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Jacksonville Illinois Accommodations

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The Jacksonville center point is approximately the area of Mac Murray College and 1 mile east of Passavant Area Hospital.

Jacksonville, Illinois, is a city that is justly proud of its history. This midwestern town was founded in 1825. After the establishment of the seminary that would become Illinois College, the town grew rapidly, attracting additional colleges for women, the deaf, the blind, and eventually, the first medical college in the west. The enlightened town became known as “The Athens of the Midwest,” a hub of learning and social progress. More from this guide...

Jacksonville Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Super 8 1003 West Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Wonderful staff
  • Great service
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Knights Inn Jacksonville in Jacksonville 1111 East Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Inexpensive hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Best Western Jacksonville Inn : 1709 West Morton Ave. 1709 West Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Mid-scale property
Hampton Inn : 1725 West Morton Ave. 1725 West Morton Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Midscale hotel
  • Pool is below average
  • Whirlpool did not have
Baymont Inn & Suites Jacksonville : 1914 Southbrooke Rd. 1914 Southbrooke Rd., Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check in time: 03:00
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jacksonville in Jacksonville 2501 Holliday Lane, Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
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Americas Best Value Inn 9918 Grand Ave., Beardstown, IL 62618 ~21.50 miles northwest of Jacksonville
  • Economical property
  • Comp. Breakfast
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Sleep Inn 3470 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 ~27.67 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • The majority of guests thought the tv was sub-standard
  • Terrific location
Quality Inn & Suites : 3442 Freedom Dr.
3442 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 ~27.68 miles east of Jacksonville
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Horrible vibe
  • Great shopping
Fairfield Inn in Springfield 3446 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 ~27.70 miles east of Jacksonville
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 3 floors in property
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Courtyard by Marriott : 3462 Freedom Dr. 3462 Freedom Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 ~27.70 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 78 rooms
  • Qualified staff
  • Beds were acceptable for 67%
Staybridge Suites Springfield South : 4231 Schooner Dr.
4231 Schooner Dr., Springfield, IL 62707 ~28.28 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Mid-scale Rural hotel
  • 82 rooms in hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield Sw in Springfield 2300 Chuckwagon Dr., Springfield, IL 62707 ~28.31 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Three Star property
  • Bar is amazing
  • Delicious food
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield - Springfield 1701 J David Jones Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62702 ~30.63 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Two star Airport hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
State House Inn 101 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701 ~30.83 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Three Star Highway hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy See policy
Comfort Inn & Suites - Springfield 3675 South 6th St., Springfield, IL 62703 ~30.88 miles east of Jacksonville
  • 2 star Highway hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Homestyle Inn & Suites
500 North 1st St., Springfield, IL 62702 ~30.91 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • Free breakfast available
  • AC needs updating
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
Mansion View Inn & Suites - Springfield 529 South 4th, Springfield, IL 62701 ~30.98 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Low-priced property
  • Check in: 15:00
Carpenter Street Hotel - Springfield 525 North 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702 Website ~31.26 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • World class service
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
La Quinta Inn Springfield
1121 Lejune Dr., Springfield, IL 62703 ~31.26 miles east of Jacksonville
  • 3-star hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield a Doubletree - Springfield 701 East Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701 Website ~31.27 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 310 rooms in property
  • AC needs updating
  • WiFi system needs upgrading
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Wyndham Springfield City Centre in Springfield 700 East Adams, Springfield, IL 62701 ~31.30 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
Baymont Inn & Suites Springfield Il 5871 South 6th St.frontage Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 ~31.34 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Affordable Lake hotel
  • 8 suites in hotel
  • The majority of guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette
  • Quiet surroundings
Days Inn Springfield : 5970 South 6th Street Rd. 5970 South 6th Street Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 ~31.36 miles east of Jacksonville
  • 2 star property
  • Check in: 11:00 AM
Motel 6 Springfield Illinois : 6011 South 6th Street Rd. 6011 South 6th Street Rd., Springfield, IL 62712 ~31.36 miles east of Jacksonville
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
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Many historic mansions from the early 1800s through the early 19th century remain lovingly preserved in downtown Jacksonville, often serving as museums now. Many of these mansions played host to Abraham Lincoln himself, who came to the city as a lawyer and developed friendships with key Jacksonville figures. He even gave a notable stump speech against slavery in the 1850s, on the campaign trail for John C. Fremont.

Visitors love “Looking for Lincoln” around town, spotting stovepipe hat signs around town that indicate notable Lincoln sites. Take a moment to make a rubbing on the sign, and you'll have a creative souvenir. Finally, take a photo with Lincoln's life-size statue on the Illinois College campus.

The town became a key station on the Underground Railroad, facilitating slaves on their clandestine flight north to Canada. Illinois College was known to be a progressive seat of abolition. In fact, the local conductor on the Underground Railroad was a Mr. Beecher, a relation of famous abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe. You can discover more of this fascinating history at Woodlawn Farm Underground Railroad Site.

When to Visit Jacksonville, IL

There's always something fun to do in Jacksonville, Illinois. The city enjoys four distinct seasons, each offering pleasant experiences for the whole family. However, the town's organized festivals and event options increase as the temperature rises. The season typically kicks off with the St. Patrick's Day parade in March and leads into the Rotary Club's bass tournament in April.

Lake Jacksonville is known as the top fishing spot in the State, easily accessible by Route 267, just 3 miles south of the city. Pull up to the boat dock, drop a line, and enjoy the view while you fish for bass, channel catfish, and bluegill. Other visitors prefer more active watersports, like skiing or boating. The summer months afford visitors the chance for a refreshing swim.

Each July, Midwesterners celebrate traditional folk handcraft at the River Country Quilt Show. Then, the 4th of July Celebration kicks off with a parade through downtown, followed by a kid's fishing tournament, fireworks, a flea market, games, and more at Nichols Park. The July festivities continue with the Morgan County Fair, the Kiwanis Golf Tournament, and the Crazy Horse Bluegrass Festival. If you plan to visit in July, be sure to secure a room well in advance, as hotels will fill up quickly!

Get active and enjoy the great outdoors at the town skate park or play a round at the Disc Golf Course. Godfrey Park/Play for All Park is a welcome refuge on the hottest days, with a fully accessible water play park. When you want to get away from the bustle and take a break, Emma Mae Leonhard Wildlife Sanctuary & Nature Trail offers shade and calm on a manageable 1/4-mile hike through the woods. Stick around in September — you won't want to miss the classic car show and drive-in!

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, IL: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. rate trends by star rating class in Jacksonville, IL. Browse these line graphs to calculate the best time to book a room in Jacksonville for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Jacksonville, IL

4 Star Average Prices: $141.50

When you visit Jacksonville, Illinois, you can embrace its stately past with a stay at the Blessings on State Bed and Breakfast. This bed and breakfast offers a chance to stay in a hotel property with historic character, convenient to all of Jacksonville's attractions. Intimate yet spacious, guestrooms feature unique furnishings like four-poster beds, tapestries, and artwork.

Book early to secure one of the two guestrooms, and you'll enjoy amenities like a fireplace, a claw-foot tub, and free breakfast served between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. daily. You'll enjoy the spread of frittata and fresh juice served in gold-rimmed stemware. You can relax and read on the Blessings on State's gracious front porch, feeling right at home.

This property is situated in Jacksonsville proper, so you'll be only minutes away from Illinois College, in case you're in town for graduation or a conference. Prairieland Heritage Museum is also located nearby. Children under age five can also stay with parents for free, provided they use existing bedding.

Affordable Hotels in Jacksonville, IL

3 Star Average Prices: $96.92

You won't believe the incredible hotel rates you'll find at the Baymont Inn & Suites Jacksonville. Guests who intend to stay for the long term can take advantage of even lower rates with a long-stay discount. This roadside motel is perfectly convenient to Jacksonville Lake and the fairgrounds.

This roadside motel welcomes guests with a bright, clean lobby, and the fresh, minimal designs carry through to the cozy bedrooms. Rooms include a fridge and a desk for guests' convenience, and select room layouts include a bedside jacuzzi tub. During your stay, be sure to take advantage of the fitness center and the daily complimentary breakfast and hot beverages. Before you head out, pick up the complimentary newspaper. The Baymont makes a great value hotel option for a short stay or a long one.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Jacksonville

2 Star Average Prices: $71.53

2 Star Hotel Prices in Jacksonville

Which Jacksonville hotels have real discounts?

Just miles from Jacksonville Lake and the Morgan County Fairgrounds, the Best Western Jacksonville Inn is a family favorite for vacations. It also offers excellent market rate values. Add a AAA discount to that, and you'll score an excellent discount at this hotel. Just be sure to show your AAA ID at check-in. This hotel may look average from its exterior, but you will be pleasantly surprised from the moment you check in.

Throughout the gabled building, you'll see elements of exposed brick, which are accented by red and adobe-colored walls. The real showstopper is the indoor pool area. Guests recommend paying a little extra for one of the larger suites, which overlook the pool and are well-soundproofed so you can simply enjoy the view of your kids splashing below. Rooms are also adjoining, making the property ideal for larger groups

The Best Western Jacksonville Inn also offers convenient in-room amenities like personal coffee makers, a mini fridge, and even spa tubs in some rooms. Breakfast is served each morning downstairs with an impressive spread of hot and cold foods and beverages to fuel you for the day.

Best Value Hotels in Jacksonville, IL

The Hampton Inn Jacksonville is a favorite local hotel for its all-around value offerings. Families love the indoor pool and free hot breakfast (including waffle bar and oatmeal with toppings). This hotel offers guestrooms that are budget-friendly and superior in comfort. Double beds are perfect for larger groups or families with kids.

Business travelers appreciate this Hampton Inn's 24-hour fitness center and business center. The hotel is also conveniently close to Jacksonville Lake and Illinois College. Busy folks on the run can take advantage of the hotel's “to-go” breakfasts and free hot coffee or tea.

If you've been on the road in a cramped family car for too long, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Jacksonville offers the perfect respite, earning high marks for its spacious rooms. This hotel's layout is as open as the Midwestern plains. For those seeking ample event space for personal or business events, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites' event spaces are large enough to accommodate large conferences or small meetings.

There's also plenty of room to splash and relax in the indoor pool and spa tub. Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is a delight for everyone. The hotel chain is known for its signature cinnamon rolls, but you can opt for something savory like hot sausage, bacon, eggs, and omelets, along with other continental breakfast favorites.

Curiosities Old and New in Jacksonville, IL

In 1893, Jacksonville resident W.E. Sullivan visited the World's Colombian Exposition in Chicago and was dumbstruck by the Ferris Wheel he saw there. As a bridge builder, he was uniquely equipped to begin making his own "Big Eli" wheels right in Jacksonville, Illinois. His first was unveiled at Jacksonville's own Central Park in 1900, and he established a factory in the city that has been making wheels ever since. Visitors may ride one in Community Park during the warmer months.

If you love old stately houses and artwork, the David Strawn Gallery should be on your itinerary. The imposing building dates to 1873, but today, the David Strawn home is the home of an art gallery. Gallery openings are free and open to the public. In addition to its contemporary works, the David Strawn Gallery boasts a fine collection of regional early Mississippi Native American pottery, as well as the Miriam Cowgur Allen doll collection.

After that, you can easily spend hours combing through Jacksonville's antique stores, book shops, and sewing emporiums. Unearth treasures from the past or pick up some supplies to make a new heirloom quilt. Whether you're looking for something old or something new, Jacksonville offers a wealth of curiosities and history to discover.

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