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    The Independent

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

    We really enjoyed our stay at this great hotel. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Our room was large and comfortable. We had no complaints other than the Tv was difficult to operate (but we were told there was a problem with the system...More

    Thank N R
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 18 June 2013

    Dear N R, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am sorry to hear that you had a few TV issues in your room. After your stay, we have recently purchased brand new Televisions...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2013

    What made The Independent special was the personalized service. All the staffmembers that we interacted with were professional and nice, but not in a cloying way. They helped provide a pass to the 12th street gym, a printer to print out museum passes, and a...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 18 June 2013

    Dear ck76, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you used the wonderful amenities that our hotel offers, such as complimentary passes to the 12th Street Gym, our complimentary...More

    Reviewed 3 June 2013

    There are some very good things about this hotel: the staff, to a one, is friendly and helpful, the location is good, the rooms are spacious (305 and 502), and there's always coffee available in the lobby. However, it needs some tweeking to be a...More

    Thank lsnyder813
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 June 2013

    Dear lsnyder813, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very sorry to hear that your stay was not up to your standards. I have recently ordered new duvet covers for the hotel and...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2013

    I really wanted to like this hotel and our stay there, but there were a few too many gliches. The hotel is well located and the people working there couldn't be nicer. That said, however, we had a few problems, which added together detracted somewhat...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 13 June 2013

    Dear skafro, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very sorry to hear that your stay was not up to your standards. I personally spoke with you about the issues that you had...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2013

    I stayed here a few weeks ago. The hotel is really laid back and charming and all of the people were friendly and pleasant. The hotel was immaculate and the rooms have hard wood floors (or at least mine did) and they're well appointed and...More

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    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 11 June 2013

    Dear Donte J Thank you for choosing the The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our guest rooms, and yes- all of our rooms have hardwood floors. We hope that if...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • USD 158 - USD 290 (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
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    • Number of rooms
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    Carlo C
    17 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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    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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