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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful. The room was clean with the exception the bed pillows smelled like someone slept on them. Disgusting. The location was excellent for attending the game. The breakfast was very good. It would had been a good expected who wants to sleep on that. Ugh.

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our location (across the street from NIU Stadium), breakfast and cleanliness. I apologize for the pillows, this isn't the impression we want to leave with any guest. Please make sure on your next visit to DeKalb you give us a call!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here several times when visiting my daughter who attends NIU. The rooms are awesome, bed more comfortable than my own at home!!! The continental breakfast is wonderful, nice selection of cold and hot food! The staff is kind and friendly!! My kind of go to hotel!! Thanks Red Roof Inn staff in Dekalb!!

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Mary: Thank you, first of all for always choosing Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb for your lodging needs when visiting your daughter at Northern Illinois University. It's always nice to hear such kind words. Being the closest Hotel to NIU's football stadium with the ability to walk to several restaurants and campus is a plus. We're very pleased that...

Plano, Illinois
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I recently stayed at the Red Roof Inn DeKalb over NIU's homecoming weekend. Every hotel in town was booked up but we were able to get a room here. We arrived early in the morning of our check in and while not expecting it, were able to check in really early at 10AM! Front desk staff was polite and very...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I will make sure this is shared with the entire staff they work hard and it's great to be recognized. It was an amazing Homecoming Weekend!! We try to get as many people as possible checked in early on football game days. Hope to see you soon. Please contact hotel early and directly for...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

POSITIVES: Friendly staff, good in-room coffee, spacious, nicely-decorated room; attractive living-room like area across from front desk; good location on the Lincoln Highway near campus and downtown. Breakfast included sausage and eggs, pancakes and waffles, pastries. Not too much light came in from under the curtains in the morning. Microwave available in breakfast room ffor heating up other meals. We...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

First let me start by saying thank you for the positive and candid review. We appreciate you choosing Red Roof Inn & Suites as your hotel while visiting DeKalb. The microwave in the breakfast room is commercial equipment and it does have a fan that runs after it completes the heating process ( confusing and frustrating) it is a new...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a great location in order to walk to the NIU football stadium. We didn't want to hassle with driving and it was a short 5 minute walk across the street and through an apartment complex parking lot to the tailgate area-10 minutes if you walked around to official parking area. The other hotel in town was requiring a...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Red Roof DeKalb Inn & Suites as your Game Day hotel. We are fortunate to be across the street from the NIU Football Stadium. I will share this with staff, it's always nice to be recognized for their hard work. Football season is a very exciting time of year for the Huskies, community, and fans!!!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel because our AC went out and we needed to be able to sleep. The room was, for whatever reason, damp. The AC was loud. It was, however, working and the pool was nice. The front desk was helpful and accommodating. I would stay there again if my AC was out.

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb.It has been a very humid summer. We are very fortunate to have the only outdoor pool in the county. I hope you are able to sleep and be comfortable at home now with your new AC unit. Hope to see you soon, even if it's just...

Clinton, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Lynnae has made my "home away from home" as comfortable and pleasant as she could! She always goes out of her way to make me feel welcome. She signed me up immediately for the Redi Card rewards program, thus I have earned several night's stays already. She is quick with local information such as directions to the coin laundry and...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing Lynnae in your review. She is an asset to our hotel. It was our pleasure, I'm glad she made your stay feel like home. We look forward to your next visit. I will make sure to share your review with Lynnae.

Oregon Coast, Oregon
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Red roof was clean and updated. The outdoor pool was really well maintained. There are no laundry services, but there is a Laundromat about a block down the road. The staff was very helpful, but the breakfast was fairly lame and there is a very active train track on the back side of the property that you could hear...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property, I will make sure I share this with my staff to better serve you and your family on your next visit to DeKalb. We do have refrigerators and microwaves in all of our suites and superior king bedded rooms and several of our standard rooms. I apologize you not being...

Berlin, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed at this hotel for just one night. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable which in my opinion are the two most important things. Sadly the train noise did wake me several times but didn't bother my husband. We were disappointed to not have a refrigerator in our room. All staff we encountered were very friendly....

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. I will also share your comments with my staff. When you reserve your next room night at the Red Roof Inn in DeKalb please feel free to mention any special request such as a room with a refrigerator and microwave, and away from the train. We have several luxury suites as well as King...

Hartford, Michigan
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Really clean and nice, the staff were wonderful. For me the rating is strictly location related. I'm here on business, and this place was booked by my company. I would never have chosen this hotel based on the location by the railroad tracks. I woke up every time the train went past. I am writing this at 5:30 AM, because...

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RRIDK, General Manager at Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review. We appreciate the kinds words and I will definitely make sure to share you comments. We always enjoy your group. If you do have the opportunity to visit DeKalb in the future, we can make sure you have a courtyard room away from the train. We do take request on room location preference. Hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Roof Inn & Suites Dekalb offers free WiFi, flat screen TVs, iron,ironing boards, hairdryers, and coffee makers in all rooms. Courtyard pool, fitness center, and business center.Hot Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

Address: 1212 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2904 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Illinois > DeKalb
Price Range: ₹ 5,363 - ₹ 7,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
De Kalb Best Western
Best Western De Kalb
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“I would try to get a room farthest from street or train in the back of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles Saromero1994, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can request a room facing the pool, away from parking, or facing parking with your car right outside your door”
 of 5 bubbles Jslp1, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would request poolside as it is interior of the outside noise and the pool closes at 9PM, so no noise from there.”
 of 5 bubbles 820BarbaraM, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard is better to not hear the train that runs right behind the building. Parking is by the outside rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles itsjustme1, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Inside courtyard if possible but all are fine”
 of 5 bubbles dougzweber, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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