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Deer Run Motel
Ranked #60 of 139 Hotels in Branson
Reviewed February 18, 2010

We love, love, love Deer Run Motel....We've been coming to Branson for years, mostly to visit Silver Dollar City and this motel is perfect for that....The rooms are huge, they are clean, the staff are wonderful every time you see them...They go over and above to help you out...The free shuttle is great....no long lines in traffic or hiking for miles from the back parking lots, they drop you off right at the door.....the pool is great....and the absolute best thing about Deer Run is how quiet and peaceful it gets at night.....No traffic noise, no bright lights, just peaceful with a beautiful view from the back of the property and comfy rocking chairs to sit in and enjoy it from....We have probably stayed at this motel at least 30 times and we've never had a bad experience....One time during an after Christmas stay the rest of my family left early one morning to head home...my children and I weren't in a hurry and decided to hang around....Got ready to leave and broke the car key off in the trunk and it was the only key I had....long story short, they let us stay in the room at no charge, recommended an awesome pizza place that delivered, and even had their maintenance man drive me into the local Wal Mart to see if we could duplicate the key (we couldn't due to too much was broken off)....My dad ended up bringing me another car key and 8 hours later we were on the road home......and though we ended up leaving much later than the check out time, there was no charge to me at all....

When we visit the Deer Run, it's like visiting an old family friend.....While it isn't a Marriott or Hilton, it is a very clean, decent place to stay and we take the money we aren't spending on a motel room and spend it elsewhere....

Don't be afraid to stay here, you won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 15, 2010

Clean rooms, great view. Their breakfast is one of the best I've seen: oatmeal, waffles, donuts, cereal, toast, coffee, tea, juice. Shuttle to Silver Dollar City. Local pizza places will deliver. Did I mention the rooms are CLEAN? Oh, and lots of hot water for those looong hot showers. Good about accommodating my daughter's need for a groundfloor room due to medical equipment.

Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 30, 2009

We have made an annual tradition of going to SDC the last few years for their Old Time Christmas celebration. We've stayed in town the last 2 years but decided to try somewhere closer to SDC, since we would be there for most of the weekend.
This motel came recommended by some friends of ours and proved to be perfect for our family. My parents also accompanied us and stayed in a separate room and were very pleased with the accomodations. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The only recommendations we would have is that they replace the pillows on the beds, because they are kind of flat, and switch brands of coffee, because it tasted pretty terrible.
However, I would highly recommend this motel because the staff is friendly and tries very hard to make sure you are comfortable and it is in a super great location, so close to SDC. Plus, you're not paying the high motel taxes that you would pay in town.
We will stay here again in the future!!

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 19, 2009

We've stayed here several times, and will again. In fact, this is the only place we stay when we go to Silver Dollar City. It's the closest hotel to the park. The staff are very service-oriented, and the rooms are clean. Not fancy, just average. This works for us as we don't spend a lot of time in our rooms, anyway. The free breakfast is just OK with frozen waffles, donuts, juice, coffee, cereal, and some fruit.

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 5, 2009

Very nice motel to stay in if you are going to Silver Dollar City. Room was nice and clean. Pillows could have been a little fluffier.
Check in clerk, Travis , was very helpful. Take his recommendations on restuarants.
Tried Starvin Marvins, which Travis did not recommend, and it was not good at all.
Breakfest was about what was expected. Cerals, toast, little doughnuts and waffles. Coffee and juice of course.
Shuttle to Silver Dollar City was nice

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 26, 2009

We went to Branson for a short vacation and we are so glad we found Deer Run. It's very close to Silver Dollar City and since that was our main objective it was the perfect choice. They have a bus to and from SDC throughout the day and that was a selling point right there. We never had to deal with the traffic and parking. Just hop on a bus and get off at the gates. It's very close to SDC though so if you wanted to walk I think that is doable.

Our 14 year old son enjoyed the pool. They have a game room with a pool table and some video games which we took advantage of as well. The breakfast wasn't anything special but had waffles, cereal, donuts etc. Not bad for free :) There is a snack machine so bring change if you think that will be something you want to use.

Our room was clean and served it's purpose just great. We did have the kitchenette and it wasn't that great. We really wanted the room for the fridge and it didn't really feel cold enough to store the stuff we had brought so we just used our cooler. No big loss but be forewarned of that.

The people were friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed our stay and have suggested it to family headed to SDC. We would stay again but maybe not pay extra to get the kitchenette.

Deer Run is nothing fancy but if you want a home base for your Branson adventure this is the motel you want.

Stayed: June 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 6, 2009

Our family visited Brandson and was told by word of mouth that the deer run was a great place to stay so we checked them out. Nice and clean, pool was awesome, friendly people who ran the place. Loved the sound of the tree frogs at night. Walking distance to silver dollar city.. over all a great place for families to go to.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Address: 982 Indian Point Rd, 982 Indian Point Rd, Branson, MO 65616-6150
Location: United States > Missouri > Branson
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Branson
#12 Romantic Hotel in Branson
Price Range: $64 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Deer Run Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 88
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Very clean facility with the most friendly and helpful staff in Branson. On the opposite side of the heaviest traffic flow, Deer Run is the closest lodging and has free shuttle service to Silver Dollar City amusement park. Nearby public beach, boat ramp and boat rentals on Table Rock lake. Close to Branson's top shows and restraunts and golf is just around the corner. ... more   less 
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