Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia

235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

The 3-star Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel offers a comfortable accommodation with 36 rooms to stay in. The building was renovated in 2012.

The hotel is set within a 20-minute walk from the city center. Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel is connected with other parts of Philadelphia due to a bus stop located nearby.

A theater, historic sites and a college are set within walking distance.

Guests can get to Philadelphia International airport in 20 minutes by car.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of non-smoking rooms including premium flat, standard queen guest room and twin room for single use with such comforts as individual climate control, a safe, a microwave, an ergonomic chair and a wardrobe. For more comfort a hairdryer, a spa bathtub and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

The tapas bar City Tavern is around 200 meters away.

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, wedding services and newspaper service on site.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a health club and a Jacuzzi.

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/ -out
  • 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

  • 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 facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • 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
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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

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

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City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Philadelphia International (PHL)
    12.1 km
  • Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
    46.2 km
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    3.2 km
  • Bus stop
    13.5 km
Restaurants
  • Amada (cuisine: Spanish)
    60 m
  • City Tavern (cuisine: American)
    190 m
Parks
  • Independence Hall
    400 m
  • Independence National Historical Park
    400 m
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

Premium Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Complimentary WiFi, desk and ergonomic chair, armchair with ottoman, 42-inch LCD HDTV. Welcome to this spacious guest room, with two Serta Perfect Sleeper double beds. Prepare some food in the small kitchen area, with a microwave, mini-refrigerator and Keurig® brewing system coffee machine. Put your feet up and relax in front of the 42-inch flat-screen TV, with premium cable channels, or surf the web using our complimentary WiFi access. Get some work done at the large desk with an ergonomic chair. Other amenities in this room include signature bath products, weekday newspaper delivery, and a clock radio with MP3 player connectivity.

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

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds

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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 Double Beds - interconnecting room(s) available, wake-up service, alarm clock, coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, DVD/CD player, ironing facilities, microwave, Breakfast, hair dryer, refrigerator, desk, daily newspaper, air conditioning

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:
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Speaker phone
  • Bathroom:Bath tub with spray jets
  • Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD 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.

Standard Relaxation Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Room Description:

This modern furnished room includes a mini-fridge, Sweet Dreams bed and five jumbo Down Pillows for your relaxation. This non-smoking room also includes a 32-inch HDTV, work desk with ergonomic chair, and more. The bathroom features combed cotton terry towels, luxurious bath amenities, a Speakman showerhead and a curved shower rod for added comfort.

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO DOUBLE BEDS NON SMOKING

Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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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 Inc400 m

Places of interest

  • Chemical Heritage Foundation100 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Independence National Historical Park100 m
  • Betsy Ross House300 m
  • Independence Hall300 m
  • Congress Hall400 m
  • Liberty Bell400 m

Historical sites

  • Carpenter's Historic Hall100 m
  • Christ Church200 m
  • Old Original Bookbinders200 m
  • Liberty Bell Center300 m
  • Phila Society For Preservation300 m
  • Women For Greater Philadelphia400 m

Museums

  • Theatre Alliance-Greater Phila100 m
  • United American Indians100 m
  • American Interfaith Institute100 m
  • Polish American Cultural Ctr100 m
  • Franklin Court100 m
  • National Liberty Museum100 m
  • National Museum of Amer Jewish400 m
  • Museum of AM-Jewish History400 m
  • Independence Seaport Museum400 m
  • Independence Seaport Museum400 m
  • Man Full of Trouble Tavern400 m

Parks

  • Independence National Historical Park200 m

Halls

  • Independence Hall100 m
  • Federal Reserve Bank400 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Saunders College200 m
  • Saunders College Publications400 m

National Parks

  • Independence National Park300 m

Local attractions

  • Macy\'s Philadelphia1.5 km
    1300 Market St
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site1.5 km
    532 N 7th St
  • Italian Market 1.6 km
    9th Street and Washington Avenue
  • Wanamaker Organ1.5 km
    1300 Market St Macys
  • EgoPo Classic Theater1.6 km
    1219 Vine St, Philadelphia

Near the hotel

  • Xenos Candy and Gifts 20 m
    231 Chestnut Street
  • Independence Hall380 m
    Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets
  • National Liberty Museum140 m
    321 Chestnut St
  • Franklin Court160 m
    314 Market St # 322
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation90 m
    315 Chestnut St
  • Independence Hall400 m
    Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia
  • Carpenters\' Hall150 m
    320 Chestnut St

Restaurants nearby

  • Amada60 m

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

    79% likes this, based on 485 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: NZD 8 - NZD 137

  • Buddakan140 m

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

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

  • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant10 m

    Address: 124 Lombard Street
    Phone: 215 922 7181

    Cuisine: French, Thai, Japanese

  • City Tavern190 m

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

    72% likes this, based on 805 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 29 - NZD 42

  • Barra10 m

    Address: 237 Chestnut St

    58% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 40 - NZD 40

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    36
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  • Gloucester City hotels - 8 km
  • Runnemede hotels - 14 km
  • Bala Cynwyd hotels - 9 km

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 74 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Grandsons wedding- vacation

    Different room rates each day. Tax on each day's stay in stead of full stay's bill.

  • Single
    10.0

    Small but clean room. Great bathroom. Nice front desk staff. Located in old Philly-touristy area.

  • Single
    5.0

    Too much money for such a small room. Thin walls and definitely won't be staying again when thee are sooooo many better values.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    the day time staff, very bad and aggressive

  • Single
    8.8

    Great location, lovely old hotel design (not cookie-cutter, like most hotels), lots of nice touches (tea, beautiful furniture).

    Would be lovely to have a good map of the area given at the desk (not just of the historic sites, but good for walking around anywhere in the area). Also, provide info on how to get to hotel via train and subway from airport; it's easy, fast, and inexpensive.

  • Single
    8.8

    Convenient for my business trip. Courteous and helpful staff. Room is a small, but everything else was very good.

    Just room size which made it difficult to spread out my work. Nothing which would prevent me from staying again.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The location is great with plenty of restaurants nearby.

    The room was a little small and I was glad I was a long way away from the elevators as the room doors are a little thin. Breakfast is adequate but lacking variety.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We loved the location - close to all the historical places in Philiadelphia. The breakfast was fast and tasty. The rooms were quiet for a good sleep at night.

  • Single
    10.0

    Very friendly and accomodating staff (I was quickly moved to a new room when I accidentally broke the shower head). Good breakfast selection. Close to many restaurants and shops. Liberty Bell is only a 5 minute walk away. Parking is around the corner

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Best Western Independence Park is located literally in the historic Old City. It is a mere few blocks to all the historical sights. In one direction is Independence Hall and in another Penn's Landing for a lovely walk along the Delaware River. There are many restaurants of all varieties and for all budgets. Breakfast was included and offered Liberty Bell waffles. hotel staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is located in an historical building and has only 36 rooms. It really enhanced our stay in Philadelphia.

    Our room was on the small side but certainly adequate and the tv was an old tube style.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Needs updating. All areas were somewhat worn looking.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Convenient to Philadelphioa Museum of Art, Indenpendence Hall, Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, Caprenters' Hall, etc

    Pastry at breakfast was made out of cardboard

  • Single
    8.8

    A very nice placy to stay, just a block from the waterfront. The staff was very friendly and supportive. Overall, if you're looking for a decent place to stay in the downtown area, this could be an option.

    It was not as "European style boutique" as was claimed on the website. Decent but no-frills.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Great hotel! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was a tad small, but very clean. I wasn't there to hang out in the room anyway. AWESOME location. Just a few blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell and surrounded by bars and night clubs. I'm not into clubs or swanky bars, but there is a great little Irish Pub that was just what I was looking for. Easy walk to the subway as well. We did not have problems with the "nightlife crew" either (loud people, loud music). You couldn't hear anything. I would stay again.

    The thermostat in the room. I couldn't get it to the perfect temp. No worries though, I just turned the fan on. It was a very minor detail.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Inaccurate advice from front desk. No wifi in the room (so swapping between ethernet and wifi as I move around)

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel - Philadelphia Philadelphia location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Philadelphia
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Philadelphia International (PHL)
    12.1 km
  • Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
    46.2 km
Train Stations
  • 30th Street Station
    3.2 km
  • Bus stop
    13.5 km
Restaurants
  • Amada (cuisine: Spanish)
    60 m
  • City Tavern (cuisine: American)
    190 m
Parks
  • Independence Hall
    400 m
  • Independence National Historical Park
    400 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    36