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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The Higher Ground is perfectly located to visit the Harry S Truman related attractions in Independence, within walking distance of many of them. The included breakfast was great. The private garden is perfect for unwinding and quite relaxation.

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable during their stay with us. Hope to see you again at Higher Ground Hotel...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

What a quaint, quiet, out of the way place; yet so close to any place you might plan to visit in or around Kansas City. Upon checkin, you'll notice individually wrapped Jelly Belly beans! The rooms were small, yet very well appointed and the owners made good use of the available space. The bathrooms were small, as well, but again,...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We do our best to see to it that our guests are comfortable during their stay at Higher Ground Hotel. Thank your for noticing the details of our efforts. Hope to see you again !!

Marion, Ohio
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Our room was quite small but contained comfortable chairs and a nice desk. There was a lounge area on our floor for relaxing and use of a public computer. An elevator was a very helpful. It is located within a block of the Truman home and we were able to walk to Independence Square from there. The furnishings were beautiful...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our Staff works every day to insure a quality experience for our guests. Thank you for noticing our efforts to make our hotel inviting for our guests. Hope to see you again!!

Vermillion, South Dakota
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We are really tired of staying in generic hotels, so this was a refreshing change of pace. The owners are helpful and pleasant folks, the rooms are comfortable, and the garden area very peaceful. Breakfast was plentiful and varied - yogurt, cereal, fruit, sweet rolls and such. On the weekend day we were provided with scrambled eggs and sausage, and...

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moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging words. Our Staff works hard every day to insure a comfortable stay for our guests. We will look into the light around the door issue. Thank you for noticing the details of our efforts to insure a quality experience for our guests.

Reviewed 2 May 2016

Wonderful, charming, comfortable, clean, friendly, quiet, very well maintained. The breakfast was good with scrambled eggs, link sausage, cereals and breakfast breads. The garden was a beautiful little sanctuary, very peaceful. The location is very nice and convenient to the historic district with the Truman Home and Nolan Home right next door. This was my second visit to the Higher...

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

We were visiting family nearby, and the hotels in the area are more expensive than we wish to pay. Higher Ground, while not inexpensive, was more mid-range. It is a former office building and remodeled very well. Interesting nooks, like a library on one floor, if you want to read/relax outside of your room. Our room was very clean and...

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Plainville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We recently stayed at the Higher Ground for 2 nights on a short trip with a friend. We picked the Higher Ground because it was almost across the street from the Truman Home and our trip was a Truman pilgrimage! My husband and I had a large corner room with 2 queen beds, a desk and comfortable chairs in addition...

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Fredericktown, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great room with a great view, quiet, comfortable and very friendly. Very helpful, and the place is very convenient if you are going to the downtown area. Grounds were beautiful and well kept. Beautiful artwork and interesting furniture/antiques and other decor as you went from your room to the breakfast room, and out to the parking lot. Got massages while...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay! The peaceful neighborhood, beautiful garden, convenient location, and yummy breakfast all played a part in the perfect weekend! Our room was spotless, so comfortable, and like a breath of fresh air coming back to for the night! With the added security of having to enter a code we felt safe and secure. Hopefully next time we'll...

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Thank you for your kind words. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and we are glad to know that it is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again at Higher Ground Hotel...

Hayden, Idaho
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a non traditional, eclectic place to stay - this is it. The hotel is a renovated old office building. Don't expect plush - but a comfortable room. We had a king size bed overlooking the garden. Toilet & shower (plenty of hot water ) separate with the sink in the room. Floor to ceiling window...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Higher Ground Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a wonderful Historic District across the street from Harry S. Truman's home and close to his library and other attractions. We are within 3 blocks of Independence Square surrounding the Historic Courthouse. There are many restaurants and shops on the Square, plus a movie theater and a bowling alley. There are several museums in our area and many fun things to do like take a covered wagon ride around the area. The hotel has a beautiful garden where you can relax. We have a large selection of Blue Ray Movies that you can watch free in one of our 2 lounges. You can also order High Tea in the Afternoon served in our library or your room. There is much to enjoy at Higher Ground Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Higher Ground Hotel

Address: 200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633
Region: United States > Missouri > Independence
Price Range: ₹ 7,174 - ₹ 8,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Higher Ground Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Be advised that all rooms don't have windows.”
 of 5 bubbles Hobnail, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room was quaint and perfect for 2 overnight”
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“Call for a room reservation rather than making it online. The computer doesn't match the front desk records or something”
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“Our room was on the third floor; we had no problems whatsoever, but someone with health issues might want to stay on the 1st floor.”
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“Third floor rooms my favorite. Roomy and comfortable.”
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