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225 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3519
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 11/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#8 of 95 hotels in Philadelphia
Travellers' Choice
This national historic landmark, now a luxury boutique hotel, offers cozy accommodations and elegantly combines 18th-century charm with all of today's modern conveniences. The Morris House Hotel offers uniquely decorated rooms, complete with charming views of the private garden or the city. Free Wi-Fi is included. Guests at the hotel can enjoy a safe and delicious casual "grab and go breakfast" every morning, as well as afternoon tea with homemade cookies. Only a short distance from the Morris House are some of Philadelphia's main attractions. Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell are moments away, as well as The Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and Walnut Street Theater . We are also just one block from Pennsylvania, Jefferson, and Will’s Eye Hospitals, being centrally located for all visits to the city for medical appointments and procedures. Lovely parks and walks to explore our amazing historic city are always a highlight of anyone’s visit. Phenomenal customer service and welcoming, knowledgeable staff is awaiting you for an impeccable Philadelphia experience. A small family-owned business for 20 years, we take great pride in promising our guests a safer stay in our small hotel as we implement all CDC protocols for social distancing, temperature taking upon arrival, required mask wearing, and continuous cleaning of all public spaces and door handles. Travel with peace of mind, and stay at our small hotel where attention to detail is our priority. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Walking tours
Car hire
Photo copier / fax In business centre
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Street parking
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Soundproof rooms
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate living room
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Wendy G wrote a review Jan 2021
Balmoral, Australia57 contributions4 helpful votes
Chose this hotel for its location & proximity to Pennsylvania Hospital. Prices are reasonable. Parking garage directly across street. Parking discount with hotel validation & room discount if visiting for hospital reasons. Staff friendly and attentive, grab & go breakfast/snacks (due to COVID), water, tea, coffee, hot chocolate available round the clock. Beautiful and historic buildings with great history, lovely decor, original wood floors and other original details from when it was built. Lovely courtyard that hosts events and weddings. Our room was a suite, small apartment with full kitchen (garbage disposal, full oven/range & dishwasher!). Full bath with separate shower & jetted tub. Comfortable accommodations. Would definitely return for a stay & recommend!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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lsbcu wrote a review Jan 2020
24 contributions12 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Great, Historic,and Welcoming. Comfortable and Spacious room. Terrific Staff. Only negative was no elevator. Will definitely stay there my next trip to Philly. Very convenient for any one going to Wills Eye Hospital (across the street).
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Date of stay: December 2019
2 Helpful votes
MinnesotaMom95 wrote a review Sep 2020
Buffalo, Minnesota112 contributions46 helpful votes
We stayed at this beautiful little hotel (only 15 guest rooms) while in the city recently. and immediately felt at home. We were immediately given a tour of the public areas, complete with the history of the building and it’s owners. Our room was on the third floor (no elevator, so be advised that there may be many stairs - in our case 33 - to get to your room), and had views of the beautiful garden/patio area from the four windows. The bed was comfortable, with soft linens. The bathroom came with a bathrobe and good quality toiletries. I could smell the fresh brewed coffee from our room in the mornings, and the fresh baked (delicious) cookies in the afternoons. A Keurig and hot water are always available in the little library, and though the included breakfast is small, it was fantastic (my husband couldn’t get enough of the homemade crumb cake, and I enjoyed the croissants). There are also cozy spots to sit in the common areas if you want a quiet place to relax away from your room. To top it off, one of the fine workers is a professional tour guide, and he sat down with us to give us both a history lesson and advice about most-see spots while walking in the city. We were beyond impressed.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Julio Ugarte, Innkeeper at Morris House Hotel
Responded 22 Oct 2020
We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! Morris House Hotel is steps away from Independence Hall, Washington Square and the gorgeous Georgian and Federal-period homes of Society Hill, and countless restaurants and attractions. Our home is a fine example of Georgian architecture, circa 1787. Alas, Ben Franklin (or, perhaps, Mr. Otis) had not yet invented the elevator!
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mmeehan525 wrote a review Sep 2020
Boston, Massachusetts2 contributions
Phenomenal customer service coupled with an outside venue that was perfect for my daughter's wedding. The Morris House Hotel is a hidden gem in historic Philadelphia. I would go back in a heartbeat. Alison was the main contact for us and she was first in class. I have never seen someone love their job so much and it truly reflected in the service she provided. We never left the property it offered such great backdrops for pictures. Erin and Andrew thoroughly enjoyed their special day . The Morris House Hotel's team along with Alison were so good everyone was able to relax and let the day flow.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: ask for Alison
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Response from Julio Ugarte, Innkeeper at Morris House Hotel
Responded 22 Oct 2020
Congratulations to the newly married couple! We're so happy for you and thrilled that our colonial mansion and garden was the perfect setting for your celebration. Thank you for your praise of our events coordinator, Alison. We love our Alison!
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Ashley wrote a review Aug 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Our experience with Morris House Hotel was amazing and they gave us an absolutely perfect wedding day that we will forever remember! Our story: We had been planning our wedding for over a year when COVID ruined our plans. It was the middle of July 2020 when we make the tough call that our large scale wedding in Oct. 2020 would not be able to happen. We were heartbroken, but wanted to find a way to still get married. After searching for places to have a small outside ceremony in Philadelphia, I came across Morris House Hotel on Facebook. I contacted the hotel via email and was very quickly responded to by Alison Goldberg. We were informed of the availability, one day of which was Aug. 1st—only about 2.5 weeks away. In those 2.5 weeks, Alison went above and beyond our expectations, and anything we could have hoped for, to ensure that our ceremony was perfect. We didn't know how we could pull it off in such short notice, but she made sure we did and was there for us every step of the way. It definitely felt as if it was always meant to be at Morris House! We had the most beautiful, intimate, short & sweet ceremony and cocktail hour with about 20 of our closest loved ones, and will save our big party/reception for next year. The entire day felt like a fairy tale and I wish we could relive it. We also highly recommend staying the weekend in the hotel's "Presidential Suite" (Room 103). Everything was so nice and so reasonably priced, and their tented garden area where we were married is so beautiful we didn't even need to decorate! I could keep going on—we are forever grateful to Morris House Hotel for giving us an indescribably perfect day and will definitely be back to visit!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: The "Presidential Suite" (Room 103) was awesome!
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US$133 - US$326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaCity Center East
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Frequently Asked Questions about Morris House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Morris House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Mission Escape Games (0.3 km), Congress Hall (0.2 km), and Independence Hall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Morris House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Morris House Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Morris House Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Morris House Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Morris House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Talula's Garden, Morimoto, and Kanella Grill.
Is Morris House Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Philadelphia.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Morris House Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Morris House Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Battleship New Jersey (2.1 km), Independence National Historical Park (0.7 km), and Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (1.6 km).
Does Morris House Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.