The Independent

Address: 1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107-5612, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Washington Square West area of Philadelphia, is near Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, Wilma Theater, Library Company of Philadelphia, and W. Graham Arader III Gallery of Philadelphia.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility


          • Suites


          • Shuttle bus service
          • Continental Breakfast
          • Business Services
          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Independent Philadelphia

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Philadelphia

          Home of the Liberty Bell and Rocky Balboa

          A travel blog entry by tommyg71 on Jun 15, 2015

          1 comment, 14 photos

          ... stop was to a quaint little post office around the corner on Market Street. This post office is famous as it stamps all letters sent from there franked with Benjamin Franklin's signature. We grabbed a couple of postcards and sent them so they will arrive home after we get there.

          Jeff picked us up again and we headed off to Baltimore where we would be spending the next couple of nights. We arrived at the hotel, checked in and tackled another place on the list. This ...

          Eastern State Penitentiary

          A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism on Apr 09, 2015

          15 photos

          ... evolved with the times. It’s definitely worth a visit, and easily as good as Alcatraz in San Francisco.

          A late lunch of Philly Cheese Steaks at Jack's Firehouse to warm us up, was much needed afterwards. You know it’s cold when you’re walking around a ruin, and there are people huddled around heaters whenever you come across one. We later found out, with the wind chill, the temperature was down to zero today. ...


          A travel blog entry by dannyleonisrael on Aug 07, 2014

          3 photos

          ... at the base.This institution is incredible. After the mandatory bag search, we had lunch in the cafe restaurant (I had a chicken feta wrap and a muffin) and then made our way to the temporary exhibition about impressionism. I must say that this may well be the finest exhibition I have ever seen! The focus was on Paul Duerand-Ruel, an art collector who the art world owes a great deal to. It is thanks to him ...

          Franklin's Amazing Life and the Pursuit of Liberty

          A travel blog entry by dnkmartz on Sep 24, 2012

          30 photos

          ... Grievances and their appeal to King George III. It took a lot of time, work, rework and writing where most would agree. Some never got there!

          Although Dave had been to Philly when he was in the Navy, so much has changed in
          45 years.

          One of the locals, actually the Postal Clerk at First Post Office, recommended the "best" Philly Cheesesteak joint: Jim's Steaks. She was right . . ...

          Center City Phladelphia

          A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jul 12, 2012

          120 photos

          ... knew quite a bit about plants but think that knowledge has been pushed out of my brain as I’ve acquired new and different knowledge. A brain can only hold so much useless information.

          In addition to the two art museums to which I have devoted their own blog entries I also went to the Rodin Museum and the Barnes Foundation. The Rodin Museum is a small one along Franklin Parkway, but it’s the only one in America devoted to the sculptors work and ...