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Alexander Inn

301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
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Ranked #8 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

The Alexander Inn is a warm inviting unique hotel /inn conveniently located in downtown Philadelphia. While our room was not huge, it was beautifully decorated and had a a nice view. A real bonus - breakfast is included. Parking is not included but discounted. Generally, the staff is quite accommodating. We will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

The term boutique hotel was always frightening to me as I understood the boutique part to translate into expensive. Boy was I wrong. Not only was the Alexander Inn comporably priced, if not less expensive than, the national chains in the area but it was fantastic. Our room was clean and beautiful with a nice view of the city. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

It was nice to stay in a boutique hotel in the Gayborhood. We found our room perfectly comfortable. It wasn't cavernous but we didn't expect it to be. We had an enormous king size bed which was very comfortable. The bath room was fine with a lovely powerful shower. The buffet breakfast was fine, with some healthy options. I would... More

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Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2010

My girlfriend and I booked the Alexander Inn based upon its Tripadvisor rating. When we arrived, however, things weren't as good as they were cracked up to be. Here's the breakdown: -there was hair (you can guess the type) on the bathroom floor when we arrived, and I don't think the maids ever tried to clean the floors while we... More

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Miami, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

We spent a very nice weekend here. The room and bathroom were not huge, but both very nice, and plenty big enough for us. Very high end toiletry products and a quite comfortable bed. The location is close to Market Street and lots of subway connections, and a short walk from the fabulous Reading Market, a foodie paradise. The extensive... More

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

I stayed here for one night in March with my partner and was overall impressed with Alexander Inn. The location is excellent being just a few minutes walk from both the historical points of interest and main shopping area. The staff were possibly the friendliest & most helpful I have come across and could not do enough to make you... More

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2010

WOW! This place exceed my expectations! I read the great reviews on Trip Advisor and knew this place must be special. It was! This was our (wife) first time in Philadelphia and we couldn't have picked a better place. We were in walking distances from major historical areas, South Street and amazing "whole in the wall" cafes and restaurants. We... More

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Morristown, NJ
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7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

The only negatives I found in this hotel were the small rooms and the somewhat outdated decor. Being an overnight stay, these things were about as important to me as the color of the manager's socks. Everything that did matter met or exceeded our expectations. The rooms were clean and well-arranged. Everything worked to our satisfaction and the bed was... More

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Chicago far north
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

Things to note - parking is 2 blocks away, 5 minute walk, however, must get voucher from front desk before getting car. Parking is $14 w/voucher, $18 w/credit card no voucher, $21 at exit gate no voucher. They "sell" you the voucher, it goes on your hotel bill, then insert voucher in pay machine and get receipt for exiting. Streets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

Couldn't have asked for a better place for our special "Girls'Weekend" with my mother and sister. Boutique hotel has European flavor. Front desk is friendly and professional, knowledgable. Rooms are well-appointed, clean and sophisticated. Will definitely return.

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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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Number of rooms: 48
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