Branson Hotels and Accommodation
(Branson, Missouri - MO, USA)
Famed for its country music, Branson may just be a relatively small city, but it is packed with accommodation to meet the demands of the crowds of visitors that reliably flock here each year. Lodging rates vary greatly out of season, when luxury hotels in Branson become all the more affordable and quite competitively priced when compared with three-star options.
If your budget is tight, then there is plenty of cheap accommodation lining the surrounding highways, such as the West 76 Country Boulevard. Close to Branson, further hotels reside within the neighboring suburbs of Hollister, Ridgedale and Table Rock, and within the city of Springfield (45 miles / 72 km to the north), next to the famous Ozark Mountains.
Where to Stay
If you favor budget accommodation, then consider staying at the Atrium Inn on Green Mountain Drive, which lies within Branson's entertainment district and no more than 1 mile / 1.5 km from the Tanger Outlet Mall and the White Water attraction. Also on Green Mountain Drive is the two-star Super 8 Motel, which is well-placed for those heading to the Andy Williams Moon River Theater. On the State Highway US-165, look out for hotels such as the Surrey Inn and also the Fall Creek Inn, which boasts views of the Ozarks and is a mere 4 miles / 6 km from the scenic Table Rock Lake.
Mid-range accommodation in Branson is quite plentiful, with many appealing hotels being sited around the Green Mountain Drive, the South Wildwood Drive and the Willowbend Drive. On the Green Mountain Drive is the very inexpensive three-star Marriott Willow Ridge Lodge, while lying on the South Wildwood Drive is the Thousand Hills Golf Resort, which is based around a stunning 18-hole golf course, where guests can enjoy discounted green fees.
For lodging right next to the Branson Convention Center, the Hilton Hotel on the West Main Street should certainly be at the top of your list, being just a short walk from the downtown attractions. Highly recommended by past guests and situated on Schaefer Drive is the Boxcar Willie Inn, which was actually built by the late country music singer Boxcar Willie in 1994 and very much celebrates his life.
Just a few miles to the west of the bustling Branson Strip is the Still Waters Condominium Resort on the Stillwater Trail, where you will find cottages and hotel rooms, three outdoor pools, a water slide, poolside hot tubs, scenic lake views and a marina complete with boat hire. Rather more expensive is the luxury accommodation on offer at the Chateau on the Lake, located on the North State Highway US-265, which is known for its glorious views of the Table Rock Lake. A little cheaper is the Hilton Promenade Hotel on the Branson Landing, next to Lake Taneycomo.