Welcome to Fort Leonard Wood, home of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence (MSCoE) who's mission is to provide the nation with values-based individuals, leaders, and teams trained in basic combat skills and chemical, engineering, military police and transportation disciplines.
Located in Pulaski County, in the beautiful south central Missouri Ozarks, IHG Army Hotels Foster Lodge, is near Waynesville and St. Robert and 2 miles south of Interstate 44. St. Louis is a two- hour drive to the east along Interstate 44. Springfield, Missouri is a little more than an hour’s drive to the west.
We offer nicely appointed comfortable guestrooms, including pet friendly rooms, and a number of complimentary amenities including: daily complimentary breakfast, free high-speed internet, free weekly socials, free on-post shuttle service, and guest laundry facilities.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff looks forward to welcoming you no matter your mission. From work to play, all military personnel, families, retirees, even pets are invited to enjoy all of the comfort, convenience and amenities at IHG Army Hotels on Ft. Leonard Wood. Before arriving, please check our Post Access Contact List to ensure you're aware of the most current post access guidelines.
We are conveniently located close to shopping such as the Commissary, Mini-Mall and Armed Forces Bank. You can enjoy our spacious guest rooms featuring upgraded linen and 32" flat screen TV. Take a moment out of your morning schedule to enjoy our free complimentary breakfast served Monday-Friday from 6am- 9am.
Our suites have a seperate bathroom with tile flooring, a queen size bedroom with upgraded linen, a seperate living area with a desk and armoire and small dining area. The suite also features a full size kitchen with utensils and a full size refridgerator.
Exit 161 from I-44, turn left onto Missouri Avenue. Approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be Fort Leonard Wood Main Gate. From Main Gate, Missouri Ave becomes Constitution Avenue, turn left onto Replacement Avenue, turn left on Nebraska Ave, turn right on MP Drive and check in is located in Candlewood Suites on Fort Leonard Wood. Once checked in you will be given directions to Foster Lodge located behind Candlewood Suites.
We know there are no friends quite like our furry ones, from service dogs to the family cat. That’s why we do our best to accommodate animals, too. Please read our full policy before your visit to make sure your pet pal is allowed on the premises.
A snack and drink machine are conveniently located on the ground floor.
Visit the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex on post displaying vivid, life size exhibits and authentic relics from all American conflicts. Ft. Leonard Wood has a beautiful mini golf course and the Piney Valley Golf Course for enthusiasts of all ages. Stop by the historic Old Stagecoach Stop in Waynesville that has stood since the 1850's. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
While staying at Fort Leonard Wood, please take advantage of our "Karaoke Wednesdays" at the Blackjack Bar and Grill. The fun starts at 7 pm. No cover charge! Or enjoy a family outing to the Abrams Theater for free "Family Movie Nights". For the outdoors enthusiasts there are numerous walking trails throughout the area to enjoy the beautiful Missouri scenery.
Visit the delightful "Theatre on the Square" located in Waynesville. Admission price is $5 and $10, varies by show.
Guests arriving to Fort Leonard Wood for TDY or PCS travel will need to provide a copy of their orders to the Front Desk when checking in. While staying with IHG Army hotels Fort Leonard Wood take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service. Please contact the Front desk for more information.
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