Microtel Inn & Suites


Microtel Inn & Suites

The Microtel Inn & Suites offers quality amenities at an affordable price. Guests can enjoy a heated swimming pool and laundry facility on hotel premises. Each morning guests can wake up to a complimentary continental breakfast, and several restaurants are also in close proximity to the hotel.

2636 Sunrise Dr. (Cross Street: Stanford Ave.)
Springfield, Il 62703
Direct Reservation Number: (217) 753-2636
Reservation Fax: (217) 753-9636
Toll-Free Reservation Number: (888) 771-7171

Price Category: Budget
Smoke Free Property

4 wheelchair adapted rooms, 1 with roll-in shower

Wheelchair adapted room types

  • Standard
  • Suite
  • Non-Smoking
  • Connecting
  • Ground Floor
  • 1 Bed (queen)
  • 1 Bed (queen)+sofa bed
  • 2 Beds (queen)
  • 2 Beds (queen)+sofa bed

Reservations/Customer Service

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


  • No shuttle provided

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
  • Area of safe rescue (emergency evacuation area)

Features for People with Service Animals

  • Nearest grassy/dog relief area
    • Location—Front of hotel

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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 - Both bedroom and bathroom
  • TTY for guest room
  • TTY for staff
    • Location—Front desk, on request
  • Visual alert for door
  • Visual alert for phone
  • Strobe smoke detector
  • Vibrating alarm clock
  • Volume control on guest room phones
  • Visual indicators in elevator
  • Note
    • 7 rooms are adapted for people with hearing loss, 3 of which are not wheelchair accessible. All of the latter, located on the first floor, have an exterior door bell and visual alert. All 7 rooms have strobe fire alarms in sleeping room and bathroom and a strobe smoke detector in sleeping room.

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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, non-glare

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Accessible Entrance

  • Level entry
  • Sloped entry
  • 2 doors in series-adequate space between
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Easy grasp/lever handle or none


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

Assistive Equipment for Guests with Physical Disabilities

  • Step Stool
  • Rollaway bed
  • Mini-refrigerator all suites
  • Reacher
  • Note
    • Guests may request to store medications in the hotel's main refrigerator.

Accessible Facilities/Amenities

  • Pool with steps and rails into water
  • Ice Machine
  • Meeting rooms
  • Public Phone-54" max. to top control for side approach
  • Vending Machines
  • Breakfast room
    • Accessible tables, buffet 36" high or less
    • Staff willing/on hand to assist
  • Laundry room
    • Some machines not accessible, assistance available
  • Business center with Internet
    • Desk lacks knee clearance
  • Drinking Fountain
    • In pool area

Accessible Public Restroom

  • Men's and Women's
  • Location—Hallway to left of 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 in but has clearance beyond door swing
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Towels/soap/vending within reach-48" or less from floor
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type
  • Latch operable with closed fist
  • Note
    • Lateral transfer space 25" wide


  • 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 101

  • Room near elevator/lobby
  • Standard
  • Connecting room

Guestroom Bed Type/Features

  • Two queen beds
  • Open frame bed
  • 36" space on at least one side of bed
  • Room also has sofa bed
  • Bed Height 24"


  • 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
  • Window Opens
  • Phone and light in reach of bed
  • Lowered Controls: door locks, thermostat, electric sockets, light switches, closet rod
  • No tight grasping/twisting: door locks, light switches
  • 36" path to all elements except chest of drawers
  • Desk/table has 27" knee clearance

Guest Bathroom

  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Door swings out/slides or has clearance beyond door swing
  • Lever/easy grasp door handles
  • Space to maneuver-5' by 5' or T-shaped space to turn
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Faucet controls lever type
  • 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, towels
  • Roll-in shower
    • Level entry
    • No fold-down bench
    • Adjustable, hand-held shower head
    • Controls are lever/easy grasp
    • Grab bars on 3 walls

Other Guest Rooms

  • Room #201, a suite, which was also audited, has a microwave, small refrigerator, adapted sink and 1 queen bed. Aside from having a tub-shower instead of a roll-in shower, the bathroom 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.