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Shady Lane Cabins & Motel

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509 Main Street, Eminence, MO 65466
Shady Lane Cabins & Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coronado, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Found Eminence and decided to stop at Shady Lane on a cross country trip not knowing the area at all. I was pleasantly surprised at the amazing natural beauty of the area and loved the little town. Quaint, friendly and authentic and just what I was looking for. Got in late and the owner was very friendly and helpful and... More 

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I brought a fairly large group to the Shady Lane Motel & Cabins after just under two years of planning for the trip, so it was important that things go well. Jim & Jeanie Anderson, the owners, went way above and beyond the call of duty to ensure everything was to our satisfaction. Information was supplied readily, no issues overlooked,... More 

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Brimfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We've been coming to Eminence for about twelve years have stayed at Shady Lane the last ten. At first we went for the economical rooms, but the excellent service and clean rooms kept us coming back. The motel rooms are comfortable. If staying for four or five days, we get a cabin, which is huge. We've also stayed there in... More 

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Pacific, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My husband and I were first attracted to Shady Land Cabins and Motel by the more than reasonable prices on season and off. We're simple people in search of a clean, quiet room for sleeping, accessible and dependable WIFI, quiet A/C in the summer and heat in the winter -- as well as knowledgeable and friendly helpful local staff...people who... More 

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Eminence, MO is probably the prettiest area of Missouri..... besides beauty, and the warmth of this town, they make you feel like part of the community! I have stayed at Shady Lane Motel often.. more than 5 visits. I was always given a warm, friendly welcome by staff and owner. I have stayed in the motel and one of the... More 

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Lawson, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There is just something special about the Eminence area. I have visited several times with photo friends to photograph the beautiful springs in the area. Every time we have stayed at Shady Lane Cabins and Motel. I have stayed in the cabins and the double room in the motel. Both are very clean and roomy and very reasonable in price.... More 

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Nixa, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Having stayed at Shady lane for many years, it is our first choice when coming to Eminence. The staff is more than helpful and the location is convenient. On those few instances when something breaks, it is repaired/replaced instantly. Jim the proprietor makes sure to go out of his way to make certain your stay is comfortable. I've stayed in... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Cleanliness is the only thing this place has going for it ... That and there are very few choices in the area. The bed was saggy, the wi-if didn't work and some of the rooms don't even have a window ... Like a cruise ship cabin only without the curtain over the fake window. Staff wasn't that welcoming and the... More 

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shadylanecabins, Owner at Shady Lane Cabins & Motel, responded to this review

We apologize for your bad experience at Shady Lane Cabins. Our single motel rooms have one full-size, and at 140 square feet, they are small. We oftentimes pay 3 times our rates to stay in middle-of-the-road motel chains as we travel about the Midwest. Our single room rates are priced accordingly, and are the lowest motel rates in town. We... More 

Eudora, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

When my extended family and I arrived we were told we owed quite a bit more than we expected, considering we paid the first and last night of our four night stay months ago as the deposit, we were surprised to owe more than half. We had indicated we had 11 people (half kids) coming when we made the reservation... More 

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shadylanecabins, Owner at Shady Lane Cabins & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for an extensive review of Shady Lane Cabins & Motel. Yes, we have additional people charges. Please see our website at ShadyLaneCabins.com for more info. Please bring any housekeeping shortcomings to our attention immediately, and we will rectify them as soon as we can. As you can see from other reviews, we get high marks for cleanliness. It... More 

Bean Creek MO
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

For many years we have enjoyed spending a few early spring days in the Eminence, Missouri area exploring the many big SPRINGS and always stay at the Shady Lane where you are considered family by the Andersons and staff members. Good clean, comfortable, safe lodging at very reasonable prices. Checkout Alley Spring & Mill, Blue Spring, Welch Spring, Greer Spring,... More 

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