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Grand Oaks Hotel
Ranked #43 of 140 Hotels in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
Kilgore, Texas
Level Contributor
272 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“has some problems”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Our Joymakers from church spent four days at this location. They were having major fire alarm problems which caused these elderly people to be shuffled out front at 6:30 in the morning. The hotel called the alarm co but the alarm chose times day and night to go off. Besides this everything else was okay. The rooms okay, staff okay, and breakfast average.

Room Tip: Would make sure alarm system was up to date before I booked a room
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

We stayed at this hotel from the 19th through the 21st. The reviewer before us mentioned the smoke alarm going off at 6:45 am on their last day. Well, that was our first day, and we were all evacuated in the freezing cold, only to be ushered back in with no explanation, and around 8am it went off again. This time they acted disgusted when everyone came downstairs, saying they were "testing" the alarm. Thanks for deafening and scaring us all again! Some of us were trying to get some sleep we'd lost! The next night was uneventful, but last night was the absolute kicker. The alarm went off again at 2am, sending us all scrambling to get dressed and out of the building, our child exhausted, complaining and cold, only to have them snootily order us back to our rooms due to "a false alarm!" We finally were able to get our child back to sleep, only to be woken TWICE MORE by the alarm throughout the night! We got virtually zero sleep before our drive back home today, and U was fighting falling asleep behind the wheel. They wouldn't even offer an apology at checkout. No amount of cleanliness can make up for such lack of hospitality. We should have demanded our money back, as the primary purpose of a hotel room is sleep, which we could not get!!!

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank GinaMBu
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Denver
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

Nice hotel in Branson, clean comfortable rooms, breakfast provided daily but not much to choose from to eat and the coffee was horrible.If they added penaut butter for protein source that would have helped. In room coffee not too bad if you use two packs per cup . Although lots of good places to eat breakfast in Branson. Pool area clean and private when we were there only one other couple in the pool. nice! Everyone at the desk was very friendly. We would probably try a condo next time because most things in Branson are rather pricey and / or a buffet when it comes to food. We did have a microwave and a fridge in the room which came in handy. we had the smoke alram go off at 6:45 on the last day of being able to sleep in. No fire thank goodness but no explanation either.

Room Tip: any room not facing the front of the buidling- curtains needed clipped shut to prevent the light fro...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank mygirlieDenver
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Independence, Missouri
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

We celebrated my husband's birthday 10-12-12. We selected this hotel because of what others were saying on tripadvisor. We were very happy with our choice. Because of reading what other tripadvisors recommended we knew to ask for building 2 which was newly remodeled. We knew each morning breakfast
Was alternated, the first morning of our stay eggs and sausage were in building 2. The next morning building 2 had biscuits & gravy, while building 1 had eggs & sausage. We knew there would be a flat screen tv, microwave, and a small fridge. We truly enjoyed our stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Thank you Grand Oaks for helping me make my husband's birthday a very happy occasion!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank Debrap p
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northwest LA
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73 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

We stayed 3 nights here . I have stayed her many years ago and the hotel was nice at that time, however this trip was a disappointement. The carpet on the fist floor hallway needs to be replaced. It was dull from wearing, look stained and or dirty. They were working on the entry way of the hotel outside, very hard to get into the lobby and then to even use a loading rack to bring out stuff indoors was a hassell just to get past the workers blocking a lot of the area.
The breakfast says..hot, yes it was hot but unless you are a fan of bagged microwave cooked eggs... pass on that, bananna cut in half with brown spots all over...well to ripe, must have gotten them at a discount., Oatmeal that was ok... with on brown sugar to put on that, NO HOT CHOCOLATE OE APPLE CIDER MIX... bring your own. NO pastries... canned peaches. Better to skip breakfast and go eat someplace for more of a variety. Oh, the sausage... nasty tasting also...microwaved of course.
The room was ok...bedding was clean, one chair to sit at the desk inside the room, so if there were two ppl in the room one had to sit on the bed. Heavens forbid if there was a family of 4 in the room. ok... i think you might get the feel of this hotel... pass it up, there are many others that are priced this same amount of money... I will not stay here again.

Room Tip: Go to a different hotel for a better stay.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank 01vettegirl
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vandalia
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50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

We stayed in building 1, without the remodel, the room was fine. The atmosphere was of an older building, older TV.s , we couldn't get the curtains to close fully, old carpet. The staff was fine, the breakfast was okay. Not a lot of variety, even with some hot items being served. There were two pools and a hot tub, never had a chance to use them. The beds were good, the pillows not so much. The best thing about the room was by far the showers, good water pressure and according to my wife a place to put everything. If I were asked for recommendations, I would would suggest the remodel of building 1 as soon as possible. I would also suggest adding to the breakfast options- presently have- basic toast, cereal, oatmeal, two fruits, pancakes and rotating biscuits and white gravy and eggs and sausage next day.

Would I stay again? probably not. There are so many options available and nothing here made it stand out from the rest.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank william c
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Pryor, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

The experince that I had at this hotel that no matter what you need in the day or night they are always their for you they will help the coaches to hel load up for their final days before they go home the staff is so wonderful if you need a nice place to stay I recommend the Grand Oaks Hotel it is in walking distances to Ride the Ducks Wal-Mat and Mc Donalds you are close by to every thing and if you are sure where to go for a show or out to eat the staff will help you decide this Hotels is the best in Branson I highly recommend for you to check this Hotel out and you will not be sorry that you did everytime we go to Branson this is the Hotel that my family stay at because of the freindly staff they have working for this Hotel.

Room Tip: All the rooms are great their is no bad room at this hotel
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Patsteele438
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Property: Grand Oaks Hotel
Address: 2315 Green Mountain Dr, Branson, MO 65616-3801
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Location: United States > Missouri > Branson
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Branson
#36 Family Hotel in Branson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Oaks Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 201
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grand Oaks Hotel Complex, luxury at an affordable price in the heart of Branson. With two buildings to serve you, we boast both indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, fitness center and guest coin laundry facilities. Indoor security corridors and elevators make it safe and easy on the traveler. Perfect for seniors, families and romantic getaways with king Jacuzzi and family sized rooms. Hot breakfast served each morning. Onsite ticket agency for your convenience. ... more   less 
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