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5/5 Excellent
374 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Independence Square
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Historic Truman Courthouse
    8 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Dave's Bakery and Deli
    6 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Diamond Bowl
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.)
    35 min drive

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1-866-500-4938
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • One Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Independence

In the historical district and near a train station, Higher Ground Hotel is in an area with great shopping. Science City at Union Station and Starlight Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Union Station and Worlds of Fun. Check out an event or a game at Kauffman Stadium, and consider making time for Sea Life Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Independence Square - 6 min walk
  • Historic Truman Courthouse - 8 min walk
  • Harry S. Truman National Historic Site - 9 min walk
  • 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum - 9 min walk
  • Chicago and Alton Railroad Depot - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Independence Station - 13 min walk
  • Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Dave's Bakery and Deli - 6 min walk
  • Diamond Bowl - 6 min walk
  • Big John's Corner Bar - 6 min walk
  • Square Pizza - 6 min walk
  • Up Dog - 7 min walk

About this property

Higher Ground Hotel

3-star hotel near Independence Square
A conference centre, massage/treatment rooms and a business centre are available at this hotel. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free train station pick-up. Other amenities include conference space, laundry facilities and a computer station. All 30 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include coffee makers and pillow menus.
Higher Ground Hotel offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and designer toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. A pillow menu is available. 35-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.
This Independence hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and fridges can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free RV/bus/truck parking
Free train station pick-up shuttle

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Spa services

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Children's books
Children's games
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Fridge (on request)

Conveniences

Lift
Front-desk safe
Library
Vending machine

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business centre
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference centre (2200 square feet of space)

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

Spa

Couples treatment room(s)
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - prenatal
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Treatment room

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Braille signage

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Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Pillow menu
Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

Designer toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination
Towels

Entertainment

35-inch flat-screen TV
TV channels
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Fridge (on request)

More

Desk
Free local calls
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Local maps

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 10 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.00 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Property payment types

Discover
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: USD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 4 children aged 10 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.
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5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

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    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Location was great and the owners were working and they were very friendly and helpful. But I will never use Expedia again so long as I travel. Your service stinks.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The cleanliness, security and unique hominess feeling. A gem in the neighborhood.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

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