Ramada Limited


Ramada Limited

The Ramada Limited is located just off I-55 but nonetheless offers a quiet environment for peaceful sleep. Just next door is a lake with running track and the Boulder Creek Fun Park. Also nearby on N. Dirksen are the Northeast Shopping Area and numerous restaurants. All of Springfield's attractions, including the Illinois State Fairgrounds, are in easy reach. Continental breakfast is included.

3281 Northfield Dr. (Cross Street: N. Dirksen Pkwy.)
Springfield, Il 62701
Direct Reservation Number: (217) 523-4000
Reservation Fax: (217) 523-4080
Toll-Free Reservation Number: (800) 272-6232

Price Category: Budget

4 wheelchair adapted rooms, 1 with roll-in shower

Wheelchair adapted room types

  • Standard
  • Non-Smoking
  • Connecting
  • Ground Floor
  • 1 Bed (king)
  • 2 Beds (queen)

Reservations/Customer Service

  • Block accessible rooms when reserved
  • Reserve adaptive equipment in advance


  • Property will arrange wheelchair accessible transport with advance notice (complimentary)
    • 24-hour advance notice required

Parking/Loading Zone

  • Accessible loading zone
  • Private parking lot with designated accessible spaces


  • 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—Near front entrance

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Features for People with Hearing Loss

  • Strobe fire alarms in public areas/hallways
  • TTY for guest room
  • Visual alert for door
  • Visual alert for phone
  • Vibrating alarm clock
  • Volume control on guest room phones
  • Visual indicators in elevator

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Features for People with Vision Loss

  • 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
  • Interior Signage: large print, high contrast

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Accessible Entrance

  • Level entry
  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Automatic door


  • Lowered counter/section
  • Brochures in reach-54" max. for side approach

Assistive Equipment for Guests with Physical Disabilities

  • Shower bench, fixed
  • Mini-refrigerator all rooms
  • Rollaway bed

Accessible Facilities/Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Pool with ladder only
  • Ice Machine
  • Business Center with Internet
  • Meeting rooms
  • Public Phone-54" max. to top control for side approach
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Vending Machines
  • Convenience Store
  • Breakfast room
    • Accessible tables
    • Buffet 36" high or less
    • Staff willing/on hand to assist
  • Notes
    • Laundry room has some machines that are not accessible, assistance available

Accessible Public Restroom

  • Men's and Women's
  • Location—Lobby
  • Access symbol identifies facility
  • 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"
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type
  • Latch operable with closed fist
  • Easy grasp/lever handle or none
  • Soap within reach, 48" or less from floor
  • Note
    • Heavy door


  • 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 147

  • Standard
  • Connecting room

Guestroom Bed Type/Features

  • Two queen beds
  • Platform-type bed
  • Bed Height 23"


  • 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

  • Phone and light in reach of bed
  • Lowered Controls: door locks, thermostat, electric sockets, light switches
  • No tight grasping/twisting: door locks
  • Notes
    • 36" path to all elements except bed and drapery pulls
    • Limited space to turn or maneuver
    • 30" space between the beds

Guest Bathroom

  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Door swings out/slides or has clearance beyond door swing
  • Lever/easy grasp door handles
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Faucet controls lever type
  • Grab bar behind toilet only
  • Lateral transfer space at least 30" wide
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Lowered amenities: hair dryer, towels
  • Roll-in shower
    • Level entry
    • Fold-down bench in reach of controls
    • Adjustable, hand-held shower head
    • Controls are lever/easy grasp
    • Grab bars on 2 wallsNotes:
    • Sink lacks knee clearance
    • Controls for shower behind bench

Other Guest Rooms

  • Guest room #143, which was also audited, had 2 queen beds 29" high, a tub-shower and was not a connecting room. Other room features were identical.

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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.