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History meets modern luxury at this boutique Philadelphia hotel, located within walking distance from major attractions, restaurants and international corporate headquarters. Located in Old City, this historic hotel is footsteps from Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, Penns Landing, Museum of the American Revolution, the National Museum of American Jewish History and the PA Convention Center. Dozens of great restaurants, sidewalk cafes, boutique shops, galleries as well as live theater and performing arts centers surround this Philadelphia hotel. Sports enthusiasts are only a short subway ride away from Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies, Lincoln Financial Field, home to the Eagles, and the Wells Fargo Center, home of the Flyers and 76ers. Business travelers appreciate how convenient the hotel is to Dow Chemical, CHUBB, Wells Fargo Bank, USDA, the DoJ and NPS. Plus, more than 10 colleges & universities are nearby. Included on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Best Western Plus is Philadelphias most historic hotel, featuring sweeping 17-foot-high ceilings, rich dcor and a beautiful glass-enclosed atrium. Hotel guests will delight in well-appointed guest rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, afternoon tea and cookie service and a Wednesday night wine and cheese reception. Additional amenities include business services and meeting facilities. For guests arriving by car, preferred discounted parking with unlimited in/out privileges is available at the Ritz Public Parking Garage just around the corner from the hotel at a special rate of 18 USD per night when purchased through the hotel before overnight parking. (Price/Space subject to change). When you arrive, there is a convenient loading zone directly in front of the hotel. Please temporarily park in the hotel loading zone for check in and additional parking information.

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235 Chestnut Street
United States


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 12:00:00


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235 Chestnut Street
United States

What's nearby?


  • 0.25 mile(s) from Department of Justice

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Third Circuit Court

  • 0.25 mile(s) from USDA

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Reed Elseveir

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Harcourt Publishing

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Health & Human Services

  • 0.25 mile(s) from GSA, military

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Department of Labor

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Kimmell Center

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Homeland Security, DHS military

  • 1.50 mile(s) from PECO

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Boeing Corporation

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Jefferson University

  • 1.00 mile(s) from University of the Arts

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Rutgers

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Temple University

  • 4.00 mile(s) from University of Penn, University of Pennsylvania

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Drexel University

  • 5.00 mile(s) from La Salle University

  • 5.00 mile(s) from University of the Science

  • 8.00 mile(s) from St. Joseph's University

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Roger University

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Bryn Mawr

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Villanova

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1556 traveller reviews
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Indeed great loation.

28/05/2018 podrozniczka60, New Jersey

We stayed in this hotel first several years ago. Pleasant, with its own style, in the middle of the historic heart of Philadelphia. Very pleasant staff. The hotel seem to have upgraded from what i re... more


In Franklin`s hometown

19/03/2018 David S, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Our first floor room overlooked the main street yet was pleasantly quiet, with instant hot water, and was roomy enough for both of us. Breakfast was superb! soft classical music is play... more


Love this Hotel

25/02/2018 Pickersgills, Wilmington, Kent, UK

My husband and I have stayed at The Independence a couple of times now. As previous people have said it is ideally situated, good hotel and above all the staff are so nice. Never stayed on a Tuesday... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Pickergills, We appreciate your repeated support, your kind words and your best wishes for our staff and team as we rebuild the Independence Park Hotel. Thank you so much for these heart warming comments, they mean so much to us. We are sorting things out, contacting future guests and taking care of the groups who had booked with us. But, we are really looking forward to opening our doors and taking care of our friends, guests and everyone who enters our doors. We will see you in a few month. OK? Thanks JM

Historic Hotel,Great Location

24/02/2018 Mark G, Catonsville, Maryland

The Independence Park Hotel is a 36 room property on the National Register of Historic Places that sits in possibly the best location for exploring Olde City Philadelphia. Under the Best Western Plus ... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mark G. Thanks for the PERFECT 5 Star review and for sharing your experience with the world on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your staying with us over Valentine's Day 2018. These comments are very welcomed and we look forward to seeing you again. We are currently closed due to a fire adjacent to the hotel, but we will be restoring our historic hotel and reopening again in a few months. So, come back and see us later this year. OK? THANKS JM.

Our experience during President's Day weekend fire

22/02/2018 cpframe, Morristown, New Jersey

This is a reply to Badger 781. We were in the hotel when we had to evacuate at 3:30AM on Sunday, Feb. 18th. If you had seen the 4 alarm fire 2 doors down that took almost 24 hours to put out initial... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear cframe, Wow, your review brings tears to my eyes, this is so nice of you to post these comments. Thanks. Yes, this has been a rather challenging week, but it's friends and guests like you that make us smile and forge ahead. We appreciate your gracious words and look forward to seeing you when we reopen in several month. Be well. THANKS JM