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Boots Court Motel

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107 S Garrison Ave, Carthage, MO 64836
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 1 night on our route 66 trip! this place is amazing! its like taking a step back in time. the room was clean and the bed was comfy. there was TV just a little;e old radio playing old songs with hiss and crackles like the old days. For us younger ones it made you remember and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real icon from the old route, the place is going on renewal and getting back all its history. Owners ready to help and talk about the place. We stayed in two communicated rooms, in one of them stayed Clark Gable and he even gave an autograph to a girl in town. If you happen to be in Carthage on the... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stayed at the Boots Court as part of our cross- USA trip - I'm so glad we did! Debbie Dee showed us round the rooms, told us the story of the motel and much more ( she pointed out so much more of Carthage's history). We bumped into "the Canadians from Smithville Ontario" again! Debbie took photos fro us and... More 

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Debye H, Owner at Boots Court Motel, responded to this review

Wow! What a ringing endorsement! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Boots - we love to hear that our guests had a good time. Please come back next year when we will have the new restoration NEON up! We'd love to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Called on-spec from Spencer after lunch and reserved a room. Arrived and was checked in by the delightful Debbie on reception. This was a lengthy process as Debbie is wonderfully chatty and just dying to tell you all about the place and Carthage itself. The room was exactly as billed (free radio!) and was a gorgeous 40's/50's era style, with... More 

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bootsmotel, Owner at Boots Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and appreciative review. It is always our goal to have 5 star ratings in all areas, so we would appreciate it if you would let us know what we could have done better to have won a top rating from you in all categories. We take our ratings very seriously and will make... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you are hoping for an experience reminiscent of early Route 66 travel, then this is the place to stay. Two sisters have saved this place from destruction and are renovating it to its earlier glory. It reopened in 2012 and several rooms are still being refurbished. The original roof line and neon sign are back. Deb, the hotel manager,... More 

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bootsmotel, Owner at Boots Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review! That is the type of response which makes us glad we are restoring this wonderful motel. Our Manager Debbie Dee is probably our greatest asset at the Boots. She really cares about each and every guest, and really thinks of them as 'guests'. She cares for them just as she would if... More 

London, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was our second stay at a renovated Route 66 original and were lucky to get in as there are only 6 renovated rooms and we hadn't booked. On arrival we were given a guided tour of the property by the lovely Debbie Dee before selecting our rooms. To maintain authenticity there are NO televisions, but each room is provided... More 

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bootsmotel, Owner at Boots Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments about our motel. We are always pleased when one of our guests takes time out of their busy lives to express appreciation for our efforts. We sincerely hope that you will stay with us again in the future. More 

Lithia Springs, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

From the moment we arrived, Debbie went out of her way to make us feel warmly welcomed. She spent close to an hour relating the wonderful history of the motel, showing us photos of the various transformations, and even showing us many of the individual rooms that have been loving restored to their former glory. Debbie also advised us on... More 

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bootsmotel, Owner at Boots Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and appreciative review. We noticed that, although you had no negative comments, you felt that something was not up to par. It is always our goal to have 5 star ratings in all areas, so we would appreciate it if you would let us know what we could have done better to have... More 

Rockaway Beach, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We weren't even in Carthage because of Route 66. Having grown up and lived in southwest Missouri most of our lives, we are familiar with the famed car route and its history. However, we were just taking a couple of days away from our very busy lives and jobs prior to an upcoming even busier time. We had traveled to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Review alert - we love Mom & Pop motels. If you must have a spa and 200 channels move on as this isn't the place for you. On our first tour of Route 66 we found the Boots Court, but there was no availability. We vowed we would return and we did so! We loved it. Deb checked us in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Wonderful historic motel along Route 66. They have several rooms available and are currently working to restore the remaining rooms and the original green neon around the motel. The motel is clean, historic, comfortable and close to the historic town square that offers up antique stores, a coffee shop and so much more. The management team is very friendly and... More 

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