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Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

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235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsliberty bellold cityamerican revolutionafternoon tea and cookieshistoric sitesgreat locationwithin walking distancewine and cheeseacross the streetparking passchestnut streetsmall hotelbetsy ross housecharming hotelwould stay here againfew blocksyogurt
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We stayed in this hotel first several years ago. Pleasant, with its own style, in the middle of the historic heart of Philadelphia. Very pleasant staff. The hotel seem to have upgraded from what i remember and kept up with adjustments and improvements. Nice standard...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

This is a reply to Badger 781. We were in the hotel when we had to evacuate at 3:30AM on Sunday, Feb. 18th. If you had seen the 4 alarm fire 2 doors down that took almost 24 hours to put out initially and almost...More

3  Thank cpframe
Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park HotelResponded February 27, 2018

Dear cframe, Wow, your review brings tears to my eyes, this is so nice of you to post these comments. Thanks. Yes, this has been a rather challenging week, but it's friends and guests like you that make us smile and forge ahead. We appreciate...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018

Our first floor room overlooked the main street yet was pleasantly quiet, with instant hot water, and was roomy enough for both of us. Breakfast was superb! soft classical music is played as you dine on a wide variety of dishes that will suit most...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

My husband and I have stayed at The Independence a couple of times now. As previous people have said it is ideally situated, good hotel and above all the staff are so nice. Never stayed on a Tuesday so can't comment on the wine and...More

3  Thank Pickersgills
Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park HotelResponded February 27, 2018

Dear Pickergills, We appreciate your repeated support, your kind words and your best wishes for our staff and team as we rebuild the Independence Park Hotel. Thank you so much for these heart warming comments, they mean so much to us. We are sorting things...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018

The Independence Park Hotel is a 36 room property on the National Register of Historic Places that sits in possibly the best location for exploring Olde City Philadelphia. Under the Best Western Plus label it offers an expanded continental breakfast in the downstairs atrium and...More

Thank Mark G
Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park HotelResponded February 27, 2018

Dear Mark G. Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star review and for sharing your experience with the world on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your staying with us over Valentine's Day 2018. These comments are very welcomed and we look forward to seeing you again. We are...More

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IMPORTANT UPDATE – HOTEL TEMPORARILY CLOSED DEAR FRIENDS, Due to a recent fire in a nearby apartment ...More building, resulting in subsequent damage, The Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is now temporarily closed. We are currently restoring and renovating the hotel with a reopen date of July 2019. We are looking forward to seeing you all once again at the new Best Western PLUS Independence Park Hotel. To cancel and rebook at another Best Western Hotel, please call 800 780 7234 or visit We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you, Staff, Management & Owners 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! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
36
Price range
$288 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Best Western
Location
United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
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Dining (24)
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Dee J
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Missy C | Reviewed this property |
We kept our car there for the two days/nights we stayed (didn't use it during our stay.). The parking garage is actually about a block and a half away, and seems to be pretty well used by people in and out while we were... More
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Maxebird
February 7, 2018|
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Response from astromary | Reviewed this property |
The Penitentiary is approximately 3 miles from the hotel.
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ColoradoResa
December 26, 2017|
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Response from R and S M | Reviewed this property |
Have to agree with the other nice folks. I can't imagine squeezing any type of rollaway bed, or even a cot, into one of the queen rooms. It was a comfortable room for two people, but I don't think you'd be able to move if... More
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Room Tips
"Try making your own waffles on the machine provided!"
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"We have stayed at the front and back of the hotel,all rooms were fine with us."
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"I preferred the higher floors because it felt like there was less noise."
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"Try the King size bedded room overlooking the restaurant..."
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