Higher Ground Hotel - Independence

200 North Delaware Street, Independence, United States, 64050  show map
 2 stars
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Higher Ground Hotel - Independence

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Picnic area/ Tables

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The 2-star Higher Ground Hotel places guests abound 6.2 km from CoCo Key Water Resort, LEGOLAND Discovery Center and Truman. The business hotel is a good example of Liberty architecture in Independence.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot.

Higher Ground Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Fairfax Municipal airport.

Rooms

At Higher Ground Hotel, guests are offered rooms with cable TV, blackout curtains, a work desk, a fridge and a seating area. Some rooms have the garden view. The rooms also feature carpet floor and dark-wood furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Serving American dishes, Dave's Bakery is about 550 meters away.

Services

The property offers computer equipment, a business centre and a meeting room to meet the needs of business travelers.

Relax

A picnic area and a library are available for guests' enjoyment.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Bottled water

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 7.50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

200 North Delaware Street, Independence, United States, 64050

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City Center
  • Independence
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe Verona
    1900 ft
  • Dave's Bakery (cuisine: American)
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 King-size beds

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Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Independence Tourism2300 ft
  • Vaile Mansion1.0 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2300 ft

Historical sites

  • Custodian of MO Historical2000 ft
  • Harry S Truman National Hstrc2300 ft
  • Bingham Waggoner Estate2700 ft

Stadiums

  • Roper Stadium1.6 mi

Museums

  • Children's Art Institute1700 ft
  • Jackson County Historical2300 ft
  • National Frontier Trails Ctr2700 ft
  • Harry S Truman Library/museum3000 ft
  • Harry S Truman Library3000 ft

Parks

  • National Park Svc2300 ft
  • Parks Administration3700 ft
  • Independence Park Maintenance5000 ft

Halls

  • Reception Hall1400 ft
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars1.3 mi
  • Loyal Order of Moose1.7 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Adam and Eve College of Beauty1400 ft
  • Graceland University2700 ft
  • Blue River Community College4000 ft
  • Independence College5000 ft
  • International University1.2 mi
  • University Extension Ctrs1.4 mi
  • Park University2.5 mi

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Independence Reg Health Ctr3000 ft
  • Medical Center Of Independence2.8 mi

Local attractions

  • Vaile Mansion1.1 mi
    1500 North Liberty Street, Independence
  • Midwest Genealogy Center3.2 mi
    3440 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence
  • Municipal Auditorium6.3 mi
    13th St., Kansas City
  • Leila's Hair Museum1.3 mi
    1333 S Noland Rd., Independence
  • CoCo Key Water Resort3.8 mi
    9103 East 39th Street, Kansas City

Near the hotel

  • Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum2400 ft
    217 North Main Street, Independence
  • Chicago & Alton Railroad Depot2800 ft
    318 West Pacific Avenue, Independence
  • National Frontier Trails Museum2800 ft
    318 W Pacific, Independence
  • Harry S. Truman Library and Museum3200 ft
    500 W. US Hwy. 24, Independence

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe Verona1900 ft

    Address: 206 W Lexington Ave
    Phone: 816-833-0044

    86% likes this, based on 74 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

  • UP DOG2000 ft

    Address: 114 LIBERTY ST

    70% likes this, based on 20 reviews

  • Clinton's Soda Fountain2300 ft

    Address: 100 W Maple Ave
    Phone: 816-833-2046

    70% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Dave's Bakery1800 ft

    Address: 214 W Maple

    60% likes this, based on 7 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Court House Exchange2200 ft

    Address: 113 W. Lexington

    77% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    31
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Higher Ground Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Higher Ground Hotel

Average guest rating

9.0out of 10
Superb
Based on 27 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Thanks for a wonderful stay. We loved the large room since there were 3 of us, and the location was great for the reasons we were there. We would book again if we return someday.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location was excellent for my purpose, the garden was lovely, staff was attentive in a slacker sort of way, not bad just not a bundle of energy,

    The hotel guide had so many rules it was almost like staying at mom and dad's house and the rules so strongly listed would be common courtesy manners to most travelers. The door belong locked when we arrived and we had to buzz in was unexpected (and this was late afternoon).

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The rooms are spacious, very clean and newly renovated. Very friendly staff.

    The location in Independence is questionable: It seems that the neighbourhood a few crossroads away is run down with oddish people on the street.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I loved they homey atmosphere! The room were a nice size, and it was the perfect location for the things we wanted to see in Independence. I highly recommend it!

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The hotel is very comfortable and very clean. Also, the garden was beautiful and a wonderful place to relax.

    There isn't anything I didn't like about the hotel.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Loved the staff and decor. Very cute and homey. GREAT placement right near Independence Square which is lovely to walk around.

    Continental breakfast a bit lacking.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Was upgraded to King size room. Very pleasant room, very clean. Staff were very obliging and helpful. Breakfast adequate. Would highly recommend. Many historic sites very close to the hotel in Independence

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It is comfortable, well decorated, quiet and centrally located close to historic civil war and Truman era cites. AndI it is just a short drive to the Kansas City attractions.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Room was very spacious and comfortable. Staff was exceptionally friendly. Nice quiet neighborhoof.

    The people in the next room were very loud and noisy. Not the hotels fault though.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    For our purposes it was close to the CoC locations... And also to the shops where we ate on several occasions. The availability of a continental breakfast was good. That for the most part was an adequate start to each day. I did appreciate the special attention offered at check in (larger bedroom) The WiFi availability was especially helpful... and gave no problems. * I did note that when the computer was connected, it disabled the phone. This was no problem but others less technically aware may not realise that this can happen.

    Excellent value for money. Couldn't fault any aspect of our stay.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The room was very clean. Bed comfortable and breakfast excellent. Gorgeous gardens and friendly informative hosts. We loved the location as we were there to do all the Truman things and were right across the street. We also loved the WW1 museum.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Garden, Room, location, cleanliness

    breakfast could have been better, more options, hot food

  • Single
    10.0

    Having an owner proprietor who has pride in his facility, and knowledge of the surrounding area, is definitely a positive experience for the guest who stay at The Higher Ground Hotel. 'K' and Rita are welcoming, helpful, and receptive to your needs.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Friendliness, location, layout of hotel

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I loved the cleanliness and the uniqueness of the hotel. It was well appointed and also very quiet. The hotel was located across the street from Harry Truman's house so it felt quaint. The location was wonderful and the closeness of excellent restaurants was nice. There was also a beautiful garden on the propert which was very well maintained and peaceful. If you need a place to stay this hotel was a real gem.

    I loved this hotel!

How to reach hotel

hotel Higher Ground Hotel - Independence Independence location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

200 North Delaware Street, Independence, United States, 64050

Get directions
City Center
  • Independence
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe Verona
    1900 ft
  • Dave's Bakery (cuisine: American)
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    31