Philadelphia Hotels | BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Park Hotel | Hotels in Philadelphia

  

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235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-2813
United States

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Hotel Overview

History meets modern luxury at this boutique Philadelphia hotel, located within walking distance from major attractions, restaurants and international corporate headquarters.

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Located in Old City, this historic hotel is footsteps from Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, Penn's 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 Philadelphia’s most historic hotel, featuring sweeping 17-foot-high ceilings, rich décor and a beautiful glass-enclosed atrium.

Hotel guests will delight in well-appointed guest rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, afternoon tea and cookie service and a Wednesday night wine and cheese reception. Additional amenities include business services and 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 $18 USD per night when purchased through the hotel before overnight parking. (Price/Space 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.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
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TRAVELER RATING
 
 
1465 REVIEWS
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443
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Traveler Reviews

“Great location”
By Vanessa G
Surprise, Arizona on 16-Sep-17

BW Independence is located near all the historical sights with great restaurants nearby. The room is small (historical/European sized) or cozy, but is sufficient. We visited in Sept. and we were...

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“Charming hotel with friendly staff”
By Michelle0970
on 16-Sep-17

Had a great 3 night stay for a business trip. Hotel room had a homey feel. Staff was helpful and friendly. Great location, within short walk of historical attractions, museums and restaurants. Would...

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“Great location ”
By Terry K
on 14-Sep-17

This was a great location for us first time visitors to Philadelphia. Easy walking to the sight seeing buses and many of the historical sites - Independence Hall, Betsy Ross home, Liberty Bell...

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“East coast trip for a wedding”
By Ray H
Irvine, California on 13-Sep-17

Stayed at this hotel on our trip to see Philadelphia. It is an old building that has been transformed into a great hotel. The location is fantastic. The staff was friendly and helpful. The...

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“Very Relaxing💤!”
By MommyLoves2
on 11-Sep-17

I stayed from 9/1/17 - 9/2/17. Our room was ready as soon as we checked in after 3pm. My stay was very amazing. Stayed in a beautiful king suite that was very comfortable and huge. The Revolution...

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Our famous Liberty Bell waffles, hot breakfast meat, scrambled eggs, choice of breads, bagels, muffins, Danish, kettle cooked oatmeal and toppings, cereal, fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee and tea
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Elevator
  • Late check out with notice - fee may apply
  • Express check out zero balance emailed to email on file.
  • Physically challenged services - Wheelchair accessible
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Baggage hold
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference services
  • Business center, 24-hours
  • Fax services
  • Mail services
  • Interior corridor
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Cable satellite television
  • Computer rental
  • Fax machine
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Courier
  • Wedding services contact sales manager
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Computer available
  • Anything you would want, we can get
  • Complimentary afternoon tea and cookies
  • Complimentary Wednesday night wine and cheese reception
  • Glass enclosed atrium
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Tickets for the Philadelphia Trolley Tour, front desk
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Complimentary access to SWEAT FITNESS

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Room

  • Cable satellite television 32-inch - 37-inch LCD televisions
  • Dataports
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron, ironing board
  • DVD player available upon request
  • Air-conditioning
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • King bed available
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Queen beds available
  • Microwave available upon request or All rooms with a king bed
  • Refrigerator available upon request or All rooms with a king bed
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk/work area with lamp
  • High-speed Internet access wireless
  • Speaker phone available
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • City view in some rooms

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
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