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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a suburbanite, we had "reservations" about staying at an inner city hotel with no parking. The accommodations and staff were terrific. They had provisions for checking in and out, the garage they use is not far, and the parking rate was reasonable. Location is super; once there, you do not need your car. Building is old but totally updated...

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

Dear kaboom4321 "Great hotel" "The accommodations and staff were terrific." "Location is super" "Rooms were large" Thanks for the gracious comments, it sure looks like you enjoyed your stay with us. And thanks for telling the world how easy it is to check in and park your car at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. Thanks JM

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay in the Best Western! Our room was cozy and well laid out with a wonderfully comfortable bed. The hotel is centrally located amid the many historic attractions of Old Town. The rest of the city is within easy walking distance. There are excellent restaurants of every type within blocks of the hotel. Every staff member that...

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Cleveland, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was great for walking to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. We could walk to get food and some shopping. The hotel clerks were great. They were helpful with information, always polite and courteous. The parking in front of the hotel was a challenge but I would stay there again. Nice atmosphere and the free breakfast was very...

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Buffalo, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff is very friendly and helpful. Great location, close to everything and in a great historic district of the city. They had a great range of foods for breakfast and everything was fresh and hot. The room was kind of small and the bed definitely wasn't a queen but for the little time spent in the room, it didn't really...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff members were amazing. At one point, I asked the front desk manager for directions to a local restaurant. She reminded me that is was 7:00 Friday night and it was Veterans day. She then called the restaurant and asked them to hold a table as a favor to her. When we arrived, the place was packed. When I...

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

Dear pattersondu, "The whole experience at the Best Western was just perfect." "The staff members were amazing." Wow, thanks for sharing these gracious comments with the world through TripAdvisor. And thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, too. We appreciate your kind words and hope you will be back in Philadelphia again soon. Thank you. JM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Flew in on Thursday and checked out Sunday. This hotel is right in the heart of all the great historical sights to see. We were able to walk to almost everything. The staff was extremely friendly and they provided us with great restaurant options The breakfast was alright but did have lots of options. I would recommend this as a...

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

Dear Carrie L, Thanks for sharing your birthday celebration with us in Philadelphia at the Independence Park Hotel. I am glad you selected our hotel and that your found the Best Western to be a "great place to stay," our staff "extremely friendly" and our location "right in the heart of all the great historical sights." This is great to...

Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel itself was absolutely beautiful and Lynn at the front desk was more than anyone could ask for. She went out of her way to help with restaurant reservations. That being said I found a huge bug (silverfish) in the tub when I woke up in the morning, which left me hesitant for the next few nights.

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

I am thrilled that you found the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel to be "absolutely beautiful" and our staff very helpful and "more than anyone could ask for." This is great news, thanks. I am also pleased that you found our team provided "Excellent Service" while you were here with us. Again, thanks. As for the bug, sorry for...

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a little nervous about staying at a best western ( usually stay at upscale properties) well was I surprised!!!! This fairly upscale hotel was in a great location to walk to restaurants, shops and bars. Bed was really comfy - hotel nicely appointed with a decidedly "inn" type feel. Employees were exceptionally nice and my husband and I were...

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

Dear deegraber, I am thrilled that you found your Best Western experience to be pleasantly "surprised!!!!" And that's with 4 excilmation marks, this is excellent news. Plus, I am pleased that you review mentioned our "great location", our "exceptionally nice" employees, and that your "bed was really comfy." We agree! But most of all, I appreciate your staying with us...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great, great, great location just steps away from historical landmarks in a boheme part of town. Well preserved property with nice and classy rooms, although I would of have preferred a room with street view. Service is great, people at front desk are involved and show you that they care about you and your needs. Excellent!

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

Dear Diego S, Thanks for staying with us and for posting your 5 Star PERFECT review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! I am pleased that you found the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel "Historically classy," that our "service is great" and that you enjoyed our "great location" "just steps away from historical landmarks." Plus, I loved when you summed...

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Beautiful hotel, great location for all the sites, staff were exceptional , helpful, friendly, attentive. I enjoyed thy Cookies and Hot tea every afternoon. The Breakfast was good with a lot of options

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Dear pamrankin1954, "The best experience I have had in a hotel" Wow, what a great title to your review. thanks and thanks for the 5 Star PERFECT TripAdvisor score. This is great news. I am thrilled that you had such a nice time at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and shared your experience with the world. Plus, I...

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Amenities

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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 

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Address: 235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $140 - $346 (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
#6 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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