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Featured Hotel: Fairfield by Marriott

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Fort Wood Hotels has Six Top-Notch properties to choose from but today we will feature Fairfield by Marriott. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you can kick back and move at your own pace. We have everything you need whether you are in the area for business or pleasure. Fairfield by Marriott is also in prime location minutes from Fort Leonard Wood Army Base. Read on to learn more about this top-notch hotel in St. Robert, Mo!


About the Fairfield by Marriott Brand  Fairfield by Marriott just reached their 1,000th hotel across the world and we are proud to have Fairfield by Marriott as one of our hotel brands. The Marriott brand of hotels was founded by JW and Alice Marriott when they wanted to create a place to get away from their hectic daily life. They purchased a property called the Fairfield Farm and eventually wanted to spread the same relaxing atmosphere with others, which is when they started to build Fairfield by Marriott Hotels! 


You may recognize the Fairfiel…

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,…