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Higher Ground Hotel, Independence

3-star3 stars
200 N. Delaware, Independence, MO, 64050, United States of America

3-star hotel with conference center, near Independence Square
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great amenities
Delicious food
Great room
Very comfortable
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Higher Ground Hotel, Independence

from $105
  • from $105
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Mobile Only

What’s around Higher Ground Hotel, Independence

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Independence Square (6-minute walk)
  • Historic Truman Courthouse (6-minute walk)
  • Harry S. Truman National Historic Site (6-minute walk)
  • 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum (6-minute walk)
  • Chicago and Alton Railroad Depot (8-minute walk)
  • National Frontier Trails Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Bingham Waggoner Estate (8-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) - 35 min drive
  • Independence Station - 4 min drive
  • Kansas City Union Station - 24 min drive
  • Lee's Summit Station - 26 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Free train station pick-up

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free train station pick-up *


  • Free self parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2200
  • Conference space size (meters) - 204
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 1969
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Higher Ground Hotel, Independence’s small print

Also known as

  • Ground Hotel
  • Higher Ground Hotel
  • Higher Ground Hotel Independence
  • Higher Ground Independence
  • Higher Hotel
  • Hotel Ground


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50 (subject to availability)

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 133 reviews

Higher Ground Hotel, Independence
I loved this hotel. It is an old office building converted into a hotel. The decor is charming and eclectic. There is a beautiful courtyard garden for the guests. Plenty of parking. Breakfast was good. Right across the street from the Truman home. A great change of pace from the chain hotels.
Paul K., us1 night romance trip
Higher Ground Hotel, Independence
Very Good8.0
Good hotel
Room temperature was hard to regulate other than that it was fine
A Traveler, usTrip with friends
Higher Ground Hotel, Independence
Excellent rooms. Very clean. Helpful employees.
john, us2 night family trip
Higher Ground Hotel, Independence
The owner was so wonderful and helped with a problem we encountered by trying to change our trip. Hotel is clean and quiet and close to what we wanted to do! The bed was a bit uncomfortable for me, but we only stayed 2 nights.
Daniel, usRomance trip
Higher Ground Hotel, Independence
Nice Gem in the midst of some rich history!
We came down to see a Cubs game and take a couple of days to get away from everything. We met many Cub fans here as well as some older locals that talked about some of the rich history in this area. We toured the Negro Baseball Museum in KC & the Truman House across the street, up through road the 1859 Marshal House & Jail as well as the Truman Presidential Museum. We will definately have to stay here again & take in some of the local history we didn't have time for. The hotel was nice & quiet & definately cleaner than the big chain hotels. My husband was happy with this find.
Lisa, usFamily trip

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