The State House Inn

One-Night Stay for Two at The State House Inn in Springfield, IL

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Restored Downtown Capital Hotel Close to Historic Attractions

In contrast to its own sleekly modern, slate-gray façade, the State House Inn is surrounded by history. Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, it stands just across the street from the zinc-domed capitol building and within easy walking distance of several significant sites relating to hometown hero Abraham Lincoln. These include the home where he lived for 17 years, the offices where he practiced law, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which houses hundreds of artifacts including Honest Abe's legendary stovepipe hat (tickets to the museum are included with this Getaway).

The State House Inn first opened its doors in 1961 and has recently undergone a multimillion-dollar renovation to restore it to its midcentury glory. In 2011, mayor J. Michael Houston recognized the hotel for its refurbishments, calling the inn a "vital component of downtown Springfield" and praising the building's face-lift for preserving the city's architectural and commercial history. Retro, early-'60s touches can be seen throughout the hotel, from the molded plastic chairs in the cocktail lounge to the clean lines and mod furnishings in the guest rooms.

Springfield, Illinois: Lincoln Landmarks on Route 66

Springfield proudly upholds its duties as the capital of the Land of Lincoln—a slew of important places from the 16th president's life are carefully maintained here. In addition to the Lincoln home and his presidential library, you can visit his tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery and the train depot where he bid farewell to his friends and neighbors before departing for Washington, DC.

Located along the famous Route 66, Springfield is also home to slices of quirky Americana such as Cozy Dog, a drive-in diner that claims to have invented the batter-coated wiener on a stick. Architecture buffs, meanwhile, can tour Frank Lloyd Wright's 12,000-square-foot Dana-Thomas House, an early example of the famed designer's Prairie style.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Stay for two in a deluxe room with two tickets to Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and two house welcome drinks

  • Option 1: $79, valid for check-in Sunday–Thursday from 9/1/12 to 10/31/12 (up to a $131 value)
  • Option 2: $79, valid any day of the week from 11/1/12 to 1/31/13 (up to a $146 value)

Book by: 10/26/12

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Free hot breakfast buffet
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bath & Body Works bath products

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 10/26/12 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 10/31 or 1/31/13
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservations required, subject to availability
  • Must cancel by 4pm day of arrival or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in and consume alcohol
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 12% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Deluxe Two Double Beds

  • Two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for guests 13 or older; kids 12 or younger stay for free

Deluxe One Queen Bed

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 3, with rollaway
  • Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for guests 13 or older; kids 12 or younger stay for free

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for $10 per night
  • Smoking policy: smoking rooms available upon request during booking
  • Pet policy: no pets allowed inside the property
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available during booking or at check-in for an additional cost.

Getting There

  • By plane: 4 miles from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI)
  • By car: 200 miles southwest of Chicago; 100 miles northeast of St. Louis
  • By train: less than half a mile from the Springfield Amtrak station

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