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Higher Ground Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050
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Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Independence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jim C Austin, Texas
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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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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to book this hotel because of the positive reviews that we saw on various websites. We also chose the hotel because of it's location. The hotel was a little different than any of the chain hotels which is a good thing. The rooms were a good size and the bed we had was very comfortable. The hotel was... More

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this little gem on Yelp as we were traveling cross country en route to the Grand Canyon. We were sight seeing our way West, stopping as we found something interesting. I made the reservation just hours from arriving. Very large room with 2 queen beds. Probably the most comfortable room of the entire trip. Friendly staff. Nice breakfast... More

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Champaign
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This affordable hotel has a great location, across the street from the Truman home, a four-block walk from downtown, and a short drive down Delaware Street to the Truman Library and Museum. The rooms are converted from what used to be hospital rooms. We had a good size room on the second floor, with a comfortable king bed. There was... More

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Augusta, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for three days while on a mini-vacation. The motel is at a very good location, close to a lot of historic district things. The staff is friendly and attentive. The garden outside is very nice, although we didn't really get to use it since it was cold outside. The rooms are fine: very clean.... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this hotel. The owner was very helpful and nice. The rooms were very comfortable. I wish we would have gone during the spring to see the garden in all it's glory but we did eat supper there one evening and it was very relaxing.

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Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on previous reviews we thought we were in for a treat. This was not to be. The place was ok but not more than that. Amenities were basic. Small tv badly placed. Small room (and we got the big one). Breakfast was ok but not more than that. We were charged $10 more than what was quoted in tripadvisor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If doormen or marble-walled in a bathroom define a nice hotel, then read no further. If large clean unique rooms at an unbelievably fair price appeal to you then do read on. When you first see this office building turned into a hotel you may be skeptical but the couple that own and operate this charming little hotel pay attention... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I am very glad i chose this hotel to stay at, my decision was based on other reviews and they were certainly not wrong. My room was very comfortable and quiet, with all the amenities you could need and an excellent bed. Common areas, especially the library area, were very nicely appointed and decorated and breakfast is a very good... More

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Des Moines, IA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Breakfast in the morning in the lower level, a reading library, comfortable rooms of various sizes! A quiet and wonderful place to stay especially if you want to visit the Truman Presidential Library. A wonderful place, quaint but redecorated. Gracious hosts and a beautiful garden. It has a wonderful personality and some decent restaurants within walking distance in Independence. Not... More

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Columbia, MO
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I was visiting Independence to do family genealogy at the Community of Christ national headquarters which was about two blocks from the hotel. Downtown was very close as well and Harry Truman's house is directly across the street. Very well located for dining and shopping. The hotel was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was more than sufficient for my... More

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Address: 200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050
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Location: United States > Missouri > Independence
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Independence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Higher Ground Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Higher Ground Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a wonderful Historic District across the street from Harry S. Truman's home and close to his library and other attractions. We are within 3 blocks of Independence Square surrounding the Historic Courthouse. There are many restaurants and shops on the Square, plus a movie theater and a bowling alley. There are several museums in our area and many fun things to do like take a covered wagon ride around the area. The hotel has a beautiful garden where you can relax. We have a large selection of Blue Ray Movies that you can watch free in one of our 2 lounges. You can also order High Tea in the Afternoon served in our library or your room. There is much to enjoy at Higher Ground Hotel. ... more   less 
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