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University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

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Room & Suite (61)
Dining (16)
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UNIVERSITY PLAZA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER Downtown Lodging at the Top of Its Class! Experience the warm hospitality and personalized service that sets University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center apart. Visitors delight in our first-class accommodations and resort-style amenities. Conveniently located a few short minutes from Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) and thirty minutes from Branson, MO our hotel is ideal for both leisure and corporate guests.• Convenient access to Missouri State University, Drury University and Ozark Technical College• Sophisticated meeting and event space both on property and at the adjacent Springfield Expo Center and The Tower Club• Breakfast and Lunch buffet and fine dining at Terrace Grill• Ideal location in the heart of downtown Springfield• Close to area businesses and recreational attractions• Extensive amenities including Q Street Perk proudly serving Starbucks and small bites, indoor and outdoor pools, and business center.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
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82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
Looking to take advantage or rewards points this hotel popped up. Decided to give it a chance despite some reservations due to other reviews. We immediately had to switch rooms due to leaky faucets in first room but second room was fine. A little outdated and in need of some
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My Lady surprised me with a night out in downtown Springfield! She didn’t let me know until the GPS gave it away in the final turns before arriving at the University Plaza Hotel. When we showed up the parking lot was full of cars. Downtown had many events going on that night.
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Response from Lisa M, Front Office Manager at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Responded 8 Dec 2018
So happy to hear you had a great time. We expect to see you again soon!
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This used to be a nice property. Not anymore. There is no working ice machine on the 2nd floor. I tried to turn on my desk lamp and the bulb exploded. I unplugged the lamp, put the broken glass on the desk, and left a note on the desk. The next day after housekeeping had
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I booked 2 rooms thru Priceline (never again) for my daughters graduation. Check in went smoothly as we got our keys right away. The rooms were right next to each other which was nice. As we entered both rooms we were greeted with a smell of cat pee. They allow animals I was
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Response from Lisa M, Front Office Manager at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your comments. I am sorry we were not able to directly compensate you for your unpleasant stay. I explained to the Priceline representative that the offered resolution for the lack of hot water was to offer our breakfast buffet, which is a $10.95 value per person. The boiler has been repaired and we would like you to give us another opportunity to win you over. Warm Regards,
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Hotel appeared to be mostly vacant. Restaurant was not in full operation so dinner was in bar area. Breakfast was overpriced for selection of foods. Sunday morning didn't even have omelets available as they did on Monday. Room was clean and comfortable.
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Response from Lisa M, Front Office Manager at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
We appreciate you choosing us for your stay in Springfield. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards,
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indoor pool with hot tub and fitness center
flatscreen tv
Is this close to Juanita Hammond theatre?
Yes, we are 0.2 miles away from Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Continue South on John Q. Hammons Pkwy for less than a mile to get there!
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Does the hotel offer shuttle service to close area concerts and attractions?
Yes, ask front desk for times and destinations.
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Do you offer free shuttle service to restaurants and the Gillioz Theatre?
There is a shuttle. You would have to ask at the front desk for exact time and destinations.
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are all the rooms smoke free and also pet free?
We are a nonsmoking pet friendly property!
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Is there an extra charge for the breakfast?
University Plaza Hotel does charge for breakfast. The full breakfast buffet is $10.95 for adults $5.95 for kids and features cook to order omelets. University Plaza Hotel also offers a Healthy Start breakfast that is $6.95 for adults $3.95 for kids. You can book a package deal that includes breakfast online.
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"Rooms were outdated and dirty"
"Stay on a lower floor to avoid the elevators"
"Only one set of elevators. Could be noisy near them."
"there are 2 elevators for 9 floors, some rooms are a good distance from the elevators,"
"Go to anywhere else when you go to Springfield Missouri. This place is a pit."
US$ 96 - US$ 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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