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BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites

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2100 Swan Lake Boulevard, Independence, IA 50644-2760 (Formerly Country Inn & Suites Independence)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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DK, Denmark
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and cosy hotel with very friendly and helpfull staff. Facilities not the most modern, however, everything is working and the hotel is clean. 15-20 minutes walk to the conference center - good morning exercise.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a positive review about your stay at our hotel! We are excited to begin telling all of our travelers that this year we will be meeting with the Best Western professional Design Team to discuss brand new updates and renovations for the next year! We are looking forward to all of the fun and beautiful changes... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was very clean (bathroom was exceptionally clean), desk staff (both day and night) were extremely pleasant, and breakfast was nice (I drink tea and they had an impressive selection!). Highly recommend!

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review about our hotel! We really appreciate your generous compliments and as tea drinkers ourselves, we LOVE that you noticed our wide variety and fun selection! We hope to see you again when your travels bring you to the Independence area! More 

Reedsburg, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here six nights in the past three months. The rooms are very modern and clean. The rooms are very quiet. The staff is always very friendly and helpful and I really enjoy there free breakfasts. It is a great place to stay and I would recommend it to anyone. Dan

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such an awesome review about our hotel!! Our entire team goes out of their way to ensure that each guest receives a clean, comfortable room and fantastic customer service! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast and we think this is one of the things that... More 

Independence, IA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel every time we are in town to visit his family. We've never had a problem during our stay. Rooms are nice for a mid-priced hotel chain and staff has always been very attentive. Rooms are always VERY clean. Prices have increased during the past year - but it's still a decent... More 

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the generous compliments regarding our rooms and our front desk and housekeeping team! We take pride in offering our friends and family of Independence a great place to stay at an affordable price and as always we make sure that we maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and friendliness. The summer wedding season can get... More 

Independence, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

staff was great! 2nd and 3rd shift front desk staff very helpful and tentative. Did not interact with 1st shift desk staff person but sure she was great as well. Always a great time and stay at the hotel! Will definitely be back!

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great compliments about our hotel and staff, we thrive on providing each guest with a wonderful experience here while they are away from home! Our number one goal is for each guest to walk away remarking about our clean rooms, amazing breakfast options, and friendly customer service. We hope that we will have an opportunity... More 

DesMoines, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The staff was very helpful. They assisted in my tv programming because my remote didnt work. Their workout room was clean. One of the pieces didnt work correctly which was of course the one I wanted to use but It was ok. They had several machines and the elliptical worked just fine.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay at our hotel and thank you for bringing to my attention the issues with the equipment in the fitness room so that I can have our servicer come a take a look at it. I am happy to hear that our front desk team was able... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Much nicer than expected for a small town close to bigger Waterloo/CF. Had King Suite. As nice as Embassy Suites. Good access to interstate. Decent hot breakfast. Pleasant helpful staff. Nice small workout room and pool/hot tub. Clean. No complaints. Will return.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We really appreciate your compliments about our hotel! We work hard to provide our guests with each of the things you mentioned and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post about them online. We hope to see you back when your travels return you to the area! Have a Happy New Year! More 

Independence, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This was a very clean and quiet hotel. The free breakfast was excellent! The rooms were very clean and modern. The TV channel selection was very good!l The check-in employees were very helpful for check-in.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and all of the compliments about our hotel, we truly appreciate it very much!! We strive to be the best hotel with the cleanest rooms, best customer service, great breakfast, and a reasonable price. We hope that when anyone is visiting in or around the Independence area that we are their first... More 

Bettendorf, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I stay at the Best Western Plus in Independence when I travel home to visit family. I have always had a great experience. I think some of the rooms are a bit overpriced, but my experience has always been excellent.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very fortunate to have so many great reviews here on TripAdvisor and I greatly appreciate you adding your experience. We are happy to hear that you visit us often while you are in Independence; it is our pleasure to be able to provide the guests our our town with a beautiful, comfortable place... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent. Rooms were clean, quiet and in good shape. Staff was very helpful (and recommended two very nice restaurants) and cordial. This will be a mainstay whenever I am in the area. I have recommended this motel to all my coworkers who also travel.

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Manager16105, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We really appreciate the generous compliments about our hotel and staff and we are happy to hear that your experience here was pleasant and cause to return again! Our number one goal is to provide a clean, comfortable room in a beautiful facility at a competitive rate and to provide outstanding customer service to each and every one of our... More 

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