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The Independence Square

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The Independence Square is located in the heart of downtown Aspen, on the Cooper Avenue walking mall and only one block to Aspen Mountain's Silver Queen Gondola. Each of the 25 guest rooms and condominiums features unique decor, and the hotel's common spaces were renovated in 2017 to bring its historic charm into the modern era. The iconic building offers wonderful guest amenities, including the following: front desk check in; rooftop hot tub and sun deck with views of Aspen Mountain, Independence Pass and town; complimentary continental breakfast served in the recently renovated breakfast room; ski lockers; computer/printing station; and laundry facilities. Guests of the Independence Square receive complimentary health club passes, daily housekeeping, residential zone parking, daily continental breakfast, concierge services, free WiFi, and 24/7 support.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Centrally Located


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
97Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
32Attractionswithin 0.5 km
17Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
The Bad, I had to stay on the hide away couch which was broken and the couch pillow zippers were split. After a second request they brought a roll-away. When you enter from the street you have to go down a couple of sets of stairs to the lobby. The continental breakfast is
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And helpful. In terms of hours worked, the staff was slammed via a surprise resignation. They were still always cheerful and helpful. They also put in extra time very early to ready the continental breakfast for those rugby tournament players in need of it at that time.
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Response from FriasProperties, Manager at The Independence Square
Responded Sep. 27, 2018
Richard, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Independence Square, and we will pass along your kind words to our staff! We hope we have the opportunity to host you again in the future!
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I was greeted by a friendly person, but the lack of parking other than "on the street" is not ideal. I had driven hours and didn't want to go figure out parking. You need to fix this to go to the next level. Room was excellent. Updated. Good wifi. But... tv didn't work
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Response from FriasProperties, Manager at The Independence Square
Responded Aug. 8, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review the Independence Square on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear that you were warmly welcomed and that you enjoyed our location. Being the only hotel on Aspen’s walking malls does present a challenge when it comes to parking, but we hope the proximity to the destination’s best attractions made up for the street parking. We hope to host you again soon!
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Lovely place, gracious staff, not high end but clean, well maintained and in a good location Staff are very helpful and everything works in the room easy to get to skiing, transportation, restaurants etc
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Response from FriasProperties, Manager at The Independence Square
Responded Jul. 9, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review the Independence Square. We are so glad you enjoyed our location in downtown Aspen. We pride ourselves on being the only hotel on Aspen’s walking mall, and our location affords our guests doorstep access to Aspen’s best attractions during winter and summer. We will pass along your kind words about our staff!
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Stayed for 10 nights when on skiing holiday Lovely studio on level 2 Right near bus station for ski buses to Buttermilk, highlands and Snowmass Ajax mountain 50 metres Walk outside and surrounded by great restaurants and shops
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From the hot tub and deck on the roof. Breath taking
The front enterance goes down
Sunset from the roof deck
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"Very comfortable and big enough"
"Roof deck, clean rooms, well kept."
"Go for the Super Premium Aspen Mountain View rooms."
"Ask for a room on the upper floors so you can see the lovely views"
"The week before Labor Day was quiet with few guests! Loved it."
US$277 - US$588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesColoradoAspen
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