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BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

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Conway, AR, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff is kind & helpful. The rooms are comfortable & clean. I have stayed here numerous times, in every kind of room offered; they are all pleasantly decorated & well-appointed. Any issues I have had while staying there were immediately addressed & handled effectively. I always look forward to a stay here!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be able to get a room here whilst travelling route 66 during a weekend route 66 festival. This meant that the atmosphere was great and the place was full of like minded travellers celebrating route 66! Room was comfy and had everything you needed. Air con worked well. Breakfast was an average motel breakfast, nothing...

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

Mandyw30: Thank you for taking a little of your time to review our motel! It's great that you were able to stay with us and enjoy the Route 66 Festival! This is one of the best times to stay with us. We love being able to share our classic experience with our guests! Thanks again for choosing us!

St. Charles, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very surprised (pleasantly so) at the cleanliness and clean smell of the rooms. For the price, I have never stayed at a nicer motel. It was convenient to all kinds of shopping and event venues, and easy to get to from the Interstate.

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

677randyp: Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad that you were pleased with what we have here, and the way we keep it. We are definitely fortunate to have the location that we do, as Springfield really grew up around this spot. It really does put you in close proximity to many sights...

Winchester, KY, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful motor court in the great tradition of Route 66 on which it stands. Don't expect large, modern, fanciful etc. This place is very clean, fresh, constantly upgraded and remodeled so the rooms are outstanding, very comfortable, and cozy. I love it. But they are small as it is an old motel from yesteryear. A lot of...

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

Daniel F: While it is always great to see a first time guest enjoy their stay, it is humbling to be appreciated enough to have a guest keep coming back. We must be doing something right. Yes, this being the historic site that it is, we really can't do much in the way of making our rooms bigger. What we...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little skeptical about the whole Motel setting at first. I have only stayed in hotels. This was a very good experience. The staff was very friendly. The room was very clean and comfortable. The motel is old but very well kept. One employee told me that it has been there since 1937. I liked the retro look...

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

chrisp05: Thank you for taking a chance on staying with us! It is great to see that you were not disappointed! There are not many motels like ours left that can take as much pride in the property as we do here. We routinely surprise people with how well this property has been kept, and we look forward to continuing...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding! They maintained the nostalgic charm of the original Route 66 gem but modernized everything so it is totally clean, fresh and comfortable with everything you need. I found this place by accident while traveling on business and am glad I did. I wanted to stay at a Route 66 classic and this is just what I was looking for....

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

hwhudson: Reviews like this are truly a joy to read! We are thrilled that we could provide such a great experience for you, and that you loved the vintage experience we offer here so much! Not every traveler can appreciate the Route 66 theme we have here, but the ones that do generally love it as much as we do....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the BW Route 66 Rail Haven in Springfield, MO while looking at homes in the area to purchase. It's a 1950's themed motel; think the original was built around then. It has some nice classic cars parked in front and the lobby is cute. The motel is old; the rooms are very small but clean. Breakfast is just...

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

Rebecca G: Thank you for taking a little of your time to review our motel. Our rooms are a little on the small side. This is true. We do what we can to maximize livable space in the rooms, but they will always be small. Being a historic property, we can't do much to alter the structures we have. Noise...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night and we were very pleased with it. The room was clean, breakfast was good and the wifi was strong. As we just stayed there for the one night I can't comment on any of the nearby sites/restaurants. It was a great price for what you get.

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

prairiegirlwpg: Thank you for taking a little of your time to share your review with us. We do try to remain competitively priced, and it is good to see that we are priced just about right for what we have in the eyes of our guests. If ever you find yourself back in Springfield Missouri, we hope that you might...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for the price. The staff was friendly and when I requested another room because of the musty odor they immediately gave me another room which was much better. We have stayed there again since and our stay was fine.

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

donnapB2158UD: It is good to see we were able to keep you happy despite the less than perfect room you started your stay with. Guest satisfaction is our top priority, and we will always do anything we can to make your stay as great as we can. Thank you for taking a little of your time to review our motel,...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this hotel. It is quirky and historic and takes you back to the good old days of route 66. We only stayed one night and found a lovely clean but somewhat small room. There was everything we needed in the room. As we were there for just one night the size of the room was not an issue....

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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

Claire C: It's always a pleasure to see people still travelling Route 66. We are glad you enjoyed this stop on your adventure. Our rooms are a bit on the small size, but we are actually making improvements that should save a considerable amount of space in our rooms. If ever you make it back out this way, please stop...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven is a top-rated TripAdvisor hotel where you can experience a classic piece of Historic Route 66 Americana. Eight sandstone cottages built in 1938, known as the Rail Haven Motor Court, evolved into what is today BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven. Proud recipient of the Best Western Director's Award and the National Registry of Historic Places. Be our guest at this historic hotel nestled on acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Springfield, Missouri - birthplace of Route 66. Enjoy a classic nod to the past without sacrificing any modern day amenities! We offer corporate rooms, a complimentary deluxe hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, seasonal swimming pool, 24-hour lobby and business center. Whether traversing the Main Street of America, stopping over on your way to Branson, or conducting business, our Springfield hotel location is just minutes from the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) and many national and local businesses, such as Kraft Foods, Bass Pro Shops(R) Headquarters, O'Reilly Auto Parts(R), 3M(R), Great Southern Bank Headquarters, just to name a few. BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven also offers guests easy access to Missouri State University, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Fantastic Caverns, Springfield Cardinals, Shrine Mosque and the historic Gillioz Theatre. Business travel or pleasure, whatever reason brings you to town, don't just stay at a hotel experience a hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Address: 203 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-3102
Region: United States > Missouri > Springfield
Price Range: £51 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven Hotel Springfield
Best Western Hotel Springfield
Best Western Springfield
Springfield Best Western
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Springfield
#3 Business Hotel in Springfield
#7 Romantic Hotel in Springfield
#13 Family Hotel in Springfield
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“All on same level -like the old "motor courts", with pool out front.”
 of 5 bubbles hwhudson, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Good complimentary breakfast added in”
 of 5 bubbles RichardandJill, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on ground level, there is a pavilion which was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Luv2Travel9914, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles gbec73, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room starting with 3 (3rd row back) if you like it quiet”
  • Fridge with big freezer compartment and microwave
  • Twin beds
 of 5 bubbles PathManSlough, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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