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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 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews 187 reviews
8 hotel reviews
893 helpful votes 893 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although rooms are small (but clean & comfortable) & occasionally a noisy neighbor can be heard thru the walls, for less money this Center City charmer sure beats the factory hotels nearby. In a quiet neighborhood & only two blocks from Kimmel & the Academy of Music, it couldn't be better located - with good restaurants & coffee shops, along... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel! It's a boutique hotel, located on the corner of 12th and Spruce St. Perfect location, central to many businesses and very easy access to public transit. Clean, friendly, comfortable, and affordable with free WiFi. The bed was Very comfy, did not want to get up and the front desk was very accommodating when asked to hold... More 

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Monterey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my third stay at the Alexander Inn. This time, there were only single rooms available, but my room was quite adequate in size and comfort.The staff recommended a good restaurant nearby, and I could conveniently get public transportation to the museums I was visiting. The breakfast is good and is served in an attractive space. I definitely recommend... More 

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Washington, DC
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105 reviews 105 reviews
24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great boutique hotel in the heart of Philly! Various sized rooms - all one as nice as the other. immaculately clean friendly, courteous staff and helpful staff located easy to everything Breakfast is included in the dinning area every morning

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indiana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Philly for a wedding and needed a centrally located, not-too-expensive place to stay. The Alexander Inn was perfect because the people running it are so helpful and gracious. They let us check in several hours early, offered us breakfast, called cabs when we needed them, gave great directions and advice, and held our bags when we needed... More 

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new york
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Whats better than satisfaction?...consistancy! Our second stay at The Alexander Inn was as wonderful as our first. The location, price,cleanliness and attention to detail is only outdone by the friendliness and hospitality of the inn keepers. This is now OUR place when visiting Philly.

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Chicago
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14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My friend booked this hotel as she was in town for a convention. This hotel is very charming and has lots of character. It is perfectly situated in a residential area and was in walking distance of everything we wanted to see. The front desk staff John, Chuck and Joe were very helpful and had great recommendations for scenic routes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

It was so great to find a clean, reasonably priced hotel in an incredible section of Philly that had a remarkable staff. You could tell the owners have so much pride in this hotel. This lovely place had so much character. It was so charming, I wish we could have stayed longer. The location couldn't be more perfect. There are... More 

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

First the room, roomy, comfortable, very clean, attractive; ours also had a delightful view. Breakfast was tasty, with a good variety of foods, again an attractive room and other guests with whom one could mingle or not. The hotel was built in 1906, it has been beautifully and artistically refurbished. The location is great, an interesting neighborhood and we were... More 

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Rochester, New York
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've stayed at all the big name hotels in Philly as well as several boutique hotels and I can say that when it comes to price, location and friendly staff, The Alexander is the best place to stay in town. Clean, comfortable rooms, smaller than the rooms in the big chains but cozy in a way they just can't match.... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
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