Great Hotel & Convention Center on Famous Route 66! TheCrowne Plaza Springfield – Convention Center is conveniently located on I-55 & I-72, better known as Historic Route 66. Near the University of Illinois Springfield, our hotel is perfect for those coming in to visit the school or catch a game at one of the nearby sports complexes. With a short drive to Downtown Springfield, history buffs will enjoy a visit to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Other nearby attractions include Knight’s Action Park and the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Our accommodations also offer Free Wi-Fi, parking, and always open business center. Maintain your workout routine at our 24-hour fitness center, go for a swim in our 14th floor indoor pool, or relax in our hot tub and dry sauna. Each room is equipped with a mini-refrigerator, Keurig, and 43” TV.