Welcome to the Higher Ground Hotel, a hidden treasure located in the heart of the historic district of Independence, MO. It is a unique and charming hotel located across the street from the Harry S. Truman Home. Unique & comfortable Independence lodging Though its appearance may surprise you, don't be fooled by its exterior disguise. Inside you can expect well-appointed rooms and exceptional service. Higher Ground Hotel has some very spacious rooms, including the Family Room which can accommodate larger families and other unique touches such as rooms with skylights. This entirely smoke-free Inn offers comfortable private rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, a warm and friendly staff and a unique experience for your stay. Higher Ground Hotel has meeting and banquet space available as well. The hotel is a great place for retreats, family reunions, receptions and other special events. We invite you to check out our packages and other activities that only Higher Ground Hotel can offer."