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Tipton, Pennsylvania, USA
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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... More 

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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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Louisville, Kentucky
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Alexander Inn makes a great Philly homebase and it hits a homerun! We walked to dinner at Paolos for Cheese Steak sandwiches and had dessert at More than Just Ice Cream. It's located in a lovely walkable neighborhood. From Alexander Inn we walked to all the free museums with storytellers, lunch at Reading Terminal Market, and dinner at City Tavern.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Alexander Inn for three days in June during the second leg of our vacation which began in the Poconos and attending a NASCAR race. We hadn’t been to Philadelphia before and wanted to be near all the typical tourist sites we planned to visit and the location was perfect walking distance. Upon arrival... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

We had the opportunity to stay at the Alexander Inn in Philly, two weeks ago. The manager of the hotel, John, makes sure that everyone is happy by personally greeting everyone at breakfast. One feels like we were staying at a B and B with the niceness of a hotel. Christopher at the front desk is helpful as well. They... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Spruce St is lined with neat Georgian buildings similar to the ones you find in parts of London and of course in Georgetown. I felt perfectly at home here as everything was on a human scale. The hotel was within easy walking distance of Independence Hall (eight blocks along Spruce St), Reading Terminal Market (four blocks along 12th Street) and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2012

What a brilliant place to stay for a woman travelling on her own! I made this place my home for a week on a recent business trip to the US from Melbourne Australia. This is an excellently located, well priced and welcoming hotel. The staff were always extremely helpful and friendly. Good amenities and a nice, quiet, safe place to... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

This was our spot to stay for attending a Saturday wedding in Philadelphia. The staff, room, location and breakfast were all fine, and the historic building and restored decor were lovely. They even keep some snacks available throughout the day, and were very good with recommendations for sights and restaurants.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

My favorite place to stay in Philadelphia. Great service. Great rooms (a little on the small side, but if you are making a short trip, you won't need more). Always a good time.

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Lima, Peru
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

We enjoyed staying at the Alexander Inn, great location, nice neighbourhood, friendly staff, clean bathrooms and room. The location is perfect, very close to main avenues, but far enough to make it a quite place to rest, lots of coffee places and bars and restaurants nearby... breakfast was good, but I don´t know what´s with the ice cold boiled eggs!!!...anyway,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM605 - RM765 (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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