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Lalinde, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

100% genuinely friendly staff can't praise them enough made us feel welcome from beginning to end, the hotel itself is wonderful and not a standard corporate affair, it has a comfortable atmosphere and country house decor beautifully done, the breakfast is also worth a mention, clean environment and quality food we had hot and cold options including some nice bacon,... More 

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Superior, CO
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91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Over a year before our Thanksgiving-week trip to Philadelphia I had done my research and determined this would be the best choice for my family; I made our reservations fifty weeks in advance (literally the day the window opened for the week we were to go). Somehow our reservation got messed up in Best Western's computer system and no one... More 

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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good choice for Old Town Philadelphia. The Independence Park Hotel is in a great location just across the street from the new Museum of The American Revolution. It is walking distance to everything in Old Town. The hotel itself is in a historic building and is very charming. The lobby interior consists of a comfortable sitting area with... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, and has been, for the many times I've visited, hands down one of the hidden gems in Phili. Starting with Adam Munro, manager, all the way around the hotel, the staff are wonderful, supportive, pleasant and kind. Love the warm cider set up in the lobby and the cocktail wine and cheese parties. The Complimentary breakfast is great... More 

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Philadelphia for a wedding, and from the very beginning, before we got there, we were emailed a parking "permit, " welcomed when we arrived, our room was ready, so we were able to drop bags, and everyone on staff was warm and friendly. Breakfast (complimentary) was delicious, warm cider in the lobby refreshing, and checkout was quick.... More 

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

Dear Ann C, Thanks for posting this 5 STAR TripAdvisor review and for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both, thanks. I am thrilled that you found our "complimentary breakfast delicious" and our seasonal "warm cider in the lobby refreshing". This is great news. But my favorite part of your review was this..."I want to go back to this... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a suburbanite, we had "reservations" about staying at an inner city hotel with no parking. The accommodations and staff were terrific. They had provisions for checking in and out, the garage they use is not far, and the parking rate was reasonable. Location is super; once there, you do not need your car. Building is old but totally updated... More 

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

Dear kaboom4321 "Great hotel" "The accommodations and staff were terrific." "Location is super" "Rooms were large" Thanks for the gracious comments, it sure looks like you enjoyed your stay with us. And thanks for telling the world how easy it is to check in and park your car at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. Thanks JM More 

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay in the Best Western! Our room was cozy and well laid out with a wonderfully comfortable bed. The hotel is centrally located amid the many historic attractions of Old Town. The rest of the city is within easy walking distance. There are excellent restaurants of every type within blocks of the hotel. Every staff member that... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was great for walking to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. We could walk to get food and some shopping. The hotel clerks were great. They were helpful with information, always polite and courteous. The parking in front of the hotel was a challenge but I would stay there again. Nice atmosphere and the free breakfast was very... More 

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Buffalo, United States
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is very friendly and helpful. Great location, close to everything and in a great historic district of the city. They had a great range of foods for breakfast and everything was fresh and hot. The room was kind of small and the bed definitely wasn't a queen but for the little time spent in the room, it didn't really... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff members were amazing. At one point, I asked the front desk manager for directions to a local restaurant. She reminded me that is was 7:00 Friday night and it was Veterans day. She then called the restaurant and asked them to hold a table as a favor to her. When we arrived, the place was packed. When I... More 

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

Dear pattersondu, "The whole experience at the Best Western was just perfect." "The staff members were amazing." Wow, thanks for sharing these gracious comments with the world through TripAdvisor. And thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, too. We appreciate your kind words and hope you will be back in Philadelphia again soon. Thank you. JM More 

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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 > City Center East
Price Range: €133 - €343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Best Western Philadelphia
Philadelphia Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#7 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“Even tho our room was right next to the elevator it was quiet and sunny and wonderdul.”
 of 5 bubbles G2inParadise, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“I enjoyed the room at the front of the hotel, look out on the street, there was no noise”
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