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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped with my family for a couple days and got 2 rooms in Alexander Inn. While the first room was good, the second one had a very string bleach smell and stains on the lights by the bed, so it can't get more than average for these reasons. Other than that, the hotel is charming and staff is nice. Location...

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Glenville, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for four nights and really enjoyed our stay. The staff was very friendly and accommodating and assisted with restaurant suggestions and travel arrangements. The room was well appointed, clean and had a great view. Thank you John for your hospitality. Hope to be back soon.

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

Thank you Eric for taking the time to write a review of us. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Tony Lombardo

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the city due to a surgical procedure at Penn Hospital. It was close to the hospital and there were numerous restaurants within walking distance. The room was clean but VERY small/tight. It was adequate for the convenience to the hospital but would not be a first choice for an extended vacation.

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Tybee Island, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come to Philly quite often and stay with a friend near Penn. This time I needed a place as she was unavailable. I stumbled upon the Alexander on Hotels.com and liked the price and the location and the amenities. I appreciated the included continental breakfast, and especially the warmth and humor of the staff. The room was clean, comfortable...

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

Thank you for writing a review of us. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. Tony Lombardo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group stayed here the weekend of the Women's March on Washington. The hotel was clean and comfortable, the staff was pleasant and helpful (including the cleaning people, one of whom tracked me down in the hotel to return a book I left on the bed). Nice sitting area near the lobby. I was there 3 days and happened to...

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

Thank you for writing a review of our hotel, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon. Tony Lombardo

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at Philadelphia's Alexander Inn many times. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast is one of the best we've enjoyed in our travels. The rooms are reasonably priced. If you have a car, the hotel's deal with a nearby parking garage is hard to beat. The hotel is centrally located for your Philadelphia visit. There are...

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

Thank you for writing a review and your repeat business, allot of our guests are repeat visitors. We have regular guests that on occasion will leave a personal item to hold for them to use on their next visit. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Tony Lombardo

Dallas, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Alexander Inn for one night. We booked a room with a queen bed, but upon checking in we were pleasantly surprised that we had been upgraded to a room with a king bed. The room was small, but beautifully appointed and clean. The bathroom was small, but not a problem. We enjoyed a...

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

Thank you for writing, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We definitely look forward to seeing you again soon. Tony Lombardo

Reviewed 11 January 2017

I loved this hotel. Situated centrally in the heart of the Gayborhood (aka Wash West), I was charmed instantly and felt it had historic, old-world character with a welcoming fireplace and cozy lobby area (where a respectable continental breakfast was served). I thought the fact that they had drinks and a few snacks available day-round a very civilized touch. The...

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

First let me thank you for writing. Secondly I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Looking forward to your next visit. Tony Lombardo

Genoa, Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I liked the position, few steps far from the city center. Both the room and the restroom were big and clean and the bed was comfortable Moreover there was free fruits coffee and tea always available for the guests and a gym we didn't use. However, the breakfast was poor and the room wasn't enough warm so we had to...

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

Thank you for taking time to write of us and we look forward to your next visit. Tony Lombardo

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I just returned from a lovely three night stay at the Alexander Inn. The room and the lobby were cosy, and the location was perfect! The hotel has several nice touches, including fruit and tea in the lobby at all hours, and a fireplace in the lobby for cold evenings. Most significantly, the hotel staff was extremely friendly and welcoming,...

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

Thank you for writing about our little inn. So glad you enjoyed your stay and 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
  • 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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: €130 - €173 (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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“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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