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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 & cookie service and a Wednesday night wine & cheese reception. Additional amenities include business services & 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 17 per night when purchased through the hotel before overnight parking. (Price 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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Location

235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19106-2813
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond

Summary

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Address
235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19106-2813
United States


What's nearby?

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  • 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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Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1293 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 784
Rating: 4 406
Rating: 3 74
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Amazing hotel

17/01/2017 Mauricio G, London, United Kingdom

This is such a nice place! the hotel is in the lovely historical area so most of the main attractions can be reached on foot. The staff are lovely people, always smiling and go out of their way to ma... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mauricio G, "This is such a nice place" The staff are lovely people" "I would 100% stay there again" Thank you, thank you , THANK YOU! We appreciate the kind and gracious comments you posted in your TripAdvisor review, clearly you enjoyed staying with us and how wonderful our staff treated you. This is great news, thanks. I am also thrilled that your shared how your "room is nice", "bed is comfortable" and the "shower is quite good , as well." Awesome! Comments like yours help other travelers decide where to stay, so while we love seeing such great reviews, they are valuable to others. Anyway, thanks again for your 5 STAR review. Please come visit us again soon. JM
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Small charmer, well located

17/01/2017 Andrew W, Bethesda, Maryland

Only 35 rooms in this historic venue. Cozy lobby with comfortable seating and a fireplace. We were pleased with how quiet it was. The rooms are not large, but they are well appointed and our bed was c... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Andrew W, Thanks for the 5 STAR TripAdvisor review, and for selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. We appreciate both. I am glad that you found our "parking was reasonably priced" and that you enjoyed the "multiple in/outs" our parking rates offer. This is a big plus for guests who stay with us! Plus, I am pleased that you enjoyed how "quiet it was" here along with your spending time in our "cozy lobby" with its fireplace and "comfortable seating". Anyway, thanks again for staying with us, please come back soon. JM
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Best Western Independence

17/01/2017 janehC5252SP, pittsburgh, United States

I thoroughly enjoy my stay at the Best Western Independence every time I travel for business. The staff is friendly and courteous and the room is clean and comfortable. There are cookies set out eve... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear janehC5252SP, We love our guests and we really LOVE our returning guests, so thanks for staying with us again and for the 5 STAR TripAdvisor Review. This is great, thank you. We know how tough business travel is, so I am pleased that we have met your needs and you keep coming back. We look forward to seeing you again. JM
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Very nice but slightly spoiled by noisy guests.

16/01/2017 goshow5, Louth, United Kingdom

I stayed here for 5 nights recently during a vacation to Philly. We were here purely to watch 3 hockey events. The hotel is clean, tidy and very well situated for all the main attractions in Philly.... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear goshow5 I am pleased that you found our hotel "clean, tidy and well suited" for your 5 night stay in Philadelphia. And your room was "clean, warm and comfy," too. This is great news. In regard to noise from other guests, I wish you had shared this when you were here. We would have resolved this challenge for you right away, guaranteed. Anyway, we appreciate your selecting the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel, come see us again soon. THANKS JM
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Nice!!!!

13/01/2017 Eleanor H, Birdsboro

A really nice hotel in a convenient location that has a staff who are ready, willing, and able to make a visit to Philadelphia enjoyable. Check out this hotel for a nice experience in the most hist... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Eleanor H, "A really nice hotel" "Convenient location" "Nice experience" Wow, thanks for the 5 STAR TripAdvisor review and of course, for staying at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. We appreciate both. And, thanks for giving a shout out to our staff, who are always "ready, willing and able to make a visit to Philadelphia enjoyable." Please come visit us again. JM