Motels in Bradley, Illinois

by Mark Heidelberger Google

The village of Bradley and its neighboring areas throughout Bourbonnais Township in Northeastern Illinois predominantly feature well-known motel chains, although a small handful of locally owned, mom-and-pop-style spots are scattered about as well. These properties are light on recreation, services and amenities, but do provide easy access to local attractions like Bradley Square and the Water Tower Plaza or corporate business hubs like Peddinghaus. The generally lower-priced room rates make them ideal choices for travelers on a budget.

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Quality Inn & Suites

The 85-room Quality Inn & Suites sits in the heart of the Kankakee River Valley near points of interest like the Perry Farm, with its numerous hiking trails and farm animals, and the Chicagoland Speedway. Guests enjoy an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, elevators, wake-up calls and multi-lingual staff at the front desk. Additionally, business travelers can make use of meeting rooms, and copy and fax services. A free full breakfast and unlimited coffee is available each day at the on-site restaurant, while a lounge and bar offers snacks and nightcaps. Guest rooms feature pay-per-view movies, work desks and computer hook-ups. Free newspapers are delivered to guests' doors each morning. Some rooms also have in-bath whirlpools. This property is FEMA-approved for government and military travelers.

America's Best Inn & Suites

America's Best Inn & Suites is convenient to several local businesses like McKesson and Sun Chemical as well as the Northfield Mall, featuring more than 70 stores and restaurants. The AAA-rated Three-Diamond property has a 24-hour front desk, indoor swimming pool, guest laundry and exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment. An unstaffed business center with a computer and several spacious conference rooms are available for business travelers. A complimentary continental breakfast is served in the mornings. Guest rooms come with satellite TVs, wet bars and refrigerators. Cribs are also available upon request, and children stay free when accompanied by a paying adult. Frequent guests benefit from the motel’s rewards program for free stays.

Northgate Motel

The privately owned Northgate Motel is located right off Route 50, less than two miles from the Hidden Cove Sports Plex and only seven miles from the Greater Kankakee Airport. The property features plenty of free outdoor parking, high-speed wireless Internet access, and a front desk staff that can assist out-of-towners in navigating the area. For meals, guests can mosey across the street to several restaurants, including Wendy's, Arby's and Long John Silver’s. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, with choice of one king or two double beds. In-room amenities range from microwaves to mini-fridges to 27-inch cable TVs with HBO and ESPN. The Northgate does not permit pets. All major credit cares are accepted.

Super 8 Bourbonnais/Kankakee Area

The Super 8 is located off I-57, providing easy access to area attractions including the Exploration Station children's museum, Aspen Ridge Golf Course and Kankakee River State Park. Guests enjoy the indoor heated pool, copy and fax services and Wi-Fi access in all public and private areas, as well as free parking for cars, trucks, buses and RVs. A light breakfast is served free in the lobby area, with lunch and dinner restaurants like IHOP, Coyote Canyon and Ryan's Buffet within four blocks of the premises. Guests choose from rooms with one king, one queen or two queen beds, with amenities that include 25-inch TVs with premium cable, and private bathrooms with extra-large mirrors. Discounts are available to AAA members, government workers and AARP cardholders, while Wyndham Rewards points can be earned and redeemed for rooms, gifts and airline miles.

About the Author

Mark Heidelberger has been writing for more than 22 years, from articles and short stories to novels and screenplays. He is a consummate foodie, loves to travel and has run several businesses, all of which influence his work. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA.