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    The Independent Hotel

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
    (215) 642-2240
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    “hardwood floors” (33 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 April 2014

    My daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights while we were in the Philly area looking at colleges. The hotel was perfect- clean, great location, nice and spacious rooms, simple breakfast delivered to your door, parking right near by, and very friendly staff. If...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 6 April 2014

    Dear cowmu1, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, from the cleanliness and spaciousness of your guest room to the convenience of our parking garage...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    I stayed at the Independent while in town for a conference being held a few blocks away at the Marriott. The neighborhood around the hotel is cute, with many bars/restaurants. The staff was exceedingly warm and friendly. They had to change our room from the...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 6 April 2014

    Dear S0phea, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am so glad to hear that our staff left a lasting impression on you, and that you were thoroughly pleased with your accommodations despite the...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    I absolutely loved this hotel, the rooms are gigantic and well furnished and the staff are very friendly. I have stayed in single rooms in some UK hotels that were the same size as the bathroom here !!! There is a real ambience of cultured...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 31 March 2014

    Dear lee_bear, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am absolutely delighted that you found our to hotel to be exceptional, and that you enjoyed the spaciousness and coziness of your guest room. I...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2014

    Since I was going to be in Philadelphia Thurs & Fri at the Convention Center, I decided to stay in the city rather than commute in both days. The location was great, I was at an event down the street at the Curtis Institute of...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 31 March 2014

    Dear chrisx98, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am happy to hear that you found the location of our hotel convenient for your visit to the Curtis Institute of Music, and that you...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2014

    I love staying at boutique hotels, and The Independent didn't disappoint. The location is spectacular and well within walking distance to hip restaurants, galleries and cool stores. For a bit longer stroll, it was easy to get to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and Reading...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Dear 766JudyFM, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very glad that you had a wonderful time exploring the exciting neighborhood we are located in. Reading Terminal Market is definitely a must for...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$130 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • City Center East
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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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    11 November 2016|
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    We are pet free hotel
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    "I have stayed in several rooms; all are equally good."
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    "If you’ll be there for a weekend, think of asking for an inside room not overlooking the street."
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