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Galesburg Area Accommodations

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Office of Admission

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401

309-341-7100

800-678-KNOX

admission@​knox.edu

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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.

Galesburg Recommended Accommodations

$ = under $70; $$ = $70 to $125; $$$ = over $125 (per night, based on double occupancy)

AmericInn* $$
2284 Promenade Court (Near U.S. 34)
309-344-4444
800-456-4000

Baymont Inn & Suites* $$
2285 Washington St. (East Main Street at I-74)
309-343-7600

Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center* $$
300 South Soangetaha Road (East Main Street at I-74)
309-343-7151

Fairfield Inn* $$
901 West Carl Sandburg Drive (Near U.S. 34)
309-344-1911
800-228-2800

Holiday Inn Express & Suites $$$
2160 East Main Street
309-343-7100

Quality Inn* $
907 West Carl Sandburg Drive
309-344-5445

Other Area Accommodations

Galesburg

Allison Lake Storey Campground $
1351 S. Lake Storey Rd.
309-344-1534
Open mid-April to mid-October

Knoxville

America's Best Value Inn* $$
737 Knox Highway 10
309-289-2100

Galesburg East Best Holiday Trav-L-Park $
1081 U.S. 150
309-289-2267
Open April 1 - November 1

Walnut Grove Farm Guest House $$
1455 Knox Station Road
309-289-4770

Bishop Hill

The Gallery Inn $$
109 West Main Street
309-927-3080

Dahinda

The Barn Bed & Breakfast $
1690 Kenny Street
309-639-4408

Monmouth

AmericInn* $$
1 AmericInn Way
309-734-9958
800-634-3444

Johnny's Guest House $$
502 East Clinton Avenue
309-734-3610

Super 8 Motel $
1122 North 6th Street (near U.S. 34 & IL-67)
309-734-8558
800-800-8000

Moline

Hampton Inn & Suites - Quad City Airport $$
2450 69th Avenue
309-762-1900

Quality Inn And Suites - Moline Airport $
6910 27th Street
309-517-6283

La Quinta Inn - Moline Airport $
5450 27th Street
800-762-9008

Country Inn & Suites - Moline Airport $$
2729 69th Avenue Court
309-797-4249
800-830-5222

Holiday Inn Express Moline - Quad Cities $$
2100 69th Avenue 
309-517-6400

Peoria

Baymont Inn & Suites $$
2002 West War Memorial Drive
309-686-7600
877-229-6668

Residence Inn $$$
2000 West War Memorial Drive
309-681-9000
800-331-3131

Red Roof Inn $
1822 West War Memorial Drive
309-685-3911
800-733-7663

Courtyard Marriott $$
1928 West War Memorial Drive
309-686-1900

SpringHill Suites Peoria Westlake $$
2701 West Lake Avenue
309-681-2700

Embassy Suites East Peoria $$$
100 Conference Center Drive
309-694-0200

Rock Island

Bally's Quad Cities Casino & Hotel $$$
777 Jumer Drive
309-756-4600
800-477-7747

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