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5 Ways to Observe Memorial Day

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Most of us are gearing up for the first holiday weekend of the summer - Memorial Day Weekend. While many of us take advantage of this three day weekend to have some fun with our family and friends, it's important to remember and observe Memorial Day as intended: to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our nation. There are many ways to observe Memorial Day and today Fort Wood Hotels would like to share a few ways you can observe Memorial Day in a way that will honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice so we can live in this great country. 

#1 Displaying the Flag  On Memorial Day, the U.S. flag should be displayed at half-staff from sunrise until noon and then raised to the top of the staff until sunset, in honor of the nation's battle heroes.  #2 Visiting Cemeteries  One of the most popular ways to honor the fallen heroes on Memorial Day is by visiting cemeteries and placing flowers or flags on the graves of fallen soldiers. 

#3 Participate in the …

Fort Wood Hotels Teams Up with Waynesville Career Center for Billboard Project

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Fort Wood Hotel was recently given the opportunity to work with Waynesville Career Center to help a high school student complete class credit before having to move with his father and family due to military relocation. We were honored to be able to work with such a hardworking student! Joshua LeMasters, was a student at Laquey High School taking Graphic Design at the Waynesville Career Center. Joshua was able to use the skills he used in his Graphic Design course to help us design a new billboard for Fort Wood Hotels! Read on to learn about Joshua's experience in helping us design our new billboard.


Joshua LeMasters, Laquey High School student taking Graphic Design at the Waynesville Career Center: What did you like most about this project? What I liked most about the project was how it was my first experience working with a real world client. Before the project, I hadn't really done anything other than entering competitions or basic assignments in class. Working with Fort Woo…

Save Money, Time, and Headaches When You Book Direct!

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There are numerous third party booking agencies on the web and many of them boast easy, fast, and most affordable way to book hotels. What many people don't know is when you book through a third party booking site, you miss out on many of the reward programs that our brand hotels offer.  Not to mention, hidden fees and lost reservations, just to name a few of the pitfalls of third party booking sites. Read on to learn why it's best to book direct when you book your stay at one of our six hotels in Fort Leonard Wood!



Before we dive deep into why you should book directly with Fort Wood Hotels, let's go over the difference between booking direct and third-party booking sites. 
Booking Direct is when you find the hotel you would like to stay at and you pick up the phone to make your reservation or you go directly to their website to book a room. You are booking directly with the hotel with no middleman. If you book online, you are using their hotel reservation system so you ca…

Day Trip to St. Robert, Mo!

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Fort Wood Hotels is located in central Missouri in St.Robert, Mo - a quaint town with hometown charm! When you visit St. Robert, Mo you find that there is a lot of fun things to keep you busy, even if you just stay for the day. From delicious local restaurants, antique shops, historic museums, and more St. Robert, Mo is the perfect place to plan a day trip to. If you've never visited St. Robert before, our hotel in St. Robert, Mo has a few ideas for a fun day trip. Read on to see what exciting things our small town with southern charm and Ozark hospitality has in store for your visit.
Route 66 Courthouse Museum  If you're looking to enjoy a little piece of American history, you'll find it at the Courthouse Museum located along Historic Route 66. The 1903 Courthouse Museum is open to visitors on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., April through September. A guided tour through the George Lane Room, Homestead Room, Settler's Room, Military Room, Leonard Wood room,…

Join our Team at Fort Wood Hotels!

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Fort Wood Hotels in St. Robert, Missouri is hiring for various positions at all six lodging properties in our family of hotels. If you are looking for a job in St. Robert, Mo or a job in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo areas that will give you the respect you deserve as an employee; Fort Wood Hotels is the place to apply. We know that if we treat our employees with respect and as part of our family, they will treat each guest with the same courtesy. Read on to find out what positions we have available and how to apply.


Current Job Openings Room Attendants (Housekeeping)Guest Service Agent (Front Desk) Breakfast Attendant  Room Attendants (Housekeeping) Position Summary: Position Summary: Cleans and maintains guest rooms, to include sleeping area and bathroom area. Collects laundry and takes to the dumpster. Makes beds and has room acceptable for guests. Cheerfully make guests feel welcome at our hotel.
Guest Service Agent (front desk) and one is hiring a breakfast attendant (summaries below)…

Central Missouri's Great Outdoors!

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Fort Wood Hotels in St. Robertare nestled in some of the most scenic roadways, rolling hills, and amazing outdoor adventure. It is the perfect backdrop of a small town Real America. Warm weather means it's time to start enjoying Central Missouri's Great Outdoors.  There are plenty of outdoor activities in St. Robert Missouri to keep anyone busy.  Our area has it all from hiking trails, walking trails, cave diving, golfing, fishing and much more.  Now is the perfect time to visit Mid-Missouri and enjoy the natural Ozark outdoor recreation. Our lodging is near Fort Leonard Wood and Waynesville making it near all the fun adventures we have listed for you to explore.

CANOEING, KAYAKING, FLOAT TRIPS

Missouri is home to many rivers making it perfect for float trips and exploring.  You will truly feel nature on one of the area's rivers.  We have the Big Piney and Gasconade River to explore with outfitters ready to assist in your next relaxing float.  You can use canoes, kayaks, or …

Visiting Real America In Central Missouri!

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Not sure what Real America in Central Missouri is all about, then you have never visited Fort Wood Hotels. Real America is a blend of small-town charm and good old fashion Ozark hospitality. Our six hotels in St. Robert MO don't believe Ozark hospitality is a choice, but a way of life. Our hotels are nestled in some of the most scenic roadways, rolling hills, and amazing outdoor adventure. It is the perfect backdrop of a small town Real America.  Check out a few reasons you must visit Real America in Central Missouri!


Ozark HospitalityOzark Hospitality is a way of life at Fort Wood Hotels.  Our customer service is what makes our hotels stand out amongst its competitors. Ozark hospitality is more than just going above and beyond for guests. It is all of the following:


Treating Everyone Like Family- Being kind is one thing but treating each guest like they are family is entirely different. From a welcoming smile when you arrive to a warm breakfast in the morning, you will feel right a…