Ascend Collection adds The State House Inn of Springfield, Ill.17 May, 2010 Hotel and Motel Management
SILVER SPRING, Md. (May 14, 2010) – Ascend Collection from Choice Hotels
International has added The State House Inn of Springfield, Ill., to its portfolio of historic, unique and boutique hotels across North America and the Caribbean.
“We’re delighted to welcome this historic property,” says Stacy Ragland, vice president, Ascend Collection for Choice Hotels International. “With its green practices, new technology and local flair, The State House Inn is a wonderful addition to our fast-growing Ascend Collection.”
Listed on the Springfield Register of Historic Buildings, The State House Inn completed an $8 million makeover in 2003. The property sits in the heart of downtown, across the street from the Illinois State Capitol and within walking distance of restaurants, the Prairie Capital Convention Center and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum. Just a few minutes away, guests find the Abraham Lincoln Airport; parks; gardens; museums; zoo; and major Abraham Lincoln historic sites, including the 16th President’s home, tomb and law office.