The free airport shuttle free Wi-Fi in-room video games and heated indoor pool are inviting perks at La Quinta Inn and Suites Springfield Airport Plaza. The tear-shaped indoor pool heated so you can enjoy it throughout the year is a much-appreciated amenity at the three-story La Quinta. It's adjacent to a freeform hot tub and close to the fitness room which is equipped with cardio and strength-training machines. You can get in such a good workout that you won't mind being tempted by the breakfast buffet which includes hot fare like golden-brown waffles hard-boiled eggs and biscuits and gravy. The 37-inch flat-panel TVs with cable channels instant-access movies and video game systems make leaving your room a difficult proposition. The 92 rooms have pillowtop mattresses as well as conveniences like microwaves and mini-fridges. Have a snack in your room or head to one of the many nearby dining options. Pets are welcome here so you can bring yours along for a nightly fee. This La Quinta is a quick drive from I-44 the main highway through the region and just five miles from Springfield-Branson National Airport. The entertaining and informative Dickerson Park Zoo is three miles east. When graduation time rolls around Missouri State University is about seven miles southeast. Rooms with "comfy" beds and "spotless bathrooms" as well as a "nice-sized indoor pool" are among the features our guests rave about at La Quinta Inn and Suites.