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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed 10 September 2013

    We stayed here because of the mix of location, quality of hotel, and price. I'm so glad we did. The hotel is easily accessible from the airport regional rail (get off on Market East station and walk a few blocks), and is close to great...More

    Thank Jill C
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 28 September 2013

    Dear Jill C, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I think it's wonderful that you not only thoroughly enjoyed the time you spent at our hotel, but in the surrounding area as well. It...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2013

    I stayed here one night for a girls' weekend with my friend and our teenaged daughters. We had tickets to see the Phillies at CBP, and Fall Out Boy at Temple. I wanted to stay someplace central with easy transportation between the two venues. I...More

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    Reviewed 7 September 2013

    The Independent is a fine hotel in a great location. We enjoyed a spacious room with a lot of charm and outstanding service. The staff remembered my first name and used it! Since when does that happen? Downtown Philadelphia is noisy but all big cities...More

    Thank Ralph R
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 23 September 2013

    Dear Ralph R, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed how personable and efficient our staff is. As a smaller hotel, we take pride in being able to...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2013

    Chose this based on tripadvisor reviews. Service was EXCELLENT, from booking to help with luggage, to restaurant recs., one maintenance issue (fuse in kitchenette) addressed immediately, manager addressed one billing question immediately. Have never encountered a friendlier, more helpful staff. Within easy walking distance of...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 8 September 2013

    Dear Historygirl76, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am absolutely delighted to hear how impressed you were with the exceptional customer service from our staff members. It's also wonderful that you took advantage...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2013

    We were duly impressed by the spacious room we were given....It was a duplex w/ a couch, flat screen television, built-in fireplace, 1/2 bath & micro/fridge on first floor with a queen bed & full bath upstairs!!!! Convenient to our daughter's college & other places...More

    1  Thank egemini
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 7 September 2013

    Dear egemini, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. Our Queen Loft Suite is a favorite among our repeat guests, and I very happy to hear that you loved it as much as everyone else!...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • US$ 158 - US$ 295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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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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    "Stay away from the front rooms on the fifth floor. External architecture creates funky angles."
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    "It gets very, very, very loud and noisy! You will not be able to sleep!"
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