University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center - Springfield, MO

$139 for a Two-Night Stay at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center – Springfield, MO (Up to $312 Value)

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Downtown Springfield Hotel near Route 66 and Missouri State University

Nat King Cole, Chuck Berry, and the Rolling Stones all sang about "getting your kicks on Route 66." The United State’s first transcontinental paved highway, Route 66 stretches from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast and runs right through Springfield, Missouri, where the route was officially born in 1926. You can get a sense of Route 66’s glory days in Springfield—mom-and-pop diners and old service stations line the city's Kearney Street and Glenstone Avenue. These roadside haunts are situated near the upscale University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center – Springfield, MO, which is centrally located in the Jordan Valley Park neighborhood just across from the Springfield Expo Center and Missouri State University.

Executive Chef John Luchtel helms the onsite Terrace Grille, crafting simple dishes that use local and seasonal ingredients. In the morning, take advantage of a complimentary breakfast buffet. For dinner, you can order from an à la carte menu with dishes such as Angus beef sliders topped with poblano sauce and desserts such as chocolate crème brûlée with caramelized sugar. After dinner, unwind at the indoor pool and whirlpool before retiring to the peaceful guest rooms.

Springfield, Missouri: Small City with Resurging Downtown

Though it's Missouri’s third-largest city, Springfield still brims with small-town charm, offering a downtown area that has seen a resurgence of restaurants, bars, and nightlife. For an introduction to the area, find the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge, the world's longest pedestrian footbridge still in use. Take a walk or hitchhike on a dogsled to check out the footbridge, where you'll see stands with freshly harvested fruits, vegetables, and free-range fowl from small-scale farmers as well as handicrafts made by local artisans.

For a day trip that includes a show or two, take the roughly one-hour drive south to Branson—a miniature, more-family-friendly version of Las Vegas. Dozens of stages and music halls line Branson's main strip, some of which are owned by stars such as Andy Williams and Dolly Parton. On any given night, you can watch anything from country-music performances to circus acrobatics to magic shows.

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What You Get

  • $139 for two-night stay for up to four with a $20 dining credit and two welcome drinks (up to a $312 value)

Book by: 11/9/12
Travel by: 1/31/13

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Fitness center
  • Sun deck
  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Free Internet
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 11/9/12 or promo value expires
  • Must travel by 1/31/13
  • Not valid 12/31/12
  • Limit 2/person + 2/gifts
  • Limit 2/visit
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • Cancel notice req'd by 4PM on day of check-in or fee of applicable 1 night's stay applies
  • Must be 21+ to check in/consume alcohol
  • Credit card req'd at booking & check-in
  • Not valid w/ reward points
  • Not valid on previous reservations, wedding blocks, or groups
  • Dining voucher not valid towards alcohol
  • 16.46% tax not included
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

  • One king bed or two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2 in king rooms; 4 in double rooms
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: not allowed

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets may be added for an additional $25 per stay.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 9 miles from Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF)
  • By cab: about $25 from SGF
  • By shuttle: complimentary shuttle available seven days a week between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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