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      130 Olson Drive, Lincoln
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      Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Lincoln

      Lincoln, Illinois Hotel - Your Home Away from Home

      Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Lincoln. Our location off I-55 at exit 126 offers travelers a comfortable, affordable home-base for exploring Lincoln, Illinois. This hotel is conveniently situated north of Springfield and also near Bloomington.

      Those seeking Lincoln hotels with event space need look no further. With 1200 sqft of meeting space, we can seat up to 50. We're happy to setup to your specifications. Business guests also appreciate the hotel's proximity to Lincoln, Illinois companies, including Saint-Gobain, Eaton Corporation, International Paper, LCU, Lincoln College and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

      Leisure travelers can also find tons to do near the hotel's address in Lincoln, Illinois, from exploring Kickapoo Creek Park to browsing downtown's shops and historic sites. The annual Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival promises family fun, too, with a craft fair, fine art fair, wine tastings, kid activities and so much more.

      As the smart choice for area travelers, this hotel offers the amenities guests prefer. Each morning, you can go for a swim in the indoor pool or workout in the Fitness Center before enjoying the free, hot breakfast. Business services like free Wi-Fi access help guests stay connected. We even welcome pets!

      Features Located between Chicago and St. Louis and 25 minutes from the state capital, our Lincoln, Illinois hotel offers comfortable accommodations with preferred amenities, free breakfast and Wi-Fi access.

      Business Services

      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (On-site)

      Health/Fitness Center On-Site

      Health and Fitness Center (Off-site)

      Health/Fitness Center Off-Site

      Entertainment and Recreation

      Indoor Pool

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Daily Housekeeping

      Weekly Housekeeping


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      Air Conditioning in Public Areas

      Ice Machine

      The hotel offers the Holiday Inn Express Start hot breakfast. The property is also in very close proximity to many restaurant options, such as Cracker Barrel, Steak n' Shake, The Blue Dog, Guzzardo's, and many more.


      Number of restaurants: 1

      Hotel Restaurants

      Express Start Breakfast Buffet.
      Location:  Located off the Lobby
      Serves:  Breakfast
      Our famous warm Cinnamon Rolls especially designed for Holiday Inn Express Hotels are a great way to start your day. Enjoy fresh brewed Arabica coffee, decafe, tea, orange juice, apple juice, fresh fruit, cold cereals, yogurts, a variety of bagels, muffins, and breads, and made to order pancakes. We also offer hotel buffet items on a rotational basis. Disposable tableware and plastic utensils for carry out to your room. There are other dining options close by also, just ask for details!

      Nearby Restaurants

      Cracker Barrel
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is an American chain of combined restaurant and gift stores with a Southern country theme. Cracker Barrel's menu is based on traditional Southern cuisine, with appearance and decor designed to resemble an old fashioned general store. Each restaurant features a front porch lined with wooden rocking chairs, a stone fireplace, and artifacts from the local area.
      Steak & Shake
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Steak n Shake was founded in 1934 just up the road in Normal, Illinois. They are known for their classic steak burgers and milkshakes.
      Blue Dog Inn
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      The Blue Dog Inn has been serving up good food in Lincoln, Illinois since 1979. Aside from their highly acclaimed burgers, Blue Dog Inn also serves up horse shoes, unique sandwiches, specialty drinks, desserts, and more!
      By the Bean
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch
      Specialty coffee shop and bakery.
      Rio Grande Restaurant & Bar
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Rio Grande Mexican Bar and Grill offers delicious Mexican food in a fun atmosphere with something for everyone. With Monster Margaritas and Taco Tuesdays, what more could you want?
      Guzzardo's Italian Villa
      Serves:  Dinner
      Guzzardo's Italian Villa offers authentic Italian cuisine at affordable prices. The Guzzardo family including John, Frankie, Nick, and Shelly have been serving Lincoln, Illinois with 54 years of experience. Whether you are curious of the nightly special or craving their famous prime rib, you can rest assured that their friendly and professional staff with provide you with delectable food and unparalleled customer service. Note the restaurant does not serve alcohol, buy you may bring your own.
      Fast Food
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Several fast food options are nearby, including Arby's, Taco Bell, McDonalds, Hardees, and more.

      Nearby Bar /Lounges

      Rio Grande Mexican Bar & Grill
      Location:  Located adjacent to the hotel property
      Rio Grande Mexican Bar & Grill offers delicious Mexican food in a fun atmosphere with something for everyone. With Monster Margaritas and Taco Tuesdays, what more could you want? Our extensive menu of authentic dishes boasts many Mexican classics. Enjoy a delicious plate of Fajitas Rio Grande, a house favorite, or the popular Quesadilla Deluxe.

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      • Number of parking spaces:70
      • On-Site parking for guests
      • We are a pet friendly hotel and welcome your additional family members. Our pet policy must be reviewed and signed at checkin and does not allow pets to be left unattended in the guest room at any time. A 50.00 pet fee is charged for this service.
      • 50.0 USD 
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • JCB
      • MasterCard
      • Visa
      • English


      • Number of rooms: 3
      • Parking
      • Service Animals Allowed

      Hotel areas that are accessible:

      Guest Rooms


      Business Center

      Registration Desk

      Public Entrance

      Hotel areas that have limited accessibility:

      Exercise Facility

      Hotel areas with accessible routes from accessible public entrance:

      Exercise Facility

      Meeting Room/Ballroom Area


      Business Center


      Registration Desk


      Accessible Guest Rooms

      Hotel provides the following:

      Portable Tub Seats

      TTY for Guest Use

      Communication Kits With Visual Alarms And Notification Devices

      Closed Caption Televisions

      Accessible Self Parking

      Van Accessible Self Parking

      Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1