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    The Independent

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
    (215) 642-2240
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
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    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “hardwood floors” (32 reviews)
    “queen loft” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed yesterday

    The Independence is a perfect combination of welcoming warmth and modern flair. From the amazing and personable staff to the clean and unique rooms, our stay was wonderful! We will definitely be back!

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    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    We stayed here some years ago and loved it, so when planning a weekend in Philly I did not look elsewhere. The Independent is charming and unique. The hotel begins on the second floor. It is very well located, and parking at EZ park is...More

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    Response from John B, General Manager at The IndependentResponded 9 March 2017

    Dear viageira, I’m so delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to meet your expectations and satisfactory for the second time you stayed with us. We are so honored to have you as a value guest...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Cars parked in loading zone in front of hotel with no hotel personnel helping with luggage. Parking terrace cross the street under construction-valet it. Don't try to self park like I did. Terrifying experience on/off ramp. Must get Tix validated at parking office before exiting...More

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    Response from Shawna E, Front Office Manager at The IndependentResponded 2 days ago

    happywifeof16, Thank you for your review of the Independent Hotel. We are sorry for the experience you had parking and inconveniences you experienced with check-in and housekeeping during your recent stay with us and appreciate the feedback you left for us. The management team will...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had a good stay. The location of the hotel is excellent - everything in Philly within walking distance and lots of good restaurants nearby (try Little Nona's next door). The hotel is comfortable, clean, with friendly staff and discounted parking in a lot one...More

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    Response from Shawna E, Front Office Manager at The IndependentResponded 2 days ago

    natashah179, We really appreciate you taking time to review us with fellow travelers here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you appreciated the uniqueness of the property and enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your candor and the details you left about your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Such a beautiful hotel right in center city close to everything. Clean rooms and excellent service. I will definetly be back. A few block from City Hall. Rooms are comfortably sized with beautiful hardwood floors.More

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    Response from Shawna E, Front Office Manager at The IndependentResponded 4 days ago

    Jagxk8lvr1, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and the unique architecture and decor of the Independent Hotel. We will be sharing your comments with our staff and management team. We hope that you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$146 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • City Center East
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    Carlo C
    16 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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    10 November 2016|
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    We are pet free hotel
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