Community Spotlight: Stay In Pontiac

4 Hotels Near Historic Route 66

Congratulations! Cruising into Pontiac, Illinois means that you have reached the southernmost point of The First Hundred Miles of Route 66. Whether you’re a day tripper or enjoyed a more leisurely journey, we know you’ve experienced lots of selfie stops, great food, outdoor activities and some unique and brand name lodging along the Mother Road. Here is your definitive guide to spending the night in historic Pontiac, Illinois!

Hampton Inn

2000 Grand Prix Drive, Pontiac


Part of the Hilton Brand of hotels, the Hampton Inn of Pontiac, Illinois is conveniently situated just off I55 (ALT US RT 66) and less than 6 minutes from downtown. Rooms feature a generous seating area, with or without fridge, and one or two king/queen bed choice combinations that come in a variety of accessible options (mobility, hearing, etc.). Indoor pool, dedicated workout facilities and hot breakfast is what always makes Hampton a great pick! Grab and Go breakfast sacks for the busy traveler are a nice touch too.

Best Western

1821 W Reynolds St, Pontiac


If all that driving has got you in the mood for some pampering, then book an in-room whirlpool tub at the Best Western. Free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV’s, minifridges plus microwaves and coffeemakers are just some of the amenities you’ll find at this casual hotel located just off I55 on Pontiac’s hotel row. Indoor pool with jacuzzi, dedicated workout room and business center round out whats available at this facility. Free breakfast and parking always a plus.

Super 8 by Wyndham

601 S Deerfield Rd, Pontiac


For those in search of a no-frills nights stay, then Super 8 budget hotel is for you. Easy-on/Easy-off I55 (ALT US RT 66) makes it simple to find and is a perfect location for exploring the southern end of the Mother Road. You can bring Fido too since pets are always welcome at the ‘8’. Continental breakfast available, convenient free parking and a number of bed options to choose from. Located only 3 minutes from the Pontiac Elks Golf Course, this hotel has become a favorite of visiting golfers over the years.

Quality Inn

1823 W Reynolds St, Pontiac


Another budget friendly choice located just off I55 is the Quality Inn, a 2-story hotel offering free amenities and enough parking for your car, bus or RV. Classic rooms feature flat-screen TV’s plus a mini-fridge and coffeemaker or opt for a jacuzzi suite instead. Microwaves available upon request. Enjoy the complimentary hot buffet breakfast, exercise room, business center or guest laundry facilities. Friendly front desk staff at this clean and cozy location.