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Fun Things To Do With Family Over the Holidays Around Fort Leonard Wood

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The holidays are getting closer and closer and if you're planning to be in the Fort Leonard Wood area, you may be wondering what fun things there is to do with your families while you're in town. The holidays are all about spending time with the ones that you love most. Plan to spend some quality time with your loved ones by planning some fun things to do together. Read on to find out what the Fort Leonard Wood area has to offer from your favorite family of hotels in St. Robert, Mo.
See a Movie Together  A fun way to get the family together is to go see a movie at theaters. There are always several new release movies around the holidays so it's the perfect time of year to see the film you've been waiting to come out. Below are a few of the new release movies that will be released over the holidays.  A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood -- Release Date: 11/22/19 Did you grow up watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood? Tom Hanks will star as Mister Rogers; this film is sure …

5 Ways to Honor a Veteran on Veterans Day

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This coming Monday, November 11th is Veterans Day! Veteran's Day is an annual holiday that was created for honoring military veterans that served in the Armed Forces. This is a celebration to honor our American heroes for their patriotism, love of country, and the many sacrifices that made defending our freedoms. Here at Fort Wood Hotels, we believe it's important to take time to honor our Veterans on Veterans Day. If you're not sure how to show your appreciation and honor our Veterans on Veterans Day, read on for five ways to honor a Veteran on Veteran's Day.

#1 Attend a Local Event on Veteran's Day  A great way to express your appreciation for our Veterans is to attend a Veterans Day event in your local community. If you are in the Fort Leonard Wood Area, the Waynesville-St.Robert Chamber of Commerce is putting on a Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade. All are welcome and encouraged to show support at this event.

Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade will be held in St. …

Start Earning Rewards with our Hotel Brand's Loyalty Programs!

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We get it - travel expenses can add up quickly! That's why you won't find a higher quality hotel at a better value in the Fort Leonard Wood area. Plus, five of our six hotel brands offer a loyalty program. At Fort Wood Hotels, we accept IHG Rewards Club, Choice Privileges, Marriott BonVoy, and Hilton Honors. By offering our guests our brand's loyalty programs, it gives them the opportunity to save even more money when you travel. Read on to learn about the various loyalty programs and how you can start saving money the next time you stay at one of our hotels in St. Robert, Mo.



IHG Rewards Club  IHG Rewards Club is accepted at Candlewood Suites in St. Robert, Missouri. Getting rewarded is easy. You earn points when you stay with us at Candlewood Suites and over 5,000 other hotels. Keep accruing points throughout the year when you travel, shop, and dine with IHG Rewards Club partners. You gain 10 points for every $1 USD spent.

When you're ready to cash out your rewards, …

Tips and FAQ's About Attending a Military Graduation at Fort Leonard Wood

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The Fort Leonard Wood Army Post is only minutes away from our hotels in Fort Leonard Wood making us the ideal location for your lodging accommodations when attending a Fort Leonard Wood Graduation. We welcome all military families and we want to make each family feel at home when they stay at one of our six hotel locations. If your Soldier's graduation is the first time you've visited the Fort Wood Army Post, you likely have a few questions about attending their graduation. Today, our family of hotels in St. Robert, Mo has a few tips for attending military graduation.


Stay Close To Post  All of our hotels are not only conveniently located within minutes of the Fort Leonard Wood Army Post but we are also close to many restaurants and in the hub of things. If you are planning to spend any extra time with your Solider, staying close to the post will make coordinating activities with your graduate easy and convenient. You will, however, want to make sure that your Soldier will hav…

Explore the Outdoors in and Around Fort Leonard Wood this Fall

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Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, the Fort Leonard Wood region is a beautiful place to explore the outdoors in the fall! With historic Route 66, state parks, outdoor activities, and history all around, you can't go wrong with a trip to Fort Leonard Wood. Read on find out where to explore the outdoors in and around Fort Leonard this fall!
Bennett Springs State Bennett Springs State Park is one of Missouri's earliest state parks and continues to attract visitors from all over for trout fishing, hiking trails, and gorgeous scenery. Fishing is the largest draw at Bennett Springs State Parks because more than 100 million gallons of water flow from Bennett Springs each day and they stock the river with trout daily from their hatchery. You will find Bennett Springs State Park in Laclede County located along the Niangua River.


Ha Ha Tonka State Park Ha Ha Tonka State Park is located at the Lake of the Ozarks which is just right up the road from our hotels in St.Robert…

5 Reasons to Stay in Hotel Over the Holiday's vs. Staying with Family

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The holidays will be here before you know it which means it's time to start making plans for where you will stay while visiting family. It's easy to feel obligated to stay at a family member's home while visiting - but you don't have to! There are many reasons to take advantage of staying at a local hotel in St. Robert, Mo instead of staying with your family. Today, Fort Wood Hotels would like to share with you five reasons you should consider staying in a hotel versus staying with family and how to break the news lightly.


#1 Personal Space  One of the biggest reasons to stay in a hotel is to have personal space. When you stay with family - especially when multiple families are staying in the same home, even a big house can feel small. Between awkward bathroom/shower conflictions to merging routines, you definitely lack personal space when you stay with family. 
How to break the news to your family - "I'm an early riser/night owl, I'd hate to intrude on you…

Book Your Stay at Our Award Winning Hotels!

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Since 1999 Fort Wood Hotels has been serving guests and our communities in and around the Fort Leonard Wood area with Award-Winning Hotels. Great brands, great locations, and a never ending focus on improving operations define who we are. We are determined to continue investing in our hotels. We listen to our guests and respond to their needs. In doing this, our hotels in St. Robert, Mo continue to earn top awards! You will not find better hotel brands in Fort Leonard Wood. Read on to find out the awards we have won over the years of serving our guests, our community, and each other!


Hampton Inn Awards2003, 2004, 2005 Circle of Excellence2006, 2012, 2013, 2014 Wall of Fame2007 Lighthouse Award2008 Circle of Excellence2013 WOW AwardExplanation of Awards: Wall of Fame – Top 15% of BrandCircle of Excellence – Top 10% of BrandLighthouse Award – Top 5% of Brand
Candlewood Suites2005 Newcomer of the Year2006, 2015 Quality of Excellence Award2007 #1 Guest Survey Award2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2…