Being the capital of Illinois, Springfield is brimming with interesting historical sites that attract visitors to this charming and pleasant city. Lodging in Springfield comes in a variety of choices, making it easy for travelers to pick something that fits their individual needs.
This historic bed and breakfast is a great reflection of the numerous landmarks that Springfield is home to. This centrally located B&B is full of the old world charm that one can only cultivate from careful preservation and attention to detail, while still providing all the essentials of modern living. Each room in the facility is equipped with air conditioning, television, private bathroom, and some rooms also have seating areas. The Inn is within walking distance to the Korean War Veteran National Museum & Library, and a 15-minute drive to the University of Illinois, Springfield. There is free shuttle service available at the Inn, and local bicycle rentals are also in the area.
Inn at 835 Historic Bed & Breakfast
Address: 835 S 2nd Street, Springfield, 62704, USA (see map)
Price: from 130 USD
The entirety of this restored 100-year-old home in the Washington Park area is available for travelers to call home while in Springfield. Showcasing architecture classic to cities of the mid-west, this home can accommodate up to seven guests with its three bedrooms, containing three queen beds, and one single bed to compliment its one and a half bathrooms. This Airbnb is approved as having all business essentials, as well as free parking on site. There is also outside seating on the back deck. Uber rides around the area are easy to obtain and, due to the home’s central location, affordable.
Historic West Side Home
Price: from 150 USD
Number of Guests: 7
With a fantastic view of the capitol building, the Hotel Wyndham Springfield City Centre is a great location for those looking for a traditional hotel in the middle of Springfield. Its high-rise construction makes this an impressive standout among the rest of the cityscape. Each room at the Wyndham is decorated in modern furnishings, and small appliances such as coffee makers, 32-inch televisions, and high speed Internet. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool, making it easy for travelers to swim, no matter what time of year they visit. The Nick and Nino’s Steakhouse overlooks the city from the top floor, with great panoramic views. The hotel is within walking distance to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library as well as other historical Springfield sites.
Hotel Wyndham Springfield City Centre
Address: 700 East Adams Street, Springfield, IL 62701, USA (see map)
Price: from 130 USD
A true bargain for the space, this four-bedroom, two and a half bathroom home is available for up to nine travelers. This accommodation is approved for business travelers, and is also child and pet friendly. There is an extra charge of 20 USD per night when more than 2 travelers are booked at this location, as well as a 100 USD cleaning fee. Guests can utilize the fully equipped kitchen as well as onsite parking and garages. The home is located near the Washington Park neighborhood, and is just s short drive to the main attractions of Springfield.
Modern home near Washington Park
Price: from 178 USD
Number of Guests: 9
This restored loft is outside Springfield in a neighboring small town called Petersburg, but its great space and value make it something I knew had to be included on this guide. The loft has 1 queen bed, 1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 air mattress, and 1 floor mattress, with which up to 9 guests can be accommodated. When over 4 guests are booked for this loft, there is a 5 USD per night fee, in addition to a 25 USD cleaning fee. The loft comes with free use of its gas fireplace, private deck, and multiple television services. Parking is available in front of the loft, and the host is available should guests need their assistance during their stay.
The Loft on the Square
Price: from 103 USD
Number of Guests: 9
This classic Victorian B&B is located south of Springfield in Taylorville, but for those in search of an authentic B&B experience, this is where you’ll find it. This individual B&B has 8 rooms in total, and each room has its own bed and private bathroom. Guests will have access to their own room, as well as the common areas of the B&B. Each room features either a gas or electric fireplace. Pets are not allowed, but the hosts can recommend some pet lodging companies in the area. There is a 2 night minimum stay, and the host notes that this may not be the best accommodation for families with small children.
Taylorville Victorian Bed and Breakfast
Price: from 135 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Another large hotel for those looking for a more traditional lodging option, the Crown Plaza is located in the Southeast corner of Springfield’s City center. All rooms have a 42-inch television, coffeemaker, and miniature fridge alongside their modern décor. There are a variety of room options, that can accommodate up to four guests. The Crowne Plaza is home to two on-site dining options, the Rosewood Dining Room, and the more casual option, the Mahogany Bar and Grille. The hotel also features a sauna, hot tub, indoor pool and a rooftop deck that provides spectacular views of the whole of Springfield. The hotel is just a short car ride to the many historical sites of Springfield, and free shuttle service is available to and from the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and the Amtrak Station.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Springfield
Address: 3000 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703, USA (see map)
Price: from 150 USD
Located in central Springfield, the President Abraham Lincoln is just a block away from the Old State Capitol, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. This hotel features a variety of room types that can accommodate up to four guests per room. Wi-Fi is included in your room fee and is available in every guest-room, along with a flat screen television, and coffeemaker. The hotel also has a gym and indoor pool available for use during your stay. There are two on-site restaurants at the hotel, Lindsay’s Restaurant that serves American breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and the Globe Tavern, which serves cocktails and small plates. This Doubletree also features an extensive business center that is open to guests.
President Abraham Lincoln - A Doubletree by Hilton
Address: 701 East Adams Street, Springfield, IL 62701, USA (see map)
Price: from 125 USD
A convenient combination
Springfield’s availability of historic B&Bs, traditional hotels, and trendy Airbnbs make it a great place for finding quality and affordable lodging. And with its variety of historical sites open to the public, Springfield would make a great location for any traveler looking to make their own close experience with history.
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