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Ranked #1 hotel in Woodstock and the surrounding area.

Experience small-town charm with big-city amenities at this quaint Woodstock, Illinois hotel just minutes from historic downtown Woodstock.

The Best Western Woodstock Inn offers affordable, comfortable and convenient accommodations. This McHenry County hotel is just minutes from picturesque downtown Woodstock. Here, numerous boutique shops, restaurants and businesses flank the charming Woodstock Square, including the historic Woodstock Opera House - where the likes of Paul Newman and Olson Wells launched their careers.

Guests are drawn to annual events that include art fairs, Dick Tracy Days, the Groundhog Day Festival - the 1993 Bill Murray movie was filmed here, and the Lighting of the Square, a holiday favorite. Outdoor enthusiasts love that this Woodstock hotel is less than a mile away from an extensive park system with impressive bike paths.

Conveniently located in the heart of McHenry County, the Best Western Woodstock Inn offers easy access to the surrounding cities of McHenry, Elgin, Algonquin and Huntley. The property is close to internationally known companies such as Brown Printing and Well's Manufacturing, and also serves as a convenient lodging option for utility workers on local projects. This Woodstock hotel is also a short distance from O'Hare International Airport, Midway International Airport and the Rockford Airport.

Guests at this pet-friendly hotel in McHenry County enjoy amenities that include luxuriously-appointed and spacious guest rooms with complimentary high-speed Internet access, flat-screen cable satellite television, a microwave, refrigerator and coffee/tea maker. Select rooms feature whirlpools and we also offer ADA-accessible rooms. Plus, guests will awake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast and free newspaper. Visitors will also enjoy the on-site pool and fitness center.

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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 $30.00 per day with a $150.00 per week maximum.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Armanetti's Fine Wine & Spirits, home of the Wines of the World, this store offers the finest wines and spirits. Matt's Armanetti Liquor Mart has been serving McHenry County for over 34 years.
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Hess Print Solution, produces catalogs, publications and softcover books. Part of Hess management group. Woodstock, Il.
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Brown Printing, a large publication and catalog printer. Has locations in Minnesota, Illinois and Pennsylvania.


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Lighting of the Square, held on the Friday after Thanksgiving, this celebration kicks the Holiday season downtown. After dark, crowds gather in the Square, sing carols and mingle around the local shops. At 7:00 p.m., a small presentation is made by the mayor, City council representative and even Santa Claus. After Miss Woodstock speaks, the crowd counts down in unison and she throws the big light switch. All at once, Christmas lights in all the park trees and atop every building's facade turn on in a dazzling and festive introduction to the season.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Groundhog Day, the town celebrates "Groundhog Day" at the beginning of every February, including tours of famous filming sites from the 1993 movie. The town now even has its own groundhog named "Woodstock Willie", who essentially performs the same tasks as "Punxsutawney Phil" at the site of the original Groundhog Day festival. Every year on the weekend of Groundhog Day, the Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theater shows Groundhog Day for free. Woodstock's Groundhog day festival also includes a traditional groundhog lighting.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Woodstock Square, the square consists of historic buildings and is anchored by two key structures, the Old McHenry County Courthouse and the Woodstock Opera House. Most of the other buildings on the square are privately owned and kept up, housing numerous small businesses, including restaurants and shops. The streets of the square are one way and paved with brick, they square off a large public park which features two gazebos and war memorials. During the winter the square and its buildings and trees are adorned with lights.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Opera House, the Woodstock Opera House has been in continuous operation since its construction was completed in 1889. Along with the Old Courthouse, the Opera House is one of the key elements of the Woodstock Square Historic District. Originally constructed to be a library, council room, court, fire department, and provide a second floor auditorium, the Opera House quickly became the center for McHenry County's entertainment.[4] Today the Opera House hosts a variety of events. They include: concerts, theatre, dance, visual art, educational programs, lectures and meetings. The Woodstock Opera House is one of the oldest continually operating theatres in the United States.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Illinois Railway Museum, Illinois Railway Museum is the largest railroad museum in the United States and is located in Union, Illinois, 55 miles (89 km) northwest of Chicago. The museum is situated at 7000 Olson Rd.[3]


  • Adjacent to Three Brothers, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner


  • 10.00 mile(s) from McHenry County College, community college serving residents residing in Community College District 528, which covers most of McHenry County, Illinois, as well as portions of surrounding counties.
  • 25.80 mile(s) from Elgin Community College, is a post-secondary educational institution which awards Associate of Arts degrees.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Northern Illinois University, is an institution of higher education and research in Illinois.
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Loyola University Chicago, is a private Jesuit University.
  • 51.00 mile(s) from College of DuPage, is a two-year community college in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Columbia College Chicago, is one of the largest art college in the United States.
  • 60.00 mile(s) from DePaul University, is a private institution of higher education and research in Chicago Illinois.

Nearby Cities

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Crystal Lake
  • 15.00 mile(s) from McHenry
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Algonquin
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Elgin
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rockford
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Chicago


  • 0.01 mile(s) from WDSTK Recreation Department, exercise equipment and free weights, an indoor swimming pool with whirlpool and sauna, an aerobics/dance floor, two racquetball courts. Also a full-size gymnasium with an indoor track, multi-purpose rooms, and a nursery.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from American Park, baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, picnic areas with grills and electric.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Aquatic Park, full lap pool Woodstock Water Works includes a zero depth recreation pool with a double flume slide and play features in the shallow end, and eight-lane competition/lap pool with a one-meter and three-meter diving board, a baby pool, and two shelters. A tot play lot, concessions with food court, plenty of green space for sunning or picnicking, and lots of convenient parking.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Prairie Trail, this 25.9 mile trail begins at the McHenry County line south of Algonquin and heads north to the Wisconsin border near Genoa City, with a new extension around Genoa City connecting to the Hebron Trail. It is paved from Algonquin to Ringwood and then is crushed limestone on the original railroad ballast. At its south terminus it becomes the Fox River Trail which in turn connects to the Great Western Trail, the Virgil Gilman Trail, and the Illinois Prairie Path, making a continuous trail of well


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Woodstock Square, beautiful Historic Woodstock Square has shopping, art galleries, and fine restaurants available year round.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Crystal Lake Commons, shopping, art galleries, and fine restaurants available year round.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Huntley Factory Outlet, large factory outlet mall
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Algonquin Commons, shopping, art galleries, health clubs, and a huge selection of outlet malls and fine restaurants available year round.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Lake Geneva Wisconsin, lake with recreational activities such as swimming, boating, riverboat cruises, shopping, art galleries, and fine restaurants available year round.


  • 45.00 mile(s) from O'Hare International Airport
  • 65.00 mile(s) from Midway Airport
  • 80.00 mile(s) from General Mitchell International Airport
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Metra easy walk to train, free parking.
  • 0.06 mile(s) from Woodstock