Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

300 S Soangetaha Road, Galesburg, IL 61401-5527
Phone: 309/343-7151   |   Fax: 309/343-7168   |   113 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover northwestern Illinois from the comfort of this quaint Galesburg hotel, just minutes from Knox College and Seminary Street.

Conveniently located off the I-74, the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center is just three miles from the heart of Galesburg, IL. Guests are just minutes from historic Seminary Street, offering shopping, dining and more. History and culture lovers delight in Galesburg's many well-known attractions, from the Orpheum Theatre to the Galesburg Railroad Museum to the birthplace of famed writer Carl Sandburg. A scenic self-guided car tour takes guests from this Galesburg hotel to many of these popular attractions.

The hotel is a great choice for families visiting students at Knox College or Carl Sandburg College, both just minutes away. It's also a convenient spot for experiencing seasonal events, like Railroad Days and the Stearman Fly-In. This Illinois hotel also offers easy access for corporate travelers doing business at RFMS, BNSF and Masters Educational Services.

A full service Galesburg hotel with the only full service event location in the area, we offer the highest quality amenities. Our ballroom can seat up to 300 guests, making the property a perfect choice for your next meeting, banquet, reunion or wedding.

The newly renovated rooms at the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center include comfortable beds with quality linens and plush pillows. Newly installed 37-inch LCD flat-screen TV's have cable satellite & HBO®. All rooms come with a microwave and refrigerator. Select rooms offer a private patio entrance to our beautiful courtyard. Other amenities available at this Galesburg hotel include an indoor pool, exercise facility, room service and free Wi-Fi access.

Make the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center your home away from home during your next visit to Galesburg, IL. Contact our friendly staff to reserve your stay! Enjoy your stay.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site. Breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily. Dinner served 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed for dinner on Sunday night.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Cocktail lounge, open Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • Catering staff
  • Wedding services
  • Baggage hold
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Express check out
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center, 24-hour
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Ballroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Interior corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms. All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access.
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Physically challenged facilities, rooms with grab bars and roll-in showers available
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Local shuttle
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • USA Today available in the lobby
  • Complimentary coffee available in the lobby

Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

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Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

Conveniently located, the best western prairie inn & conference center in Galesburg, 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: 40.944075  /  Latitude: -90.331895

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Peoria/I-74 West. Heading on I-74 West, take Exit 48B toward East Galesburg. Turn right on Main Street and take your first right onto south Soangetaha Road to the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center.

From: Moline/Quad Cities/I-74 E Heading on I-74 East, take Exit 48B toward East Galesburg. Turn left on Main Street and take your first right onto south Soangetaha Road to the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center.

From: Amtrak Station- GBB. Head north on Seminary Street, take a right on Main Street and another right onto South Soangetaha Road to the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center.

Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

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

Carl Sandburg Historic Site

The Carl Sandburg Historic Site is the birthplace of the Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, writer, editor and singer. Adjacent to the home is the visitor center housing the museum, gift shop and small theater. The annual spring Sandburg Days Festival honors this famous son of Galesburg. For over 40 years, students have attended Galesburg's Carl Sandburg College - earning associate degrees and participating in occupational programs.

Best Western hotels offer convenient locations near the historic site and several other attractions including the historic Orpheum Theatre, the Galesburg Civic Art Center, the Galesburg Antiques Mall and the Soangetaha Golf Course. Make yourself at home in Central Illinois.

National Railroad Hall of Fame

Established in 2003, the National Railroad Hall of Fame is located in central Illinois in the city of Galesburg. Recognized by Congress in 2004, the museum is set on Main Street, and is also known as the Engines of Freedom Experience.

The National Railroad Hall of Fame holds annual inductions, divided into three categories: the Birth & Development Era from 1800 to 1865, the Golden Era from 1866 to 1945, and the Modern Era from 1946 on. Inductees include Abraham Lincoln, J.P. Morgan, and Max and Thelma Biegert for their efforts in preserving the Grand Canyon Railway.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Discovery Depot, children's museum
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Seminary Street, dining, shopping, and more.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Orpheum Theater
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Galesburg Railroad Museum
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Civic Art Center, Galesburg's non-profit art gallery
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Carl Sandburg Site, historic site association for Carl Sandburg, noted poet and author.
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Old Main at Knox College, site of famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debate.
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Galesburg Antique Mall
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Walmart®
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Sandburg Mall
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Target
  • 4.00 mile(s) from JC Penny

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.30 mile(s) from Kiwanis Park
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Soangetaha Golf Course
  • 3.70 mile(s) from Bunker Links Golf Course
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Lake Storey Park
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bunker Links Golf Course
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Lake Storey, campgrounds, water activities, and recreational area

Nearby Restaurants

  • There are plenty of dining options both on site and within minutes of this Galesburg hotel.
  • Homestead Room, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, dinner, breakfast served from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily. Dinner served from 4:30 p.m. to close Monday through Saturday. Lounge is open from 4:30 p.m. to close on Monday through Saturday. Guests receive 10% off all entrees.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Taco Bell, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Q's Cafe, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Side Trax, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.50 mile(s) from McGillacuddy's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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