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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free breakfast and conference center

Location

Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Children's Peace Pavilion and Harry S. Truman National Historic Site. National Frontier Trails Museum and Bingham Waggoner Estate are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This hotel features a conference center, massage/treatment rooms, and a business center. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include conference rooms, laundry facilities, and a computer station.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and pillow menus, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Event facilities measuring 2200 square feet (204 square meters) include a conference center. This Independence hotel also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. Wedding services and tour/ticket assistance can be provided. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2012.

Higher Ground Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Express check-out 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 204 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2200 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 5 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 8.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Early check-in fee: USD 50
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 8.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ground Hotel
  • Higher Ground Hotel
  • Higher Ground Hotel Independence
  • Higher Ground Independence
  • Higher Hotel
  • Hotel Ground

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 5 children 18 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.


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