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Morris House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Ottawa, ON
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, we stayed in property that adjoined the hotel via the central courtyard. Perhaps not the actual Morris hotel building, but certainly nothing that affected our stay. Paid just over 250$ on expedia. A couple of flights of stairs but worth the hike with luggage. The room felt like an apartment I could never afford. Full-kitchen. 10 foot... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an admirer of architecture and staying at the Morris House Hotel was a delightful treat. I spent some time admiring the original fireplaces. There is no typical lobby instead there were two sitting rooms just beyond the entrance. One of the rooms had a cloth covered table with china cups and saucers for coffee and tea. After braving... More

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land o lakes
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking to stay in the historical district, yet not in a big chain hotel, we found Morris House. What a find it was. Our room was large, yet comfy. We were able to walk to the historical area and fine restaurants within minutes. The only part that needs some adjustment was the continental breakfast. As high quality as the hotel... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Morris House Hotel and really enjoyed it. We liked it so much that we are going back next month. Our room was spacious, comfortable, and charming. The staff were friendly and helpful. The colonial style and the historic setting helped make our stay a memorable one. The late afternoon cookies and tea... More

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to enjoy the culture, arts, and excitement of the city of brotherly love but do not want to be in the middle of the hustle and bustle of it all, then Morris House is the place! Staying here is like staying a world away from the speed of the city but you just have to walk out... More

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North East, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from an overnight stay celebrating our anniversary at the Morris House! The location is perfect to explore the Old Town/Historic area, Washington Square and Mid Town - all a 10-30 minute walk. The area seemed quite safe even walking home late after dinner. The history of the house is interesting and the staff was incredibly welcoming, professional... More

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Kent, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is the best if you want to be in the old heart of Philly. The house is charming, well kept, and beautiful. Lowell is a great host, very helpful and accommodating. We loved the place so much that we went back for a second night. Our first night was in the old house. Our second night was in... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Morris House is intimate and comfortable. You know you are in Philadelphia; many of the books are by and about Philadelphia. The staff is helpful and the rooms are each unique and comfortable. The restaurant next door is superb, with an attentive staff responsible to special needs. A gem.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a beautiful little hotel: great location, historic building, wonderful staff. The restaurant and bar are great, and our bartender/waiter/front desk clerk, Lowell, was friendly, extremely helpful, and made both our dinner and, later, our hotel stay special! What a find! We can't wait to come back this summer for a romantic weekend getaway!

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Luton
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

On a 2 weeks tour of the east coast we were passing through Philadelphia and were looking for somewhere to stay. From the moment of walking through the front doors we were transported back in time to another world. The hotel and the staff were amazing, it was less like staying in a hotel and more like staying with family.... More

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Additional Information about Morris House Hotel

Also Known As:
Morris Hotel Philadelphia
Address: 225 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Morris House Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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