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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good32%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    They were so amazing to us. We are terrified of elevators and everything the made sure to let us in through the fire exit. Which was amazing. They also hand delivered breakfast which was awesome and delicious.More

    Thank controversialwaffles
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 4 days ago

    Dear controversialwaffles, Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing...More

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    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    We stayed here some years ago and loved it, so when planning a weekend in Philly I did not look elsewhere. The Independent is charming and unique. The hotel begins on the second floor. It is very well located, and parking at EZ park is...More

    Thank viageira
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 9 March 2017

    Dear viageira, I’m so delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to meet your expectations and satisfactory for the second time you stayed with us. We are so honored to have you as a value guest...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My daughter and I stayed for one night at the Independent. We loved the location for the varied and many restaurants in the area, as well as for accessibility to historic sites and art museums. The hotel feels very safe and was quiet. Service was...More

    Thank kjg340
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 4 days ago

    Dear kjg340, Thank you for choosing to stay with The Independent and sharing your great experience. We strive to give our guests the best service. We will sharing your great comments with the staff. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely,

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Every time we're in the Philly area, we tried to stay in different rooms at the Independent. We like the art-deco theme, boutique-like ambiance that always comes with a personal touch, which is drastically different from the larger hotel chains in the area. We enjoy...More

    Thank HJ703
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear HJ703, Thank you for taking the time to share your stay experience at the Independent hotel with other viewers here on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important to our efforts for continuously improving guest satisfaction. Comments by our long term guests like you, are...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We booked the last room available on a last-minute trip to Philly. Most hotels were booked so we felt lucky to get what we got. The location was about 6 blocks to historic district sights (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc.). The stay included free parking...More

    Thank Diane B
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Diane B, Thank You for taking the time to share your stay experience at the Independent hotel with other viewers here on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important to our efforts for continuously improving guest satisfaction. We strive to do the best job we...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$152 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Philadelphia >
    • City Center East
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    • The Independent Hotel Philadelphia ,
    • Independent Hotel Philadelphia ,
    • Independent Boutique Hotel Philadelphia
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    Carlo C
    16 June 2017|
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    Response from Carol K | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there overnight in May and had no problem at all with noise from the street. It did not appear to be a busy street. I think there is a pub-style restaurant at the corner of the building but there wasn't noise from... More
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    jihebron
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    Our Lobby is Located on the second floor and unfortunately the elevator is the only access to get to the lobby area. You can use the side steps, it's for exit only, However to come in you will have to call the desk first... More
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    Laura Jo L
    10 November 2016|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    We are pet free hotel
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    Room Tips
    "There can be A/C noise."
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    "Stay away from the front rooms on the fifth floor. External architecture creates funky angles."
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    "It gets very, very, very loud and noisy! You will not be able to sleep!"
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