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Travel Inn

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   1116 West Lincoln Way, De Kalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Travelodge)
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in De Kalb
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

As soon as my friend and I pulled into the motel, we knew it was a sketchy place. The man at the front counter had no idea what he was doing, and looked like a confused sheep when trying to check us in. Upon entering our room, we saw there was no security latch (only a deadbolt). The mattress was... More

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This hotel looked like something from a movie set for a seedy, run down dive of a hotel. The windows were dirty, as was the carpet, it stank of stale cigarettes (in a non-smoking room), and the curtains were falling off the rod. We didn't even venture past the doorway; turned around, got our money back and ran!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This place is nasty. Meth lab bust in this hotel and a shooting in one week google it and you will see. Beds have no fitted sheets on them, broken windows, bathrooms are dirty, carpet is torn up. Beds are right up against the wall and next to the heater. Can you say fire hazard. The lady at the front... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This Travel Inn in DeKalb is a good place to stay if you're looking for an affordable and convenient location. Their location is great; right on the main road across from Huskie stadium and several restaurants.The room I stayed in had a tv., minifridge, and microwave; all were clean and well maintained. This was also true for the bathroom and... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Completly unprofessional, manager said he was going to charge me for switching two rooms because the two i was in had flys, and dirty bed sheets. Then continued to argue with me stating that i had no idea what i was talking about. Kept saying i was being charged. Seems like all he wanted was my money. Completely disgusted.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING about this was horrible. The staff was UNPROFESSIONAL. I tried to get a refund and the woman kept fighting with me. I don't understand what kind of business is being run here. There were bugs ALL over, the walls, floor, bathroom. There was dried blood on the blanket. We had to sleep with a blanket... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We were looking for something affordable, I know you usually get what you pay for, but in this case I don't believe that the value is worth the fear and disgust this place instilled in us. First off, it's not much cheaper than a Super8 or Motel6, maybe 9$. There was hair in the bed, the showers were moldy and... More

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Winamac, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Was there about for about 40 minutes when I felt a bedbug crawling up my arm. Couldn't get out of there fast enough. Only got half of my money back. I highly recommend not staying there. They seem like they didn't care about how dirty the place is or the fact there are bedbugs. Stay away.

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DeBary, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Where do I begin first of all this place is a dump and looks like something out of a horror movie!!!! I was affraid to sleep in the bed so I slept on top of the covers and when I woke up in the morning I had bed bugs crawling on my face!!! when I told the front desk clerk... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Hotel is not the right word for this establishment. Dump is more appropriate. We were looking for low-cost lodging after a longer more expensive trip and decided we could deal with a few inconveniences for a discounted rate. We called several days ahead of time to confirm our reservation and "Yes, we will have a non-smoking queen for you on... More

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Address: 1116 West Lincoln Way, De Kalb, IL 60115 (Formerly Travelodge)
Location: United States > Illinois > De Kalb
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Travel Inn 1.5*
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Also Known As:
De Kalb Travelodge
De Kalb Travel Lodge
Travelodge De Kalb
Travel Lodge De Kalb

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