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    Higher Ground Hotel

    200 N Delaware St, Independence, MO 64050-2633
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 6 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 25 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

    Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

    Highly recommended! I stayed here with my son and two others for the pre- eclipse weekend. Service was excellent. The rooms are really big, the beds are very comfortable, the AC is quiet and effective and thermostat controlled. There is a lovely little garden on...More

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

    Thank you so much for your kind words about the hotel. Our location is right in the center of the Historic District and walking distance to all of the sites and 9 restaurants, as well as a movie theater, shops, and a bowling alley. There...More

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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.
    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?
    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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