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Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friends chose this hotel where we met and stayed for the weekend. We were impressed. It was in a convenient area and near to the Delaware River. we were in walking distance to many sites and restaurants. The decor is business like and very comfortable. The room was large and clean. the staff was helpful. I mention a problem, not...

Thank John P M
Ocala, florida
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Arriving at this beautiful historic building we were mesmerized by the beautiful colonial style lobby with fireplace, grand stair case and beautiful large lower dining area. We received a warm wonderful welcome by Julian, who surprised me with the honor of being a Best Western Rewards V.I.P. of the day! (join if you haven't already, the rewards are ample and...

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

Dear julieknfla, "If I ever return, I WILL choose this hotel" "Beautiful historic building" "We loved our room, so clean comfortable and quiet" Wow, what a fantastic review and so detailed, thanks for sharing your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. Can you see me smiling? THANKS I appreciate your staying with us and for posting the numerous positive comments and experiences...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent front desk experience. Breakfast is good start to the day. Lobby is big enough and well-appointed. Step out the front door to the history of our country! Many restaurants, lots of them ethnic, in the area. I appreciated having rubberized bathtub mat to prevent falls. Could have used a little more light ih the room; it was far from...

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although the room was small, the location can't be beat. It is minutes from most of the historic sights, and right across from the new Museum of the American Revolution. Breakfast is included, which is a real plus, and the hotel is close to many good restaurants. The staff was incredibly attentive. Parking was around the corner. We really enjoyed...

Thank Marie Z
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is a small hotel in the historic part of the city. Pros - great location, close to lots of history and Penns Landing, friendly and helpful staff, plenty of choices for breakfast which comes free, quiet and peaceful, discount rate to park your car in this garage about 2 blocks away. Cons - Only 2 or 3 cars...

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

Dear PaBarbara, Thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. And thanks for writing about our "great location", our "friendly and helpful staff" along with our free breakfast with "plenty of choices" as well as the "quiet and peaceful" stay you had with us. This is great news. I am sorry that you selected one of our more...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing hotel and staff! All employees that I met were great. I work at a best western in Baltimore and traveled to Philadelphia for a little getaway and this hotel rocked! Julian from front desk Angie from housekeeping Libby the breakfast attendant and joe in maintenance all went out of their way to make my experience wonderful. The hotel is...

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

Dear Angel l, "Amazing Hotel" "This hotel rocked!" "I will definitely be returning!" Wow, thanks for the 5 Star PERFECT review and for sharing your experience with the world. We appreciate it for sure. I consider hotel industry travelers as a tougher than regular guest, so I am thrilled that we exceeded your expectations. This is great, thanks. Please come...

Englishtown, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a hotel of choice for my nephews wedding. His wedding was held at the Ballroom at the Ben, which was on 9th an easy walk and pleasant one, I stayed 2 nights in this charming historic hotel, it's quaint, furnishings pleasant and fitting to the time period of its history. Clean and comfortable. The staff were pleasant and...

Thank Mgiordano1
Staten Island, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed staying here with my children for Spring Break. The location was perfect for touring the historic sights - most were in walking distance! Kids especially enjoyed the make your own Liberty Bell waffle at breakfast. Staff was always friendly and helpful.

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

Dear ellen665, Thanks for your 5 Star PERFECT TripAdvisor review and for bringing your family to stay with us. We appreciate both. Plus, I am glad you enjoyed our Liberty Bell waffles, they are cool and delicious and fun and delicious! Come back again, OK? THANKS JM

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Next to bus routes and near metro. Near independence park, across from museum of the american revolution. Great breakfast selection. Helpful, kind staff. Quiet because it's a smaller hotel. Near great dining options for dinner, lunch, or dessert. I really can't say enough good things.

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Thank brittanyg874
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Been to Philadelphia several times but never stayed in Old City before and glad we did. This historic building houses the nicest quaint hotel you could every ask for. The entire staff front desk, breakfast attendants and housekeeping were pleasant. They must really enjoy working here. Breakfast was downstairs and they had scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy and a waffle...

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

Dear MrCustomerService, "The room was nice sized and very comfortable and included a microwave and fridge" "The nicest quaint hotel you could ever ask for" "Will definitely visit again" We are all smiling here at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel from reading your 5 Star PERFECT TripAdvisor review. Wow, this is fantastic, thanks. Your gracious words are greatly...

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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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 

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Address: 235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Price Range: ₹ 12,143 - ₹ 29,810 (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
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#4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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“only 36 rooms in this hotel; ours faced inner "courtyard" and was quiet”
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“Do not choose the room with double beds.”
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“Go with the king room.”
NonniMc, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor (5th) was very quiet - Room 502”
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