Founded in the 1830s, Beloit now plays home to almost 40,000 people. The city claims it's the origin place of the speedometer, the twine binder, and Korn Kurls. Recently, Main Street America named Beloit as having one of the top 20 greatest American streets and 2017's Most Romantic Main Street. It's also home to Beloit College, a private liberal arts college.
The city has several hotel options, but not too many. There are also hotels in nearby Rockford, Illinois, and Janesville, Wisconsin. Beloit's location is almost a center point to the major cities surrounding it. It's within 100 miles of Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois.
When to Visit Beloit, WI
From late spring to early fall is the best time to visit Beloit. Winter months are cold and snowy, but there's still something to do. Hotel rates and bookings increase in the warmer months, so if you're looking for a great deal, think about visiting in winter.
From May through October, temperatures are pleasant. Average highs in May are in the mid 60s, in July temperatures average near 80 degrees Fahrenheit, and in October average highs are near 60. Low temperatures in May, June, September, and October are chilly in the 40s and 50s. The rainiest months are April and October; these month are more likely to have extended rainfall. Thunderstorms make up most of the rainfall, racking up totals quickly.
Beloit has several ongoing events during the tourist season including tours of the Beckman Mills, the farmers' market, minor league baseball games, and free concerts in the park. Notable events in spring months include the Easter Eggstravaganza, Art Walk, and South Beloit Corn Boil. Big summer events like Old Settler's Days, US Kubb Open, and the Pop's on the Rock 4th of July Bash are fun for the whole family. Fall brings more fun with Heritage Days, Oktoberfest, and Halloween festivities including a costume contest and parade. Winter activities include a holiday parade, Holidazzle, and Winterfest.
Winter temperatures in Beloit are often brutally cold. Average highs from December through February are at or below freezing. Lows during these months are in the teens. Early spring and late fall offer transitioning temperatures with highs averaging in the 40s and 50s and lows in the 30s. Snow accumulations of more than 10 inches a month are common from December through February.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Beloit, WI:
Beloit, WI: Prices by Star Rating Class
Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. price trends by star rating class in Beloit, WI. Browse these line graphs to determine the least expensive dates to book a room in Beloit for your upcoming travels.
Higher-End Hotels in and Around Beloit, WI
For a more luxurious, upscale hotel, consider Garden Hotel and Conference Center in Beloit. Rooms boast new flat screen TVs with cable channels including Showtime, complimentary Wi-Fi, workstations, and coffee pots. Business travelers will love services like fax and copying, as well as the 11,000 square feet of meeting space. Ask for a room off the large, indoor pool flanked by a big deck for lounging. The restaurant serves tasty meals ranging from burgers to pasta, and the bar creates delectable cocktails.
At Staybridge Suites in Rockford, you'll sleep well in what travelers called, “great sized rooms with very comfortable, wonderful beds.” Enjoy home-cooked meals in the full-size kitchens that include refrigerator/freezers, microwaves, toasters, and stoves. Cleanup is a breeze with a dishwasher in the room. Cook up some fine grilled fare on the barbecue grills, or wait until the Wednesday night BBQs. Enjoy free food and drinks Tuesday through Thursday evenings at the Social. The kids can splash in the indoor pool while you relax in the spa tub nearby. Other perks include free local shuttle, free parking, free Wi-Fi, and cable channels.
At Hilton Garden Inn in Rockford, choose from spacious rooms or suites offering double queens or single kings with sofa sleepers or chairs with footstools. Suites boast separate living areas and two baths, one with whirlpool tubs. Large work desks with ergonomic chairs and business center with express mail, fax, copier, and printer make work trips less stressful. Make dinner simple when you order room service from the Garden Grille & Bar. Pick up a simple meal in the Pavilion Pantry and make it in your room's microwave.
Affordable Hotels in and Around Beloit, WI
3 Star Average Prices: $135.60
For budget-friendly lodging, check out Rodeway Inn in Beloit. Conveniently located near where I-90 and I-39 come together, this hotel is close to Pohlman Field and Angel Museum. Rooms include WI-Fi, satellite TV with premium channels, and private baths with complimentary toiletries. Make mealtime easy with a fridge and microwave in your room. End a busy day with a cocktail and karaoke at the nightclub on the premises. Kids under age 12 stay free in your room, making this hotel even more affordable.
At Super 8 in Beloit, you'll be right off I-90 and just minutes from the Logan Museum of Anthropology and Pearl Lake. The hotel boasts more than 500 square feet of space for business meetings, laundry services, free newspapers, and free local calls, making it a great stop for a work trip. Recreational choices include an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a hot tub. Staff serves a free breakfast starting at 6:30 a.m. every day. Save on snacks and simple meals with the in-room fridge and microwave. Stay entertained with free Wi-Fi and cable TV.
At the Motel 6 in Janesville, you'll be about 20 minutes from Beloit. All rooms boast full kitchens with stove tops, microwaves, fridges, cooking utensils, and coffee makers. Downtime entertainment choices, like cable TV and wireless internet, make afternoons more fun. Other perks include on-site laundry, free parking, and pet acceptance.
2 Star Average Prices: $87.10
Which Beloit hotels have real discounts?
Several hotels in Beloit offer savings for seniors and AAA members, as well as group discounts. At Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Beloit, you'll enjoy large suites with separate living, sleeping, and working areas. Bright decor welcomes you to relax on thick beds with crisp linens. All suites include microwaves, mini-fridges, 37-inch flat screens with premium cable, and Wi-Fi. Work up a sweat in the fitness center before an invigorating dip in the indoor pool. Afterward, soak your muscles in the hot tub. Receive a 5-percent discount as a AAA member and groups can save up to 8.5 percent.
At Hampton Inn in Beloit, you'll love what reviewers said were “very comfortable, spacious, and quiet rooms with wonderful beds.” Save 5 percent as a AAA member on rooms that feature Wi-Fi, free newspapers, and movie channels. Business travelers delight in the meeting spaces, business phone service, and fax, copying, and printing services. Recreational opportunities include a pool and fitness center. Top off your tank with free hot breakfast including waffles or get an “On the Run” breakfast bag during the week.
Best Value Hotels in and Around Beloit, WI
For great lodging at a fair price, Baymont Inn & Suites in Beloit is a fine choice. Visitors said this hotel is the “best value for the money.” With early check-in and late check-out options, you can plan your trip based on your needs. Sleek modern decor adorns your room that includes a fridge, microwave, and flat screen HDTV. It's perfect for extended stays since you can bring the dog and the kids stay free. A hot breakfast is served daily.
The Best Western Legacy Inn & Suites in Beloit offers high-quality furnishing and decor in the rooms with safes, fridges, and LCD TVs with HD channels. Freebies include Wi-Fi, parking, local and long distance calls, newspapers, and use of a nearby fitness center. Families will revel in adjoining rooms and the indoor pool. Plus, kids under age 17 stay free. Fuel up for the day with a free hot breakfast that includes biscuits and gravy, waffles, cereal, eggs, and fruit.
Things to Do Around Beloit, WI
If you love cherubs and angels, you must see the Angel Museum. Home to thousands of angel figurines from the Black Angel and Berg Angel Collections, the museum is housed in an old church. The guides are friendly and have ample information about angels to share.
At the Logan Museum of Anthropology, you get to peek into the past through hundreds of thousands of artifacts from cultures across the globe. Ongoing exhibits include the students' laboratory that explores the museum and its collections, Pre-Columbian ceramics, and murals depicting human history.
Rent a kayak or canoe for the day and explore the Rock River Water Trail. This meandering water trail is perfect for a lazy float, and there are walking trails and fishing spots along the shore.
Whether you're stopping for the night or planning an extended stay, HotelPlanner helps you make the most of your Beloit trip. From inexpensive rooms to high-end suites, you'll find a great room at a great price! Start planning your trip today!