The 63-room Best Western Plus North Joliet in Joliet, Illinois, opened Sept. 13 with Mike Patel as owner.

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.