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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago 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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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

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...

Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a college visit-very close to the college, downtown, mall and eateries. Decent breakfast, nice photo opportunities and easily accessed from the street. This location gives you a flashback to the 50's, very cool experience. Will stay here when I return to Springfield.

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

hill98: It is always a pleasure to see that a guest enjoyed their stay, and the vintage experience we offer. We are very fortunate to have the location that we do; not too far from much of anything around Springfield Missouri. Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us a review, and we look forward to...

Denison, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older well maintained hotel with a clean room and in great location at an affordable rate. Pet friendly with greenspace available. Multiple options for breakfast available. A friendly and helpful staff greeted us.

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

Marilyn H: Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us a review! We do our best to maintain a competitive and unique experience for our guests, and we are glad it shows! Thank you for staying with us, and we hope you might return if you ever return to Springfield Missouri.

Hermann MO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I HIGHLY recommend BW Route 66 Rail Haven! EXTREMELY clean! The Staff is very helpful, courteous and hospitable. Cookies are delicious. Decor is very, very nice. This is like stepping back in time. We like it so much we are staying longer...just because we like it!!

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

Thank you for the great review! It is good to see that you enjoyed our property so much! There are not many places like this left in the motel world, especially with a brand name, but we do our best to give more modern properties a run for their money! We hope that you might stay with us again if...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really a motel as motel's were in the 1950s and 1960s. Park right at your door. Service was great with genuine, personable staff, the room was clean and comfortable although considerably smaller than the typical motel/hotel rooms built today. It is located within easy reach of Drury and Missouri State Universities as well as downtown Springfield. My husband...

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

georgiab255: Thank you for taking a little of your time to write us a review! There are not many motor court style motels left these days, especially with a brand name like ours. It is truly a joy to continue to offer such a nostalgic experience for our guests. It's great to see guests come back for repeat trips! We...

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel reminds me of the day when traveling with my mom and dad and they were called "motor lodges" in the 50's and early 60's. Brought back good memories to say the least. This place has been updated with such gentleness but you still can capture the past in each step you take. The rooms are on the smaller...

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

Janell M: Thank you for the outstanding review! We are very proud of the vintage experience we have to offer here, and it truly a joy to see people that can appreciate it! There are not many places left to find such a neat retro experience, and we are happy to be able to share it. Thank you again for...

Curryville
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via 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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Ben L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven, responded to this review

Luvmeme: Thank you for giving us such a wonderful review! It is truly a joy to see that someone has enjoyed our motel so much! We do all that we can to keep this place just as amazing as it started out to be, and it's great to see that it shows. Our staff is like a big family, and...

Reviewed 9 January 2017

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 8 January 2017

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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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $79 - $134 (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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