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Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

1212 W. Lincoln Highway, De Kalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Best Western)
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in De Kalb
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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89 reviews 89 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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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Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stopped here on our back from Chicago. The room was not clean. The bathroom sink and tub were not what I would have wanted to get clean. Old TV and carpet. I would move on down the road. There are other options in Dekalb. Or just keep driving!

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Chicago, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Overall this is a great Best Western. It's even one of the more modern facilities I've stayed in, as I generally enjoy BW for value leisure travel. This hotel is next to freight train tracks. If you're a heavy sleeper you'll be fine, but if not, find a hotel that is not on Lincoln Highway, period. It would be a... More

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

Rachel: Thank you for taking the time to review Best Western Dekalb Inn & Suites.After checking what room you were in. You couldn't have been any closer to the train tracks. On your next visit to Dekalb please contact me directly, I will definitely, make sure you are checked into a luxury suites away from the train. We do have... More

Mundelein, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We had our reservation upgraded from a regular room to a suite. This made the two night stay very enjoyable. The hotel was close to the concert venue we attended at NIU which was an added bonus. There are several bars and restaurants nearby. A CVS store is one block away.

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

Jeffery: Thank you for staying at Best Western Dekalb inn & Suites. And also for taking the time to review our property. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and the convenience of the surrounding area. I will share your review with staff members. We look forward to your next visit. More

Galesburg, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I checked in late Thursday night and the 3rd shift guy was terrific! As I got out of my car I noticed the train in the back, but I must say I did not hear the horn at all and overall it wasn't a big deal. Now the heater on the other hand was noisy and the TV had only... More

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Round Lake, IL, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Hotel room was comfortable (I was upgraded to a suite), though bathroom was a bit cramped. Staff was extremely courteous and helpful. Breakfast had a fair selection of items, though no honey for tea. It was close to NIU, where my conference was being held. No in-house restaurant, so you'll need to eat lunch and dinner out.

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

Lynn: Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay. When you do decide to visit Dekalb in the future please call Best Western Dekalb inn & Suites and I will be happy to upgrade you to one of our larger luxury suites, and make sure I have honey available for... More

Huntley, IL
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Rooms were fairly spacious and clean and our heat worked fine. But other people in our group had problems with their room keys and were locked out of their rooms standing out in the cold for a long time until staff came. Our sink did not drain well. Staff was friendly. It is an old hotel and has been upgraded... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

For the price it was ok. Not my best hotel experience. But it was bargain. Not enough towels even though I requested them and noted number staying in room. Free breakfast was slim pickings of stale donuts. Room door was stuck/frozen very hard to open.

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

Kertina: Thank you for your review,as always I have shared your review with staff. In our correspondence over the weekend, I apologize for any issues experienced on your stay. I already have your future reservation in place and I have upgraded you to one of our luxury suites. I am very confident when you return again in a couple months... More

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Address: 1212 W. Lincoln Highway, De Kalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > Illinois > De Kalb
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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De Kalb Best Western
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Red Roof Inn & Suites Dekalb offers free WiFi, flat screen TVs, iron & ironing boards, hairdryers, and in-room coffee in all rooms. Courtyard pool, fitness center, and business centers. ... more   less 
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