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Higher Ground Hotel

2.5 of 5 200 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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Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

(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 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Utah
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19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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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Carlisle, PA
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We chose this hotel because it was close to Truman Library where we planned to spend the entire day. This hotel is across the street from Truman home. Historic Independence is delightful and worth some time to explore. The hotel is an older building but very clean and comfortable. The decorating is eclectic and charming. The lower level is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We had four adults traveling together. We got a room with 2 king beds. The room was very spacious and clean. The beds were great. Breakfast was delicious and everyone was so pleasant. There is a beautiful little garden on one side of the hotel and it is across the street from Harry Truman's home and very close to other... More

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Reno, Nevada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Repurposed hotel...previously a church office bldg. Directly across from Truman home but you will need to drive to the Historic Downtown and Truman Library. By the way, leave 2 or 3 hours to see the Library, it's quite remarkable with a lot of video presentations. Ok, back to hotel. Clean, bright and comfortable beds. Yes, they are a little low... More

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: We are glad that you were comfortable during your recent stay at Higher Ground. On another note, we had to implement our linen policy due to the loss of thousands of dollars in damaged linens because some ladies remove their makeup with a white wash cloth. We first put out a makeup remover wipes. These were so popular that... More

Bakersfield, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

What a great hotel in the heart of Independence, just a couple of blocks from the square. It was very clean and the staff are so friendly. I really appreciate the garden. It is one of the prettiest things around and it was so peaceful.

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Our garden is a labor of love. Our gardener works on it almost daily to keep it beautiful for our guests. It is a great place to visit with friends and family. We look forward to your return to Higher Ground Hotel... More

Wichita, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I wanted to rank this 3 instead of the 4 I gave it. I gave it a 4 since it is exceptionally clean. It is very there quiet too. Seems like a good fit for the over 65 crowd. The beds are low which was odd, comfortable though. Nice pillows. The bad: The building is an re-purposed office building and... More

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for noting our cleanliness. We work hard at it . On another note most people like our décor. We get constant complements on the Antiques and Real Art displayed in our common areas and in the rooms. The room that you were in is 420 square feet with two king size beds, a seating area and a dining... More

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Address: 200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050
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Location: United States > Missouri > Independence
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Higher Ground Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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