staffing (thank you John for everything you did to make us feel welcome). Beds were so comfortable, rooms very clean. I was there with lots of friends and family for my daughters wedding. The location is great and so is the value for this wonderful neighborhood in Philadelphia.

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the Alexander Inn for two nights in connection with a business trip. I was originally planning to stay at a different downtown hotel, but the price at that hotel was outrageous (apparently because it was graduation week in Philadelphia), and a friend tipped me off to the Alexander Inn. I'm glad I switched; I saved about $450... More 

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Hermitage, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent three nights at the Alexander Inn and were quite pleased in all respects. A historic building that has been redesigned and refurbished as a boutique hotel, it offers character, comfort, and convenience at a very reasonable price. Our room was not large but was adequate for the amount of time we spent in it. The staff is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, good service, bed comfortable, great location and nice charm. Very good value for the money. Upgrade the free breakfast ie.... maybe scrambled eggs and sausage or bacon and this place would have been a 10/10 now just 9.5/10 All in all an excellent place to stay while visiting philly

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful location, walking distance to lots of sights and a bargain to boot! rooms are small but comfortable and they have complimentary wifi. the breakfast is great, nice selection of breads, cereal, fruit, yogurt, hard cooked eggs and pastry. the staff is very friendly. this place is special! the neighborhood is quiet but there are wonderful restaurants and a great... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you read the other reviews, you might notice a few remarks about the breakfast or air conditioner noise. While not inaccurate, my review is that the historic beauty of the hotel - and the fact it does not have the feel of a chain - makes this hotel a gem. Especially when you consider the price and the location.... More 

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