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Rustic Motel of Rolla

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   812 South Bishop Ave., Rolla, MO 65401
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tuttle, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The owners were the best thing about this place, they were both very nice. Our room on the other hand smelled like MOLD & made my allergies go crazy, there was a ROACH in the tub, POOP on the light switch in the bathroom. The BED was extremely HARD & the bedding was DINGY. We paid $49.99 for this room... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

We are surprised with your comments. We distinctly remember that before you checked in to the room you requested that you wanted to see if you liked the room. After a few minutes you came back and told us it was fine and that you would be staying. Therefore even though you had good compliments on the owners, you could... More

Kansas City, Missouri
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We just needed a place to lay our heads for a few hours while in town, so we went as cheap as we could find. They had half way decent reviews, so Rustic is what we went with. Can't beat $38.00, tax included, for 2 double beds. Beds were hard, towels dingy and well used. I guess they quit bleaching... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review of the Rustic. Your comments are noted and we shall do our utmost to improve on the issues you have noted. It's difficult to please everyone all the time but we are always looking at our guests comments to make improvements to the Rustic Motel. We hope you will have an opportunity to revisit... More

Bedford
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We travel to Rolla 4 or 5 times a year to visit grandkids and used to stay at the Super 8. After a few bad experiences at the Super 8, we found the Rustic Motel and we are so glad we did. We have stayed there 3 times, the latest time was this last weekend and when I went to... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely and encouraging comments about our Rustic Motel. It's always nice when we are compared against a franchise hotel and we are rated better. But that does not mean we will relax in our efforts to maintain the good name and value of the Rustic Motel. We are always looking for ways to increase guest satisfaction. We... More

Rolla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

I recently moved to the Rolla area and had to stay in different motels for about three months. I stayed at hotels that ranged in price up to around $90/night. In the end I chose to stay at the Rustic because of the price, cleanliness of the rooms, the appliances included in each room (large mini-fridge and microwave) and also... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments about the Rustic Motel. It was our pleasure to take care of you while you were in Rolla. As you may have noticed we are currently laying Ceramic Tiles in all our bathroom floors which is much more hygienic for all our guests. We are always striving to make our guest feel... More

Rolla, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Can't say enough about the excellent customer service from Bob & Vina- the owners of the Rustic Motel in Rolla, MO. Everytime we need a room or to stay over with last minute notice, it is taken care of immediately. Rooms are nice size, clean, private, & quiet. Parking is best of any hotel we have ever stayed at. Prices... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

What a great present to us on our Hindu New Year's Day!!! We are glad that you enjoy staying with us and to us all our guests are special and we will do our utmost to cater to their needs. Your kind comments gave brought a smile on our faces!! Thank you so much. Bob and Vina Desai More

San Jose, California
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The hotel is clean if dated, and it has a friendly staff. The hotel is off a major throughfare, but it is fairly quiet at night. Free parking, free coffee. My blanket had some burn holes and the rooms smelled a little like smokers. There was a refrigerator and microwave.This is a good value for the money. "Stonehedge" replica just... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We apologize that you found some cigarette butt holes in the blanket on your bed. As regards the smoky smell in your room that could have been caused by guests who request a non smoking room but still smoke in the room. We do deodorize the rooms when we notice that a room had a... More

Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

of course at $40/night you shouldn't expect Ritz Carlton luxury. What it is is probably the best maintained 1950's motel I've ever stayed at. It was better than many of the $70/night places I've stayed at. The room was clean. The bedding was comfortable. The bathroom was well maintained. The room was quiet. The front desk clerk (owner?) was friendly... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Your caption about Rustic Motel not being the "Ritz Carlton" was so true to the point.our motto is treat every guest as though the've come to your home and try our utmost to ensure that all our guests leave with a good memory of their stay with us. So thank you very much for your kind words about our "family... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

After having ridden 400 miles in the rain I was looking for a nice, inexpensive place to stay. I don't think I've ever found a place that was a better value than this. If you're looking for a clean $40 room this place can't be beat. Highly recommended.

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. In these hard economic times we do our utmost to keep our room rates as low as possible without sacrificing the cleanliness and quality of our rooms. We look forward to your next visit. More

Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We were looking for someplace to stay long road trip, and I found this little gem online. When we checked in, the owner couldn't have been more friendly. The room is clean comfortable and includes a few frills not normally seen at roadside motels, such as a coffee maker, mini fridge and microwave. Great little place, great value, and great... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about our "family owned" motel. It makes us strive to achieve a higher guest satisfaction, and your comments were much appreciated by my wife too. We hope you will pay us a return visit soon. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Needed a place to stop during our road trip. We trusted the good reviews on trip advisor and were very happy. Hotel and room were nicer than other hotels right off the highway. Owner came right to the door when I rang the bell at 3am and honored the rate I saw online. Just a minute drive into town with... More

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rusticmotel, Owner at Rustic Motel of Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Waking up at 3 am to greet and check in a guest is a pleasure for us and we have guests ringing the "bell" at different times of the day and is never a burden to us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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Address: 812 South Bishop Ave., Rolla, MO 65401
Location: United States > Missouri > Rolla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rustic Motel of Rolla 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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A family owned motel two and a half miles from Interstate 44, exit 186. All rooms have Fridge, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Cable TV (over 70 Channels + HBO) We also offer Hi Speed Wi Fi Internet, as well a computer in the lobby with a printer. Sonic restaurant is located next door. Wal Mart, J C Penney, K Mart, Aldi's, all located within walking distance. Applebee's, Imos, KFC, Mandarin Chinese Restaurant, McDonalds all within walking distance. We treat every guest as though they've come to our home. ... more   less 
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