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Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

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IMPORTANT UPDATE – HOTEL TEMPORARILY CLOSED DEAR FRIENDS, Due to a recent fire in a nearby apartment building, resulting in subsequent damage, The Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is now temporarily closed. We are currently restoring and renovating the hotel with a reopen date of July 2019. We are looking forward to seeing you all once again at the new Best Western PLUS Independence Park Hotel. To cancel and rebook at another Best Western Hotel, please call 800 780 7234 or visit We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you, Staff, Management & Owners 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!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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We stayed in this hotel first several years ago. Pleasant, with its own style, in the middle of the historic heart of Philadelphia. Very pleasant staff. The hotel seem to have upgraded from what i remember and kept up with adjustments and improvements. Nice standard rooms,
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We stayed here for two nights and would definitely return to this hotel! Perfect location in the historical district. There are a lot of thoughtful touches, such as the afternoon tea and cookies, and the roaring fire and comfortable sitting area with bowl of fruit in lobby.
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Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
Responded 16 Feb 2018
Dear Missy C. "We loved our stay" "Would definitely return to this hotel" "Breakfast was outstanding" Thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel for your multi-night stay in Philadelphia and for posting this PERFECT 5 Star review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! And thanks for telling the world about your stay, our "perfect location", the numerous "thoughtful touches" we offer and our "very friendly and helpful" staff. This is great news. We look forward to your return visit and meeting the many new guests you "will recommend" stay with us! THANK YOU JM
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Our first floor room overlooked the main street yet was pleasantly quiet, with instant hot water, and was roomy enough for both of us. Breakfast was superb! soft classical music is played as you dine on a wide variety of dishes that will suit most culinary
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My husband and I have stayed at The Independence a couple of times now. As previous people have said it is ideally situated, good hotel and above all the staff are so nice. Never stayed on a Tuesday so can't comment on the wine and cheese evening. The cookies and coffee are
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Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
Responded 27 Feb 2018
Dear Pickergills, We appreciate your repeated support, your kind words and your best wishes for our staff and team as we rebuild the Independence Park Hotel. Thank you so much for these heart warming comments, they mean so much to us. We are sorting things out, contacting future guests and taking care of the groups who had booked with us. But, we are really looking forward to opening our doors and taking care of our friends, guests and everyone who enters our doors. We will see you in a few month. OK? Thanks JM
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The Independence Park Hotel is a 36 room property on the National Register of Historic Places that sits in possibly the best location for exploring Olde City Philadelphia. Under the Best Western Plus label it offers an expanded continental breakfast in the downstairs atrium and
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Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
Responded 27 Feb 2018
Dear Mark G. Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star review and for sharing your experience with the world on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your staying with us over Valentine's Day 2018. These comments are very welcomed and we look forward to seeing you again. We are currently closed due to a fire adjacent to the hotel, but we will be restoring our historic hotel and reopening again in a few months. So, come back and see us later this year. OK? THANKS JM.
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We kept our car there for the two days/nights we stayed (didn't use it during our stay.). The parking garage is actually about a block and a half away, and seems to be pretty well used by people in and out while we were there, as we didn't see any other parking garages in the area. We parked by the elevator under lighting.
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How far is it to Eastern State Penitentiary?
The Penitentiary is approximately 3 miles from the hotel.
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Is there availability for a fold away bed? Will it fit in a one queen room?
Have to agree with the other nice folks. I can't imagine squeezing any type of rollaway bed, or even a cot, into one of the queen rooms. It was a comfortable room for two people, but I don't think you'd be able to move if you added another piece of furniture. Hope you have a great trip.
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Does the hotel have an indoor pool?
No, they don't have a pool.
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Does this hotel have laundry facilities?
No, there was no laundry on-site.
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"Try making your own waffles on the machine provided!"
"We have stayed at the front and back of the hotel,all rooms were fine with us."
"I preferred the higher floors because it felt like there was less noise."
"Try the King size bedded room overlooking the restaurant..."
"I like first floor rooms for easy access. The cozy lobby is a great place to read. Afternoon tea and cookies are welcome."
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