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Reviewed 19 May 2014

We found this gem on a booking site, and weren't quite sure what we'd find, since it is, as it says, an "independent" (in this case, very small chain) hotel. We were very pleased with what we found. The hotel is perfectly located for cultural...More

Thank Leslie W
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 17 June 2014

Dear LeslieOW, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I'm very pleased to hear that you had such a comfortable stay, and that you enjoyed our location which I agree is absolutely perfect! Nick is...More

Reviewed 18 May 2014

I chose this hotel due to its proximity to the Kimmel center. It's in a charming neighborhood, the parking is close, and the staff is attentive. The room was cramped, although the bathroom, with dual shower heads, was huge. I found it very quiet and...More

Thank BetweentheLakes
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 7 June 2014

Dear BetweentheLakes, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I'm glad you found our neighborhood and hotel equally charming, and also that you received excellent service from our front desk staff. If you are visiting...More

Reviewed 17 May 2014

The Independent has a perfect location in the heart of Center City, with discounted parking close by. The room was a nice size, clean and tastefully decorated, and the beds were very comfortable. Our room was located to the back and no issue with noise-but...More

Thank NJredhead
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 7 June 2014

Dear NJredhead, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I agree with you that our hotel has a much more personal feel, all thanks to our amazing staff! Our front desk agents take pride in...More

Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed here one night while on a business trip. The room was great - wood floors, old desk. Beautiful furniture. The only issue I had was how loud it was. I was here on a Thursday and could hear people yelling after being at...More

Thank Smittie684
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 7 June 2014

Dear Smittie684, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. It's great that you enjoyed the layout and setup of your guest room, and also the amenities we offer our guests like complimentary breakfast delivery and...More

Reviewed 13 May 2014

The area is relatively convenient - I was working at the convention center and could walk there in the AM in 10 minutes or so (though I would never do it at night) and there are some good restaurants nearby (hellooo Garces Trading Co), but...More

2  Thank Ria M
Response from Daniel V, Front Desk Supervisor at The Independent HotelResponded 28 May 2014

Dear Ria M, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. While I am glad you did enjoy some aspects of our hotel, such as the great location and the spaciousness of your guest room, I...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$ 197 - US$ 413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 197 - US$ 413 (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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"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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