Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia

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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is placed in the heart of Philadelphia steps away from convention centers and banks. Renovated in 2012, the elegant hotel has welcomed guests since 1856.

The property lies within 2.0 km from The Barnes Foundation, Citizens Bank Park and Liberty Place. The center of Philadelphia is 2 km away from the venue.

A mall and boutiques are located nearby.

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 Victorian décor featuring an iron with ironing board, a safe, individual climate control, a work desk and a refrigerator. They also have private bathrooms with a Jacuzzi, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is served every morning.

Services

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

Relax

Guests with children are offered cots and a mini club available at the property.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 17 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    2.0 mi
  • Philadelphia, PA Station
    2.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    8.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, 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 rooms:
    36

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        How to reach hotel

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

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

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Philadelphia
          1.1 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • 30th Street Station
          2.0 mi
        • Philadelphia, PA Station
          2.1 mi
        • Bus stop
          8.4 mi
        Restaurants
        • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, 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 rooms:
          36

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Betsy Ross House - 1000 ft
        • Lights of Liberty Inc - 1400 ft

        Historical sites

        • Carpenter's Historic Hall - 400 ft
        • Old Original Bookbinders - 700 ft
        • Christ Church - 700 ft
        • Liberty Bell Center - 1000 ft
        • Phila Society For Preservation - 1000 ft
        • Women For Greater Philadelphia - 1400 ft
        • Phialadelphia Society-Prsrvtn - 1700 ft

        Museums

        • United American Indians - 400 ft
        • American Interfaith Institute - 400 ft
        • Theatre Alliance-Greater Phila - 400 ft
        • Polish American Cultural Ctr - 400 ft
        • Franklin Court - 400 ft
        • Independence Seaport Museum - 1400 ft
        • Man Full of Trouble Tavern - 1400 ft
        • National Museum of Amer Jewish - 1400 ft
        • Elfreths Alley Museum - 1700 ft
        • Kent Atwater Museum - 1700 ft
        • Vox Populi - 1700 ft
        • Athanaeum-Philadelphia - 1700 ft
        • Fireman's Hall Museum - 1700 ft
        • Balch Institute For Ethnic - 1700 ft

        Parks

        Halls

        • Independence Hall - 400 ft
        • Federal Reserve Bank - 1400 ft

        Universities, Institutes

        • Saunders College - 700 ft
        • Saunders College Publications - 1400 ft
        • Center For Innovative Training - 2000 ft

        National Parks

        • Independence National Park - 1000 ft

        Local Attractions

        • City Hall - 5200 ft
          Penn Square, Philadelphia
        • Fabric Workshop and Museum - 5100 ft
          1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia
        • Avenue of the Arts - 5300 ft
          Broad St., Philadelphia
        • Northern Liberties - 5100 ft
          Philadelphia, PA
        • Masonic Temple - 1.0 mi
          1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Chemical Heritage Foundation - 300 ft
          315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
        • New Hall Military Museum - 400 ft
          320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
        • Penn's Landing - 600 ft
          On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia
        • Franklin Court - 700 ft
          314-322 Market St., Philadelphia
        • Carpenters' Hall - 400 ft
          320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
        • National Liberty Museum - 400 ft
          321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
        • Washington Square Park - 600 ft
          Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Amada - 200 ft

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

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

        • Buddakan - 500 ft

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

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

        • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant - 100 ft

          Address: 124 Lombard Street
          Phone: 215 922 7181

          Cuisine: French, Thai, Japanese

        • City Tavern - 700 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

        • Barra - 100 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 rooms:
          36
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        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
        Excellent
        Based on 32 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.8
        Rooms
        6.7
        Service
        8.3
        Value
        9.0
        Dining
        6.0

        Individual 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
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

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

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Philadelphia
          1.1 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • 30th Street Station
          2.0 mi
        • Philadelphia, PA Station
          2.1 mi
        • Bus stop
          8.4 mi
        Restaurants
        • Amada (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, 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 rooms:
          36