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Guest House Motel

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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi

Overview of Guest House Motel

Guest House Motel

2.5 star property
No-frills motel in Carthage

7.4/10 Good

44 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
417 East Central Avenue, Carthage, MO, 64836

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Downstream Casino Resort - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Joplin, MO (JLN-Joplin Regional) - 20 min drive


  • Jim's Place - 5 min walk
  • The Carthage Deli - 6 min walk
  • The Woodshed - 6 min walk
  • Mother Road Coffee - 7 min walk
  • Rumor Has It - 8 min walk

About this property

Guest House Motel

Enjoy your visit to Carthage with a stay at Guest House Motel. Guests will have free perks such as breakfast, WiFi and self-parking.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast
  • Room service


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch LED TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance and local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Guest House Carthage
Guest House Motel Carthage
Guest House Motel Motel
Guest House Motel Carthage
Guest House Motel Motel Carthage

Frequently asked questions

Does Guest House Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Guest House Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Guest House Motel?
As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Guest House Motel on 1 Dec 2022 start from $55, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Guest House Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Guest House Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Guest House Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Guest House Motel?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Guest House Motel?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Downstream Casino Resort (29-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Guest House Motel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Precious Moments Chapel (7.3 mi) and North Park Mall (14.4 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Guest House Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jim's Place (5-min walk), The Carthage Deli (6-min walk) and The Woodshed (6-min walk).
What's the area around Guest House Motel like?
Guest House Motel is a short 4-minute walk from Civil War Museum and 6 minutes' walk from Battle of Carthage State Park.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Best value for the money
If you think of it as industrial chic, it's great! Cinder block walls, splotchy paint, patched holes in doors, bare floors, BUT spotlessly clean!
Leland, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I would stay here again.
Clean room and friendly staff.
Bryan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and property. The laundry facility was an added plus. Loved the room-clean and welcoming. Thank you!
Michael, 1-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It was very hot outside and the AC was super efficient! We could get coffee in the lobby, but it would have been nice to have coffee in the room. Owners are very nice!
Robert, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Built in early 50s still basically route 66 looking staff great friendly no coffee maker though
perry, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

It was very quiet after 9pm. Its nice to be in a hotel/motel where theres no guests yelling and screaming. The staff members/owners are very kind.
Athena, 9-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Libby, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This place was very, very clean, inside and out. Don't hesitate to stay here if you're tired of cookie-cutter box motels. Very safe area. Hotel room was nice and clean, linens, towels clean and new-looking. This would be a good choice if you're traveling on Route 66 for nostalgia purposes. A great meal choice would be the Flying J steakhouse and arena, kind of southeast of town. Carthage is a neat town, lots of beautiful old houses, and don't miss the old baseball park, roller rink and other park facilities built out of stone by the WPA in 1938 and all still in use today. Good road trip choice.
Jennifer, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Donna, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

t looked like the room originally had a queen bed so when a king bed was put in there was very little room at the sides of the bed. There also needs to be a lot more electric outlets available in the room. Most people traveling today have a lot of devices that need to be charged. I had to run extension cords all over the room.
Michael, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review