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Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
You will have plenty of places to stay when you visit Knox. You can choose from hotel chains or immerse yourself more deeply in Galesburg’s Midwestern vibe by staying in a quaint bed and breakfast. Most of the options listed below are a short drive from campus. If you have the opportunity, spend a bit of time exploring the Galesburg community. To find your way around, view a map of Galesburg restaurants, shopping, attractions, and accommodations.
Blocks of Rooms. Rooms book quickly for big events on campus; we strongly encourage you to make your reservation early. Blocks of rooms are reserved at select establishments (noted with an *) for Homecoming and Commencement. Call the local number to book a room within a "Knox College" block for one of these weekends.
Need transportation once arriving in Galesburg? Contact Enterprise Rent-A-Car (located next to the Amtrak depot) or call United American taxi/cab service at 309-341-6161 or 309-342-6161. You may also be interested in the City of Galesburg's public transit system.
$ = under $70; $$ = $70 to $125; $$$ = over $125 (per night, based on double occupancy)
Broadview Inn & Suites $
29 Public Square
Galesburg East Best Holiday Trav-L-Park $
1081 U.S. 150
Open April 1 - November 1
The Barn Bed & Breakfast $
1690 Kenny Street
Johnny's Guest House $$
502 East Clinton Avenue
Red Roof Inn $
1822 West War Memorial Drive
Times President Obama visited
Once after winning the Democratic nomination to the US Senate, next as a commencement speaker in 2005 and lastly, in July 2013 to address the economy.