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El Paso, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We checked in late and they gave our room to someone else, so they comped us a rollaway bed which my teen son loved. The hotel was very quiet, in the historic district near Trumans house. Very close to museums, coffee shops and restaurants. The morning hot breakfast menu varied and was always good food and good coffee. The price... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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500 reviews
158 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel occupies a former office building, but has been nicely renovated and attractively furnished with beautiful pieces in the public spaces. The rooms aren't fancy, but they are quite comfortable, and there is also a well furnished and equipped lounge for guests. Breakfast is fine, with eggs and sausages along with cereal, bread, and fruit. Good coffee and tea.... More 

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Thank Wanderlust777
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a wonderful surprise! The staff is courteous and friendly; the rooms are clean and well-kept, with all the amenities you might wish (even a lovely laminated Traveler's Prayer on each bed). Breakfast offered a variety of items to suit anyone, along with a clean, large area, trays, and friendly people who welcomed us as we entered. One... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way back to St. Louis from Colorado. The hotel is a converted office building, so still looks like that on the outside, and the ceilings in our room reflected that. Kind of those lowered ceilings people have in their basements sometimes. The place was affordable, very clean and was across the street from Harry Truman's... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stay here for a quiet, affordable night outside of Kansas City. We felt very safe staying here, parking here, and even had security codes to enter the building. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. A Keurig in the room was a nice touch. We also had a clean bathroom and flat screen tv in the room with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed May 2016. Everything about this hotel impressed us. It is meticulously clean. Owners are welcoming and helpful. We got the room we requested overlooking the Truman home across the road. Our large room was light and airy, our bathroom was filled with fluffy towels. Cannot beat the location, close to many great restaurants and historic places of interest and... More 

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Michigan
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113 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent several days here. I can honestly say, we have never stayed at a cleaner hotel. Baseboards, behind the toilet, corners, are often neglected at hotels, but not here. It was spotless, and I appreciate that. I loved having a Keurig and basket full of coffee's, and tea's I liked it so much, I'm going to buy one. Kay... More 

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Clayton, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Very quaint hotel. Nice and quiet. Beautiful garden. We had the family suite with bunk beds, good size room. Loved how hotel was decorated and furnished. Cons: breakfast was almost obsolete, we went elsewhere. We needed an iron and I was told I had go to the lower level and get a iron and ironing board. Ummmm, I was... More 

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you liked our large room with bunk beds and the decor. For Six Ladies to be able to all share one room for $ 140.00 on a weekend, is a rare find. We find that with large groups coming in on a regular basis that to have a guest laundry works out great. We have 2 large washers and... More 

Independence, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, exceptionally clean, very good breakfast , owners were very friendly and accommodating, wonderful outdoor garden to relax in, rooms clean and quiet, beds confortable. Highly recommend this place if you are coming to KC.

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

So Glad that you had time to enjoy our beautiful garden. It is in its full glory right now. Even our fish are enjoying the summer weather. Sometimes it gets too hot for thier comfort. Our shade trees have gotten so big that the pond is almost totally shaded, which helps them out alot. Thank you so much for your... More 

Warren, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stay at this hotel whenever we visit Independence. The owners are warm and friendly, and the atmosphere is perfect. The decor is lovely, and accommodations are perfect for what we want. Rooms are cozy, and the garden is lovely. Easy access to historic locations; across the street from the Truman home, and an easy walk to the library. I... More 

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We have enjoyed seeing you again during your recent stay. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and we are glad and encourged that your stay was enjoyable. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Higher Ground Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a wonderful Historic District across the street from Harry S. Truman's home and close to his library and other attractions. We are within 3 blocks of Independence Square surrounding the Historic Courthouse. There are many restaurants and shops on the Square, plus a movie theater and a bowling alley. There are several museums in our area and many fun things to do like take a covered wagon ride around the area. The hotel has a beautiful garden where you can relax. We have a large selection of Blue Ray Movies that you can watch free in one of our 2 lounges. You can also order High Tea in the Afternoon served in our library or your room. There is much to enjoy at Higher Ground Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Higher Ground Hotel

Address: 200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633
Location: United States > Missouri > Independence
Price Range: $107 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Higher Ground Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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