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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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Independence, Missouri
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the opportunity to have an extended stay at Higher Ground. It quickly became a home away from home. Comfortable, quiet, clean, all that I had hoped for, but when it came to accommodating--the half had not been told! As I observed the owners, Kay and Marita, it was obvious this place is over the top! Kay was not... More 

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Salem, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and i and and another couple traveled to the Kansas City area for the Rolling Stones Concert. I booked rooms at Higher Ground Hotel because they were a reasonable taxi distance from Arrowhead Stadium. We found a beautiful hidden gem! Even the taxi driver wasn't aware that the hotel was there. The hotel is small and doesn't have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for nights while visiting family in Independence. Across the stree from Harry Trumans home and close to the Presidential Library. It is also close to the family we were visiting. Very clean and comfortable. I would recommend to anyone to give this Hotel a try. We had a sky light in our room! Coffe was great with... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were visiting for the Slavic Festival held in nearby Sugar Creek and this hotel was recommended. Very close to Independence sites. Directly across the street from Harry Truman's home, this church office building was very successfully converted into a boutique hotel. There is a "community" living room on each floor with library, television and computer. Our room was very... More 

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Royersford, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was graduating from the near by Community of Christ Seminary and my family was coming in from out of town for the event (I'm from out of town too). we were very comfortable in our huge corner room. The place was very quiet (it is a converted office building). It has a beautiful garden and just a few blocks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were very pleased with this hotel for so many reasons! The owners were so friendly and pleasant that we were immediately at ease and assured of a great stay. The decor was tasteful, well-planned,and would compare to higher priced hotels. We spent extra time just walking around to see how nicely the owners had decorated the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Overall stay was very nice. Hotel is tucked away across the street from Truman's summer home, and is quiet. Parking is in the rear, but plenty of spaces for the guests. Room was large and very clean. Could use more outlets in the room, but we managed. Front staff at check in was wonderful and friendly. Breakfast was slightly above... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I recently stayed at the Higher Ground Hotel. It is situated right across from the Truman Residence and is within reasonable walking distance to the Independence Square. We found the accommodations quite intriguing as it was originally a mid-century office building, colorfully converted to a comfortable, clean and reasonably priced hotel. The breakfast was nothing fancy--just fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

It is indeed across the street from Truman house. Convenient for reaching other area sites. Very clean although does have floor plan reminiscent of a former nursing home. Owners very friendly. Hot breakfast was most welcome. Beautiful garden in back with the koi pond. Rainy while we were there but would've been lovely sitting in that garden.

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Converted office building done well - clean, well-appointed rooms. The owners were helpful and courteous. Breakfast complete and fresh. The hotel is across from Truman's home and near historic city center. Truman Library is a few miles south. Easy access.

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