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The Independent

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1234 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Formerly The Inn on Locust)
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Herndon, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the location very nice area with lots of food choices close- room was nice. Only complaint was the shower was a tad dirty. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Parking is down the street but easy to find.

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Bronx, New York, United States
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Independent twice in one month and this has become my go-to hotel in Philly. The staff is so welcoming and accommodating. The rooms are nice sized and always clean and well-equipped to meet your needs. They provide a free continental breakfast which helps when you're on your way to a business meeting (you can take... More 

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Michelle W, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and comment on you resent stay. It's so wonderful to read how much you enjoyed your stay and how the staff help make your stay comfortable. I also want to thank you for the kind words. I hope you will come back and visit us soon. Thanks... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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108 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second stay at the Independent. Although the room was smaller and street noise on Saturday night was loud, it once again offers a convenient location from which to explore Philly. The room has nice amenities and the bed is comfortable. HVAC works well. The room is very well maintained and kept very clean. Great shower heads, quality... More 

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear DCDoctor, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so happy you continue choosing to stay with us. We enjoyed having you with us. We hope you will continue to keep making us your home away from home. Thanks again for your great comments. We will see you soon.... More 

Milford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was huge and I loved the aesthetic. Overall satisfied with everything, but the staff was the highlight. Very helpful, very friendly, and they supplied us with extra amenities around every aspect of our stay. Rate was good too, I'd recommend to anyone.

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Thank Dylan M
Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Dylan, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and happy that the staff was attentive to your needs. We strive on giving our guest the best experience. Thank you again for the great comments and we hope the next... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to the Independent for an "escape" weekend to go to the Book of Mormon. Very helpful staff and a lovely room. Excellent value and great location. Would recommend to anyone coming to Center City Philadelphia who wants a "signature" event instead of a boring hotel.

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear delawarefolks2106, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so happy to read how much you loved your weekend getaway and we are pleased the staff was able to help you enjoy your stay as well. Thanks again for choosing us and sharing your experience. We hope to see... More 

Queretaro, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic staff, place and location. You are treated by your name ! Staff recognizes you and smile. That´s for me the difference. Location, services, furniture may be the same in different hotels. Without any doubt I will return to this nice hotel when in Phily.

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Aandradeg, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so proud to read the notes you left about our staff. We strive to do the best job we can and comments like yours are greatly appreciated. I've shared your comments with all of our staff and I know they... More 

ny
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at the Independent. The room and bathroom were spacious and clean, decorated tastefully and *swoon* for the l'Occitane toiletries. The front desk was helpful, friendly and professional. The location was perfect, right in the middle of everything, a stone's throw from great restaurants and bars. Other reviewers were right-request a room at the rear of the... More 

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Mezzasega , Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so happy that you enjoy our boutique hotel and the amenities. We are so pleased the staff was able to help make your stay comfortable. We strive to give our guests the best stay. We hope the next time... More 

Mt Mee
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56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Return visit. Spacious room on Level 5. Staff very attentive and knowledgable. Walking distance to historic sections as well as modern Philly. Free happy hour during the week is a great little socialiser.

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear BobMtMee, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on your resent stay. We are so pleased you had a memorable stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Sincerely, Kamilah Short More 

Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but we will be back and we truly enjoyed our stay. We arrived and John was there to welcome us and gave us all the informations we needed ans more. Their attention to details, the beautiful room with high ceiling. The breakfast delivered to the room was great. Located in a great area close to... More 

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Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Maude311, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your resent visit and commenting on you stay. We are so happy to read how much you enjoyed your stay and how the staff (John GM) was able to help you with your needs and to make your stay comfortable. We are so glad you like our unique style at our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Good - Nicely styled room. Bad - Air con way too noisy and rattling to use when attempting to sleep. Staff were ok but nothing like I would expect in a boutique hotel . ie Nolitan in Soho New York. Lots of noise from street below as no attempt to soundproof / reduce noise through old window. Missing curtain that... More 

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Thank Ed G
Kamilah S, Front Office Manager at The Independent, responded to this review

Dear Ed G, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience about your stay at our boutique hotel. Our main customer service goal is to meet guests needs and satisfaction. I do hope that you will communicate with me directly via email at kamilah.short@theindependenthotel.com. I sincerely hope that you will contact me. Hope to hear from you soon. Sincerely, Kamilah Short More 

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