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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our room faced the main street and unfortunately were up due to the street noise outside. I think they are close/near a bar (?) so we heard a group having a jolly ol' time outside. In the morning we were awoken (if you can call...More

    Thank waitingtoexhale
    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent

    Dear waitingtoexhale, Thank you for your review, and we extremely apologize for any inconvenience due to the outside noise. I completely understand your frustration in this regard. I have shared your feedback with the appropriate department to assess the noise situation. In the meantime I’m...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Wir hatten hier unserem USA Start und waren sehr zufrieden: 1. Zimmer: sehr schön, sauber, bequeme Betten. Zimmer eher klein...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent
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    Lieber Stephanie B, Vielen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, Ihre Erfahrungen zu teilen. Wir bemühen uns, den...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I visited the Independent about 7 years ago and really enjoyed it. I happened to stay here in April 2017 and wanted to write another review. It is a great location right in Midtown. Walking distance to all the great sites, many restaurants and shopping...More

    Thank Dustin T
    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent

    Dear Dustin T, Thank You for taking the time to share your experience with us, Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. I apologize for the clock radio and the WIFI situation. Your comments have been shared with the appropriate...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were here for 3 nights and were a family of 6. We booked 2 rooms....we had requested rooms next to each other or same floor but they put kids on 3rd floor and us on 5th....it was fine since our kids were older. Rooms...More

    Thank Marlo A
    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent

    Dear Marlo A, I’m sorry that we could not accommodate 2 rooms next to each other for you and your family. Knowing that our staff is always trying to go above and beyond to meet our guest expectation, this must was completely unavailable prior to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I spent a night in this clean and comfortable hotel that is convenient to public transportation, restaurants, and city center attractions. The room was attractively furnished. The bathroom had a stall shower with a door (hurrah) and excellent toiletries and towels. There is no restaurant...More

    1  Thank Carol K
    Response from John B, General Manager at The Independent

    Dear Carol K, Thank you for the time you spent to share your feedback and to express your opinion regarding your stay here at the Independent hotel. Your detailed description of our hotel rooms, amenities, service and staff showing that you truly enjoyed everything about...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$172 - US$351 (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
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    jihebron
    I'm claustrophobic and can't handle elevators. Are the lobby and rooms able to be reached by stairs? Or is an elevator ride required?
    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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    Laura Jo L
    Are pets allowed?
    10 November 2016|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    We are pet free hotel
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    ilovevacations50
    Hi, Would like to know which rooms have the full length window in the bathroom.....looks so pretty in the photos.....also which rooms are on top floor so I can book online. thanks
    4 November 2016|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    The room with the full length windows in the bathroom will be 206,306,506,207 and 307. 206 and 306 are queen deluxe room , 506, 307 and 207 are king deluxe room.
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    "Dont choose one facing the street"
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    "Queen Loft was great for my 4 kids....spacious"
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    "If you want a quiet room, ask for one. We did and were very pleased!"
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    "If noise troubles you, you could ask for an interior room."
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