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The Old Southern Inn
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The Old Southern Inn
Ranked #24 of 76 Specialty Lodging in Branson
Reviewed July 3, 2013

... and I've stayed in many, in 105 countries. The rooms are kept so clean that you really don't have to worry about the "5-second rule" if your kids drop food! And contrary to one other reviewer, the beds are VERY comfortable - yes, the mattresses are firm, and for me, that's fantastic! If I sleep on a soft mattress, I wake up half-crippled the next morning. Rooms are spacious, ours contains two double beds, a fairly large flat-screen tv, a coffee-maker, a/c, ceiling fan, and a tastefully decorated and well-lit sink and counter. Wifi is included in the room charges, and it's fast. Coffee and donuts are provided early in the morning. The owners, Joe and Carol, are a joy to chat with - never intrusive, always a font of local knowledge. You WILL need a car if you stay here, though. (And there is a small swimming pool to keep kids happy on those hot days.)

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Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is our home away from home when we go to Branson. We stumbled across this wonderful, quiet, peaceful place years ago. We saw the sign on the marquee which said, “Non-smoking property.” We went in and met the owners/operators and were so impressed by their hospitality. We go to Branson several times a year and always stay at the Old Southern Inn. This is where our large church group stays every year and everyone loves it. It is conveniently located, just 5 minutes from Silver Dollar City, 5 minutes from Branson and 10 minutes to the Showboat Branson Bell.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

The owners of this hotel are the best! They want you to have an excellent stay and they provide that type of service. For a small older inn, the rooms are adequate and exceptionally clean. The owners go out of their way to make you feel welcome and they offer great suggestions on places to eat and things to do. You must try Billy Gail's Cafe!!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is a small family owned hotel. The room was nicely done and very clean. The owners are very nice. The blinds on the windows and double mirrors made it not feel like a hotel room. When we aren't camping, we will definitely stay here

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

Got room expecting at least a refrigerator for almost $70 a night (common in most motels now). Beds were very hard and might as well not even had a pillow. We were not told there were extra blankets in the dresser drawers. My son chose to sleep in the bath tub instead of the bed said it was more comfortable. Only positive thing I have to say is it is a non-smoking property so the room did not stink

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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Affordable,always clean,all non smoking,no animals, no gimmicks .
Owned and operated by a couple who will give you courteous service not the normal hassel you often have at other motels that are ran by employees. If you are looking for peace of mind try this one.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 3957 State Highway 265, Branson, MO 65616-6133
Location: United States > Missouri > Branson
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 76 Specialty Lodging in Branson
Hotel Class:2 star — The Old Southern Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
American family owned for 22 years. All Non-smoking rooms AND property. Room types: 2 double beds, 2 Queens, King/double, King only. Seasonal outdoor pool, Free WI-FI, AM Coffee/donuts, Flat screen TV's, 3 miles to Silver Dollar City ... more   less 
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