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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 82 hotels in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the best hotel experiences we've had in the last 10 years, if not the best. The staff made every effort to take care of us. It's within walking distance of the historic area. The hotel was exceptionally clean and tidy. It was tastefully appointed. The complimentary breakfast was one of the best we've ever had. The... More

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Midlothian, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable beds and pillows. Excellent provisions for linens. Beautifully decorated. The reservations and check in process had too many glitches that could have easily been avoided. Very convenient location for all places I needed to be at in the city.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived with our family of 4 only to find out that every time we left the hotel or came back we had to use, and setup ourselves, the manual ramps for a wheelchair. Our room was very small, not well maintained and next to a construction site that started at 7 am. After a very disappointing "hot breakfast" we... More

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

Dear Teri C I'm sorry that we did not meet or exceed your expectations at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for this I apologize. Being a historic hotel in a historic portion of Philadelphia, several of your concerns are a challenge. We do have several larger guest rooms, so keep this in mind for your next visit. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel was perfect for our visit. Very convenient location. The parking garage was only a block away. All attractions were within a couple blocks. We really enjoyed the breakfast, the all day fruit bowl and water canister and the afternoon cookies

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small hotel, a little run down. Free breakfast was a plus. But construction across the street will continue for a long while and started at 7:30 am. Very limited staff, though very helpful. Not a very kid friendly hotel.

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Mamer, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The objective was Best Western museum, but unfortunately closed... So we went to the one in the historical center. Without any reservation the lady at the counter managed to find us one room for three nights. The first contact was very friendly. The room was perfect like it can be in an old traditional Best Western. The location of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Philly for a wedding. Hotel was very decent. Clean and fairly well maintained. Our first room was an interior, and we had to switch as it remakes of smoke and tiny to boot. The staff quickly swapped us to a -08 room in the back of the house. Great daylight view, roomie, and no construction noise. Great location... More

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

First time in Philadelphia, hotel is centrally located with easy access to sights, restaurants, and baseball stadium. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good. Hotel has a very Philadelphia feeling, colonial.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well maintained hotel. It is within walking distance of most of the major historic sights. The bed was comfortable, the staff was very pleasant and the breakfast was good. We enjoyed the Wednesday night cheese and wine in the lobby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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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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