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Higher Ground Hotel

200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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30 Dec.31 Dec.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For sure the most comfortable hotel bed I have EVER slept in. Hotel has charachter, is very quiet, room was large, breakfast was plentiful, setting was LOVELY...literally right across the street from the Truman Home. Be sure to walk the street to read all of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words about Higher Ground Hotel. Our location is absolutely wonderful. You can walk to most of the Historical attractions and to 9 different restaurants. We are located right across the street from Harry Truman's Victorian Home, which you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here two nights and were happy we had found it. If you’re looking for a clean, inviting and well-located accommodation in Independence, look no further. Just diagonally across the street from the Truman homestead, this hotel is an excellent choice....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our best to make sure our hotel is comfortable for the guests. We are walking distance to 9 restaurants and many shops. The Truman Home is right across the street and his library is less...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel was friendly and helpful. It felt more like a bed and breakfast than just a regular hotel stay. The place was super clean. The breakfast was good. It was walking distance to cute shops, good food, and historic sites. We...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words concerning our hotel. We are more like a Bed and Breakfast than a hotel. We are a small hotel with 30 rooms. We are 3 1/2 blocks from Independence Square with all of its restaurants and shops. Everything is...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great location right across from Truman home. Close to town center and so many other historical sites. With easy access from the main road into Independence. We could walk to center of town in a few blocks. The room was very nice with a wonderful...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from moretajunehartman, General Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about Higher Ground Hotel. We work hard to make sure that our guests are comfortable and enjoy thier time spent in Independence. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

3.5v Ok place to stay. It was extremely quiet. Which was great. I was given a ground-level room, where wifi didn't work so maybe upper level rooms are better with that. There's laundry facilities which is cool. The breakfast situation was carb-heavy (typical) with some...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 16 August 2018

Sorry, you had difficulty with the wi-fi. Reception depends on location in our concrete building. The library, lobby, and other common areas get the best quality reception. Or the 2nd or 3rd floor. On Sundays, the Independence Square is almost totally closed. Best to plan...More

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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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 111 - USD 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Missouri > Independence
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USD 111 - USD 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Missouri > Independence
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13 July 2018|
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Response from misskitty20004 | Reviewed this property |
Oh just saw the pool part, there is no pool.
26 June 2016|
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Response from Marylou R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You could call the front desk and I'm sure they would tell you. I imagine there may be some State regulations regarding your question.
11 April 2016|
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Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
Ours did not. Full size refrigerator in basement kitchen area. Looked like guests were using for beverages?
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"ask for the rooms with a view of the garden"
29 Oct. 2018
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"Choose a room overlooking the Garden!"
9 Aug. 2018
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"Ask for a room looking toward Delaware Street."
15 Jun. 2018
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"Get a room with a window!"
5 Jun. 2018
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