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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 See 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/Motels & Accommodations

Carpenter Street Hotel 525 North 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702 Website
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Close to downtown sites
  • Great breakfast options
Comfort Suites Springfield in Springfield 2620 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • Mid-scale Convention Center hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Great location
  • Most guests were happy with the bathroom
From$70
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President Abraham Lincoln Springfield a Doubletree 701 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701 Website
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Excellent location
  • The breakfast buffet was delicious
From$109
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The State House Inn An Ascend Collection in Springfield 101 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701 Website
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 6 conference rooms in property
  • Every guests reviewed were unsatisfied with the kitchenette
  • Tasty breakfast
From$66
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Baymont Inn & Suites Springfield Il 5871 South 6th St.frontage Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • Midscale Lake hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Pool and hot tub area was nice
Drury Inn & Suites Springfield Illinois : 3180 South Dirksen Pkwy. 3180 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703 Website
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests were happy with the price
  • Great reception
Market Street Inn
+1-888-690-5281
220 East Market St., Taylorville, IL 62568 ~25.56 miles southeast of Springfield
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Comfortable bed
  • World class service
From$125
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Residence Inn by Marriott Springfield South 2915 Stanford Ave., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 108 suites in hotel
Candlewood Suites Springfield North - Springfield 2501 Sunrise Dr., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 110 suites
  • Clean
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
From$55
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Northfield Inn Suites & Conference Center 3280 Northfield Dr., Springfield, IL 62702
  • Mid-scale property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Most guests appreciated the modern rooms
  • Most guests were happy with the price
From$103
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Ramada Springfield North - Springfield 3281 Northfield Dr., Springfield, IL 62702
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Counter space was excellent
From$79
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Country Inn & Suites by Carlson 3092 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield Sw in Springfield 2300 Chuckwagon Dr., Springfield, IL 62707
  • Three Star property
  • Comfortable beds
  • Complementary snack
From$89
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Staybridge Suites Springfield South - Springfield
+1-888-690-5281
4231 Schooner Dr., Springfield, IL 62707
  • Midscale Rural hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$80
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Best Western Lincoln Inn 1750 5th St., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.56 miles northeast of Springfield
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Hampton Inn Lincoln 1019 North Heitmann Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.61 miles northeast of Springfield
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • Comp. Breakfast
Hampton Inn 1725 West Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650 ~33.30 miles west of Springfield
  • Midscale hotel
  • Close to downtown
  • Rooms are ok
Best Western Clearlake Plaza 3440 East Clearlake Ave., Springfield, IL 62702
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • 8 suites in property
From$71
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Comfort Inn & Suites in Springfield 3675 South 6th St., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Economy Highway hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Read more
From$75
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Hampton Inn - Springfield 3185 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Mid-scale property
From$84
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Hilton Garden Inn 3100 South Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703
  • Three Star Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
  • Great modern decor too
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Fairfield Inn Springfield
+1-888-690-5247
3446 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
  • Mid-scale Highway hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Plenty of retail stores
  • Quick check in
Courtyard by Marriott in Springfield 3462 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • No complimentary breakfast
  • Close to highway
From$81
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Holiday Inn Express Lincoln 130 Olson Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656 ~27.40 miles northeast of Springfield
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$55
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Holiday Inn Express : 2501 Holliday Lane 2501 Holliday Lane, Jacksonville, IL 62650 ~30.58 miles west of Springfield
  • 3 star Rural hotel
  • Free breakfast available
  • Excellent hotel
  • Terrific location
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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: $103.52

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: $95.11

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: $66.87

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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