Independence Lodging

Area lodging information for out-of-town graduates & guests 

Graceland's Independence campus has contracted with Drury Inn and Suites and Stoney Creek to give our graduates and their families special rates and amenities while they are visiting.

Drury Inn and Suites – Independence
I-70 & Little Blue Parkway
20300 E. 42nd Street S., Blue Springs, MO 64015
816.795.9393

  • Graceland rate: $103.00/night - Queen/King 

Drury Inn and Suites (5 stories) is a Midwest, family-owned hotel chain which provides outstanding accommodations and is highly rated by visiting students. This rate is good for a standard double queen or standard king. The hotel has many amenities: free deluxe hot breakfast buffet, free hot food buffet and cold drinks each night from 5:30-7:00 p.m.; free wireless internet; one free hour of long distance calls each night; indoor/outdoor pool & whirlpool; business center; fitness center; guest laundry; and a microwave and refrigerator in all rooms. The Independence Center shopping mall is nearby as are theaters, restaurants, Barnes & Noble, and Starbucks. Approximately five miles from Graceland University.

Reserve your Drury Inn rooms on their website using our group number #2359618. Your negotiated rates will automatically populate based on the specific hotel chosen and the dates of stay. You may also call 1.800.325.0720 and provide our Graceland University corporate code. 

Stoney Creek Hotel – Independence
I-70 & I-470
18011 Bass Pro Dr., Independence, MO 64055
816.908.9600

  • Graceland rate is subject to change based on demand

Nestled within the falls of Crackerneck Creek, you can enjoy the beautiful nature views and many recreation opportunities along the one mile walking path surrounded by a small lake. Located minutes away from Graceland University, its central setting makes it easy to visit the campus then experience world-famous barbecue and world-class arts and entertainment. Approximately nine miles from Graceland University. 

To secure rooms at the Graceland rate, use this website link. It will take you directly to our rate. No need to type any promo code, etc.