A welcoming DeKalb hotel near Northern Illinois University. Located just moments from Northern Illinois University, with easy access to I-88 and the Historic Lincoln Highway (Route 38), the Hampton Inn hotel in DeKalb, IL, offers a comfortable base for guests traveling on business or vacationing in DeKalb, Illinois. The hotel is near golf courses and shops, restaurant and pubs in quaint downtown DeKalb and Sycamore. Visit nearby attractions including Shabbona Lake State Park, the Ellwood House Museum and NIU’s Convocation Center. Corporate guests will appreciate our proximity to numerous businesses and offices.