We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 169 Chicago hotels

Heart O' Chicago Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5990 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-3263
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Heart O' Chicago Motel to your Saves list
Heart O' Chicago Motel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Ranked #121 of 169 Hotels in Chicago
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Kathy C Madison, Wisconsin
Write a Review

98 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wanted to stay at someplace new on the north side of town with easy access to Wrigley field, and this is the place. The price was very affordable, free parking, a little continental breakfast, and easy to hop the bus that took us straight to the ball park. the hotel is a little older but clean. The only downfall... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rantoul, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want a clean place to sleep that won't bust your wallet, this is the place for you! No frills at this place and the decor is in desperate need of updating but it was very clean and the beds were comfy. Definitely a good choice for a quick stay. Staff was friendly too. Neighborhood wasn't too bad either.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mt Pleasant, MI
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 The place is outdated but I've never had a bad experience.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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Columbia, MO
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Fort Lauderdale
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Crawley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 9
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Heart O' Chicago Motel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Heart O' Chicago Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Heart O' Chicago Motel

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*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Tingo, TripOnline SA, Otel and Venere so you can book your Heart O' Chicago Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Heart o` Chicago Hotel Chicago
Heart o Chicago Motel
Heart Chicago Hotel

16 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (17)
Room/suite (7)
Bathroom (2)
Other (8)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Chicago with
any amenities