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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 #10 of 83 Hotels in Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter and I visited Philadelphia in September and chose this hotel for its historic area. I had previously stayed in another hotel in "Old Town" which I had loved, but we decided to try this hotel as it offered us a B&B package. We were both very pleased with the choice. The hotel is small but very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night but I specifically chose this hotel for its location. It is in the heart of Philadelphia and within walking distance of all of the major historical sites. It is on the historical registry for hotels.The outside is adorable with red, white, and blue banners and flower boxes. Parking is a little unusual as they have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived late at night on a Thursday. I called ahead to make sure they were open and we can check in. The woman who answered was frantic and said "please hold, I can do only a few things at a time". We finally arrived at about 11pm. Late but not too late. I pushed the button on the intercom... More 

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Finger Lakes, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Because we needed a comfortable, clean, friendly place with no additional offerings like exercise room and swimming pool, we were very pleased with Best Western PLUS Independence Park Hotel. The location was ideal. The service was as good as one would get from loving family or friends! And the wine & cheese party as well as the breakfast were delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was our first time in Philadelphia. We loved the hotel. Ideal location, extremely nice staff, and wonderful room. The breakfast was okay, not great; I recommend the waffles. We would definitely stay there again and I recommend this hotel to anyone going to Philadelphia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really like old, classical hotels, and this one is on the National Register of Historic Places. One great thing is its location only 1 1/2 blocks from Independence Hall. If you are looking for 'fancy' keep driving. But I like the cozy reception area, the quaint rooms, and the historic feel. I would certainly go back.

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

Wonderful location right in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Friendly hotel staff and the room was very nice. Our stay was for only one night, but we had a great experience. Would stay here again. Very nice, good value.

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

Dear Katherine L, "Wonderful location right in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Friendly hotel staff and the room was very nice." Wow, what a great review. THANKS. Thanks for selecting the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! We loved your review, especially when you wrote; "Would stay here again. Very nice,... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Best Western is nice because it actually has a choice of room, as opposed to all Best Westerns which have only King or Double rooms to choose from. We got a room on the 5th floor (the top floor), which was very large, had a huge TV and a bathtub with jets. The view out the two windows was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I received a phone call from the hotel about two hours after checking out. We had driven to the Amish country by this time. The man (can't remember name) said that the maid found a large amount of cash in the room and management wanted to know if we had left it behind. I asked my friend and she said... More 

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

Dear Alan S, This is a fantastic review and one that truly shows how honest and forthright our employees are at the Independence Park Hotel. Thanks. I am so happy that you posted this review and I am so proud of our team for finding and returning the $182 cash you left behind in your room. We also loved when... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to all the people at the BW independence Park. All was excellent from the warm greetings from the front desk to the quality housekeeping to a great breakfast and to friendly hellos from everyone including the houseman or maintenance man. A special thank you to Lindsey, an overnight front desk worker, who went beyond expectations to make our... More 

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

Dear dekebl, What a great review you posted about the Independence Park Hotel, it certainly looks like you had a great stay with us. Thanks! I enjoyed reading where you wrote, "All was excellent from the warm greetings from the front desk to the quality housekeeping to a great breakfast and to friendly hellos from everyone including the houseman or... More 

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