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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The stay was very comfortable,clean & reasonable. The host was very knowledgeable with the amenities as well as directions to & from parking. We really enjoyed our stay at Best Western. I deeply appreciate the hospitality that was shown throughout my stay

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Severna Park, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We couldn't be happier with this hotel. Right location, lovely surroundings, comfortable in every way topped off by a wonderful, friendly and helpful staff. Had a boutique hotel vibe right in the heart of things. Lynn, desk person and concierge, was terrific. Cannot go wrong here.

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Taylorsville, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a nice hotel, good service especially from one lady at reception in the evenings I think her name is Lynn...and of course very close to all the historic sights. but quite pricey even for Philadelphia. there is an additional nearly $5 a night tax just because it is in the historic distric.

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Sandhurst
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with the Best Western Plus Independence Park from the moment we arrived. The location on Chestnut street was perfect as it allowed us to walk everywhere for sightseeing and eating out. The lobby was beautifully furnished, as was our bedroom, and all very clean. The staff were very friendly and attentive, and happy to chat. We...

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

Dear angelapZ1498AC, "Very Impressed with the Best Western" "The lobby was beautifully furnished" "Breakfast was fantastic" "Definitely stay here again" Wow, what a fantastic review, thanks for your gracious words and 5 STAR perfect review. This is awesome. I am pleased that you had such a wonderful time at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and for sharing your...

Ocala, florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at this beautiful historic building we were mesmerized by the beautiful colonial style lobby with fireplace, grand stair case and beautiful large lower dining area. We received a warm wonderful welcome by Julian, who surprised me with the honor of being a Best Western Rewards V.I.P. of the day! (join if you haven't already, the rewards are ample and...

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

Dear julieknfla, "If I ever return, I WILL choose this hotel" "Beautiful historic building" "We loved our room, so clean comfortable and quiet" Wow, what a fantastic review and so detailed, thanks for sharing your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. Can you see me smiling? THANKS I appreciate your staying with us and for posting the numerous positive comments and experiences...

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent stay at this hotel, they had the misfortune of their only elevator being disabled. Well, I thought for a minute they were going to carry me and my belongings up the stairs, They offered to change my room to a lower floor and repeatly told me how awful they felt for the inconvenience. The staff at this...

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

Dear Yakker59, "My go to Philadelphia Hotel" "It's an experience" "This hotel has a lot to offer!!" Thanks for selecting the Independence Park Hotel for your stay in Philadelphia and thanks sharing your experience with the world through TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! Yes, our staff does treat our guests "like family", it's just how the roll and I am so...

Fremont, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this hotel. Very comfy. Lobby felt like a colonial living room. Staff (Lynn, in particular), was extremely helpful. Assisted us with obtaining trolley tickets, taxi rides, directions and tourist tips. Very nice person. All staff I encountered was friendly. Great breakfast! Very comfortable room. Will be back someday for a longer stay=)

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

Dear BayAreaTraveler16, "Great breakfast" "Loved this hotel" "Would stay again" Thanks for the 5 STAR Perfect TripAdvisor review, and of course for staying with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. We appreciate both, thanks. And thanks for telling the world how our staff was "extremely helpful," how your "room was very comfortable" and that you "will be...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay! No request denied. From making sure my room was close to my mom to dealing with noisy teenagers in the room next door. The hotel staff deserves high honors. We will be staying here again!

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

Dear Donna H, I am so happy that you and your Mom had a nice stay with us, this is wonderful news. Thanks for posting your TripAdvisor review and telling the world about your "Wonderful stay." I am also please that you mentioned how our staff "deserves high honors" and how "no request was denied." This is great to hear,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean, location was fairly convenient (for the Courthouse), staff incredibly friendly and helpful. Parking is about 2-blocks away, they give you a swipe card to get in/out of the lot which works out well. If you stay here, make sure to stop at "Shane Confectionery", which has excellent chocolate; and "Campo's Deli" has a heck of a good...

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

Dear Michael K Wow, thanks for giving us a 5 STAR TripAdvisor score, this is fantastic! And thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, while you visited the Green Federal Building, we appreciate both. Thanks. I am also thrilled that you found our garage parking deal "works out well" and your "room was clean" and our "staff...

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience. Nothing super fancy, but a great value. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Good location as well. I would definitely recommend this hotel. I would stay here again when in Philadelphia.

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Dear alexanderfY5963MD "I had a great experience." "Great value. Very friendly and welcoming staff." "I would definitely recommend this hotel." Wow, what awesome comments, plus you gave us a PERFECT 5 STAR TripAdvisor review, thanks! And I am glad that you also mentioned that you "would stay here again" since that is the ultimate compliment. We appreciate your selecting the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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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 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $148 - $351 (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 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Some of the Chestnut Street rooms are larger”
 of 5 bubbles Yakker59, 1 week ago | Read review
“Choose rooms away from the front of the hotel. Chestnut Street can be noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles 880donnah, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Our queen room was small, kings with a sofa are much roomier.”
 of 5 bubbles D621IVandreww, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Even tho our room was right next to the elevator it was quiet and sunny and wonderdul.”
 of 5 bubbles G2inParadise, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were nice, clean but a little small.”
 of 5 bubbles carla1034, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
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