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Amber Inn

3901 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653-2105
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Detroit, Michigan
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Some sites say this is in the south loop. It is not. There were some 'exchanges' in the parking lot that appeared to be of a drug nature. The lot did have ample parking spaces on the good side. Check in kept getting bumped back and a few hours after the listed check in, I was able to do so.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Booked with out proper research. Very poor inn. Very bad neighbourhood , all building have bars at the windows and police milling about. Just did not feel safe inside or out. We booked in and spent 5 minutes in the room and checked out to go elsewhere. The staff were however polite and helpful. I was given a refund for... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My family came to Chicago for a funeral and we looked for suitable sleeping arrangements, and it was like the three bears. This to trashy. This not suitable for a family traveling with children and then we came across Amber inn, it was affordable, secure and good. The area is a little different than what some people expect, but I... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

the amber inn in Chicago on 39th was a great place to stay safe clean and friendly staff. the Manager, Mrs. Robyn Smith is a wonderful person I got to meet her and she made my whole family feel so welcome he were staying for 4 night have 6 rooms and everyone really enjoyed they stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean, comfortable. We got a double room on the 3rd flood. Theres both elevators and stairs on both sides of the building. The hallway are a little scary. Room was clean, beds are comfortable clean smell. Mine refrigerator and microwave. On site free parking.

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Zionsville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

As you can read from some of the reviews, this place is in a neighborhood undergoing revitalization. When we pulled into the courtyard to park, some of the rooms looked in very bad condition, almost scary. Dirty and torn curtains and windows, and beat up air conditioning units made us wary of even staying. Our room was on the third... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were in Chicago for five nights in the spring of 2015. We found the Amber Inn to be a wonderful place to stay. In terms of hospitality, I would give the hotel 6/5. All the staff were very friendly and went that extra mile in service. We were given a lovely, spacious room on the third floor which was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

If you have to stay here then it's because it's all that fits in your budget or everything else is booked. We went through 3 different rooms before we found one acceptable and was woken up at 6 am by an industrial fan outside the room that would make the mirror on the wall shake. But I've seen worse. ..... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

At first, I was thinking I was going to smell smoke and just be in a dirty room. Boy was I surprise, Diane the front desk clerk is so charming and helpful, she was training a beautiful young lady who smile was great. When I got in room 302 oh I was in heaven. The room was beautiful and smell... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The staff at Amber Inn were very friendly, the rooms were ok, very very basic, loud plastic covers on the beds and paper thin sheets. No refrigerator/shampoo/hair dryer/wifi etc. But the restaurant next store is AMAZING southern food - Pearl's Place with great old soul/jazz posters. The subway is very close and convenient as well. But the area where the... More 

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