Lodging Options


Hotel Vandivort
.03 miles (apx. 3 minute walk) from the CDR's offices
305 E. Walnut, Springfield MO 65806
(417) 832-1515


Inspired by Springfield’s rich history and culture, Hotel Vandivort capitalizes on its vibrant downtown setting to offer a truly authentic experience. The hotel features a high level of boutique design and a wide array of amenities. With 50 guest-rooms, including 12 suites and 2 premier suites, each stay at Hotel Vandivort can be uniquely you.

Walnut Street Inn
.07 miles (apx. 4 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
900 E. Walnut, Springfield MO 65806
(417) 864-6346

Walnut Street Inn is a twelve-room historic bed and breakfast conveniently tucked into the heart of Springfield, Missouri (just one block north of campus). Each distinctive guest room has a private bath, queen or king bed, two line telephone, and cable television with over 67 channels. Many rooms now also offer free high-speed Internet access. Room rates start at $89/night + tax; their web site includes rates and views of each of their unique rooms.

University Plaza
.07 miles (apx. 4 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
333 S John Q Hammons Pkwy, Springfield, MO 65806
(417) 864-7333

The University Plaza hotel is located in downtown Springfield just minutes from Missouri State Universities. Guests enjoy first-class accommodations with a fitness center, sauna, sundeck and both indoor and outdoor pools. High-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel, and parking is complimentary. Pets smaller than 25 pounds are welcome with a small deposit. Ask for the Missouri State University visitor rate to receive the special rate of $99/night+ tax for a standard room (king or two queen beds) (includes breakfast and internet access) or $139/night+ tax for a suite (includes breakfast and internet access).

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
0.8 miles (apx. 5 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
1117 E. St. Louis St., Springfield MO 65806
(417) 862-0070

The newly built Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of downtown Springfield just minutes from Missouri State University. The oversize rooms and suites feature flat screen TVs, a well-lit ergonomic work area, and complimentary high-speed internet. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast, an indoor and outdoor hot tub, outdoor pool, fitness center, and guest laundry facilities. Rates start at $119/night + tax.

Best Western Rail Haven Motel
1.7 miles (apx. 7 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
203 S. Glenstone, Springfield MO 65802
(417) 866-1963

For sixty years BEST WESTERN Route 66 Rail Haven has been welcoming Route 66 guests. In fact the hotel is now listed on the National List of Historic Places (see historic hotel pictures). This refurbished historic inn is set in beautifully landscaped grounds. They offer complimentary continental breakfast, free wifi, guest computer with complimentary printing, and an outside pool and spa. Upon reserving your room, please request the group rate for "Center for Dispute Resolution" to receive the special rate of $64.99/night+ tax for a single room or $69.99 for a double room.

Greenstay Hotel and Suites
4.2 miles (apx. 10 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
222 North Ingram Mill Road, Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 863-1440

The Greenstay Hotel is a 10 minute drive from the CDR offices. It offers an all indoor property, meeting or exceeding the 11 point green program established by the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Each room rate includes a complementary hot breakfast, and all rooms have a refrigerator, microwave, and wifi access. Ask for the "MSU" rate of $69.99/night + tax.

Ramada Plaza Hotel
4.2 miles (apx. 11 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
2546 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield MO 65803
(417) 866-5292

The Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center is an 11 minute drive from the CDR offices and offers a distinctive experience while meeting in Springfield. Take advantage of the indoor saltwater pool with hot tub and outdoor saltwater pool, fitness center, and business center. Enjoy a free hot breakfast buffet, free high-speed wifi, and rooms with refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, alarm clock radios, complimentary local calls, hairdryers and in-room safe. The current Missouri State University Rate is $84.00+taxes per night for a Deluxe Double/Double or Deluxe King room, and $94.00+taxes per night for a Poolside or Poolview Queen/Queen Room or Courtyard King room. These rates include a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning.


Baymont Inn and Suites
7.9 miles (apx. 14 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
3343 E. Battlefield, Springfield MO 65804
(417) 429-4318


Guests enjoy an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness room, and a free hot breakfast. Ask for the Missouri State University visitor rate to receive the following special rates: $69.99 for a standard king or 2 queen beds, $89.99 for a business king suite, $109.99 for an oversize suite, and $115.95 for a Jacuzzi king suite.

The Clarion Inn & Suites
6.9 miles (apx. 18 minute drive) from the CDR's offices
3370 E. Battlefield,Springfield MO 65804
(417) 520-6200

The Clarion Inn and Suites offers newly-renovated modern guest rooms featuring flat-screen HDTVs, fresh linens, mini-refrigerator and microwave plus suites have whirlpools and kitchenettes. Ask for the MSU corporate rate when you book your stay and receive the special rate of $79.99/night + tax. A free hot breakfast is included with your stay.