Morris House Hotel - Philadelphia

225 S.8Th Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106  show map
 3 stars
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Morris House Hotel - Philadelphia

 Free Wi-Fi
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Set in the center of Philadelphia, this 3-star hotel features a private garden, a picnic area and a patio.

A 5-minute walk from Pennsylvania Convention Center, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell, the hotel is set close to restaurants and bars. Walnut Street and Society Hill are within a 10-minute walk of the property.

The venue is set next to markets and shops.

Philadelphia International airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Morris House Hotel.

Rooms

There are 15 rooms including Large Suite and Luxury Room in this unique hotel, offering a beautiful view of the city as well as individual climate control, free Wi-Fi, a dining area, ironing facilities and satellite TV. Room facilities also include a fridge and kitchenware for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a delicious continental breakfast is served. The hotel’s renowned restaurant serves a variety of French dishes.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles to discover the area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Data ports

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 3. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Morris House Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
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Hotel Address:

225 S.8Th Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    1.6 mi
  • Philadelphia, PA Station
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    8.0 mi
Restaurants
  • M Restaurant (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Ristorante La Buca (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Independence Hall
    1600 ft
  • Independence National Historical Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

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Large Suite
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 520 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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This suite features a separate living room with a flat-screen TV and a kitchenette. It has luxury bedding and includes Godiva chocolates and bottled water. A queen-sized sofa bed is included as well.

Room facilities
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    Luxury Room
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    This room features luxury bedding and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. It also includes Godiva chocolates and bottled water.

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Morris House Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
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      Hotel Address:

      225 S.8Th Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Philadelphia
        3300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • 30th Street Station
        1.6 mi
      • Philadelphia, PA Station
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        8.0 mi
      Restaurants
      • M Restaurant (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
        100 ft
      • Ristorante La Buca (cuisine: Italian)
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Independence Hall
        1600 ft
      • Independence National Historical Park
        2200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Morris House Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Lights of Liberty Inc - 1000 ft

      Places of interest

      • Geno's Steaks - 1400 ft

      Amusement

      • Walnut Street Theatre - 400 ft

      Historical sites

      • Women For Greater Philadelphia - 1000 ft
      • Mother Bethel African Meth Chr - 1400 ft
      • Liberty Bell Center - 1700 ft
      • Saint Peter's Episcopal Church - 2000 ft
      • Presbyterian Historical Soc - 2000 ft
      • Phila Society For Preservation - 2000 ft

      Museums

      • Athanaeum-Philadelphia - 700 ft
      • Kent Atwater Museum - 1000 ft
      • Balch Institute For Ethnic - 1000 ft
      • Henry George Birthplace Museum - 1400 ft
      • National Archives and Records - 1400 ft
      • Polish American Cultural Ctr - 2000 ft

      Parks

      Halls

      • Saint George's Cathedral - 400 ft
      • Federal Reserve Bank - 1400 ft
      • Independence Hall - 2000 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      Medical care and Hospitals

      National Parks

      Local attractions

      • Pennsylvania Ballet - 5000 ft
        1101 S Broad St, Philadelphia
      • Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul - 1.0 mi
        18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
      • Rosenbach Museum and Library - 1.1 mi
        2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia
      • Dave and Buster's - 1.0 mi
        325 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
      • Mummers Museum - 1.0 mi
        1100 South Second Street, Philadelphia

      Near the hotel

      • Athenaeum of Philadelphia - 900 ft
        219 S. Sixth St., Philadelphia
      • Old City Hall - 1700 ft
        Independence Mall, Philadelphia
      • Philadelphia History Museum - 1800 ft
        15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia
      • National Museum of American Jewish History - 2000 ft
        101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia
      • Independence Hall - 1600 ft
        Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia
      • The President's House - 1700 ft
        6th and Market Streets, Philadelphia
      • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia - 1800 ft
        Ten Independence Mall, Philadelphia

      Restaurants nearby

      • M Restaurant - 100 ft

        Address: 231 South 8th Street
        Phone: 215-625-6666

        79% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Contemporary
        Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

      • Morimoto - 900 ft

        Address: 723 Chestnut St
        Phone: 215-413-9070

        77% likes this, based on 462 reviews
        Cuisine: International, Eclectic, Japanese
        Price Range: USD 42 - USD 81

      • El Fuego - 400 ft

        Address: 723 Walnut St
        Phone: 215-592-1901

        67% likes this, based on 44 reviews
        Cuisine: Mexican

      • Ristorante La Buca - 200 ft

        Address: 711 Locust St
        Phone: 215-928-0556

        60% likes this, based on 48 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 30 - USD 40

      • Le Pain Quotidien - 300 ft

        Address: 801 Walnut Street

        75% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Belgian

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        15
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      Morris House Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Morris House Hotel

      Average guest rating

      8.8out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 89 reviews

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single
        9.2

        The staff at this hotel were incredibly friendly and helpful. I had worried that staying at such a small establishment would be uncomfortable, but as a solo traveller it felt very welcoming and staff were pleasant without being obtrusive. I had special cause to appreciate them as I lost my wallet in the city one evening (later returned) and they helped me contact the police. The historic building was beautiful and the room incredibly spacious, with its own sitting room. The water in the room and chocolates was a nice touch too. I would highly recommend it.

        The breakfast could have been more varied/ exciting. The pillows (as at so many hotels) had no 'bounce' and did nothing for my aching neck. A coffee maker in the room would be a nice addition.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Felt like an oasis in the city - very pleasant change from a large, center city hotel. Glad we found the place,

      • Single
        10.0

        I am a history buff and loved staying in an 1800's hotel.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        It is like being a guest in a comfortable private house - only 15 rooms. The ambience is quiet and elegant, with traditional furnishings and pictures, and a complete library available for guests. The location is great, just a short walk from the historic district and close to the main east-west bus routes. Other attractions include afternoon tea and cookies.

        Would have appreciated more variety on the breakfast buffet, E.G. a choice of cereals and fruit/fruit juice. Our bedroom was perhaps a little on the small side but very nicely furnished. The courtyard was disappointing as we expected more of a garden, and some of the paintwork at the rear is badly in need of attention.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        It's very nice historical building in the very heart of the city. But small rooms are causing some trouble if you stay more than two nights...

      • Family with children
        10.0

        We liked the age of the hotel, the intimate feel of the room and the common areas, and the friendly staff.

      • Single
        7.4

        My room was very comfortable, and the location is ideal.

        Parking arrangements.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The locaiton was great and the room was spacious.

        This is not a complaint but I was expecting more of a full breakfast.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Historical setting

        Bedding was superior; bed average.

      • Single
        10.0

        The Morris House Hotel is a small inn in the middle of Philadelphia! An antique-filled, charming inn with an excellant restaurant (which the Morris gives a 10% discount with)-definitely worth a visit! You feel like you're in another era and then step out into modern Philly. Great staff, continental breakfast in a large dining room included. I would absolutely stay in the Morris House Hotel on my next visit to Philadelphia!

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        The office staff I met, Shannon and Lenkaa, were welcoming, helpful, positive attitude, and a warm professional demeanor.

        Parking. It's available across the street at an adequate garage. I can't think of a practical way to improve it, but perhaps there could be a way to drive up via the side street and drop off/pickup passengers and luggage.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        We enjoyed the historic aspects of the Morris House Hotel. It is ideally located near the historic district also. The staff was most helpful in helping us locate nice restaurants and directing us as we searched sights in the area. The room was lovely and comfortable. We enjoyed a nice breakfast and were delighted that we were able to walk to all the sights in the historic district from this location. Everyone was most accommodating and we would certainly stay again!

      • Couple
        8.8

        The location of the hotel is perfect for all the main attractions and restaurants, bars etc too as its very central. It has lots of character and is very comfortable. The continental breakfast is good but the best part is the free afternoon tea that's available every day including fresh cookies! If the weather's good, there is a pretty little courtyard to sit and enjoy your tea in. Would definitely recommend staying here. We'll be back.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Great hotel & great stay for the price. Concierge was superb, host was wonderful and very accomodating to our family. Carriage house was great room for a family of 5.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        We liked the helpfulness of all staff - first rate thank you! We also liked staying in an historic building which has been carefully restored. Finally, we liked the location - close to all historic city areas.

        We felt that the breakfasts were not up to the standard of the rest of the hotel. Sure, we were supplied with continental breakfast as advertised, but sometimes, towards the end of advertised breakfast times, supplies had become rather sparse - E.G. no cheese left, no yoghurt either (prior to 10.00am). Also for a continental breakfast, choice was poor and limited. The breakfast "component" was not value-for-money.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Morris House Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      225 S.8Th Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Philadelphia
        3300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • 30th Street Station
        1.6 mi
      • Philadelphia, PA Station
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        8.0 mi
      Restaurants
      • M Restaurant (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
        100 ft
      • Ristorante La Buca (cuisine: Italian)
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Independence Hall
        1600 ft
      • Independence National Historical Park
        2200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        15