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  • Excellent57%
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

My wife and I were in Philadelphia for one night during an autumn trip to the East Coast and decided on The Independent based on the price and the good reviews. Our stay got off to a bit of a rocky start as we had...More

Thank Brett M
Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded January 14, 2014

Dear Dear Brett M, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you found your room to be clean and our property close to all the attractions you came to...More

Reviewed January 4, 2014

I will start first off by saying that this was not a planned stay. Well, yes, my hubby and I wanted to stay in either Philadelphia or Atlantic City over the New Year holiday bc we were frozen in by an ice storm thru Christmas...More

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Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded January 14, 2014

Dear MrsBush2014, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am absolutely delighted that your stay with us was so wonderful that it inspired you to leave such warm, detailed comments on our TripAdvisor page....More

Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Liked the old world but updated charm of this hotel. Nice friendly staff with excellent dinner tips. Hotel is well situated. Room is comfortable. Shower was VERY nice! There was a bit of noise from air vents in bath, but simply closed door and couldn't...More

Thank UhlBliss
Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded January 14, 2014

Dear UhlBliss, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am so glad you enjoyed the unique charm our hotel has to offer, and that your stay was comfortable and convenient for your visit to...More

Reviewed January 4, 2014

I did not stay myself though I visited my relative's room and can attest that they loved it. I did personally experience the helpful, friendly service, and inspected their clean, well appointed room and pleasant lobby area. They were not disturbed by street noise from...More

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Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded January 13, 2014

Dear JAFPhiladelphia, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am absolutely delighted to hear that your family had such a standout experience at our hotel, and that you also enjoyed your visit to their...More

Reviewed January 3, 2014

On our 3 week trip down East Coast this was undoubtedly the best hotel we stayed in.Lovely wooden floors,beautiful furniture and a very large bathroom made for a home from home experience.In addition our breakfast(+newspaper)was delivered to our room at time requested. Centrally located(next to...More

Thank Ken N
Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded January 13, 2014

Dear Ken N, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am thrilled to hear that you found us to be your favorite hotel on your trip along the East Coast! Our breakfast delivery system...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
$195 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$195 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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jihebron
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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"Lobby entrance is on 2d floor. Not good for someone with phobia about elevators."
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"Try get an off street room"
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"The King Suite had great views and very little noise, and was so cozy!"
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"Look at another hotel."
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