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“Best Western Truman Inn; Independence, MO” 4 of 5 stars
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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4048 South Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055   |  
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Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Independence
Independence, Missouri, USA
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best Western Truman Inn; Independence, MO”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Great location and accessible to many good restaurants and entertainment venues. A good price and quality while not having to spend the cost of staying in a big city location. Rooms are clean and service is excellent. Was not an issue for me but it should be noted that a railroad track is just to the west of the hotel and Interstate 70 runs parallel to the south side of hotel. During warm weather, enjoy the Sheridan's Ice Cream right next to hotel.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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DaveParmar, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Truman Inn, responded to this review, October 18, 2013
Dear Mr. David T.,

We are grateful that you find our hotel convenient for your travel purpose and our services of good value. Receiving positive reviews from our guests motivate us even more to work for continuous improvement and provide our guests with nothing less than the best in return for giving us your business.

We look forward to your next visit in Best Western Truman.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tualatin, Oregon
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Upon our trip home from Ohio to Oregon, after a brief stay over in Louisville, KY. My wife and I drove to Independence, MO. this Best Western reminds me of the old motels I used to stay at while traveling as a child with my parents. All room have outside access and parking right outside the door. Room was nice, however I do have to say the "red" shower was somewhat a surprise. We did not use the pool, however it looked really nice. Although the motel is right next to I-70 you could not hear the trucks as they pass thru. The breakfast in the morning was very good. Breakfast burittos, fresh fruit, pastries, pancakes, cereal, milk, juice,coffee & teas, Motel staff nice and helpful. I would recommend for all travelers.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Gaithersburg MD, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Very close to Kauffman Stadium and Truman library and museum the two places we wanted to visit. The room was clean and service outstanding. There was a good variety of options at breakfast. We would definitely stay there if we were in the area again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Ball team wasn't used to a facility that was more like a motel (outside entrances to rooms) but this one looked nice and had a nice pool area. Room was fine with a very comfortable with a king-sized bed, although toilet and shower area were just a little small, but that was really no issue. Staff were very friendly. The only thing we brought up was having outside trash receptacles dumped more often.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Lincoln, NE
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81 hotel reviews
Reviews in 82 cities Reviews in 82 cities
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I was more than a bit skeptical when I found out that my sons baseball team was staying at this hotel. I must say that after 4 nights this place really exceeded expectations. My room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. I couldn't quite get the AC adjusted right so we either froze or were hot at night, that wasn't good. The hotel staff from front desk to maintenance and housekeeping were all great. If you were not here with a sports team then the dozens of teenagers running around could be annoying. There was plenty of outdoor space though for the kids so I don't think they caused too much harm. The pool was adequate, no hot tub, but it was clean and relaxing. For a 1 or 2 star hotel, this place overall is not a bad place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Winston-Salem, NC
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is your BASIC motel. The room is clean. Otherwise, lobby and exterior look fairly out dated/almost shabby. NO fitness center, no microwave for room. The woman at the desk was more than friendly and helpful. She is great.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Loved the fact that I could see route 70 from my room. Very easy on/off of 70. Recommend staying here for a baseball or football game (stadiums are right off 70 as well, and next to each other.) Older decor, but everything I needed was white (towels, sheets, bed covers), and appearewd clean. Maid service was excellent and quick. Breakfast was a struggle - too many people and noit enough seats. I went out after the first morning. Decent and clean, so I was happy.

Room Tip: Make sure you ask for non-smoking rooms, because there are still rooms that people were smoking in.
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Green Features: Not very good. Sign said if you place a towel on the floor they would replace it. I planned on re-using my towel, but each morning it was replaced. (stayed 3 nights)
  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4048 South Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055
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Location: United States > Missouri > Independence
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Independence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Truman Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Best Western Truman Inn where the service is impeccable, the amenities top-notch and the accommodations are comfortable and affordable. This Missouri Best Western hotel offers guests convenient access to many area businesses, attractions, shopping and dining options in and around Independence. Guests staying at this Independence hotel will be treated to spacious guest rooms featuring cable satellite television, microwave, refrigerator and free high-speed Internet access. A complimentary continental breakfast is served every morning in the hotel's breakfast area. The Best Western Truman Inn is also equipped with an outdoor swimming pool for relaxing. The hospitable staff at the Best Western Truman Inn is ready to ensure a comfortable stay. Make a reservation today and save! ... more   less 
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