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Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We were about to move to a new home and were all packed with the bare essentials left to live with.....decided to pack them up the night before settlement and stay in a hotel which happened to be around the corner from our first of two settlements that day.Well worth the money!!!! We were so happy with all the package...

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InnsOfDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian & Andrea P, "Romantic Getaway", what a nice review and thanks for staying with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. I am glad your stay with us was so much fun and that you "would return", this is great news. We look forward to your return visit... THANKS JM

hoboken, United States
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great place to stay and have a lot of extra toiletries in case you forget anything!! :) The exterior was a bit obscure and under construction, but overall, great experience! The check in process was easy and convenient. The location is great! Right in the middle of Philly :)

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Stayed for just one night 1/17/2016. Very friendly front desk personnel. Easy check in & out. The Hotel itself is 160 years old but you would never know it. Beautiful staircase greets you when you first walk in and a very inviting fireplace in the lobby. They have free Wi-Fi and a computer in the lobby so that you can...

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Middlebury, Vermont
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We stayed January 17,18 and 19. The room (308) was comfortable, very very good bed, quiet and the bathroom was perfect. Breakfast was excellent with way above average coffee, eggs, waffles, bisquits, sausage gravy one day, bacon one day, oatmeal, cereal and plenty other good things...yum! Tea and cookies at 4! We did Independence Hall, etc, the art museum and...

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InnsOfDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William P, I am glad your 3 night stay was "All good" as you described in your TripAdvisor review. Thanks for your kind and detailed comments, we appreciate everything. I loved how you described your "room was comfortable, very, very good bed" and how the "bathroom waas perfect", "breakfast was excellent" and how "parking was easy and convenient". Wow!...

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This past weekend, we had an overnight trip to the city. I am so glad that we chose this hotel! The building, the lobby, our room, everything was gorgeous! The staff could not have been more friendly and accommodating. We were actually bummed when we had to leave on Monday because we had such a great time there. I would...

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Quincy, Washington
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I had to travel to Philadelphia for business but was able to bring my 13 year old son who loves history and we programmed an extra one and a half days to check out Philadelphia and its historical sites. We arrived after midnight on a Thursday and there was nowhere to park in front of the hotel to unload. The...

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Catonsville, Maryland
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Great Hotel! Staff were friendly and the room was really nice. We got a room on the first floor which was great for convenience but not so great for a view. Be sure to get a room not on the first floor if you are looking for a nicer view. The continental breakfast was really good and we liked the...

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InnsOfDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Happy Birthday Sandy S, "Overall an excellent job by the staff and a beautiful hotel" Wow, what a wonderful review you gave us on TripAdvisor, I am glad your birthday weekend was fun and you enjoyed staying with us. Plus, I was thrilled that you described our complimentary full American breakfast buffet as "really good" and that you described our...

Catonsville, Maryland
Reviewed 19 January 2016

It's rare that every single staff member at a hotel would have such a warm, welcoming presence, but we found it at this hotel. My daughter left her camera in the room, which was found and promptly reported to us the day we checked out. Thanks for a very pleasant stay!

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Charlotte, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Having never stayed at a Best Western before I was not sure what to expect from this hotel and their staff. I have stayed at a lot of the Marriott Resorts over the years and I can say without any doubt that my stay at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel was far superior than what I have encountered...

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Chicago
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The hotel is right in the middle of a great district with lots of bars and restaurants just steps away. The staff is fantastic giving the feeling that you are in a top boutique hotel. Parking is about 2 blocks away, but it was with a keycard that gave in out privileges. The room was tiny, but nicely appointed with...

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InnsOfDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JNSK_IL, Thanks for the PERFECT score you gave us on TripAdvisor. Wow, this is great news! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and you told the world that our "staff is excellent" and how you named us as a "top boutique hotel", thanks. I was also pleased to see that you found your room, "nicely appointd with...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: $247 - $532 (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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“The king room was spacious and comfortable.”
jgillys, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“I went for the top floor, as this was quiet (but it is not a noisy hotel).”
79edgar, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“only 36 rooms in this hotel; ours faced inner "courtyard" and was quiet”
W9383ZGkareng, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose the room with double beds.”
912mariez, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go with the king room.”
NonniMc, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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