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Morris House Hotel

3.0 of 5 225 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The perfect place to stay in Philly - I can't recommend this hotel highly enough! The hotel is beautiful, clean and has excellent staff who will ensure you have a great stay. The breakfast was great and there were fresh cookies everyday in the dining room, perfect for those with a sweet tooth. The room was spacious and comfortable with... More

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New York, NY
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautifully maintained and renovated Colonial-era home. (I like the previous reviewer who said it was "like visiting a wealthy colonial merchant, with wifi.") The staff is attentive, friendly and very accommodating. The common areas are lovely, probably extra nice in the winter when the fireplaces are lit. Fresh cookies and tea are served mid-afternoon, as is complimentary wine from 4... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a treat staying in this hotel which was built in the 1700s. Its historic atmosphere has been maintained. Staff is accommodating, complimentary breakfast was good. It is almost adjacent to Washington Square and within walking distance of the historic district. Couldn't ask for a better location. The bedroom and the bathroom were tiny, but the bed was comfortable.... More

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Philadelphia PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To me the Morris House something between being a boutique hotel, and a huge Bed and Breakfast. My wife and I found it to be quaint and charming as advertised, as well as extremely colonial. The room we stayed in was well appointed, and as quiet as a bank vault. Seriously, the most quiet hotel room I can remember. The... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. Gracious colonial decor, free fresh baked cookies after 3:00 p.m., free glass of wine between 4&5 p.m. I drank mine in the gorgeous courtyard, which made me want to plan a wedding or corporate event so I could have it here. A couple of blocks stroll through beautiful Washington Square and you are at Independence Hall. Perfect!... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit the city, we always stay here. We love the great atmosphere and the help yourself breakfast and tea time. Everything is clean and I feel safe. It is located next to many landmarks/tourist attractions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spend two nights at the Morris House while in Philadelphia for a wedding. If you're looking for five star luxury and glitz this is not the hotel for you. However, if you're looking for a very intimate, quaint, nicely-staffed boutique hotel in a truly historic building that oozes Philly charm, stay here.Our mini-suite was spacious, comfortable and quiet.... More

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time in Philadelphia and we were fortunate to have found the unique Morris House Hotel. The hotel is a colonial building with great brick courtyards, located in historic downtown. Moving around the small hotel was very comfortable and homey. We stayed in a spacious, well appointed, comfy two room suite. Among other amenities, after 3pm a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Morris House Hotel is a charming bed and breakfast in the historic district of Philadelphia. Our room was large and included a bedroom and bath, living room area (with TV) and kitchen, which was very comfortable. Daily cleaning services were available. Breakfast was very good. We were visiting for our son's wedding and found the entire staff to be... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cant speak highly enough of this hotel. It is unique and steeped in history. Our rooms were clean, very comfortable and just a little opulent. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly and always willing to go above and beyond. The hotel is in a great location and the cookies are a real treat (go the white chocolate and macadamia -... More

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Address: 225 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Morris House Hotel 3*
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This national historic landmark, renovated into a luxury boutique hotel, offers cozy accommodations and elegantly combines 18th century charm with all of today's modern conveniences.The Morris House Hotel offers uniquely decorated rooms, complete with charming views of the private garden or city. Free Wi-Fi is included.Guests at the hotel can enjoy a delicious continental breakfast every morning and afternoon tea with homemade cookies. M Restaurant, located on site, features French-inspired cuisine and a garden patio.Only a short distance from the Morris House are some of Philadelphia's main attractions. Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell are moments away. A number of world-renowned restaurants, shops and theaters are also within walking distance. ... more   less 
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