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Birdsboro
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A really nice hotel in a convenient location that has a staff who are ready, willing, and able to make a visit to Philadelphia enjoyable. Check out this hotel for a nice experience in the most historical and interesting area of Philadelphia.

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nyc, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would like to start off by saying the location of this hotel is perfect for a history filled trip to Philly. It is located near many of the historical sites and there are a variety of nice restaurants and bars in the area. However, we were very disappointed with our bed size and service assistant at Best Western Independence...

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Took a flight out of Tampa that was delayed until almost 1am, called hotel notified them I was delayed, showed up after 3am and the lady at front desk was AWESOME, great hotel and staff!! Breakfast was great

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scott S, "AWESOME, great hotel and staff! Your review was short, sweet and right to the point. Thanks for telling the world how AWESOME your stay at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel was. Thank you. Thank You. THANK YOU. JM

Stroudsburg, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is in a great location if you were visiting Philly for sightseeing or to celebrate New Year's Eve as we did. The staff is friendly and welcoming. They are organized making parking easy and your stay effortless and provide small things like tea and cookies at 4pm that make you feel special. The...

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Shamong, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel right i the center of the historic disitrct of Philadelphia. Clean facility. Polite, helpful staff.Convenient to historic sites in the city. Hot, plentiful breakfast. Have stayed here in the past, will stay here again in the future.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear H3515VSrickw, "Great hotel" "Hot plentiful breakfast" "Will stay here again in the future" Wow, these are awesome comments, thanks for posting them on TripAdvisor and for staying with us. We appreciate both! Plus, when you wrote how "convenient to historic sites" the Best Western Independence Park Hotel is helps travelers best understand how well located our hotel is when...

ALLENTOWN, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historic hotel in the heart of the historic district. Within easy walking distance to Philadelphia's Historic sites, Penn's Landing, museums, theaters, shopping, and restaurants. The staff was excellent. The room was spacious and comfortable with nice furnishings and an updated, clean bathroom. The breakfast was very nicely laid out in a lovely dinning hall. There were lots of food...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claire K, "Great historic hotel" "Staff was excellent" "I would highly recommend" Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star review on TripAdvisor and for your gracious comments. We appreciate your staying with us and for sharing your "Excellent" experience with the world. I am thrilled that we were able to help make your visit to Philadelphia successful. We look forward...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is very well located. The facility is nice, stylish, historic and pleasant to stay at. The parking is a bit expensive though. Service is decent, (free) breakfast is ok. Rooms are clean and with comfortable.

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eddy S, Thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel for you lodging in Philadelphia. I am pleased that you found our hotel to be "very well located", "nice, stylish historic and pleasant to stay at" and that your room was "clean and comfortable." This is great news. As for our parking, at $17 per night with...

Great Mills, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful at check-in/check-out. Parking in a safe, nearby garage for $17/day with the ability to come and go as we pleased was a great and convenient amenity. The area is well-lit, great for walking to the many nearby restaurants and historic sites. Couldn't ask for a better downtown location! We had a Groupon, which...

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Dear curtiskatieh, "Couldn't ask for a better downtown location!" "Parking...was a great and convenient amenity" "The staff were extremely friendly and helpful" Thank you, thank you, thank you! We appreciate your selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and for sharing your wonderful experience with the world on TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! Please come back and see us again.......

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on New Years as it was close to an event we were attending. Parking is not on site, but just available just around the corner. There is a charge for parking. Our room included a small refrigerator and microwave and all the typical amenities. The bed was comfortable, the room quiet and our sleep quite good. We had...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general, I avoid Best Western Hotels but this one looked different online so I gave it a shot and was very pleased. I've stayed at several hotels in this area of Philly and this one is the best value so far. The Pros: - Great location in nice part of the city with plenty to do in walking distance...

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InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stevehok, Thanks for the 5 Star review on TripAdvisor, this is great news. Plus, considering you are not a regular Best Western customer, your comment about us being "the best value" "in this area of Philly" is wonderful to read. Plus, I am pleased that you found that our "Staff is very helpful and polite" our rooms "nice and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel

Address: 235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: ₹ 9,149 - ₹ 22,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Best Western Philadelphia
Philadelphia Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#6 Best Value Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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