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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our stay. Luckily has provision for parking, which is difficult in this part of town. Easy check in & friendly responsive service. Free wifi & breakfast ( which is fairly good) Walking distance from Independence hall & most historic sites.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Philadelphia and selecting this hotel was intentional because of its location to Independence Hall. We were even more excited by the beautiful, historic interior and super friendly staff. We really loved the breakfast selection and layout, as well as the dining room set up. We were visiting other cities as well and this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed for one night but it was a great stay. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. Parking was easy and in Philly that's saying a lot. It was walking distance to Festival pier where we were seeing a concert. The room was clean-they are a bit smaller but its an historic building. The free breakfast was delicious---your... More 

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear brianne g, Thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for tellingthe world that... "The free breakfast was delicious" "The staff was very helpful and accommodating" "The room was clean" "Parking was easy" "it was a great stay" Wow, I am glad you had an "Awesome" time here at the historic Best Western Independence... More 

McAllen, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros- customer service was great especially Lynne She got us everything we needed including replacing our broken TV. The beds were comfortable and air con worked well. The breakfast was good too good location. Cons- our room had a terrible view. TV didn't work. Our room was near the elevator.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jmia, Thanks for staying with us at the Independe Park Hotel, Philadelphia's most historic hotel! I am glad you enjoyed our "great" customer service and our staff got you "everything you needed", that your "beds were comfortable" and the complimentary "breakfast was good". This is is great news. I am also pleased that Lynn was able to resolve the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our stay at this historical hotel. Rooms will be small and narrow due to it being an old building. But we were so pleased! From the helpful staff to a great breakfast, our stay was amazing! We even got parking and our suitcases stored today in order for us to explore old city. Thank you BW for making... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel primarily for its proximity to the Independence National Historic Park. It was right in the middle of Old Philadelphia a short walk from all of the historical sites. Established in 1856 it is an old hotel that has been restored and updated in terms of creature comforts. Our room was large although a strange layout. Our... More 

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EWL05 Thanks for staying with us at the BestWestern Independence Park Hotel and for giving us a PERFECT 5 Star TripAdvisor review. The title of your review sure summed up your stay with us... "Great Location, Great Staff, Great Hotel!" Wow, how great is that! Please come visit us again, and thanks for telling the world about your "Great"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is right in the middle of old Philadelphia and is itself in an historical building. My room was extremely comfortable with an excellent mattress and great choice of pillows. It was extremely quiet, too. It was very dark however and I needed to turn the lights on during the day. Make sure to ask for a higher floor... More 

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North Las Vegas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in the older part of the city near the Liberty Bell. Easy access to everything by cab. Market St. is within walking distance. Lots of shops and restaurants. Franklin Ice Cream is near! Reminded me of my time as a little girl. Long line but it moved fast.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gwendolyn/janet... Thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for giving us a PERFECT 5 Star TripAdvisor review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, our location is the historic district and the many great restaurants, shops and attractions near the hotel. And yes, I agree Franklin Ice Cream is awesome... Come ack soon. JM More 

South Central Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a beautiful old building. The staff here was excellent, attending immediately to our needs with very pleasant attitudes. Our room was very clean, the bathroom was immaculate. We had the handicapped room and it was sparsely furnished to make it more open. So there was only the desk chair to sit on. The only table was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a family of four (mom, dad, two teen boys); the hotel is very historic and quaint with a great location - walking distance to historic area and attractions. The staff was very friendly and free water water and snacks in the lobby. The hotel offered the usual type of free breakfast,which serves the purpose for a... More 

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leahuls, Thanks for bringing your family of four and staying for a few nights withus at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel. I am glad "it worked just fine", especially with 2 teenage boys! I am also thrilled that the construction project nearby "was not a problem as far as noise" goes and honestly at this point, this is... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're planning to "Visit Philly" this Autumn or Winter, be sure to stay the night at the Independence Park Hotel. We're located in Philadelphia's Historic District and the perfect spot to explore the city, catch a ball game, enjoy a show or just have fun! Stay with us and walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's Post Office, Betsy Ross's House, the National Constitution Center and Penn's Landing. Plus, there are dozens of great restaurants, art galleries and museums to wander through in our historic neighborhood. And if you're in Philadelphia on business, you will love our convenient location, free high speed Internet, complimentary 24/7 business pulse center and our award winning and pretty delicious complimentary continental breakfast. We are close to many corporate and government headquarters, as well as universities and renowned hospitals. Stay a night or longer and when you do, we promise to take good care of you. So, relax and enjoy our stunning architecture and host of complimentary modern comforts, designed to exceed today's demanding traveler needs. Make the most of your visit to Philadelphia, stay at Independence Park Hotel. Come be our guest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel

Address: 235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center East
Price Range: $163 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Best Western Philadelphia
Philadelphia Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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