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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This will continue to be my go-to place in Center City. It's easy to get to and well-located for outings on foot. The "pocket-size" room was as boutique as could be. Absolutely no complaints. They've added Continental breakfast (fairly generic) since last time I stayed here; there's also "Toast" (café) right across the street.

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

Thank you for writing a review of us. The staff always loves positive feedback. Thank you for the five stars too. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Tony Lombardo

Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I traditionally visit Philly in December to visit the Christmas village and and walk around the city and eat/drink. We usually only go in for the day. This year we decided to stay the night and chose the Alexander Inn! So happy with our choice! The room was perfect with a view of the Liberty Place buildings....

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

Thank you for writing and the five stars too! So glad you found us and hope to see you again. Tony Lombardo

Claviers, France
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I revisited this hotel for, what?, perhaps the fifth time. It is still excellent: courteous staff, well maintained and equipped, great location, and above all, a ratio of value-for-the-dollar that is, I think, impossible to beat in downtown Philadelphia. Because it's in a vibrant neighborhood, expect some noise from outside as late as 2, 3, 4 a.m. But hey, that's...

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

Thank you for writing and the five stars. So glad we are your go-to hotel in Philly. Looking forward to your next visit. Tony Lombardo

Reviewed 2 December 2016

I stayed 2 nights while attending a convention. I had one of the twin rooms, which was perfect for one. The front desk staff was always pleasant. The continental breakfast was a nice touch. The staff kept the area nicely stock with breakfast items. The gentleman during the week was great, while the older gentleman on the weekend was a...

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

Thank you fro the four stars and the nice review. Hope you had some time to see the sights here in Philly. Tony Lombardo

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was in town for a large conference, but did not want to stay in one of the giant convention center hotels. This is a lovely little hotel with small rooms at great prices. Lobby is a nice meeting spot with fireplace going on a cool evening. Breakfast included in the room rate, perfect to grab a bite and get going...

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

Thank you for writing such a nice review of us and the five stars too! Hope you get back to Philly soon. Tony Lombardo

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

As my activities in Philadelphia were mainly at the Kimmel Center, just a few minutes' easy walk from the hotel, the Alexander was perfectly located. The staff were excellent, helpful and obliging...the breakfast was not flash but certainly adequate... the wifi worked most of the time - but best of all my room was totally quiet and I was unaware...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great location in a really cool neighbourhood, parts of which are still a little edgy but all quite safe. Super restaurants in the neighbourhood as well. At the Alexander Inn you feel very much part of the neighbourhood and the laid back atmosphere at the Alexander make it a real pleasureable place to stay. Very friendly and helpful staff and...

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Apple Valley, California
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Booked this for my son for his post grad interview at UPenn. Location was great and staff was very helpful. He was bummed that he was only in the room for 5 hours and said there was much to see in the area. Room was clean, comfortable and he would stay again.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 November 2016

As first time visitors to Philly we were unsure what was a good area to stay in and what hotels would be good. We read the tripadvisor reviews and felt Alexander Inn would be a good choice. We were not disappointed! From the moment we booked on line to the moment we departed the staff were friendly, helpful and efficient....

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Alexander Inn was just what we needed for the night. The staff was super helpful and gave great recommendations. The room was a little small but we were not in it except to sleep and shower. The location in the historic area was perfect and everything was within walking distance. Reading Terminal Market was a short walk and worth...

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

Thank you for writing a review of us. We do appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you again soon. Tony Lombardo

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: $195 - $260 (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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“Snag one of the large, end rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Offandrunning, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the upper floors are the most quiet”
 of 5 bubbles mikechomko, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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