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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and massage/treatment rooms


This family-friendly Independence hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Children's Peace Pavilion, Branson Of The North Theater, and Historic Truman Courthouse. Harry S. Truman National Historic Site and 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Massage/treatment rooms, conference rooms, and meeting rooms are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a computer station, and a library are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms offer free local calls, desks, and free toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 2200 square feet (204 square meters) include conference space and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2012.

Higher Ground Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2200 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 204 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1969 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


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


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 

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 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


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 time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 7.50 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 7.50 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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