The Rippon-Kinsella House
A  Bed & Breakfast Inn

Check In

Check-in is at 3 p.m.   Please call and let us know if you will be arriving late.   Check-out is at 12 noon.  The Rippon-Kinsella House provides a courtesy pickup and return at the Springfield Amtrak Station and the Springfield Airport.

General Information

  • Rates quoted are double occupancy and include a full breakfast.
  • Wine and cheese and cocktails are offered every evening.
  • A roll-away bed is available for the Captain's Quarters.  Each additional person is $20.00 per night.
  • A 50% deposit is required when the reservation is made.
  • Lighted off-street parking is available.
  • The entire house has air-conditioning.
  • All rooms have television and wireless internet is available.
  • Breakfast is served in the dining room from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily, or on the patio during the summer months.
  • Children twelve and over are welcome.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • The interior of the house is a smoke-free environment; however smoking is permitted on the porches and patio.
  • The inn is available for small private parties, meetings, weddings and receptions.  There is seating in the formal dining room for groups of up to ten. 
  • Stand-up receptions for groups of up to thirty can be accommodated using the dining room table for food with a bar set up in the kitchen.
  • There is a $100 charge per hour with a two hour minimum.   Local caterers are available or menus and prices can be discussed with the innkeeper. 
  • Gift Certificates are available.

Local Restaurants




  • Chesapeake Seafood House   (217) 522-5220
  • Charlie R's  Steak House   (217) 522-8888
  • Fritz's Wagon Wheel   (217) 546-9888




Cancellation  Policy

  • If a reservation is cancelled more than 48 hours prior to the date of arrival, the deposit is refunded.
  • If a reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the date of arrival, a full night's rate will be charged.
  • In the event of no-shows or early checkouts, a full night's rate will be charged.

Contact Information and Reservations

The Rippon-Kinsella House

1317 North Third Street
Springfield, Illinois 62702



(217) 241-3367