Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

300 South Soangetaha Rd., Galesburg, IL 61401 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Property
40.943490-90.330400
+1-800-760-7718
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Based on 375 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an indoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 2.6%!
  • 113 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • Check in: 03:00
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.1/10

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Room Types

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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Business Plus High Speed Internet Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Business Plus High Speed Internet Accessible Coffee Maker, Hairdryer Continental Breakfas
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Bz Plus Room High Speed Internet Coffee Maker, Hair Continental Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Accessible Roll in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Coffee Maker
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Ground Floor Patio
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Grndflr Bz Plus Room Patio High Speed Continental Breakfast
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds High Speed Internet Accessible Coffee Maker, Hairdryer Iron and Ironing Board Continent
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds High Speed Internet Coffee Maker, Hair, Iron Continental Breakfast
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Patio Ground Floor
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Room 1 King Bed Patio Ground Floor
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Room Ground Floor
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Discovery Depot Children's Museum, Seminary Street's shopping and dining, Knox College, Carl Sandburg College & birthplace, Orpheum Theatre, Railroad Museum, Civic Arts Center, Bishop Hill, future home of the National Railroad Hall of Fame.

Verified Reviews of Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean, quiet and spacious feeling jacuzzi would be nice."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Will come back if in area aagain!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 15 to Thu Sep 16 2021 at a $72.99 average nightly rate.
"Horrible"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Dirty and smelled strongly of smoke.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 08 to Sun Jul 11 2021 at a $96.99 average nightly rate.
"Breakfast was Excellent Thank you."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We made reservations through other party. Didn't get a Jaccuse. Everything else great.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 09 to Thu Sep 10 2020 at a $87.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 375 guest reviews

Property Description

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.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 2
Rooms: 113
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 113
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Once Per Stay
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 6713 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 400 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5:00pm-close
Pool Info: closed
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours in advance
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 17.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 1.95 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.95 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Internet - wireless
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Fax available
  • Office or business center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Alarm clock
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Voicemail
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa

Airport & Shuttle Information

Moline Airport- 45 milesGreater Peoria Airport- 45 miles

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel shuttle available, fees may apply

Breakfast Information

pre wrapped items only

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.

Parking Info

free

Internet / WiFI

free

Cleaning Policies

all public areas every 2 hours.several non essential items removed from roomsspecial chemicals used for cleaning and rooms sit empty for at least 24-72 hours after a guest checks out.

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or airline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Prairie Inn

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

The graph above is trends of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 27.3% in the month of May 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $137 in the month of May 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center.

Feel free to use the Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Galesburg event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Conference room A 17 x 26 x 7 44232/----18--1816--/--4050--
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Conference room A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
442 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 26 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
Conference room B 17 x 26 x 7 44232/----18111816--/--4050--
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Conference room B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
442 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 26 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
9
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Conference rooms C and D 52 x 17 x 7 88470/----53--3028--/--120100--
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Conference rooms C and D

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
884 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
52 x 17 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
Conference Rm E 18 x 26 x 7 46840/----36--1818--/--5050--
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Conference Rm E

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
468 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
18 x 26 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Air Conditioning
Grand Ballroom 43 x 65 x 10 2709250/----180--6080--/--400400--
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2709 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
43 x 65 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
East Ballroom
21 x 43 x 10 90360/----60--2430--/--100100--
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East Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
903 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 43 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Central Ballroom
21 x 43 x 10 90360/----60--2430--/--100100--
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Central Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
903 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 43 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
West Ballroom
21 x 43 x 10 90360/----60--2430--/--100100--
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West Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
903 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 43 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
9
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Conference Rm A/B 17 x 52 x 7 88470/----53--3028--/--120100--
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Conference Rm A/B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
884 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 52 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Conference Rm C 17 x 26 x 7 44232/----18--1816--/--4050--
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Conference Rm C

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
442 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 26 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Conference Rm D 17 x 26 x 7 44232/----18--1816--/--4050--
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Conference Rm D

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
442 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 26 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

FAQs about Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center have?

There are 113 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

Yes, they have 11 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

pre wrapped items only

What parking is available at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

free

How much does internet cost?

free

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Accessible Roll in Shower

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Accessible Roll in Showe

Is there a pool at Best Western Prairie Inn & Conference Center?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. closed.

Testimonials:

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