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sanddunerider

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Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« on: February 07, 2019, 08:48:05 AM »
I will be staying with KD again this weekend..

I have not been able to lock down another motel yet.. The previous one I had made "arrangements" with went through 3 managers in 4 months, Now I cant get the newest one pinned down..

I am meeting with A rep from Elliot Lodging this weekend.  They are locally owned out of Springfield, and ised to own Home Stay, where we started..

KD obviously has not decided to move on yet..  I will be talking to her about that this weekend also.

The current owners have extended our discounted rate to us for 2019. So for now, since KD is still there, until I can get different arrangements made. I will be there with her.

Sorry for the delay/confusion.  But it is amazing how many motels in Branson, are NOT Local American Owned, and that is what I am trying to get us back to..

Hopefully more info next week...

But for now call KD, I am dealing only with her and I am ignoring the owners..

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2019, 05:33:30 PM »
Have you talked to Liberty Lodge that is right across the street?  We stayed there once last year and in talking to the owner I recall I think they bought it recently at that time and the guy was a veteran.  It seemed to be clean and a decent place.  Anyway, that is all I know just thought I would pass it along.

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 07:14:15 PM »
Thanks for the update!

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2019, 10:06:41 AM »
I overlooked this thread so posted in the other one. K.D.'s last day at Classic was March 8. She is going to work at the Hughes Brothers Music Show.

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2019, 02:30:46 PM »
Good for her!

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 06:57:39 PM »
Good news for her, she does indeed start working with the Hughes Brothers on Monday.. 

In fact, her new position is Mrs. Hughes Personal Assistant ;D.   

Shes gets regular hours, vacations, personal days, time off, you know, real benefits..!!!... like a regular job...!!   

CONGRATS TO HER!!!...

As you all know, I have been trying (with little success) to get us set up at a new motel, since Classic was purchased last JUly..   Lots of fake promises, dodged emails and meetings...  In a nutshell here is what I have found....

American Eagle and Inn.  Met with them, positive response  then no answers to email or phones..! :(

Willow Tree Inn,  Not interetsed, they have been through 4 general manages and 2 assistant mgrs in the last 4 months... :o

Econo Lodge-  seemed initally interested, but follow up through emails with distrct and meetings with the general manager, nobody will make a decision..!! ::) VERY frustrating to me

Hall of Fame, although they will work with us throughout the year, They cant commit to having rooms available through the summer due to contracts with other groups.  BUT we can call them..

Classic has agreed to honor our price rate. I have serious concerns about the overall servcie we may get without her "controlling" them.
For now, we will be staying with Classic.....
Suggestions:  Call ahead and verify your reservations...
                     When verifying your room, and/or checking in,  MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY YOUR ROOM RATE..!!!
                     I know it is a pain. !!  BUT i gaurantee these guys will screw it up.!!
                     If you need coffee pot, you will need to remind them.. :-\

I am sorry we have to put up with this nonsense, but the rate is good, and we all like the location... So just stay on them, and make sure they do what they are supposed to be doing...

I will continue to look for a different motel.
 
In fact K.D. did tell me that after she leaves Classic, she will help me with another possible location on SOTH.  They are still American Owned, and K.D. knows them fairly well....

So maybe that will work out...




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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2019, 09:04:12 AM »
Hooray for KD!!!!!

Thanks for the heads-up.  We have a room this Friday; I'll get my wife to call and check up on them to verify all is well.

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Re: Classic Motor Inn - 2019 - K.D.
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 10:12:04 AM »
Well.

On the way down last Friday, my wife called to confirm our reservation.  Surprise:  it didn't exist.  Blame placed on KD.

SDC fans special rate?  What's that?  Is that the AARP?

*sigh* 

My wife was able to secure a room--they were NOT busy and at a rate not too much higher than the previous one, but I can make NO promises to anyone else at any other time.   I get the distinct impression that our rate will be based entirely on projected rooms available. 

And, if you had a reservation made prior to 3/8, I strongly suggest that you give them a call before arriving so that you can negotiate some kind of room.