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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We recently stayed at the State House Inn in Springfield, and are very glad we did. Here are the positives: *Very well done refurbishment preserving the 60s look and feel - very Mad Men lobby is just the start *Comfy room!!!! Comfy bed, lots of hot water, pleasant feel, well laid out - modernist without feeling stark *Everything very clean... More 

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Ada, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Traveled to Springfield for a overnight before heading on to St. Louis to visit the Lincoln Museum and the Frank Lloyd Wright Dana-Thomas house (both great). Wanted a hotel that allowed us to walk to restaurants, etc. to help get us out of the car from our road trip. Hotel lobby is very well remodeled and love the terrazzo floors.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Our family decided to take part of our Spring Break in Springfield as a historical trip.We picked The State House Inn since it was in the heart of Springfield right next to the Capital. So the Location is excellent. The price was good about $105/nite. The parking was fine and lobby clean. The Front Desk was very accomdating and provide... More 

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joejeter, Owner at The State House Inn - an Ascend Collection Hotel, responded to this review

I just wanted to make a few comments about this Guest's comments. First, the Hotel is the youngest building in Springfield to be Historically designated. The "International Style" of Architecture embraced the new technologies of Concrete, Steel & Glass. It is NOT a converted Office building. Our Suites have a separate bedroom with a locking solid core door. The Living... More 

Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Took our three grand children to see all the Lincoln venues in Springfield. Had a suite with a rollaway bed and it worked out fine. Free breakfast was excellent. Staff has been unfailingly nice on every one of our three visit. I recommend the State House Inn anyone visiting Springfield, Ill.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had a suite and it was very roomy. The retro furniture, some vintage and some reproduction, is very fun to see throughout the hotel. The staff at check-in was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean. Coffee in rooms was a nice feature for the early risers who awake before breakfast is served on the 1st floor. The... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Friendly staff, clean rooms, nicely sized. Coffee maker in the rooms. Only drawback was bad TV. Good breakfast, featuring eggs, bacon, waffles cereal. Abundant parking. Great location situated across from the capital and reasonably priced. I would stay there again

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Denver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Our room was great ... clean, modern, big enough. Breakfast was well above average. The location can't be beat. It one block from the state capitol and easy walking distance to the Lincoln Museum, Library and House, all of which are outstanding. There is a bar in the hotel. We wished it served food other than popcorn. Parking is free... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

The hotel itself was great; clean, quiet, comfortable, great location, super staff but for one staff member's failure to know the hotel processing of debit cards, failure to take a second card at the time of check-in and her decision to do things her own way. Also, the complimentary breakfast was not so good, powdered eggs, low-end sausage, no pastries,... More 

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joejeter, Owner at The State House Inn - an Ascend Collection Hotel, responded to this review

We really do appreciate when Guests review our hotel even if they are not necessarily positive reviews. From time to time we do make mistakes and getting feedback, especially on a public forum like TripAdvisor, keeps us on our toes. This particular review however seems to have wandered off track. They spent most of the review talking about things that... More 

Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I booked the property via Airbnb because that's always my first default search before doing anything else. Joe, I believe the manager, was very responsive, so it was a easy process. This hotel is centrally located (walking distance) to downtown Lincoln attractions, with good reviews. In retrospect, I was lucky to find this value gem. I really dig the retro... More 

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St. Louis
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We stayed one night in this hotel so we could visit the Lincoln Museum. I chose this hotel for it's location and great reviews and we were not disappointed. The room definitely had a retro vibe, which I thought was unique. Everything was clean and well-kept. I love the little things--bath and body soaps, robes, complimentary waters. The continental breakfast... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The State House Inn is the only major hotel in downtown Springfield, Illinois to offer a complimentary full hot breakfast, super fast hotel wide WiFi and parking. The combined value of these complimentary goods/services make us, by far, the best value in Springfield. Also, when we say "Breakfast", we mean a real breakfast with eggs, breakfast meats, potatoes, biscuits & gravy, waffles, cereals, yogurt, muffins, toast, juices, Seattle's Best coffee & teas, etc. You could easily spend $10/person replicating our breakfast in a restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The State House Inn - an Ascend Collection Hotel

Address: 101 East Adams Street, Springfield, IL 62701
Region: United States > Illinois > Springfield
Price Range: $118 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The State House Inn - an Ascend Collection Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Clarion Collection Springfield
Clarion Springfield
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Springfield
#10 Romantic Hotel in Springfield
#16 Business Hotel in Springfield
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“Beware, when trying to find this hotel, the presidents are all one way. (Streets, with presidents' names, go one way only)”
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