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Alexander Inn

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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This Inn is welcoming from the moment you walk in the door. Everyone working here takes great pride in the inn and the neighborhood. The rooms are small along with the bathroom but very clean and perfect if you plan on sleeping and getting clean after a day of enjoying downtown. The morning breakfast provides you plenty to start your... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a great small hotel choose this spot. Great location. You can walk to many city sites. Great old hotel with happy, helpful staff. The room was small but neat and very clean. Nice continental breakfast in the lobby area in the morning. We would stay here again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The reviews for this place don't lie. It is a wonderful location, within walking distance to many historic sites and eateries. The building is old, but they have done a great job updating the rooms. We had two rooms on either ends of the building on an upper floor which afforded us great views. We even managed to watch fireworks... More 

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Connecticut
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently spent two nights in Philadelphia and we could not have enjoyed our stay at the Alexander Inn more! The staff is extremely friendly and helpful! The hotel is within walking distance of great restaurants and shops, as well as attractions like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Reading Market! The only minor downside is that you have to... More 

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Tony L, Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking valuable time to write a review of us. The upside to our parking situation is it's only $20.00 for 24 hours compared to $40 or 50 at other hotels in Center City. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Tony Lombardo More 

Elkton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just what we wanted-an upscale, Art Deco, clean and safe place to rest our tired feet after a full day of fun in Philly! The staff were friendly, the room was a true gem with a view, and the price was reasonable! I will say as a family I was nervous about the neighborhood being called the "Gayborhood", but there... More 

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Tony L, Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Beth for writing such a nice review. I hope you got to see all of the historic sights. Tony Lombardo More 

Warsaw, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent 6 days in town on business and pleasure and was delighted to find the Alexander Inn. A smallish place, but with great personality, good continental breakfasts (included), and easy access to downtown and bus lines and what-not else. Very enjoyable stay, and the staff was the most helpful and friendliest I've encountered in a long time. And in... More 

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Tony L, Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Jim for writing such a nice review. I hope you got to have some fun while in town for business. Hope to see you again soon. Tony Lombardo More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have to say I was unsure about this hotel predominately due to the lower star rating than other hotels I had booked as part of a trip to the US. I booked due to the many positive reviews and I am happy to say I was delighted with the reception we received and the quality of accommodation. Unlike many hotels... More 

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Tony L, Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a nice review. The staff very much likes the positive feedback. Hope you get back to Philly soon. Tony Lombardo More 

Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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103 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I lived in Center City (downtown) Phila. from 1980-86 and this was the first time back in 20 years to show my husband where I had spent happy times. We chose to stay at the Alexander after scouring thru Trip Advisor. We weren't disappointed. It is in a great location to walk to everything, they have discounted parking around the... More 

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Tony L, Manager at Alexander Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Sandra for taking the time to write such a nice review of our little inn. You know the value of a good trip advisor review. Thank you again and hope you get back to Philly soon. Tony Lombardo More 

Montreal
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77 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alexander Inn, while not brand new, offers some things that are rarer: personality, personalized service, originality. If you need everything to be brand spanking new, this is probably not going to be a place you're going to fall in love with. The building is late 19th century and has gone through many incarnations, from in town apartments for the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alexander Inn has everything you need in a hotel at a very reasonable price. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The location is quiet, yet central. There is even a continental breakfast that is a cut-above and included in the price. They go out of their way to make you feel welcome and include thoughtful details like a list... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Alexander Inn

Address: 301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: $146 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alexander Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Alexander Hotel Philadelphia
Alexander Inn Philadelphia
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#9 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#15 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#20 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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