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    The Independent Hotel

    1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5612
    (215) 642-2240
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    • Excellent58%
    • Very good31%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “loft suite” (14 reviews)
    “hardwood floors” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 December 2013

    We booked The Independent due to the reviews here on Trip Advisor and the hotel's price point. We stayed one night in a second floor suite, which felt much more like a Bed & Breakfast than a hotel, largely due to the suite's proximity to...More

    3  Thank rdooz
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 14 December 2013

    Dear rdooz, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am delighted to hear that you found our property to be unique, comfortable, and a nice break from more standard hotels. One reason guests return...More

    Reviewed 11 December 2013

    This is a great little boutique hotel. We came here straight from NYC so the room seemed HUGE. (Could have fit at least two of our NYC room inside it.) We had a fridge and a place to make coffee, a couch, a fake fireplace...More

    1  Thank katdarcy
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 14 December 2013

    Dear denisetheartist, Thank you for choosing The Independent and for commenting on your recent stay. I am so glad you found the King Suite to be very spacious and comfortable. I am also pleased that you enjoyed the complimentary breakfast delivered to your door, our...More

    Reviewed 6 December 2013

    I love boutique hotels. The quaint, quirky difference are so worth giving up the big hotel chains' travel point. This is one of the best, especially in Philadelphia. It is a small 24 room hotel with each room individually decorated with chic comfortable and tasteful...More

    1  Thank denisetheartist
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 8 December 2013

    Dear denisetheartist, Thank you for choosing The Independent and for commenting on your recent stay. I am very pleased to hear that you found your accommodations at our hotel to be perfect for you and your husband. We love having spacious rooms and comfortable beds,...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2013

    We loved everything about this small, friendly hotel. The price was perfect and incredibly came with free parking. Parking in Philly is very expensive. Our room was clean and large enough. Breakfast (free) is waiting at door every morning, along with newspaper. We walked everywhere,...More

    1  Thank MoldyOldy
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 8 December 2013

    Dear MoldyOldy, Thank you for choosing The Independent on your recent visit and for commenting on your recent stay. I am delighted to hear that you had a great experience at our hotel. I am pleased that you took advantage of our parking coupon via...More

    Reviewed 30 November 2013

    If it wasn't raining, maybe the Hotel deserved a higher rating? Chose this Hotel mainly because of TripAdvisor's free parking offer. On arrival, there was (1) absolutely no space in front of the Hotel to park our car so we could unload our luggages. The...More

    3  Thank Lraep
    Response from Emily K, General Manager at The Independent HotelResponded 3 December 2013

    Dear Lraep, Thank you for choosing The Independent and for commenting on your recent stay. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was less than perfect. I am also sorry to hear that your bathroom ceiling was dripping due to the heavy...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$140 - US$421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
    • #13 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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    • 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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    jihebron
    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
    11 November 2016|
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    Response from John B | Property representative |
    We are pet free hotel
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