Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Sparta Illinois. Our outstanding small town hospitality and amenities have earned us an impeccable ratings. Few hotels in Southern Illinois if any can match our sterling reputation as well as convenient access to the World Shooting & Recreational Complex home of the ATA Grand American and the SCTP Nationals. With 1 200 sq. ft. of event space for up to 46 people audio/visual equipment and a professional staff we're a great choice for those seeking hotels in the Southern Illinois area with ample meeting space featuring a large patio. Business guests appreciate an easy commute to area companies including Prairie State Energy Campus Baldwin Power Plant Sparta Community Hospital and Spartan Light Metal Products as well as fax and copy services. This hotel’s central location in Sparta offers Illinois visitors the ability to easily explore all the area has to offer from the Misselhorn Art Gallery where scenes from the 1967 Academy award winning movie In the Heat of the Night were filmed Illinois Caverns. Nearby Sparta Center offers great shopping entertainment and dining options. Holiday Inn Express Sparta’s goal is 100% guest satisfaction and we work hard to earn it! Guests enjoy top-notch service and amenities including an indoor pool & whirlpool and an updated Fitness Center. Free perks like Wi-Fi access and an Express Start Breakfast Bar including hot food items and healthy choice options.