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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 2 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was great, just a couple of blocks from the river and one block from Independence Hall. Safe area. The staff was exceedingly polite and helpful, even to the point that I'd stay there again even if I wasn't satisfied with the hotel. Free full breakfast available every morning. Rooms are a good size and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I come to front desk to check in but they have no reservation for me. Lindsay was very helpful in trying to locate one. she say she can check expedia for me and she check computer. No reservation but I no I made one at expedia.com. she called expedia and even let me get on phone with them. She no... More

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Argyle, New York, Usa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel was in perfect location for walking sightseeing tours. Room was tiny room 403 asked for upgrade but didn't have any for the 2 night stay, we were there to sight see not hang out in room so fine. Breakfast area was very nice and breakfast good. Got the see philly package cheaper to buy on your own then hotel... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a penchant for old especially old with a little bit of history married to it. Best Western Independence Park Hotel is located in the heart of everything that is old and historical in Philadelphia. The building is was owned by the Elliot family, was used as a a furniture store. It was built way back in 1856. If... More

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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my family over Labor Day weekend. It was a throw back to the history of Philadelphia. Centrally located to everything. Upon walking in, the lobby, needless to say was beautiful. Well appointed. What I absolutely loved was while there over the weekend, every time we came in, the overnight agent (wish I could remember everyone's names) was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amongst all hotels we walked in to ask about their rate (8-10 approx) this was the only one where we felt welcomed. Lynn is simply a gem. She gladly made an effort to keep us in the hotel. If we were hotel owners/managers she would be our best asset! She informed us about the area, offered to help us with... More

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San Antonio, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt like we had walked through the door and stepped back in time. The decor was authentic and had the feeling of home. Within walking distance of most of the historic sites. Staff was prepared to meet any need that we could have had. Excellent breakfast choices. Hated to leave and will definitely go back again our next trip,... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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