3.3 2-star hotel $60 per night
Address: 3240 N. Vandever Ave., Pekin, IL 61554
Located just outside downtown, this basic hotel is 2.4 miles from Mineral Springs Park, 5.1 miles from Pekin Lake and 12.5 miles from Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino.
The modest rooms feature coffeemakers, minifridges and microwaves, as well as cable TV and free WiFi. Suites offer additional sitting areas with pull-out sofas, and some include whirlpool tubs.
Continental breakfast is complimentary, and there's an indoor pool. Guest laundry facilities are available (fee).
Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center
4.3 4-star hotel $135 per night
Address: 100 Conference Center Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone: (309) 694-0200
This riverfront all-suite hotel is 1.2 miles from the Peoria Riverfront Museum and 4.1 miles from the Peoria Zoo.
The straightforward suites include separate living rooms with pull-out sofas, kitchenettes and dining tables, plus WiFi (fee) and 2 flat-screen TVs with premium channels. Upgraded suites add whirlpool tubs.
Complimentary perks include made-to-order breakfast and an evening reception with light appetizers and drinks. There's also an American restaurant, an indoor pool, a 24/7 exercise room and a business center, plus an airport shuttle and free parking.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pekin (Peoria Area)
4.4 2-star hotel $125 per night
Address: 3615 Kelly Ave, Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 353-3305
This contemporary lodging is a 13-minute drive from the I-155 Highway, a 16-minute walk from Avanti's Dome Events and Sports Center, and 3.4 miles from Downtown Pekin.
The modern rooms come with desks and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges, microwaves and premium cable channels. There's also free WiFi and high-pressure showerheads in the bathrooms, while kids 19 and under stay free with an adult. Suites add separate living spaces with pull-out sofas and kitchenettes.
Amenities include a free breakfast bar and an indoor pool with whirlpool spa and fitness center, as well as a business center and parking.
Concorde Inn & Suites
3.0 2-star hotel $59 per night
Address: 2801 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 347-5533
Located 0.6 miles from Sunset Hills Golf Club, this low-key hotel is 3 miles from shopping and dining on Main Street.
All the modest rooms come with free WiFi, cable TV, coffeemakers, minifridges and microwaves. Upgraded suites add separate living spaces, kitchenettes and pull-out sofas.
Freebies consist of continental breakfast and parking. Towels for the outdoor pool (seasonal) are available at the front desk. Other amenities include a fitness center and a business center. Food and cocktails are served in a restaurant/lounge adjacent to the lobby.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Peoria East
4.2 2-star hotel $104 per night
Address: 200 Eastlight Court, Peoria, IL 61611
Phone: (309) 699-4100
Just off I-74, this contemporary hotel is 1.7 miles from Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino, and 10 miles from General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
Relaxed rooms offer free WiFi, desks with ergonomic chairs, and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, as well as coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas with pull-out sofas, microwaves and minifridges.
Freebies include hot breakfast, parking and an airport shuttle. There's also a 24/7 fitness center, an indoor pool and a whirlpool, as well as a convenience store and laundry facilities. Other amenities include a business center and a meeting room.
Super 8 Pekin/Peoria Area
3.2 2-star hotel $53 per night
Address: 3830 Kelley Dr, Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 347-8888
This simple budget hotel is a 9-minute drive from I-155, 2.5 miles from DragonLand Water Park and a 13-minute drive from Pekin Lake.
All rooms include en suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs with premium cable/satellite channels, plus microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Family and whirlpool tub suites are also available. There's free WiFi in every room and kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Complimentary continental breakfast is served in an informal dining area. Other amenities include an indoor heated pool, a laundry room and free truck/bus parking.