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Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 31 July 2012

First visit to Philadelphia. Used other reviews to select the Alexander Inn and I was not disappointed. Maybe about 10 blocks to walk to the Independence Hall visitor area. Front desk staff was very helpful. Suggested things to do and provided a map with walking directions. It was very helpful that they kept our bags secure all day after we...

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Dorothy, NJ
Reviewed 30 July 2012

In the heart of Philadelphia, close to anything you might want to see is this hotel. If you are looking for giant rooms in a big name brand hotel the Alexander inn may not be for you , but it is without a doubt a comfortable, clean, well appointed room. Walk to the theater, restaurants, historic sites, business meetings and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 July 2012

You couldn't ask for a better location in Philadelphia. It is just a short walk to most of the historical stuff in Philadelphia. The neighborhood is very safe in the middle of the gay neighborhood of Philly. The room rates are a great deal especially considering that an expansive continental breakfast is included as is fresh fruit and snacks 24-7....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 July 2012

I decided to stay in Philly overnight on a whim, and picked this place because it was nearby, had an available room, and was reasonably priced, but didn't expect this beautiful boutique hotel. The staff was friendly, and the rooms appeared to be all recently redone. My room was on the small side, and the elevator was a bit slow,...

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Massillon, Ohio
Reviewed 19 July 2012

My wife and I stayed one night at the Alexander Inn. At 10 AM. we checked our bags,grabbed a snack at their breakfast bar , parked our car, and headed down to Independence Hall on foot. Later on we checked in at the Hotel and went to our standard Queen room. Having traveled abroad, I found the room good sized...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 18 July 2012

During my stop in Philadelphia, at my U.S. trip, I spent a night at the Alexander Inn hotel. Although I had made no reservation, I bekame a very nice room. The bathroom was very modern an die equipment was also very good. The price of the room was more than acceptable. For my surprise. The breakfast was so great. The...

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I stayed at the Alexander Inn from July 6-July 9 with my teenage son whom I was dropping off at a summer program. We had a comfortable stay during a heat wave. Though the room only had a window air conditioning unit, we kept the room at a nice temperature. However, the bathroom was quite warm as it faced the...

2Thank krisgia
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I stayed at Alexander Inn with my two daughters and could not have been more pleased. First off, a few people have written about the service - we arrived late and had a wonderful and helpful and friendly check in. I asked many questions throughout my 2 day visit and always the gentlemen at the front desk were so helpful....

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Tipton, Pennsylvania, USA
Reviewed 14 July 2012

First, this is not a 5-star hotel. It is a very nice, basic, boutique-style place. It does, though, rate five stars for what it is. Great center city location, about six blocks from the Convention Center. A basic continental breakfast is included. Friendly staff during the day . . . not quite as good at midnight when I arrived, but...

1Thank GlennyBrandimarte
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I truly enjoyed my stay here. The staff is so helpful and polite. The only thing I didn't like was the small rooms. But for the price, it is reasonable. Everything is bigger in Texas. Anyway I would definitely recommend this place to anyone. It is also very close to lots of shopping streets.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: RM607 - RM816 (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
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#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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“Choose a queen room if you require more space. Rooms are generally small”
 of 5 bubbles LI-fam, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take a room on the higher floors with a "City View". It is a quite street so no worries about street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles waynem1, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“7th floor was fairly quiet although if window open then traffic could be a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles auldleither, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the hotel sits on a busy street and sometimes the traffic was noisy. Better to be higher up.”
 of 5 bubbles pattyj733, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request an "01" room on one of the upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles JDP1477, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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