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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible2%
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The Independent is a 24-room boutique hotel located in a fully restored Georgian-Revival building located at 1234 Locust Street in the vibrant Midtown Village area of Center City, Philadelphia. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Independent is ideal for tourists and business travelers looking for a grand feel in a boutique, personalized hotel experience. Our guests experience luxury accommodations in the heart of Philadelphia, and are able to walk to theaters, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Rittenhouse and other Philadelphia attractions.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1368Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
248Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Our stay was so-so. The location was nice so that we could walk to historical sites... but would have been nice to know ahead of time that we were in the "gayborhood", as our Uber driver called it. The different front desk people were less...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A very clean and safe hotel in a perfect location. The Independent is close to several restaurants, bars and entertainment. Public transportation {SEPTA subway} is only a 10 minute walk away. The staff is friendly and helpful. Much more intimate than the big chain and...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I was pleased with my recent stay at The Independent Hotel and would stay there again. There is not a traditional lobby when you walk in. After ringing a doorbell, hotel staff comes down from upstairs to let you in and check in is on...More

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Response from EmmaW4890, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! I know that we all lead such busy lives so I really appreciate the time you took to leave this review. It is so great to hear that one of our guests really enjoys themselves while staying with...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Small boutique style hotel in Center city so it’s convenient walking to everything and right on top of subway line. Friendly staff. Continental breakfast included. Clean large room. Would definitely stay again.More

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Response from EmmaW4890, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded October 4, 2018

This is Emma Williams General Manager of the Independent Hotel. I just wanted to personally reach out and thank you for your feedback in regards to your stay with us. I know that we all lead busy lives, so I appreciate the time you took...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Because my partner has stayed at The Independent before and really enjoyed it, I booked it for this trip. It seems like things have gone really downhill from previous stays. When he checked in, the room wasn't ready (it was before check-in time) and he...More

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Carlo C
June 16, 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
April 25, 2017|
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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
November 10, 2016|
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We are pet free hotel
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"Book online for a discount price"
coachmarsh
Oct. 2, 2018
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"Wish I knew!"
robertwE2823YS
Sep. 21, 2018
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"Lobby entrance is on 2d floor. Not good for someone with phobia about elevators."
LovesToTravel431
Mar. 7, 2018
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"Try get an off street room"
ShannonA1450
Feb. 2, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$141 - US$398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Inn on Locust
LOCATION
United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaCity Centre East
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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