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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of this motel. The lobby and breakfast area were clean and well cared for and the staff friendly and helpful. I got a room with two full sized beds. It was a little small, but functional. The beds were comfortable enough and it had a microwave and refrigerator as well as a television....

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Midland, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was so very quaint and definitely worth the trip to see. We were visiting our daughter in Springfield and heard about the Route 66 hotel. It was the cleanest hotel we had ever stayed in!! The staff was so very informative about weather and sights to see. We definitely recommend this hotel.

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Thank angelasU4942OS
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was driving cross country and decided to stop over at this hotel. Place is conveniently located a couple of miles off the highway. There were also plenty of restaurants near the hotel. The rooms were comfy and the toilet was clean. The breakfast was also very good. Highly recommend the place.

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

angela p: Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us a review. We do all we can to keep this place just as beautiful and outstanding as we can for our guests, and it's good to see that it shows. Thank you for taking a chance on staying with us, and if you should ever return...

Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!! Modern motel as far as furnishing with nothing more to wish for or need. However, WOW what a chance to relive the the sight and feel of a roadside motel that was Americana of the 50's and 60's!! Thank you for the chance to re-live my childhood memories!!!!

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

446todd: Awesome! This place is built on memories, and it is great to see that we were able to bring some of those back for you. There is a vintage experience here that you can't hardly find anymore, and it's so good to see people enjoy it! Thank you for taking a little of your time to let us know!

Albert Lea, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our first night on route 66. It has that spirit that you expect from a route 66 facility, very helpful staff, comfortable room, and a great breakfast. The rooms are cozy but very clean and well kept. The breakfast was excellent for the small area they have

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

Vern T: We are glad you chose to stay with us! As far as Route 66 goes, we are a must see! We have done so much to keep the Route 66 spirit alive, and it's great to have guests that can appreciate what we have to share here. Thank you for taking a little of your time to write...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a very nice, very clean retro motel on Route 66, look no further than the Rail Haven Motel in Springfield MO. It will transport you back to a "kinder, gentler time" when things moved a good bit slower. This place has a lot of rooms and many of them are "themed" - there is an...

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

Robert C: Thank you for your outstanding review! Reviews like this are truly a joy to read! It sounds like you were really able to enjoy the vintage experience that we are so passionate about. We really enjoy sharing the unique experience we have here, and we're glad you were able to appreciate it! Thank you again for your review!

Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

only problem was landscapers at 0900 2nd day....no Gideon's Bible...and internet kept going off....but staff friendly, and location was good for me...love the old cars and gas pumps...and photos in the room.

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

GloriaS2013: Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us a review! We apologize for the inconvenient time of the landscaping, and internet outage. We do what we can to avoid these types of things. We hope that you might choose us again if ever you return to Springfield Missouri so that we might get another chance...

Landisville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove cross country from PA to San Diego and back again, and this was one of our favorite stays! It's an old Rt 66 motel that has been modernized but retains the charm of another era. There are vintage cars and gas pumps (all in pristine condition) on the property that make perfect props for photos. The check in...

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

PattyMcC7: Thank you for taking a little of your time to give us a review! It is quite a treat to read a review like this. We really do take pride in this property we have, and it's great to see that it shows. We do our best to keep this historic motel just as amazing as it has ever...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This looked like an older motel when I was looking into staying there, but it was one of the cleanest motels I have ever stayed at. Everyone was very nice and the Breakfast was hot with plenty of choices. This will be my motel of choice when ever I am in that area

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

stevesA3338CK: Thank you for taking a chance on staying with us. It looks like you were not disappointed! It takes a lot of hard work to keep our motel competitive with more modern properties, but we do our best. It is good to see that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to serving you again!

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Passing through Springfield on way back to Chicago from Texas and wanted something a little different. This motel is a trip back in time. Super clean and very cute. The bathroom in the room was a little smaller than what you're used to but super clean. All the amenities of a modern motel but keeps its charm. A Route 66...

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Thank you for taking a little of your time to review our motel! We are thrilled that you were able to appreciate our vintage experience here. There are not many properties like ours left, and especially not ones so well maintained. This little historic landmark is our pride and joy, and we love to share it with travelers! We hope...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $101 - $157 (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 rooms are ground level and you park in front of your door!!!! AWESOME”
 of 5 bubbles 735janellm, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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