Branson Towers Hotel in Branson, MO

236 Shepherd of the Hills ExpresswayBranson, MO 65616
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Overview

Situated off Highway 248 near Sight and Sound Theatres, Branson Towers Hotel offers simple accommodations in a convenient location. Guests can enjoy free in-room features like Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, mini refrigerators, and microwaves, as well as on-site amenities like free daily breakfast, an indoor pool with a whirlpool spa, a game room, a business center, and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Plan to drive most places as the hotel sits on a quiet Ozark hill (with level parking).
  • All rooms are non-smoking.
  • The hotel has 200 rooms total.
  • Located just 2 blocks from the Sight & Sound Theatre, Vaskens Deli and outlet stores, and 2 miles from downtown Branson and the 76 strip.
  • A free hot breakfast and ice cream social are offered. Nominal fees apply for ice cream, cobbler, and floats.
  • Business center room has computers and printers.
  • Stay connected with free Wi-Fi.
  • 24-hour coffee is available in the lobby.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Game Room
  • Guest Laundry
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Ice Machines
  • Indoor Pool
  • Inside Corridors
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Keyless Room Locks
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Description

from Branson Towers
Check-In: 3:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
The Branson Towers Hotel is located at the corner of Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Highway 248. They are located within two blocks of the Sight and Sound Theater, Tri-Lakes Center, and Mansion America. The hotel is also within two miles of Historic Downtown Branson, The Branson Landing, and all Tanger outlets.

The hotel has interior corridors with three elevators, indoor pool and hot tub, pillow top beds, game room, meeting space, guest laundry, free in-room Wi-Fi internet. A nightly ice cream social takes place in the lobby by the grand piano (seasonal). Cobblers, ice cream, and root beer floats are available for a nominal charge.

In the morning, breakfast is served in the Gazebo Hall included with the price of your room. We serve a free hot breakfast including homemade biscuits, scrambled eggs and sausage made to order, oatmeal, waffles, fruit, cereal, bagels, toast, pastries and real fruit juice.

All rooms are non-smoking.
Credit Card required at check-in.

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

8 Reviews
Kelly Daniels
1 Review
"Great experience!"
December, 2016
The place was very clean! The girls at the desk were very sweet, helpful and had a great sense of humor! We enjoyed our stay very much and the ice cream socials are a wonderful bonus!
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John Nimmo
Oologah, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Total Incompetence"
August, 2016
Don’t Waste Your Time, Don’t Waste your Money and Don’t Risk Your Trip On This Rat Trap.

If it were possible to give negative stars for a place, this place would earn negative stars. I have traveled to nearly every state in the United States; I have stayed in numerous hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts. In fact, I have stayed in Branson many times at different hotels. I have never experienced the level of incompetence that I just experienced here at Branson Towers.

First, we had prepaid for our room for three nights; Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Due to unforeseen problems, we were unable to make it to Branson on Thursday. I called Branson Towers, and told them that we would not be there Thursday, but that we would be there early Friday morning. I further told them that since we had prepaid for Thursday night, and that it was too late for a cancellation refund for Thursday, that I expected the room to be held empty and that we would be able to check in early Friday. (Their normal check in time is 3:00 pm. After some discussion as to whether this was right or wrong, the person I called did tell me that my room would be kept clean and empty, and that we would be able to check in before 3:00 pm.

Well, bad luck continued to plague us on Friday, and we did not actually arrive at Branson until 1:00 pm. We were tired and somewhat distort, but at least we could check in go to our room, shower and perhaps catch a nap before our show that evening.

When I walked up to the front desk, a woman and four children were standing there, all wearing bathing suits and dripping wet. The woman was screaming at the two ladies behind the desk, “We are staying here a week, and this is costing us over $500.00. So far you have done noting but inconvenience us, and this is a big inconvenience. We need to shower and get ready for dinner and a show.” She screamed, then having only been told “Mam we are sorry”, she and her daughters walked away. I had no idea what that conversation was about, but it concerned me.

I told the lady behind the desk that I was there to check in, and she immediately told me I would have to leave and return at 3:00 pm. I told her that I had no intention of leaving and checking in later, and about the conversation I had the night before with the person behind the desk. I told her that my room had been prepaid for Thursday, and that I had been assured that it would be clean and empty when I arrived Friday. She looked on her computer, and said you are in luck; “We do have a room for you that has just been cleaned.”

The walk down the hall to the room was disappointing, the carpet was filthy and looked as though it needed to be removed and replaced. Once in our room, it was somewhat a disappointment. Our bed sloped from a high point at the foot, to a lower point at the head.
However, everything else was adequate, and we were now too tired to care much. By the time the excitement and negotiations were over, and we had moved our things into the room it was not 2:00 pm. Time for a badly needed shower and some relaxation time before dinner.
I got into the shower first, because I take less time in the shower than my wife. There was no HOT WATER. I got out of the shower, and called the front desk. When I told them that my room had no hot water, they said; “Yes we know. There was some sort of emergency this morning, and our maintenance people are working on the problem.” I ask if they had an idea of when the problem would be resolved, and they told me that they expected to be finished in about two more hours.

Now, I’m not a plumber or an electrician. I am a retired engineer. However, I have done a great deal of plumbing and electrical maintenance in my years. In fact, I have had more that one hot water heater fail in my life. Once I had one fail at 8:00 pm one night. I drove to Lowe’s purchased a new one, drove home and changed heaters and had the water back on to my house all in less than two hours.

Oh well, things happen. We decided to take a short nap then go to a restaurant and eat (Stinky), then come back and shower before the show. We did go eat (Stinky), we did come back, we did go to the show in fresh cloths and (Stinky). When we returned to our room, we did have hot water. I don’t know when they actually got it fixed.

Saturday morning, we wert down for breakfast at around 7:00 am. There was a police officer at the front desk taking a report, and another driving around the parking lot. (I should note here, the outside doors that we used to enter the building had no locks. Anyone could come and go freely.) I don’t know what the police were doing, don’t even care, but it was a little unsettling.

Saturday evening, we went to an early show, and stopped for dinner on the way back to our room. Not really having the time to catch up on rest, we were exhausted when we arrived back at out room. We showered, and went to bed early, around 10:15 pm.

At 11:45 pm, I was awakened by the sound of someone messing with our door coupled with a vigorous shaking from my wife. I got out of bed and walked to the door, and arrived just as the door opened. Luckily for both the person who had just opened my door and me, my wife had earlier latched the safety latch on the door. The door was opened as far as it could be opened with the safety latch in place. However, fingers were sticking through the door and trying to manipulate the latch. I slammed the door closed on the fingers, and shouted; “What in the hell do you think you are doing!”

I heard a lady say to another person, “They must have given us the key card to the wrong room.” Then I heard them walk away. Now, earlier I said luckily the safety latch was latched. I mean, had the latch not been latched and these people had walked into my room, someone would have gone to the hospital and someone else would have probably gone to jail. All over the incompetence of the people who were at the front desk.

I called the front desk, and shouted; “Can you tell me how in the hell someone could get a key card to my room.” To which the desk clerk replied, “What is your name?” I told her my name, and she ask, “Did you extend your stay?” To which I replied, “No, I did not need to extend my stay, I am prepaid through tonight, and leaving in the morning.” To which she replied, “Someone told me you had checked out and were gone.” To which I replied, “How in the hell could that have happened, were my key cards turned in?” To which she replied, “I don’t know, but I will look into it.” To which I replied, “You do that, and you had better make damn sure that no one else gets a key to this room tonight.”

I don’t know, as far as my wife and I go, we will never again make the mistake of staying here. However, if you enjoy the excitement and comedy of incompetence and inconvenience, then you might enjoy this place. If not, then you should probably look for something else.
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Tip: Incompetent Staff and Dated Rooms

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Ronda Pachner
Monett, MO
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Somewhat dated."
August, 2016
This motel is clean and people are friendly but the rooms are pretty dated and in need of upgrades. They have an ice cream social in the evenings which is fun.
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Tip: Easy to find and very good breakfast.

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Candace H.
DYERSBURG, TN
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great hotel!"
June, 2016
This was our first trip to Branson. This hotel did not disappoint. Clean rooms, great breakfast, and soft mattresses. I loved that it is actually a hotel. I felt more secure than just staying in a motel. (There are tons of motels in Branson). Staff was very nice, and we had NO problems there. Very reasonably priced as well. I would stay again when/if we travel to Branson.
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Tip: Clean and decent hotel! Definitely recommend

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Reserve Branson Customer
Rison, AR
3 Reviews
"Best hotel in Branson"
March, 2015
We stayed in two different hotels during our stay and Branson Towers is the best.hotel.ever. The beds were amazingly comfortable. The rooms were clean. While the pool was outside of main building, it wasn't out of the way or too far from the main building. Breakfast was good. They had food that my kids will eat so that's a bonus. it is spacious enough to not feel crowded with the spring break crew. The location was a plus. Away from the hustle and noise of the strip but close enough for easy access. The pool was well maintained, my only problem was that the "ft" signs seemed inaccurate. Where it said 5Ft, I could barely touch. And my 6 and 7 year old couldn't touch in the 3 feet (and they are taller than 3ft.) We will be back!! We've already made reservations for June.
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Tip: Come prepared to have fun!

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David D.
Bartlesville, OK
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Branson Towers"
March, 2015
We stayed at the Branson towers for a short getaway with the kids and grandparents. The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The Ice Cream Social was a nice touch too. The boys really enjoyed the amenities including the game room and the pool. We absolutely love the location... A short drive from everything we wanted and a lot less traffic to navigate through to get in and out of the location.
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Reserve Branson Customer
Edna, KS
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Branson Towers"
March, 2015
Branson Towers was a nice hotel, friendly and helpful staff. Pool was clean, rooms were clean. Slightly disappointed that the pool was not under the same roof as the rooms, but it was just a few steps away. In summer it wouldn't matter, but there was snow on the ground. The ice cream social and player piano with fire in the fireplace was a nice touch.
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jason cornett
carthage, MO
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun Weekend!"
March, 2015
This hotel was very very nice! read some reviews online and It kind of worried me. When we got there the lady behind the counter was very nice helped me get all set up! Rooms were very nice and spacious. Beds were comfy and breakfast was very good! Nice big pool area as well! Ice cream social at night was fun for the kids. I think it was like $2 for a sundae.
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Tip: Bring your swim suits!

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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LiSammy
Kansas City, Missouri
"Decent room for the price. Indoor pool was ice cold in mid July!"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed July 19, 2018 NEW
The room was clean. Carpets in our room were dark green, outdated, and stained. The room we stayed in was nice and quiet though. The tub was nice in the room. The queen beds were not supportive at all on your back. They really need to be replaced. Breakfast was good. Consisted of biscuits, gravy, sausage patties, round shaped powdered eggs, waffles, muffins, bagels, cereal, packaged oatmeal, and yogurt with fruit. Sadly, they only had powdered coffee creamer, and NO half and half for the coffee. The coffee was very, very weak. The indoor pool was very cold! Everyone was complaining about the temperature of it. We stayed two nights. One morning the cleaning lady knocked on our door, I opened it, she immediately came in and started making the beds, as we sat there and watched her. My husband was in the restroom. She never asked us if it was a good time to clean, she didn’t speak much English. It was very odd. We didn’t have the ice cream or cobbler at night. It’s at 10 pm, and it’s not free, it costs extra each time ($2.50 each).
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ty p
"Pricey, out of the way but effective."
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed July 19, 2018 NEW
The door locks with the key card seemed from the 1990's the bed was made neatly the bathroom was clean. They have a pool and an arcade. It was 280$ for 2 nights. (got there at 1130 the first night slept, went and did stuff in branson then the next day we left.) They had free breakfast and wifi. The floors were stained and needed to be steam cleaned in the hallways and in the rooms. But we didn't spend much time there just to sleep. Walls are very thin, heard the people in the room next to us talking and doing other things.
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Nada G
"Great stay"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 18, 2018 NEW
We always stay here it’s affordable and always clean. The kids love the pool and hot tub, and the ice cream and cobbler at night! I would recommend this to everyone. The beds are comfortable. The breakfast wasn’t as good this time, but we got there around 8:30 so maybe it was just not as fresh. The sausage was cold and the fruit wasn’t great but other than that all in all a good stay!
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TheBattman1
Clinton, Arkansas
"Decent value, close to our favorite attraction"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 06, 2018 NEW
Wife and I booked this hotel for a couple of nights as a getaway for our anniversary. It’s above average for Branson hotels. With a fairly clean room (I actually carry a black UV light to check sheets and such). For a non-smoking room, our room (272) had a definite cigarette odor. Wasn’t severe enough to cause my wife (who is sensitive to tobacco smoke) to ask for a room change. Bathroom is big enough, though the shower head is for REALLY short people. The counter is cultured marble and has telltale signs of cigarette exposure as well as some ugly scratches. Carpet was mostly clean. Room I cludea a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. A/C had a hard time keeping up with the humidity, despite being able to bring the temperature down to what should have been quite comfortable. With AT&T’s overwhelmed cellular service, don't count on the hotel wifi. Maybe that's a positive because internet usage is nearly impossible. On a more positive note: this hotel has an ice cream social in the lobby at 10PM with costs ranging feom. $1.50- 2.50. The guy will do just vanilla ice cream, or serve you up a sundae or some cobbler ala mode. Also the included breakfast isn't bad. Several hot items as well as the boilerplate waffle makers, cereal, bagels, juice set-up. But as the title indicated, this hotel is very close to our favorite venue/attraction- Sight & Sound Theatre. It's walking distance so long as you have a ride back-up a pretty steep road!
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Prothro G
"Nice place to Stay!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 24, 2018 NEW
We had a nice stay at Branson Towers. Clean, and the house keeping staff did a great job. We did not have to call the front desk for any items; everything was perfect. The complementary breakfast was done to perfection. The sausage was especially good with biscuits and eggs. It The rate was $20.00 less per night than we have paid the three previous years. That helped on boarding our Fur Babies!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Branson Towers

How many rooms are available at Branson Towers?
There are a total of 202 rooms.

How many floors is the hotel?
There are 3 stories.

How many different buildings comprise your units?
All units are located in one main building.

How many adjoining rooms are available at your property?
There are a total of 10 connecting rooms.

Do you have a restaurant on-site?  A lounge? Café?
No.

Is there a minimum age required for check-in?
Guests be a minimum of 21 to check-in.

Are there any resort or unit fees?
No.

Is Branson Towers pet-friendly?
No.

Is there a charge for cribs, rollaways, microwaves, fridges?
 Yes. Rollaways are $10.00 per night, Cribs $7 per night.

What are the pool hours?
 The pool is open from 9:00 am-11:00 pm. The pool is heated seasonally. 

What type of parking is available?
 Level, free parking is available.

Is late check-in available?
 Yes, the front desk is staffed 24 hours a day.

Is there a sundry shop or gift shop located on site?
 No.

Is Wi-Fi available throughout the property?
 Yes.

Does the hotel offer shuttle service to area attractions and/or the airport?
 No.