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Higher Ground Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this delightful hotel. Very homey and friendly staff. Great location. Room was very spacious. Highly recommend this older, lovely hotel. Food is adequate and tasty. Near the Truman home and the square. Restaurants and shopping nearby. Would definitely stay here...More

Thank Georgia P
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review and your kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, there are 9 restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel, along with shops and Historic Attractions....More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

The outside appearance of the Higher Ground Hotel is quite deceiving . . . When we entered this interesting lodging we were pleasantly surprised by the decor and the "look" of a Bed & Breakfast. (An entrance code is given to you after you register.)...More

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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 17 March 2018

So happy that you were pleased with your stay at Higher Ground. Yes, we are a Mid-Century Modern Building in a Federal Historic District, so we can not change the outside of our building at all. However the inside is up to management and we...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

What a find! Charming host, great location, quiet, beautiful garden(even in an ice storm!) We love small business and this one can't be beat! Our room was spotless, the whole property very well maintained, breakfast included, and location was an added bonus! Thanks for a...More

Thank Barbara M
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about our Hotel. We love making sure that our guests are comfortable and enjoy their time with us. Our location is wonderful for seeing all of the Historic Sites in Independence, especially with Harry Truman's home right...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I'm grateful my husband chose this place - we both feel as if we found a true gem! Clean and quiet... The staff was kind enough to direct us to great and reasonably priced bbq, when we arrived, and gave us directions to Arrowhead -a...More

Thank Jodi E
Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 19 December 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, the BBQ restaurant that is about a mile from the hotel is a great place. We are also walking distance to 9 restaurants. We work hard to make sure that our guests are...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Our Lions District wanted to be close to the Truman Presidential Library and the Truman Memorial Building (on the Independence Square). We contacted Higher Ground Hotel and found the staff to be easy to work with. During the time of our stay we had several...More

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Response from moretajunehartman, Manager at Higher Ground HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We enjoyed hosting your group. Your attendees were nice people and easy to care for. We hope to see you again sometime at Higher Ground Hotel...

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Amenities
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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
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US$101 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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.
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gregrxus
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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Rayandbrenda
15 October 2015|
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Response from moretajunehartman | Property representative |
3.9 miles. We have a route that brings you right to the parking lot entrance.
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