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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Wonderful, charming, comfortable, clean, friendly, quiet, very well maintained. The breakfast was good with scrambled eggs, link sausage, cereals and breakfast breads. The garden was a beautiful little sanctuary, very peaceful. The location is very nice and convenient to the historic district with the Truman Home and Nolan Home right next door. This was my second visit to the Higher...

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

We were visiting family nearby, and the hotels in the area are more expensive than we wish to pay. Higher Ground, while not inexpensive, was more mid-range. It is a former office building and remodeled very well. Interesting nooks, like a library on one floor, if you want to read/relax outside of your room. Our room was very clean and...

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Plainville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We recently stayed at the Higher Ground for 2 nights on a short trip with a friend. We picked the Higher Ground because it was almost across the street from the Truman Home and our trip was a Truman pilgrimage! My husband and I had a large corner room with 2 queen beds, a desk and comfortable chairs in addition...

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Fredericktown, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great room with a great view, quiet, comfortable and very friendly. Very helpful, and the place is very convenient if you are going to the downtown area. Grounds were beautiful and well kept. Beautiful artwork and interesting furniture/antiques and other decor as you went from your room to the breakfast room, and out to the parking lot. Got massages while...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay! The peaceful neighborhood, beautiful garden, convenient location, and yummy breakfast all played a part in the perfect weekend! Our room was spotless, so comfortable, and like a breath of fresh air coming back to for the night! With the added security of having to enter a code we felt safe and secure. Hopefully next time we'll...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and we are glad to know that it is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again at Higher Ground Hotel...

Hayden, Idaho
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a non traditional, eclectic place to stay - this is it. The hotel is a renovated old office building. Don't expect plush - but a comfortable room. We had a king size bed overlooking the garden. Toilet & shower (plenty of hot water ) separate with the sink in the room. Floor to ceiling window...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you were comfortable during your stay at Higher Ground Hotel. We appreciate your kind words...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Comfortable room with free-wifi. Wonderful breakfast. Kind and friendly staffs. Coin laundry, PC and printer in the shared space. Neighborhood is very nice to walk around. It takes about 10 minutes to walk to Truman Library and Museum. It also takes 10 minutes to walk to several wonderful restaurants. I am sure this is the best place near the Truman...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We work hard to make sure that our guests feel welcome and comfortable. We hope that your work that was done here in Independence will be successful. We look forward to seeing you again at Higher Ground Hotel.

North Carolina
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I loved staying at the Higher Ground Hotel. I traveled to Independence, MO to do research at the Truman Library, and this hotel was within walking distance. I had a hot breakfast every morning, coffee in my room in the afternoon, and a comfortable bed to sleep in. The hotel provided what I needed, and the owner even gave me...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It is nice to hear that our work to make sure our guests are comfortable is noticed. We hope that your research at the Truman Library was just what you needed for your work to be successful. We hope to see you again sometime.

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This hotel has the feel of a B&B. The room was very clean and spacious. I was pleasantly surprised to see that it even had a refrigerator. The location is perfect. It is a nice walk to restaurants. We enjoyed our stay!

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to make sure that our facility is clean and that our guests are comfortable. We hope to see you again at Higher Ground Hotel...

Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Went to visit the Truman library and museum, and this was a very convenient in-town place. Very big, comfortable room. Our host gave us a map and a great orientation so we could find points of interest and restaurants. Walked downtown and had a very nice dinner at Cafe Verona.

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We try hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and happy during their stay with us. Hope to see you again sometime..

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Higher Ground Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a wonderful Historic District across the street from Harry S. Truman's home and close to his library and other attractions. We are within 3 blocks of Independence Square surrounding the Historic Courthouse. There are many restaurants and shops on the Square, plus a movie theater and a bowling alley. There are several museums in our area and many fun things to do like take a covered wagon ride around the area. The hotel has a beautiful garden where you can relax. We have a large selection of Blue Ray Movies that you can watch free in one of our 2 lounges. You can also order High Tea in the Afternoon served in our library or your room. There is much to enjoy at Higher Ground Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Higher Ground Hotel

Address: 200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633
Region: United States > Missouri > Independence
Price Range: RM525 - RM653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Higher Ground Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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