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    The Independent Hotel

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
    (215) 642-2240
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    • Excellent58%
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    “hardwood floors” (34 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The greeting from the front desk rep, Joyce, was the epitome of warmth and professionalism. Our immaculate room was ready on time, our breakfasts were delivered on time, and checking out took only minutes. The location of the hotel was ideal for our goal of...More

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    Response from Francis P, Guest Relations Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 2 days ago

    NMolzon, Thank you so much for your wonderful Tripadvisor review! We are so happy that you were pleased with your stay with us. Please feel free to contact me directly with any questions or concerns will booking your next stay! We look forward to hosting...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed March 6, 2017

    We stayed here some years ago and loved it, so when planning a weekend in Philly I did not look elsewhere. The Independent is charming and unique. The hotel begins on the second floor. It is very well located, and parking at EZ park is...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded March 9, 2017

    Dear viageira, I’m so delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to meet your expectations and satisfactory for the second time you stayed with us. We are so honored to have you as a value guest...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the independent. It was nice to stay right downtown and have parking very close by. The hotel was very different from staying in a cooperate giant in a good way, much more personal. The hotel allowed us to check...More

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    Response from Francis P, Guest Relations Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 1 week ago

    779malloryh, Thank you so much for your Tripadvisor review! Your comments will be shared with our entire staff. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The location of this Hotel is good it's close to many good restaurants and Broad Street as well as Independence Hall. Was not happy with Parking situation was far Away a and the front desk staff does not do a sufficient job guiding you to...More

    Thank templerob
    Response from Francis P, Guest Relations Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Templerob, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. We are so sorry for the inconveniences you experienced during your recent stay with us. We do take these matters...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had planned to drive down to Philadelphia to catch the Christmas show at the Kimmel Center. However it had snowed in Connecticut and we decided to take Amtrak to Philadelphia as we did not want to miss the show. When I booked the hotel...More

    Thank CharlieCapp
    Response from Joseph O, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments and we will dress the issues you have mentioned. We have plans to begin renovations very soon. Our commitment...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • $136 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • City Center East
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    Carlo C
    June 16, 2017|
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    Response from Carol K | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there overnight in May and had no problem at all with noise from the street. It did not appear to be a busy street. I think there is a pub-style restaurant at the corner of the building but there wasn't noise from... More
    April 25, 2017|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    Our Lobby is Located on the second floor and unfortunately the elevator is the only access to get to the lobby area. You can use the side steps, it's for exit only, However to come in you will have to call the desk first... More
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    November 10, 2016|
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    We are pet free hotel
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    "Ask for a room with double beds. No room is the same, but the double bed rooms provide a little more room"
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    "I have stayed in several rooms; all are equally good."
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    "If you’ll be there for a weekend, think of asking for an inside room not overlooking the street."
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