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Muldrow
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Really nice indoor pool, decent breakfast and clean rooms. I would stay here again. It's located on the red route so easy to get in and out of. My only real complaint is that there are no outlets near the bed to charge phones.

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Church senior bus tour picked this place. has changed hand recently and was still a little bit disorganized. Several of the pop machines didn't work, lobby desk clerk didn't seem to notice when I wanted help. Wake up calls to everyone were a hour early. No micro waves in rooms. Rooms were clean, and beds comfortable. Easy access to motel,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not stay here. It was terrible from the time we checked in. The staff was rude to customers and to the other staff as well. I couldn't tell if they were remodeling the lobby or living out of it! It was a mess. Then our first rooms looked like someone had partied all night long in them! Un-made beds,...

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3Thank Kristie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't waste your time here. We stayed here 4years ago and it was great. I called and made reservations 6mo before my stay and called a week before and they lost my reservation. Found out that the hotel had changed hands. Breakfast was horrible, not many choices at all. Shower head was way to low! Staff was new and didn't...

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3Thank Ashly Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beds were hard, but not bad. The service was fine. The breakfast was too late for us to participate. The shower was bad, only because the shower head was at the height of my shoulders, and I'm only 5'4.

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1Thank Michelle S
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Outside trash bins over flowing with trash. Rooms out dated, beds are nothing but springs, stained and smelly. Hallway floors sticky with spilled soda or something. We came down to celebrate our one year anniversary with a short notice of having the weekend off. Toilet made a loud noise everytime it was flushed. I'll do a drive around to find...

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2Thank mikeshelia
Management response:

Hello Mikeshelia, I am very upset with your negative experience at our hotel. The reason for the trash overflow is due to the remodeling of the entire hotel that has been going on such as new carpets in all the rooms, new 39inch televisions, new luxury vinyl flooring in all public areas, new electronic locks, etc and this creates a...

Knob Noster, Missouri
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I was a little hesitant in booking here after reading the negative reviews but since we were just staying for one night I went ahead and booked. We were pleased with our room. you could tell that it had just been undated. The ice machine on our floor was missing. The only ice machine we found was next to the...

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1Thank Barb H
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Hi Barb, thank you for your positive feedback and noticing our improvements that are taking place. I am disappointed with our front desk team member and I will address this review with him. Thank you again for your business and feedback.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Do not stay here! This was the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed at! Where do I begin... the property was filthy inside and out, trash strewn all over the parking lot and on the walkways. The check in area looked like a bomb had hit, air conditioners on the walkways in front of the rooms, the pool area...

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3Thank lclabus
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Hello Iclabus, I am really sorry for your negative experience at our hotel. Due to the extensive remodeling, the hotel has been a little inconvenient for some of our guest understandably. The lobby is also going through remodeling and we plan to move our breakfast area in the lobby. I hope you give us another chance next time when our...

Kansas
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Lobby was a mess. Small Example: The same two pizza boxes sitting out on lobby table for all three days we were here. A ladder was laying across the couch too. The indoor buildings stunk so bad (son said it smelled like someone threw up apple juice). Shower curtain was moldy. Ice machine didn't work. Pool water was murky and...

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Lee's Summit, Missouri, Usa
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I took my client to this hotel for a 4 day/3 night stay. When reservation was made (a mouth in advance) I requested a refrigerator and microwave and was told they would be provided. Upon check in I again asked about this request and was told not possible. I explained that I was told we would have one due to...

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Management response:

Hello Debra, Sorry for the inconvenience. We take our customer feedback very seriously. The hotel has undergone a recent ownership change and that is the cause of the remodeling going on to the entire hotel. Since only half of the rooms have the refrigerators, we are putting them in the rest of the rooms by end of the year. I...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Oaks Inn is located 4/10 of a mile east of 76 Country Music Blvd on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway, across from the Shoji Tabuchi Theater. Southern Oaks Inn is close to several shows including the Shoji Tabuchi Theater, the Sight and Sound Theater,IMAX Theater Complex, Pierce Arrow Theater, the Hamner Variety Theater, RFD-TV Theater, the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama, and about 5 miles from Silver Dollar City.Restaurants nearby include: Paradise Grill and Steakhouse, Bobby Jack's Pit BBQ, McFarlands Restaurant, Golden Corral, Red Lobster, Taco Bell, Cracker Barrel, Olive Garden, and IHOP. This location allows easy access to all shows, shopping and attractions.We offer many fine features designed to make your stay with us enjoyable. Some of these are:Large rooms with 1 King or 2 Queen beds Outdoor entry and indoor corridor entry rooms Veranda Rooms with private balconies, refrigerator and microwave, In-room King Jacuzzi rooms with microwave and refrigerator,Family Suites with Two Private Queen bedrooms, Living area with a Queen Sofa Sleeper, dining table, microwave and refrigerator. Home Suite has two private bedrooms (one Queen and One King), bath with Shower/Jetted tub, full kitchen and laundry, dining and living area and private entrance.All rooms offer:In room coffee makers and hairdryers. Outdoor and Indoor heated pools with Sun Decks. Limited Smoking and plenty of Non-smoking rooms Color TV with basic cable including ESPN, TNN, & The weather channel and RFD-TV. Coin operated laundryFree local calls Free wireless Internet. Plenty of level parking, ATM on Property. Our Full Hot complimentary breakfast includes:Eggs and sausage, biscuits and gravy, fresh baked cinnamon rolls, donuts,three types of cereal, pastries, oatmeal, fruit bowl, toast, coffee, tea, three types of juice and milk. Our breakfast is served from 6:45 a.M. Until 9:30 a.M. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Oaks Inn

Address: 3295 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Branson, MO 65616-8104
Location: United States > Missouri > Branson
Price Range: $43 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southern Oaks Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 147
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“Back building near breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles RVMcClure, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book a room next door at Angle Inn, much better rooms and staff.”
 of 5 bubbles StingingGiant, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the first floor in a corner room and it was quiet. It was a non-smoking room.”
 of 5 bubbles GodsGift1965, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Unless you like feeling springs in your bed, find somewhere else to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 925nenas, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms clean, but old-fashioned décor. Rooms larger than expected. Had a sleeper sofa which was a nice addition.”
 of 5 bubbles DMcD1956, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
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