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Heart O' Chicago Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5990 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-3263
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mt Pleasant, MI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed here several times! If you're expecting a 4 star hotel, you'll be highly disappointed, but if you're looking for a clean, safe place, then you'll be fine! The place is outdated but I've never had a bad experience. Usually when I stay here, I'm not in my room that much, only usually to sleep and shower. You can't... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Although my stay at this hotel was okay. I felt that for quality of stay offered, it was overpriced. On the good side, the hotel has free parking, it's in a safe neighborhood, and it's very clean. The down side was that it is very dated, they don't give you a lot of amenities such as an iron, and the... More

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Columbia, MO
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you need to stay on the North side, this is a good bet. It's located close to Lake Shore Drive, Rogers Park, and Edgewater. It has free parking, decent breakfast, and CLEAN rooms. Walls are THIN, if you're a light sleeper.. Price is right.

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Fort Lauderdale
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great location for two of us n cheap, always spotless ,only downfall is saw housekeeping drying concrete with towels n wifi suks other than that it's great value centrally located to most neighborhoods

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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I used to stay at Wrigleyville hotels in the 90s but now they have become incredibly expensive. For about $100 a night this hotel is clean if dated, conveniently located if difficult to get into. I like the location but maneuvering the first time to get into the parking lot is extremely difficult. Best is to forget Ridge avenue and... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

It took me a good while to research a motel far away enough from Chicago to have a satisfactory rate yet have good access to a train station for easy travel to the city centre. This is the one I settled on for three nights. The entrance is on a road with the usual and divided 2 lane carriageways that... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

In a shady part of Chicago, comes an even shadier motel that doesn't even bother to spell out all the words. "Heart O' Chicago" I mean, serioulsly, would it have been that much harder to add an "f" to the word "of"? In a room with only 2 towels, and no extra covers at all, you will be amazed by... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I stayed here for two nights while visiting Northwestern University with my son. This is exactly what you hope for in a hotel: decently comfortable beds, a television, air conditioning and locking doors and windows. It's clean - I didn't smell smoking or anything else. Reasonably quiet at night. The person at the front desk was friendly and efficient. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

The guy running it was so lovely! But I guess it's not the motels fault it's in a shabby area. I was travelling with my Dad and he was kept awake all night with the goings on in the room beside him, culminating in armed assault, police, the whole works. We left the next day only to find that maybe... More

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Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

My best friend and I stayed her for 4 nights. Its a basic motel no extras except free parking (thank goodness!) The man that checked us in took was friendly and nice. Appreciated the mattress covers to keep bed bugs away. Breakfast was cold ceral, donuts, muffins,oatmeal packages, o.j, coffee and whole milk. I just wish there was a fridge... More

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Address: 5990 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-3263
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart O' Chicago Motel 2*
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