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Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

AAA - 3 Diamond

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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
AAA - 3 Diamond


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 1507 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 944
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THE place to stay in Philly

20/11/2017 Dale K, Chesterville, Maryland, United States

Wow what can I say? Best hospitality staff anywhere?? Yes!! Bryce at check in helping with us with a cab to the concert and suggestions for dinner. Melinda and Nancy at an amazing breakfast. It was li... more


Great hotel in the perfect location

15/11/2017 jay6348, New York City, New York

This hotel is an historic landmark, which is perfect for where it is - a couple of blocks from the liberty bell, independence hall, Betsy Ross house, Ben Franklin grave and across the street from the ... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear jay6348, Thank you for the wonderful review and thank you for selecting to stay with us at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your experience here and throughout Philadelphia. And thanks for telling the words that this hotel is a "historic landmark" actually awarded and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places by the US Department of Interior. You don't find this often! Anyway, thanks again for the kind words and for telling the world about our "perfect" location and all the historic sites and "wonderful restaurants in the area." THANKS JM

A true Plus at this Best Western

14/11/2017 watercop, Florida

Everything was perfect. I could end this review there, but I want to add a few comments. I don't give 5 stars unless there is something above and beyond about the location. This one earns those and mo... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear watercop, "Everything was perfect" "Entire staff is happy and friendly" "The location is perfect" Thanks for the 5 Star PERFECT TripAdvisor review and for posting these very kind words. We appreciate every one and thank you for staying with us. Thanks for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor. We all enjoy making our guests experience at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel exceptional, I'm glad you noticed our special touches. Please come back again. And again. Happy Holidays JM


14/11/2017 337normar, Brownsville, United States

Old country with historical flare. I loved that you walk around and see the sights all within short walking distances. I attended a seminar with other people and we were able to walk around before it ... more


Excellent Hotel

10/11/2017 bellame, everywhere

Hotel, room, staff and breakfast were all exceptional. The location is perfect for visiting all of Philadelphia sites. Lots of restaurants to choose from. Public transportation was convenient and easy... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear bellame, Wow, what a great review. WOW! Your detailed review is a delight to read and shows me how much you enjoyed your stay at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. Thanks for the 5 star "Excellent Hotel" shout out on TripAdvisor, this is great! I am also glad that you told the world how "easy" and simple it is to park, load and unload luggage at the Best Western. This is helpful for future travelers, so they can best select a hotel that accommodates all of their needs, as we do! Your review was filled with many gracious comments, but I think this one is my favorite - "Hotel, room, staff and breakfast were all exceptional" Thanks Again Happy Holidays JM