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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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Ranked #119 of 167 hotels in Chicago
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • 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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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10 reviews 10 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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St. Paul, MN
2 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

After reading other reviews and searching for a reasonably priced hotel in the area we decided to stay here. My experience was just what I expected for the price. This Hotel/Motel was $60-$70 cheaper than anything else we could find near Wrigley Field. Plus, there was free parking! We knew that we weren't going to be hanging out at the... More

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Washington, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I wouldn't recommend this motel unless you're a smoker. They didn't have any non-smoking rooms and everything stunk. If you can get beyond the smell of smoke, it's a great location, within walking distance of both the Thorndale & Bryn Mawr L lines and the restaurants and shops in Andersonville. We were able to walk almost everywhere and when we... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

You can't beat free parking in Chicago! This is a clean and comfortable place. My friends stayed there while visiting the city. It's nothing fancy, but they weren't visiting for the hotel. It's convenient if you need to be on the north side of the city, and it is close to Lake Shore Drive.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

A great option while visiting Chicago. The rooms are immaculately clean. The staff is always friendly, free parking, great location for the Northside of Chicago. There is free coffee and snacks in the morning. This motel is a great value.

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Additional Information about Heart O' Chicago Motel

Also Known As:
Heart o` Chicago Hotel Chicago
Heart o` Chicago Hotel
Heart o Chicago Motel
Heart o Chicago Hotel
Heart Chicago Hotel
Address: 5990 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-3263
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Free Breakfast Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#119 Spa Hotel in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart O' Chicago Motel 2*
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