$54 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 28, 2014 Check-out: Dec 29, 2014

BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

3 stars
203 S Glenstone Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802-3102
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
100 reviews
Weekend visit

This is the second time I have stayed here, The location is great, the Staff are friendly, the... See full review

  • Mom of 2 grown kids
  • Nov 10, 2014
Best choice in the neighborhood

It is a very nicely managed place! Rooms are well organized. For staying here, you get a 10%off... See full review

  • Icelbr
  • Oct 7, 2014
Taste of nostalgic Americana at historic Springfield hotel

Offering rooms and suites in a historic setting in Springfield, the Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven sports a 1950s-inspired theme, plus modern touches. This Best Western hotel has a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi and a seasonal outdoor pool. A diner, inspired by eras past, serves complimentary continental breakfast. An Elvis theme rooms sports a Jacuzzi, while other rooms have second bedrooms with bunk-beds -- perfect for traveling families.

Highlights
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub
  • Elvis themed suite features a relaxing, jetted bathtub
  • Budget friendly hotel
Rooms

All comfortably appointed, Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven features spacious rooms and suites accessed by exterior corridors. Find one king, one king or two queen beds in most accommodations. Some have an additional bunk-bed. Features include coffee-makers, complimentary wireless Internet access, data ports, cable TVs and irons and ironing boards. Some have work desks, refrigerators and microwaves. Theme suites -- one in homage to Elvis -- have Jacuzzis.

Features

Guests at the historic Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven encounter a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub as well as a vintage-inspired, 24-hour front desk and diner serving complimentary continental breakfast daily.

 

Wireless Internet access is free throughout the property, including in guest rooms. Dry cleaning and guest laundry services are available, and parking is free of charge. The Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven hotel is pet friendly (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Springfield-Branson Regional Airport (8 mi/12.8 km)
  • Kansas City International Airport (187 mi/302 km)
Attractions
  • Hammons Field (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Springfield-Greene County History Museum (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Hammons Convention Center (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Missouri State University (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Wonders of Wildlife Museum (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Springfield Expo Center (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Fantastic Caverns (8 mi/12.9 km)
  • Highland Springs Golf Course (8 mi/12.9 km)
  • Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (12 mi/19.3 km)
  • Branson, Missouri (43.2 mi/69.6 km)
Business
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes

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BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven Rooms

1 DOUBLE BED
1 DOUBLE BED,NONSMOKE,1938 CLASSIC ROUTE 66,RECLINER,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,MOBILITY ACC,COMMASSIST,ROLL SHWR,NSMK,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,MOBILITY ACC,COMMASSIST,BATHTUB,SMOK,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,THEME,MARLYN,LEGNDS,JACUZI,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,ELVIS,JACUZI,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 DOUBLE BED
1 DOUBLE BED,NSMK,VIN40S,MINSTE,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,NSMK,PILOWTOP,CLASSIC RT 66, MICRFRG,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,SMOK,PILOWTOP,CLASSIC RT 66, MICRFRG,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NONSMOKE,PILLOWTOP BED,MICRFRG,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,SMOKNG,PILLOWTOP BED,MICRFRG,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
SUITE-2 ROOMS 2 BEDS
SUITE-2 ROOMS 2 BEDS,NSMK,FAMILY STE,CLASSIC COURT RM,MICRFG,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,2 PERSON JACUZZI,RECLNR,HISPEED NET,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 QUEEN BED
1 QUEEN BED,SMOKNG,1938 CLASSIC ROUTE 66,RECLINER,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 QUEEN BED
1 QUEEN BED,NONSMOKE,1938 CLASSIC ROUTE 66,RECLINER,CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Free breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Services
24 hour front desk
Security
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
DVD player
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • JQH Arena: 1.2 mi

Dining

Grad School
1.78 mile(s) from Grad School, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
Maria's Mexican Restaurant
1.85 mile(s) from Maria's Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
Aviary Cafe & Creperie
1.69 mile(s) from Aviary Cafe & Creperie, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
Steak 'N Shake
1.00 mile(s) from Steak 'N Shake, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Anton's Coffee Shop
1.00 mile(s) from Anton's Coffee Shop, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (100)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
100 out of 100
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.2

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mom of 2 grown kids
Business
St. Louis, MO
Nov 10, 2014

Weekend visit

This is the second time I have stayed here, The location is great, the Staff are friendly, the breakfast is good, & the room is comfy!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

The hotel is very close to MSU.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
trifty Traveler
Business
Florida, USA
Oct 7, 2014

Close to airport

Our main reason for booking was that we had a 5:25 AM flight and we wanted to be close to airport. It worked out for us very well and the staff was very informative. The rooms were comfortable but a bit on the older side. They were clean and did not feel uncomfortable staying there. Good place for a short stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Icelbr
Business
China
Oct 7, 2014

Best choice in the neighborhood

It is a very nicely managed place! Rooms are well organized. For staying here, you get a 10%off with eating at next door George's place. I would definitely recommend this place if you are also driving on Route 66.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Have breakfast there. It is pretty good!

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mars whatever
Business
616 E Madison St. Apt 303
Aug 18, 2014

pretty good historical hotel

What should I gonna say except good? Just the little bit wet quilt make me not that happy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short drive from hotel

Just drive 10 minutes to downtown.

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
PabloMac
Business
St Louis
Jun 14, 2014

Very good for the price

Good I just stayed for one night the staff was very friendly and the room was nice

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
David from Watertown
Business
Watertown, WI
Jun 3, 2014

Nice

A very good value, a popular motel, comfortable room. We had stayed there a week prior and decided on a return visit. I felt the breakfast was not as good, the biscuits were not fresh and there was no gravy. Also, the internet seemed pretty slow. It is a nice place, and I would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
David from Watertown
Business
Watertown, WI
May 30, 2014

Rest stop

Front desk very helpful. Room was nice. Breakfast was very, very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
David from Watertown
Business
Watertown, WI
May 23, 2014

Great Experience

Friendly staff, very good breakfast, quaint, historical situation--and good value.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
tybysdad
Business
Chicago Area, Il
May 11, 2014

Love this place!!

I've stayed here twice, once coming back from Texas, and once staying in Springfiled. It's right on route 66, has the history, the look and feel of a hotel for route 66 travelers, but has been wonderfully updated to stay competitive with the times. I wish there were more hotels that were like this one - check in, drive up to your room good to go. And a fantastic breakfast to top off a great nights stay!!! Stay here, it's worth it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Bass Pro shops is a short drive to the south and west.

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Review of BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cards Fan
Business
Macon, MO
Apr 14, 2014

Great value in the perfect location

This motel is perfect if you are visiting a MSU student.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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