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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    Our room faced the main street and unfortunately were up due to the street noise outside. I think they are close/near a bar (?) so we heard a group having a jolly ol' time outside. In the morning we were awoken (if you can call...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear waitingtoexhale, Thank you for your review, and we extremely apologize for any inconvenience due to the outside noise. I completely understand your frustration in this regard. I have shared your feedback with the appropriate department to assess the noise situation. In the meantime I’m...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    I visited the Independent about 7 years ago and really enjoyed it. I happened to stay here in April 2017 and wanted to write another review. It is a great location right in Midtown. Walking distance to all the great sites, many restaurants and shopping...More

    Thank Dustin T
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Dustin T, Thank You for taking the time to share your experience with us, Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. I apologize for the clock radio and the WIFI situation. Your comments have been shared with the appropriate...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    We were here for 3 nights and were a family of 6. We booked 2 rooms....we had requested rooms next to each other or same floor but they put kids on 3rd floor and us on 5th....it was fine since our kids were older. Rooms...More

    Thank Marlo A
    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Marlo A, I’m sorry that we could not accommodate 2 rooms next to each other for you and your family. Knowing that our staff is always trying to go above and beyond to meet our guest expectation, this must was completely unavailable prior to...More

    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    I spent a night in this clean and comfortable hotel that is convenient to public transportation, restaurants, and city center attractions. The room was attractively furnished. The bathroom had a stall shower with a door (hurrah) and excellent toiletries and towels. There is no restaurant...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear Carol K, Thank you for the time you spent to share your feedback and to express your opinion regarding your stay here at the Independent hotel. Your detailed description of our hotel rooms, amenities, service and staff showing that you truly enjoyed everything about...More

    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    We loved staying here for a trip to visit family in Philadelphia. Our room was quiet, and well stocked. The parking garage across the street was convenient, and saved a lot of stress if you need to drive. Having Little Nonna's and Bud & Marilyn's...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear KSD843, Thank You for the nice words and the pleasant feedback, we are here working hard to make every guest's stay so memorable, and such feedback is an amazing reward. I shared your review with our entire staff member and we all so greatly...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$155 - US$295 (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
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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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    jihebron
    26 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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    We are pet free hotel
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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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    "Dont choose one facing the street"
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