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Alexander Inn

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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Pittsburgh, PA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Here are my opinions/observations: 1. The bed was hard. 2. The sheets were rough 3. The internet does not provide a secure connection. 4. The room was so warm so... I turned on the window unit air conditioner... yep - you read that right - window unit air conditioner. Once I turned it on - it was as loud as... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. It was a terrific location, we walked all over old city. Our room was on the small side, but for one night, it was fine. the decor was interesting and reminded me of older homes on the Philadelphia main line. The staff were friendly and helpful. My only problem with the hotel was the... More 

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north east
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly helpful staff, it was about 10 minutes walk to the centre in a nice neighbourhood. room was spacious. breakfast had a good selection, coffee and snacks throughout the day. bread could have been abit better quality at breakfast and maybe an extra toaster. bathroom was slightly dated and not much space to put things down. good value ($300 for... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never in my life stayed at a hotel where you could not turn the volume down on the room television. The Alexander has it programmed so the volume will not go below 5. Watching TV late at night 5 is too loud and there's nothing you can do about it. It's baffling. I can understand limiting how loud... More 

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Washington DC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to put the words to why I love this hotel so much. I travel to Philadelphia alone while visiting my son in the hospital there and the staff knows this and are always so helpful and understanding. Or maybe they are this way with all the guests. I am guessing they are. I love getting up and... More 

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New York City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Glenelg East SA Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night but we fell in love with Philly AND the Alexander Inn. Great location, smallish rooms but large KS bed and heaps comfy. Bathroom a bit smallish but did the trick and wifi worked really well. Front desk staff helpful and friendly and breakfast was really good. Cannot say a bad thing about this place and... More 

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Bay Village, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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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