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Butte, Montana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend and I recently spent a whole week here and we loved every minute of it. This hotel is quiet; the staff is very friendly and competent; the breakfast was great; the location is perfect as a launching point to explore Philly!

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I spent 2 nights there and I liked the hotel very much. Clean, with some minor issues in bathroom, in the Old city directly next to Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and other famous spots, with plenty of restaurants around and a lot of shopping options with Chestnut and Wallnut streets. Breakfast not rich but good also with gluten-free options. Free...

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Dagsboro, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The stay was wonderful. The hotel staff was fantastic! We were in the city for a wedding. The hotel staff gave us great directions on how to park, where the wedding would be, and offered some other things to do in city while we were here. They made the trip more enjoyable.

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Mount Airy, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location is great for walking to various site seeing places and restaurants. Room was very clean, bedding was comfortable and all the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Since this is a downtown location parking is somewhat of a pain but the hotel has a parking garage for the guests to park in which is within a short walk.

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel with helpful and courteous staff. Comfortable and spacious rooms with beds that afforded a good nights rest. Hotel is conveniently located for restaurants, tourist sites, and public transportation. Don't miss the afternoon tea and cookies in a very comfortable sstting by the fire.

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Lalinde, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

100% genuinely friendly staff can't praise them enough made us feel welcome from beginning to end, the hotel itself is wonderful and not a standard corporate affair, it has a comfortable atmosphere and country house decor beautifully done, the breakfast is also worth a mention, clean environment and quality food we had hot and cold options including some nice bacon,...

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

Dear Steve C, "Friendly staff, can't praise them enough" "Comfortable atmosphere...decor beautifully done" "Highly recommend this to all families, couples and single travelers." Wow, thanks for the wonderful comments you posted in your TripAdviser review, this is great news. And thanks for staying with us too! I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Philadelphia and the Best Western Plus...

Superior, CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over a year before our Thanksgiving-week trip to Philadelphia I had done my research and determined this would be the best choice for my family; I made our reservations fifty weeks in advance (literally the day the window opened for the week we were to go). Somehow our reservation got messed up in Best Western's computer system and no one...

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

Dear June_Boys, Thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and for your detailed comments about your visit, our breakfast and your overall stay. This is great information, thanks so much. First, let me point out that we did reach out to you numerous times prior to your arrival to resolve your room selection and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good choice for Old Town Philadelphia. The Independence Park Hotel is in a great location just across the street from the new Museum of The American Revolution. It is walking distance to everything in Old Town. The hotel itself is in a historic building and is very charming. The lobby interior consists of a comfortable sitting area with...

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

Dear 227henryd, "My wife and I would definitely stay here again" "A historic building and it's very charming" Thanks for your gracious comments and for sharing your wonderful experience with the world through TripAdvisor. This is a great review, thanks for telling everyone about our "great location""walking distance to everything in Old Town" and about our "very helpful and polite"...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is, and has been, for the many times I've visited, hands down one of the hidden gems in Phili. Starting with Adam Munro, manager, all the way around the hotel, the staff are wonderful, supportive, pleasant and kind. Love the warm cider set up in the lobby and the cocktail wine and cheese parties. The Complimentary breakfast is great...

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

Dear G2inParadise, "The Complimentary breakfast is great" "The location is central to lots of great stuff" "Hands down one of the hidden gems in Phili" Thanks for once again staying with us and for your years of support of the Best Western Independence Park Hotel. We treasure all of our guests, but there's something special about frequent visitors, thanks so...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Philadelphia for a wedding, and from the very beginning, before we got there, we were emailed a parking "permit, " welcomed when we arrived, our room was ready, so we were able to drop bags, and everyone on staff was warm and friendly. Breakfast (complimentary) was delicious, warm cider in the lobby refreshing, and checkout was quick....

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

Dear Ann C, Thanks for posting this 5 STAR TripAdvisor review and for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both, thanks. I am thrilled that you found our "complimentary breakfast delicious" and our seasonal "warm cider in the lobby refreshing". This is great news. But my favorite part of your review was this..."I want to go back to this...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Price Range: $140 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Best Western Philadelphia
Philadelphia Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#7 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Even tho our room was right next to the elevator it was quiet and sunny and wonderdul.”
 of 5 bubbles G2inParadise, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms were nice, clean but a little small.”
 of 5 bubbles carla1034, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I enjoyed the room at the front of the hotel, look out on the street, there was no noise”
 of 5 bubbles pamrankin1954, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“Room 108 was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkandKim, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet, ask for a courtyard facing room. If you want views, ask for streetside.”
 of 5 bubbles emcii, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
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