Morris House Hotel

225 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States | 3 star hotel
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Washington Square West area of Philadelphia, is near Walnut Street Theatre, Washington Square Park, and Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Morris House Hotel Philadelphia

    Historical oasis

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    Beautiful restored home. Perfect place to stay to retain the historical ambience after exploring the Historical area, which is only blocks away. Pop into the library to peruse a hundred year old book, unwind with a drink in the garden, enjoy the continental breakfast, including fresh fruit, in the formal dining room. The staff was friendly, particularly for a large city. We stayed in Suite 203, consisting of a sitting room with pull-out loveseat and a seperate master bedroom with bath. At $150. per night, it was worth it. Yes, the subway occasionally shook things slightly. The city could be heard in the garden but the room was quite.

    Stay Here (just not when I want room 201)

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    At the risk of alerting others to a great find and ruining those things I liked about the place, I'll proceed anyway.

    Great cozy hotel--B&B style

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    We really enjoyed our stay here. It is very convenient to all of the Old City attractions in Philadelphia. Great restoration on the house itself--really more of a B&B. Staff does serve you breakfast as a group with other guests. The noise from the subway nearby really isn't that bad....just a little rumble. No elevator, so plan on bringing smaller bags to lug up the narrow staircases. Luxurious towels and sheets...great for the price!

    Lovely Hotel but........ Confirm Your Room!

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    This is a lovely historical hotel in the heart of Philadelphia (e.g. just blocks from South Street, Reading Terminal Market and Independence Hall).

    With that said when we arrived at the hotel, the room which we reserved in January was given to another guest! The manager was surprised by my reaction that this was unacceptable. He later said, "I overreactd".

    My recommendation to anyone staying at the Morris House Hotel, if you have your heart set on a particular room (from their website) make sure you confirm your room the week or day before arrival.

    Very Romantic! Loved it!

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    We recently stayed at the Morris House Hotel and it was WONDERFUL! We stayed in the Red Suite - spacious, great bathroom and plasma screen tv. We arrived earlier than check in but the concierge allowed us to check into our room as it was ready. The hotel is beautifully decorated and extremely quiet even though it is in the middle of the city. You definitely feel you are at a luxury hotel rather than a "bed and breakfast." (Sometimes B&Bs are a little to "cozy" for my taste.) The breakfast was simple but good - huge bagels, croissants, cereal, juice, coffee. I highly recommend the Morris Hote and woudl definitely stay there again when vistiting Philly.

    Not worth $200/night

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    Called hotel the day before arrival to say we'd be coming early in the morning, before regular posted check-in time. She said that was fine, the room/suite we had booked had not been booked for the night before, so we most likely could put our stuff down right away. Got there at 8:30 Saturday morning, had to wander around the house/grounds for 20 minutes before the attendant on duty came downstairs to the desk, he was just in a t-shirt and dress pants. Said room the room was not open, someone had used it late the night before, but they'd get it ready asap. That's all fine, totally understandable -- we knew we were early and they were doing us a favor even letting us check in so early. And they did ready the room for us within an hour. We put our stuff down and went off to our day at the concert. Came back that night, exhausted, and could not get into our room. Key didnt' work. Had to call the hotel's main # to find someone, nobody at the desk again.... When I got a hold of someone and told him key didn't work, he spoke to me doubtfully, like I didn't know how to put a key in the knob, came upstairs to my suite, lo and behold, they'd given us the wrong room keys. Got that straighted out. Went in, showered, found hairs in the shower that were definately not mine, trash already in the bath can. Called the front desk for ice, they had to go to 7-11 (or somewhere off premise) for it, said they were out. So, the wait was 20 minutes -- for ice. Went to plug in my laptop, two outlets in the room were dead. Went to use their recommended restaurant listing, the phone number they had for Cuba Libre was wrong, it was a fax number. Remote control didn't work, they had to come 'play' w/ it and the batteries to get it to work. They do have a continental breakfast, but not worth it. The coffee in the carafe was not hot, the bagels stale. Go to the bakery down the street and pay. All of these things are minor, and laughable if only one occured, but all these mishaps for a one night stay is out of the question for a place that costs over $200/night. And honestly, I'm a very easy going traveler, doing a few trips a month.... I felt like I was in an Adams Family show! Beautiful old house, but the service needs complete reworking/training.

    Lovely place

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    We stayed at the Morris house hotel for two nights in June. The place is so beautiful and the location is superb. The only bad points are that the staff is not as friendly as we were expecting and the breakfast is not great. As for our bedroom, garden and downstairs rooms they are amazing. If we come back to Philadelphia we will stay here again.

    Interrupted Relaxation

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    Relaxed, comfortable, clean, good sized rooms, nicely finished bathrooms. Interrupted only by the occassional passage of the subway express train which tends to make the house shudder (no noise). If of nervous disposition this isn't the hotel for you. Breakfast limited with no hot option other than toasted bagels. Good position for the city, parking for a couple of cars (extra cost).

    An elegant and comfortable hotel

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    We had a marvelous stay at this charming small hotel in Society Hill. The very attractive rooms have been renovated, but retain their 18th century elegance, with well-chosen furniture, fireplaces, books (and unsullied by the television, which was nicely hidden in a wardrobe). A tranquil and comfortable atmosphere with friendly but unobtrusive staff make this a perfect retreat. We simply can't recommend this more highly!

    Classy, friendly, superb location

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    We had a wonderful stay at this small and lovely hotel. It is in a beautifully restored historic building and the rooms are attractively furnished, spacious, and yet cozy. You couldn't ask for a better location. You are in walking distance of virtually everything. The staff was helpful and attentive. It is so much nicer to stay here than in a large, impersonal hotel. It is as if you have your own pleasant home in the center of Philadelphia.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Morris House Hotel Philadelphia

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding