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Sands Motel

1215 La Salle
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: (815) 434-6440



Best Rates in Town

Rest your weary head at the clean and quiet Sands Motel, convenient to downtown Ottawa, IL, the historic I & M Canal and nearby state parks. We are confident that you will find the time you spend with us to be pleasant and soothing. All our rooms are clean, comfortable and well-equipped with cable TV and Internet access. We allow pets and extended stays.

Our Comfortable Rooms Feature The Following Amenities:

  • Cable TV
  • Clean and Quiet
  • Extended Stay
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet
  • Monthly Rates
  • Nearby Restaurants
  • Nonsmoking Rooms
  • Refrigerators and Microwaves
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Truck Parking
  • Weekly Rates

Nearby Attractions

Buffalo Rock State Park

This promontory affords a magnificent, sweeping view of the Illinois River. Visitors enjoy picnicking, photography, viewing bison and hiking.

I and M Canal

Visitors can follow the Illinois and Michigan Canal State Trail along the old towpath and experience scenic views of the canal and Illinois River. The trail on the old canal towpath is easy walking and gives access to unparalleled scenic and historic sights. Bicyclists can also take advantage of the groomed towpath to enjoy the natural and manmade wonders. The trail is marked and has various exhibits that describe canal era features. Horseback riding isn't allowed.

Starved Rock State Park

This parks is notable for its deep forest, waterfalls and 13 miles of hiking trails. Fishing and boating is popular on the Illinois River here and there is a boat launch area.

Book Your Room Now

If you like what you see here, give us a call today to find out more or to reserve your room.