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The Carleton of Oak Park

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the motel section of the Carleton. The location was convenient to everything in Oak Park as well as the train to go into downtown Chicago. The room was large, clean and comfortable and had a refrigerator, microwave and a table for eating breakfast. A good choice if you want to explore Oak Park.

Thank Jean L
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a charming cozy place to stay in Chicago. It has the ambiance of the early 20th century, but all the amenities a 21st century traveler could want. Only four floors , with cozy rooms, good food & an excellent location. Especially if you are hoping to visit the Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the neighborhood! An inside restaurant, a...

Thank Ann C
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a older hotel in a great location for walking tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright historic district. The in house bar/restaurant had good food and a huge beer list. I'm looking forward to staying there again.

Thank Jeri R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best hotel in the area if you don't want to stay in downtown Chicago. Gets stars due to proximity to downtown Oak Park, good restaurants, public transportation and the fact there is no other real competition. Loses stars because it is relatively expensive given the quality of the facilities, lack of amenities and services. Again, due to lack of real...

Thank Lei K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its an older hotel. It has character. The room was clean but very warm despite the AC. We had a "premium" room with 2 beds. No vending machines or even ice & water that we could find. I know this is sort of Chicago's outskirts but price is a bit high and beware of the NO ($00!!) refund on advance...

Thank JennyNTimT
Orange, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older Hotel that is well maintained. If yo are looking for "Chrome and Glass" decor this is nit the place. Rich dark wood panels and architecture are here. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Rooms are not massive, but well appointed and very clean. Meals and Drinks are a few steps from the lobby. Enjoyed it.

Thank Montvue
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Another trip to The Carleton of Oak Park. Feels like going home to visit The Carleton yet again. My home from home in Oak Park, Chicago. This old established family run hotel has a very welcoming feel. I met the owner this time who couldn't do enough to make my trip as comfortable as possible. Purpose of my visit was...

Thank Pam_Shapiro_2004
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice old fashioned hotel within walking distance of shops and restaurants in Oak Park. Hotel Parking was free and staff very helpful. Room rates seemed reasonable for the area. Hotel has a restaurant and a pub, but felt restaurant prices were high and the local restaurant selection is just plain AWESOME!!

Thank Eric_Watson
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wonderful Hotel built in 1928. Our room was a single Queen, a bit on the small side but excellent in every other way. The bed was very comfortable. A bit on the hard side which is the way I like it. My wife really liked the pillows.There was only one chair and desk available, but the room also had a...

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Our overnight accommodation in the main Carleton Hotel, not the motel, was as promised: 2 double beds in a large room. We did not find a thermostat, but we were able to turn off the heat and we opened one window to cool room down. Shower was nice. No breakfast available except in Poor Phil's, an attached restaurant/bar. Parking is...

Thank Alexa T

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Additional Information about The Carleton of Oak Park

Address: 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 60302-3093
Region: United States > Illinois > Oak Park
Price Range: $196 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carleton of Oak Park 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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“Ask for a quietly located room. Suites are very spacious. Other rooms vary in size.”
Pam_Shapiro_2004, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We chose the hotel section (not motel) and were very pleased with size of room.”
Stringtownie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose the annex if you want a kitchenette too.”
dianepdk, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Open a window if it gets hot, the heater is good and won't turn off.”
Tim_the_Enchanter417, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice free parking in rear Allowed a late checkout ( 1.5 Hours) for funeral services downtown.”
williamssly, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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