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Higher Ground Hotel

257 reviews
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Free Wifi
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I'm grateful my husband chose this place - we both feel as if we found a true gem! Clean and quiet... The staff was kind enough to direct us to great and reasonably priced bbq, when we arrived, and gave us directions to Arrowhead -a...More

Thank Jodi E
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 19 December 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, the BBQ restaurant that is about a mile from the hotel is a great place. We are also walking distance to 9 restaurants. We work hard to make sure that our guests are...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our Lions District wanted to be close to the Truman Presidential Library and the Truman Memorial Building (on the Independence Square). We contacted Higher Ground Hotel and found the staff to be easy to work with. During the time of our stay we had several...More

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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We enjoyed hosting your group. Your attendees were nice people and easy to care for. We hope to see you again sometime at Higher Ground Hotel...

Reviewed 7 November 2017

This location was convenient to all the Truman attractions. Located in a quiet neighborhood, I could have walked to most destinations. My room, 309, was well attended, large and comfortable. My view was of the Truman Home. The management was very nice and informative. In...More

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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are walking distance to 9 restaurants, many shops, and Historic attractions. Yes, some of our rooms are quite large. Some have skylights to the stars and some overlook our beautiful garden with a goldfish pond. Our...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Higher Ground on a Wednesday night. Since I have some trouble with stairs, I was relieved to find that this small hotel has an elevator. Although we had booked a discount rate through booking.com, the desk clerk said that the hotel...More

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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 4 November 2017

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us . Our Queen Rooms, of which there are four, are the smallest rooms in our hotel. That is why they are the least expensive price. Our King rooms are much larger...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

. Recently we spent two nights at Higher Ground and enjoyed every minute. The Innkeepers are friendly, helpful and operate a very clean, attractive boutique hotel with every amenity available, including breakfast. The location is terrific near all attractions (across the street from the Truman...More

Thank dfl406
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, our garden is still thriving and is a loving place to hang out. Our location is close to all the attractions that our Historic...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$101 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$101 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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26 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.
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?
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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"All rooms used were great accommodations!"
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"I loved room 309 with a queen bed."
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"Inside rooms have no windows"
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