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BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

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Curryville
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I happened upon this sweet little motel and couldn't be happier. It was the nicest place I've stayed at in a long time. Super clean!! The nicest, caring staff. Being a nostalgic, Route 66 fan it couldn't have been more perfect. Took me back to vacations as a child but updated and very clean!! I will be back when visiting...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was reluctant to make a reservation without knowing what hotel I would be staying out but I was glad I did. This was a nice stay! I really enjoyed the breakfast section and the price was affordable.

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

melaniee722: We are glad you were so pleasantly surprised! We do our best to remain competitive with the breakfast we offer and the rates we have. We hope you might stay with us again if you ever return to Springfield Missouri. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Washington state
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to stay here to experience a bit of Route 66. Good location, great accommodations, great breakfast and hotel is very cute. Front desk night and morning employees were some of the best we have met.

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

sunnyWashingtonstate; Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us such an outstanding review! It is always a pleasure to see that a guest enjoyed their stay as much as you did! We love the vintage experience we have here, and we love to share it. We have a great staff that feels almost like family. We...

Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hopefully Adam will be the one to check you in...he is AWESOME! Everything was how it should be when on vacation! Very friendly and courteous staff who are willing to make sure everything is correct and what we expected. Definitely recommend this hotel!

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

DJRFan: Thank you for taking a little of your time to write a review! We love to see it when things play out the way they are supposed to. Adam will be notified of his honorable mention as well. It is good to see that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to doing the same for every guest...

Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel with our 7 dogs, so finding a hotel with an area for the dogs to run, play, potty away from traffic and others' rooms is important. We had easy access to our dogs, a yard area for them, and a dog friendly room for our littlest one.

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

DesertDogs7: Pet friendly properties are getting harder and harder to find these days. We are more than happy to continue to offer these for our guests! We are glad that we were able to give you what you needed, and hope that you might stay with us again if you should ever return to Springfield Missouri. Thank you for your...

Orange, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to drive up to see a friend New Year's Eve & stopped here on my way. I'd been by it before & I'm glad I made a reservation to stay here. Very clean with , beautiful, relaxing colours in the room (at least in my room) & nice amenities (frig & microwave). Nice location, quiet & they take...

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

Jacglen: To give a guest a good first impression is great, but for it to be good enough to convince you to come back, that is what we like to see! Thank you so much for taking a little of your time to let us know how you felt about your stay! We will keep up the good work, and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room and moved our stuff into it. On three different occasions somebody opened the door and walked in (three different people on three different occasions). We were not sure if they were hotel staff or not?

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

Thank you for your review. I am very disturbed to hear this event occurred during your stay here at the Rail Haven. As you can see from all of our reviews, we take great pride in offering exceptional service and this is definitely not how we do things. Please accept my apologies, and know without a doubt we will be...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is so refreshing to write a good review. The motel was quaint, with unique light fixtures and a chair outside every door. The room was completely remodeled but still paid homage to its historic past. My top three priorities were met: the bed was comfortable, the carpet was new (no weird smell in room), and the bathroom was clean....

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

Billie M: It might just be as refreshing to read such a good review as it was for you to write! We thank you very much for choosing to stay with us, and are thrilled that you enjoyed it so much! We do our best to make our property as amazing as possible for every guest we have, and it...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I'm local but stayed in there twice, the room is pretty neat and clear on every level, facilities are relatively new, and front desk is friendly. Breakfast is proved with all necessaries. Highly recommended staying there.

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

Martin C: Thank you for taking a little of your time to review our motel! It is always a pleasure to read such an outstanding review! We look forward to providing this same experience to every guest we can! Thank you again for choosing to stay with us!

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay here and be taken back to the 'good days' of the 60's & 70's. Historically located motel on Rte. 66 - lots of photos and old fashioned hospitality in a friendly environment. Great breakfast and front desk staff.

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

westport2014; Excellent! It looks like you were able to enjoy a lot of we have to offer here! With so many people in a rush to make it to one place or another, so few take the time to take notice of what this historic motel really is. It's always a pleasure to come across someone who is able to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • 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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  • Breakfast included
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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 South Glenstone, Springfield, MO 65802
Region: United States > Missouri > Springfield
Price Range: $90 - $136 (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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“I was in a room closest to the main street and could hear traffic, esp. during rush hour.”
 of 5 bubbles 52billiem, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“every room is same”
 of 5 bubbles 517martinc, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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