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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 #10 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rochester, New York
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an appointment at a local hosipital in Philly and wanted a hotel where I could walk everywhere. I looked a bunch of places and decided on Best Western Independence Park. You park outside in hopefully their one loading spot which is really the only awkward part of this experience. Entering the lobby it is small but lovely in appearance... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS HOTEL!! we actually chose the independence park hotel for our wedding block and our friends and family loved it. a cute little boutique hotel with nice size rooms and extremely friendly staff. the breakfast in the morning is great and Suzanne was so wonderful to work with. we even had a bottle of champagne waiting for... More 

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

Dear Dounia S, "LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS HOTEL"...what a great way to start your review of The Independence Park Hotel. Thanks for posting your review on TripAdvisor, for selecting our hotel and for the gracious comments you wrote about our Historic Hotel; they are all very much appreciated! We love hosting wedding parties and your's was certainly a fun group.... More 

Huntingdon, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 5 nights for business trip. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Within walking distance of good restaurants and Independence Park. Very nice dining area with wonderful breakfast buffet. Lobby warm and inviting with fireplace and nice area for relaxation. I would definitely stay at this hotel whether for business or pleasure.

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Cortland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels we have stayed in. Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Nice breakfast buffet. Quiet rooms. Close to 2 Iron Chef Restaurants and many other good eating facilities. Easy walking distance to Independence Park area. Nearby parking garage.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great except for my room was right on Chestnut St. and I could hear everything and everyone outside all night long. It sounded like a riot from 1:30 to 3 AM. People yelling, sirens, and directly across the street is a huge construction site. They do have a "white noise" machine in the room which helps some. If... More 

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

Dear JEANmu59, Well, from the sounds of your review, everything would have been "totally perfect" with your visit, had there not been the city related noise outside our hotel. For this we apologize. Rest assured that the noise you were referring to was not associated with the developing museum across the street, nor was this a normal occurrence on Chestnut... More 

Port Norris, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a free night voucher we earned last summer that needed to be used. I doubted I would be able to use it at this PLUS location but we could and did. Prior to our arrival we received a temporary parking pass via email from the General Manager so that we could check in and unload right out front... More 

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Queens, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here over the Thanksgiving weekend. Pleasant accommodations, friendly staff with parking close to the area which was $16.00 daily with in/out privileges. It is an easy walk to all in the historical area (almost 5 minutes to Independence Hall). The room was small but clean and breakfast is included.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were attending a wedding in the city and stayed one night. The hotel staff was extremely friendly and the hotel and rooms were very clean and comfortable. The lobby area was great for visiting with others in our party and convenient to so much in the area.

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

Dear Amy G, We appreciate your staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and posting such a glowing review about your visit with us. Thanks. We also loved being of service to the rest of your "bridal party" and glad they guests enjoyed socializing in our fireside lobby and our close proximity to your wedding reception venue.... More 

Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good stuff: - Internet is free and FAST, 30mb/s download. In 90% of the hotels, the internet is slow and barely working, paid or otherwise. This is truly amazing. - Location is perfect. You are pretty much walking distance to most places you may want to go. - Nice historic building, very tall ceilings in the room - 24hr coffee... More 

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Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in the Wyndham and Omni, in this same neighborhood , and although we didn't have any major complaints at the other hotels, this Best Western was much better. It was quieter, a more convenient location, cheaper to park, more comfortable, better breakfast, and better value. It was also spotlessly clean. We will be staying at the Best... More 

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

Dear RobynPSU91 You honored us with the title"Best Hotel to Stay in Historic Area" and for this we are very grateful and thrilled! Thanks. Plus, you are a "Senior Contributor" to TripAdvisor and you have also stayed at our neighboring hotels, so it sounds like you know a good hotel when you find one, and we appreciate your gracious comments.... 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*
Number of rooms: 36
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Philadelphia Best Western
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