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Higher Ground Hotel

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200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050
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Rating summary
  • 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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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great room with a lovely view of the garden. Very clean, comfortable; good free breakfast. Our host provided map with easy traffic-free directions to Kaufman stadium. We will definitely stay at Higher Ground again.

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

Higher Ground Hotel is owned and run by independent owners. The decor is bright and cheery. You will not feel like you are in a ordinary hotel with long halls and no windows. Our room overlooked the garden with 2 blooming trees. Every detail of the room was thought out and delightful. Even the bars of soap were shaped to... More 

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Olivet, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was off the usual beaten path of highway hotels and was lovely. Small, very clean, quiet and the owners were very friendly. Did I mention quiet? We would definitely return. The hotel is across the street from President Harry Truman's house, and next door to the Noland home, another national landmark. The hotel is within three blocks of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 March 12, 2015

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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