Hilton Springfield

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Hilton Springfield
Hilton Springfield August 2004.jpg
General information
Type Hotel
Location Springfield, Illinois, United States
Completed 1973
Height
Roof 352 ft (107 m)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Architectural & Mechanical Systems Corporation

The Hilton Springfield is a skyscraper owned by Hilton Hotels. The building is the tallest skyscraper in Illinois outside of Chicago. It is the tallest skyscraper in Springfield, Illinois. It is the tallest Hilton Hotel in the state of Illinois as well. The lower 15 floors are accessed by glass elevators with city views, white the upper 15 floors are accessed by ordinary interior elevators. The only exceptions to this system are that all elevators serve the basement (C), lobby/ground floor (M), 29th floor, and 30th floor. The building's lobby has a small waterfall and garden feature similar to the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, GA, but on a smaller scale. Floor 30 has multiple panoramic, high-end restaurants and bars.The lower 15 floors are accessed by glass elevators with city views, white the upper 15 floors are accessed by ordinary interior elevators. The only exceptions to this system are that all elevators serve the basement (C), lobby/ground floor (M), 29th floor, and 30th floor. It has a parking garage owned by the City of Springfield, connected to the tower by an underground concourse and a skybridge. It has the unique distinction of being one of only 2 chain hotels in downtown Springfield, the other being a Hilton DoubleTree, a rare amount of hotels in a city center for a city of its size.

Hotel Levels[edit]

C | Concourse Level

Contains an indoor pool, fitness center, and meeting rooms.

L | Ground/Lobby Level

Contains hotel lobby, shops, and meeting rooms.

M | Main Level

Contains meeting rooms and connection to parking garage.

2-28 | Guestroom Levels

29 | Vista Level

Contains Vista Rooms meeting rooms with panoramic views. Can be reached by non-emergency stairs from level 30. Also contains restrooms for restaurants on level 30.

30 | Penthouse Level

Contains 2 separate restaurants with panoramic views.

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