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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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235 Chestnut Street
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 12:00:00
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235 Chestnut Street
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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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Just Right

17/02/2017 Ontheriver200, Severna Park, Maryland

We couldn't be happier with this hotel. Right location, lovely surroundings, comfortable in every way topped off by a wonderful, friendly and helpful staff. Had a boutique hotel vibe right in the he... more


nice hotel in Philadelphia Historic district

13/02/2017 Sharon S, Taylorsville, Utah

This is a nice hotel, good service especially from one lady at reception in the evenings I think her name is Lynn...and of course very close to all the historic sights. but quite pricey even for Phila... more


Lovely hotel, great location

10/02/2017 angelapZ1498AC, Sandhurst

We were very impressed with the Best Western Plus Independence Park from the moment we arrived. The location on Chestnut street was perfect as it allowed us to walk everywhere for sightseeing and eati... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear angelapZ1498AC, "Very Impressed with the Best Western" "The lobby was beautifully furnished" "Breakfast was fantastic" "Definitely stay here again" Wow, what a fantastic review, thanks for your gracious words and 5 STAR perfect review. This is awesome. I am pleased that you had such a wonderful time at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel and for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor. Thanks again for staying with us and we look forward to your return trip. JM

Everything a top rated Hotel should be!!

07/02/2017 julieknfla, Ocala, florida

Arriving at this beautiful historic building we were mesmerized by the beautiful colonial style lobby with fireplace, grand stair case and beautiful large lower dining area. We received a warm wonderf... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear julieknfla, "If I ever return, I WILL choose this hotel" "Beautiful historic building" "We loved our room, so clean comfortable and quiet" Wow, what a fantastic review and so detailed, thanks for sharing your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. Can you see me smiling? THANKS I appreciate your staying with us and for posting the numerous positive comments and experiences you enjoyed at the Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel. This helps fellow travelers find the hotel that meets their needs extremely well. Thanks again. Come back soon. JM

Best customer service ever!!!

07/02/2017 Yakker59, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

During a recent stay at this hotel, they had the misfortune of their only elevator being disabled. Well, I thought for a minute they were going to carry me and my belongings up the stairs, They offer... more

Owner Response
InnsofDistinction, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Yakker59, "My go to Philadelphia Hotel" "It's an experience" "This hotel has a lot to offer!!" Thanks for selecting the Independence Park Hotel for your stay in Philadelphia and thanks sharing your experience with the world through TripAdvisor. We appreciate both! Yes, our staff does treat our guests "like family", it's just how the roll and I am so proud of all of them! I am also pleased that you titled your review "Best customer service ever", this is wonderful. Thanks Please come back and see us again. JM