We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Higher Ground Hotel

257 reviews
Save
Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (1)
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“office building”(18 reviews)
“truman house”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
4 Mar.5 Mar.
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 103.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Independence hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6ed03e209eae473baeed8a07ce80eb73", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":295281,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[35111902],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":103,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"6ed03e209eae473baeed8a07ce80eb73","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":103,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":103,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":103,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":103,"hotelName":"Higher Ground Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZlZDAzZTIwOWVhZTQ3M2JhZWVkOGEwN2NlODBlYjczIiwiQUlLIjoiNDVmMmQ0YzQ4M2QyNGE3ZWJjMWVlMTc0YzU3YjY5YTkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/03/2018", "checkOut": "05/03/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 103", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"35111902":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (257)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for Higher Ground Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
257 results
Traveller rating
171
64
17
2
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
171
64
17
2
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsoffice buildingtruman househistoric districtboutique hotelkoi pondprivate gardendirectly across the streetkansas citypresidential libraryno windowtown squarefox newsyogurtoff street parkingresidential neighborhoodcoin laundrysmall hotel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 257 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Higher Ground Hotel is in Independence Missouri. Close enough to Kansas City to enjoy what it has to offer but off the beaten path and away from the noise. It's basically across the street from the Harry S Truman House and the Truman Walk which...More

Thank JoeMarlin
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Yes, we are very well located to take in all of the Historic Sites that Independence has to offer, the least of which is Harry Truman's Home and his library. We are a...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at the higher ground hotel and I loved the decor of this older hotel. The whole place smelled wonderful and the breakfast in the morning was adequate. The beds are comfortable and it is right across the street from the Truman home....More

Thank bettyv777
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are a Mid-Century Modern Building in a Historic District, so there are not many changes we can make. It is a Federal...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

This hotel felt older. They still use keys. Furnishings were old. Code needed to get in building, which was good. It was comfortable enough but nothing special. We picked this because it was the only place with availability for our dates. Breakfast was late and...More

Thank ModelA2007
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 28 August 2017

Our Hotel is a Mid-Century Modern Building in a Historic District, which means we can not change the outside. The inside is totally remodeled and furnished mostly with Antiques, some of which are Chinese from the 18th Century. We are sorry that you did not...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had a lovely stay at Higher Ground. The rooms were spacious, comfortable and included all amenities needed. Looking at Truman's stately home across the street in the evening before tourists arrived in the morning was special. This is not a chain, is uniquely and...More

Thank nancydkgarden
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a review. Your kind words were much appreciated. We work hard to maintain the hotel and to make sure that our guests are comfortable. We enjoy meeting people from all over the world who come to honor Harry...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

My father and I were in town for the eclipse. Wanted to spend another night to sightsee. Found this place and were very happy. Staff was extremely friendly. Rooms a bit small but were fine for one person. No windows except skylight was a bit...More

Thank Marc028
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a review. Our 4 rooms with a skylight are among our most popular rooms. On a clear night, you can see the stars and a full moon, when it happens. The Eclipse was wonderful to watch from our...More

View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345652
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
USD 101 - USD 124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 101 - USD 124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
RAP10
26 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
gregrxus
11 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
Ours did not. Full size refrigerator in basement kitchen area. Looked like guests were using for beverages?
0
Votes
Rayandbrenda
15 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from moretajunehartman | Property representative |
3.9 miles. We have a route that brings you right to the parking lot entrance.
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12
Room Tips
"All rooms used were great accommodations!"
Read review
"I loved room 309 with a queen bed."
Read review
"Inside rooms have no windows"
Read review
"Near the courtyard worked for me."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing