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Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

2.0 of 5 1212 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Best Western)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent the night when seeing a show at The Egyptian Theatre. Didn't want to make the ride back to Chicago, chose to stay at Red Roof Inn. Read reviews for other hotels in the area and felt RR would be fine. It exceeded my expectations. Very happy with our choice. The king suite with spa tub was EXCELLENT, clean and... More 

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Fulton
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28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have stayed here a number of times. The inn is older, but rooms are clean and recently remodeled. They also have a full hot breakfast, unlike most Red Roof Inns. But on my last stay, when I went out to my bus in the morning, someone had spray painted the F-word in huge letters on tthe side of the bus.... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Mr. Mzeerick: I deeply apologize for any issues you had. I have talked to the front desk and they said there were no reports of any vandalism. I also contacted Neighboring businesses. I'm assuming you had another name on your reservation., however to check into this situation and share information with the area. I would like you to please call... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was a very nice hotel. The rooms were clean and very comfortable. The front staff who checked us in was very friendly. The wifi was very fast. I had to leave out very early in the morning so I didn't get to take advantage of the breakfast. But knowing they had it was good because there have been a... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb. I appreciate your generous comments of our hotel, hopefully on your next visit you will enjoy our Hot breakfast before heading out. More 

Plainfield, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed at the Red Roof Inn from May 4 until August 29 while waiting to move into our new home. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming or accommodating. We truly felt that we had a temporary home. The staff was very attentive to our needs. The breakfast was excellent with the staff constantly making sure we had everything... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments. I hope all is well and your all settled in your new home. We sure do miss you and Tony. It was a long road but I'm sure it was all worth it. Scott says hello. Just remember if you need anything just call we will always have a room for you, or just... More 

Blair, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I was so glad to find Red Roof Inn had an available room when no other hotels had openings. The staff was friendly and the room was clean and the bed was comfortable - a real bargain! Considering our door was facing the parking lot, the room was very quiet. WiFi worked great. Breakfast was good! We would definitely return!... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you, for taking the time to complete this review. We appreciate your kind comments. I will make sure to share it with the staff. We have made several changes and upgrades since becoming Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb and more to come. Please contact me on your next visit to DeKalb will reserve a luxury suite for you. More 

Paso Robles, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Paper thin walls. Noisy group of people hanging out in the parking lot outside our door. We couldn't count the number of times the freight train goes by in back of this location even blowing the horn at 2am. It took 2 tries for the key card to work. The WiFi would not hook up to my iPad. When I... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to complete our survey. I did verify the days of your stay and unfortunately you were here at the same time we had a construction crew staying with us. I would really like for you to contact me on your next visit to Dekalb, my staff and I will make sure your visit is pleasant.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I live overseas so when I come to the states I stay anywhere from 2-8 weeks. I always chose to stay at the Red Roof Inn Dekalb, Illinois. The rooms are comfortable, clean & spacious but most importantly because all the staff are very friendly & accommodating. I can contact them at any hour and they take care of anything... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Felicia: Thank you, I appreciate the kind words. I will make sure I share this with all of my staff. I'm glad your children are settled at school and you and your husband were able to visit family while you were in the states. I look forward to seeing you soon. It was a pleasure having you here. Your Suite... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My gps led me here quite a bit off the main highway thinking it was a Best Western, since I am a rewards member. It is in a real shady part of a college town, it was late and I was tired so I went for it. Again traveling with pets and no reservation, they gladly accommodated me with a... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Deb: Thank you for you kind words. I apologize for the confusion. We converted from Best Western to Red Roof Inn & Suites, Dekalb on May 21,2014. We have gone through many changes, With more changes in the future. Our main focus has been upgrading the guest rooms. We are pet friendly and don't charge a pet fee. (call hotel... More 

Chicago
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88 reviews 88 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

First of all, this hotel used to be the Best Western. We have been staying her every year for the MS Bike, Tour de Farms for 10+ years. It is clean, the most important thing. They did mess up our reservations a bit, but quickly accommodated. A few at the front desk seemed just a bit spacey, but nice....some bikers... More 

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Let me start out by saying thank you for taking the time to complete the survey. I agree the National MS Tour De Farms is one of our most attended and amazing events that DeKalb has been hosting for 10+years. Raising money for MS is the key. As I read in the local paper about $1.5 million was raised this... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Nothing wrong with the hotel itself, just the location. Noise from passing trains kept me up most of the night. I stayed there for three nights and by the time I left I somewhat got used to the noise I guess because I did manage to get a few hours of sleep, mostly between trains. Next time I'm going to... More 

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BWDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. I apologize for the train. I do understand the frustration. On your next visit to Dekalb please contact hotel and we will make sure we check you into a luxury suite far away from the train. More 

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Address: 1212 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > Illinois > DeKalb
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb 2*
Number of rooms: 74
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De Kalb Best Western
Best Western De Kalb

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