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The Independent

  • 1234 Locust St. Map It
  • Center City East
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Pros

  • Tasteful, warm decor makes you feel like you're staying with friends
  • Rooms larger than some luxury properties

Cons

  • Some complain about noise and inattentive staff

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's Review

The Independent is among a handful of newer boutique alternatives to Philadelphia's big convention hotels. This property features 24 well-appointed, hip rooms that are all uniquely furnished, but share a warm butterscotch and ochre palette with funky accents, such as leopard-print rugs, exposed brick walls, and copper-tiled ceilings. The hotel's corridors ring a skylighted four-story atrium adorned with a local artist's work. Complimentary wine and cheese is served every evening in the cozy lobby, and a continental breakfast is served there Monday through Thursday. With an unaffiliated nightclub downstairs, some complain of noise, particularly in the second-floor rooms. The hotel prefers guests to be 21 or older.

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Hotel Information

Address:

1234 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107, United States

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Phone:

215-772–1440

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 24 rooms

Updated 05/19/2011

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