BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza

3440 E Clearlake Avenue, Springfield, IL 62702-6210
Phone: 217/525-7420   |   Fax: 217/525-7476   |   45 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Experience the wonders of Springfield, IL - the home of Abraham Lincoln - in its most comfortable form at this relaxing, pet-friendly hotel.

Located just two miles from historic downtown Springfield, IL, BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza is the perfect place to stay to visit the area's many sites dedicated to Abraham Lincoln. Historians and casual visitors alike can visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices Historic Site, the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site and the Arbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Guests travelling to Springfield for business at the Praine Convention Center or the Illinois State Fairgrounds, or those visiting nearby Springfield University, Lincoln Land College or Saint John's Hospital, can also find a range of attractions without traveling far. Nearby Knight Action Amusement Park and Robinson Zoo are popular attractions, while the Bergen Park Golf Course and White Oaks Mall are wonderful for the simple pleasures of relaxation.

After a day of sightseeing or working, nothing is more welcoming than a comfortable bed and a room with generous ammenities - and the BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza doesn't disappoint. Each charming room comes standard with cable satellite television, high-speed Internet access, a private desk and a coffeemaker - and each guest has access to our well-equipped exercise facility, indoor pool and complimentary continental breakfast serving coffee, juice, bread and sweet rolls daily.

Ready for relaxation, an unbeatable value and a memorable stay? Make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza in Springfield, IL, today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary continental breakfast includes coffee, juice, bread or sweet rolls
  • Indoor pool
  • Exercise facility, open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., free
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Interior corridor
  • Express check out

BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza

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BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza

Conveniently located, the best western clearlake plaza in Springfield, Illinois is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 39.801255  /  Latitude: -89.600285


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 55, traveling south, take Clearlake Avenue Exit 98B, the BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza is located on the left.

From: The south. Take Interstate 55, traveling north, take Clearlake Avenue Exit 98B, the BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza is located on the left.

From: The east. Take Interstate 72, traveling west, the road turns into State Route 97 which is Clearlake Avenue. Once past Interstate 55, the BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza is located on the left.

From: The west. Take Interstate 72, traveling east, the road turns into Interstate 55 North, travel on Interstate 55 North and take the Clearlake Avenue Exit 98B. The BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza is located on the left.

BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

Capital City residents and visitors enjoy general aviation fun and commercial airline flights close to the city. The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport encompasses 2,300 acres, just a few miles northwest of Springfield. The majority of airport traffic is used by general aviation through the airport's fixed base operators, McClelland Aviation Company, Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero. The Capital Airport Air National Guard Station is also based at the airport, as the home base for the 183d Fighter Wing.

Commercial flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Fort Myers and Myrtle Beach are available through American Eagle Airlines, United Express Airlines and Vision Airlines. Terminal amenities includes free airport parking, rental car agencies and convenience items from the gift shop. Stay close to the airport, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Established in 2005, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum is located in historic downtown Springfield in central Illinois. An award winning museum, the site features exhibits with an exhaustive focus on President Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War.

Home to the Illinois State Historical Library, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum is divided into three structures: the library, the museum, and the visitor center set in the former Springfield Union Station. This popular Lincoln memorial is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

Set in Oak Ridge Cemetery, the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site is found in the capital city of Springfield in central Illinois. Lincoln's Tomb is a mausoleum and final resting place of Mary Todd Lincoln, three children, and President Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln's Tomb is both a U.S. National Historic Landmark and an Illinois State Historic Site, and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The tomb is marked by 117-foot high obelisk and sculptor of Lincoln’s face.

Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

An Illinois State Historic Site, the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site is set in the capital city of Springfield in central Illinois. Operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, the structure was built in 1822, and houses the former office of then-lawyer Abraham Lincoln.

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site is currently open to visitors on a seasonal basis. The site offers an exhibit hall, Tinsley Dry Goods Store gift shop,  and 20-minute guided tours of the Lincoln-Herndon building.

Old State Capitol State Historic Site

An Illinois State Historic Site, the Old State Capitol State Historic Site is located in the capital city of Springfield in central Illinois. The state’s fifth capitol building, the structure was built in 1837, and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The setting of candidacy announcements for Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama, the Old State Capitol is divided into the Illinois State House and the Courthouse. Features include a 30-minute guided tour, 15-minute orientation video, and onsite events like the Abraham Lincoln Symposium, the annual Civil War Encampment, and the Old Capitol Art Fair.

Splash Kingdom

Your next summer visit to Illinois sould yield some time spent at Splash Kingdom. A premier water park in Springfield, Splash Kingdom is part of Knight's Action Park, south of downtown Springfield and a premier central Illinois destination. Splash Kingdom at Knight's Action Park is just off of I-72 on Recreation Drive. 

Get ready for a full day of aquatic adventures at Splash Kingdom. There are rides and attractions for just about every member of the family. Don't miss the Great Wave Pool, the Bumper Boats, and the always popular Splash Kingdom Lazy River

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Praine Convention Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Illinois State Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Lincoln Home National Historic Site - National Park, Museum, History & Culture Center
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Knight Action/Amusement Park
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Robinson Zoo
  • 10 mile(s) from White Oaks Mall

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 14 mile(s) from Clayville
  • 20 mile(s) from New Salem
  • 25 mile(s) from Petersburg
  • 40 mile(s) from Decature
  • 45 mile(s) from Litchfield
  • 50 mile(s) from Mattoon
  • 3 mile(s) from Saint John's Hospital
  • 10 mile(s) from Springfield University
  • 10 mile(s) from Lincoln Land College

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • 1 mile(s) from golf course
  • 10 mile(s) from theaters

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.05 mile(s) from Chesapeake Restaurant, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner, Steaks & seafood
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Mario's Italian Restaurant, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.05 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Subway®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Sebastian's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Springfield. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

July 2014

Fridays and Saturdays
July 11-26, 2014

All Shook Up

The MUNI in Springfield fills with the music of Elvis as this musical comedy, based on Twelfth Night, takes the stage. Show times vary.

August 2014

August 14, 2014
Taste of Peoria

Restaurants along the Peoria Riverfront open and offer unique cuisines for tasting as you enjoy live music and cocktails. This fun event begins at 4 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays
August 8-23, 2014

Shrek: The Musical Join Shrek and Donkey at the MUNI in Springfield and watch as they rescue the beautiful princess Fiona. The curtain rises at 8 p.m.

September 2014

September 19-20, 2014
Savoy Orchard Days Come out to Savoy for this festival full of carnival rides, antique cars, fishing, and food. Events begin at 5 p.m. on Friday.

September 2014

September 19-21, 2014
Oktoberfest Festival Park along the Peoria Riverfront fills with German food, beer, and entertainment for this fun festival. Event times vary per day.

October 2014

October 19, 2014
Halloween Fun Fair & Downtown Trick or Treat Bring the family out to Downtown Pekin for some great trick-or-treating. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

November 2014

November 22 – December 26, 2014
2014 Festival of Lights

The 29th annual Festival of Lights is held in East Peoria throughout the holiday season. Don't miss the Parade of Lights on Saturday, November 22, or Folepi's Winter Wonderland opening on Thanksgiving night. Other events include the Get Lit Fun Run, Holiday River Cruise, and Prairi Christmas.

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