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Dublin, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was clean and quiet. The location allows you to walk to downtown Independece and you are in the same block with the Truman home. You go straight down the street less than two miles to the Truman Library. The eggs that are cooked at breakfast are as good as can be found anywhere. The rooms are small with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cutest lil place ever. The bed was super comfortable , room was clean , the the breakfast cook was WONDERFUL . We checked in late but called a head to let them know even at midnight the breakfast cook was smiling and charming .

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South Florida, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If visiting the Harry S. Truman Museum and Library, we recommend Higher Ground Hotel for a significant value in a very convenient location in the heart of Truman’s historic town. In fact, the Truman House is right across the street and the surrounding community with its Victorian-style homes and other buildings is easily explored on foot (you can pick up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice staff! Clean, modern, great parking. Cozy, spacious rooms and awesome lower level to enjoy great coffee and breakfast. We had Brunch and Bloody Marys at Eggtc. Dinner at Jack Stack and Garazzos. The Plaza is a must for shopping--great stores (free people, sur la table, express) Ten minute drive to downtown KC. Over all a fantastic place to... More 

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Morris, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was unplanned and a last minute thing. The Courtyard Garden was beyond charming. Staff was extra helpful. Took a brief tour about town and decided to make a future visit. Seemed to be some interesting sights nearby.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again at Higher Ground Hotel... More 

El Paso, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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

Thank you so much for your encourging words. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable. We hope to see you again sometime. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 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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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We do have some very unusual Antiques in our public spaces, including one that if you can guess its use, you get a free night. So far no one has been correct. Check it out the next time you are here. Hope to see you sometime soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Higher Ground. We work towards making sure that everyone feels welcome and that thier needs are met during thier stay with us. Hope to see you again. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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

Yes, our Mid Century Modern Building was orginally an office building. We are located in a Historic District and changes to the exterior are not allowed by the Historic Commission. However we were allowed to remodel the interior and we have done so recently to the entire facility. We have also furnished the hotel with many interesting Antiques. We hope... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 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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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

We were happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Higher Ground Hotel. Our guests do comment that our rooms are comfortable. We are glad that you also found them to be so. We look forward to seeing you again,. 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 )
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  • 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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