I am planning to travel to Indiana next week for business, and am looking for a hotel somewhere near the Illinois/ Indiana border which would be 2 hours or less from South Bend. I am planning to fly or take a train to Chicago, then rent a car fro the rest of the trip. Since I am probably traveling alone, I am looking for an area that would be safe area for a one night hotel stay. I don't know the area southeast of Chicago, and have read good and bad reviews of the Hammond & Munster areas. Lansing is another option, however, reviews are more negative. Anyone have suggestions?