I travel for business quit extensively for business and almost always stay at IHG properties. I've stayed at several Staybridge Suites hotels over the years and usually love them. However, this one completely underwhelmed me. Upon check-in they never acknowledged that I was an IHG platinum member and was never offered an upgraded room from a studio suite to a larger suite. Trust me, by the number of cars in the parking lot, there were plenty of vacant rooms.
The staff was ok, but not overly friendly and the food offered that evening was average to below average. The rooms also did not have flat screen TVs. Really? It's time to upgrade. The room was clean, though, so it was not a complete disappointment and it is right off I-72, so it is convenient. With a little more effort from the staff and a few amenity upgrades, it could be a much better hotel. The next time I'm in Springfield, I will be staying at the HIE or Crown Plaza.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Staybridge Suites is an all suites extended-stay hotel in Springfield, Illinois, home of Abraham Lincoln and The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Each suite is designed for maximum flexibility and adaptability to meet all of your individual needs. Whether you are relocating to the area, on a project assignment, or just getting away for the weekend, Staybridge Suites has what you want! Staybridge offers 3 different suite room types; Studio, One-Bedroom, and Two-Bedroom. All suites contain a fully equipped kitchen, living room, 2-line telephone, direct in-room phone#, voice mail, and free high speed wireless Internet and wired Internet access. Hotel amenities include 24-hour service desk, complimentary breakfast bar, evening Sundowner reception(Mon-Thur), fitness center, business center, swimming pool, free guest laundry facility and complimentary shuttle service (8:00 am-6:00pm). The Staybridge Suites is located within a few miles of downtown Springfield, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, White Oaks Mall, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana Thomas House. We are located off of I-72 and Route 4 at exit #93 in Prairie Crossing, Southwest Springfield. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Staybridge Suites South Hotel Springfield
- Staybridge Suites Springfield