“a historic hotel with modern amenities”
Rail Haven Motel, also known as Rail Haven Motor Court, is a historic traveler's accommodation located at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. It was built in 1938 and enlarged in 1957. It is an L-shaped motel complex that includes two Nine Unit Motel Buildings, Laundry, a 16 Unit Motel Building (1950), Original Laundry (1950), Office (1953), three Multiple Unit Motel Buildings (1938, c. 1957), the Thirty Unit Motel Building (1957), Swimming Pool and Pool House (1958), and Three Unit Motel Building (c. 1957).
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Today it operates as a Best Western franchise.
Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven features updated accommodations that honor the past while pampering travelers with modern amenities. Our pet-friendly guest rooms are smoke-free and have everything you need to feel at home including free high-speed Internet, cable TVs, DVD players, coffee makers, refrigerators and microwaves.
Wake up to a complimentary breakfast and enjoy beautifully landscaped grounds with an outdoor pool, hot tub and picnic area where you can relax and refresh. Our suites, some with Jacuzzi® tubs, offer comfortable sitting and work areas. Themed rooms celebrate the history of our Route 66 hotel with nostalgic decor. Eight original sandstone cottages were built in 1938, 12 years after Route 66 was established in Springfield as one of the main highways to the West Coast.
Business travelers appreciate our 24-hour front desk and convenient business center where it’s easy to send a fax or make photocopies. Whether you’re stopping over on your way to Branson, conducting business, or searching for hotels near Missouri State University, our prime location is just minutes from the Springfield-Branson National Airport and the offices of Kraft Foods, Bass Pro Shops, O'Reilly Auto Parts and 3M.
When you’re ready to explore restaurants you’ll find several family restaurants and cafes nearby serving casual American fare, crepes and Mexican food. With our property as your base, you’ll enjoy easy access to downtown Springfield, the Springfield History Museum and the Juanita K. Hammons Performing Arts Center. Take in a Cardinals game at Hammons Field, spend a day in Branson, or explore Fantastic Caverns. Come stay with us and find out why our hotel is top-rated on Trip Advisor and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Such a fun little stop and a well sized town with lots of chain options for eating along the street you find this hotel. Loved the history they've kept alive here and enjoyed the room. We traveled with a dog and they share a non refundable $10 for that. Recommend for sure!
Great Route 66 hotel. Very reasonable rates and in a good location. However, there's not too much to eat around here. My 9-month old son and I ended up walking to George's Steakhouse (which wasn't really a steakhouse) right next door.
Loads of photo ops. They've got an old-school fire truck, and some old gas pumps. We spent about 20 minutes taking pictures after we checked out. Plus Elvis stayed there!
Love this and the location!! Tracy at the office was awesome and efficient...super kind!! Our room is clean, safe and updated. The owner takes great pride in the history of Route 66. Such a nice walk through history on our trip out West.
Would love to come back and explore more of a great town of Springfield!
Great place to stay with a vintage feel. Got the king suite with bunks to accommodate our family of 5. Kids loved the pool and hot tub too. A charming Route 66 Steak and Shake is just down the road as well as several eateries nearby. Great way to end our last night away on our road trip.
We stopped here along our trip to Oklahoma. It was great! Friendly staff and very clean. I’m so glad we stayed here. Shower was hot and breakfast provided in the morning. If you are coming through I highly recommend you to stay here. Plus it’s pet friendly!
Very quaint, clean, with very friendly and helpful staff! Continental breakfast was good, fresh, filling and they even had non-dairy milk which made this vegan traveler very happy!
Perfect for our quick getaway. The $10 per night per pet was perfect for us. The amenities and entire grounds was very clean and well-kept. The staff were friendly. It's only 5 minutes from some fantastic local eateries!
Fun place to stop. Really cute retro vibe. Stayed with husband and kids and we all truly enjoyed it.
Our suite had a Jacuzzi tub but definitely had an old school, Rt. 66 feel! Loved it!
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Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven
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