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Lamplighter Inn & Suites South
Ranked #41 of 51 Hotels in Springfield
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Very helpful and friendly staff. Clean rooms, very very clean bathrooms, the continental breakfast was amazing. Managers on duty were helpful and knew the area well. They were able to direct us to some great area's that are not on the tourism guide. (especially farmers markets stuff).

Room Tip: Some rooms have massage chairs, amazing and wonderful
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2013

Dear Chrissy,

Thank you for taking time to review our property. We love the positive feedback from our guests, and are ALWAYS looking to improve our property. We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer and look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

We stayed at this hotel during our recent visit to Springfield. The staff was very friendly, always smiling and willing to assist. The room was very clean and comfortable. The hotel is conveniently located with easy access to all local attractions and shopping. While we were in a room close to the street, and yes, street repairs were being done at night with a jack hammer and all, we never heard a sound. The complimentary breakfast offered more then most with scrambled eggs, hash browns, and sausage included. The on site restaurant was the perfect compliment to this stay. We will stay at this hotel on every visit to Springfield.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Vernon N
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2013

Dear Vernon,

We appreciate your wonderful review of our property. We are always glad to get positive feedback from our patrons. We will welcome you with a smile the next time you stay.

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

Having a son in school here we have stayed in several hotels in the springfield area, this one is close to MSU, we have stayed here 5 or 6 times. The staff has always been very friendly, we have never had any problems with unclean rooms, & the one time the tv didnt work they came in to fix it right away. yes, there is a strip club next door BUT to my suprise there has never been any problems with noise or groups of people outside. maybe a little parking issue if you check in late (11pm ish).

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank glasylady
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our property. We here at the Lamplighter are very proud of our property, and are glad that we are able to provide outstanding service at an affordable price. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed June 7, 2013

My sister and I regularly stay in hotels in Springfield, and I wouldn't go back to this one. We've stayed in cheaper hotels with better rooms and better service. A number of things in our room were unplugged when we got there or just didn't work at all (lights, the TV, the microwave and coffee pot). When we called the front desk to ask about the TV, the person who answered was very rude, making up reasons why our TV was just not ever going to work right rather than sending maintenance to look at it, just trying to get us off of the phone so she didn't have to deal with it. When she finally did send the maintenance guy (who was very nice), he was able to fix it right away. Other problems: The shower barely worked and flooded the bathroom floor. We could hear every noise outside - doors closing, people talking. We had a non-smoking room but it was right next to an outdoor exit to a smoking area, so it still reeked of smoke. There was hair and dirt in my bed when I pulled the covers back. It just wasn't a pleasant experience. The Ziggy's restaurant connected to the hotel is very good though. And their breakfast was also good - eggs, bacon and sausage, pastries, yogurt, juice, coffee. A lot of places don't have all of those things. BTW, because I see it in other reviews, the strip club isn't really much of a problem. It isn't loud, and there aren't people hanging around outside of it. It never felt unsafe to have it nearby.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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Thank muckalarkuary
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for the review of our property. I have personally looked into the issues you stated that you encountered. I have addressed them with the entire staff and have taken steps to prevent these issues in the future. As for the positives, we are glad that you enjoyed the breakfast here, and that we were able to correct some of the issues. Thank you again for reviewing us on TripAdvisor.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is a great place to stay. The beds are comfortable. And it is equipped with everything you need. It is clean and has a restuarant right there. If you've never eaten at a Ziggy's, you really need to try it. It is close to everything. Everyone is very friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Thank RuthAnne2
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2013

Dear Ruth Anne,

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our property. We appreciate guests helping spread the word regarding our property. We really look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

We had a softball tournament n someone booked our rooms. When I got inside it was dirty n very low class looking. Plus a stipe club next door really looks good for children. Rooms looked old n carpets were awful. All I could think was how clean r the sheets! I hated to even lay down but everything was booked had to stay. I'm sure you get plenty of business from the strip club so that's says enough. Your price is cheap and you get what you pay for. YUK!

  • Stayed: July 2012
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Thank Attitudes66
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

the hotel lobby is always pleasant to come into and very clean; I do wish they had automatic doors for when your arms are full.

the room was very nice and comfortable; the only thing the light in the bathroom over the sink did not work but everything was great.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Thank 688SueM688
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Jerry T, General Manager at Lamplighter Inn & Suites South, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2013

Dear Valued Traveler,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We appreciate your business and look forward to hosting your next stay.

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Address: 1772 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-1508
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Location: United States > Missouri > Springfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #41 of 51 Hotels in Springfield
Price Range: $66 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamplighter Inn & Suites South 3*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lamplighter Inn & Suites South is conveniently located in the heart of Springfield. Our hotel offers quality accommodations at an affordable price. All rooms come furnished with a firm king or two queen size beds. We offer a free hot breakfast, free wi-fi, free local calls and free parking. All rooms have a microwave and refrigerator. Ziggy's Restaurant & Lounge is located on our property and is open 24 hours and provides room service till 10 p.m. ADA rooms are also available for guests. Whether you are here for business or pleasure, Lamplighter Inn & Suites South will always welcome you with a smile. ... more   less 
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