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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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Tucson, Arizona
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Evansville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been through Independence every time we go to Colorado, and this time we actually stopped and spent a little time. We decided to stay here because it is across the street from the Truman home, but it is in a residential neighborhood, no traffic, and an easy walk to downtown to eat. We spent a pleasant evening in the... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd stay here again before I'd stay at any other chain hotel in the area at the same price range. First off I decided spur of the moment to take a road trip from Minneapolis to KC to see the Twins play there on the 4th of July. I arrived at the stadium just in time for the game so... More 

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Norwood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for a couple days for the second time, this time to attend a family wedding as well as visit the Truman Museum and Presidential Library. We had a room on the 3rd floor (2nd floor from street level) with a huge glass wall overlooking the amazing garden that the hosts have created for guests to enjoy a quiet refreshment,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location couldn't be better across from the Truman home. The accommodations are just okay. It's an office building turned into a hotel. Workers are friendly. Drain was slow in the shower. Very small bathroom. Wifi was not the best. Beds were creaky and low to the ground.

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Independence, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 June 11, 2015

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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