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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed 6 October 2013

    This is really a nice hotel - the rooms are clean and beautifully furnished (we loved the hardwood floor!) and the staff is very friendly and gives the place a nice atmosphere. We especially enjoyed the huge painting of the city hall tower in the...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 19 October 2013

    Dear JON216, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am so glad you were satisfied with how convenient our location is for sightseeing in Philly, our friendly staff, and our carefully detailed guest rooms....More

    Reviewed 3 October 2013

    The Independent Hotel was as elegant as I expected, the queen room was tastefully decorated and wonderfully spacious, the Inn in it self had great character. I loved checking in and getting a glass of Wine to help ease the day stresses. Lots of wonderful...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 6 October 2013

    Dear Carmen A, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you were satisfied with all aspects of the hotel, from your guest room to the wine and cheese reception....More

    Reviewed 29 September 2013

    My deluxe queen room on the top floor was even more elegant, charming and comfortable than I had expected with beautiful views of the city, quality furniture and lovely furnishings. Dan and Eric are great hosts, willing and able to help with anything you need....More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 6 October 2013

    Dear Jasmine_and_Pelicans, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. It's fantastic that your stay with us stood out so much that it inspired you to write us such a thorough review, of which I am...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2013

    We stayed here for 2 nights . The room was quite large but there wasn't a lot of natural light in it . The long narrow windows had blinds halfway down . When we pulled one up the view was of a broken window in...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 6 October 2013

    Dear Pixie056, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very pleased to hear that you found your room to be spacious, comfortable, and quiet. However, I am sorry to to hear that you...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2013

    The Independent is a hotel with real character - old wooden floors and bare brick walls give the place a distinctive feel, but all of the modern amenities make it very comfortable. It's also very central - an easy walk to most of the city....More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 6 October 2013

    Dear Mad-and-Irish, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. It is absolutely wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your entire stay with us. I am glad you admired the charm of the building, and also...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$152 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
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    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    Carlo C
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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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    10 November 2016|
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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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