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The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia

3.5-star3.5 stars
1234 Locust StreetPhiladelphiaPA19107United States of America

City-center hotel within easy reach of Reading Terminal Market
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Very Good8.2
Great location
Very comfortable
Great room
Food could be better
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The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia

from $119
  • Queen Studio
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  • Double Queen Studio
  • King Den

What’s around The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia


  • In Center City
  • Liberty Bell Center - 16 min walk
  • Independence Hall - 16 min walk
  • Reading Terminal Market - 10 min walk
  • Ben Franklin National Memorial - 24 min walk
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 38 min walk
  • Walnut Street - 2 min walk
  • Academy of Music - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 28 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 39 min drive
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) - 43 min drive
  • Philadelphia 30th St Station - 13 min drive
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 13 min drive
  • Philadelphia Bridesburg Station - 17 min drive
  • Walnut Locust Station - 3 min walk
  • 13th St. Station - 7 min walk
  • 11th St Station - 9 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Discounted offsite parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

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 in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1922
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Little Nonna's - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Bud and marilyn's - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia’s small print

Also known as

  • Independent Hotel
  • Independent Hotel Philadelphia
  • Independent Philadelphia

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 50 per stay

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 25.00 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 25.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

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

Very Good 8.2 From 323 reviews

The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia
Very Good8.0
Good enough
The stay was overall very good. The amenities were mostly clean and plentiful. My one pillow was dirty, and it can get noisy in that area at night but I'd consider staying there again.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia
Was immediately walked to another hotel upon checking in and still don't quite know what that happened. Hey I get it: stuff happens. But what disappointed me most was: (1) I never received any notification via email or text, which would have been nice given that my "new" hotel was about seven blocks away and I had just taken an Uber PAST the new hotel; and (2) I chose the location because all my evening meetings where near it, so had to add the extra cost of Uber to and from meetings (it was wicked cold) and that just made the inconvenience that much more obvious. To their credit they did pay for the night at the other hotel; but frankly I was about the location of this property versus the amenities (and my business was paying anyway). Disappointed this situation wasn't handled any better.
STEVEN R, us1 night trip
The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia
Very Good8.0
Nice older hotel. Clean. Beds comfortable. Only disadvantage parking not included.
Meagan, us1 night trip
The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia
Great except for check-in clerk
It was great except for the front desk clerk on check in. Amazing how when I called and went to front desk shortly before check in there were no rooms available and the person who comes in just behind me there was a room available. I think it’s a great hotel except for 1 employee. Crazy how this hotel cannot figure this out.
Todd, us1 night trip
The Independent Hotel, Philadelphia
Very Good8.0
2nd visit to The Independent Hotel
Awesome overnight stay. We came up to Philly for a concert in Camden NJ. Love the location and the cool vibe of the area near the hotel. The hotel is super comfy and friendly. Loved the expose brick in our room. Staff was very helpful. Clean bright and bed was super comfy!
William, us1 night trip

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