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    Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

    235 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2813
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    My intention was a 2 night stay I ended up staying 3. In the middle of the old city and opposite the independence museum. Breakfast was included with afternoon "cookies" with tea and coffee. This is a historic building tastefully restored and presented as a...More

    Thank David B
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    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights with our two kids age 9 and 12 as we wanted to see all the historical district attractions by foot. This hotel is a designated historic building yet it has all the amenities we asked for, including two queen...More

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    Response from InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    Dear TikkiTalk, "All the amenities we asked for" "Seamless access to parking" "The lobby is gorgeous" "Definitely stay here again" Thanks for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel for your family vacation to Philadelphia. I'm glad you had a great time and that...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This hotel is a hidden gem in downtown Philly. Has old city charm with classic look complimented with modern amenities. Conveniently located near historical sites and restaurants. As big city hotels go, the self-parking was easy to use, especially for in and out privileges, while...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    If you desire to be close to the historic museums in Philly then this is your spot! It is within walking distance to all that happening in Philly in addition to some amazing restaurants. Wonderful place for couples, but also very kid friendly.

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    Thank Scseattle
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This is a nice hotel which has been updated and is quite pleasant and comfortable. The room was oddly laid out, but as I said, this is a very old hotel. Everything in the room was modern and there was a nice desk, refrigerator, microwave,...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 144 - USD 413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #4 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #8 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    Darumama
    25 May 2017|
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    Response from 217angell | Reviewed this property |
    No there is not a safe
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    26 April 2017|
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    Response from pattersondu | Reviewed this property |
    We only used the stairs that are visible from the lobby. We only went up one flight. I am not sure about upper floors.
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    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, The bed in our room was comfortable. The room was clean upon arrival. We stayed only 1 night in 1 room. Best Regards
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