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Staff Spotlight – Linda

Staff Spotlight – Linda

Get to know the incredible staff at The Independence Hotel. Todays spotlight: Linda Thixton, our Housekeeping Attendant! Linda loves making each individual room a welcoming space for guests, ensuring the most relaxing and comforting stay possible. Her favorite aspect...

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Hops Capital of the World

Hops Capital of the World

The Willamette Valley might be famous for its wine, but we wouldn’t be able to show our faces in the Pacific Northwest if we didn’t also have top-notch beer and microbreweries to offer. In fact, the city of Independence was called “the hops capital of the world” from...

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Staff Spotlight – Sam

Staff Spotlight – Sam

Get to know the incredible staff at The Independence Hotel. Today’s spotlight: Sam Diaz! As the Rooms Division Manager, Sam makes sure all hotel departments communicate effectively to keep things running smoothly, and to ensure guests have the best stay possible....

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CYCLING AROUND INDEPENDENCE

CYCLING AROUND INDEPENDENCE

October is one of the most beautiful months in the Willamette Valley, and The Independence Hotel makes a perfect homebase for exploring the Valley on two wheels. With the leaves starting to change colors and fall breezes cooling off the hotter summer months, take...

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Quarantine Dance Challenge

Quarantine Dance Challenge

Back in April 2020, when we are still at the beginning of distancing and quarantining, we held a dance video contest on our social media. We put together a playlist for everyone who needing to just "dance it out", we received video submissions and selected four...

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Harvest in the Willamette Valley

Harvest in the Willamette Valley

Is there anythign better than wine tasting when summer transitions to fall? At The Independence Hotel, we are located in the Willamette Valley near the Eola-Amity Hills AVA and Van Duzer AVA, as well as several wineries on the Heart of Willamette Trail. It's the...

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