Best Western Plus North Joliet in Joliet, Illinois, 63 rooms, opened on Sept. 13. Mike Patel owns the property, which was converted from a Lexington Inn & Suites, a brand of Red Lion Hotels Corp. The nine-month renovation of the rooms, lobby and indoor swimming pool tallied $1.3 million. It has six suites. It features a guest laundry and fitness area as well as meeting space for up to 45 people.