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Highly Rated, Must-Stay Cheap Philly Hotels

Philadelphia is annually named one of the greatest US cities to visit for its incredible culture and historic landmarks. With all of its iconic attractions and tourist destinations, lodging in the city can be expensive. This list highlights the top 15 cheap hotels in Philly, all conveniently located in safe neighborhoods! 

1. Alexander Inn: Cheap Philly Hotel with Best Service

Quaint yet classy, the Alexander Inn is one of Philadelphia’s best-hidden gems. Located less than a mile from the famed Liberty Bell, this is a budgetary diamond you’ll be hard-pressed to find in other big cities. 

With customer service that is second to none, you won’t only find your stay as hospitable as possible, but it also includes some of the best and friendliest services of any hotel in Philly. Oh, and guess what? Alexander Inn is also pet friendly!

Amenities:

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning

Ratings (Out of 10)

  • Booking.com 8.5
  • Expedia.com 9.0
  • Hotels.com 9.0

Overall Score: 8.7

2. Morris House Hotel: Best Historic Cheap Hotel in Philadelphia

It can be better to avoid rolling with a national hotel chain when you’re looking for affordability. Sometimes you get lucky and find that lodging diamond such as Morris House Hotel, a 15-room boutique hotel in a landmark building that comes equipped with a lovely garden and uniquely decorated rooms. The ambiance alone makes this historic stay one of the best cheap hotels in Philly!

Morris House is another rare hotel offering afternoon tea with homemade cookies, delicious ones at that. There are no elevators at the old Morris House, but the floors are accessible by stairs and each room has a view of either the city or the garden (or both).

Amenities:

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Meeting
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People Are Booking In At Hotels Just For The Air Con Ahead Of Monday And Tuesday Scorcher

People have opted to booking hotel rooms with air conditioning as temperatures are forecast to reach 40°C in parts of England on Monday and Tuesday.

Many people have taken to Twitter to share their tips and tricks for surviving the heatwave. Besides the predictable suggestion to stay in the shade, drink water, and keep the blinds closed, some have also recommended booking hotel rooms with air con or working in a hotel lobby rather than from home.

People have been sharing their top tips to keep cool during the ongoing heat wave. Credit: Alamy
People have been sharing their top tips to keep cool during the ongoing heat wave. Credit: Alamy

One person said they have found a hotel with air con to get them through the heatwave as regular UK homes are not prepared to withstand the temperatures.

However, the account also warned: “Many can’t afford that. People and pets will die.”

Assad Tannous (@AsennaWealth) said he has already had to move to a hotel with air con in London when it reached highs of 32°C.

“Problem in the UK is hardly anyone has air con,” he shared on Twitter.

Ann Chapman (@LeFuzzyOtter) asked for recommendation on hotels with an outdoor pool and air con to stay in until Tuesday as she is ‘tempted to hunker down somewhere’ while the heat is at its strongest.

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People are booking in at hotels for the air con today as UK hits record temperatures

18 July 2022, 10:06

Brits are turning to hotels, churches and supermarkets as the country hits 40C today.

People in the UK are turning to hotels, churches and supermarkets during the heatwave.

Hotel bookings have surged this week, with guests booking in just to enjoy air conditioning.

The Met Office recently issued a red weather warning for extreme heat, urging people to stay inside as much as possible.

But with temperatures set to reach 40C in some parts of the country, people are now booking cheap hotels such as Premier Inn and Travelodge so they can sleep with air con.

People are booking into Premier Inn's this week
People are booking into Premier Inn’s this week.

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Alamy


One person admitted on Twitter: “About 10 mins away from booking a hotel so I can sleep with air con.”

Another wrote: “Booking into the Premier Inn as we speak for a few days of air con.”

“Anyone in London want to go halves on a hotel with aircon Mon and Tues night?!,” someone else asked.

While a fourth person said: “We are looking at setting records here in the UK this week. Likely 40°C (104°F). Almost no one has air conditioning and our infrastructure is not designed for this heat. I’ve found a hotel with air con to get me through this. Many can’t afford that. People and pets will die.”

A spokesman for Premier Inn added: “There is high demand for all our rooms at the moment.”

People are seeking relief from the heat
People are seeking relief from the heat.

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The booking website, Hotels.com, is even offering its followers the chance to win a one-night stay with air con.

This comes as the Government issued 11 new guidelines as a ‘national emergency’ is officially declared.

The Government’s Level 4 alert says the heat could have impacts

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5 Luxury Hotels Where You Can Sleep Alfresco

Christian Horan Photography/Courtesy Four Seasons Anguilla

Christian Horan Photography/Courtesy Four Seasons Anguilla

Who says that one needs to compromise on luxury when interacting with nature? In efforts to be more conscious of the environment, many eco-conscious hotels are providing travelers with more nature-friendly options during their stay. One cool way hotels are allowing their guest to interact with the nature around them is through alfresco-style rooms. For a memorable experience in nature, spend a night sleeping alfresco at one of these five incredible hotels.

La Valise Tulum, Mexico

La Valise Tulum is an 11-room luxury boutique hotel in South Tulum. The hotel allows each guest to experience some of Mexico’s best views thanks to both its beachfront and jungle view rooms.

Booking.com

Booking.com

For a night under the stars with the sound of crashing waves around you, guest can book their master suite, which comes with a king-size bed that rolls out onto the balcony. The master suite is built under a massive palapa roof and comes with its own private entrance with direct beach access.

Singita Lebombo Lodge, South Africa

Singita.com

Singita.com

Singita Lebombo Lodge in  South Africa is perfect for safarigoers who want to enjoy the privacy of their own room with air conditioning and the option to sleep outside.

Every room at the lodge has a private balcony with a large daybed for prime animal viewing. Upon request, staff can turn the balcony bed into an outdoor oasis with high-thread-count sheets, a fluffy comforter, and a mosquito net. The balconies are optimally positioned to catch fiery sunrise views, and it’s common to spot elephants, baboons, crocodiles, and more.

Adrère Amellal, Egypt

Priorworld.com

Priorworld.com

 

Adrère Amellal is an eco-friendly lodge in Siwa Oasis, a nine-hour car ride from Cairo. The property is not dependent on electricity, air conditioning, or room service but instead on

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