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1212 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb IL

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Sleep Easy. Spend Less.®

Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb is located just a quarter mile from Northern Illinois University (NIU) Convocation Center and just 15 miles from Kishwaukee College. You can also find us near Nestle, Stage Coach Players Theatre and Egyptian Theatre.

Our hotel 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 as well as a seasonal outdoor pool (Open Memorial Day to Labor Day). The inn also features a fitness center, business center and meeting rooms to accommodate from 30–200 guests. Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb is a pet-friendly hotel.

DeKalb, IL Hotel

Key Amenities

  • RediClean®
  • Pets Only 1 Allowed
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
  • Business Center
    Business Center
    Business Center
  • Fitness Facility Onsite
    Fitness Facility Onsite
    Fitness Facility Onsite
  • Meeting Facilities
    Meeting Facilities
    Meeting Facilities
  • Pool


  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long-Distance Calling
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kids 17 & Under Stay Free


  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Paid Laundry
  • Portable Crib/Play Yard Available
  • Restaurant within Walking Distance
  • Snack Center


  • Seasonal Pool


  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • Accessible Guest Rooms with Doorways that Provide 32” of Clear Width
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Guest Room Televisions have Closed Captioning

Meeting Room

  • Assistive Listening Devices Available for Meetings Upon Request


  • Accessible Business Center
  • Accessible Lobby Registration Desk
  • Accessible Public Entrance to Lobby
  • Accessible Public Restrooms


  • Communication Assistance Available: TTY & Bed Shaker
  • 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
  • Portable Communications Kits Available for the Hearing Impaired
  • Service Animals are Welcome
  • Signage for Permanent Rooms and Spaces have Braille and Raised Characters
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation - Not Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation with Advance Notice


  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Cars in Self-Parking Facility
  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Vans in Self-Parking Facility
  • ADA Accessible Parking

Accessible Routes

  • 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 Fitness Center
  • Accessible Swimming Pool
  • Pool Lift Available

Check-in Age: 21 years or older (Those with a valid military ID are the exception and can check-in if 18 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 guest room and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet. Service and emotional support animals are always welcome.

Special Policy: A valid credit card is required at check-in for incidentals and room rental. Cash is not accepted as payment. 

Deposit Policy: A $50 refundable deposit is required at check-in. This policy does not apply to DB (Direct Bill) or UCC (Universal Credit Card) guests.


  • Huskie Stadium (0.24 )
  • Northern Illinois University (0.24 )
  • Glidden Historical Center (0.33 )
  • Egyptian Theatre (1.22 )
  • Ellwood House Museum (1.2 )
  • Stage Coach Players (1.44 )
  • AMC Market Square 10 (3.1 )
  • Jonamac Orchard (4.78 )
  • Acquaviva Winery (12.47 )
  • Shabbona Lake State Park (12.95 )
  • Grand Victoria Casino (26.48 )
  • Hollywood Casino Aurora (26.53 )


  • Culver's (0.05 )
  • Fatty's Pub & Grill (0.09 )
  • Happy Wok Chinese Restaurant (0.06 )
  • Pizza Pro's (0.06 )
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (0.12 )
  • Taco Bell (0.05 )
  • Dunkin' (0.16 )
  • IHOP (0.2 )
  • Jersey Mike's Subs (0.17 )
  • Starbucks (0.25 )


  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (DKB) (3.29 )
  • Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) (24.99 )
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) (44.91 )

Shopping and Dining

Visit DeKalb: Learn all about the shopping and dining in DeKalb, IL.

Living in Dekalb: NIU

Students and professors at Northern Illinois University talk about the perks and benefits of living in DeKalb, Illinois. Video provided by Northern Illinois University

Check out some of the parks nearby

Nearby Parks

Prairie Park (walking distance) has walking trails, disc golf and picnic tables to enjoy a day outdoors. Shabbona Lake State Park (16.9 miles) features fishing, kayaking, hiking and more! Explore outside then rest at Red Roof.

friends having fun

Jonamac Orchard

Spend an afternoon with the family at the beautiful Jonamac Orchard. This Orchard has been providing quality farm products since 1984. They also host special events all year around as well. Just 6 miles away.


Nearby Museums

Isaac Ellwood and Joseph F. Glidden are two entrepreneurs that brought you the barbed wire. It all started in the City of Dekalb! Come out and visit the Ellwood House Museum (1.5 miles) where Ellwood and his family once lived and/or visit the Glidden Homestead and Historical Center (0.3 miles).


Northern Illinois University

Visiting someone on campus at Northern Illinois University? Keep the commute short. When you stay at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, you're only a mile away from the University. Any closer, you'd be on campus! Book now!