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The Best Western Pontiac Inn is located off of I-55 between Chicago,IL. and St. Louis, MO. Amtrak also makes stops in Pontiac. With a calm atmosphere and convenient location, this Pontiac hotel is the perfect place to stay for a productive business trip or a relaxing vacation.

You'll feel right at home in our newly renovated rooms with many amenities. The clean and modern rooms at this Pontiac, IL. hotel offer cable/satellite television with HBO®, a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffeemaker and much more. Before a day of meetings or sightseeing, get the perfect start to each morning with a complimentary hot full breakfast.

With easy access to area businesses, you'll look forward to a business trip at the Best Western Pontiac Inn. Relax with just short commutes to Caterpillar Inc, R.R. Donnelly, Mecalux, Anthony Liftgate, Pontiac Correctional Center and Exact Packaging. With a business center, wake-up calls and free wireless Internet access, we provide thoughtful amenities to ensure your stay is stress-free.

Explore the area during your stay - Historic Route 66, Route 66 Museum, Walldogs Museum, Livingston County War Museum, Pontiac-Oakland Museum, The Looking for Lincoln Trail and 23 Murals all located in Downtown Pontiac. Also enjoy several parks and three swinging bridges along the Vermillion River. Pontiac also has several events during the year, Red Carpet Corridor, Hangloose Car Show, Pontiac Cruise Nights, Thresherman's Reunion and Thresherman's Bluegrass Festival to name a few. For a list of things to see and do and events you can go to www.pontiac.org.

Relax right here at the hotel, too - many guests feel rejuvenated after taking a dip in our indoor pool or our hot tub. Get even more out of your stay with added amenities, including our new exercise facility, guest laundry, a 24-hour front desk, guest computer center and free parking.

For your stay in Pontiac with exceptional value, reserve a room at the Best Western Pontiac Inn. Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $15 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
Child Policy
Children 18 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pontiac Correctional Center, maximum security prison
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Caterpillar®, fuel injection systems
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Mecalux, builds steel shelving racks
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Anthony Liftgates, builds lift gates for trucks
  • 4.50 mile(s) from RR Donnelley, magazine printing company


  • 4.00 mile(s) from Pontiac Oakland Museum, come see one of the world's greatest collections of Pontiac and Oakland automobile brand items. Antique and classic cars, thousands of dealer artifacts, a comprehensive library of maps, brochures, original design drawings, service manuals. There are dealer signs and a wonderful display of over 2,000 oil cans to see.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from The Walldog Museum, the International Walldog Mural & Sign Art Museum is dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of the outdoor wall advertising signs painted in the days before electronic mass media. The painters who created those early signs called themselves "Walldogs."
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Route 66 Museum, artifacts of Hall of Fame members. Route 66 photo journal exhibit by Michael Campanelli, The Bob Waldmire School Bus Road Yacht and The Bob Waldmire VW Bus. Plus much, much more!
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Livingston County War Museum, walking through our museum is like taking a tour of the 20th Century, including artifacts, films, books, uniforms and weapons of several wars: World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm and even current conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • 4.25 mile(s) from The Jones House, located at 314 East Madison Street, this is a classic example of Gothic revival architecture. Built in 1857 - 1858, it is the oldest brick home in Pontiac, and is named after Henry C. Jones, the man who owned the home the longest length of time. This home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 5, 1978. The Livingston County Historical Society obtained the services of William B. Coney of Macomb to complete the home's restoration.
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Swinging Bridges, three swinging bridges over the Vermillion River! Bridge one connects Riverview Drive and Play Park. It was built in July 1898 by Joliet Bridge Company with an iron structure, 190 feet long and four feet wide and supported by cables swung from masonry piers. The current bridge is a wooden structure. Bridge two connects the Play Park and Chautauqua Park - Eden M. Johnson Memorial circa 1926. Bridge three connects the south side and Riverside-Humiston Park. It was built in connection with the adjoining park, circa 1978: Illinois Contractors, Inc.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Threshermen's Reunion, the Central States’ Threshermen's Reunion is the second oldest antique tractor show in the nation. 2012 represents the 64th annual gathering of vintage agricultural equipment and the enthusiasts who own and maintain them. There is something for every member of the family at the Threshermen's Reunion, from a daily "Parade of Power," to demonstrations of heritage crafts, and displays.


  • Across the street from Burger King, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Wendy's, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Arby's, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.15 mile(s) from Subway®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, located in Super Walmart®.
  • 0.15 mile(s) from Taco Bell, fast food, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken/Long John Silver's, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Baby Bulls, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Cafe Fontana, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.75 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Monical's Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Pontiac Buffet, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Joe's Station House, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza and sandwiches.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Mario's Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, closed on Mondays.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from La Mex, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Pontiac Family Kitchen, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Dairy Queen, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Bernard's II, full service, American, open for: lunch, Closed on Mondays. Italian/American Food.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Delongs, full service, American, open for: lunch
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Pit Stop, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch
  • 3.25 mile(s) from Apple Tree, full service, American, open for: breakfast,


  • 35.00 mile(s) from Illinois State University
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Heartland Community College
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Lincoln College

Nearby Cities

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Odell
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Chenoa
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Flanagan
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Saunenmin
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Dwight
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Blommington-Normal
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Peoria
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Joliet
  • 100. mile(s) from Chicago
  • 150. mile(s) from Springfield


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Elks Club Golf Course, beautiful golf course.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pontiac Recplex, four baseball fields, football field, tennis courts, sand volleyball, playground area and public restrooms
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fell Park, downtown. Has a basketball court, playground area and skate park.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Humiston Riverside Park, park on the river front. playground area, walkway, benches and swinging bridge.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Play Park, along the Riverfront. offers a boat dock and frisbee golf. Connects to Chautauqua Park by swinging bridge.
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Chautauqua Park, beautiful park surrounded by the river. playground, horseshoe pits, frisbee golf, two pavillions and Vermillion Players Theater.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Pontiac Recreation Center, located at Pontiac Township High School. Offers an indoor track, exercise equipment, three basketball courts and an Olympic size pool
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Wolf Creek Golf Course
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Humiston Woods, the 335 acre hardwood forest and eight acre restored prairie along the Vermilion River in Livingston county offers a variety of outdoor experiences for all seasons. The Nature Center offers seven trails, two pavilions, four picnic areas, a fishing pond, a canoe dock, and includes three handicapped-accessible areas. Latrines are located near the parking lot and both pavilions. Overnight camping is restricted to scout troops only. Pets on leashes are welcome. Horseback riders should contact the director about trail conditions.


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Walmart®, retail store
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Dollar Tree, retail store
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Aldi's, retail store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Kmart, retail store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Walgreens, drug store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Big R, farm store
  • 3.0 mile(s) from County Market, grocery store
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Shoppes at College Hills, outlet shopping mall
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Eastland Mall, shopping mall


  • 35.00 mile(s) from Central Illinois Regional Airport
  • 100 mile(s) from O'Hare International Airport
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Oakland County International Airport
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Amtrak