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Independence Missouri Hotels & Motels

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The Independence center is around the area of Independence City Center and the area of Harry S. Truman National Historic Site.

Located in Jackson County, Independence is the fifth-largest city in Missouri. It's part of the Kansas City metro area and has a population of almost 118,000 residents. Once a point of departure for the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails, Independence was part of the land the U.S. bought from the Indians in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. The town itself was founded in 1827 and quickly became a hub of the frontier era thanks to its convenient location on the Mississippi River near its convergence with the Kansas River at the former's furthest point west. More from this guide...

Independence Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Super 8 of Independence : 4032 South Lynn Court Dr. 4032 South Lynn Court Dr., Independence, MO 64055
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Staff was accommodating
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
Average 3.5 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Best Western Truman Inn in Independence 4048 South Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055
  • Two star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
American Inn Noland Road Independence Missouri - Independence 4141 South Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64055
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Check in: 2:00pm
  • Rooms are not good
  • Easily accessible by car
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Days Inn Independence : 13712 East 42nd Ter South 13712 East 42nd Ter South, Independence, MO 64055
  • Inexpensive property
Average 3.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Red Lion Inn & Suites Kc Sports Complex Independence - Independence 4142 South Noland Rd. Exit # 12 I 70 & Noland Ro, Independence, MO 64055
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Kansas City Independence I 70 - Independence 4200 South Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64055
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 74 rooms
Average 3.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Americas Best Value Inn Kansas City East / Independence in Independence 13710 East 42nd Terrace, Independence, MO 64055
  • Cheap Convention Center property
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
Average 3.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Hometowne Suites Independence 14800 East 42nd St., Independence, MO 64055 Website
  • Low priced Suburban property
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • Excellent customer service
  • Vibe is not too good
Adam's Mark Hotel & Conference Center in Kansas City 9103 East 39th St., Kansas City, MO 64133 ~4.12 miles southwest of Independence
  • High-end Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Wingate by Wyndham 18700 East 37th Terrace, Independence, MO 64057
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Great location
  • Beds need improvement
Average 3.5 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Residence Inn by Marriott Kansas City Independence in Independence 3700 Arrowhead Ave., Independence, MO 64057 Website
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 80 rooms in hotel
  • Great hot breakfast
  • Most guests found the kitchenette to be good
Very Good 4.0 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details
Value Place Kansas City Missouri (Arrowhead) 8805 Leeds Rd., Kansas City, MO 64129 ~4.30 miles southwest of Independence
  • 2-star hotel
  • 124 sleeping rooms in hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Four Points by Sheraton Kansas City Sports Complex 4011 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO 64133 ~4.36 miles southwest of Independence
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 168 sleeping rooms in hotel
Average 3.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Independence 18011 Bass Pro Dr., Independence, MO 64055
  • Affordable Convention Center property
  • 5 floors in hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Staybridge Suites Kansas City Independence 19400 East 39th Place South, Independence, MO 64057
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
Very Good 4.5 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Hilton Garden Inn Independence - Independence 19677 East Jackson Dr., Independence, MO 64057
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 17 meeting rooms
Average 3.5 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Ameristar Casino Kansas City - Kansas City 3200 North Ameristar Dr., Kansas City, MO 64161 ~5.20 miles northwest of Independence
  • Four star Riverfront hotel
  • Hotel has 36 suites
Very Good 4.0 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details
Candlewood Suites 4545 South Trace Park Court, Independence, MO 64057
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 89 sleeping rooms in hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Kansas City I 435n Near Sport 1051 North Cambridge Ave., Kansas City, MO 64120 ~5.27 miles west of Independence
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Poor 2.5 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Comfort Suites Independence in Independence 19751 East Valley View Pkwy., Independence, MO 64057 Website
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 88 suites
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • All guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
Very Good 4.5 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 19901 East Valleyview Pkwy., Independence, MO 64057
  • 2-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Delicious food
  • Excellent breakfast
Very Good 4.5 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
My Place Hotel Kansas City / Independence Mo : 20105 Valley View Pkwy. 20105 Valley View Pkwy., Independence, MO 64057
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel : 1601 North Universal Ave. 1601 North Universal Ave., Kansas City, MO 64120 ~5.68 miles northwest of Independence
  • Low-priced Convention Center property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Most guests said rooms were big enough
  • Most guests criticized the small bathroom
Drury Inn & Suites Kansas City Stadium 3830 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO 64133 ~6.01 miles southwest of Independence
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Read more
Very Good 4.5 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Days Inn by Wyndham Kansas City
5100 East Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64128 ~6.03 miles west of Independence
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
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Independence was a boomtown for the pioneer outfitting industry throughout its early days. It was also the site of two significant Civil War battles and the birthplace of President Harry S. Truman. Today, it is the home of several headquarters of Latter-Day Saints groups, a community college, a campus of Graceland University, the Truman Library Research Center, several museums, and two branches of the Kansas City Public Library.

The Best Time to Visit Independence, MO

Independence hosts two annual festivals that draw visitors from throughout the region and beyond. In June, the Vaile Strawberry Festival takes over the grounds of the historic Vaile Mansion. Labor Day weekend brings the Santa-Cali-Gon Days, celebrating the city's history as "Queen of the Trails."

As with the rest of the Kansas City metro area, the weather tends to be most temperate in the spring, so try to visit from April to June if you want to avoid the heat or cold. Those also tend to be cheaper months to travel, while the busiest months--July, August, and February--result in bigger crowds and higher hotel prices. November and December are the slow season, so that might be a good time to plan your trip if you want to save on travel costs.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Independence, MO:

seasonality of hotel rates in Independence

Independence, MO: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. price patterns by star rating class in Independence, MO. Browse these line graphs to evaluate the most cost effective dates to make a reservation in Independence for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Independence, MO

4 Star Average Prices: $107.28

For a luxurious stay in Independence, consider the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center. This unique property is located directly on Crackerneck Creek and features a two-mile on-site hiking trail around a picturesque lake. Enjoy a boutique experience complete with rare amenities like a heated indoor/outdoor pool and whirlpool, spacious patio, and whiskey and wine bar, along with a fitness center, guest laundry and dry cleaning, complimentary hot breakfast, free coffee and tea available in the lobby 24/7.

Wireless internet and on-site parking are provided. You can choose from six different room styles, each decorated with rustic yet modern flair. Some of the 167 guestrooms even have waterfall views, whirlpool tubs, or fireplaces. All accommodations have microwaves, refrigerators, and flat-screen TV.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Independence

Affordable Hotels in Independence, MO

3 Star Average Prices: $87.82

When it comes to saving money on your trip to Independence, finding an affordable hotel is a good place to start. Luckily, the city has several comfortable lodging options that won't break the bank. My Place Hotel is a pet-friendly property designed for both short-term and long-term travelers. Every room is outfitted with a high-quality pillowtop mattress and microfiber bedding, along with free wireless internet, a flat-screen TV, and premium cable. If you choose a suite, you can easily prepare your own meals thanks to the full-sized refrigerator, two-burner cooktop, microwave, cookware, and utensils. On-site amenities include guest laundry, daily housekeeping, and a relaxing lounge.

Another option for money-conscious travelers is the Best Western Truman Inn, a comfortable, newly renovated hotel with convenient access to Independence attractions such as the Truman Library. This property features an outdoor pool and spacious patio area with fire pit, full hot breakfast, free parking, guest laundry, 24-hour fitness center, and business center. Every guest room is equipped with free high-speed internet, satellite TV with five HBO channels, a DVD player, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Pets are welcome at the Best Western Truman Inn.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Independence

2 Star Average Prices: $72.34

2 Star Hotel Prices in Independence

Independence, MO Hotels with Discounts

The Best Western offers a 10 percent room discount for guests ages 55 and older, as well as discounts for military and government employees, AAA and CAA members, and AARP members. Marriott properties such as the Fairfield Inn provide a 15 percent discount for senior citizens and special rates for AAA members as well as government and military employees. Staybridge Suites offers discounted rates for both seniors and AAA members.

Best Value Hotels in Independence, MO

If you're looking for enjoyable amenities at the right price, Independence offers several hotels that provide a great value for the money. The Fairfield Inn Kansas City Independence offers in-room coffee and tea, dry cleaning service, a beauty shop, complimentary breakfast buffet, daily housekeeping service, cable TV, in-room microwave, luxurious bedding, and an indoor pool. Pets are also welcome at this Marriott property.

A great choice if you need space for several family members is the Staybridge Suites Kansas City - Independence, conveniently located just off I-70 with easy access to all the major attractions of Independence. Amenities at this hotel include guest laundry, free wireless internet, complimentary breakfast, and full-service housekeeping. The fitness center was renovated in 2017 and is open 24 hours a day.

Get some work done in the 24-hour business center or relax in the appealing heated outdoor pool area, featuring a hot tub, lounge chairs, picnic tables, gas grills, and an outdoor fire pit. Each suite features a fully equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare a meal, a flat-screen TV with premium cable, DVD player, flexible workspace, and blackout drapes.

Best Attractions in Independence, MO

History buffs will enjoy exploring the wealth of historic sights and landmarks throughout Independence. Start at Bingham Waggoner Estate, a historic home built in the 19th century that sits on a 19.9-acre property. The estate retains more than 90 percent of its original furnishings, making it the ideal place to immerse yourself in the life of a wealthy 1800s Missouri family. The Bingham Waggoner Estate is open for tours from April 1 through October 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Nearby, you'll find the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site and Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum. Visitors can take a guided tour of Truman's childhood home and learn more about his life as a young boy growing up in Independence. The historic site has preserved more than 50,000 of the Truman family's personal artifacts. At the Presidential Library and Museum, you'll find two permanent exhibits detailing Truman's early life and his time as president, as well as rotating temporary exhibits. The historic site is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

In the evening, visit Silverstein Eye Centers Arena to catch a world-class sporting event or concert. The stadium is home to both Kansas City Mavericks ice hockey and Kansas City Comets basketball. Upcoming concerts include performances by Big Sean, while a recent date welcomed country superstar Alan Jackson. Be sure to check the event calendar for the dates you plan to visit and book your tickets early.

On a sunny spring day, the best way to spend the afternoon in Independence, MO is a stroll around Independence Square, the city's premier shopping and dining destination. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride or enjoy an ice cream at the same soda fountain Truman frequented in his youth. You'll also find a bowling alley, an art gallery, a movie theater, and even a board game cafe. Shop for gifts and souvenirs at the Square's selection of independently owned boutiques and wineries. Don't forget to make a dinner reservation at one of the Square's fine-dining establishments, including Ophelia's Restaurant and Cafe Verona.

If you happen to be in town in June, plan to head to Vaile Victorian Mansion for the annual Strawberry Festival. During the off-season, you can tour this historic mansion from April to October. This three-story, 31-room private home was constructed in 1881 and includes distinctive painted ceilings, a 48,000-gallon wine cellar, nine marble fireplaces, and flushing toilets, which were very rare in that era.

Step even further into local history with a visit to the National Frontier Trails Museum, which celebrates Independence's history as the jumping-off point for the Oregon, California, and Santa Fe Trails. See real diary entries and artifacts from those traveling west to seek a better life. View historic structures including a public spring once used by pioneers and a 1930s grist mill. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy the natural surroundings of Independence with a visit to the Little Blue Trace trail. This 15-mile trail allows you to explore all of Jackson County by foot or on the back of a bike. Fitness enthusiasts and nature lovers alike should pencil in this unique attraction for one of their vacation days in Independence.

If you've always been fascinated by the pioneer lifestyle, take a trip back to frontier days with a visit to the place where it all began: Independence, Missouri. Whether you're traveling on a shoestring or plan to splurge, the city has the accommodations to meet your needs.

Recent traveler guest reviews of Independence, MO

Below are reviews of the city of Independence, MO from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Nice hotel!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Everything was close to the hotel very pleased with my stay.

Jacinda B., from 05-Jun-2017
Score 4.0 / 5

I came for a convention. Easy access to all of Kansas City Metro and the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum was very interesting.

Rachel E., from 25-Nov-2015
"Favorable Area"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lived in Independence some years ago. Many shopping areas and other facilities nearby.

Ellen H., from 17-May-2015
"Easy Access to Everything"
Score 5.0 / 5

I like that everything is nearby: the baseball stadium, sports bars and entertainment.

Ricardo C., from 23-Jun-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Independence, MO shown above is 4.3 out of 5 based on 4 reviews
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