My only complaint would be about the mattress, which was not comfortable for me. The room was lovely and very clean. Not huge, but big enough. We asked for a quiet room and were accommodated with a room on the fifth floor, away from the elevators. (Thank you!)
Breakfast was unimpressive. I skipped the steam table scrambled eggs, mediocre baked goods and instant oatmeal. Dry cereal, a banana and yogurt were fine, though it would have been nice to be tempted by some quality baked goods. The only fruit was a bowl of bananas, apples and oranges. They did have the do-it-yourself waffle scheme which my hubby enjoyed. Oh, one other complaint-- weak, bad coffee. I would have traded the whole buffet for a decent cup of coffee.
The staff was cheerful and helpful. Offered cookies on our arrival even though it was passed tea time. Later I heard the front desk person trying to track down a seafood restaurant for another guest. It was nice to see this concierge-type service at a mid-priced hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- If you're planning to "Visit Philly" this Autumn or Winter, be sure to stay the night at the Independence Park Hotel. We're located in Philadelphia's Historic District and the perfect spot to explore the city, catch a ball game, enjoy a show or just have fun! Stay with us and walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's Post Office, Betsy Ross's House, the National Constitution Center and Penn's Landing. Plus, there are dozens of great restaurants, art galleries and museums to wander through in our historic neighborhood. And if you're in Philadelphia on business, you will love our convenient location, free high speed Internet, complimentary 24/7 business pulse center and our award winning and pretty delicious complimentary continental breakfast. We are close to many corporate and government headquarters, as well as universities and renowned hospitals. Stay a night or longer and when you do, we promise to take good care of you. So, relax and enjoy our stunning architecture and host of complimentary modern comforts, designed to exceed today's demanding traveler needs. Make the most of your visit to Philadelphia, stay at Independence Park Hotel. Come be our guest! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Philadelphia
- Philadelphia Best Western