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Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
3 out of 5
2668 East 873 Road, Oglesby, IL
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The price is $160 per night
24.65 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (61 reviews)

"I loved the exclusive parking. Loved the dining room, restaurant, veranda, and overall space. It was beautiful. Hope to come back soon"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
Hampton Inn & Suites Peru, IL
2.5 out of 5
4421 North Peoria Street, Peru, IL
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The price is $99 per night
17.39 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (348 reviews)

"Tammy was very nice. We were coming in for wedding but the wrong Hampton. She helped us change reservation for next day. Covid breakfast was great. Choice of biscuit sandwhiches, cereal, milk, and oj. Many choices and tasted great. Room had a walk in shower. I would stay again over other 2 hotels ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Peru, IL
Fairfield Inn & Suites Peru
2.5 out of 5
4385 Venture Dr, Peru, IL
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The price is $98 per night
17.42 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (289 reviews)

"Nice clean property. Comfortable and clean room. Parking lot is cramped."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Peru

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Best Western Oglesby Inn
2.5 out of 5
900 Holiday Street, Oglesby, IL
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The price is $89 per night
20.73 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (592 reviews)

"Close to Starved Rock but disappointed that the pool was closed."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Best Western Oglesby Inn
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park
2.5 out of 5
4389 Venture Dr, Peru, IL
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The price is $67 per night
17.43 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (608 reviews)
Great for a little getaway

"Nice place , we only stayed a night , but may stay longer when all this lockdown is over."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park
Days Inn by Wyndham Oglesby/ Starved Rock
2 out of 5
120 N Lewis Ave, Oglesby, IL
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The price is $68 per night
20.74 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (546 reviews)

"Everything was top of the line at this hotel...the room, the service, the breakfast. They have everything very much under control...loved it here!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Oglesby/ Starved Rock
AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL
2.5 out of 5
2120 Claude Bailey Pkwy, Princeton, IL
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The price is $106 per night
1.51 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"We loved the indoor pool and spa after a long day of driving! Beds were comfortable and staff was very kind."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL
Super 8 by Wyndham Princeton
2 out of 5
2929 N. Main St., Princeton, IL
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The price is $57 per night
2.29 mi from city center
3.4/5 (91 reviews)

"Quiet place housekeeping was very nice and courteous"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Princeton
Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton
2 out of 5
2238 North Main St, Princeton, IL
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The price is $55 per night
1.75 mi from city center
3.1/5 (363 reviews)
Brief Stay

"My overall stay was brief but very good. In the morning the noise level was loud so better insulation would be useful. The hot water in the shower was slightly above tepid. The breakfast was very good."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton
Super 8 by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park
2 out of 5
1851 May Rd, Peru, IL
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The price is $60 per night
17.36 mi from city center
3.3/5 (374 reviews)

"Liked - large room with 3 queen beds: beds comfortable Disliked - room on 3rd floor and no elevator, which was difficult for grandparents traveling in 4 grandkids; took AC long time to cool room to a comfortable level, probably due to age of AC unit, location of unit in room and size of room."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park
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Visiting Princeton

Bargain hunters enjoy visiting Princeton though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's opera houses, entertainment choices, and architecture.

  • You'll find 62 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Ottawa
  • The closest major airport is in Peoria, IL (PIA-Greater Peoria Regional), 50.1 mi (80.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Princeton

A favorite place to visit in the city is Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. You'll also find Bureau County Fairgrounds and Martino State Fish and Wildlife Area in the area.

Here's a top rated accommodation based on our user reviews:

  • AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.

Getting Around Princeton

To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Princeton Station. Princeton might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Princeton

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 55°F and the nighttime average to be 13°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 33°F at night
  • July through September averages 85°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 71°F during the day and 15°F at night
  • Princeton gets about 37.95 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 16°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Princeton?
AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Super 8 by Wyndham Princeton and Econo Lodge Princeton as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Princeton, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Princeton.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Princeton?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Princeton, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Princeton?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge Princeton is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Princeton?
Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your stay with the kids include Super 8 by Wyndham Princeton and Econo Lodge Princeton. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Bureau County Fairgrounds.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Princeton?
Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Econo Lodge Princeton is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial?
AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. It’s located 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. Other good options within 5 miles include Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton and Econo Lodge Princeton.
What are some accommodations with pools in Princeton?
AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Days Inn by Wyndham Princeton and Econo Lodge Princeton.

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