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Carlton Inn Midway

#41 of 179 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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4944 S. Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60632
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was happy to find out about a great, well-run hotel with reasonable rates close to Midway Airport (and with a free shuttle). Most of the cheap motels near Midway are seedy, but this one is professionally run and has all the comforts of the expensive chains: in-room coffee, fridge and microwave, nice continental breakfast with real orange juice (not... More 

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Taylors, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We picked up at the Midway airport by the hotel shuttle service about 10 minutes after we called the hotel. Drivers were very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. The Front desk was extremely courteous for our entire stay. Our room had a microwave, fridge, coffee machine, iron, ironing board and hair dryer. Soaps are handled via a soap dispenser,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First things first- don't judge a book by its cover. It looks average on the outside but it sure as heck isn't anywhere else. The rooms are modernly furnished and the staff is AMAZING. I have been to many Chicago hotels - ones where I've paid double what I paid at the Carlton Inn Midway- and the service wasn't half... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there on 19May 2015. Exceeded expectations for the price. John, the staff member that checked us in, was very friendly and extremely helpful. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the ambiant temperature was perfect, and the wifi signal strong. A quick 5 min walk to the train station (they will give you a ride if you dont... More 

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Tecumseh, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel during an exceptionally booked-up weekend, when every hotel in town was booked, so I can only surmise that we drew the unlucky straw and got the one room with 30-year old (cheese smell) carpet and food in the wall heat-AC unit grate. The high marks for the breakfast are spot on.... Keep up the good... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your basic needs are met here. The bed was old and uncomfortable, but serves its purpose. I would not want to stay here for an extended period of time. If you feel safe using city transportation this would be a great place to stay and use city transport. The orange line is relatively close and will take you downtown. The... More 

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New Era, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The employees from the Carlton Inn Midway went above and beyond to help with an unusual situation. They allowed me to help someone stay at their motel and even made sure they had milk for this person's baby and also shuttled her to the bus station. They took the time to help when help was desperately needed. I am very... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because of it's TripAdvisor score and because we enjoy supporting local companies. We came in on an early flight and headed over to the hotel in hopes of at least storing our bags while we roamed the city. The front desk found us a room to check into right away and that was awesome. The room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

uninspiring Motel not Hotel room has no safe though front deck does room are ok but this is a budget motel with room doors n walkways facing the car parking spaces wasn't what I expected unfortunately

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South Bend, IN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I were flying out of Midway and stayed here the Monday night before our flight. We left our car in their lot and took their shuttle to the airport in the morning and called the shuttle when we returned the following Sunday. Both were quick and timely. The room was comfortable and the staff were friendly and... More 

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