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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed October 4, 2012

    First time to Philly and the Independent made our stay even better than we had hoped! Great location we walked nearly everywhere and we had a beautiful room and a huge bathroom. Quiet room with a comfy bed. There was cheese and wine int the...More

    Thank FreedaMagic
    Response from IndependentHotel, General Manager at The IndependentResponded October 24, 2012

    Hi FreedaMagic, thank you for your review and your patronage at our hotel. I am delighted your first trip to Philadelphia was so enjoyable and I am glad the Independent was able to help make it special. We are here for you anytime you chose...More

    Reviewed October 3, 2012

    I recently stayed here for a night out in philly. I arrived promptly at 3 pm, check in time. I was told the room would be ready in a couple of minutes. I went to a local restaurant to get a snack. Upon my arrival,...More

    Thank tracy d
    Response from IndependentHotel, General Manager at The IndependentResponded October 24, 2012

    HI Traci D, Thank you for joining us at the Independent Hotel. I do sincerely apologize for your check in experience. I assure you this is not how we want your welcome experience at our hotel to occur. Please accept my apologies. Our staff works...More

    Reviewed September 30, 2012

    We stayed for 2 nights during a recent visit to Philadelphia. The location is excellent and within walking distance of the historic sites. The room was very nice - clean and comfortable. The included breakfast is nothing to write home about, but everything else about...More

    Thank TN227
    Response from IndependentHotel, General Manager at The IndependentResponded October 19, 2012

    HI TN227, Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Philadelphia! I am glad to hear you think so highly of our staff here. We work as a team and hope to...More

    Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

    I have stayed here several times and absolutely love it! The price is a great value. Location is ideal for many attractions and restaurants in Philly. The rooms with two queens, only three of them, are unbelievable. Spacious and comfortable. Room with one queen is...More

    Thank gcollins
    Response from IndependentHotel, General Manager at The IndependentResponded October 11, 2012

    Hi GCollins, Thanks for the review and the continued patronage! We really appreciate it! I am glad you enjoy the size of our double queen rooms, if you like, next time try a King as they too are quite spacious. So glad you enjoy the...More

    Reviewed September 29, 2012

    I recently stayed here for business. It is a wonderful hotel with the greatest attention to detail. Decent location to center city. Lots of parking available nearby. I had to wait a little bit for someone to show up at reception to check in, but...More

    Thank k12278
    Response from IndependentHotel, General Manager at The IndependentResponded October 11, 2012

    Hi K12278, Thank for taking the time to review The Independent. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. I do apologize about the local channels going out but we were able to resolve the issue after your checked out. I hope when...More

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    • Top amenities
    • 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
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • $160 - $388 (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
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking 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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    We are pet free hotel
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