Morris House Hotel, Philadelphia
|225 South 8th Street, 19106, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES.|
Description: Morris House HotelThis registered national historic landmark has been renovated into a luxury boutique hotel which offers the coziness of a bed and breakfast in an 18th Century setting, combined with the luxuries of today.
Morris House, built in 1787, is located in the historic district of Philadelphia known as Society Hill, just two blocks from some of their nation's most important landmarks such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Three major hospitals are all within 3 blocks, and the Convention Center is just a 10 minute walk away. World class restaurants, the theatre district, and the famous lively South Street with its unique shops, are all a short walk away.
Type of rooms: Morris House HotelFifteen unique deluxe rooms are all equipped with private bathrooms with a shower and/or bath, air conditioning, phones, high quality 600 count cotton sheets, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobes, 24/7 front desk service, hairdryers, AM/FM clock radio,TV and smoke alarms, and turn down service with Godiva chocolates. Irons and ironing boards are available upon request, and all windows open for fresh air.
All rooms will have bottled water, Godiva demitasse chocolate squares, and a fresh flower to welcome you.
IN ROOM AMENITIES UPON YOUR ARRIVAL: A new service is available now where you can pre reserve our wonderful Godiva Chocolates and our special artesian Norwegian Voss water, to be presented in your room upon arrival. If this is an interest to you, please either call us or e-mail us to place an order.
Additional information: Morris House Hotel
All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms with a shower and/or bath, air conditioning, phones, hairdryers, CD AM/FM clock radio, and smoke alarms. Irons and ironing boards are available upon request, and all windows open for fresh air. If you are traveling with your laptop, complimentary wireless high speed internet access is available. In-room service is also available.
Parking - There is convenient parking across the street from the hotel. The garage entrance is on 8th street, between Walnut and Locust Streets. The fee for 24 hours is $25.00. For this parking garage only, The Morris House Hotel will validate your parking ticket for 15% discount.
Special events - As the only hotel in Center City Philadelphia with a private garden, they specialize in hosting small weddings, bar mitzvahs, corporate retreats, meetings and events of all kinds.
Dining - fine dining available both indoors and outdoors in their own magnificent garden. The menu is designed by internationally trained chef, David Katz, who offers daily entrees with extraordinary originality. The "M" offers a modern menu of tantalazing dishes and indulgence to guests and local patrons alike. Breakfast is served from 7:00am to 10:00am.
Morris House is a historic landmark, and to preserve and maintain its historic significance no elevator is present and no pets of any kind are allowed. Guests can be accommodated either on second or third floor and children are welcome with a parent or guardian. The entire building is non-smoking.
Number of rooms: 15
Official category: 3 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1787.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: English, Czech, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: Master Card, Visa, American Express.
Restaurant closed: Two dining rooms with original fireplaces offer a continental breakfast each morning.
GPS Coordinates: 39° 56' 50.65'' N 75° 9' 14.94'' W
Nearest airport: PHL - 25 mi.