The Route 66 Hotel and Conference Center is locally owned and operated in the heart of Springfield, Illinois on the historic Route 66 only hours from Chicago and St. Louis. Take a nostalgic trip into the past while you stay with us. From the moment you walk in, you’ll realize that we’re not just another hotel and conference center. Our beautifully remodeled facility features a unique “mini museum” with an array of vehicles, signs and articles from the recent past for an authentic Route 66 experience. The hotel was the first Holiday Inn on the Route 66 and opened in the 1950s.
Guest Rooms and Suites
Our 108 guest rooms have all the comforts of home with remote control cable TV’s, clock radios, coffee pots, microwave, mini-fridge, plus FREE local calls, and automated wake-up calls. Non-smoking and handicap accessible rooms can accommodate those with special requests. Check out our Executive suites for room to spread out – and family friendly fun! Splurge in one of our Jacuzzi suites where you can relax away the cares of your day in a spacious living area that features a refrigerator, wet bar and microwave for your convenience. Ask about our special group rates for groups of 10 or more.
Route 66 Hotel Amenities
Our outdoor pool is a great place to swim or sunbathe, and is open from late May thru early September. We have guest laundry services available and can provide all hotel guests with FREE passes to a full-service health club located one block from our facility.
Route 66 Conference Center and Wedding Venue
The Route 66 Hotel & Conference Center is the perfect venue for your wedding, meeting or special event. Our spacious Banquet and Convention Center has over 4,000 square feet to accommodate any function. We can host up to 300 guests or as few as 5 to 25. Center pieces, color packs, copy, fax, Internet access, and audio-visual equipment rental are available. Our friendly staff is always available to insure that every detail is in order to make your event an enjoyable one. Our banquet rooms offer a charming setting for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, class reunions, etc. Our kitchen and catering staff can provide everything you need for a simple buffet breakfast to an elegant plated dinner.
Route 66 Mother Road Diner, Bar and Gaming Center
Our newly updated Route 66 Mother Road Diner specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and appetizers. Stop in for our fabulous Friday Night Fish Fry – and be sure to try out our horseshoes, pizza or famous Broasted Chicken! Stop in for breakfast before you hit the road – we’re conveniently located near the crossroads of I55, I74 and I72!
Relax in our Route 66 Bar which has slot machines / video gaming, dart boards, pool tables, arcade games, and numerous TV’s to watch your favorite sports game and keep the kids entertained while you relax – we are a family-friendly hotel! We offer the same great food as the diner and a full bar with draft beer on tap. Try our 66 Slammer in a Commemorative Route 66 glass!