Welcome to the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center Springfield . Located in the heart of downtown Springfield – surrounded by great restaurants, lounges, and coffee shops – this Missouri State hotel is the perfect destination for discount family vacations and budget-friendly corporate travel. Delight in first-class accommodations, along with terrific resort-style amenities like a fitness center, whirlpool, sundeck and indoor and outdoor pools. For business travelers, we offer over 39,000 square feet of meeting facilities and effortless access to the Springfield Expo Center, which is directly across the street. Come and experience the warm hospitality and personalized service that sets the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center among the best Springfield MO hotels.