Property Location With a stay at Higher Ground Hotel in Independence, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Independence Square and Historic Truman Courthouse. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Harry S. Truman National Historic Site.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 30 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.Amenities Pamper yourself with onsite massages or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and wedding services.Dining A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is included.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Independence? This hotel has facilities measuring 2200 square feet (204 square meters), including a conference center. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.