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Higher Ground Hotel

200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050

+1 816 836 0292

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based on 180 reviews

About Higher Ground Hotel, Independence

Value for money

With a stay at Higher Ground Hotel in Independence, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Independence Square and Historic Truman Courthouse. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Independence? This hotel has facilities measuring 2200 square feet (204 square meters), including a conference center. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.

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Standard Rooms - Panoramic view


$120 totalExpedia
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King Rooms - City view


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Queen Rooms - Mountain view


$139 totalPriceline
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Blu-ray player
  • TV
  • DVD player


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Breakfast included
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Karaoke

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Spa
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage


  • Computer use available
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near Higher Ground Hotel

Attractions in Independence, Missouri curated by momondo

Higher Ground Hotel location: 200 North Delaware, Independence, MO 64050

Restaurants and Cafés

Cafe Verona0.3 mi
Square Pizza0.4 mi
Courthouse Exchange Restaurant0.4 mi
Mcclain Restaurant Group El Pico0.4 mi

Higher Ground Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 180 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Absolutely loved the hotel! (in 38 reviews)
  • Very nice breakfast (in 29 reviews)
  • "Clean, friendly staff, comfortable but firm beds" (in 28 reviews)
Cons -
  • The quaintness of the rooms (in 18 reviews)
  • Needs darkening curtains. (in 3 reviews)
  • Rooms overlooking the well lighted parking lot need room darkening shades. (in 2 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 3 star hotels in Independence typically cost $162/night, but Higher Ground Hotel is typically available for $120/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • The drive from Kansas City to Higher Ground Hotel will take you about 1h 3min depending on traffic, with a distance of 21.1 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • Higher Ground Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Kansas City to the hotel, but also around Independence during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Independence are on average $30/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Higher Ground Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Kansas City.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Higher Ground Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 816 836 0292.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Higher Ground Hotel, call +1 816 836 0292.

  • Yes, Higher Ground Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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