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The city of Springfield is one of Massachusetts's proudest cities. It is one of the most scenic cities in the USA. It lies at the confluence of the Connecticut River with three other rivers - the eastern Mill River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the western Westfield River. The city was founded way back in the mid-17th century. Over the centuries, the city has been developed as one of Massachusetts state's urban and economic hubs. The city is also known by a variety of other names such as 'Hoop City', 'The City of Homes', and 'The City of Firsts'. Well, no matter what you refer to the city of Springfield as, the fact is that if you're traveling either for leisure or business pursuits, you'll need a place to stay.
In this post, we'll take you through some of the city's most well-known hotels, which are sure to provide guests comfortable stays irrespective of how many days they stay for. So, without further ado, let's start talking about the best hotels in Springfield, MA.
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Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield/Downtown
We start our list off with Hampton Inn & Suites, a hotel that's located in downtown Springfield. It offers one of the most convenient stays in the city. The hotel is only a 20 - 25 mins drive from Springfield's most important airport - Bradley International Airport. Some of the attractions of the city that the hotel is close to include American International College, Basketball Hall of Fame, and Six Flags New England. There are plenty of eateries in the vicinity of the hotel as well. Some of the most frequented restaurants in the area include Red Rose Pizzeria and Nadim's Mediterranean Grill.
Some of the in-room facilities provided by the hotel include flat screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, and air conditioning. Other general facilities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool, business center, meeting rooms, and baggage storage.
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
La Quinta Inn & Suites is located on Congress Street, at the junction of I-291 and I-91. Being located in such a prime location allows the guests of this hotel to access important Springfield landmarks within minutes such as the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden. Some of the other iconic places in the city close to the hotel include the corporate offices of Smith & Wesson and MassMutual. The best thing about this hotel is that it offers a 6 AM - 10 AM breakfast buffet for overnight guests. The hotel's restaurant is quite highly-rated as well. However, feel free to step out of the hotel and into some of the restaurants serving diverse cuisines in the vicinity.
In-room amenities provided by the hotel include refrigerators, flat screen TVs, air conditioning and safe. Other general facilities include complimentary parking, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, fitness center, and game room. There's an available banquet space that you can book for conducting official business meets and/or conferences as well.
Hilton Garden Inn Springfield
Hilton Garden Inn Springfield is one of the city's most well-known hotels. While this is one of the more expensive options open to guests, it's ideal for family trips where you want your family to stay in the lap of luxury. The best thing about the Hilton Garden Inn is its location on Hall of Fame Avenue, which is one of the best locations in downtown Springfield. Its location makes it convenient for guests at the hotel to access iconic Springfield landmarks like Springfield Central Library and William Pynchon Statue. The hotel is also close to some of Springfield's most delectable eateries such as Nadim's Downtown Mediterranean Grill.
In-room amenities provided by the hotel include air conditioning, flat screen TV, safe, and microwave. General amenities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, fitness center, restaurant, game room, conference facilities, and business center.
Holiday Inn Express Springfield Downtown
Holiday Inn Express, located on Springfield's iconic State Street, is one of the city's most well-known hotels. It is located close to the corporate offices of MassMutual and the MGM Casino. The hotel provides guests with its Simply Smart Bedding Package, which ensure that guests can laze in their rooms without ever missing out on their professional commitments. Guests are also treated to cinnamon sweet rolls and fresh pancakes every morning for breakfast. The hotel is ideal for both leisure and business travel, as most of Springfield's top business and leisure destinations are located within a stone's throw from the hotel. Examples of nearby iconic landmarks include Dr. Seuss National Memorial, MGM Casino, and the Springfield Civic Center. The hotel is also a completely smoke-free property. So if you're a smoker, you should look for an alternative.
In-room amenities provided by the hotel include refrigerator and air conditioning. Generic amenities provided include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool, and a variety of children's activities.
Naomi's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Naomi's Inn Bed & Breakfast is one of Springfield's highly-rated bed & breakfast establishments. Located on Springfield Street, the bed & breakfast offers guests excellent highway accessibility and nearby options for exploring the history of Springfield. Prominent landmarks in the vicinity of the hotel include Dr. Seuss Memorial and the Basketball Hall of Fame. The establishment is also quite close to the Bradley International School. Guests can choose from four room types - family rooms, suites, non-smoking rooms, and bridal suite. The bed & breakfast is also one of Springfield's affordable staying options. So if you're traveling to Springfield on a budget, be sure to consider Naomi's Inn Bed & Breakfast.
In-room amenities provided by the hotel include flat screen TVs and air conditioning. Other general amenities on the property include free parking, free Wi-Fi, bicycle rentals, and BBQ facilities.
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
Located in the convenient Monarch Place area, this Sheraton hotel is one that oozes class and sophistication. Like all other Sheraton hotels on the planet, guests can expect a luxurious stay here. Sure, the prices are somewhat on the higher side compared to the inns that we've reviewed so far, but you sure to get what you'll pay for when staying here. For starters, its location is bang in the middle of Springfield, making accessibility to the city's most prominent landmarks an easy affair. The rooms are also very spacious and comfortable, offering guests a plethora of amenities to keep them entertained during their stay indoors.
Some of the in-room amenities provided by this hotel include air conditioning, desk, fireplace, bathrobes, coffee/tea maker, and cable/satellite TV. General amenities include free internet, indoor pool, fitness center, bar/lounge, children's activities and car hire. However, parking is not free. Guests have to use the paid on-site parking facility for parking their vehicles.
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Springfield
Apart from Naomi's Inn Bed & Breakfast, most of the hotels we've checked out so far charge a bit on the higher side. However, Howard Johnson by Wyndham isn't an accommodation like that. This hotel is meant for guests who want to experience Springfield on a tight budget. But that doesn't mean that the quality on offer here is sub-par. Located on Boston Road, this hotel may not be in the city center, but it certainly isn't a great distance away either. Accessing Springfield's top tourist destinations from this hotel isn't a problem, and if you don't feeling like going outside, feel free to spend time in the warm and friendly environment that the staff creates at the hotel itself.
The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, which means that booking rooms on-spot is easy even if you reach the city in the middle of the night. Some of the in-room features provided by the hotel include safe, microwave, flat screen TV, and air conditioning. General facilities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, business center, and meeting room.
Regency Inn and Suites, West Springfield
While the Regency Inn and Suites isn't exactly a hotel within the city limits of Springfield, it certainly isn't far from it either. In fact, the hotel is located only 2.6 km away from Springfield's city center. Driving to some of Springfield's most iconic destinations from this hotel isn't a troublesome affair. All you need to do is to cross the main Springfield bridge, and you'll immediately be able to access the downtown business hub and entertainment center. The best thing about Regency Inn and Suites is that unlike the other hotels we've reviewed so far, it's located in a quiet, residential area. So if your idea of staying in Springfield is about enjoying the city's peace and calm, you should definitely consider staying here.
In-room amenities provided by the hotel include air conditioning, flat screen TV, coffee/tea maker, and microwave. Other general facilities within the hotel include free parking, free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms, and fitness and business centers.
Best Western Springfield West Inn
Just like the last hotel, the Best Western Springfield West Inn isn't located exactly within Springfield's city limits either. However, its location just 2 miles away from the city center makes it an ideal property for business and/or leisure tourists who want to stay away from the downtown's hustle and bustle. Accessing most prominent local destinations within Springfield city and outside the city limits is made easy thanks to the hotel's location at the intersection of I-90 and I-91. It's also only a half hour's drive from the Bradley International Airport. The rooms of this hotel look elegant and modern and in recent times, it has become quite a hit, particularly with business travelers.
In-room amenities include flat screen TV, hairdryer, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and air conditioning. Other general amenities include free Wi-Fi, free parking, bicycle rentals, pool, and business center.
Located in West Springfield, Candlewood Suites is the third hotel on this list that isn't within the city limits of Springfield. However, like the other ones mentioned here, it offers guests numerous conveniences that make it worth staying a short distance away from the city center. Located at the intersection of I-90 and I-91, the hotel is an all-suite affair. In recent years, this property has emerged to be quite popular among business travelers who are looking for something along the lines of a corporate housing apartment. The hotel has all the amenities that you could need without leaving its premises, such as a quality restaurant, and an indoor pool.
In-room features include flat screen TV, refrigerator, microwave, kitchenette, safe, and air conditioning. General amenities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, snack bar, tennis court, fitness center, and a variety of children's activities.
Courtyard West Springfield
The Courtyard West Springfield is a hotel located in West Springfield's Riverdale Street. It's a hotel that's owned and run by the Marriott Group of hotels, which makes it one of the most quality hotels you can stay in during your visit to Springfield. The quaint and spacious rooms ooze sophistication and offer convenient options for those who want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Springfield. However, the location of the hotel makes it easy for guests to access prominent landmarks such as National Basketball Hall of Fame and MGM Casino.
Some of the in-room amenities provided by the hotel include clothes rack and air conditioning. General hotel amenities include free parking, fitness center, pool, bar/lounge, free Wi-Fi, and meeting rooms for corporate meets and conferences.
Hampton Inn West Springfield
Just like the Courtyard West Springfield, the Hampton Inn West Springfield is also located on Riverdale Street. In many ways, the conveniences offered by this particular hotel are similar to what you would get at the Courtyard West. The only significant difference is the pricing between the two hotels, with the Courtyard West being slightly more expensive due to the Marriott tag. However, in terms of quality, Hampton Inn is no inferior, offering guests a variety of spacious rooms to choose from.
In-room amenities guests would be treated to at this hotel include air conditioning, flat screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, and safe. General hotel amenities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool, and business center.
Comfort Inn & Suites
Located in West Springfield's Capital Drive, Comfort Inn & Suites provides guests with excellent room options without ever being too expensive. It's only a mere 5 km away from the Springfield city center. As it's away from the city's hustle and bustle, it offers guests the perfect environment and ambience to rejuvenate themselves.
In-room amenities here include flat screen TVs, coffee/tea makers, fireplace, safe, and air conditioning. General hotel amenities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, bicycle rentals, and fitness center.
Quality Inn West Springfield
Quality Inn West Springfield is just under 5 km from the Springfield city center. While the hotel is quite affordable compared to the other mid and upper-range hotels mentioned in this post, it doesn't compromise in terms of in-room amenities.
Some in-room amenities here include air conditioning, blackout curtains, cable/satellite TV, and coffee/tea maker. General amenities provided to tourists include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, pool, golf course, and a casino.
Clarion Hotel & Aqua Lagoon Water Park
Just like Comfort Inn and Quality Inn, this hotel too is located in West Springfield and is less than 5 km from the Springfield city center. The hotel's interiors are modern and are quite spacious. There are also numerous amenities provided to guests, which ensure value for money, as this hotel is relatively inexpensive compared to several mid and upper-range hotels in and around Springfield.
In-room amenities at this hotel include flat screen TV, fireplace, safe, and air conditioning. General amenities here include free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool, and children's activities.