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Higher Ground Hotel

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200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I visited Independence and Kansas City to see the sites. The Higher Ground Hotel had kind staff and a great breakfast. The hotel was neat and ideally located. We highly recommend it and will return to this hotel when visiting the area again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel based on online information and location. Upon arrival, we were pleasantly surprised by how lovely our room was and how friendly the owners were. This was a first stop for us on a road trip further south. For our return trip, later in the week we hadn't booked a room yet. After staying one night, we... More 

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Le Petit-Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We totally love this place, everybody was so friendly, everything was so delightful, from clean room, to delicious breakfast, kind management, cable TV, wi-fi super fast, helpful computer service!! Closer to Kansas City without all the trafic of a big city!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Historic hotel full of kind staff and great food. The home of Harry Truman is across the street. They put on a fun "murder-mystery" weekend through which you can learn about the life of this pivotal figure in American history.

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Dallas, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed here pre and post KC Chiefs football game. Quiet out of the way. Very easy and fast directions to and from Arrowhead stadium provided by the hotel. This is NOT a party hotel! Needed passcode to get in/out of hotel but felt safe in area. Great surprise of Keurig coffee maker in room. Bed was... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife celebrated 27 years of marriage with the "Time Out for You" package at Higher Ground. The staff was excellent and the stay wonderful. Walking distance to the downtown square. The couples massage was very relaxing. Great getaway! We would definitely stay here again.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

(I heard it described as "too big for a B&B and too small for a hotel") was very clean, nicely appointed, and a good value. Rooms are a nice size w/ a small sitting area (there are also large gathering areas on several floors), desk w/ chair, wi-fi; dresser/credenza w/ relatively large screen TV, single serve coffee maker (& many... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As others said, the location was perfect for our visit. The building was welcoming and very clean. We were traveling with relatives so we had two spacious, well- appointed rooms Beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and much better than most chain hotels. The owners were friendly and very accommodating as we had to change our reservation at the... More 

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Herington, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My friends and I happened upon this little hotel - and are very glad we did. Extremely clean, quiet, eclectic with friendly proprietors and staff. Reasonably priced too! Tell your friends! We'll be going back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is in a quiet location across the street from the Truman Home and just a short drive from the Truman Presidential Library. The owners are very kind and helpful. I had googed when making the reservation and the lady at the front desk very graciously helped me resolve my problem. The king bedroom was spacious comfortable and overlooked... More 

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