US$136 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 30 Apr 2015 Check-out 1 May 2015

Morris House Hotel

3 stars
View map of 225 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
2 reviews
An outstanding location. Spectacularly

An outstanding location. Spectacularly clean. Great staff. A well-kept secret. Must be lovely... See full review

  • Gerald
  • 8 Feb 2011
One night stopover

Really enjoyed the old town ambience and charm of the hotel. Amenities are scored lower purely... See full review

  • JohnED
  • 23 Sep 2013
Flaunting a charming atmosphere, the Morris House Hotel Philadelphia is a luxury boutique hotel offering an enchanting getaway amidst a cosy 18th century setting, which features modern luxuries.
General

The beautiful garden located in the hotel enables you to host small weddings, corporate retreats, meetings and events of all kinds for groups ranging from 20 to 120 guests.
Location

The Morris House Hotel is located in the historic district of Philadelphia known as Society Hill, just 2 blocks from some of the nation's most important landmarks such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The Convention Center is just a 10-minute walk, while elegant restaurants, the theatre district and the lively South Street with its unique shops, are all a short walk away.
Dining

A very delicious Continental breakfast is served to the delight of guests every morning in the beautiful atmosphere of the hotel. You can also enjoy afternoon tea along with refreshments in the lovely dining rooms.
Rooms

Each of the 15 rooms in Morris House Hotel are decorated with individual charm and remarkable attention has been given to the smallest of details. All the rooms are a source of absolute comfort and offer a perfect retreat for guests to relax at the end of a busy day.

Morris House Hotel Rooms

Large Suite
A spacious extended suite with a separate living room and bedroom. This cozy suite is modernly designed with hardwood floors in the living room area. Bedroom area offers queen size bed, bedside tables, large closet and a plasma TV. The bedroom door opens to the living room connecting to the kitchen and dining area. Living room is garlanded with a comfortable couch, cocktail table and guest chairs. Large bathroom is connected to the bedroom and separated by door. This gorgeous, marble bathroom has a Jacuzzi bathtub and a separate shower.
Luxury Room
The room offers 1 Queen size bed with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV,Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron/Ironing board, Non-smoking rooms, Radio, Room service, Telephone.

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Concierge
Internet
WiFi

Hotel Map

39.9474 -75.1544
Area served
Philadelphia.
Nearby airports
Philadelphia International Airport.
Area description
The Morris House, built in 1787, is located in the historic district of Philadelphia known as Society Hill, just two blocks from some of nation's most important landmarks such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The Convention Centre is just a 10 - minute walk.

Nearby points of interest

  • Independence Hall: 0.4 km
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.4 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.6 km
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.6 km
  • Christ Church: 0.7 km
  • National Constitution Center: 0.8 km
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 km
  • Arden Theatre Company: 1 km
  • Masonic Temple: 1 km
  • Fireman's Hall: 1.2 km
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 1.2 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.2 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.4 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.6 km
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.8 km
  • Independence Hall: 0.4 km
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.4 km
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.6 km
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.6 km
  • Christ Church: 0.7 km
  • National Constitution Center: 0.8 km
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 km
  • Arden Theatre Company: 1 km
  • Masonic Temple: 1 km
  • Fireman's Hall: 1.2 km
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 1.2 km
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.2 km
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.4 km
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.6 km
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.8 km
  • Mutter Museum: 2 km
  • The Franklin Institute: 2 km
  • The Barnes Foundation: 2.1 km
  • Rodin Museum: 2.3 km
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 2.7 km
  • The Palestra: 3 km
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 3 km
  • Penn Museum: 3.2 km
  • University of Pennsylvania: 3.2 km
  • Liacouras Center: 3.6 km
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 4.6 km
  • Citizens Bank Park: 4.8 km
  • Veterans Stadium: 5.3 km
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 5.3 km
  • Wells Fargo Center: 5.4 km
  • Please Touch Museum: 5.8 km
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 6.6 km
  • Morris Arboretum: 17.1 km
  • Franklin Field: 3,955.2 km
  • Hagan Arena: 5,979.3 km

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
15:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Morris House Hotel

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
2 out of 2
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.5
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Review of Morris House Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JohnED
Business
Dublin, Ireland
23 Sep 2013

One night stopover

Really enjoyed the old town ambience and charm of the hotel. Amenities are scored lower purely because of the nature of the building and it is not a criticism. Staff were exceptionally warm, friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there when visiting Philadelphia again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Morris House Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Gerald
Business
Not Provided
8 Feb 2011

An outstanding location. Spectacularly

An outstanding location. Spectacularly clean. Great staff. A well-kept secret. Must be lovely in the spring too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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