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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
    (215) 642-2240
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    “hardwood floors” (32 reviews)
    “queen loft” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 January 2014

    On our 3 week trip down East Coast this was undoubtedly the best hotel we stayed in.Lovely wooden floors,beautiful furniture and a very large bathroom made for a home from home experience.In addition our breakfast(+newspaper)was delivered to our room at time requested. Centrally located(next to...More

    Thank Ken N
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 January 2014

    Dear Ken N, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am thrilled to hear that you found us to be your favorite hotel on your trip along the East Coast! Our breakfast delivery system...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

    Consistently greeted by helpful, friendly staff here, as well as a selection of hot beverages and water in the lobby 24-7. Small selection of breakfast goodies delivered to the door every morning helps start the day off. Location is central and accessible by foot to...More

    Thank npwest
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 January 2014

    Dear npwest, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very pleased to hear you experienced the great customer service that distinguishes our hotel from others in the city. I am also glad that...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2014

    Enjoyed my stay here in early December, although arrived whilst the block was having a power outage, so couldn't actually figure out how to get into the hotel :-). It was however very refreshing to stay in a hotel room which didn't look like every...More

    Thank Phil098
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 January 2014

    Dear Phil098, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I would especially like to thank you for your kind words regarding how unique our hotel is, and for your patience during the power outage on...More

    Reviewed 24 December 2013

    Great location, the nicest staff going so far out of their way. I have never experienced this before. Super clean, fun and different kind of room and the most comfortable bed. Not your typical hotel. We felt as if we were staying in a friend's...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 January 2014

    Dear Izzy8052013, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am so delighted to hear that our staff made you feel completely at home during your stay! Our staff takes enjoyment in interacting with guests...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2013

    I had every intention of getting this review in in a timely manner but didn't. The road somewhere is paved with... :). The traveler who made mention of the leaky ceiling due to rain could have been us. We had an end room looking out...More

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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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    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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