President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center


President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center

The President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center is ideally located near downtown historic sites and the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. It is the only hotel that has an underground concourse leading directly into the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Amenities include an indoor pool and fitness room, as well as Lindsay’s Restaurant, open for all three meals, and The GLOBE Tavern, open for lunch.

701 E. Adams St. (Cross Street: S. Seventh St.)
Springfield, Il 62701
Direct Reservation Number: (217) 544-8800
Reservation Fax: (217) 544-9607
Toll-Free Reservation Number: (866) 899-8039

Price Category: Mid-range

8 wheelchair adapted rooms, 0 with roll-in shower

Wheelchair adapted room types

  • Standard
  • Non-Smoking
  • Smoking
  • 1 Bed (king)
  • 2 Beds (double)

Reservations/Customer Service

  • Block accessible rooms when reserved
  • Reserve adaptive equipment in advance
  • Room service available
  • Laundry service available


  • Property will arrange wheelchair accessible transport with advance notice (complimentary)
    • Use local paratransit, Access Springfield
    • 24-hour advance notice required

Parking/Loading Zone

  • Accessible loading zone
  • Valet
  • Nearest offsite public parking lot/garage
    • Public Parking Garage
    • 7th and Washington
    • Connects to hotel by elevator, levels 1H and 2H
  • Guests with adapted vans with raised roofs may also arrange to park on the hotel driveway


  • Written evacuation procedure for guest with disabilities
  • Staff trained on how to evacuate guests with disabilities
  • Guests with disabilities are flagged in computer
  • Printout/list of guests with disabilities is created each day/shift

Features for People with Service Animals

  • Nearest grassy/dog relief area
    • Location—8th and Adams at Convention Center

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Features for People with Hearing Loss

  • Strobe fire alarms in public areas/hallways
  • Strobe fire alarms in restrooms
  • Strobe fire alarms in accessible guest rooms - Bedroom only
  • TTY for guest room
  • TTY for staff
    • Location—Switchboard
  • Visual alert for door
  • Visual alert for phone
  • Strobe smoke detector
  • Vibrating alarm clock
  • Volume control on guest room phones
  • Visual indicators in elevator

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Features for People with Vision Loss

  • Hotel information in Braille
  • Hotel information in Large Print
  • Restaurant menu in Braille
  • Orientation to public areas/guestroom
  • Elevator has audible indicators
  • Height clearance at least 80"
  • No undetectable protruding objects in path of travel
  • Braille/Tactile Signage: elevator controls, hoistways, guestrooms, restrooms, emergency exits
  • Interior Signage: large print, high contrast, non-glare

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Accessible Entrance

  • Level entry
  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • 2 doors in series-adequate space between
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Automatic door


  • Lowered concierge desk
  • Note
    • Paperless check-in, staff come around counter to assist

Assistive Equipment for Guests with Physical Disabilities

  • Wheelchair
  • Shower chair (with back)
  • Step Stool
  • Mini-refrigerator on request
    • Additional fee except for medical purposes
  • Rollaway bed
    • Additional fee

Accessible Restaurants and Bars

  • Lindsay's (See restaurant listings)
    • Accessible restroom in restaurant or nearby
  • The Globe Tavern
    • Bar has accessible table/service

Accessible Facilities/Amenities

  • Fitness Room-free weights available
  • Pool with steps and rails into water
  • Ice Machine
  • Business Center with Internet
  • Meeting rooms
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Vending Machines
  • Locker Room/Changing Facilities
    • Accessible restroom

Accessible Public Restroom

  • Men's and Women's
  • Location—Lobby
  • Entry door at least 32" clearance
  • Space in restroom to maneuver-5' by 5' or T-shaped space to turn
  • Wheelchair stall 60" by 58"/60" minimum
  • Stall door at least 32" clearance
  • Stall door swings out or has clearance beyond door swing
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Lateral transfer space at least 30" wide
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Towels/soap/vending within reach-48" or less from floor
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type


  • Door clearance at least 36"
  • Car size at least 54" x 80" with centered door or 54" x 68" with side door
  • Elevator controls 54" or less

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Guestroom 619

  • Room near elevator/lobby
  • Standard

Guestroom Bed Type/Features

  • One king bed
  • 36" space on at least one side of bed
  • Bed Height 26"


  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Lever handles
  • Door weight 5 lb. max
  • Maneuvering clearance inside door 18" minimum
  • Lowered peephole

Guestroom Features

  • Space to maneuver/turn
  • 36" path to all elements
  • Phone and light in reach of bed
  • Lowered Controls: door locks, thermostat, electric sockets, light switches
  • No tight grasping/twisting: door locks, light switches
  • Note
    • Desk lacks knee clearance

Guest Bathroom

  • Door swings out/slides or has clearance beyond door swing
  • Lever/easy grasp door handles
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Lowered amenities: hair dryer, robe hook
  • Tub-shower Combination
    • Adjustable, hand-held shower head
    • Controls are lever/easy grasp
  • Notes
    • Small bathroom with limited space to maneuver
    • No lateral transfer space
    • 31" door clearance

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All lodgings listed have the following features/policies (except where noted):

  • Wheelchair accessible entrance, hallways, restrooms and public areas
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms with roll-in showers
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms that are non-smoking
  • Lowered controls in elevators
  • Garage/lot nearby with designated accessible spaces (if not onsite)
  • Dog relief area onsite or within 2 blocks
  • Policy to block a specific adapted room for guests with disabilities
  • Policy to reserve adaptive equipment in advance
  • Written evacuation procedure for guests with disabilities
  • Staff training on evacuating guests with disabilities
  • Procedure to flag guests with disabilities in computer and generate printouts
  • Orientation for guests with vision loss
  • Policy to accept service animals with no fees/deposit

Please note:
An access specialist with Open Doors Organization surveyed the properties listed. Only one or two guest rooms per hotel were surveyed and access details reported here reflect those particular rooms. Other accessible rooms may have different features. We advise you to call ahead to confirm the information contained in Easy Access Springfield.

This is not a complete list of all the accessible lodging in Springfield and their listing in this guide is not an endorsement by Open Doors Organization

The access features reported in this guide are not intended to reflect compliance with any local, state or federal building codes or guidelines. It is not the intent of this guide to certify or guarantee that the businesses and properties listed meet any of the required accessibility codes and laws.