Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia

235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106-2813  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 18 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is situated in the heart of Philadelphia just a stroll from convention centers and banks. The excellent hotel, built in 1856, is renowned for its traditional architecture.

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel offers proximity to a bus stop enabling quick access to a theater, a museum and a church as well as Lincoln Financial Field, which is 5.2 km away. The property is in a 20-minute walk to Philadelphia city center.

There are a mall and boutiques within a quick reach of the hotel.

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Philadelphia International airport.

Rooms

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with an ergonomic chair, a balcony, individual climate control, a wardrobe and coffee/tea makers as well as a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge. Guests will appreciate a captivating view over the city from the rooms. They are outfitted with beautiful decor.

Eat & Drink

Located in a market area, Buddakan and Amada serve a wide range of meals.

Services

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel provides a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier along with newspaper service, wedding services and 24-hour reception.

Relax

Guests with children can avail of cots and a mini club offered at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106-2813

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    2.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    8.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Amada (cuisine: Spanish)
    200 ft
  • City Tavern (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Parks
  • Washington Square Park
    600 ft
  • Penn's Landing
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel photos Restaurant Breakfast
Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • MP3 player
  • Radio
Room Description:

2 Queen Beds, Non-Smoking, Chestnut Street, Lcd Television, High Speed Internet Access, Microwave And Refrigerator, Work Desk, Full Breakfast

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel photos Restaurant Breakfast
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • MP3 player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This king bed interior room features a 37-inch LCD TV along with a microwave, refrigerator, Simmons® Beautyrest Westbury Plush mattress with triple sheeting, complimentary Wi-Fi, work desk with ergonomic task chair, radio with accompanying auxiliary cord for MP3 player connectivity, in-room coffee maker, iron and ironing board, afternoon tea & cookies and a hot breakfast buffet.

One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

1 KING MOBILITY ACCESS RI SHWR SUITE NOSMOK MICROWV/FRIDGE/HDTV/WORK AREA FREE WI-FI/HOT BREAKFAST INCLUDED

King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Open-plan suite, full-sized kitchen, ergonomic desk chair, dining table, internet access, HDTV. Enjoy your stay in this open-plan studio suite, featuring a sofa bed as well as a king-sized bed. Sit down to a meal at the dining table, prepared in your own kitchen, fully equipped with two burner cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, and full-sized refrigerator/freezer. Get some work done at the desk, making use of the internet access included in your stay, or stretch out on the sofa and watch premium cable channels on the TV. This suite also includes a coffee machine and an alarm clock radio.

Wheelchair Accessible Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Room - Wheelchair Adapted

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO DOUBLE BEDS NON SMOKING

Upgraded Two Room King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

City views*, private balcony, sofa bed, work desk, activity table, 2 TVs, wet bar, WiFi. Enjoy captivating city views from the private balcony of this two-room suite. This suite features a spacious living room and separate bedroom with one king-sized bed. The furnishings include a sofa bed, armchair, work desk, activity table with upholstered chairs, two televisions, and wet bar with refrigerator and microwave. The bathroom features marble vanity and a tub with shower. Each suite, as well as our lobby area, is equipped with WiFi access (fees apply). *City View does not constitute rooms with Parkway view.

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Deluxe 2 Double beds non-smoking, complimentary WiFi Newly renovated Deluxe Double non-smoking room with two queen beds, sleeps up to 4 comfortably. Amenities include a flat screen TV, coffee maker, spacious work desk and complimentary Wi-Fi. Room size average is 280 square feet.

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Lights of Liberty Inc1400 ft

Places of interest

Monuments and Landmarks

Historical sites

  • Carpenter's Historic Hall400 ft
  • Christ Church700 ft
  • Old Original Bookbinders700 ft
  • Liberty Bell Center1000 ft
  • Phila Society For Preservation1000 ft
  • Women For Greater Philadelphia1400 ft

Museums

Halls

  • Independence Hall400 ft
  • Federal Reserve Bank1400 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Saunders College700 ft
  • Saunders College Publications1400 ft

National Parks

Local attractions

  • City Hall5200 ft
    Penn Square, Philadelphia
  • Masonic Temple1.0 mi
    1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia
  • Academy of Music1.0 mi
    232-46 South Broad St, Philadelphia
  • Fabric Workshop and Museum5100 ft
    1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia
  • Avenue of the Arts5300 ft
    Broad St., Philadelphia

Near the hotel

  • Chemical Heritage Foundation300 ft
    315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
  • New Hall Military Museum400 ft
    320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
  • Penn's Landing600 ft
    On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia
  • Franklin Court700 ft
    314-322 Market St., Philadelphia
  • Carpenters' Hall400 ft
    320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
  • National Liberty Museum400 ft
    321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
  • Washington Square Park600 ft
    Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia

Restaurants nearby

  • Amada200 ft

    Address: 217-219 Chestnut St.
    Phone: 215 625 2450

    79% likes this, based on 485 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 101

  • Buddakan500 ft

    Address: 325 Chestnut St
    Phone: 215-574-9440

    84% likes this, based on 514 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, Eclectic

  • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant100 ft

    Address: 124 Lombard Street
    Phone: 215 922 7181

    Cuisine: French, Thai, Japanese

  • City Tavern700 ft

    Address: 138 S 2nd St
    Phone: 215-413-1443

    72% likes this, based on 805 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

  • Barra100 ft

    Address: 237 Chestnut St

    58% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 31 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Staffs were awesome - super friendly! Breakfast was included & there were so many great restaurants around this hotel. Plus Jim's Steaks was close so we got to try the best cheesesteak in Philly! The internet worked fast & free. Basically, this hotel was close to everything. We loved it.

    The only two things I didn't like about this hotel were not having many tv channels & the coffee machine was broken.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location was stunning and olde world charm delightful

  • Older travelers
    4.6

    Location

    We had a problem with the room. We did get a different room, but did not recieve any contact from the manager at all about our concerns. No offer of discount, etc. Also after walking all day in the heat, we went to call the elevator, and it was being held by the cleaning staff. The elevator finally comes, and the staff holds it to talk to another staff. We used the stairs. The room was expensive and we're waiting for the elevator????. See the problems here??

  • Couple
    10.0

    Great location and staff very very friendly and helpful. the best hotel in the states we have been to so far

  • Single
    7.4

    It's around the corner from the subway and has many restaurants in the area. I went for the Philadelphia marathon and the bus was right around the corner, which took you to the start line.

    The price was high for the size and quality of the room.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Centrally located close to the visitor centre and all the tourist sights. The warm welcome on check-in and the goodie bag.

    Public parking which is $19 for 24 hours and 5 minute walk from the hotel.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    I liked the all around comfort, warmth and friendliness of staff, especially at reception and there willingness to assist at all times, breakfasts, afternoon teas/coffees, and an evening wine reception, and the excellent location for visiting historic part of Philadelphia. Woule highly recommend.

    Would have liked more variety of breads at breakfast and a faster toaster! (Minor).

  • Couple
    9.2

    The hotel is great. So is the location, just in the historic heart of Philadelphia. The rooms are beautiful, nice decorated and clean. The breakfast is diverse, with fresh fruits, delicious pastry, and lots of other good choices. The staff is helpful and well informed.

    We didn't like the fact that a parking that cost 19$/day was recommended to us and we took it as granted (we thought that were the prices for the city so we accepted it), while just next to it was another parking, that we saw later, cheaper than the first one. I consider they could at least tell their customers this fact.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    It's location.

    I was awakened at 5 am with a wakeup call that I didn't request. I guess it was for the person who stayed in that room before me. It was very annoying -

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
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Hotel Address:

235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States, 19106-2813

Get directions
City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    2.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    8.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Amada (cuisine: Spanish)
    200 ft
  • City Tavern (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Parks
  • Washington Square Park
    600 ft
  • Penn's Landing
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    36