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Chorley Lancs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night at the end of our USA road trip. The hotel is old but very well kept with furnishings that are right for the building. We had a nice room on the second floor but it overlooked the construction across the road so was a little noisy but not enough to spoil the stay. Breakfast... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well situated, within walking distance to major sites, good value and great staff. Our stay started out well when we received an email the day before from the hotel with a loading area pass and instructions on its use. Car parking was available in a lot a couple of blocks away with in and out privileges. This was the first... More 

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

Dear rvilis, Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star TripAdvisor review, and for selecting to stay with us as well. We appreciate both! Yes, we do strive to make every one of our guest's experience at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel a "good experience". Thanks for mentioning this and "the staff made sure that the good experiences continued" the entire... More 

North Bend, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel within easy walking distance to all the historic sites. The room was small but nice. The only problem I had...with a bad back, the mattress was too soft. Not sure if a hard mattress is an option.

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Tennessee
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61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quit your looking around at other hotels in/around Philadelphia and make your reservations before the 36 rooms in this smaller hotel are booked. You simply cannot beat the value, location and hospitality you'll find here. Add in a staff that truly wants your stay to be perfect, and you'll wonder why you wasted time shopping. Give this place a 6... More 

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

Dear Downtheroad735, Wow, what a fantastic review. I don't think I have ever seen a review quite like yours and how you tell TripAdvisor readers to "Make your reservations" with the Best Western and through our website. You're our best spokeperson ever! Thank you. Thank You. THANK YOU Come back soon. JM More 

Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Almost everything was perfect - the location, in the heart of Old City, right next to restaurants, bars, even a deli, and most importantly - the Independence Hall. Perfect spot to start your visit. The staff was very helpful, polite and can't single out any exceptional employee because everybody was exceptional :) The breakfasts were very good. The only thing... More 

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Weddington, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place close the historical attractions associated with Independence mall. This hotel is quite charming with relatively few rooms, but with all of them thankfully not of the cookie cutter variety one always gets at chain hotels. Our room was 504. It is not overly large, but it has all of the necessities including a writing... More 

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Thank Jim1955NC
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim1955NC, "I will stay here anytime I venture back to this wonderful city." "The best part, though, is the staff." Thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel and for posting a 5 Star PERFECT TripAdvisor review about your visit. We appreciate both! I am glad you had a wonderful time here with us and... More 

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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent 3 night stay at this old hotel right in the center of Old City. Our room was spacious for a boutique hotel and well appointed. There was construction going on across the street from the hotel, but since we were gone most of the day, that did not bother us, and the hotel provided a white... More 

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Thank Howard H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent breakfast, afternoon cookies, large clean and comfy room. And perfectly located near Penns Landing and Independence Hall, and all the favorite sights of a great city to visit. And a great discount on parking 1/2 block away in parking garage. There really is no downside to this hotel. I stay in the area 2-3 times a year, and this... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here because of the wonderful reviews from Trip Advisor. It is a wonderful, comfortable and very convenient to all the historic sites! The staff was fabulous! Everyone was so friendly, knowledgeable and went out of their way to meet all your needs! We arrived 20 minutes after the complementary afternoon tea and cookies. When I asked the evening check... More 

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

Dear Carol P, Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star TripAdvisor review and for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel I loved when you wrote that the hotel is "wonderful, comfortable and very convenient to all the historic sites!" And of course this comment too; "The staff was fabulous! Everyone was so friendly, knowledgeable and went out... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Way better than the normal Best Western cookie cutter hotel. This hotel, on the Historical Register, has great staff, comfortable rooms, and an overall pleasant atmosphere. It is fairly priced, clean and providesa substantial breakfast. Parking is provided for a discounted price at a nearbt garage. The location is excellent and is within walking distance to the Independence National Park... More 

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

Dear 205rObertp, Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star TripAdvisor review and for staying with us at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel. We appreciate both! I'm thrilled that your review mentioned our "great staff", "Comfortable rooms" and that we are "fairly priced" and how you enjoyed our complimentary "substantial breakfast" buffet. This is great news, thanks. And while I completely... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $148 - $373 (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 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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