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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this hotel! My husband has a bit of a reputation for finding motels that are questionable,but not this time! We were going to the Nascar races and it's a straight shot to the track. A little bit of a drive, but nice and quiet. It's a hotel with a bit of a bed and breakfast feel to me. Cleanest... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're visiting Independence, MO or Kansas City and don't want to stay in the city proper, this hotel is a great choice. Although it doesn't have a lot of rooms (30-40) they are all very large and quiet. The bed was a bit firm but I slept well. The room has all the necessities and the parking in back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not only a nice hotel but is close enough to walk, or take a bus. to the historical sites in Independence. it's only about 5 blocks to the square. We did not use a car during our 5 day visit. The hotel breakfast gets you off to a good start so you can walk like Truman. The owner... More 

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

We had never been to KC before. My husband found the hotel on line and what a find it was. Our room overlooked the garden. The hotel was clean and the breakfast every morning was yum! We were able to walk to restaurants for dinner and the historic sites in Independence. KC was just a short drive away. It was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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