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Alexander Inn

301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Philly for Labor Day weekend to visit some friends. We stayed at The Alexander Inn for 3 nights 4 days. The staff was more than helpful, the bathroom was adequate, and the room was small, but nice for the price. The room was a bargain at only $150 per night. W loved the colorful neighborhood... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This little gem grows on you. Yes, the rooms, could be upgraded and yes, the internet connection is spotty and yes, the parking is two blocks away but the hotel is comfortable, the location is perfect (we walked everywhere we wanted to go), the breakfast is adequate, the price is good, and the front desk staff is exceptional. We plan... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a gem in Philly. Staff is very kind and accommodating. Room (queen standard) was small but served us fine. Bed was comfortable. Bathroom was clean and towels are soft. Continental breakfast was more than adequate. Would absolutely stay again.

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CharlieCapp
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had to opportunity to stay at the Alexander Inn on South 12th Street in Philly. The staff there is very helpful and they take the time to assure that all of your needs are met. The hotel is located close to City Hall, Broad Street, and all of the patriotic sights. There are also several really nice restaurants... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from Philly and loved the Alexander inn, this has to be the friendliest hotel I have ever stayed. Location is very convenient for walking to sightseeing in historic district plus very close to shopping and restaurants. Great value for the money with nice charm, not your typical big hotel experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alexander Inn is a boutique hotel located on the corner of 12th and Spruce. Perfect location - especially for parents with kids at UArts. The room was prefect - clean and comfortable. The staff is very helpful and accommodating. Take advantage of the parking offered. The hotel charged $15 if I didn't have their voucher it would have been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were coming back from a cruise in the Baltic Sea. Our connecting flight to Puerto Rico was to be in Philadelphia, we decided to relax a couple of days in the city. My wife picked the Alexander Inn because of its location. She could not have picked a better place to stay. Service was superb, in... More

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Rochester, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, accommodating, great location hotel that includes a continental breakfast and free wi-fi. The staff goes to great lengths to make your stay memorable. Parking is by special arrangement at a nearby garage for $15 per day. This our second stay and we are as pleased as we were for our first. For those that want to stay in shape... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated in the heart of a quiet, gay residential community but has a mixed clientele. It is a pleasant 12 minute walk from bustling Market Street (Metro: Market East), and within walking distance of the Greyhound/Peter Pan bus terminal. (This terminal is half a block from the lively Reading Terminal Market with its plethora of crowded food... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of our tour of the East Coast of the USA. The hotel is well located in the Gay area of Philly. This isn't an issue even if you aren't gay, as its all very laid back and easy going. The service was great at this hotel, the guy at the check in desk was friendly... 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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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia #8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia #9 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #19 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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A charming boutique hotel with 48 designer rooms, private baths, Hi speed wireless internet, in-room safes, DirecTV with 8 complimentary movie channels, great artwork, breakfast buffet, fitness center, historic tours from our door, discounted indoor parking nearby, a friendly staff and reasonable and consistent rates from $119. ... more   less 
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