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BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #7 of 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a charming hotel. As others have said, the location is perfect, the staff is warm and friendly, and the rooms are comfortable. We stayed in a room right next to the elevator – which may have been larger than a typical room. Elevator noise was not a problem at all. Everything was very clean. The room has a... More

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Walpole, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved staying at this hotel. Great location, rooms were clean and comfortable. Historic sights and lots of restaurants nearby. We took advantage of the health club passes which was a nice bonus. Breakfast was average but nicely presented. We used the parking pass through the hotel which we thought was a good value at $16/night and convenient at a... More

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Deland, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a gem. It is centrally located so no need for a rental car. The historical attractions and excellent restaurants are within easy walking distance. It is a popular hotel so make reservations for it and local restaurants early. Rooms are small but very nicely appointed. Breakfast is adequate and the afternoon tea and cookies is a nice... More

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Hastings, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is in a great location if you are planning to tour the historic district of Philadelphia. We were able to walk to all of the sites in the historic district. The hot breakfast was amazing. The rooms were clean and quiet. This is a small hotel with only a few rooms on each floor keeping... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is very nice, centrally located, clean and updated. The stuff is nice and friendly. Morning breakfast is very good. Though, parking at the same location is less expensive on your own. You will not get in and out privileges that you receive with a hotel. However, the location is great and you won't need to take your car... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was wonderful! It is within blocks of many of the major historical monuments: Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross' home, Benjamin Franklin sites, the U.S. Mint, etc. The staff is very helpful! The rooms were great! They had ice cold water with lemon and fresh fruit in the lobby, which we appreciated since we did ALOT of walking... More

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

Dear 4320jdfarmer Wonderful. Great. Helpful... What gracious comments you wrote in your review of the Best Western Independence Park Hotel. Thanks so much. Plus, I am so glad that you found us to be so close to all the major historical sites and that your "kids the Liberty Bell waffle" provided complimentary during breakfast. They are a big hit! Anyway,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the location, the staff is very helpful and the rooms very comfortable. Walking distance to great restaurants, by the Delaware River the Aquarium, great Historical sights and shopping. Also great location to many Galleries and old City neighborhoods.

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fredericksburg, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel for visiting the historical sites. We parked our car on arrival and never used it again until the day we left (3 days). Everything thing was in walking distance. This hotel included hot breakfast every morning and the parking rate was cheaper then the other hotels in the area. This hotel also has an afternoon... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel for its location and we were willing to pay a bit more than usual. Just a few blocks from historic area and restaurants! Be aware that the parking is a block away in a nearby garage....you can unload luggage in front of the hotel and get a pass for parking. ($16 fee) Boutique hotel built in 1850's... More

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St. George, Utah
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is the best feature. You are so close to the historic sites. The breakfast is mediocre. The eggs seemed like they were not real and were re-hydrated freeze dried eggs. I have no idea if there are, but that is what they looked like. There is a waffle making area. The front desk employees were... More

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

Dear imdizzy80 Thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for posting your review on TripAdvisor. I'm pleased that you enjoyed our location and close proximity to the historic sites and that you found our staff "super friendly and helpful", this is always great to hear! I'm sorry you found our complimentary breakfast to be... More

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Address: 235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 3*
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#5 Family Hotel in Philadelphia #9 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia #17 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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If you’re planning to “Visit Philly” this summer, be sure to stay the night at the Independence Park Hotel. We’re located in Philadelphia’s Historic District and the perfect spot to explore the city, catch a ball game, enjoy a show or just have fun! Stay with us and walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin’s Post Office, Betsy Ross’s House, the National Constitution Center and Penn’s Landing. Plus, there are dozens of great restaurants, art galleries and museums to wander through in our historic neighborhood. And if you’re in Philadelphia on business, you will love our convenient location, free high speed Internet, complimentary 24/7 business pulse center and our award winning and pretty delicious complimentary continental breakfast. We are close to many corporate and government headquarters, as well as universities and renowned hospitals. Stay a night or longer and when you do, we promise to take good care of you. So, relax and enjoy our stunning architecture and host of complimentary modern comforts, designed to exceed today's demanding traveler needs. Make the most of your visit to Philadelphia, stay at Independence Park Hotel. Come be our guest! ... more   less 
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