Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Springfield

1701 J. David Jones ParkwaySpringfield62702-2558USA
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About Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Springfield

The Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Springfield is conveniently located right across the street from the The Lincoln Tomb and War Memorials State Historic Site and just a short drive from the Illinois State Fair.

All rooms at this hotel come with private bathrooms, coffee makers, cable television channels, works desks, and ironing boards. Rooms also have guest-controlled heating and air conditioning units.

Hotel guests will have access to free Wi-Fi, a business center, meeting rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, fax machines, and copy services. There is an airport shuttle that is available through the hotel for a surcharge.

The Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Springfield serves a Rise and Dine continental breakfast every morning. Restaurants nearby include Casa Real North, Cook's Spice Rack & Chili, and Alexander's Steakhouse.

This hotel is 2.3 miles from the Old State Capitol, 2.7 miles from the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, and 3.2 miles from the Washington Park Botanical Garden.


1701 J. David Jones Parkway, Springfield, IL, 62702-2558, USA
Telephone: +1(217)5418762 | Fax: +1(217)5418774 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Gym
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Convenient location

Many guests have appreciated the hotel's location, as it is right across from The Lincoln Tomb and War Memorials State Historic Site and close to the grounds of the Illinois State Fair.

Good customer service

Past guests have enjoyed their interactions with the staff at this hotel, saying that they are friendly and willing to help out whenever there is a problem. This added value to this property for guests of the hotel.

Nice hotel grounds

Guests have said that the hotel grounds are beautiful and are kept in great shape. The property features an outdoor pool on these grounds, as well, which has been appreciated by hotel guests. Past guests have liked that the hotel is set up in a way that allows guests to keep an eye on their vehicles at night.

Negative Reviews

Things falling apart

This is an older motel and it is stating to look very run down. Guests have mentioned that numerous appliances and fixtures in the rooms are falling apart, which has made the rooms quite uncomfortable for guests of the property.

Smells like smoke

There have been numerous complaints about the rooms at this hotel smelling like smoke. Even guests who had booked non-smoking rooms have said that their rooms had a strong smoke smell when they first arrived at the hotel.

Doesn't feel safe

A number of guests have said that they didn't feel safe while staying at this hotel. This led to these guests not wanting to send much time at the hotel or its surrounding area. These guests thought that prostitution might have been going on at this property.

Rating Overview

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5.8 out of 10 based on 1489 reviews