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BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel

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235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Ranked #8 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sheppton, United States
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice hotel, nice staff - very helpful. Rooms are small but was expected. Hotel was overpriced due to event at Penn's Landing for the weekend. In a great location - plenty of attractions within a few steps. Bed wasn't very comfortable. Breakfast was good.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was ideal for walking to Independence Hall and The Liberty Bell. The bed was comfy and the furnishing were authentic and historic, but the courtyard view was disappointing, as was the breakfast. The parking garage was two blocks away and the 24 garage price was cheaper than the hotel cost for parking. The staff was very helpful, but... More 

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Sacramento, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful location for pedestrian access to tourist sites and food/beverage places. Staff was friendly and helpful. The extra bed for our daughter was set up prior to arrival. It was quiet even though there was construction across the street. We had been told about the construction prior to our arrival. Room was clean with small refrigerator and microwave. They had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only in town for a night to watch a game, A quick in and out as we took in the history, the nightlife and the food! Our stay here was good, the staff friendly and beds comfortable. The rooms were small and boutique-ish, but more than enough room for 2 and our small suitcases. The foyer was lovely and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very kind and helpful staff. If you meet Joe, he will make your day all the time. In general, all the staff members were friendly and kind. Also, I always like BW for the conveniently structured facilities of the bedroom and bathroom, and this hotel didn't disappoint me in that regard. Just one thing I was not so comfortable was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stayed at the Independence Park Best Western. It was fun to stay in an historic building. The staff were friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the free breakfast, and there was plenty of seating. Parking was just around the corner. The location was great for exploring all the historic parts of Philadelphia. Lots of restaurants nearby too--gelato next... More 

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Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Independence Park hotel for 2 nights in May. I found the rates to be very reasonable and the staff, incredibly helpful and friendly as they advised me on the easiest ways to get to and from various sites in the city. The hotel is in a wonderful historic part of the city - Old City -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was priced much lower than neighboring hotels. I booked it on BW's website. It is located ~2-3 blocks from Independence Hall. A very easy walk... The hotel was built in the 1850's and originally housed a doll manufacturing business. The rooms & bathrooms were large, clean, & tastefully decorated. It is 5 stories. It has a neat feel... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Tall Ships at Penn's Landing. This hotel was great, walkable distance (with a 6 year old) to the event. It was a bit pricey but I think that was due to the event. The free wifi, complimentary hot breakfast, and afternoon tea were all great bonus'. I would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at the this Best Western. Hotel location was centrally located and walking distance to most of the sights. Room was clean and comfortable. Very quiet room. Breakfast was good with a lot of variety. Housekeeping staff did a great job. Front desk was very responsive and friendly when we needed anything. We would... More 

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InnsOfDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day Debbie W Thanks for selecting the Best Western and for posting such a glowing review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and you found our hotel to be "centrally located and walking distance to most of the sights". We agree, thanks. Plus, I am happy that... More 

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