Ideally located in Midtown Village, The Independent is adjacent to Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphias vibrant performing arts district. The hotel is also only a few blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and steps away from all that the city has to offer in shopping, nightlife and entertainment. The performing arts, restaurants, and retail within a two-block radius rival those of gateway cities around the world. The Independents design reflects a charming sophistication that is consistent with the buildings architecture and the local area of Midtown Village. The hotels lobby is accented by a crystal chandelier and features a 30-foot by 8-foot, hand-painted work of art created by local muralist. Oversized guest rooms range in size up to 470 square feet and are divided into ten standard rooms, twelve deluxe rooms, a gracious suite, and a residential duplex suite. Guest rooms feature hardwood floors with New Zealand Wool area rugs, custom window treatments, Robert Allen custom bedding, and the finest pillow-top mattresses available?Serta Presidential. Each room enjoys a variety of unique features such as fireplaces, exposed brick walls, cathedral ceilings, French windows, or loft bedrooms.Each room is wonderfully distinct, all rooms are appointed with a 32 flat panel HDTV, microwave oven, and refrigerator. The hotel provides guests with the convenience of complimentary wireless Internet, a business center equipped with two computers, a printer, scanner, and fax machine. A complimentary light breakfast will be served daily in the hotels fireside lounge. Moreover, The Independent plans to invites guests to enjoy a complimentary happy hour with fine wines and cheeses Monday through Thursday.