Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

1212 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL   Directions
(149 Reviews)
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Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb offers free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs with a free expanded cable package featuring HBO, hairdryers, in-room coffee, iron and ironing boards in all rooms. The inn also features a courtyard pool, fitness center, business center and meeting rooms to accommodate from 30–200 guests. Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Experience the friendly staff and comfortable accommodations of this DeKalb, IL hotel. Whether traveling to DeKalb for business or pleasure Red Roof Inn & Suites is sure to suit your every need. Just a quarter mile from Northern Illinois University (NIU) Convocation Center and 15 miles from Kishwaukee College, the inn provides accommodations for family and friends visiting campus for graduation, athletics and other events throughout the year. The inn is located near Nestle, 3M Dekalb Distribution Center and Monsanto Co. For entertainment, visit the Stage Coach Players Theater or the historic Egyptian Theatre built in 1929 which are each only about a mile away.

Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb offers free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs with a free expanded cable package featuring HBO, in-room coffee, hairdryer and iron & ironing board in all rooms. A mini-refrigerator and microwave are available in select rooms (a nominal fee may apply). The inn also features three meeting rooms, on-site fitness center, courtyard, seasonal outdoor pool and dry sauna. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb.

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Key Amenities

Kids and Pets Stay Free

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Long Distance
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Accessible Business Center
  • Accessible Fitness Center
  • Accessible Guest Rooms with Doorways that Provide 32” of Clear Width
  • Accessible Lobby Registration Desk
  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Cars in Self-Parking Facility
  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Vans in Self-Parking Facility
  • Accessible Public Entrance to Lobby
  • Accessible Public Restrooms
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Accessible Guestrooms
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Business Center
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Fitness Center
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Registration Area
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to the Meeting Room/Ballroom Area
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to the Swimming Pool
  • Accessible Swimming Pool
  • Assistive Listening Devices Available for Meetings Upon Request
  • Employees are trained to read written materials aloud to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Employees will provide verbal directions on locations in the hotel to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Guest Room Televisions have Closed Captioning
  • Portable Communications Kits Available for the Hearing Impaired
  • Service Animals are Welcome
  • Signage for Permanent Rooms and Spaces have Braille and Raised Characters
  • TTY Available for Guest Use
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation - Not Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation with Advance Notice
  • Fitness Facility Onsite
  • Seasonal Swimming Pool
  • ADA Accessible Parking
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Communication Assistance Available: TTY & Bed Shaker
  • Mobility Accessible
  • Pool Lift
  • Portable Cribs Available
  • Restaurant within Walking Distance
  • Snack Center
  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • Glidden Historical Center (0.28 mi)
  • Egyptian Theatre (1.18 mi)
  • Ellwood House (1.21 mi)
  • Stage Coach Players (1.41 mi)
  • Carmike Market Square 10 (3.06 mi)
  • Jonamac Orchard (4.85 mi)
  • Acquaviva Winery (12.44 mi)
  • Shabbona Lake State Park (12.82 mi)
  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (DKB) (3.39 mi)
  • Happy Wok (0.03 mi)
  • Pizza Pro's (0.03 mi)
  • Bowlrrito (0.04 mi)
  • Taco Bell (0.05 mi)
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (0.06 mi)
  • Culver's (0.10 mi)
  • Dunkin' Donuts (0.12 mi)
  • Jersey Mike's Subs (0.12 mi)
  • Fatty's Pub & Grill (0.13 mi)
  • IHOP (0.16 mi)

TripAdvisor Ratings

Very nice
October 22, 2019

We visited this hotel on October 12, 2019. Check-in went smoothly thanks to the nice young man behind the desk. Our room was immaculately clean and fresh smelling. The floor lamp did not work but this is the only flaw we encountered. We will certainly stay at a Red Roof location again.

Love This Place!
October 06, 2019

Very good location, GREAT staff, and extremely comfortable beds. I use the little workout room, which is perfectly adequate for a treadmill 5K in front of a flatscreen TV. I even like their little packets of Nescafe decaf coffee crystals, which, when mixed with the regular brewed coffee, makes for just the right viscosity level. This RRI motel is my favorite landing place for DeKalb-related business.

Decent to good
August 27, 2019

Stayed overnight on a trip from MN to IL. Red Roof was a nice little motel. Had no problem with sleep, rooms were quite and bed nice. Very good value and easy location just outside Dekalb. Would be great if visiting university. Staff friendly and reception check in quick. Large pool, although didn't go in Perfectly fine for an overnight stay

Basic lodging at a good price
August 06, 2019

Perfect if you are just looking for a clean place at a good price. I was in the unit right next to Lincoln Highway but was not disturbed by road noise at night. Staff polite and attentive. Suburban strip-type restauants close by.

Awesome Manager
August 05, 2019

Nicest Hotel Manager (Vicky Torres) that I’ve ever dealt with and very nice, clean room! We got in very late at night and left early in the morning so didn’t have a chance to look around the area so cannot comment on that.

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Check-in Age: 21 years or older

Pet Policy: One family pet not to exceed 80 pounds is permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guestroom and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet.

***A valid credit card is required at check-in for incidentals and a  room rental, but cash may still be used at check-out***

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