Get an overview of this hotelHotel in Independence with free breakfast and outdoor pool


Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Midwest Genealogy Center, Leila's Hair Museum, and Bingham Waggoner Estate. National Frontier Trails Museum and Truman Home are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a 24-hour business center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a seasonal outdoor pool, and laundry facilities are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 103 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Free WiFi and coffee makers are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

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3.8 out of 5
86% of guests recommend
4.0 Room cleanliness
4.3 Service & staff
3.9 Room comfort
3.7 Hotel condition
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4 out of 5
Posted Jan 5, 2017
Reasonable rate, nice and clean room, good complementary breakfast.
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Double billed by Expedia and Best Western!

1 out of 5
Posted Jan 5, 2017
We went on vacation to kc and decided to stay an additional night. We stayed on 12/28/16 and was charged by Expedia on the 29th. Then on the 30th Best Western charged my card again. Expedia says they can't help because they only charged me once. After going around and around and sending proof from my bank(two different times) that i paid twice Best Western said would refund me 3 days ago. I still have not received my refund so now I have to go to my bank and fill out paperwork, which will take 2 weeks to get my money back. I've never had this problem with any hotel booking through Expedia but I will not be using Expedia in the future or Best Western.
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great place for the price

5 out of 5
by from Lawton, OK
Posted Dec 27, 2016
Pros: I had a nice clean room on the first floor and the free breakfast was great.
Cons: I guess it could have had an indoor pool but with the snowy weather probably wouldn't have went swimming anyway. lol
Location: Great location right on I-70 and Noland road, anything you want to do is within minutes, just have to be strategic about the traffic congestion times.
the Truman worked out great for us being from way out of town and not having to drive anywhere , especially with the snowy weather , we just stayed snuggled up and had a excellent continental breakfast and the cooks were very courteous. It also was a bonus that we got to socialize with some other kc chiefs fans during breakfast but over all had a great time and wouldn't hesitate to come again, the room was great for my wife , two little girls, and myself. I plan on coming again in the summer and checking out the pool.
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4 out of 5
by from US
Posted Nov 21, 2016
Stayed there for a night before a chiefs game. Great location for that or a royals game.
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The hot breakfast was delicious every morning.

4 out of 5
by from Mesa, AZ
Posted Oct 25, 2016
Pros: The lady in the breakfast room was very friendly. She was a delight.
Cons: The TV reception was not very good. Some of the channels were fuzzy.
Location: It was right off the freeway so it was easily accessible.
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Inexpensive stay that allows dog

3 out of 5
by from US
Posted Oct 24, 2016
With the exception of the manager on check out the staff was extremely friendly. We had a problem with the day rate for a dog and the manager refused to honor the price from the guide in the room
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Hotel was close to Kaufmann, served the purpose!

3 out of 5
Posted Sep 19, 2016
The facility is not new, and first impression was less than great. Staff were very helpful and understand customer service very well! Breakfast was great! Would come back! They are trying hard!
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Great place for Royals or Chiefs game stay

3 out of 5
by from Nebraska
Posted Sep 19, 2016
Pros: Convenience to the ball park and a better price than others. offered breakfast
Cons: working toilet would be nice
Location: Close to Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums - Go Royals!
Friendly staff, clean. Great location for a ball game trip at Kauffman or Arrowhead stadium. The only problem we experienced was that our toilet wouldn't flush from the get go. When we finally reported it they called maintenance to fix it. We were on the I 70 side of the building and I found it noisy with traffic throughout the night. My roomie slept fine, but I would recommend the other side of the building.
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4 out of 5
Posted Sep 14, 2016
You can totally tell the difference. For a quick football game, its ok.
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5 out of 5
by from Foley, MO
Posted Sep 13, 2016
We have stayed in this hotel for the past couple of years when we come to KC for Chiefs games & we will continue to stay at this hotel.
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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Truman Inn features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. A 24-hour business center is on site. A complimentary breakfast is offered. This Independence hotel also offers barbecue grills, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Best Western Truman Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1982 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

  • Golfing nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay), plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 80 kg)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Truman
  • Best Western Truman Independence
  • Best Western Truman Inn
  • Best Western Truman Inn Independence
  • Truman Inn
  • Best Western Truman Hotel Independence

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).