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.
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.
“What a great place to stay!!
Show us your Royals tickets and get 20% off!
Spend some time together in a star-lit room
We're across the street from the home
*All packages and specials must be booked directly through the hotel
Visit our beautiful garden during your stay...
Come visit us for Independence and Kansas city attractions, the Harry Truman home and Library, Santa Fe and Oregon Trail history, Worlds of Fun, the Kansas City Zoo, and special rates for romantic getaways and other hotel packages. The Higher Ground Hotel in Independence, Missouri is a completely non-smoking hotel building in a quiet historic part of the city, so come to breathe easy and sleep well! We offer bed and breakfast. Higher Ground is conveniently located near Independence tourist attractions and unique fine dining establishments (eat real meals, not fast food) and we are also nearer to Kansas City and the KCI (MCI) airport than most other Independence hotels.