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300 S Soangetaha Road
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-5527
United States


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Hotel Overview

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

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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.

All rooms at the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center include a 37-inch LCD flat-screen TV's or larger and 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.

Visit our beautiful courtyard, complete with gazebo, games and putting green!


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Cocktail lounge, full bar, featuring Butch's Pizza, burgers and appetizers
  • 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
  • Complimentary coffee available in the lobby
  • Visit our beautiful courtyard, complete with gazebo, games and putting green!

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
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  • Cable satellite television, including three HBO® channels
  • AM/FM Alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Dataports, wireless
  • High-speed Internet access, analog dial up modem/dataport available
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms, available
  • Microwave, all rooms come with a microwave and mini-refrigerator.
  • Refrigerator
  • Crib, available
  • Rooms with courtyard view, available
  • Pet-friendly rooms, available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.80 mile(s) from RFMS
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Masters Educational Services
  • 3.00 mile(s) from BNSF Railway


  • 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.


  • 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,


  • 2.50 mile(s) from Knox College
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Carl Sandburg College
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Monmouth College
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Black Hawk College
  • 38.00 mile(s) from Western Illinois University
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Augustana College
  • 41.00 mile(s) from Bradley University

Nearby Cities

  • 14.00 mile(s) from Abingdon
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Monmouth
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Galva
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Aledo
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Peoria
  • 47.00 mile(s) from Kewanee
  • 48.00 mile(s) from Moline
  • 52.00 mile(s) from Davenport


  • 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


  • 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


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Galesburg
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Amtrak $10 shuttle ride to and from Amtrak station available.
  • 39.00 mile(s) from General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • 36.00 mile(s) from Quad City International Airport
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Galesburg Municipal Airport