Alexander Inn

12th and Spruce StreetsPhiladelphia19107USA
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About Alexander Inn

Alexander Inn is based only six blocks from Independence Hall and is settled within a building hearkening back to 1901. Rooms feature art deco styling.

There are 48 non-smoking rooms at Alexander Inn. Each features a private bathroom, color television, DirecTV, eight movie channels, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, and safe. Corner rooms also offer minifridges for those looking to store a few food and drink items.

The inn offers a 24-hour fitness center, email access through public computers, and discounted parking at a nearby indoor car park.

All room rates include a complimentary breakfast buffet. Fresh fruit and snacks are also available throughout the day at the day-long snack bar.

Pine Street and its various shops are only one block away. Guests can also hit the Center City business district after a short five-minute walk.


12th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
Telephone: +1(215)9233535 | Fax: +1(215)9231004 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 3:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Prime location

Guests to Alexander Inn rave about the location. It's near to many of the integral sights, sounds, and general landmarks of Philadelphia. Specifically, guests note that Independence Hall is only six blocks away, making sightseeing a cinch.

Expansive buffet

Many of the guests consider the buffet to be rather expansive considering it is technically a continental setup. They report that there are a number of options, ranging from eggs to fruits to cereals to bagels. Best of all, the buffet is included in all room rates.

Free snacks

Aside from the complimentary continental breakfast, all guests can enjoy free snacks that are available at the snack bar throughout the entire day. There is also fresh fruit. Guests report that the availability of the fruit and snacks is a great deterrent to hunger.

Negative Reviews

Noise complaints

Guests warn that this location can be noisy. Noise from the street outside can be somewhat egregious at times. Specifically, guests have noted that the inn's location on the 12th Street/Spruce Street interchange makes it particularly susceptible to disruptions.

Small rooms

Guests note that many of the rooms at Alexander Inn are small. You may feel a bit confined during your stay, although that will depend on the type of room you choose to rent. Management notes that there are eight different room configurations available, so some will be more spacious than others.

Hard beds

There have been some complaints at this destination over hard beds that are difficult to sleep on. Also, a few guests have noted that the sheets feel rough.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1695 reviews across the web
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8.9 out of 10 based on 1695 reviews