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Springfield, IL: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

Find the perfect hotel in Springfield using our hotel guide provided below. Find cheap and discounted hotel/motel rates in or nearby Springfield, IL for your personal leisure or group travel. We show the best Springfield Illinois hotel/motel rooms. Review the Springfield hotel list below to find the perfect lodging. We also have a map of the Springfield hotels. Coordinating a group? Get Springfield Group Hotel Rates or Check out the best Springfield meeting hotels

The Springfield center is approximately the area of Able Security Training School and the area of Illinois State Historical Society.

Springfield, the capital of Illinois, was the home of Abraham Lincoln before he became president in 1861. There are many sightseeing venues in Springfield that reflect Lincoln's life and service, including the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Lincoln Depot, Lincoln Tomb, and Old State Capitol. Whether you are a history buff or an entertainment fiend, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum has hands-on, state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits that include holograms of Lincoln and live actors standing right near you. When you're ready for sunshine, Springfield offers plenty of green space for sports and nature enthusiasts. Whether you choose to visit the 40-acre Adams Wildlife Sanctuary, golf at one of the many country clubs, visit Knight's Action Park, or go to a baseball game, there is no shortage of things to do outdoors in Springfield. Shopping for Antiques? Springfield probably has something just for you. With convenient transportation options and a cluster of hotels near downtown, Springfield makes being a visitor easy and fun! More from this guide...

Springfield Hotels/Accommodations

Carpenter Street Hotel in Springfield 525 North 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702 Website
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 55 rooms in hotel
  • Popular among couples
  • Generally very clean
Comfort Suites Springfield - Springfield 2620 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • Midscale Convention Center property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Most guests were happy with the bathroom
  • Nice and clean pool area for my daughter
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield a Doubletree : 701 East Adams St. 701 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701 Website
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 75%
  • Room is all right
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Comfort Inn & Suites in Springfield 3675 South 6th St., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • 2-star Highway hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$68
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Baymont Inn & Suites Springfield Il in Springfield 5871 South 6th St.frontage Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • Mid-scale Lake hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Fantastic service
  • Most guests liked the proximity to sightseeing
From$49
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson - Decatur 5150 Hickory Point Frontage Rd., Decatur, IL 62526 Website ~37.34 miles east of Springfield
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Gym is available on property
Quality Inn Hotel 134 Barnett Ave., Forsyth, IL 62535 Website ~37.44 miles east of Springfield
  • Economy Highway property
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
From$65
Average 3.5 /5Reviews Call
Market Street Inn : 220 East Market St.
+1-800-997-5149
220 East Market St., Taylorville, IL 62568 ~25.56 miles southeast of Springfield
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • World class service
  • Fantastic service
From$125
Excellent 5.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
Residence Inn by Marriott Springfield South 2915 Stanford Ave., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$89
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Candlewood Suites Springfield North 2501 Sunrise Dr., Springfield, IL 62703
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 110 suites in property
  • Clean room
  • Pet friendly Location
From$57
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Ramada Springfield North 3281 Northfield Dr., Springfield, IL 62702
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Fantastic service
  • Almost all guests had problems with the shower
From$72
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson : 3092 Stevenson Dr.
+1-888-690-5247
3092 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$72
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield Sw 2300 Chuckwagon Dr., Springfield, IL 62707
  • Midscale hotel
  • Easily accessible by car, said 100%
  • Rather comfortable
From$89
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Best Western Plus Lincoln Inn : 1750 5th St. 1750 5th St., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.41 miles northeast of Springfield
  • Economy Downtown property
  • 58 rooms in property
  • Beds were acceptable for 66%
  • Rooms were clean
From$57
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Hampton Inn Lincoln in Lincoln 1019 North Heitmann Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.61 miles northeast of Springfield
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • Gym is available on property
From$65
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Hampton Inn in Jacksonville
+1-800-997-5149
1725 West Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650 ~33.30 miles west of Springfield
  • 3-star property
  • Most guests were happy with the bathroom
  • Good for a family
The State House Inn An Ascend Collection : 101 East Adams St. 101 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
  • Fantastic service
From$67
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Best Western Clearlake Plaza in Springfield 3440 East Clearlake Ave., Springfield, IL 62702
  • Economy Highway property
  • Check-in: 3pm
Northfield Inn Suites & Conference Center 3280 Northfield Dr., Springfield, IL 62702
  • 3 star hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Great shopping
  • Great breakfast options
From$103
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Hampton Inn - Springfield 3185 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Midscale property
Hilton Garden Inn 3100 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Affordable Highway property
  • 117 rooms in hotel
  • Easily accessible by car, said 100%
  • Beautiful architecture
From$70
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Fairfield Inn Springfield in Springfield
+1-800-881-1523
3446 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
  • 3 star Highway property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Great hot breakfast
  • Very good family hotel
From$85
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Courtyard by Marriott in Springfield 3462 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Qualified staff
  • Breakfast can be improved
Staybridge Suites South Springfield - Springfield
+1-800-997-5149
4231 Schooner Dr., Springfield, IL 62707
  • Affordable Rural property
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Plenty of room for our family of 6
  • Great location
From$63
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express Lincoln 130 Olson Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.40 miles northeast of Springfield
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Clean facility
  • No fridge or microwave in the room
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Sweaters and Sunshine in Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, Illinois is in the heart of the Midwest with temperatures that reflect its location: not too hot, not too cold…just right! With annual temperature averages falling between 43° and 63°, you will most likely wish for a sweater in the fall and spring when the weather is typically in the 50s and 60s. During the winter holidays, bundle up so you can enjoy one of the many walking tours without catching a chill. Snow does fall, though not too much, with an average of 6” per month in the winter. December temperature can go as low as 22°, dipping a bit lower in January, and beginning to climb again as early as February. The summer months enjoy comfortable temperatures with highs hitting an average of 83° in June and 85° in July and August. Short rainfalls won't disrupt your leisure time at one of the many attractions in town.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Springfield, IL:

seasonality of hotel rates in Springfield

Springfield by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Springfield, IL. You can use these line graphs to determine the cheapest seasons to stay in Springfield for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Springfield, Illinois

4 Star Average Prices: $106.64

Book your stay at President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, and you will be greeted with a yummy, warm, signature chocolate chip cookie. This hotel offers luxurious comfort and stunning views of downtown Springfield with rooms priced from $125 to $534 a night. From the indoor pool to the fitness center, Lindsay's Restaurant, and Globe Tavern, you will find everything you need to make your stay comfy in the heart of this historic town.

Several suites are available. Chairman's King Suite includes an elegant living room, plush bathrobes, king Sweet Dreams bed, work space, 42” television, refrigerator, and microwave. This hotel offers HHonors Discounts, breakfast, and flexible rates for HHonors Points rewards members. Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is 4 miles away. Complimentary shuttles are available to both the airport and Amtrak station. If you prefer, limousine service is available for $110. A unique feature at this hotel is the underground tunnel to Prairie Capital Convention Center, where you can hold an event for up to 600 guests. Of the downtown hotels, this one is closest to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.

Wyndham Springfield City Centre rooms begin at $114 a night and offer plenty of space. The property is close to all downtown attractions and is only a mile from the Amtrak station. The hotel has a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness center, restaurant, and lounge. The property is pet friendly, so bring your four-legged baby with you for a $50 per stay pet fee. The Queen Suite, a spacious 625 square feet, features amazing views of downtown Springfield, a full galley kitchen, dining area, and living space. Amenities also include a 32” flat-screen HDTV, safe. and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Affordable Hotels in Springfield, Illinois

3 Star Average Prices: $93.41

There are more than 30 hotels in Springfield, not to mention campgrounds and bed-and-breakfast properties. With this wide array of lodging available, you are sure to find something that meets your taste and budget. Though not every hotel has a pool, there is so much to do and see in Springfield, you won't want to spend all your time in the hotel! Some of the affordable hotels in Springfield include the following that are pet friendly: Baymont Inn & Suites Springfield, $85 a night; Best Western Clearlake Plaza, $87 a night; Candlewood Suites Hotel from $77 a night; Days Inn Springfield, $65 a night, and La Quinta Inn & Suites from $89 a night.

Carpenter Street Hotel is only 3 blocks from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, 4 miles from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Sangamon County, and just under 3 miles from the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Though the Carpenter Street rooms are no-frills, the property has a few suites with kitchenettes. Amenities include free breakfast and limited shuttle service. This hotel offers rooms for as low as $82 a night. If Carpenter Street is all booked up, The State House Inn is right around the corner, with rooms from $89 a night. Situated in a contemporary high-rise, it has an industrial décor and chic urban vibe.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Springfield

2 Star Average Prices: $68.79

2 Star Hotel Prices in Springfield

Where are the real discounts in Springfield

The Wyndham Hotel and Resort chain offers many discounts and promotions such as early booking discount of 20%, 4X MileagePlus award miles on your 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th stays as a Wyndham Rewards Member, $100 in Wyndham Rewards gift cards and more, depending on group size or if you'd like a special package or meeting added to your room stay. Government employee, active military and veterans can receive discounts on booking. Are you a Veterans Advantage member? Then Wyndham has a discount just for you! Senior discounts and AARP members can also receive discounts through Wyndham hotels.

Hilton Hotels also have an excellent rewards program and President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, in the heart of the city, accepts HHonors points. Ask about their 2X points package when booking, 20% off promotions, and "instant getaway'," which includes complimentary drinks and in-room breakfast for two. Hilton also offers a Family Fun package in select cities, though these sell out quickly, so make sure to book your dates in advance. Hilton hotels boast generous discounts to government employees, members of the military and seniors, including AARP members.

Best Western Hotels offers discounts for AAA Members, CAA Members, AARP Members, government employees, and Best Western Business Advantage Members. Best Western Travel Cards are offered to guests who find lower rates offered on websites outside the company site. They also offer a 10% off "show your card and save" discount with no restrictions.

Best Value Options in Springfield, Illinois

The Wyndham family of hotels and resorts includes the Howard Johnson Inn & Suites of Springfield. For smaller budgets, you can't beat $54 per night, just north of the city center and not far from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. Super 8, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Ramada Springfield North, Days Inn, and Baymont Inn & Suites are Wyndham family hotels. Each of the Wyndham hotels participates in the Wyndham Rewards program which means points for travel can be used at any location. Wyndham also has a "go free" reward that is sometimes available. Average rates per night at these affordable hotels range from $54 a night at Howard Johnson to $91 a night at dog-friendly Microtel Inn & Suites. These hotels are easily accessed from Interstates 55 and 72, and most offer free breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Trolley Back in Time in Springfield, Illinois

So once you've dropped off your luggage, grab a bite to eat at Darcy's Pint, then work off the calories by participating in the Pied Piper Downtown Architectural Walking Tour and see a bit of the historic downtown area of Springfield. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can also enjoy The Lincoln Experience, a tour that includes many stories about Lincoln, as well as the places where he lived and walked. With plenty of tours to choose from, you're sure to find one that enriches your stay in Springfield.

For a more intimate brush with history, catch the Springfield Trolley and visit historical sites from the Illinois State Museum to Lincoln's Tomb, and then travel to New Salem for a peek into Lincoln's life and the culture of 150 years ago in this frontier village. You can also catch a tour of Dana-Thomas House. Built in the early 20th century, it's an historic treasure designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. This house is the best-preserved example of his Prairie Period dwellings.

Whether you are in Springfield for a day or a week, alone or with a group, there is definitely a great place to stay for every budget close to an attraction that will meet your fancy. So by train or plane, put Springfield on your bucket list and experience the heartbeat of America in this Midwestern city.

Recent traveler reviews of Springfield, IL

Below are reviews of the city of Springfield, IL from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Family Vacation Spot"
Score 4.0 / 5

A very clean fresh place with great respectful citizens. Loved the visit.

Kenneth S., from 10-Jun-2015
"Historical and Fun"
Score 5.0 / 5

Springfield is full of history and has some great places to eat and enjoy a night out.

Keith H., from 16-Apr-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Springfield, IL shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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