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    Higher Ground Hotel

    200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good24%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 234 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    These guys really make you you feel welcome. I don't know what this building used to be, but they have taken great care to make it a neat place inside. There are several common areas where you can relax and even watch movies on DVD...More

    Thank kevan j
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a lovely boutique hotel in the heart of the Harry Truman historic district of Independence. It's spotless, has a nice hot breakfast buffet and a wonderful private garden complete with a water feature. It's directly across the street from the Truman home and...More

    Thank Catmama56
    Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our Hotel. We appreciate greatly your kind words. It is so nice to know that someone appreciates our efforts to make sure our guests are comfortable. We look forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I desired a Kansas City honeymoon on a budget, but we didn't look at AirBnB early enough to secure Labor Day accommodations and we didn't particularly want to stay in a cheap motel. Hence, Higher Ground. Although we weren't really there for...More

    Thank stephiegust
    Response from moretajunehartman, General Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind words about our hotel. We are centrally located and walking distance to 9 restaurants and shops. Also all of the Harry Truman sites. Sorry, you were offended by the political views of our breakfast attendant. It is never ok to...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is very clean, quiet and comfortable. The added bonuses of its lovely garden, its location in a historic district--within walking distance to downtown attractions--made it perfect for our stay in Independence. The owners' attention and care are obvious in every detail. We're sure...More

    Thank Jannie B
    Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 12 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and thier needs are met. We work hard every day to make sure that hotel is clean and well cared for in the small details, like...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    We booked a room at Higher Ground through Expedia for a Friday night. We ended up having cancel due to a (true) family emergency. I called the hotel on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm to cancel and the man I spoke with was so rude...More

    Thank Phoebe L
    Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 10 June 2017

    Sorry that you were unable to keep your reservation. You must understand that we get a lot of people that call at the last minute and tell us some story to get out of the cancellation fee. Sometimes it is hard to listen to them...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    RAP10
    25 June 2016|
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    Response from Marylou R | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know. You could call the front desk and I'm sure they would tell you. I imagine there may be some State regulations regarding your question.
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    gregrxus
    10 April 2016|
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    Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
    Ours did not. Full size refrigerator in basement kitchen area. Looked like guests were using for beverages?
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    Rayandbrenda
    14 October 2015|
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    Response from moretajunehartman | Property representative |
    3.9 miles. We have a route that brings you right to the parking lot entrance.
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    "Great value, quiet, safe, clean, accommodating staff, off-street parking."
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    "Be advised that all rooms don't have windows."
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    "Room was quaint and perfect for 2 overnight"
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    "Call for a room reservation rather than making it online. The computer doesn't match the front desk..."
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