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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The room was very spacious, bathroom was very nice. The room has a fridge and microwave. There's a hot tub on the roof!! The breakfast is good although it would be better if they served some veggies. In the afternoon there's cheese and wine tasting which is very basic but still nice tough. The staff is very helpful and friendly!... More 

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Weston, Connecticut, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

I came to Aspen with my daughter for a short ski trip and didn't want to rent a car. I looked for a hotel that was near the Gondola and near restaurants, shops etc. This fit the bill perfectly. We were able to walk everywhere and never missed having the car. The hotel itself is European style. If you want... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This hotel is in a great location, on square with restaurants and bars, short walk to slopes. Across street from transportation center. The room was clean, nice big tv, modern bath. Only reason I did not give 5 stars is the parking is not convenient. You have to find parking in town in designated areas…sometimes we had to walk 2-3... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

It was difficult to find this hotel as it is tucked away in an alleyway. The desk clerk wasn't very helpful either. The room was decent, but the garbage truck coming through at 6am was not pleasant. Very noisy and woke us up. Parking was approximately 4 blocks away which is fine in the summer, but I wouldn't want to... More 

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Waco, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

First, You can not see the hotel from the street. The Sign is on the railing which is toward the back of the building. You must drive thru the alley between buildings to unload your luggage down 2 sets of stairs to the elevator (there is no bell service) Parking while you are staying there is at a minimum 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

When we went to Aspen we spent 2 nights and the hotel is very good located and everything was great, great breakfast, friendly, excelent service, but my boyfriend forgot a short camouflaged and a t-shirt banana republic black plain and i forgot a beautiful elastic band animal print for mi hair and they didn't give us back... It makes me... More 

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FriasProperties, Manager at The Independence Square, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel in Aspen. Members of the staff including our General Manager personally searched each room you occupied and were unable to locate your items. During vacations, objects sometimes come up missing. We are often successful at recovering these items; unfortunately this was not the case for your situation. We are hoping... More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is a historical building from the same era as the Wheeler Opera House and Hotel Jerome. The individual units or rooms vary considerably so choose wisely, your stay will be influenced by your choice. I think the best located unit is 303 which interestingly has a great view of the town and westward for sunsets but not Aspen mountain.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I came to Aspen for 3 days of spring skiing in April. The city of Aspen at this time of the year was quiet and felt a bit like a ghost town. But I liked that. It made me feel like I am one of the locals and the local people were pretty much the only people in town. My... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Andre had very helpful information at the front desk, and the hotel has large good quality rooms in a very central location which is a good option for a fly-by visit. Parking permits are available which is also convenient given the hotel's central location.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Arriving late into Aspen on Friday night, tired from a 4 hour flight, I hobbled into reception to be greeted by Andre. Andre was my knight in shining armor. First, I am in a cast up to my knee on my left leg and he immediately came and took my bags from me. Informed me where to park so I... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Independence Square hotel, Aspen's historic landmark lodge, offers modern-day convenience just one block from Aspen Mountain. Located in the heart of downtown Aspen and directly across the street from the Ruby Park bus station, you can take a step back in time without leaving the conveniences of today. The Independence Square hotel provides concierge and guest services; a complimentary continental breakfast; a rooftop hot tub and deck; high-speed wireless Internet; and air conditioning. Frias Properties of Aspen guests also receive free passes to the Aspen Club & Spa, the valley's premier full-service spa and workout facility. (Passes to the Aspen Club & Spa can be picked up from any Frias Properties front desk during business hours.) The Rubey Park bus station, less than a block away, offers free transportation around Aspen as well as free buses to Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Independence Square

Address: 404 South Galena Street, Aspen, CO 81611
Location: United States > Colorado > Aspen
Price Range: $150 - $552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Independence Square 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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