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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed August 15, 2013

    This is a gem of a hotel. It is small, the desk remembers your name, the king bedded room is large, clean, and very comfortable. Housekeeping does a great job, and they give you a large continental breakfast (more than we can eat) delivered to...More

    Thank bart0001
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded August 20, 2013

    Dear bart0001, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I very much appreciate all your kinds words regarding the hotel, and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay...More

    Reviewed August 12, 2013

    My husband and I spent 3 nights at The Independent Hotel and was so pleased we had to write a review! The accommodations really felt like home, loved the hardwood floors, just simply a gorgeous hotel. Its a small hotel, but also a great hotel....More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded August 19, 2013

    Dear Pfore, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. There is nothing we love more than making our guests feel right at home, and I am very pleased that we were able to accomplish that...More

    Reviewed August 12, 2013

    Our family of four had a great experience at this little unassuming hotel. Our 22 year old daugter arrived 3 days before the rest of us and they were wonderful to her. We had the loft suite which was adorable. All of the staff was...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded August 17, 2013

    Dear maxmom77, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. It is excellent to hear that you and your family felt so comfortable and satisfied with everything that makes our hotel stand out. Our staff loves...More

    Reviewed August 8, 2013

    We, a family of four, enjoyed our stay here. The room - 2 queen size beds - awas big enough for four, the bath was very nice as well as the employees. It is a great place to go by foot for sightseeing.More

    Thank Radvila
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded August 9, 2013

    Dear Radvila, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. It's wonderful to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us. Our Double Queen Deluxe rooms are commonly regarded as spacious, quiet,...More

    Reviewed August 6, 2013

    Helpful and friendly staff Good breakfast, delivered on time to our room Great location: food and historic sites nearby Big room with a separate private bathroom Wine and cheese service in the lobby every eveningMore

    Thank Linda198521
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded August 7, 2013

    Dear Linda198521, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the size of your guest room, the helpfulness of our courteous staff, and the perfectly convenient...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • $158 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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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
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    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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    Laura Jo L
    November 10, 2016|
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    We are pet free hotel
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    "Stay away from the front rooms on the fifth floor. External architecture creates funky angles."
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    "It gets very, very, very loud and noisy! You will not be able to sleep!"
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    "Dont choose one facing the street"
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