The newly built Best Western Plus Centralia Hotel & Suites in Centralia, Illinois is perfect for the leisure or business traveler in the Central and Southern Illinois area. Our oversized guest rooms, pillowtop mattresses, 43-inch LED TVs, free Wi-Fi, in-room refrigerators and coffee makers will make you feel extra comfortable. You can start each day with a free full hot breakfast, get in a workout in our spacious fitness center, or wind down with a swim in our indoor pool.
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Located only 5 miles from Raccoon Lake and only 17 miles from Carlyle Lake, guests can enjoy an array of outdoor activities including hunting, boating, swimming, fishing, hiking or bird watching. There is plenty of free parking available for all large trucks, RV’s and trailers. We have a business center and two conference rooms. Enjoy a snack or sweet treat from our 24-hour sundry shop. For the longer stays, on-site laundry facilities are available. We are perfectly situated for the annual Balloon Fest or Raccoon Lake boat races. We also have a bridal suite featuring a fireplace and whirlpool tub for after the wedding celebration.
Our dedicated and friendly staff will ensure you enjoy your stay with us at the Best Western Plus Centralia Hotel & Suites.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a room. The size limit for a dog is 80 pounds. The pet friendly rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The staff is incredible - very friendly and accommodating. The evening manager volunteered to carry in my bags while I parked my car. The room was very spacious. Extremely well kept and clean...
Everything here is new, fresh, and in good working order. The staff was very polite and professional. My reward status was actually recognized (I guess that's a big deal to the chain?) The room was...
Stayed over Thanksgiving for a family visit and the hotel was great! Probably one of the best we have stayed at. Very clean rooms, great breakfast, and the staff were very helpful! Would definitely...
I was hesitant to stay at a Best Western, but this is probably the nicest hotel I have stayed in for months, and I'm a diamond member with Hilton. The rooms were beautiful and clean, the lobby is...
Nice looking hotel with great rooms. Staff was very friendly. Located next to some good restaurants and a 24 hour Walmart right across the street. Would definitely recommend. I will stay their next...
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
Business center, 24 hours, free
Computer modem hookups
Audio/visual equipment and services
Meeting facilities, two meeting rooms available
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Cable/satellite TV, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Sofabed available, in all suites
Spa available, the Bridal Suite offers a 2 person bathtub/whirlpool
Adjoining rooms available
Fireplace available, in the Bridal Suite
Rollaway beds, available
All guest rooms are oversized
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 10
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
5.9 mile(s) from Country Bob's
2.5 mile(s) from SSM Health® St. Mary's Hospital
3.1 mile(s) from C & N Railroad
3.4 mile(s) from Swan Corporation
3.5 mile(s) from Big 3 Precision Products, Inc.
2.3 mile(s) from Engineered Fluid, Inc., EFI
4.8 mile(s) from DuraTech Corporation
1.7 mile(s) from Airgo
5 mile(s) from American Equipment & Machine
1.2 mile(s) from WBT/Wire Basket Tray
0.9 mile(s) from Durham® School Services
3.6 mile(s) from Monsanto Co.
5 mile(s) from Graphic Packaging International
1.7 mile(s) from Pinnacle Foods Inc.
3.9 mile(s) from RN Conveyance Company
3.8 mile(s) from Intermountain Electronics, Inc.
3.8 mile(s) from Centralia Correctional Center
1.7 mile(s) from Centralia Recreation Complex
4.1 mile(s) from Kaskaskia College
3.6 mile(s) from Kaskaskia Workshop Inc.
3.6 mile(s) from Heritage Woods of Centralia
0.9 mile(s) from Warren G. Murray Developmental Center
3.5 mile(s) from Bryan Manor
3.5 mile(s) from Centralia Manor
3.7 mile(s) from Cedarhurst Assisted Living
.9 mile(s) from AMC Classic Centralia 5, five theatres located in Fairview Park Shopping Center featuring the newest releases.
1.8 mile(s) from Centralia Carillon & Musical Fountain, see and hear the distinctive sites and sounds of the Centralia Carillon towering 165 feet high above the city. The Centralia Carillon, the sixth largest bell tower in the world, is played by a professional carillonneur who climbs 173 steps to play the bells in concert. The base of the tower contains a small museum, and tours of the Carillon are available free to the public by making a reservation.
1.8 mile(s) from Centralia Area Historical Society, you can experience the area’s rich railroad history through vintage pictures, tools, clothing and even a tour of a real caboose. Civil War items, military uniforms, equipment, ration books, flags, awards and other artifacts mark special times in the history of this country and the Centralia area. Centralia is rich in mining history, and detonators, lunch buckles, rescue equipment, and newspaper reports of the #5 Mine Disaster can be viewed at the Museum. The experiences you can have here are too numerous to list, but we know you won’t want to miss the history of this unique area.
2.5 mile(s) from Centralia Cultural Society, a visit to Centralia can be enriched by the Centralia Cultural Society. You may catch a performance by the Centralia Philharmonic Orchestra, the Choral Society, the Little Theater Players, Bronze Expression Handbells or maybe an exhibit by the Palette and Brush Club or Light and Lens Club. The Cultural Society facility has an auditorium that seats 250.
1 mile(s) from Memorials, there are a number of memorials are located throughout
Centralia honoring U.S. servicemen and fallen coal miners.
Across the street from Sergio Mexican Bar & Grill, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.8 mile(s) from Tequila's, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.9 mile(s) from Peking Chinese Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.2 mile(s) from Java Joe's, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.6 mile(s) from Centralia House Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, A Centralia tradition, offers a historic atmosphere, exquisite cuisine, and your favority cocktails. Enjoy live piano entertainment on Friday & Saturday nights.
1.7 mile(s) from Rail Coffee Room, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, A wonderful cup of your favorite Joe and distinctive eats.
1.7 mile(s) from Mama Antonia's Trattoria, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Appetizers, Salads, Pasta, Lunch & Subs, Pizza
2.6 mile(s) from Jerry's Grill & Bar, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, With a mix of American and Chinese dishes, you're sure to find something you love at Jerry's.
5.5 mile(s) from Fairway's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Located at the Greenview Golf Club. Watch all of your favorite sports in the bar. Serving a full menu including app's, soup, salad, sandwiches, pizza and dinners.
4 mile(s) from Kaskaskia College, offers Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees for transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as 29 associate degrees.
17 mile(s) from Salem
16.5 mile(s) from Carlyle
26 mile(s) from Mt. Vernon
75 mile(s) from St. Louis, Missouri
61 mile(s) from Effingham
.4 mile(s) from Fairview Park, a short walk from the hotel is Fairview Park featuring Railroad Village, which includes a historic 2500 Engine and 9415 Caboose on display. Also see the rare Republis F-105 Thuderchief #318 aircraft. Activities to be enjoyed include a public swimming pool, baseball & softball fields, 11 sheltered picnic areas, playground, tennis courts, skate park, horse shoe pits & sand volleyball courts.
1.8 mile(s) from Centralia Recreation Complex, is a 60,000 square foot multi-sport facility located in historic downtown. Features include an elevated walking and jogging track, an oversized gym with 2 full courts and 6 adjustable goals, and a fitness room. There is a 6 lane, 25 yard competition pool, a 130-foot waterslide, a 2,000 square foot heated family leisure pool, a raindrop fountain, a heated whirlpool spa observation deck, locker rooms, shower facilities, family change room, and conference center.
2.7 mile(s) from Foundation Park, is a unique private park open to the public. This scenic 300 acre park is open year-round from dawn until 11 p.m. daily. There are miles of hiking trails, an exercise trail, an ice skating pond, and two fishing ponds both stocked with bass, bluegill and catfish. The park also sports a restored prairie, a Chapel in the Woods, the Hall Shelter, the Sentinel Shelter, The Bowl (an outdoor amphitheatre), Moose Oven, and the Miner’s Memorial. Disc Golf also available.
5 mile(s) from Raccoon Lake, this great water feature offers more than 14 miles of shoreline and 970 acres of water. Fishing is the primary recreation on this lake (bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish). Raccoon Lake’s 5 mph limit is favorable for a variety of watercraft including kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards, sailboats and paddle boats. A boat ramp and canoe/kayak launch site is located at the north end of Country Club Road. All watercraft shall abide by State and City Regulations.
5 mile(s) from Greenview Golf Course, is an 18 hole regulation course. From the longest tees it offers 6,150 yards of golf for a par of 70. Fairways Restaurant & Sports Loung is on-site and open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are daily specials and a large menu to choose from.
17 mile(s) from Carlyle Lake, is a 26,000-acre multipurpose lake. Recreational opportunities abound on the lake. Carlyle Lake is known as one of the top waterfowl hunting areas in the state. Fishing is available on more than 2,000 acres of the lake. Bird watchers will enjoy observing bald eagles, ospreys, cormorants and great blue herons, as well as numerous species of shorebirds and songbirds. Numerous beaches offer boat ramps, swimming, pinic areas & bathouses. There are also miles of bike & hike trails.
13 mile(s) from Lake Centralia, covers more than 400 acres. This lake is great for boating and water skiing. Pontoon boats, sailboats, and other boats 21 feet in length and under are allowed on this lake. There is also great fishing on this lake. A boat ramp is located on Waverunner Cove accessible from Green Street Road to Scout Road. All watercraft shall abide by State and City Regulations.
7 mile(s) from Colonial Golf Course, is a public 18-hole Golf Course
Bermuda Fairways. Different tees for all levels of play.
.1 mile(s) from Walmart®, conveniently located across the stree from the hotel
.9 mile(s) from Fairview Park Plaza, several stores available for various shopping needs
73 mile(s) from St. Louis Lambert International Airport
38 mile(s) from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport/Scott Air Force Base
4.2 mile(s) from Centralia Municipal Airport, is a general aviation facility owned/operated by the City of Centralia. It has air freight & charter passenger services connecting to major commercial airports.
1.5 mile(s) from Amtrak Station, catch the City of New Orleans or the Illinois Service route from the local Amtrak Station.