12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Springfield, Illinois - Updated 2022

Virginia Maryann Dcruz
Virginia Maryann Dcruz 

People who are interested in exploring the life of the 16th US president Abraham Lincoln can head to Springfield, Illinois. The city is also the capital of the state of Illinois and so there are plenty of things to do and places to see. Among the things do see in the city is the Lincoln house which is a historic site. Also located in the city are the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Illinois State Museum, over two dozen parks, and malls. As the area around the city of Springfield has a lot of attractions, you get to experience more of them if you book a place to stay nearby. So if you pick one from among the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Springfield, Illinois, you can plan a unique trip with minimum hassle.

1. The Phoenix House (from USD 100)

This is the Phoenix House, a historical two-bedroom home renovated to once again accommodate guests. Built in 1889, this home features a rich history complemented with modern standards to ensure a comfortable stay. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher for your cooking and dining needs. There is also a dedicated workspace, WiFi, and a smart TV for your convenience and entertainment.

Located in the Vinegar Hills neighborhood, this home is close to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and downtown shopping district.

The Phoenix House
Springfield, Illinois, United States
164 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are a couple apartments upstairs above the space but the neighbors were quiet and friendly
the washer and dryer are in the unfinished basement down narrow stairs but not a problem doing laundry
the bed in the master bedroom was extremely comfortable
the kitchen and bathroom are well stocked with everything a traveler might need or want
very clean and beautifully decorated
very clean and decorated so nicely
everything was very clean and the beds were so comfortable
the whole apartment was impeccably clean and comfortable
place was very clean and comfortable
the host is amazing and responds quick
the host are also very responsive and accommodating
the host was immediately responsive and very helpful with any questions
awesome place to stay friendly host very communicative
the hosts definitely put time and effort into their property and the love is clearly evident
great location and spacious accommodations
and the location is ideal very close to main attractions
nice location as well
the house is super close to many attractions
the phoenix house is an amazing location and experience
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2. home near Lincoln's Church (from USD 112)

Start your adventures around Springfield from this one-bedroom home for up to two guests. Built in the 1890s with Victorian-era design, this home showcases its rich history while maintaining the modern standards many are accustomed to. The large bedroom comes with a fireplace for your comfort, and there is a private porch where you can sit back and enjoy some coffee or tea. There is even a dedicated workspace and WiFi if you need to do some work.

This home is near several restaurants, shops, and attractions like the Old State Capitol, Lincoln’s Church (First Presbyterian Church), the Illinois State Museum, and the Old Capitol Farmer’s Market.

The Guest House
Springfield, Illinois, United States
147 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a kitchen sitting area two bedrooms and a fun balcony
cute balcony cozy bathtub sunny and comfortable
the space is great -- it's bigger than i imagined and the bed is super comfortable
it was absolutely beautiful with all the windows and light that flooded the rooms
the place was clean and beautiful and jay was extremely friendly
super clean large space in a fantastic location
great place as described: clean roomy cozy comfy
clean charming apartment near the lincoln attractions
the apartment had nice space very clean
jay was a perfect host
jay was a great host
ray was a super host
jay is a great host
jay is a great host: pleasant communicative flexible and knowledgeable
this location is great for getting around in springfield
vintage chic decor with an amazing location
great location within walking distance to lincoln's home and museum
location to downtown was excellent and parking was a breeze
walking distance to many attractions and a microbrewery right around the corner with great food as well
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3. Striking, modern-style farmhouse (from USD 106)

If you stay at this farmhouse that boasts modern décor, you can explore the area near a lake that is located nearby. This vacation rental is a good option if you plan to visit Dana Thomas House that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Prairie School style and is about 6.4km (3.9 mi) away. The home is also located close to a microbrewery and pubs serving local beer. Among the amenities in the home that can accommodate five guests are WiFi, free parking, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Farmhouse style with city living near the lake.
Springfield, Illinois, United States
126 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the extra bathroom amenities were perfect
comfortable beds great wifi
our teenager slept on the couch and said it was quite comfortable
the mattresses and pillows were very comfortable
every inch of this house was perfectly clean
a very nice clean and quiet place
a clean quiet neighborhood with a great garage for your car
all appliances appear to be new and cupboards are clean and freshly painted
very clean and tyler and amy are very responsive and helpful
host is quick to reply and very helpful
the owner was extremely nice and helpful
he was a very responsive host
host communication was excellent
friendly fun neighbours too
great location for our needs
great location with easy access to all that is springfield
very cute and comfortable place
cute place great location that is close to springfield must-dos but a quiet neighborhood
great place great city to spend a weekend
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4. Beautiful apartment with a circular living room

At this studio-styled apartment that has a round sitting room, you can unwind in peace after a day out exploring the city. The vintage apartment has hardwood floors and is located within a Victorian home that was built in the 1890s. From the rental, guests can easily walk to the State Capitol, while the downtown area of the city and other attractions are about 10 minutes away. The apartment includes a porch and a kitchenette is equipped with appliances for heating and storing food.

The Round Room Studio
Springfield, Illinois, United States
296 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of little extras like games coffee and tv
all of the kitchen amenities one would expect and a great shower too
the apartment was super clean and wifi worked without a problem
the space was comfortable and i would stay again in a second
the bed is super comfortable and the tv has everything anyone will ever need
everything was very clean
sparkling clean which is so appreciated during covid
clean and very well furnished
the place was very clean nice and cozy
it was cozy clean and comfortable
claire is a great host
claire was highly responsive and welcoming
she was a fantastic host who responded almost instantly
claire was an amazing host and i will definitely stay here again
claire is a wonderful host and communication is top notch
great location close to downtown
beautiful historic home close enough to walk to the cute restaurants downtown
this cozy spot is super close to downtown springfield
really cute place and very cozy
in a safe area within walking distance of city centre
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5. Vintage-style abode (from USD 187)

This home, which was constructed in the 1890s in the Victorian style, covers a large area. It has three bedrooms and there is space for up to ten guests to stay comfortably. Among the five beds are two king beds, two single beds, and one double bed. The home is located within walking distance from many historical landmarks and also the State Capitol. Amenities include a large deck that provides a good view of the surroundings while the stained-glass windows provide a nice touch to the interior of the house.

The Big Green House by the Capitol
Springfield, Illinois, United States
289 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy the temperature in the house was comfortable and all amenities were provided
we really enjoyed the side porch area with table and chairs to enjoy lunch outside
beds were comfortable plenty of hot water good water pressure and ac units throughout kept it very comfortable
loved the dedicated parking large deck and two bathrooms with showers
the beds were comfortable with quality linens
great experience and very clean
very nice and clean place
very clean and spacious home
everything was clean and in working order
great clean stay 10/10 would stay again
the host are great
bill is an extremely nice host
bill & jen were great hosts and were very quick with every reply
bill and jen are wonderful hosts
bill and jen were responsive to any questions we had
close to many of springfield’s best points of interest
it is in a wonderful location for exploring downtown springfield
perfect and safe location downtown
it's close to everything and super easy to find
this is a great place to stay walking distance to the historic area if you’re so inclined
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6. Spacious mansion with hardwood floors

At this large, 5-bedroom home, there is space for up to 12 guests. The home is located in the quiet Briarcliff neighborhood and guests can relax after touring the attractions located nearby which include the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. There are six beds provided to guests and the amenities include free parking available on the street. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances and silverware, and there are WiFi and laundry facilities available.

The Briarcliff Manse
Springfield, Illinois, United States
79 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very spacious house snacks water and bathroom amenities were great additions
great place with plenty of room for multiple families
larger than we needed (so the value was spectacular) immaculately clean on a very quiet street
comfortable clean and conveniently located
lovely homey very clean this is an amazing home very spacious and quiet location
jeanna was extremely helpful and responsive
our host thought of everything from providing snacks and water to travel toothbrushes and mouthwash absolutely awesome
jeana was absolutely terrific she was nice easily reachable helpful — you name it
beds were incredibly comfortable and she had so many little helpful touches
wish we could give this 10 stars instead of 5 jeana was a great host
we walked around the neighborhood extensively as well it was nice to walk quiet felt safe as well
jeena’s place was great it’s in a good location and she was so accommodating and quick to respond
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7. Dwelling with charming and bright décor (from USD 75)

Featuring charming décor and furnishing, this house has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to six guests. Two bedrooms have queen beds and an inflatable bed and sofa are also available. The vacation rental is located quite close to Lincoln Park and provides a good view of it. Additionally, guests can travel to several areas within the city easily and visit attractions. The amenities in the home include a smart TV, free parking, and a fully equipped kitchen.

The Purple Awning House at Lincoln Park
Springfield, Illinois, United States
411 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable the air conditioners worked great
spacious and comfortable with many thoughtful amenities
there is air conditioning in both bedrooms comfortable beds and welcoming decor
beds were comfortable and the internet worked very well
the beds were comfy and we loved the fun funky decor
everything was clean and well maintained
very clean and better than expected
it is however clean and worked fine
very responsive communication the house is clean and has all amenities
this house was sparkling clean
bill and jen were great hosts
bill and jen are friendly and cheerful and replied to our questions promptly
the hosts were very quick to respond to inquiries and provided helpful hints
very nice responsive host
the host will take care of you and they have everything you need to be comfortable
the location is excellent also
great location and quiet
great location very comfortable spot
and its location is great
great location and nice place i loved being close to the park
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8. Beautiful Victorian home in an ideal location (from USD 95)

This Victorian-style home was built in 1899 and you can enjoy quick access to several attractions in the city of Springfield from here. The home is located close to the West Side quarter of the city and there are a number of shops, places to eat, and medical facilities in the area. There are three bedrooms and there is space for nine guests to stay comfortably. A total of seven beds are available for guests to use and amenities include a dining table in a spacious room and a kitchen that is equipped with appliances for cooking meals.

West Side 1Story
Springfield, Illinois, United States
51 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space had all the necessary amenities was cute and comfortable
they provide many extra touches (luxurious towels kitchen gadgets coffee/tea/condiments) that make your stay even more enjoyable
the beds were extremely comfortable with very high quality sheets and blankets
updated and modern amenities and little touches like a phone charger and snacks were awesome
the beds were very comfortable
it was very clean and comfortable
lovely clean space that feels like a second home
great place to start our civil war tour the house was really clean and comfortable
very clean spacious well equipped kitchen and just like home
the interior is spotless with a nice layout & decorated with a combo of contemporary & vintage charm
kevin and stacey are excellent hosts
kevin & stacey were excellent hosts were warm and professional
the owners made it so easy for us
our stay here was amazing; kevin and stacey were wonderful and responsive hosts
they were great communicators and kind thoughtful & helpful hosts
the location was perfect
the location is perfect for visiting historic springfield and beautiful washington park
this house is in a great location in the heart of springfield
it is close to many attractions restaurants and areas of interest
it’s big well located and beautiful
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9. Victorian period house at Market Street

While staying at this Victorian period house that was built in the 1860s, you can experience a bit of the history of the area. The house was once owned by a couple that operated a bakery in the vicinity and it has two bedrooms and is able to accommodate up to six guests. As it has been renovated extensively, the home has a slew of new appliances and a fully equipped kitchen. It is located close to several important areas in the city and guests can easily walk to the State Capitol building.

The Market Street House
Springfield, Illinois, United States
73 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
it is cute clean and comfortable we would gladly stay again
jennifer is a great host
perfect location and beautifully decorated
jennifer’s place on market st is a great location in springfield
great location very nicely furnished and a great value for the whole house
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10. Sunny 19th-century flat (from USD 88)

At this striking apartment located on the second floor of a building, guests can easily access 6th Street that is directly below it. The flat that dates back to the 19th century is in the downtown area of Springfield and guests can access it using a combination key. The apartment is quite spacious and it has one bedroom. It is designed to accommodate up to two guests. It is outfitted with new furniture and it has huge windows that keep the interior well-lit.

Walk to Lincoln Sites~Private Downtown Apartment
Springfield, Illinois, United States
83 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and very fast wifi that made our work easy to accomplish
the view was great and the bed was very comfortable
loved the big windows in the living room that look down on 6th street
the apartment itself was very clean and cozy
comfortable and clean and felt like home
the apartment was clean comfortable and in a great location
above a storefront very cozy and clean
the place was super clean and we really enjoyed sitting on the back balcony
tom is an excellent host
thanks for being a great host highly recommends this space
tom is an amazing host the place was super clean and had nice books to look through
the hosts were excellent with their communication and we arrived and settled in without any problems
great location in downtown springfield
great place in the heart of downtown springfield
this is a great location to downtown shops restaurants and historic sites
location is awesome personal touches and snacks were great
second stay at this location only continues to get better
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11. Brightly decorated rental in a historic building (from USD 83)

Recently redecorated, this studio-style flat is located in the downtown area of the city and is part of the historic Fisher-Latham building. Guests who rent the flat can easily access the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum which is nearby. The flat is on the third floor and it has a queen bed in its one bedroom. It has space to accommodate two guests and welcome snacks are provided. Around the flat, there are a number of restaurants and areas to experience the nightlife in the city.

Historic Fisher-Latham Bldg Apt.~Museums~DOWNTOWN
Springfield, Illinois, United States
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic a larger space than i expected with an amazingly comfortable memory foam bed
beautiful apartment great amenities incredibly clean and in an ideal location
very clean and comfortable
cute and clean private and quiet
very clean and easy check-in
super clean and perfect location
as soon as we walked in the door it smelled fresh and clean
the owners are very attentive and thoughtful with some special touches
the hosts were wonderful and i highly recommend staying in their place if you visit springfield
tom has been very responsive and accommodative
location is amazing everything is within walking distance
great place in great location for reasonable price
awesome location and huge for a studio apartment
great location and surprisingly quiet for being downtown
we walk to dinner at a great italian restaurant and we walk to the lincoln museum
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12. Historic and charming home

This is a large home that has three bedrooms, which come with one king bed and two queen-sized beds. The home’s historic features include the original wood fixtures, chandeliers, and attractive hardwood flooring. The area in which the home is situated is safe and quiet. Amenities in the home include free parking and a fully equipped kitchen for cooking meals. It is located close to the downtown area of the city which is about five minutes away by road.

Bell Estate- historic charming house
Springfield, Illinois, United States
142 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable and the internet worked very well
the house had plenty of space and was very comfortable
get a professional house cleaner someone like my house cleaner that actually cleans mold out of bathrooms
great stay the one small tv in the living room was hard
we loved having space for 4 people to cook and talk in the kitchen
clean and comfy
everything was very clean
very clean and welcoming
beautiful place extremely clean and nice area
very clean and great to have the space of the whole house
hosts were great definitely recommend
fantastic home and host very accommodating
beautiful home and amazing host
lindsey was an amazing host responding quickly to any questions we had
super responsive and helpful hosts
perfect location for us
great location for the event we attended
i would definitely recommend this location to anyone
fantastic location for lincoln land travelers
would recommend or stay at at this location ahain
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Historic and modern Springfield create a fascinating mix

Experiencing the historic aspects and modern attractions of Springfield is easy when you opt for great accommodations, like hotels with smoking rooms or a vacation rental. At a vacation rental, you can take your time to plan your holiday and explore the unique architecture of the city as well as its many historic sites. Book an Airbnb now and look forward to a unique stay!

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