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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this was a very nice place to stay. Room was a nice size, comfortable bed and pillows. It included a keurig coffee maker and view of their beautiful garden. We enjoyed the garden after dinner with a bottle of wine. A hot breakfast was included that was pretty good. The bread they served for toast was wonderful. You don't find... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in Independence to visit the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and needed a place to stay for one night. We booked this place after reading about it on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. This place is quiet and spotlessly clean. It is tastefully decorated and the garden is stunning. We walked to dinner and breakfast (we did... More 

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New Berlin, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the cutest place to stay. Beautiful antique furniture around and in hotel rooms. Sitting areas throughout hotel and amazingly relaxing garden outdoors. The hosts are super nice and friendly. The hotel is bright and vibrant I just cannot say enough about this place. Kuerig coffee makers in the room, hair dryer and deliciuos breakfast in the morning. Great... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent one night at the Higher Ground Hotel, after being on the road for 10 hours en route to St. Louis. When we checked in, they gave us and our traveling companions the two rooms on the third floor that over look the garden on the property! We really enjoyed walking around it and then later on, while... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a trip to visit some presidential libraries. This one is in a perfect location for The Truman Library and Truman home. In fact it is right across the street from the Truman home and just a few blocks from the Library. It is also in a quiet mostly residential area. I was told this was a former... More 

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Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent two days at the Higher Ground Hotel and I just can't say enough good things about it. I can honestly say that it was one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed at. I love the fact that it is not a chain and that it is run by a couple that take pride in everything... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Higher Ground Hotel while doing research at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library. It is a nice, clean, quiet place to stay in Independence, Missouri. It is close to the center of town and the Truman Library and other tourist attractions and good restaurants. The people who run the hotel are very pleasant and knowledgeable... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This very lovely hotel, across the street from the home of President Truman was a wonderfully charming, historical location of Independence, Missouri. The owners have tended to every detail to make it homey, yet beautiful. I loved the garden and the sitting areas inside the hotel. Our room was decorated so nicely, I enjoyed returning to it each day of... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The accommodations at Higher Ground in Independence MO was superb. More like a B & B than a motel. Good food, safe neighborhood, clean, spacious, friendly, and, across the street from Harry Truman's home.

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Loved staying at this little hotel in Independence!! The decor is one of a kind and you'll cherish your stay. The breakfast is (free) amazing along with the staff. We had a king size room and the bed was very comfy. Can't wait to visit again :)

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