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Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven

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Certificate of Excellence
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!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
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4Attractionswithin 1 km
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We have spent every spring break for the last eight years in Springfield attending the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships with both boy’s and girl’s varsity teams. The staff at this hotel has always been very accommodating to our groups. This location has
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Response from Lora_vankooten, Director of Sales at Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
Responded yesterday
You have become like family to us and we look forward to your arrival every year. Thank you for your loyalty to us and your kind words about our property. We do our best to accommodate all of our guests so they leave here with a positive memorable experience. Thank you for recognizing our efforts. We appreciate you very much!
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Hotel's Favourite
We didn't actually stay at the property, but want to recommend it as a tourist destination for those interested in Route 66. The reception area is like a mini-museum with an amazingly obliging young man called Dalton. He gave us souvenirs and tourist brochures and told us all
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Easy check in/check out; friendly and attentive employees; parking right outside room; room wonderfully decorated in retro style; deep tub; good lighting; comfortable room temperature; the and mattress
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Response from Lora_vankooten, Director of Sales at Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
Responded yesterday
We appreciate your kind words and positive feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and many of our wonderful features. Please come back and see us again in the future, maybe check out one of our theme rooms, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, and our newest addition, Wild Bill Hickok.
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The staff was excellent and very courteous, the breakfast was delicious and offered several healthy options, the rooms were clean and comfortable and the decor was fun. I highly recommend this hotel whether your stay is for business or pleasure.
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Response from Lora_vankooten, Director of Sales at Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
Responded yesterday
Thank you for taking time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay at Rail Haven. We take pride in our nostalgic history and love sharing with our guests. I will share your kind accolades with our entire team. We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you to the area.
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Just was a very enjoyable route 66 experience that we were actually not expecting. Everything was clean and welcoming, but the history and route 66 ambiance was a pleasant surprise. Particularly enjoyed the impromptu blue-grass gathering in the lobby. The breakfast bar was
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Response from bwrailhaven66, Director of Sales at Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
Responded yesterday
Thank you for staying with us. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. If you will give us another chance, please let us know what we could do to better accommodate you in the future. We value your feedback and hope to offer you a 5-star experience next time. Guest satisfaction is of utmost importance to us and we strive to extend personalized service to every guest.
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Is this a regular one story motel where I can park right in front of my room? Thanks.
Yes! It's like an old-fashioned motor court - park right outside of your room.
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Go online or call them. Their phone number 855-772-7788. Some people may not appreciate the atmosphere and the old hotel that has been updated, but I thought it was great.
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It is safe for foot traffic nearby our hotel. Night time is worthy of caution, but that is a given at any motel.
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Yes, there are a few rooms that are wheelchair accessible and there are handicap parking spots directly in front of those rooms. And the rooms have more space inside the rooms among the articles of furniture for the scooter.
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"Ask for a room at the back far corner if you want quite nights sleep, worked for us."
"Ask for a room at the back, they are very quiet"
"There is an Elvis themed suite if you like BUT book ahead!"
"Try George's restaurant next door for breakfast!"
"all seemed good. Clerk gave us a room in the back area further from the street but it did seem like a quiet area"
US$72 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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