Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn

805 Iron Horse Place, Monticello, IL 61856-8145
Phone: +1 217-762-9436   |   Fax: 217/762-9436   |   44 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn lies at the focal point of unique Monticello and Piatt counties, on Interstate 72 in the central Illinois community. This prairie community proudly displays sites and events continuously through the year, with a special emphasis on the 2,000 acres of native plains and upland forest that make up beautiful Allerton Park, a Registered Natural Landmark. The new hotel is 15 minutes from University of Illinois sports, arts and conference events.

We feature many amenities to fulfill your needs such as a complimentary full breakfast, indoor pool, conference center, free newspaper, dataports, interior corridors, rooms and facilities to accommodate physically challenged guests, and an elevator. The Railway Museum, next to the Inn, displays 100 years of U.S. Railway history with an operating railway system.

It is the convenient, friendly place to stay when visiting Champaign, Decatur, and other East Central Illinois communities. Monticello welcomes you!

The public restrooms in our pool area are being renovated.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Meeting Facilities, total measurement 2500 sq.ft. maximum 200 guests
  • Fax services nominal fee
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Mail services
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • Multilingual staff, Indian and Spanish
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Laundromat Do it yourself laundromat.
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Business center, open 24-hours
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Wedding services
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged and ramp
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free parking

Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn

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Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn

Conveniently located, the best western monticello gateway inn in Monticello, Illinois is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.049935  /  Latitude: -88.565985


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 72. Take Route 105 and Exit 166, go a quarter mile, the Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn will be on the south side.

From: Willard/Champagne Airport, State Route 45 South to Monticello Road. West to City of Monticello. Market Street. North to hotel.

From: Decatur International Airport, All direct interstates.

Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Allerton Park & Retreat Center

Set in Willow Branch, the Allerton Park & Retreat Center is located in central Illinois near Monticello along the Sangamon River. Also know as Robert Allerton Park, the 1,517-acre area plays host to over 100,000 annual visitors.

Open to the public, Allerton Park is home to the expansive gardens like Triangle Parterre Garden and Chinese Maze Garden, plus the Allerton Natural Area – a National Natural Landmark. Visitors must see the Allerton House, also known as The Farms, plus the Butternut Room, House of the Golden Buddha, and the Avenue of the Chinese Musicians.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • .5 mile(s) from Lodge Park, jogging, fishing, hiking, picnicing
  • .5 mile(s) from Railway Museum, antique rail system
  • 1 mile(s) from Kirby Hospital
  • 1 mile(s) from barber/beauty shop
  • 1 mile(s) from laundromat
  • 1 mile(s) from tennis, volleyball, boating, jet skiing
  • 3.5 mile(s) from Allerton Park, conference center
  • 15 mile(s) from travel agency
  • 15 mile(s) from Lake of the Woods, golf-swimming
  • 18 mile(s) from Parkland Community College
  • 18 mile(s) from Rockome Gardens, Amish country
  • 20 mile(s) from golf courses
  • 20 mile(s) from fishing
  • 20 mile(s) from Market Place Mall
  • 20 mile(s) from Carle Hospital
  • 20 mile(s) from University of Illinois
  • 20 mile(s) from Clinton Lake, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing
  • 20 mile(s) from Convenant Hospital
  • 23 mile(s) from Krannert Center, performing arts center
  • 24 mile(s) from Richland Community College
  • 26 mile(s) from Decatur Civic Center
  • 26 mile(s) from Hickory Point Shopping Mall
  • 26 mile(s) from Millikin University
  • 26 mile(s) from Scovill Children's Zoo
  • 26 mile(s) from golf courses

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to The Red Wheel, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Subway, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Brown Bag, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Filippo's, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from The Main Street Pub, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from China Star, Buffet, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Monicals, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Hardee's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Dairy Queen, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from El Toro, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,

Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn

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