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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rooms were great and would recommend to anyone. Property was close to the venue for my cousins wedding so very convenient for us. Staff was the best... Thank you to Julian and Angie for all your hard work. We will be back

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear megrogers1981, I am so pleased that you "Loved it" here at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and that you gave us a PERFECT 5 STAR review. This is wonderful news, thanks! I am also thrilled that your "rooms were great" and that you "would recommend" us to anyone. This is also great news. Best of all, you...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and beautiful hotel. We were a short walk (about 2-3 blocks) away from the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, museums, restaurants, etc. Charming and historic, but with modern amenities makes this the perfect place for a visit to Philly. The price was reasonable and fair. Parking was affordable for city parking. The afternoon tea and complimentary breakfast made this...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mickeymotto, "Great location and beautiful hotel" "Charming and historic" "Parking was affordable" "We would stay here again" Thanks for the wonderful 5 STAR perfect review and for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. This is great news. I am also thrilled that you found that our "price was reasonable and fair" and that our "complimentary breakfast" was...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Best Western Independence Park is a delightful hotel tucked into the Old City portion of Philadelphia - a great location if you are interested in walking to the historic landmarks in the city (like the Liberty Bell). The rooms are comfortable, clean, and quiet. The complimentary breakfast is wonderful with hot food and a variety of options including dairy-...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Renee G "A delightful hotel" The complimentary breakfast is wonderful with hot food and a variety of options" "This was a wonderful experience, I would definitely recommend it" Thanks for the 5 Star PERFECT review you shared on TripAdvisor, and thanks for staying with us as well. I am glad you had such a fantastic time and enjoyed staying...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at this hotel during the second week of March 2017 was fabulous! The staff were all very nice and extremely helpful. The complementary breakfast each morning was very good with plenty of options from which to choose. My eight year old especially enjoyed the free cookies and hot chocolate offered each afternoon, while I enjoyed the wine and...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear brendah64113, "The complimentary breakfast each morning was very good" "Our room was nice, comfortable and clean" "My daughter said she was going to miss the hotel and it's friendly staff" "We will definitely stay here again" Wow, what a wonderful review you posted on TripAdvisor, it's clear that you family had a great time in Philadelphia and that you...

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost booked our stay at one of three other hotels I was considering --- until I carefully looked over their reviews. Even though each of the three had very good reviews, I noticed several problems or deficiencies guests noted, such as "extremely noisy," "very small small room," "parking arrangements quite a distance from the hotel," "no on-site breakfasts," etc....

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia W, I am so pleased that your detailed research and consideration of TripAdvisor reviews helped forge your decision to stay at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. This is great news, thanks for telling the world that reviews matter! And that the Best Western was the "Best Choice!" We agree. Plus, I am thrilled that you review...

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming historic hotel in a perfect, central location for a visit to Philly. Rooms were comfortable and clean with a large modern bathroom. Breakfast is included as well as afternoon tea/cookies in the lobby. Will definitely stay here again and would highly recommend to others.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear keeo66, Thank you for the PERFECT 5 Star review and for sharing your experience with the world through TripAdvisor. We appreciate both. You mentioned many wonderful aspects of your stay with us, but here are my favorites.. 1. Charming historic hotel. 2. Rooms were comfortable and clean with a large modern bathroom. 3. Highly recommend to others. 4. Will...

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

I much enjoyed my stay at this hotel. The woman who checked me, Larene was personable and very helpful. It was a friends 30th birthday and being in old city was great since you are out of the hustle of center city, but still in downtown area. Pizza place next door was open until 2am and the hotel's parking lot...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear agifkah, "The hotel's parking lot is very convenient" "Our room was clean and comfortable" "I will always try to stay at this Best Western" Wow, what wonderful comments, thanks for staying with us and thanks for the 5 Star PERFECT review you shared on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! I am thrilled that you found our staff "personable and very...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Staff is pleasant and helpful. Hotel accommodations are just right. Easy off site parking garage (1 block away). Hotel location is perfect for walking to historic sites, restaurants, bars, late night pizza run and nearby movie theater. Get away, enjoy 2nd & Chestnut for 1 or 2 nights with someone special. BW makes Philly hassle free.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark G, Thanks for sharing your "Romantic weekend for two" experience with the world and for giving the Best Western a PERFECT 5 STAR TripAdvisor review. This is fantastic news. I am also pleased that you enjoyed using our "Easy off street parking" and our that our "location is perfect for walking to historic sites, restaurants, bars and nearby...

Philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was so welcoming and great staff. The hotel reminded me of like an old fashioned hotel it was so beautiful and in a great spot. The lady at the front desk name was Lauren was so welcoming. The bathrooms were so clean and the rooms.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear amandafK4311WZ, I am thrilled that you had "a great experience" when you stayed here with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. This is great news. Plus, I am pleased that you found our historic hotel "so beautiful and in a great spot." Honestly, we agree. And thanks for telling the world about our "great staff" and...

Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to. Polite, friendly, and well-trained staff. Clean and quiet. Excellent (and affordable) parking. Phenomenal complimentary breakfast. Easy access to public transportation. Excellent coaching for front desk staff on best ways to get to public transportation (and which bus and subway routes to take).

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George D "Excellent (and affordable) parking" "Polite, friendly, and well-trained staff" "Phenomenal complimentary breakfast" Thanks for the PERFECT 5 STAR TripAdvisor review and thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. We appreciate both! Thanks for sharing your experiences with the world and please do come see us again soon. JM

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're planning to "Visit Philly" this Autumn or Winter, be sure to stay the night at the Independence Park Hotel. We're located in Philadelphia's Historic District and the perfect spot to explore the city, catch a ball game, enjoy a show or just have fun! Stay with us and walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's Post Office, Betsy Ross's House, the National Constitution Center and Penn's Landing. Plus, there are dozens of great restaurants, art galleries and museums to wander through in our historic neighborhood. And if you're in Philadelphia on business, you will love our convenient location, free high speed Internet, complimentary 24/7 business pulse center and our award winning and pretty delicious complimentary continental breakfast. We are close to many corporate and government headquarters, as well as universities and renowned hospitals. Stay a night or longer and when you do, we promise to take good care of you. So, relax and enjoy our stunning architecture and host of complimentary modern comforts, designed to exceed today's demanding traveler needs. Make the most of your visit to Philadelphia, stay at Independence Park Hotel. Come be our guest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel

Address: 235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $243 - $536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Best Western Philadelphia
Philadelphia Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Top floor (5th) was very quiet - Room 502”
 of 5 bubbles brendah64113, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“first floor rooms have no window facing city”
 of 5 bubbles agifkah, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask which rooms face a brick wall.”
 of 5 bubbles 36maryn, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of the Chestnut Street rooms are larger”
 of 5 bubbles Yakker59, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose rooms away from the front of the hotel. Chestnut Street can be noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles 880donnah, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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