Hotels Near Missouri State University in Springfield, MO
Whether you are visiting Missouri State University on a college tour, as a current MSU Bear, alumnus, proud parent or fan of MSU sports, Hotels-Rates.com can help you book a hotel convenient to campus and other Springfield, MO, attractions.
Our comprehensive database at Hotels-Rates.com shows 44 hotels in Springfield within 5 miles of Missouri State University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $24.27. We also found two hotels in Springfield within 1 mile of the school, with the lowest rate among those hotels being $107.
Want to be within walking distance of the MSU campus? Consider a stay at one of these hotels:
- University Plaza Hotel Springfield at 333 John Q Hammons Parkway, a half-mile from the MSU campus and the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
- Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven at 203 S Glenstone Avenue, just off the historic highway (now called U.S. 65 in Missouri) and 1 mile from campus. It is preserved as a vintage motel as a salute to Route 66, and even has the room Elvis Presley once stayed in preserved in his honor. The Best Western Route 66 is also 1 mile from the award-winning Hammons Field stadium, home of Missouri State Bears baseballand minor league baseball’s Springfield Cardinals.
The closest hotels south of the MSU campus in our database are:
- Towneplace Suites Springfield at 2009 South National Avenue, which is 1.5 miles from campus and adjacent to Mercy Hospital Springfield.
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield South at 2535 South Campbell, which is 2.5 miles from the MSU campus and convenient to shopping and several family restaurants.
If you are flying to Springfield for your visit to MSU, these three hotels are your best bet for convenience to Springfield-Branson National Airport (airport code SGF) and campus:
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield Airport Plaza at 2445 N. Airport Plaza Avenue off Interstate 44, which puts you 4 miles from the airport and 6 miles from the MSU campus.
- Courtyard Springfield Airport at 3527 West Kearney off of I-44, which is also 4 miles from the airport and 6 miles from Missouri State.
- Best Western Plus Springfield Airport Inn at 4445 W Chestnut Expressway, which is 3 miles from the Springfield-Branson National Airport and 5.5 miles from MSU via the E. Chestnut Expressway (I-44 Business).
While Springfield is known as a college town, there’s more than student life going on in this heart of the Ozarks. Springfield is home to more than 850 dining options, a variety of shopping and cultural activities, a fun downtown and a supportive arts scene.
The aforementioned Hammons Hall is a 2,264-seat theater presenting touring Broadway musical productions; single performances of classical music, including by the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, jazz, dance and theater; children’s shows; and Missouri State University concerts, recitals and lectures.
In Downtown Springfield, historic buildings are filled with more than 40 chef-owned restaurants, three breweries within walking distance of one another, and live theater venues. Downtown Springfield also celebrates itself as the Birthplace of the Mother Road, Route 66. In addition to the Route 66 Springfield Visitor Center, where you can plot your nostalgic cross-country road trip, the Route 66 Car Museum gives you a close-up look at about 70 vintage cars to put you in the proper frame of mind.
Also downtown on the historic Route 66, the History Museum on the Square is evolving to become a regional history museum and educational destination with six permanent galleries telling the stories of significant events in Springfield, as well as temporary exhibits and community events.
Many of the attractions, restaurants, and businesses in Downtown Springfield are situated around historic Park Central Square, an oasis of trees, walking paths, benches and a fountain, and the site of numerous historical episodes, including the shootout between "Wild" Bill Hickok and Dave Tutt in 1865.
No matter your needs on a trip to Springfield, MO, and Missouri State University, Hotels-Rates.com can help you find a great deal on a clean and comfortable hotel or motel with reasonable rates, a convenient location, and a great staff to look after you during your stay. Browse your hotel availability search results on Hotels-Rates.com now and click through to book your MSU stay.