Local Universities

Missouri State University

MSU campus is less than 1/2 mile from the front door of Hotel Vandivort.  We are withing walking distance of Missouri Statue University campus and its many sports and arts venues such as JQH Arena, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, Plaster Stadium, Hammons Student Center.  Hotel Vandivort is the only of the Springfield hotels near Missouri State University that offers walkability of the MSU campus and the many downtown entertainment and arts attractions.

Drury University

Drury University is located less than 1 mile from Hotel Vandivort.  Drury is Springfield's oldest University and was founded in 1873.  Hotel Vandivort is the only of the Springfield hotels near Drury University located in the heart of downtown.  Our location offers all of the culture and amenities of our downtown community including fine dining, arts, and entertainment venues such as Springfield Little Theater and the historic Gillioz Theater.

Evangel University

Hotel Vandivort is located only 2 miles from the campus of Evangel University.  Of the few Springfield hotels near Evangel University, we are the only that is located in the heart of downtown.  Many walkable attractions enhance the experience of your stay at Hotel Vandivort, including Landers Theatre next door, The History Museum on the Square and Moxie Cinema.  Come stay with us and experience the downtown culture of the Queen City of the Ozarks, and only a 6 minute drive from Evangel University Campus.

Ozarks Technical Community College  

Ozarks Technical Community College is just a 4 minute drive (1 mi.) from our location in the heart of downtown Springfield.  Hotel Vandivort is the only of the Springfield Hotels near OTC or Ozarks Technical Community College that taps into the amazing local art, food, beverage and music that our downtown has to offer.  Eat high end "Modern Missouri" cuisine at The Order or venture out into the vibrant culture surrounding Hotel Vandivort.