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The Independent Hotel

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness centre
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

I really liked the independent hotel, it's in a great location, really central to Philadelphia which makes for a brilliant location to be able to walk to all of the city's many attractions and sights. The reception staff are all very friendly and efficient and...More

Thank johnpears
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 20 September 2014

Dear johnpears, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. The reason why so many of our guests return to see us again and again is because the friendly, personalized service from a front desk staff...More

Reviewed 5 September 2014

A few minutes after checkin we ask the manager john for directions and left the hotel. When we returned our bags had been opened and pain medication stolen. John told us the machine used to see who went in the room was broken. John promised...More

7  Thank tom h
Response from Daniel V, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 24 September 2014

Hi tom h, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit to Philadelphia and thank you for your feedback. I apologize that you still feel unsatisfied with our proposed resolution to your issue. As we discussed, while the security cameras and lock history...More

Reviewed 3 September 2014

We had a perfect stay at the Independent--from the convenient complimentary continental breakfast delivered right to our room in the morning to the wine and cheese in the lobby in the evening! It was in walking distance to Love Park, Reading Terminal Station and Independence...More

2  Thank Diane C
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 14 September 2014

Dear Diane C, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. Perfection is what we aim for here at the Independent, and I'm delighted to hear that's the experience you had. Our location and staff truly...More

Reviewed 2 September 2014

I was a little wary about the my stay here. While at brunch to kill time before check-in, we received a phone call that the upgrade we had received was a mistake and we would have to revert to the smaller, original room reserved. Days...More

Thank Cherelle L
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 14 September 2014

Dear Charelle L, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. While I am very sorry to hear that we made a mistake with assigning your guest room, I am very pleased that we were able...More

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Nice location. If you're driving, look for their stay and park free package, although parking across the street from the hotel is only $27, as opposed to the $40+ at the pricier hotels. You'll park down the street with the package, but they have a...More

Thank cmr57
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 12 September 2014

Dear cmr57, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I'm very glad to hear that your stay with us was so enjoyable that you are certain you will return the next time you are in...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$ 160 - US$ 341 (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
Details
Price range
US$ 160 - US$ 341 (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
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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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Laura Jo L
11 November 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
We are pet free hotel
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"Lobby entrance is on 2d floor. Not good for someone with phobia about elevators."
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"Try get an off street room"
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"The King Suite had great views and very little noise, and was so cozy!"
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"Look at another hotel."
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